Now September has arrived, easy back to school dinner ideas are more important than ever. Enjoying a few vegetarian meals each week benefits your health, your budget and the planet so it’s important to include meat free recipes in your menu rotation too. These vegetarian dinner ideas make it easy – and they are so hearty they will please even confirmed meat eaters as well.
With after school clubs, activities and sports starting up, kids – and adults – need delicious, nutritious meals without a lot of fuss. Even if you don’t have school age children, these vegetarian dinner ideas can be a real help during the busy autumn season, and in the run up to the holidays.
Served alongside a baked potato and some salad or coleslaw, my Easy Vegetarian Quiche makes for a hearty meal. Using store bought pastry means it is quick and easy and as it’s delicious hot or cold leftovers are great for lunch boxes too.
A hearty texture and delicious flavour mean my Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese has fooled a meat eater more than once! Using a meat substitute and lots of flavourful ingredients makes this recipe a delicious alternative to traditional spaghetti bolognese.
Vegetarian sausages make Sticky Sausage Skewers a kid-friendly treat the whole family will love. Try them served over rice or with comforting mashed potatoes. They are also delicious served in crusty bread or baguettes for hearty sausage sandwiches (remove the skewers first of course!).
Far and away one of the favourite vegetarian meals at our house, my Spinach Florentine Casserole‘s layers of flavour combine to make an iron-rich dish the whole family will love.
Crispy vegetables and a lightly spiced peanut sauce make this Vegan Pad Thai a seriously kid-friendly meal. The work of moments, it’s one of my go to recipes on nights when I’m tempted by take away!
My Vegetarian Moussaka is chock full of fresh vegetables. Serious comfort food, this may not be authentic Greek moussaka – but it sure is authentically delicious!
With all the comfort and flavour of vegetarian lasagna without the effort, my quick and easy Vegetarian Lasagna Casserole recipe features regularly in my family’s meal rotation.
It’s easy to include delicious meat free meals in your family’s diet with my vegetarian dinner ideas. Perfect for back to school, these family favourites make menu planning easy!