Going vegetarian or vegan for one meal per week is a common green tip. But for some, presenting a meat-free meal to the family can seem like a daunting task. How do I make it? Will they like it? Will I like it?
Try to shake those visions of granola and unhappy faces around the dinner table because vegetarian food doesn’t have to be blah or boring.
As a lifelong vegetarian, I’ve had plenty of time to test out some recipes in my own kitchen. And I’ve hand-picked five favorites for you to try in yours. These meals aren’t just meat-free. They’re also low-waste and low-fat – so you can shrink your footprint and your waist size.
Editor’s Note: Pictured foods are not actual prepared recipes but rather representations of main ingredients.