If you hop onto social media on a Monday you will see thousands of posts with the hashtag #meatlessmonday. In an effort to eat more fruits and vegetables, people around the world are adopting this really easy habit of making one meal per week a meatless meal. Whether this is your first meatless Monday or your hundredth, we’re here to show you how easy it really is to go Meatless!
Pasta with lots of Green Veggies and Boursin Sauce from Chef Michael Smith. Looking for a way to fill your table with lots of healthy flavours in a hurry? You can ready this dish in the time it takes you to bring a pot of water to the boil. Take advantage of the simmering pasta water to simultaneously cook the vegetables and watch as the Boursin easily melts into a delicious creamy sauce!
Mega Veggie Burgers from Jamie Oliver. Delicious alternative to your favourite burger with a great creamy dressing.
Squash Pasta Al Forno. Squash is a perfect match for pasta in this meatless dish. Whether you enjoy it on it’s own or as a sidedish, squash makes this sauce sweet and savoury all in one bite.
Quick Roast Pepper and Tomato Hand Pies. Eating vegetables out of hand is easy and enjoyable. Now imagine roasting them and eating them in a pie right out of your hand! These hand pies are perfect to pack in a lunch and take on the run. Using prepared pie pastry speeds up the prep time.
Chinese Greens and Mushroom Soup. This take on miso soup is chock full of veggies and will hit the spot on a cold night. Simple enough to get the family to help chop the vegetables and enjoy the benefits when it’s all done. Darker miso will offer up a darker coloured broth. Look for it in health food and organic sections of grocery stores.
Grilled Ratatouille with Fresh Basil from Chef Michael Smith. You can add a delicious spin to this classic group of Mediterranean flavours by grilling the vegetables instead of stewing them.
Eggplant and Barley Mediterranean Casserole. This hearty casserole boasts many healthy and delicious ingredients that make a wonderful addition to a potluck or family meal. The make ahead helps save time during busy weeknights.
Quinoa and Cheddar Cheese Stuffed Squash from Ricardo Cuisine. This is the ultimate comfort food stuffed into a delicious squash. This recipe may take some time but is worth every minute!
Avocado Egg Pita. Egg salad is made extra creamy with the addition of avocado and yogurt. This is easy to make and enjoy on any of your favourite bread. Tucking it into a pita with tomatoes makes for a surefire way to not lose any of the filling every time you bite into it.
Asparagus Lentil Curry. Bringing together two green vegetables to make a delicious almost creamy curry perfect to enjoy with in season asparagus. This mild flavoured curry is a great way to introduce new flavours to your family.
Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower Crustless Quiche. Broccoli and Cauliflower are the stars in this delicious creamy quiche that will please all members of the family!
Chickpea Sweet Potato Stew with Barley. A comforting meal for the cold nights bursting with flavour!
Orecchiette with Zucchini and Mint-Almond Pesto from Rachael Ray.
What are some of your favourite #meatlessmonday recipes?