Go Vegetarian One Day a Week

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

Vegetarian Nutrition 101

We all know that grains, fruits, and vegetables are among the healthiest foods you can eat—loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, all things associated with reduced risk of cancer and heart disease. Learn the nutrition behind eating more meatless meals.

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Vegetarian Protein Sources

10 Meatless High-Protein Foods

If you prefer chickpeas to chicken, keep in mind you still need 2 to 3 servings of protein per day. These 10 meatless foods are high in protein and will help to keep your body strong and healthy, sans the meat. By: Michelle Klug


Vegetarian Principles: Whole Grains

Principles for a Vegetarian Diet

Here we share our healthy eating principles for a well-rounded vegetarian diet.


Best Vegetarian Meals

Best Meatless Meals at Restaurants

Going meatless can be a delicious change of pace when you dine out on tasty vegetarian offerings at these chain restaurants. Text: Maureen Callahan, MS, RD and Karen Ansel, MS, RD


Healthy Proteins

Rethinking Protein

Learn how to get the daily recommended amount of protein from a variety of sources.


Tempeh and Tofu

All About Soy

In its many guises, soy can star in dishes from appetizers to desserts.



3 Surprising Protein Sources

Incorporate more quality protein into your diet from these lesser-known meatless sources.

More Ways To Get Cooking Light



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Our Best Easter Desserts

Find the perfect ending to your Easter feast with these light and fresh springtime desserts.

Black and White Angel Food Cake Recipe