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Weekly Menu: Meatless Meals

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7/6/2012 2:00 PM   :  17 comments   :  53,246 Views

Whether you're vegetarian or just in search of new meal ideas, you'll love these meatless meals. They're easy on your wallet and your waistline.



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  • 17
    The Mayo Clinic recommends between 10 and 35 percent of calories from protein. These recipes (and most diets) are well within that range. - 1/8/2014   8:22:23 PM
  • 16
    Here's the problem with all of these recipes. The highest protein one was the chili, and that was only 21% protein. Many others were much less than that. Assuming a vegetarian diet here, they aren't going to be having high protein snacks to make up for the low protein meals. Spark even recommends 20% daily calories come from protein, most other places recommend more. So how are these good ideas? - 10/8/2012   10:06:06 PM
  • 15
    I have made the slow cooker vegetable curry before and it is yummy. It freezes well too! I plan to make the quinoa and black bean casserole later this week. I love the weekly meatless menu blog. Thanks so much! - 7/12/2012   8:58:08 PM
  • 1954MARG
    14
    Thank you for some new ideas. - 7/9/2012   9:07:26 AM
  • 13
    Like others, I am eating less meat and saving my money for local small farm meat. I just bought some pork spareribs from a local farm and they will be part of a special meal. These meatless meals sound delicious, I will definitely be trying them. - 7/8/2012   5:18:09 PM
  • 12
    i like the sound of these, except I'll be replacing the eggplant with a summer squash from my CSA - 7/7/2012   3:10:11 PM
  • 11
    perfect, this is exactly what I need. Saving this thread. - 7/7/2012   9:47:42 AM
  • 10
    Thank you for some new ideas on how to make a veal of vegetables. - 7/7/2012   8:19:11 AM
  • SYHREN
    9
    I started doing Meatless Monday, but that quickly evolved into meatless everyday. I'm not a vegetarian, and I do still eat meat, but usually only if I'm out at a restaurant. It's just so much cheaper, and I'm adding way more veggies into my diet now. - 7/7/2012   8:04:34 AM
  • 8
    I'm trying to eat less meat so I can afford better meat raised locally and treated humanely. Meatless meals definitely help me with that! - 7/7/2012   7:56:54 AM
  • TOPAZMOON1964
    7
    I love the idea of adding meatless meals to my food plan. Although I hated vegetables as a child, I am discovering the joys of eating more beans, vegetables, and whole grains. - 7/7/2012   2:04:50 AM
  • 6
    Every time I cook a meatless meal, my husband says, "This is really good, but it would be even better with some beef or chicken in it!" LOL - 7/6/2012   10:41:56 PM
  • 5
    I am always on the look out for meatless meal ideas. Thanks - 7/6/2012   4:55:04 PM
  • 4
    Thank you! I gave up meat on June 1st and love having all of these options. I made the quinoa-black bean casserole last night and it was fabulous. Thanks again - 7/6/2012   2:34:22 PM
  • 3
    We've been eating a lot less meat lately, and these all sound wonderful, thank you! - 7/6/2012   2:17:01 PM

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