Preparing plant-based dishes and snacks that pack a protein punch.
Most flavored yogurts are loaded with sugar. This concoction is naturally sweet and adds seeds for extra crunch and protein. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
A few spices transform plain tempeh into something that tastes like Italian breakfast sausage. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
A clever vegetarian adaptation of a classic, carnivorous sandwich. You can find pre-marinated tempeh in grocery stores if you prefer to skip the homemade marinade. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
Traditional egg salad gets jazzed up with curry powder. Try using romaine lettuce, leaf lettuce, or even raw kale instead of Napa cabbage. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
A classic, protein-rich French salad. Top with chopped, toasted nuts for added crunch. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
Nothing beats vegetarian chili for a protein-packed dinner. This colorful version includes lots of veggies to round out the beans. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
Have a craving for pizza but trying to avoid gluten? Get creative and try using a frittata as your crust. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
Traditional pasta can be used in this recipe, but now there’s a particularly tasty bean-based, gluten-free pasta on the market that’s lower in carbs and higher in protein. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
Commercial protein drinks and shakes usually contain a lot of questionable ingredients. Why not whip up your own instead? For the recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
This dip is a great alternative to the traditional mayo-heavy versions. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
These no-bake bites are great to have on hand when you want a treat. We replaced the traditional powdered milk with a high-quality whey protein powder. For the full recipe, see “The Hearty Vegetarian.”
All recipes were created by Betsy Nelson (a.k.a. “That Food Girl”), a Minneapolis-based food stylist and recipe developer.
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