Go Vegetarian One Day a Week

The eighth Healthy Habits challenge: Go meatless one day a week for all three meals.

Vegetarian Pasta Recipes

These vegetarian pasta and grains recipes are filling, satisfying, and amazingly versatile.

Healthy Vegetarian Pasta and Grains Recipes
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Healthy Vegetarian Pasta and Grains

Pasta comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but generally speaking, it can be divided into two broad categories (short and strand) that are usually paired with specific sauces and toppings. Both types of pasta come in whole-wheat versions, which offer a great way to add some whole grains to your diet.

Let’s not forget the grains. In addition to their numerous health benefits, grains are satisfying. Their nuttiness and chewiness bring more to the table than just healthy food. This hearty recipe for Farro Risotto with Mushrooms will satisfy both your taste buds and your nutritional needs.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

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