What Are Good Meatless Monday Choices at Restaurants?

You’re in good company in your goal to eat more meatless meals on Meatless Monday and throughout the week.  Not only can embracing Meatless Monday positively impact your wallet and the environment, studies have also shown that it can benefit your health – from reduced risk of heart disease to increased longevity.  If your goal for this year is to include more meatless or vegetarian meals in your diet, try choices like these at restaurants:

  • Quinoa Salad at Burger Lounge – Protein-rich whole grains like quinoa paired with vegetables can be a filling meatless option in a salad or as part of a vegetarian burger.
  • Breakfast: Egg White and Veggie Omelet at Mimi’s Café – Eggs can be an easy and delicious option for Meatless Monday especially combined with fruits, veggies and whole grains for a complete meal.
  • Hummus Wrap at Sandella’s – Beans and legumes as well as toppings and side dishes made with them such as hummus are packed with protein, fiber and flavor without the meat.
  • Vegetable Medley Pizza on Gluten Free Crust (2 slices) at U.S. Pizza Co. – Load up on the veggies for Meatless Monday!  They are a great source of vitamins and minerals and can be a filling vegetarian choice.

These and similar choices can be a delicious option for Meatless Monday or any day of the week.