Meatless Monday isn't about one meal that day... or even three meals. It's about giving up meat and seafood for the whole day, snacks included. Though most of us wouldn't think about meat sneaking into our snack time, it can somehow find it's way into our lives through pizza bites, chicken tenders, shrimp cocktails, and other sneaky appetizers.
Today we have a few recipes for some healthy and meatless snacks that can also serve as appetizers, breakfast, and dessert.
Our first recipe can be a great way to kick off or end your day. This fruit parfait is filling enough to hold you over until lunch and is sweet enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. Amanda, from Kevin & Amanda, shares her brand preferences, but any plain or vanilla yogurt will work. And you can reinvent this recipe over and over again by swapping out the fruit, yogurt, or granola flavors.
Food Network.com not only offer 2 grams of protein AND fiber, but kale has currently been added to the list of "superfoods". Check out more benefits of kale on The World's Healthiest Foods website. To make kale chips, simply remove the ribs and tear leaves into smaller pieces (not too small as they will shrink). Toss with olive oil, salt, and smoked paprika and place on a cookie sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 12 minutes.
The FatFree Vegan Kitchen. She says her family puts this on everything-breads, crackers, carrots, etc.
Home Beautiful sound delightful.