Tag Archives: Meatless Monday

Vegetarian Month

Vegetarian Month

It’s Vegetarian Month, and whether you’re a longtime vegetarian, interested in trying it for a week, or just looking for Meatless Monday meal ideas, these healthy vegetarian recipes will be perfect for adding to your rotation.

First up are Breakfast Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce that make the most of eggs and potatoes.

Breakfast Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce
Image and Recipe via Little Spice Jar

 

Game day cravings don’t have to be heavy with this Creamy Vegetarian White Chili.

Creamy Vegetarian White Chili

 

This beautiful Mushroom Alfredo Pasta Bake is so delicious, no one will guess it’s also healthy.

Healthy Mushroom Alfredo Pasta Bake

 

Looking to lighten up your burrito bowl craving? Try this Taco Grain Bowl with Crispy Chipotle Chickpeas.

Taco Grain Bowl With Crispy Chipotle Chickpeas

 

Save on your takeout budget with this homemade Chickpea and Potato Masala that’s just $1.72 per serving.

Chana Aloo Masala (Chickpea and Potato Masala)

 

These Sugar Snap Pea and Carrot Soba Noodles are vegetarian but also protein-packed.

Sugar Snap Pea and Carrot Soba Noodles

Sugar Snap Pea and Carrot Soba Noodles

 

Whip up Enchilada Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms for an easy dinner that’s ready in just 25 minutes.

Enchilada Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
Image and Recipe via Sweet Peas and Saffron

National Hot Dog Month

National Hot Dog Month

It’s National Hot Dog Month, and there are many ways to enjoy the family favorite with health in mind.

These Homemade Veggie Dogs are a delicious summer staple for your meatless Mondays. 

Homemade Veggie Dogs

 

Mix up the traditional condiments with Turkey Dogs with Corn Salsa and Chipotle Cream.

Turkey Dogs with Corn Salsa and Chipotle Cream
Image and Recipe via NatureBoxBlog

 

Gluten-Free Vegan Hot Dogs are prefect to have at a BBQ for the non-meat eaters.

Gluten-Free Vegan Hot Dogs
Image and Recipe via Vegan a la Mode

 

If you’re cutting back on carbs, you can skip the bun with these Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs.

Sweet Potato Sausage Dogs
Image and Recipe via Plating Pixels

 

These Smoky Barbecue Carrot Hot Dogs with Creamy Chickpea Salad are packed with veggies.

Smoky Barbecue Carrot Hot Dogs with Creamy Chickpea Salad
Image and Recipe via Vegan Sandra

 

Use turkey dogs to make these Thai Style Hot Dogs better for you.

Thai Style Hot Dogs

 

Whether you’re a vegetarian, or just looking for topping ideas, these Healthy Vegetarian Hot Dog Toppings are great inspiration.

Healthy Vegetarian Hot Dog Toppings
Image and Recipe via Ricotta and Radishes

Healthy Bean Recipes

Healthy Bean Recipes

Lighten up meals this summer by sneaking in more healthy plant protein with this week’s healthy bean recipes.

Dinner will be ready in 30 minutes with this Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms and Beans.

Creamy Vegan Polenta with Mushrooms and Beans

 

Skip the meat in today’s Taco Tuesday with Pinto Bean Fajita Tacos with Cilantro Chile Lime Marinade.

Pinto Bean Fajita Tacos with Cilantro Chile Lime Marinade – Vegan Fajitas

 

Add some protein to your sweet tooth treat with White Bean Blondies.

White Bean Blondies

 

This plant-based Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger is perfect for summer nights.

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

 

Whip up Chocolate Black Bean Blender Muffins the whole family will love.

Chocolate Black Bean Blender Muffins {High Protein}

 

Meatless Black Bean Loaf with Creamy Avocado Verde Sauce is a great alternative to traditional meatloaf.

The Most Delicious Meatless Black Bean Loaf with Creamy Avocado Verde Sauce (vegan, gluten free)

 

Make this beautiful Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet for a tasty dinner together.

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet

Make the Most of Healthy Soup Month

National Soup Month

It’s National Soup Month, so we had healthy versions of your favorites all week.

Try this Spicy Vegan Black Bean Soup for Meatless Monday.

Spicy Vegan Black Bean Soup
Image and Recipe via The Glowing Fridge

 

Whip up Chicken Zoodle Soup that’s perfect when you’re under the weather.

Chicken Zoodle Soup

 

If rich soups are your favorite, try this lighter Broccoli Cheese and Potato Soup.

