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LOVE4KITTIES Posts: 4,615
10/4/11 1:40 P

I love the idea of Meatless Mondays. I think that, next Monday, I'm going to make bean burritos (homemade refried beans, 100 calorie La Tortilla Factory Tortilla, 2% cheddar, avocado, onions) with a side salad!

BAYSIDE07 Posts: 7,534
10/4/11 6:50 A

I occasionally go meatless, but not on any specific day.

CYPHER7 SparkPoints: (40,188)
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10/4/11 12:00 A

Also being a veggivore, every Monday is meatless. Tonight was Moroccan inspired: couscous flavoured with apricots and ras-al-hanout (a North African spice blend) with a saute of onions, carrots, mushrooms, eggplant, spinach and chickpeas with ras-al-hanout and a tahini-harissa sauce (harissa is a spicy North African paste, I think Tunisia rather than Morocco). Oh, and some greens on the side.

HOLISTICDETOXER SparkPoints: (32,314)
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10/3/11 10:53 P

I'm a vegetarian so every Monday is meatless! I had a salad with spinach, whole-wheat couscous, sliced pears, slivered almonds and homemade romesco sauce (a roasted pepper, toasted slivered almonds, shallots, red wine vinegar, Dijon, honey, etc.). I had a slice of toast with margarine on the side.

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 15,167
10/3/11 9:33 P

Not today, but sometimes I have meatless mondays

ILOVEMY2BIRDS Posts: 2,646
10/3/11 8:49 P

I actually did. Maybe I will do it every Monday from now on.

ADGIRL618 SparkPoints: (16,031)
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10/3/11 7:41 P

It all sounds good! Honestly, I don't normally do 'Meatless Monday' either but I didn't take any meat out of the freezer so I thought I'd go with what I had on hand. Of course I planned to make my quick version of Red Beans and Rice - and when I headed to the kitchen a little while ago realized I didn't have any canned red beans! So now it's going to be a White Bean, Black Beans & Rice...sometimes you just have to improvise. Should be ready in about 20 minutes :-)

LUANN_IN_PA SparkPoints: (152,274)
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10/3/11 6:19 P

Pork chops, basmati rice and broccoli for us... I have to reason to have a meatless Monday.

J2740LOU SparkPoints: (267,242)
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10/3/11 6:16 P

Does Haddock qualify as meatless? It's fish. That's what we're having.

KELLY_R Posts: 2,858
10/3/11 6:10 P

Sounds good!

My dinner tonight is going to be a soup with quinoa, beans and avocado. Yum!

ROXIELU0422 Posts: 317
10/3/11 6:05 P

I can honestly say, I've never had a meatless day ever. I'm a meat eater. I think I have some sort of meat with every meal.

ADGIRL618 SparkPoints: (16,031)
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10/3/11 5:00 P

If so, what are you planning to have?

I'm leaning towards one of my faves that I used to eat a restaurant in Houston - a trio of smaller portions of stuff: 1) a cup of beans and rice with plenty of hot sauce 2) roasted brussel sprouts 3) roasted cauliflower

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