Our best healthy meatless recipes

These healthy vegetarian and vegan recipes pack lots of protein, vegetables, and most importantly – flavour

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stuffed peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Start dinner off with these spicy, iron-packed peppers. This recipe is low-fat and healthful.

Get the recipe: Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Grilled Sesame-Tofu Salad

Grilled Sesame-Tofu Salad

This is a flavourful way to cook tofu-crusted with sesame seeds, then grilled to perfection.

Get the recipe: Grilled Sesame-Tofu Salad

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Raw Pad Thai

Try this vegan, raw version of the spicy and delicious Thai classic Pad Thai.

Get the recipe: Raw Pad Thai

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Angela Liddon Kale Salad

My Go-to Kale Salad

Kale is a nutritious green vegetable rich in vitamins A, C and K, as well as calcium and iron. Massaging the kale before you toss it in a salad will help soften it’s texture.

Get the recipe: My Go-to Kale Salad

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beet pizza

Sunflower Seed Beet Pizza

The crust of this pizza is lighter tasting, with a distinct beet flavor. Beets are alkaline-forming, so this is a good one to make when your stress is high.

Get the recipe: Sunflower Seed Beet Pizza

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Warm Shiitake Walnut Salad with Quinoa

Garlic, olive oil, shiitake mushrooms and walnuts…what could be a more perfect blend for a side dish? Add to that the combination of two superfoods in one salad – quinoa and walnuts – and the side dish becomes a star on its own.

Get the recipe: Warm Shiitake Walnut Salad with Quinoa

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Vegetarian Quinoa Stew

This quick one-pot meal is high in protein, low in fat-and easy to make.

Get the recipe: Vegetarian Quinoa Stew

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Knife and Fork Mushroom Burger

Knife and Fork Mushroom Burger

Knife and Fork Mushroom Burger

Eating this burger with a knife and fork means you’ll take more time to enjoy it. Button mushrooms promote immune function and are a good source of B2 and B3 vitamins. Plus, unlike a pan-fried meat burger, this bun-less option is low in saturated fat and high in fibre.

Get the recipe: Knife and Fork Mushroom Burger

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mac and cheeze

Dairy-Free Macaroni and “Cheeze”

This soy-free, dairy-free macaroni recipe is not only easy to make, but will appeal to limited and unlimited palates and appetites alike.

Get the recipe: Dairy-Free Macaroni and “Cheeze”

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Stir-Fried Tofu and Vegetables in Curried Almond Butter Sauce

Creamy almond butter and a kick of curry make this tofu dish a flavourful one

Get the recipe: Stir-Fried Tofu and Vegetables in Curried Almond Butter Sauce

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Sweet & Sour Tofu

A 2011 study published in The New England Journal of Medicine linked eating nutrient-rich whole grains such as brown rice and spelt to increased weight loss

Get the recipe: Sweet & Sour Tofu

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vegetarian sloppy joes

Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

This vegetarian redux of comfort food classic Sloppy Joes uses crumbled firm tofu as a protein-rich base.

Get the recipe: Vegetarian Sloppy Joes