Broccoli Cheese and Potato Soup
Image and Recipe via Skinnytaste

 

Make the childhood classic Tomato Basil Soup fresh at home.

The BEST Tomato Basil Soup Recipe

 

Make Slow Cooker Kale and Turkey Meatball Soup for your comfort food cravings.

Slow Cooker Kale and Turkey Meatball Soup
Image and Recipe via Foodiecrush

 

Craving takeout this winter? Try this Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup instead.

Crockpot Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Soup (Video)

 

This Baked Potato Soup feels like a splurge, but it isn’t.

Baked Potato Soup
Image and Recipe via Skinnytaste

Artichoke Recipes

Healthy Artichoke Recipes

This week. we featured healthy artichoke recipes, which are in-season or a great canned staple to keep on hand this holiday season.

For Meatless Monday or a show-stopping brunch, try this Spinach Artichoke Egg Casserole.

Spinach Artichoke Egg Casserole

 

These Crispy Artichoke Hearts with Horseradish Aioli are the perfect pre-dinner snack.

Crispy Artichoke Hearts with Horseradish Aioli

 

Make Baked Chicken with Spinach and Artichokes for a comforting, fall meal.

Baked Chicken with Spinach and Artichokes

 

Artichoke Hummus is a lighter alternative to your favorite creamy artichoke dips.

On the Job: Artichoke Hummus

 

This Chicken Pesto Artichoke Naan Pizza is a light and easy alternative to delivery.

Chicken Pesto Artichoke Naan Pizza

 

Stuffed Eggplants with Ricotta, Spinach, and Artichoke make a great side or a hearty vegetarian dinner.

Stuffed Eggplant with Ricotta, Spinach, and Artichoke
Image and Recipe via Key Ingredient

 

Roasted Garlic and Artichoke Stuffed Chicken is a rich and delicious entrée any night of the week.

Roasted Garlic & Artichoke Stuffed Chicken

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Hearty Vegetarian Meals

Healthy Vegetarian Meals

This week, we took Meatless Monday to a whole new level with hearty vegetarian meals that will even satisfy meat lovers.

First up is an Artichoke Flatbread that makes the perfect lunch:

Artichoke Flatbread

 

Cheesy Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Arugula and Poached Eggs are perfect for brunch or breakfast-for-dinner.

 Cheesy Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Arugula and Poached Eggs
Image and Recipe via How Sweet Eats

 

This Grilled Tofu Teriyaki with Spicy Spinach Udon will help you fall in love with tofu.

Grilled Tofu Teriyaki with Spicy Spinach Udon

 

This Grilled Hummus & Caramelized Onion Sandwich packs a salty and sweet bite.

Grilled Hummus & Caramelized Onion Sandwich

Grilled Hummus & Caramelized Onion Sandwich

 

Vegetarian Lentil Chili is so hearty that it’s a perfect recipe to save for football season.

Vegetarian Lentil Chili

 

Orange Cauliflower is a sweet and fresh take on your takeout favorite.

ORANGE CAULIFLOWER–A VEGETARIAN’S ORANGE CHICKEN

 

Make this Grilled Polenta with Mushrooms for a hearty meal that’s ideal for summer or fall.

Grilled Polenta with Mushrooms

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Healthy Wraps and Portable Lunches

Healthy Wraps

This week in food, we featured a light lunch option that doesn’t feel like you’re grazing, healthy wraps.

First up for Meatless Monday was a Quinoa Wrap with Black Beans, Feta, and Avocado.

Connection Recipe: Quinoa Wrap with Black Beans, Feta and Avocado

 

This Turkey Avocado Wrap is quick and easy, and just 135 calories for lunch on-the-go.

Chicken, Fish and Bison-Oh My!

 

This Curried Pork Salad Wrap on flatbread is more interesting than chicken salad, but still easy, portable, and filling.

Curried Pork Salad Wrap

 

Really want to cut carbs? These Poppy Seed Chicken Fruit Salad Lettuce Wraps are like a light and refreshing, portable salad.

Poppy Seed Chicken Fruit Salad Lettuce Wraps

 

This White Bean Wrap is so easy, you don’t even have to cook. Just mix and spread for lunch anytime.

White Bean Wrap Recipe

 

Lobster Wraps with Lemon Mayonnaise are a lightened version of the New England sandwich classic that will make any picnic more sophisticated.

Lobster Wraps with Lemon Mayonnaise

 

These Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Ginger Garlic Sauce have all your takeout favorites, even noodles, so you won’t even miss the bread.

Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Ginger Garlic Sauce

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