We are thrilled to have Monica Shaw join us again in our Friday Guest Blog Series. Monica Shaw is a freelance writer who specializes in science, health, fitness and food. She is the primary author of the website and blog, SmarterFitter.com.
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Vegetarian for a Week Recipe Challenge
My husband recently challenged me to go vegetarian for a week. I laughed when he suggested our breakfasts, lunches and dinners be sans meat for seven days. Then I thought about it, and decided it could be a fun way to sort of "cleanse" for Spring, and create an interesting dietary and culinary challenge for myself.
From the Whole Foods Diet Cookbook, the Slow Cooker Mexican Style Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers is a crowd pleaser. Packed with protein-rich tempeh, hearty black beans and gooey cheese, this is a one-dish winner.
Whether you're searching gluten-free recipes, or just need a healthy pasta alternative, this Quinoa Pasta with Pesto and Tomatoes recipe is a delicious find. Created by Chef Rocco Dispirito, he helped Amy Parham prepare this dish for Biggest Loser: Families.