There’s no doubt about it – being a vegetarian is easier than ever. Walk in nearly any restaurant or grocery store these days, and you’ll see an expanding selection meat-free options that appeal to meat eaters and herbivores alike.

Even if meat is part of your regular diet, give these recipes a try to save money and reduce your carbon footprint for a day or two. Even the biggest carnivores won’t miss a thing.

1. The Meat Lover’s Black Bean Burger


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Find out how to make this burger, and serve with these Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Sea Salt and Rosemary.

2. Thai-Style Vegetable Curry


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Mini trip to a tropical on a rain day. Find out how, here. 

3. Arugula, Brie, and Mushroom Pasta


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The perfect quick pasta pick me up. Get the recipe right here.

4. Hearty Vegetarian Sweet Potato Lentil Stew


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A big bowl of yum. Find out how right here.

5. Homemade Veggie Chorizo


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Spice it up with this recipe.

6. Apple Chickpea Hash 


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Fruits, veggies, and legumes in a protein-packed powerhouse meal, found here.

7. Simple Berry Salad


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A perfect light breakfast recipe found here; great with a dollop of this vegan Coconut Whipped Cream.

8. Warm Quinoa Salad with Cumin Lime Vinagirette


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Ancient grains with a fresh twist. Click here for the recipe.

9. Broccoli Parmesan Pasta


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Learn how to discover how to make this scruptious meal in under 20 minutes here.

10. Chipotle Sweet Potato Tacos


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Taco Tuesdays get an upgrade right here. Add some 30-minute no-bake vegan taco meat for an even heartier meal.

11. Beet and Barley Risotto


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It’s 50 shades of purple. Find out how with this tantalizing recipe.

12. Lemon Quinoa with Peas


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A lovely springtime delight; get the details here.

13. Homemade Vegan Oreo Pancakes


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Like cookies for breakfast, only better and more socially acceptable. Find out how at this link.

14. Homemade Sushi


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Learn how here, and while you’re at it make some quick and healthy miso soup to round it out. Select tofu, your favorite veggies, and/or avocado as your filling, and you’re good to go.

15.  Cheesy Vegan Pasta


We’d make a cheese-y joke, but instead we’ll just present you with this epic recipe.

16.  Banana Blender Muffins with Peanut Butter Crumb Topping


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Find out how to quick and tasty vegan way to make breakfast for the whole week, right here.

17. Creamy Vegan Avocado Pesto Sauce


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For a quickie pesto fix, click here.

18. Maple Glazed Stuffed Squash


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A meal in an edible bowl. Blissful details are found in this link.

19. 6-Ingredient Avocado Eggrolls


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Prove less can really be more. Find out how here.

20. The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Banana Bread


Another scrumptious breakfast bake. Click here for the recipe, before you cover your keyboard in drool.

21. Coconut Black Bean Stew


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This flavorful stew nourishes the body and soul. Find out how to make it with this recipe.

22. Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets and Pear


An elegant lunch or dinner. Details here.

23. Summer Chopped Salad


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For a veggie fix, make this delicious salad recipe. Round it out with these coriander roasted carrots.

24. Copycat P.F. Chang’s Fried Rice


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Click here to find out how to make the fried rice, and serve with these light and healthy summer rolls.

25. Grilled Caprese Sandwich


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Sounds fancy, looks fancy, and tastes fancy. Details here.

26. DIY Gnocchi


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Because restaurants are expensive and this is better. Recipe here.

27. Clean Mac and Cheese


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Will have you tossing your Easy Mac to the wind. Get the details by clicking here.

28. Eggplant Chickpea Stew


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A satisfying soup for cold winter days. Recipe here.

29. Healthy Zucchini Nachos


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Nacho average nacho. Find out how to upgrade your nacho party with this recipe.

30. Easy Indian Curry


By Vinita Saggurti

Curry in a hurry with this easy recipe.

31. Healthy Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes


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Because why bake once, what you can bake twice? Details here.

32. Mixed Vegetable Tofu Stir-fry


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Forget takeout. This is way better.

33. Sweet Potato and Lentil Salad

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…will have you drooling all over your big bowl of plants. Give this great recipe a whirl by clicking here.

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