Recipes for eating less meat [Links]

While I disagree with vegetarians and vegans on the point that humans are not supposed to be eating meat, I will admit that we (Americans in general) do eat way too much. That means that we need to work on eating more rabbit food and not be so carnivorous (really, we are omnivores). Here are some recipes to consider for working towards that goal.

Reducing Your Meat Intake? Use It as Flavor

It’s been more than four years since my husband, David, and I decided to reduce our meat consumption. We love meat (although we’re finding that the less we eat, the less we crave). Some nights we eat meatless; other nights we just eat less of it, using it as a flavoring rather than as the meal’s centerpiece. Here are some ideas for dishes I like to think of as meat-accented.

23 Smart Cauliflower Recipes If You’re Trying To Eat Less Meat

This article is a list of recipes using cauliflower in place of either carbohydrates or meat. If you are a fan of cauliflower, this should be right up your alley.

Classic recipes minus the meat

Whether you are following a strict vegetarian diet or just enjoy the odd meat-free meal, this shouldn’t prevent you from tucking into the best comfort dishes out there. We’ve gathered a list of our favourite veggie makeovers of popular recipes, from pies and pasta bakes to curries and roasts. With a few simple ingredient swaps, ditching the meat never looked so tempting.

Low-Meat Alternatives

Cutting back on meat is not only good for your health, it’s good for the planet. Almost half the grain grown in the U.S. is used for livestock feed. To produce a one pound steak it takes 16 pounds of feed, and as much water as a typical household uses in a whole month! The cost of livestock production, in usage of fossil fuels, is also enormous.

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