We often have meatless nights in our home to change things up a bit. I enjoy trying new recipes and sometimes I forget to defrost meat from the freezer. Then I tell my girls, it’s Meatless Monday (or Tuesday, Wednesday, whatever day it is!). I followed a vegetarian diet for about 5 years in my early to mid 20s. I tried many meatless alternatives and found they actually taste good! I loved my veggie burgers and still have them on occasion.
Even if you buy a veggie burger product, doesn’t mean you have to actually make a veggie burger. In reality, there are so many yummy meatless dishes you can create! Take for instance black bean burgers. Yes, you can make a good ol’ burger with all the fixins’, but you could also think outside the bun and come up with some creative alternatives! Think pizza, nachos, casseroles and more. I’m getting hungry thinking of all the delicious recipes.
These Italian flavored black bean meatballs are a delicious and hearty plant based alternative to traditional meatballs. Serve with your favorite marinara sauce over pasta or zoodles for a comforting healthful meal.
Slow Cooker Chickpea Curry is one of those meals that really packs in the flavour with minimal fuss! Warming and nourishing, it’s perfect to whip up on the morning of a busy weekday or works just as well for your weekend fakeaway!
This Garlic Teriyaki Tofu recipe is perfect, if you are a beginner vegan. It is one of my favorite recipes as it’s high in protein and a flavor-bomb! The perfect weeknight dinner! Forget take-out, this is so much better for you and your wallet.
This vegetarian rogan josh is packed with wholesome ingredients – it’s healthy comfort food for chilly days. This aubergine curry is vegetarian but can easily be made vegan and it's a great way to satisfy a curry craving without the meat.
This is the best creamy dairy-free lasagna with vegan ragù and a high-protein cheese sauce! Secretly healthy and veggie-rich, this budget-friendly family dinner is actually easy to follow and totally customizable. Try this scrumptious meatless meal (no tofu required), kids love it!
Oven-roasted cauliflower and broccoli make this easy pasta recipe deeply flavorful. Parmesan cheese, garlic and bright lemon juice are all you really need to round out the salty-umami-tangy symphony of tastes. It’s deceptively simple … just a few ingredients that add up to surprisingly big, big flavors!
Make this super easy and healthy Vegetable Thai Fried Rice using a variety of fresh veggies and aromatic jasmine rice with Thai style sauce. It is a perfect wholesome fried rice recipe for making a quick dinner or lunch.
Vegetarian Enchiladas are a no-roll veggie enchilada casserole packed with ALL the flavor and half the effort. Sweet potatoes, black beans, corn, tortillas, cheese, and my smoky enchilada sauce are the perfect balance of savory, spicy, and sweet.
Brothy Beans with Garlic Toast ~ yes beans can be dinner, and a darned delicious one at that, especially when you combine them with garlicky toasted bread and and an incredibly aromatic broth. Let’s do this!!
Typically made with beef bone broth, pho is a delicious Vietnamese soup. This vegan version is packed full of veggies with all the flavors you would expect in a bowl of pho. And takes just 30 minutes to make.