Topic: meatless monday

Meatless Monday: 7 Vegetarian Versions Of Our Presidents’ Favorite Foods

Meatless Monday: 7 Vegetarian Versions Of Our Presidents' Favorite Foods

The United States has never had a vegetarian president. But that doesn’t mean the chief executives didn’t appreciate their veggies (Well, except for George H.W. Bush‘s case. He hated broccoli.) In honor of President’s Day, we thought we’d bring you some meatless variations on the favorite foods of our heads of state. From George Washington‘s hoe cakes to George W. Bush‘s huevos rancheros, making one of these delicious and healthy vegetarian recipes would be a fun way to celebrate President’s Day. More »

Meatless Monday: 7 Healthy Pizza Recipes That Are All Vegetarian and Gluten-Free

Meatless Monday: 7 Healthy Pizza Recipes That Are All Vegetarian and Gluten-Free

Even when Super Bowl ads offend us, they’re annoyingly good at making us crave junk food. (I guess that’s why they spend the big bucks). Some are worth resisting entirely–that Oreo’s ad was funny, but please don’t go buy a pack of Double-Stufs–but some ad-inspired cravings are possible to quell by eating something relatively healthy. Case in point: pizza. Whether you’re eating vegetarian for Meatless Monday, going gluten-free, or even going grain-free for a paleo diet, it’s possible to find healthy pizza recipes that suits your needs–and is delicious. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Dairy-Free ‘Cheesy’ Recipes

Meatless Monday: 10 Dairy-Free 'Cheesy' Recipes

A great way to detox (on Meatless Monday or all of January) is cutting out meat and dairy, but that can leave you stuck with a mean craving for cheese. Thankfully, there are tons of vegan cheese recipes, store-bought vegan cheese brands, and natural ingredients to get you through. Though soy cheese is a good occasional stand-in, we tried to find alternatives like homemade nut cheese and healthy ingredients that make your food taste cheesy, without using any actual dairy. More »

Meatless Monday: 8 Delicious Detox Salads To Kick-Start A Healthy New Year

Meatless Monday: 8 Delicious Detox Salads To Kick-Start A Healthy New Year

By now you’ve finished off your holiday leftovers and New Year’s Eve champagne; it’s probably time to detox. But that doesn’t mean you have to cut calories or ditch drinking. You can easily improve your digestion, increase energy, and get your pre-holiday “glow” back without going on an extreme detox diet or juice cleanse. (In fact, for many of you, we recommend you don’t.) Laying off the party food, trying Meatless Monday, and making a few healthy recipes will yield vast improvements in your health. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Curry Recipes To Warm You Up This Winter

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Curry Recipes To Warm You Up This Winter

When the weather outside is frightful, a lot of us turn to big plates of warm comfort food to stay cozy. But you’re missing a key ingredient that keeps you warm and healthy during the winter: Curry recipes. Curries contain turmeric and spices that boost your immune system and improve circulation; both are very good things when you’re battling cold weather and cold season at once. To help you make curry your new favorite comfort food, we found ten amazing vegetarian curry recipes that you can use today, for Meatless Monday–and keep on file for the rest of winter. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Recipes To Prevent A Cold This Holiday Season

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Recipes To Prevent A Cold This Holiday Season

Most people telling you how to prevent a cold are selling you on mystery herbs and supplements, or old wives’ tales–but they often forget to discuss the best foods for a cold. Boosting your immune system and staying healthy doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of money (or swallowing spoonfuls of unpleasant remedies); a big part of cold prevention is eating a balanced diet, with an emphasis on a few of the best foods to prevent a cold. More »

Meatless Monday: 9 Light, Vegetarian Salad Recipes To Eat Before Thanksgiving

Meatless Monday: 9 Light, Vegetarian Salad Recipes To Eat Before Thanksgiving

Later this week, we’ll all be eating rich, indulgent food for Thanksgiving. We’re looking forward to it, but a lot of us are also terrified of the damage we’ll do nutritionally. To find some balance (and enjoy your feast without feeling guilty), we highly recommend honoring Meatless Monday (and maybe even Tuesday and Wednesday) with some vegetarian salad recipes that feature light, seasonal ingredients to help energize you for the holiday, instead of weighing you down.
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Meatless Monday: Learning To Cook Mario Batali-Style Vegetarian Food At Eataly

Meatless Monday: Learning To Cook Mario Batali-Style Vegetarian Food At Eataly

Mario Batali may not be the first person who comes to mind when you hear the words “vegetarian recipes,” but as one of the most prominent champions of Meatless Monday, he should be. His restaurants all feature at least two “Meatless Monday-friendly” (that’s code for vegetarian) dishes, alongside his meatier offerings, and he’s even designated a special “MM” logo to designate them. And at New York’s Eataly, the 50,000 square-foot Italian food and wine marketplace that Batali co-owns, he even offers Meatless Monday cooking classes. To find out how Batali does Meatless Monday, we went to La Scuola di Eataly to check it out. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Fall Vegetarian Pizza Recipes

Meatless Monday: 10 Fall Vegetarian Pizza Recipes

Fall may be keeping you busy, but that doesn’t mean you’re not craving a little comfort food as the weather gets cold. You might not have time to slave over dinner, but you can probably throw together a Monday-night pizza to keep you satisfied. We found 10 recipes that use some of the season’s best ingredients without the bacon, sausage, or meatballs–so you can rest assured that pizza night is Meatless Monday-appropriate. More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Delicious Fennel Recipes For Fall

Meatless Monday: 10 Delicious Fennel Recipes For Fall

Fennel is one of those things that pops up in farmers markets and CSA boxes…and most people we know get a little skittish about using it. But if you’re not familiar, don’t worry: It’s not difficult to work with, once you have the proper inspiration and instruction. The flavor is a bit licoricey, but it’s light, and paired with the right ingredients, it doesn’t have to taste like a swig of sambuca. To help you get acquainted, we found ten ways to have fun with fennel this fall (and trust us, we saved you a lot of work–it appears that everyone has a hard time figuring out what to with fennel). More »

Meatless Monday: 10 (Vegetarian) Savory Apple Recipes To Kick Off Fall

Meatless Monday: 10 (Vegetarian) Savory Apple Recipes To Kick Off Fall

Starbucks already busted out the pumpkin spice lattes, and the days got shorter weeks ago, but this is the official first week of fall. And because you already have some healthy pumpkin recipe ideas, we decided to help you figure out how to use all the apples that are coming in droves. The obvious choices are apple pie and applesauce, but we wanted to find some savory recipes (or at least, ones that don’t require adding sugar to the already-sweet fruit). More »

Meatless Monday: 8 Vegetarian Mains To Serve At Rosh Hashanah

Meatless Monday: 8 Vegetarian Mains To Serve At Rosh Hashanah

Today’s Meatless Monday falls smack in the middle of Rosh Hashanah, which runs from September 16th to September 18th this year. Symbolic foods typically include fish, cakes and apples–so the holiday isn’t wholly impossible for vegetarians. But desserts and side dishes do not a satisfying meal make, so we found some Rosh Hashana vegetarian entrees that don’t involve gefilte fish or meat, so that everyone can feel full by the end of your holiday celebrations. More »