Vegetarian Menu Plan


Photo Alex Harris

I’ve developed quite a collection of meatless recipes over the last couple of years and I realised that with a bit of thought, I could compile some of them into a delicious vegetarian menu plan.

This three day plan doesn’t necessarily have to be followed three days in a row, although it would definitely work over a long weekend. We’ve got the August Bank Holiday coming up in the UK, and of course Labour Day weekend in North America is only a couple weeks away. Another option is to simply slot individual days into your own weekly menu plan. You could reduce your weekly meat consumption by at least a third by doing this!

Although I am far from vegetarian, I think it is really important that we reduce the amount of meat we eat as a society. Raising livestock for meat contributes hugely to our production of greenhouse gases, so collectively reducing it will benefit the environment. On a personal level, cutting back on the amount of meat you consume could benefit your health, your wallet and even your waistline.

Vegetarian Menu Plan

Delicious inspiration for three meat-free days.

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Basil Cheese Strata, Photo April Harris

Day 1

Breakfast – Basil Cheese Strata

Lunch – Strawberry and Macadamia Nut Salad

Dinner – Paella


Hazelnut Apple Coffee Cake , Photo Alex Harris

Day 2

Breakfast – Hazelnut Apple Coffee Cake

Lunch – Egg Salad Sandwiches

Dinner – Cabbage Rolls


Spinach Florentine Pasta Bake, Photo Alex Harris

Day 3

Breakfast – Vegetarian ‘Full English Breakfast’

Lunch – Balsamic Apple and Walnut Salad

Dinner – Spinach Florentine Casserole

I hope you will consider adding meat free days to your own diet, using this sample Vegetarian Menu Plan as inspiration. It’s not just healthy and environmentally friendly, it’s tasty too!

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Article by April Harris

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April is a food, lifestyle and travel writer who lives in Berkshire, England. She shares inspiration, tips and trends for anyone who loves food, cooking, entertaining, fashion, travel and the finer things in life at her blog,
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