Go Veggies! Meatless Entrees to Sink Your Teeth Into

May 18, 2015

Good nutrition is important for your oral and overall health.  Veggies are especially full of essential vitamins and minerals that help keep your smile and body healthy.  But, it can be a challenge getting the recommended daily amount.

One of the easiest way to incorporate more veggies into your diet is to eat vegetarian versions of your favorites.

Here are some ideas to get you thinking: 

Meatless Sandwiches

Veggie Bahn Mi sandwiches?  Yes, please!  The next time you order one for lunch, choose a vegetarian option.  Or, if you make them at home, check out this Grilled Veggie Banh Mi recipe. 

Think Outside the Box

Instead of ordering a pizza, make your own.  These Pizza Quinoa Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms are vitamin-packed palate pleasers that take 30 minutes to make—less time than waiting for delivery.  Plus, they’ve got less calories and fat and are packed with nutritious lean protein and vitamin D. 

Savor Steak-less Steaks

Who says steaks have to come from cows?  Roasted Cauliflower Steaks will give you a fresh, yummy perspective. 

Tofu for Taco Tuesday

What’s a tasty, nutritious dinner ready in 30 minutes?  Grilled Tofu Tacos.   They’re a great go-to meal for busy families and you won’t even miss the meat. 

Smile and enjoy these veggie-packed favorites.  Bon appetite! 

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