Many Americans eat too much meat. Cut back on meat by going one day a week without it. Plant foods supply our bodies with plenty of proteins along with vitamins and minerals. Try these healthy vegetarian meals from BuzzFeed to get your daily protein without the saturated fats found in animal meats!
1. Bean, Kale, and Egg Stew
Between the kidney beans, kale, egg, and cheese, each serving dishes up a solid 28 grams of protein. Get the recipe here.
3. Black Bean, Arugula, and Poached Egg Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Between the black beans, the egg, and mmm… Fontina cheese (7 grams of proteinper ounce), this gloriously stuffed sweet potato will leave both your mother and your trainer equally impressed. Recipe available here.
8. Bean-Kale Burgers With Sweet Potato Wedges
Pinto beans, kale, and jack cheese mean you get all the protein you gave up in beef, without all the heart disease, fat, and ethical implications. Recipe available here
11. Egg in a Basket Grilled Cheese with Asparagus
Perfect for impressing the vegetarian you’re waking up next to, the egg (6g), Gruyère (10g), and asparagus (2g), makes this breakfast perfect for fueling up for round two. Wink. Recipe available here.
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