Just because a food is entirely plant-based absolutely does not mean it is flavorless or unfulfilling! But often times people think that about vegetarian cooking, but I think they just don't know where to start! So, I am sharing two of my favorite vegetarian cookbooks that helped spring me into a more vegetarian lifestyle at home.
Vegetarian Tikka Masala over Rice
Though we are not a completely vegetarian household, I enjoy eating vegetarian for a few reasons. First of all, my body feels healthier and my weight is more stable when I eat veggie, and I’m sure my husband’s cholesterol levels need it. Secondly, it is way better for the environment! The meat industry is one of the largest strains on our climate. Last, it’s actually pretty darn cost effective! This cauliflower tikka masalla was a recent invention that my household found successful. Recipe is linked, I hope you like it!
Meatless Monday – Caprese Pasta Salad w/Banza Chickpea Noodles
This vegetarian pasta salad is not only filling and delicious but it is super easy to toss together too! I included my review of the Banza chickpea pasta that my family tried and has been enjoying.
BBQ Chickpea Sliders – Meatless Monday
Looking for an easy vegetarian recipe with lots of flavor? Search no further than these simple BBQ Chickpea Sliders!
Three Cheese Tortellini with Butternut Squash – A Fall Meatless Monday Recipe
With Thanksgiving (and therefore lots of over-indulging ) around the corner, I am making extra sure to mix in some lighter meals over the next few weeks. Though with the tortellini this is surely not a 'low calorie' meal, I think it is a much healthier alternative to a pasta dish smothered in meat and a heavy-duty cream sauce! It however still hits all the fall comfort marks, and is a great vegetarian recipe. I hope you enjoy!
Meatless Monday Recipe for When It’s TOO DAMN HOT – Gazpacho Soup (No Cooking Involved!!)
This vegetarian recipe is an awesome summer meal option! Not only can you whip it up super fast, but it is incredibly cool, tasty and healthy!
Meatless Mondays – Potato Gnocchi w/Avocado Garlic Cream Sauce
Avocado recipes are super in right now. We are a big avocado family too... they were one of our toddler's first favorite foods, and my husband is Mexican and could basically live off of tacos and guacamole. One thing I had never really thought about before was using avocado in a sauce, but I have …
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Meatless Monday’s – zucchini ‘meatballs’ with ricotta
One of the best Meatless Mondays recipes I have tried yet - vegetarian meatballs using zucchini and ricotta!
Meatless Monday’s – Coconut Curry Chickpeas
Meatless Mondays post - Vegetarian Coconut Curry Chickpeas over rice. Very easy and healthy! Love this vegetarian recipe that still has a lot of protein and is extremely filling.
Meatless Monday – Easy Vegetarian Power Meal
A simple four-ingredient meatless Monday dinner idea! This dinner consists of brown rice, fresh green beans, sliced golden beets (beet root), and a fried egg on top. Easy!