These scrumptious Meatless Monday recipes prove that eating vegan doesn't mean giving up on flavor. All of these recipes were designed to look and taste delicious while leaving you satisfied and full of energy. Take your pick among Italian pasta, hearty grain salads and vegan noodles with a Japanese twist. Plus, find out where to get your proteins if you are vegan.
Quinoa Spring Salad (pictured above)
This filling quinoa salad calls for asparagus chicory, a bitter leafy green from Italy. If you can't find it just substitute with wild arugula.
Enjoy a hearty vegan pasta dish made with a luscious tomato sauce laced with black olives, red wine, basil and plenty of garlic.
Spice up your Meatless Monday with this Tex-Mex vegan salad chock-full of colorful vegetables and a fiery dressing made with Tabasco sauce.
To make this vegan entree even more delicious marinate the tofu in soy sauce overnight and bake it before tossing it with the noodles.
Sliced zucchini is layered with creamy macadamia 'cheese,' basil pesto and a red pepper-tomato sauce for a stunning vegan dish.