Meatless Meals Perfect for Meatless Monday

posted: 09/12/16
by: Amanda Mushro

When you're meal planning for the week and looking at your grocery budget, a Meatless Monday is a great way to cut back on your grocery store bill and to get your family to try something new. But more importantly, having just one meatless meal a week helps to cut back your family's carbon footprint and can help your family's overall heart health. So Meatless Monday isn't just a cute name for dinnertime. Whatever your reasons for trying Meatless Monday, here's eight delicious recipes your whole family will love digging into.

If you're looking to sneak some extra spinach into everyone's diet, try this spinach manicotti. The cheese and sauce are a great way to hide the spinach if your kids aren't fans.

Via Vegging at The Shore

Meatless Monday doesn't have to mean the end of lasagna for you and your family. This creamy spinach and mushroom lasagna is delicious and if you double the recipe, it's perfect to make an extra lasagna to freeze for later.

Via Damn Delicious

How about a quick appetizer before dinner? You can whip up this three ingredient peanut butter dip in no time and everyone will love dipping fruit and crackers before dinner is ready.

Via Scattered Thoughts of A Crafty Mom

Healthy meals that your kids love--yes please! Try these cheese, black beans, and corn stuffed sweet potatoes to keep them full and asking for more.

Via Averie Cooks

This isn't the regular grilled cheese your kids are used to, but we bet the entire family will love this twist on the old fashioned grilled cheese. This apple and gouda grilled cheese is a great way to use all of the delicious fall apples.

Via Domestic Superhero

These sweet potato and black bean taquitos are perfect for dinners on-the-go. Double the batch and freeze for later, too!

Via Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice

Let everyone get in the kitchen and help with these easy and delicious make your own mini pizzas. Be sure to grab extra veggies for this one!

Via A Life In Balance

Because everything is better with feta, why not try this potato, leek and feta tart on a Meatless Monday.

Via Real Simple