Tag Archives: Meatless

10 Tasty Ways to Tempt Your Family to Eat More Vegetables

Looking for a way to convince those picky eater in your house to eat more veggies? Check out this article on 10 ways to help you get them over the hump.Ideas and recipes for getting your family to eat more vegetables, including oven fries, roasts, purees, kale chips, cheese-y sauce, muffins, dips, and more.

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Weekly Plant-Based Dinner Plan, September 14 – 18, 2015

Check out the weekly plant-based menu from my favorite recipe site: Vegkitchen.comA week’s worth of plant-based (vegan) dinner ideas, including potato and corn soup, easy bean burritos, hearty lentil and spinach pasta, quinoa casserole, and

Source: Weekly Plant-Based Dinner Plan, September 14 – 18, 2015

12 High-Protein Vegan Main Dishes Featuring Tempeh

I have had some great dishes made with tempeh. It can be a great substitute for fish in your vegan/vegetarian dishes, My wife makes an incredible fried fish meal with tempeh that will have you thinking that you are eating a piece of real fish.

Click the link below and explore some great recipes that use tempeh.  Tempeh is a fermented soyfood,and like its culinary cousin tofu is quite versatile, but has a more distinct flavor as well as a dense, chewy texture.

Source: 12 High-Protein Vegan Main Dishes Featuring Tempeh

Top Protein Sources for the Plant-Based Diet

The question always comes up on “Where does the protein come from in a vegan/vegetarian diet?” Check out this great article to get the answer to that burning question.

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Best protein sources for the plant-based (vegan) diet, including legumes, whole grains, nuts, soy foods, and more.

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Weekly Plant-Based Dinner Plan, August 24 – 28, 2015

Check out this week of meals planned and laid out by one of my favorite websites. Hoping to bring you great meals and recipes on a regular basis.

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A week’s worth of plant-based (vegan) dinner ideas featuring soft tacos, tofu skillet, quinoa salad, basil and tomato pasta, and basil and tomato pizza.

Source: Weekly Plant-Based Dinner Plan, August 24 – 28, 2015

Meatless Day: Try the OBD Black Bean Burger w/ Chipotle Slaw

Make one of your days a meatless one with this incredible recipe for a black bean burger topped with a smoky, delicious chipotle slaw. Give it a chance and make a day a week a meatless one with the OrganicBabyDaddy.

 

PREP: 25 MIN. + CHILLING

COOK: 10 MIN.

YIELD: 4 SERVINGS

 

1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed and drained

6 Tbsp. panko (Japanese) bread crumbs

¼ cup finely chopped onion

¼ cup finely chopped sweet red pepper

¼ cup minced fresh cilantro

2 egg whites, lightly beaten

1 garlic clove, minced

¼ tsp. salt

2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

1 Tbsp. plus 4 tsp. olive oil, divided

1 tbsp. minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce

1 ½ cups coleslaw mix

2 green onions, chopped

4 whole-wheat hamburger buns, split

 

  1. In large bowl, mash beans. Add panko, onion, red pepper, cilantro, egg whites, garlic and salt; mix well. Shape bean mixture into four patties; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, 1 Tbsp. oil, chipotle pepper and sugar; stir in coleslaw mix and onions. Chill until serving.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet, cook burgers in remaining oil over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160 degrees. Serve on buns with slaw

Nutrition Facts:
1 burger equals 327 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 635mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate, 9g fiber, 12g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges:
3 starch, 1 ½ fat, 1 lean meat.