meatless Monday

Takeout Made Meatless

Written on April 14, 2014 at 10:00 am , by

When you’re stuck in a dinner rut, your first instinct might be to pick up the phone and order takeout. But there’s no need when you can make your same restaurant favorites right in your own kitchen! These takeout recipes are easy to follow and can be on your table in the same amount of time it takes to call for delivery. Even on Meatless Monday, you can make restaurant-quality dishes at home.

 

Craving Thai food? Our Veggie Pad Thai is full of veggies and flavor without all the extra salt or fat!

 

How about Italian? Crispy coated eggplant rounds are baked instead of fried in our Cheesy Eggplant Parm.

 

More in the mood for Mexican? Rach’s Seven-Layer Burritos are full of protein-packed ingredients like refried beans and avocados so you won’t miss the meat!

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German Made Meatless

Written on March 24, 2014 at 10:00 am , by

Usually when we think of German cuisine, bratwurst, schnitzel and other meat-centric dishes come to mind. But there’s a whole vegetarian side of German food that’s just waiting to be discovered. While many dishes are potato-heavy, they can be lightened up with fresh and flavorful vegetables. So while we’re still slowly transitioning into spring, try some of these meatless German comfort foods. Don’t forget the Hefeweizen!

 

White Asparagus Bread Salad with Hollandaise

 

German Potato Pie

 

Mushroom Goulash with Pierogi

 
 

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Mediterranean Made Meatless

Written on March 17, 2014 at 10:00 am , by

In our April issue, we take you on a culinary journey to parts of the Mediterranean way beyond just Spain and Italy. Countries like Turkey, Israel and Morocco are home to some bold, palate-awakening foods that are chef-, nutritionist- and Meatless Monday-approved. So ditch the traditional Greek salad or Spanish omelet and embrace the flavors of the (meatless) Mediterranean with these dishes:

 

From our April issue: Spicy Tomato-Poached Eggs

 

Lentil-Couscous Salad

 

Spice-Grilled Eggplant, Feta & Spinach Pizzas

 

From our April issue: Fried Chickpeas & Fresh Vegetable Salad

 
 

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Indian Made Meatless

Written on March 10, 2014 at 10:00 am , by

Chickpeas, tofu, curry, oh my! One of the easiest cuisines to make meatless yet still feel full and satisfied has got to be Indian. A big bowl of curry is full of exotic flavors and spices to keep things interesting, while hearty vegetables and protein-packed chickpeas are sure to give you that Meatless Monday energy that you’re craving. Here are some of our top meatless Indian recipes, plus a brand new recipe from our April issue, on newsstands tomorrow!

 

Tofu Coconut Curry

 

Indian Chana Masala with Roti

 

Winter Vegetable Curry in a Hurry

 

Start with our brand new recipe for Silky Tomato Soup and transform it into

Curried Chickpea Soup with the following ingredients:

 

In a medium skillet, heat 1 tbsp. EVOO over medium-high. Add 1 chopped onion, one 15-oz. can chickpeas (drained and rinsed) and 1 tbsp. mild curry powder; cook until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Add to soup. Top with chopped cilantro leaves and toasted fennel seed.

 
 

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Asian Made Meatless

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Asian Made Meatless

Written on February 24, 2014 at 2:07 pm , by

The next stop on our vegetarian culinary journey brings us to Asia. We know it’s easy to call up for some veggie stir fry or miso soup, but why stick to the basics when you can have things like vegetable dumplings and nutty noodles? So drop the take-out menu and try one of our healthy, hearty and oh-so flavorful recipes this Meatless Monday that may even replace your go-to restaurant altogether.

 

Nutty Asian Noodles with Carrots & Edamame

 

Mushroom-Stuffed Asian Eggplant

 

Vegetable Dumplings

What other ethnic cuisines would you like to see made meatless?

 

 

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Mexican Made Meatless

Written on February 17, 2014 at 9:00 am , by

So you’ve had your fun in Italy and you’re ready for your next stop. This week we’re embracing the flavors of Mexico! You may be familiar with fish tacos or beef enchiladas, but we’ve replaced the meat in some classic Mexican favorites with hearty vegetarian ingredients that’ll keep you satisfied until Tuesday. So say “adíos” to meat and “hola” to a Mexican meatless Monday!

 

Mexican Macaroni & Grilled Corn

 

Tex-Mex Sweet Potato Tacos

 

Black Bean Tostadas with Smoky Salsa

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Italian Made Meatless

Written on February 10, 2014 at 11:29 am , by

By this point, you probably have a stash of #MeatlessMonday recipes up your sleeve. If we had to bet, we’d say you’ve probably already made a veggie burger or meatless chili – maybe even more than once! Craving something new? Our newest installment of Meatless Monday is here to deliver, by taking your taste buds around the world. We’ll be featuring a different set of international dishes to keep Mondays tastier than ever, and hopefully expose you to some new foreign flavors. First up: The flavors of Italia!

 

Italian Gnocchi with Pomodoro Sauce

Ratatouille Pizzas

Eggplant Parmesan Rigatoni

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Meatless Monday: Let Them Eat Cake!

Written on February 3, 2014 at 11:09 am , by

There are tons of ways to make vegetarian meals fun and exciting to eat. One way? Turn them into cake! You guys love eating anything with the word “cake” in it so much, that our Zucchini Fritter Cakes are the most popular recipe on our Vegetarian Recipes Pinterest board. So we did some exploring to see what other cake-ified recipes we could come up with for Meatless Monday. Browse our findings below!

 

Our famous Zucchini Fritter Cakes

Corn Cakes with Peppers and Onions

Black Bean Cakes with Guacamole

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National Cheese Lovers’ Meatless Monday

Written on January 20, 2014 at 9:00 am , by

Today is not your average Meatless Monday. Today is also National Cheese Lovers’ Day! Whether you’re an everyday vegetarian or just a participant in Meatless Monday, cheese is always a great ingredient to incorporate into your meals for that extra protein and calcium boost. So in honor of all you cheese-loving vegetarians, here are some of our favorite cheesy recipes perfect for Meatless Monday:

 

Our brand new recipe for Eggplant-Parm Grilled Cheese combines two of your favorite comfort foods into one succulent sandwich.

 

Thanks to packaged frozen ravioli, our Cheese Ravioli with Mushrooms and Spinach comes together in no time, but still feels healthy and homemade.

 

Finally, our Spicy Bean and Cheese Burritos pack such a flavor punch, you won’t even miss the meat!

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Our Most Popular Meatless Meals of 2013

Written on December 30, 2013 at 9:00 am , by

In honor of the last Meatless Monday of the year, we’re looking back at 2013′s most popular vegetarian dishes. With dozens of chili, taco, casserole and pasta recipes to choose from, these five really stuck out to our readers. Here’s looking back on a fantastic 53 Meatless Mondays and hoping that the next year’s will be just as full of healthy, delicious and fun recipes.

 

Linguine with Eggplant Ragout

Vegetarian Chickpea Burgers

Spicy Potato Tacos

Eggplant Roll-Ups

Succotash Veggie Chili

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