Our family is not 100% vegetarian, but we have made a concerted effort to go meatless as often as we can. The truth is, we could all eat more veggies and going meatless once in awhile is definitely not a bad thing. I believe everyone should do what is right for them, and I don’t try to push my way of eating on anyone else. That being said, if you are looking for ways to eat more veggies or meatless meals once in awhile, I’ve got ten easy tips to help you on your way.
1 – Transform old favorites by revamping them without the meat. One of my favorite blogs, Oh My Veggies, has a series called “Make It Meatless” where classic recipes get a meatless makeover. Replace chicken, pork, and beef with cauliflower steaks, thick slices of eggplant or squash, substitute legumes and beans in soups, stews, and casseroles. Top pizza with thinly sliced veggies and mushrooms.