Healthy meatless meal of pasta with veggies and cheese on top

Healthy Meatless Meals

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Healthy meatless meals for breakfast, lunch, snacks, or anytime like casseroles, scrambled eggs, salads, sandwiches, and more that won’t leave you missing the meat.

Finding meatless meals other than dinner can sometimes be more challenging. And if you want to stay healthy too, there are plenty of healthy meatless meals for any time of the day!

Skillet full of sauted vegetables for a healthy meatless meal

What is a good meal without meat?

At our house, we love to make a big sheet pan of roasted vegetables and enjoy that. If you choose some starchy vegetables like butternut squash or sweet potatoes and pair them with leafy greens like broccoli or whatever you like, you’ll be amazed at how good you feel and how full you stay. Even without meat or grains. We like to have this at least once a week.

There are other great choices for healthy meatless meals such as soups, salads, casseroles, sandwiches, and much more. I love those budda bowls too. Just toss in a bit of rice for the base and then top it with stir-fried, raw, or roasted veggies for a wonderful meal.

There are many benefits to eating meatless meals. You don’t even have to do it all the time. Just a few meals a week skipping the meat will leave you with more energy, more money, and less weight.

Meatless breakfast

Breakfast is a great time to start off your day with some energy. Using some grains to get your motor running is a wonderful way to make sure you have energy for the day.

You can add protein like yogurt, eggs, and peanut butter whenever you like as well. Check out these healthy pancakes that are so good even kids love them in my home daycare.

healthy pancakes piled on a plate with butter on top and a cup and fork

This blueberry breakfast quinoa is a delicious breakfast that’s so quick to make and tastes fantastic!

Easy Overnight Oats with Yogurt are a great healthy high-protein breakfast! This recipe only takes 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to prepare!

Mix and match your favorite toppings with the base of creamy goat cheese scrambled eggs and seasoned peppers and onions. Perfect for a breakfast buffet to please a crowd.

Sometime back, we were having Sunday brunch at my sister’s house after church, and I needed to come up with a healthy version of a vegan breakfast casserole to take. This is the amazing hash brown casserole that ended up happening in my kitchen!

Meatless lunch ideas

These healthy meatless meal ideas for lunch are full of flavor and great to pack on the go too.

I love marinated salads! These are two of my favorites. Zesty avocado chopped salad, and Citrus balsamic chopped salad.

fresh avocados sliced open on a cutting board with cherry tomatoes

I also think a great meatless lunch idea is to cook up a quick pasta and toss it in pesto, roasted garlic, or tomato sauce. Yummy!

Vegan bagel sandwiches are a satiating & quick lunch. They’re slathered with hummus, cucumbers, bell pepper, and onions.

This southwestern quinoa salad is the perfect vegan lunch that’s perfectly balanced. It comes together super quick and is delicious.

Chickpea gyros are a delicious lunch or dinner vegetarian gyros option that incorporates all the things you love about Greek food: cucumbers, tomatoes, flat bread, feta cheese, and tzatziki sauce.

This is the best egg salad recipe! It’s creamy, flavorful, and easy to make with only 5 ingredients. Use it to make delicious egg salad sandwiches or serve with crackers, over lettuce, as wraps, etc.!

A crustless, low-carb quiche bursting with flavorful basil, creamy mozzarella, and juicy tomatoes.

Meatless appetizers

If you’re looking for small bites, snacks, or appetizers, check out these healthy meatless meals that you can share with a crowd.

These herb roasted potatoes make a perfect appetizer. They are easy and quick to make and sure to please your family and friends.

This fresh and vibrant homemade strawberry cucumber salsa is easy to make with just six ingredients. Serve it with grilled tofu or paneer or just as a side dish for tacos and chips.

These Apple Polenta Gorgonzola Bites are an easy appetizer with only three ingredients!

I hope these healthy meatless meals give you some inspiration for more meatless meals you and your family can enjoy. It’s not as hard to eat meatless as you might think!

Check out more meatless ideas for dinner, and quick and easy meatless meals too.

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