Photo: Greg Dupree

Enjoy a delicious meatless Monday every week this August with in-season produce and vibrant summer flavors. 

August 03, 2017

Soak in the last bit of summer with bright, plant-focused August meals. We're skipping meat on Mondays and instead  highlighting in-season veggies like zucchini, cucumbers, and eggplants. Take this as an opportunity to feed your family inspired summer flavors once a week without the meat. And we promise: No one will even miss the meat! Read on to discover these healthy, meat-free options lifted straight from meal plans found on the Cooking Light Diet

 Photo: Caitlin Bensel

August 7: Basil-Ricotta Ravioli With Spinach 

Wonton wrappers stand in for pasta, while basil and lemon keep this summer dish zesty and fresh.

 Photo: Caitlin Bensel

August 14: Ratatouille-Stuffed Shells

With 4 shells per serving, this hearty dish packs a cheesy, protein punch. 

 Photo: Jennifer Causey

August 21: Lentil-Tahini Burgers with Pickled Cabbage 

Crunchy cabbage balances out earthy umaminess in this vegan cookout alternative. 

 Photo: Jennifer Causey

August 28: Szechuan Tofu with Cauliflower

This 25-minute meal will have you tossing out your Chinese take-out menu. 

 Photo: Greg Dupree

Bonus: Banh Mi Pizza 

You'll love this better than delivery pizza will make Hawaiian pizza lovers do a double take. 

If you’d like to learn more about the meals found on the Cooking Light Diet, visit CookingLightDiet.com, or email us at feedback@cookinglightdiet.com.