The devise a creative plan, healthy and nutritious food without meat can seem like a challenge to vegetarians who have little time or just changed their diets. By investing a few free moments in planning the future , however, you can save time and money throughout the week and enjoy a variety of tasty breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
The elimination of bacon and sausage, as options for breakfast helps prepare vegetarian meals in the morning that are low in saturated fat, cholesterol and calories. An important nutrient that the Mayo Clinic recommends specifically for vegetarians is calcium, so choose morning meals that have low-fat dairy or other calcium-fortified foods. A menu of breakfast as an example for the week might include oatmeal, whole wheat pancakes and buttermilk , a vegetable omelet, a yogurt parfait with fresh berries and granola, cold iron fortified cereal with soy milk, a fruit smoothie with toast and a whole grain bagel with fresh fruit and scrambled eggs. Continue reading