With many kicking off new healthy habits for the year and spring holidays starting this month, you might be scrambling to find meatless meals that the whole family will enjoy.
Check out some of our top tips to go meatless this season that will make your mouth water!
While you can replace your tried-and-true weekday meals with fish fillets or tuna steaks, try substituting fish into your favorite recipes in place of meat. Love grilling burgers? Try salmon patties
. Can’t get enough spaghetti and meatballs? Swap in shrimp in your spaghetti
. Enjoy your chicken tacos? Experiment with scallop tacos
. Using substitutions with fish, the world is your oyster.
Give Tofu A Try
Tofu might not conjure the most appetizing thoughts, but what is great about tofu is that it takes on a variety of flavors, depending on how you prepare it. We’re not saying you have should replace your Thanksgiving day turkey with a tofurky, but try incorporating tofu into rice dishes, stir fry dishes, soups, and salads for an added protein punch.
Be Bold With Beans
Beans are in fact a magical fruit, well…not a fruit but a legume anyway. They are wonderfully filling, and are packed with protein. For dinner ideas, crowd-pleaser recipes include Black Bean Burritos
, Polenta with Beans
Let Your Veggies Shine
Spring is the season for a variety of vegetables to be at their peak of freshness. Veggies like artichokes, asparagus, avocado, beets, carrots, cherries, greens, oranges, strawberries, sweet onions and more are all in season in the March and April time. Tempt your taste buds with a Roasted Beet Salad
, Quinoa Stuffed Avocados
or Spring Vegetable Stew
Need some more inspiration? Visit your local Grocery Outlet store and stock up on meatless staples to create your own recipe!