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#meatless Recipes

Vegan Tomato Soup

Love this tomato soup. I serve it up on Meatless Monday with Sauteed Mushroom Grilled ...

Tomato Soup (Quick & Easy)

It's the day before shopping day, and you're looking for a quick meal, but the ...

Three Cheese Stuffed Shells (Meatless) on a plate with salad.

Three Cheese Stuffed Shells (Meatless)

I got this recipe from my Italian girlfriend from work. This was actually the first ...

Cheesy Beans & Rice

I'm always looking for delicious meatless dishes as we try to transition to a more ...

Grilled Cheese With Caramelized Onion Jam

Super easy Friday night meal, or lunch anytime. Husband and kids loved it!

Tasty Tuna Tater Salad

This is a meatless salad that I revised from my mother's creation when I was ...

This is the completed picture before baking.

Vegetable Lasagna

This recipe is not for the faint of heart. It takes quite a bit of ...

Asian Grain and Tofu Salad

We have meatless Mondays in our home in an effort to cut back on meat ...

From Instagram: My dinner tonight:

Vegetable Soup in Chickenless Chicken Broth

6 or 7 halved, then quartered #locallygrown, baby gold or cut up gold #potatoes (more skin means more nutrients - leave it on)
1 14.5 oz (411g) #TraderJoe's Mirepoix: celery, carrots and onions
A tablespoon (or more, as necessary) of #Osem #Consomme (This prodect is labeled as #kosher and #parve. It has no meat and no dairy products in it.)
1 cup @barillaus elbows
Pepper to taste


1. put water, potatoes, and veggies into a large pot

2. Bring this to a boil.

3. Add pasta. Cook pasta until desired firmness is reached.

4. While pasta is still boiling, add soup mix. Bring to boil while stirring. Reduce heat to a simmer for 3 minutes.

This is a #vegan friendly soup #recipe.

Vegetable Soup in Chickenless Chicken Broth

I have to say that this is an amazing, tasty and wholesome recipe. If you ...

Dinner Nachos

A gaggle of teens come over at the last minute? People show up to watch ...

Caprese Bites

Caprese Bites

This is a great appetizer in the summer when tomatoes are at their peak!

I have also prepared this meatless casserole using a four cheese blend (as shown in photo), instead of the mozzarella cheese. Surprisingly it turned out to be quite good.

Meatless Italian Macaroni Bake

About four years ago, I happen to come across this tasty "meatless" macaroni dish at ...

I finally did it! I have come up with the perfect vegetarian meatloaf that my family enjoys. So proud of myself!

Vegetarian Meatloaf

This is a great, tender meatloaf the whole family can enjoy.

Ricotta Lasagna Swirls

A lighter but just as tasty version of lasagna that makes a an elegant dinner ...

Rainbow Quinoa Pasta Salad 

*Spiral quinoa pasta, tomatoes, red onion, red apple, dill, ginger, garlic, lemon juice, Italian dressing, raw garlic almond mayo

Rainbow Quinoa Pasta

Just experimenting with raw foods and came up with this deliciously healthy dish!! I have to ...

Make it Your Own! Use the basic recipe, then add more or less veggies to your taste and PRESTO!  You have your own creation!

Cabbage Salad with Ramen Noodles

I got this from a dear friend who serves it at most of her get ...

Rustic Marinara Sauce

This is just your basic homemade marinara sauce. I call this one rustic because ...

Big Pot Marinara Sauce - Easy Peasy

This is so good I refuse to buy marinara or spaghetti sauce from the jar ...

Oo-la-la Onion Casserole

This simple yet elegant dish will fill your home with its tantalizing aroma! It's ...

Mamma Mia V-sagna

The next generation produced a few vegetarians on the Italian family tree, so I altered ...

Spaghetti Loaf - 1935

I got this recipe from the cookbook 'Mary Dunbar's Favorite Recipes', which was published in ...

Meatless Green Tomato Mincemeat

Green Tomato Mincemeat

This recipe has been passed down through my family for generations. I remember my grandmother ...

Vegetarian Spaghetti


This dish is a great way to get your protein without meat. A very satisfying ...

Real Deal Eggplant Parmesan

This is my own recipe, which I finally wrote down because my children nag me ...