Wanting to start off the new year with more plants in your diet? Check out these quick and simple vegetarian meals for every day of the week.

Meatless Monday has a steady following, but what about Tuesday through Sunday? Take a look at just how simple, tasty and nutritious it is to go vegetarian whenever the urge strikes. Bonus: It’s economical, too!

Extra bonus: all dishes can easily be made vegan! 



Sriracha and Lime Roasted Cauliflower Tostadas

In as little as 30 minutes, this perfect blend of citrus and spice will give you the irresistible flavor you need in life.




Coconut Crusted Tofu with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

Even though its not the most popular amongst the masses (kids), this clever spin on tofu will have your little ones begging for more!

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Coconut Crusted Tofu with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce via Budget Bytes

Lemon Feta Linguine with Garlic Asparagus

Skip the hearty meat sauce and try this light, zesty play on one of your favorite pasta dishes. And, with only three main ingredients (pasta, asparagus and cheese! Vegan feta works great here as well), you won’t have to shell out more money for your hefty grocery bill.

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Lemon Feta Linguine with Garlic Asparagus via Yay! For Food

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger with Chili Lime Mayo

Burgers have always been a fan-favorite. Why not try this healthy, vegetarian take on the classic hamburger?

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger with Chili Lime Mayo via Isabel Eats

California Roll Sushi Bowls

Its truly a struggle when your kids love the sushi taste, but not the sticky, tough-to-chew texture. This happy medium combines all the ingredients they love without the hassle.

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California Roll Sushi Bowls via Cooking Classy Cooking Classy

Pizza Margherita Grilled Cheese

Pizza and grilled cheese? Sounds like a match made in heaven. Again, a good vegan mozzarella would be *chef’s kiss*

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Pizza Margherita Grilled Cheese via Cooking for Keeps Cooking for Keeps

Spinach Tortellini Soup

A perfect, quick meal for when the dreaded rainy day strikes. The best part? It’ll only take 30 minutes out of your much-needed Netflix sesh.

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Spinach Tortellini Soup via Umami Girl

Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

As everyone always says, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so treat yourself to this protein-filled masterpiece.

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Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl via Healthy Liv

Loaded Veggie Quesadillas

Usually loaded with cheese, meats and sour cream, quesadillas often get a bad rap for being unhealthy. Try out this interesting spin for a filling meal with just as much taste and half the calories.

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Loaded Veggie Quesadillas via Domestic Gothess

Green Pizza with Pesto, Feta, Artichokes, and Broccoli

Can you think of a better way for your kids to get a healthy dose of veggies? And, with such an easy recipe, you can easily turn cooking into family time and get those little hands helping!

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Green Pizza with Pesto, Feta, Artichokes, and Broccoli via Hello Little Home

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Vitamin & Me: Easy Vegetarian + Plant-Based Dishes You Need to Try

With the new year, now is the perfect time to integrate more vegetables into your diet! Chock-full of essential nutrients and fiber, eating more plant-based foods not only provide energy, but mouthfuls of flavor. These ten recipes are quick, feasible meals your family will love–we know ours do!

If you are all-in to start a plant-based diet, our team wants to provide you with all the resources we can to create a sustainable lifestyle change while preventing any vitamin deficiencies. For example, did you know that it is difficult to get enough vitamin B, iron and iodine on a vegan diet? Thankfully, we are here to help you get all that you need for your unique health journey. To speed up the process, take our personalized vitamin quiz or browse our supplements on our website!

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