22 Meatless Recipes Carnivores Will Crave

Jul 29 2016
Whether you're a full-time meat avoider, simply looking to scale back your meat eating, or just in search of delicious and healthy recipes, you've come to the right place...

Meatless Breakfast Eats

When it comes to savory breakfast foods, meat is often front and center. Not here!

Asian-Inspired Vegetarian Fare

Asian food often highlights chicken and shrimp, but there's plenty of fun to be had with veggies, grains, and tofu!

Zucchini-Noodle Pad Thai 1/2 of recipe (about 2 cups): 260 calories, 8.5g total fat (1g sat fat), 657mg sodium, 25.5g carbs, 6g fiber, 15g sugars, 23g protein

SmartPoints® value 4*

Not only did we leave out the chicken and shrimp, we also ditched the rice noodles themselves! This recipe is a fun way to expand your spiralized zucchini repertoire AND experience a great swap for a beloved takeout dish. YUM...

Italian-Style Favorites, Sans Meat

Looking for meatless Italian dishes, that aren't carb-heavy pasta plates? We've got you covered...

No-Meat Comfort Food

These dishes are so delicious and hearty, you might even forget they're vegetarian!

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese 1/5th of recipe (about 1 1/2 cups): 255 calories, 5.5g total fat (3g sat fat), 549mg sodium, 39g carbs, 6.5g fiber, 8.5g sugars, 13.5g protein

SmartPoints® value 6*

Surprise! This mac 'n cheese is full of high-fiber veggies, and the (reduced-fat) cheese provides some serious protein. Now you can enjoy a macaroni dinner that's totally satisfying. (Or a macaroni breakfast... who are we to judge?)

Meatless Burgers 'n Sandwiches

Burgers and other sandwiches are typically dominated by meat. But it's so simple to go without -- especially when you've got recipes like these on hand!

Chew on this:

It's July 29th, which means that the next time you read an HG email, National Grilling Month (a.k.a. July) will be over! Enjoy the last hurrah with this recipe roundup.

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