Are you looking to eat a more plant based diet? Don’t forget to try out some great plant based protein sources! These are simply sources of protein that do not come from animals or animal products. Read about some affordable and delicious plant based protein sources here!
However you plan to celebrate this year, I’ve gathered up some of my favorite vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes to share with you. From grain and rice bowls to simple seasoning additions, you’re sure to find something that everyone will love here!
A lot of the time, I make a mess when I cook. I end up using multiple pots and pans, a bunch of utensils, a couple plates, and so on. When I can get away with it, I really like to make one-pot recipes. Check out this easy, healthy, vegetarian one pot dinner recipe that you’re sure to love!
One of the world’s most popular health foods, quinoa has become a staple in many people’s pantries. Besides the proven quinoa health benefits, the grain is a super versatile plant-based food. So, if you’re looking to incorporate more plants into your diet, this is a great place to start. Learn more about the variety of quinoa health benefits and how to use it in your cooking here!
Tofu is a versatile plant based protein source and is a great option for meatless meals. This ingredient is packed with nutrients and can be used in a variety of ways. It has been a staple of my vegetarian meal prep for years – even before I fully cut out meat from my diet! Learn more about tofu and try my healthy quinoa and tofu vegetable bowl recipe here.
Since transitioning to a vegetarian diet, I’ve explored various meat alternatives. I recently picked up a pack of the Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n to try. It was quickly apparent that this would be a new favorite! Read my review of this vegan product here!
Whether you’re fully vegetarian or not, lentils are a great staple feature of a plant based diet. I personally love cooking with lentils. They’re versatile, hearty, affordable, long-lasting, and healthy. Besides being just tasty and useful, lentils are also pretty nutrient-dense, making them a great base option for vegetarian and plant based lifestyles. Learn why they’re great and how to cook with lentils here!