Meatless Meals That Will Fill You Up

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I’ve always considered myself a carnivore, but lately I’ve been craving veggie-packed meals. I used to think that protein sources such as chicken, steak and turkey were the only things that would keep me full for a long period of time, but I recently realized how wrong I was. I love the way I feel after I eat a hearty vegetarian meal, so I’ve been on a quest to find more yummy protein-packed vegetarian recipes. While I don’t plan to become a vegetarian any time soon, right now I am really enjoying trying different vegan and vegetarian recipes.

I know lots of you are also trying to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, so I’ve put together a list of meatless meals that will fill you up! These recipes, created by an awesome group of healthy food bloggers, all contain short, simple ingredient lists because who has the time to search through grocery store aisles for unusual ingredients!?


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Grilled Green Goddess Wraps from Strength and Sunshine


Vegetarian Eggplant Meatballs from Byte Sized Nutrition


Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers from Joy Food Sunshine


Spicy Barbecue Lentils from Scones and Patron


Moroccan Crockpot Lentil Stew from Lenses and Lentils


Pumpkin Curry Buddha Bowl from Emily Ruth Weir

One Pan Ratatouille from I Heart Vegetables


Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad from Hungry By Nature


Summer Farro Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Mozzarella from Little Chef Big Appetite


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  • Megan
    June 20, 2017 - 9:30 am | Permalink

    This is such perfect timing! I’ve pretty much cut out meat and also started cooking more, and have been scouring the web for good recipes – can’t wait to try some of these!

    • Rachel (littlechefbigappetite)
      June 20, 2017 - 10:25 am | Permalink

      Oh, awesome!! I hope you find something you like! XO

  • Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine
    June 20, 2017 - 11:20 am | Permalink

    Plants for life! You can always make a nice hearty meal everyone will love with food form the Earth 🙂

  • Kara @ Byte Sized Nutrition
    June 21, 2017 - 7:26 pm | Permalink

    So many great recipes here.. I can’t wait to give some of them a try. Thanks for including me in this round-up!

    • Rachel (littlechefbigappetite)
      June 22, 2017 - 7:41 am | Permalink

      I can’t wait to try your recipe!

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