Meatless Monday Menu

| August 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

meatless monday logoLots of people want to know WHY MONDAY? Monday is the beginning of the week for most of us. On Monday we move from the freedom of the weekend back to the structure of work or school. On Monday we usually plan out what we will eat for the next six days. The people at Meatless Monday finds that studies suggest we are more likely to maintain behaviors begun on Monday throughout the week. That makes Monday the perfect day to make a change for your health and the health of our planet. Monday is the call to action built in to every calendar each week. And if this Monday passes you by, next week is another chance to go meatless! Get the latest Meatless Monday recipes. Here are the recipes featured this week

Blueberry Lassi: Breakfast
Blueberries stand in for mangos in this antioxidant spin on the classic Indian yogurt treat. For an even more refreshing twist, try putting the blueberry lassi recipe through an ice cream maker to make blueberry lassi frozen yogurt.Zucchini Eggplant Sandwich: Lunch
Eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper and tomatoes are sautéed savory and sweet, then topped with fragrant fresh basil and salty parmesan. Whole grain bread is toasted and sprinkled with balsamic vinegar for a pungent, crunchy contrast to the summer squash filling.Roasted Cherry Tomato Rotini:
Dinner- Red and yellow cherry tomatoes are roasted spicy-sweet with garlic, balsamic vinegar and red pepper flakes. Fresh oregano, parsley and basil brighten the roasted cherry tomatoes and hearty whole wheat rotini, while toasted pine nuts give this dish a rich finish.

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  1. TyKes Mom says:

    That zucchini eggplant sandwich sounds ambrosial! I’ll have to try that! We shoot for several meatless meals a week since it is so much more frugal. I love to cook with dried beans to save money and be more healthy. My husband only complained a little when I made the switch. 😉

  2. ShopAholic Mommy says:

    Thanks for visiting our site! I agree with you, we try to have several meatless meals a week not only is it cheaper but we feel better!

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