Posts tagged "Meatless Monday"

Meatless Monday: All about tofu

Meatless Monday: All about tofu
Tofu is a soybean product made from soymilk coagulation.  It is high in protein, low-calorie, nutrient-rich and both vegan and vegetarian. Tofu can reduce cholesterol and is a great source of iron, calcium and omega-3 fatty acids. The flavor of tofu is quite bland, however tofu absorbs the flavor of the vegetables and the spices it is cooked with.... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Creamy Vegan Zucchini Soup

Meatless Monday: Creamy Vegan Zucchini Soup
The weather is cooling down and it is almost officially soup season.  Food & Wine shared this deliciously simple and silky soup by Chicago chef Grant Achatz. I still cannot believe there is no cream in this bowl. The only ingredients needed are zucchini, garlic, onion, butter, olive oil and vegetable broth.  Also, the versatile veggie-packed soup... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Healthy Ramen Noodles

Meatless Monday: Healthy Ramen Noodles
I love ramen noodles.  The kind that got me through college at only .25 cent per meal are very bad for us.  Despite that, I still love warm soup with thin noodles and salty broth.  Luckily, I found a healthier alternative. Lotus Foods Purple Potato and Brown Rice Ramen with Vegetable Broth uses real ingredients... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Avocado Toast

Meatless Monday: Avocado Toast
I’ve found the perfect meal, I think.  I eat avocado toast for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack.  It is easy, can be varied with what you have in the house and always hits the spot! Even better, avocado toast doesn’t require a recipe; you only need a ripe avocado and any kind of bread.... Read more »

Almost Meatless Monday: Egg Drop Soup and Fried Rice

Almost Meatless Monday: Egg Drop Soup and Fried Rice
This summer, I’ve been pretty bad about Meatless Monday and cooking in general.  We’ve been eating a lot of grilled foods, salads and eating out too frequently. Luckily, I found two recipes and got excited to prepare an Asian inspired vegetarian meal with Egg Drop Soup and Vegetable Fried Rice.  It was a hit and... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Greek Salad

Meatless Monday: Greek Salad
I have a love/hate relationship with salad.  I know it is healthy and filled with nutritious vegetables, but I rarely crave salads.  This simple, yet fresh and tasty salad hits the spot every single time AND my kids eat it.  Yes, you heard that right – my children will eat this salad.  (minus the lettuce,... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Mayo-Free Potato Salad

Meatless Monday: Mayo-Free Potato Salad
Who doesn’t love a mayo-laden potato salad at a summer barbecue?  I do, but know they are filled with fat and little nutritional value. I became inspired to make a healthier variety from a Summer Potato Salad recipe Daphne Oz shared on The Chew. (Do you ever watch it?) I didn’t have the apple, peas... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce

Meatless Monday: Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce
I can’t say enough good things about this colorful and visually beautiful salad.  It is packed with a variety of nutrient rich and fresh vegetables and the peanut sauce will make you find excuses to eat the leftovers for days. Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce Ingredients 4 cups spinach 1/2 head red... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Roasted Beet and Potato Salad

Meatless Monday: Roasted Beet and Potato Salad
This unique salad from Fresh Bites Daily is one that gets better with time.  When I served it with dinner, I had made it about an hour prior and it was fine.  The next day it was about a million times tastier as all the flavors merged together. It became so good that I found... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Meatless Monday: Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip
Last weekend in honor of the snowstorm, Superbowl and husband’s birthday, I attempted to turn one of our favorite comfort foods into a healthier version. I think I succeeded. Healthy Spinach And Artichoke Dip Ingredients 1 can artichoke hearts, chopped 10 ounces frozen spinach 1 cup cashews 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed... Read more »