31 Delicious Meat Free Meals πŸš«πŸ— for Girls Who Want a Thinner Waist πŸ‘— ...

Even if you're a hardcore carnivore, there are benefits of going meatless once in a while. For one, meatless meals are typically much more easy on the wallet. Vegetables, legumes, and grains are cheaper than buying meat in most cases. According to Women's Health, taking a break from animal protein helps reduce your risk for heart disease, and helps you go green by saving 2.5 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions. Ready to see some serious meatless meal inspo? Let's go!

1. Veggie Quinoa Enchiladas

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I looooove enchiladas and this dish also includes a recipe for homemade sauce!

2. Black Bean and Sweet Potato Flautas

Baked Black Bean and Sweet
Sweet potato always elevates a dish and this one looks so flavorful.

3. Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo

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Alfredo lovers will adore the skinny version of the classic. You won't miss the fat at all!

4. Creamy Spinach and Cheese Green Chile Enchilada

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This is a perfect weeknight meal. Put it on the list for Meatless Monday.

5. Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

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Love broccoli. Love quinoa. The leftovers would be great to take to work.

6. Black Bean Baked Empanadas & Spanish Rice

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These babies look deeelish!

7. Easy Vegetable Lo Mein

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Forget Panda Express, whip up this healthier and tastier lo mein in less than 20 minutes.

8. Lasagna Rolls

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What an elegant dish! I bet you won't even realize there's no meat.

9. Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and Butter

Spaghetti Squash with Garlic and
Jazz up plain old spaghetti squash with creamy garlic and butter. Yummmm!

10. Skinny Avocado Pizza

Skinny Avocado Pizza Little Broken
Isn't this genius?! As if I could love avocado any more than I already do!

11. Cheesy Enchilada Rice Skillet

Cheesy Enchilada Rice Skillet
Quite possibly the easiest enchilada you will ever make.

12. Mediterranean Crescent Ring

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OMG. I just want to dive face first into this crescent ring!

13. Peanutty Quinoa Bowls for Two

Peanutty Quinoa Bowls with Baked
Quinoa bowls with an Asian flair.

14. Spinach Tomato Tortellini Soup

Spinach Tomato Tortellini Soup
A great way to warm up and get your fill of healthy vegetables.

15. Zucchini Bell Pepper Pizza

Zucchini-Bell Pepper Pizza
Did someone say pizza?! I'm in!

16. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Quinoa Bowls

Sweet Potato and Black Bean
This bowl would be good for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

17. Spicy Bean and Rice Burritos

Spicy Bean and Rice Burritos
Looks so tasty and filling. It's hard to say no burritos.

18. Quinoa and Vegetable Stir Fry

Stir-Fried Quinoa With Vegetables and
Skinny and healthy stir fry.

19. One Pot Wonder Southwest Pasta

One Pot Wonder Southwest Pasta
One pot meals are always a winner!

20. Lentil Mac & Cheese

Lentil Macaroni and Cheese
I know it might sound a little odd-lentils with mac n' cheese, but give it a try! It's delicious and makes a filling dish.

21. Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

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Such a colorful treat! Your eyes and belly with enjoy.

22. Black-Bean-and-Corn-Topped Potatoes

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My, my, my! Baked potatoes have never looked so good!

23. Vegan & Gluten-Free Vegetable Paella

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Such a nutritious and flavorful one pot dish.

24. Baked Asiago & Lemon Orzo

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Lemon and Asiago cheese sound like the perfect combo.

25. Vegan Carribean Coconut Curry

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Coconut curry with white rice is a light and healthy meal that'll totally blow away your taste buds.

26. Black Bean Wraps with Cashew Cream

Black Bean Wraps Image
What a unique way to enjoy beans and you can't top cashew cream!

27. Cherry Tomato, Basil, Spinach and Parmesan Pasta

Cherry Tomato, Basil, Spinach and
Yesss! Looks so incredibly decadent!

28. Raw Vegan Tacos

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The best thing about these tacos is that you can eat a lot and feel good about it!

29. CHEESY SPROUTED BROWN RICE with BABY SPINACH and MUSHROOMS

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Cheesy rice that's vegan and gluten free!

30. Coconut Curried Sweet Potato and Chickpea Stew

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1 cup of chickpeas contains 15 grams of protein and 13 grams of fiber. Get on this recipe!

31. Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan

Gluten Free Eggplant Parmesan
This would be perfect by itself or with some quinoa pasta!

So ladies, are you ready to make yourself a meatless meal this coming week? Meatless recipes that focus on vegetables provides us with the opportunity to try out new veggies and prepare them in different ways. Do you have a favorite vegetarian or vegan recipe?

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