Vegetarian Choices

Vegetarian recipe choices that do not contain any meat or use vegetarian-friendly alternatives.

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High Protein Vegetarian Meals

Want to eat more plant-forward but worried about not getting enough protein? Read on for 10 plant-based protein sources to add to vegetarian meals. We’ve also included 60+ recipe ideas to give you inspiration! (This post is written by Cheerful Choices contributors, Corrin Coons and Sydney Coons.) Why is protein important? Protein is used for a […]

Sharp cheddar, muenster, and asiago makes for an indulgent, three cheese Homemade Breadcrumb Baked Mac and Cheese. Some simple healthy recipe swaps help reduce the fat, maintain the protein and increase the fiber content of this classic recipe.
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Three Cheese Mac and Cheese – Baked with Breadcrumbs!

Sharp cheddar, muenster, and asiago makes for an indulgent, three cheese mac and cheese. Sprinkle on homemade breadcrumbs and bake to perfection! This post was first published on May 15, 2021. It was updated on July 27, 2022. I’ve been making this homemade three cheese mac and cheese ever since I was a little girl. In my […]

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Lemon Blueberry Mug Cake

This Lemon Blueberry Mug Cake is brimming with bright flavor and nourishing ingredients like fresh blueberries and protein powder. Perfect to enjoy as a single-serve dessert or breakfast. Plus, it’s ready to go in just 5 minutes! Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by ​Naked Nutrition. All opinions are my own; I never feature a […]

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Caramelized Mushrooms – Skillet and Air Fryer Instructions

Looking for the perfect way to cook mushrooms? Give these caramelized mushrooms a try! They’re super flavorful and so easy to make. Plus, they pair perfectly with burgers, avocado toast, and risotto. This recipe guide includes both skillet and air fryer mushroom instructions. Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by ​The Mushroom Council. All opinions […]

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Cereal Bars

Cereal bars are the perfect snack or healthy dessert. Plus, all you need is 6 simple ingredients found in your pantry. Vegan, kid-friendly and great for summertime! What are cereal bars? When you hear the term “cereal bars” you probably think of rice krispie treats or cinnamon toast crunch bars. These store bought bars are […]

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Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms

These air fryer stuffed mushrooms are the easiest appetizer to make! You only need 4 ingredients and a few minutes of your time. Perfect for dinner parties or summer gatherings! Oven instructions included as well.  What are stuffed mushrooms? Stuffed mushrooms are an appetizer where you remove the mushroom stem and add a filling over […]