10 easy vegetarian recipes for weight loss
Diets,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

10 Easy Vegetarian Meal Recipes

Does a vegetarian dish always have to contain complicated ingredients and preparation? Here are some easy vegetarian dish recipes which are completely veggie-friendly, delicious and easy to prepare and cook.

Who follows a vegetarian diet?

Individuals who follow a vegetarian diet do not eat fish, meat, or poultry but prefer plant-based dishes for better health condition, including weight loss, and for eating enjoyment.

There are several types of vegetarian. Some prefer dairy foods (eggs, cheese), others totally refrain from eating any food stuff that comes from animals.

  • Lacto-ovo vegetarian loves milk and dairy foods, eggs, vegetables and fruits, grains, nuts, seeds, and beans. They avoid eating fish, meat, and poultry.
  • Lacto-vegetarian follows similar diet but they avoid eating eggs.
  • Vegan totally abstains from any animal-based food product, dairy and milk products, gelatin, lard. Some vegans also avoid eating honey.

What do we get being vegetarian?

Vegetarian diet offers many health benefits. Studies and personal experiences of dieters claim that vegetarian diet helps improve health, including obesity, lowers the risk of heart disease and blood pressure.

Also. vegetarians eat a lower proportion of calories from fat, more fiber, potassium, and vitamin C. Following this type of diet coupled with a healthy lifestyle, you’re in for a healthy and slimmer body ahead!

Loaded Vegetarian Baked Sweet Potato

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Mexican-inspired Loaded Vegetarian Baked Sweet Potato recipe is rich with spicy black beans, melted cheese and salsa with a cream on top. It is an easy 20-minute dinner dish idea you must try.

Quinoa Bowls with Avocado and Egg

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Quick and delicious recipe for breakfast. It is packed with anti-inflammatory ingredients, omega-3 eggs, extra-virgin olive oil, tomatoes, avocado, and quinoa. For best results, serve this dish with grapefruit or an orange.

Simple Spinach Lasagna

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This Simple Spinach Lasagna is so delicious and easy to make. You can replace ground turkey or another vegetable for the spinach.

Black Bean Veggie Burgers with Chipotle Honey Mustard

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Bold and mouth watering dish, these Black bean Veggie Burgers are rich with vegetables and topped with delightful homemade chipotle honey mustard sauce. These burgers will surely impress vegetarians, your family and friends!

Cinnamon Apple Crisp

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This Cinnamon Apple Crisp recipe is lightly sweetened with honey and raisins topped with crisp oats. Perfect for dessert!

Tomato, Basil, and Corn Pizza

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A drizzling of cornmeal will keep that dough from sticking to the pizza stone for an extra crispy crust. If you do not have a rectangular pizza stone, you may use a heavy baking sheet. Serve this pizza with a green side salad, perfect for a great weeknight.

Mixed Berry Pie

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Here, we have yummy individual Mixed Berry Pies which are great for portion control. This recipe is easy, just fill individual pie with mixed berries and topped with refrigerated pie crust.

Crustless Spinach Quiche

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Watch the video and learn to prepare and make this Crustless Spinach Quiche, best served as brunch.

Vegan Chicken Nuggets

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Nothing beats a homemade baked Vegan Chicken Nuggets. Seitan, commonly known as “wheat meat’ is an excellent meat-like substitute for chicken. You may get seitan from a store or you may make your homemade seitan. For great results, serve them with your favorite vegan dipping sauce.

Pretty “Parslied” Spaghetti

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Don’t throw away those leftover flat-leaf parsley. The recipe contains bright, grassy herbs can be combined with cheese, garlic and olive oil for a flavorful dish. Try lemon zest, almonds, sun dried tomatoes, sardines, and toasted walnuts for a healthy, protein-packed meal!

Dad’s Creamy Cauliflower Soup

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You love this creamy cauliflower soup made with only five ingredients! A must-try soup!

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