Some easy vegetarian dishes and a pledge to eat less meat in November

Meat eating – especially red meat eating – is a hazard to the environment.* And we have too much meat in our diet: we need more vegetarian dishes. Preferably ones the kids will eat. And we shall have them, starting with the recipes below.

I used to be a vegetarian. When I first got involved with my (now) husband he was a meat eater who ate very few vegetables. So we met somewhere in the middle, initially eating only organic or bio-dynamic meat. But somewhere along the line (was it when we became two-half-incomes plus kids instead of double income no kids?) my standards slipped. We still buy some organic meat, but not all. And then there are the kids, who are both voracious meat eaters. And not such voracious vegetable eaters. Especially the older one.

So my pledge for November is to introduce two new vegetarian recipes each week. I’m going to look for things that will tempt my children, but I’m not going to worry about that too much, because I know they probably won’t respond well to new food the first time it’s presented anyway. I’ll just make sure there’s salad and bread on the side. I’m also going to preference quick vegetarian recipes, because Babe Number Three is pretty tired by dinner time, so if it’s not something I can pre-prepare in the slow cooker, or cook a big pot of and freeze some, it needs to be quick and easy to make.

Vegetarian dishes already on our menu include:

  • Vegetarian chili
  • Cheese and beans burritos
  • Pasta with a veg tomato sauce
  • Quesadillas
  • Various soups (pumpkin, zucchini, vegetable)
  • Dahl curry

New Vegetarian dishes we are going to try:

I’ll add more links as I decide on them, and to keep me accountable, I’ll report back on how the new dishes go (and what the kids think) as I go. In fact, I might even ask the kids for some words of review! 🙂


*Although, according to that link, a 2003 Swedish study found that organic beef was (surprise surprise) better for the environment than other beef (40% less emissions and 85% less energy used).

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