Try these five easy vegetarian recipes for Meatless Monday. These vegetarian and vegan recipes are dietitian-approved and don’t take a lot of time or prep. Incorporating more vegetarian meals into your week can lower your risk for dangerous health conditions, such as heart disease and cancer.
Split peas are high in fiber, which can help decrease cholesterol, normalize blood sugars, and help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight. All of these things, in turn, support a healthy heart.
Wheat berries impart a pleasant, chewy texture and nutty flavor. Best of all, they won’t turn into mush when mixed with a dressing or moist fruits or vegetables.
Enjoy this quick and easy dish as a vegetarian main course or as a simple side for a grilled entrée. It’s perfect for using up those end-of-the-season tomatoes.
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The great part about this recipe is that you don’t have to do any special shopping for it! Simply take a look in your refrigerator vegetable drawer and roast whatever awaits you.
This salad is a perfect pick when you have guests for dinner and have a lot of other dishes to prepare. You can make the dressing a day or two ahead if you like.
This Asian-inspired stir fry recipe marries sweet and sour flavors. Makes a perfect side dish to broiled chicken or fish. Select firm, straight stalks with closely closed tips, whether you like pencil-thin or thick stalks.
Leafy greens, mushrooms, peppers and squash pack this tasty brown rice dish with fiber and nutrients. It’s flavored with sambal, an Indonesian chili paste, lemon and fresh herbs.
Bulgur wheat adds moistness and is a great source of fiber.
These minted fruit kabobs are a fresh, sweet dish that make for a light and pretty dessert or a fun snack.