11 Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

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Did you know October 1 is World Vegetarian Day? By cutting meat out of your diet, you lose weight easier, help the environment, reduce your risk for heart diseases, shrink your cancer risk, and save animals to name a few benefits.

 

If cutting meat out of your diet isn’t in the cards right now, try giving up meat at least once a week. Make today that day and try one of these meatless recipes for every meal!

 

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Breakfast

 

5-Minute Breakfast Burrito

These burritos hit all the major food groups! They're a great way to work more veggies into your breakfast. 

 

Protein Pancakes

Pancakes are always a crowd-pleaser, but a big no-no if you are trying to watch your diet. The answer to this dilemma? Protein Pancakes.

 

Spring Vegetable Frittata

This spring vegetable frittata is a great way to use those first farmer’s market finds of the season and add more vegetables to your diet. 

 


 

Appetizers and Side Dishes

 

Salsa and Avocado Salad

This easy dish is my “go-to” food when looking to enjoy something quick, healthy, and tasty. 

 

Quinoa Stuffed Poblanos Peppers

At less than 300 calories per serving (two stuffed pepper halves), you'll get plenty of flavor and texture without  sabotaging your workout. 

 


 

Lunch

 

Quinoa Tabouli Salad

If you haven’t tried tabouli, you’re missing out! It’s a major salad in Middle Eastern cuisine. The main components of tabouli are always the same: fresh parsley, mint, tomato, scallions, lemon juice, and oil. 

 

Corn and Sweet Pepper Quesadillas

Quesadillas are notoriously high in fat and calories. Satisfy your craving with this super flavorful lightened up version.

 

Southwest Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

This southwest salad allows you to enjoy your favorite Mexican flavors in a veggie-packed salad that's perfect for lunch.

 


 

Dinner

 

Spicy Black Bean Burger

Veggie burgers are a fantastic, guilt-free alternative to burgers. 

 

Farmer’s Market Lasagna Rollups

The individual lasagna rolls are packed with veggies and help keep servings small.

 

Sweet Potato and Quinoa Burger

These sweet and spicy patties are a great way to switch up your usual burger routine. They're vegan, gluten free, and made with wholesome ingredients like quinoa, sweet potato, white beans, and oat flour. 

 


 

 

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