Meatless Mondays

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Quinoa with roasted veggies

It's a good thing spring is coming fast (Thanks, Phil), because these cold days are getting kind of depressing. Not that this is the worst winter ever, but after how spoiled we were last winter, it is just a slight downer. Spring still being a few weeks away, we've got some time to keep ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Vegetarian tortilla chili

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/jan/27/248367/ Here's a Meatless Monday recipe that, dare I say, would be fabulous for this week's main event: Super Bowl Sunday. This Mexican-inspired soup could be prepared ahead and brought to a game-watching party in a slow cooker, if you're ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Indian red lentil soup

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2013/jan/06/247305/ Honestly, it's pretty easy to make a Meatless Monday night out of a can of soup and a hunk of bread. Chances are that if you're not a cook but you like to go meatless, you've done this a time or a million. Especially on the frigid days ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Baked squash with wild rice stuffing

Happy New Year's Eve! It's been a great 2012, no? If you're planning on staying meatless on Mondays in 2013, finish 2012 strong with this lovely squash and wild rice dish. It's nutritious, healthy and worth the cook time (maybe plan out your night while you're waiting). It's just the right ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Vegan creamy broccoli cauliflower soup

Tonight being Christmas Eve and all, it's probably difficult for anyone who normally eats meat to make today a Meatless Monday. However, if you're really committed and/or not doing the family thing tonight (where you might not be able to control the meatlessness of the meal), may we suggest ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Spaghetti with faux Bolognese sauce

When it's cold and dreary, there's nothing better to come home to than a hot meal. Double bonus if it's hearty, right? This Meatless Monday spaghetti is ready to eat hot off the stove, and gets an extra dose of stick-to-your-ribs satiating power thanks to the addition of chickpeas. The ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Butternut squash and macaroni casserole

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2012/dec/09/246029/ If you're looking for a twist on the ubiquitous baked mac 'n' cheese casserole, this Meatless Monday is for you. Rather than using cheese, this casserole uses coconut milk and butternut squash to create a delicious texture. Topped ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Baby Spinach Salad with Peanut Dressing

If you like food with Asian-inspired flare, you'll love this Meatless Monday's take on spinach salad. Rather than the ubiquitous berry/nut/soft cheese combo that normally dominates the spinach salad domain, this salad gets its kicks from a zesty peanut sauce that includes ginger, lime and ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Carrot-Ginger Soup

We're entering a decadent week, folks. The last four days of this week will be full of a giant feast and then heavy, heavy leftovers for the final three days. We all know this. We've been through it before. It is no surprise. So, why not make this Meatless Monday a light one? Go easy on ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Roasted pumpkin with feta and cilantro

Pie pumpkins are dirt cheap these days and it would be a shame not to take advantage of the pricing, even if you don't have the slightest inclination at making pie. Enter this Meatless Monday dish, which is the perfect accompaniment to a nice hearty veggie chili or other soup on a cold ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Roasted sweet potato salad

http://www.lawrence.com/users/photos/2012/nov/03/244169/ The hearty salad we've picked for this week's Meatless Monday is absolutely perfect for the season. It utilizes the darling of fall and winter, the sweet potato, as well as the sharp and seasonal green arugula, plus honey, which is ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Roasted cauliflower and chickpea toss

How does an easy, cheesy, protein-packed dinner sound on this Meatless Monday? Twist your arm, right? Right. Tonight’s meatless recipe gets its heartiness from chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) and extra nutrition from heady superpower cauliflower. Mix with spices, cheeses and cilantro ...

Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Quinoa and sweet potato cakes

Treat these great little cakes like a vegetarian version of crab cakes. Have them as a side dish, a main course or top a salad with them. They are chock full of good-for-you ingredients like protein-packed quinoa, filling lentils and vitamin-heavy red pepper and sweet potatoes. Cook up the ...