Meatless, Bread-less Monday: Walnut Pesto Chard Wraps

Walnut Pesto Chard Wraps

Make a lighter, more nutritious meal the next time you’re craving a sandwich by using chard leaves instead of bread! You’ll enjoy a nice crunch, a new flavor, and tons of antioxidants. Try it with this amazing walnut pesto recipe.

The Burger that Beets

Vegan Beet Burger

It’s Monday, and that means you should try going meatless. Here is a great, versatile vegan burger that is 100% goodness. Even your meat-loving friends will be asking for seconds.

Dinner Idea: Spiced Red Pepper & Lentil Soup

Spiced Red Pepper and Lentil Soup

It’s getting colder here in Australia so warming meals are what’s cooking in the kitchen. This soup is easy to throw together and the peppers break down nicely to give it a rich, strong flavour along with potent spices. Enjoy!

5-Step Simple Summer Quinoa Salad

Simple Summer Quinoa Salad

I tried this recipe for the first time four years ago, and it remains a consistent favorite in my kitchen. I’ve used it in many different capacities — I’ve brought it to big potlucks, I’ve made it on Sundays so I had healthy lunch on hand for the next four days, I’ve made an entire thing and split it with my husband in one sitting, and with this salad, I finally convinced my meat-loving uncle that quinoa really IS delicious. Enjoy this simple, fresh and delectable 5-step recipe.

Meatless Monday: Crispy Tempeh & Vegetable Stir Fry

Crispy Tempeh Stirfry

Looking for a light and easy, yet healthy Meatless Monday recipe? Try this veggie-filled, protein-rich dish that adds flavor and nutrients with tempeh. Tempeh is a fermented food that can be either made with traditional soy beans or other legumes such as chickpeas and fava beans. Tempeh is a probiotic food and it contains bacteria that are beneficial to the human digestive system. The primary bacteria is Rhizopus oliigosporus, which helps break down the phytic acid that legumes contain to enable better mineral absorption.

Zucchini Macadamia Pesto Roll-ups

Zucchini Pesto Roll Ups

This is a vegan macadamia pesto that can be enjoyed with grilled vegetables, as a pasta sauce or as a tasty layer in a healthy lasanga or a vegetable stack. Serve it as an appetizer or a vegetable side dish and everyone will be happy.

Vegan, Noodle-Free Alfredo Zucchini Pasta

Vegan Alfredo Zucchini Pasta

This is a vegan take on an alfredo pasta! It still has the rich creamy cheesy texture of a typical alfredo with the nice delicate taste but half the calories and rich in plant-based nutrients. This thick creamy sauce can be added to any pasta of your choice although I made this with zucchini pasta to further increase your vegetable intake while making it a light meal. Enjoy this tonight for your Meatless Monday meal, or any night of the week.