Believe it or not, you don’t need to eat animal products to meet your daily protein needs.
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Whether you’re concerned for your health, the environment or your budget, going meatless for some of your meals can be a positive step.
Ease into plant-based eating with these healthful and flavorful dishes.
Thai Peanut Spaghetti Squash
Could this be your new favorite “pasta” recipe? Luxurious coconut milk and peanut butter make a silky sauce – and a savory-sweet topping for squash, edamame and broccoli.
Tofu, Broccoli, Shiitake Mushroom Stir-Fry
Walnuts and optional mint leaves are a surprising addition to the broccoli and shiitake mushrooms in this heart-healthy dish.
Roasted Cauliflower Tacos
Pinto beans provide the base for these beauties, but the real stars are the veggies: cauliflower, poblano peppers and tomatoes, dusted with chili powder and roasted to sweet, crisp perfection.
Stuffed Peppers with Veggies and Quinoa
Traditional stuffed peppers are heavy on meat and cheese, but we prefer a lighter approach that packs in veggies and flavor for a true vegan feast.
Quinoa, Black Bean, Arugula and Spinach Ragout
Put together this hearty dish with whatever legumes or grains are in your pantry. It only takes one pan to prepare, so cleanup will be a breeze.
Quick and Hearty Black Bean Soup
Beans are a great vegetarian protein source and are high in fiber. Top off this filling soup with a lime wedge or whole-grain tortilla chips.
Three-Mushroom Barley Soup
Meaty mushrooms and barley are the perfect pair in this rich-tasting soup that boasts only 1 gram of fat per serving.