Temperatures are slowly, but surely rising higher. This time of year people usually stow away their winter wardrobe and bust out their shorts, tank tops, and linen. Clothing isn’t the only vestige of winter that should be retired, though. The return of warm weather also means it’s high time to ditch heavy comfort foods and opt for lighter, more seasonal fare. Embrace the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables that are now readily available and nurture yourself with the following vegetarian recipes!
Light Menus for the Height of Summer
5 satisfying, meat-free meals
Asparagus and strawberries together in a salad?! The combination may seem counterintuitive, but it’s divine.
This tender-baked sweet potato comes with a delicious dollop of creamy yogurt and fresh spinach. Coconut oil, pine nuts, and pomegranate seeds add the perfect final touch. This dish is as filling as it is delicious.
This dish is ready in 30 minutes, which makes it the perfect weeknight dinner. The combination of protein-rich tofu, brightly colored veggies, and filling rice makes it the perfect meal, as well.
This classic French veggie dish is easy to prepare, yet full of fresh flavor. The addition of feta lends it a delightful, yet subtle saltiness.
Sloppy Joes! Just the way you kids like ‘em! But vegetarian. Summertime comfort food that you can feel good about!
Published on May 28, 2016