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Take and Make Menu Plan #2: Meatless Meals

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Our menu plan this week features some awesome economical meatless meals recipes.  Sure to help out with your grocery budget, these vegetarian recipes for meatless meals get their protein from frugal ingredients like beans and tofu. Cutting out meat from even one meal a week can give you a large discount on your food expenses – try it!

Print out the free printable Take and Make Menu Plans each Sunday, which include:

  • A printable grocery shopping list of ingredients.  Print out the list, check off what you already have on hand, then take your shopping list to the store.
  • A dinner meal for each day. Click the name of the meal to print the recipe and directions.

Take And Make Menu Plan:

Vegetarian Meatless Meals Recipes

Printable Grocery Shopping List:

Click the button below to view, download or print the shopping list. Grocery shopping checklist is divided into sections by type of food to make your shopping trip faster.

Meatless Meals with Recipes:

Monday

Dinner: Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie with Potato Crust.  Makes 4 servings.

 

Tuesday

Dinner: Louisiana Style Meatless Jambalaya.  Make this jambalaya as spicy hot or as mild as you like by adjusting the hot sauce.  This meatless meal is healthy as well, at only 2 grams of fat per serving!  Serves 4.

Wednesday

Dinner: Great Northern White Chili.  This high protein meatless meal is great for low-calorie and low-fat diets, with only 220 calories and 2 grams of fat. Makes 8 servings.

Thursday

Dinner: Rick’s Mock Crab Cakes.  Meatless crab cakes get their protein from tofu in this recipe.  Serves 4.

 

Friday

Dinner: Vegetarian Oval Office Enchiladas. This meatless meal got its name from the fact that it was a regular on the White House menu for President Ronald Reagan!  Serves 12.

Saturday

Dinner: Indian-Style Chickpeas. Try something a little different from your regular menu plan with this high-protein meatless Indian dish.Serves 4.

Sunday

 

Dinner: Leftover Love. Spread out a buffet table of all the leftovers from the week’s meals.  This means a day-off for the chef!


Print out our other Take and Make Menu Plans or check out other menu plans at Menu Plan Monday. Originally published March 29, 2009.

If you’d like to suggest your recipes to be featured, email tips(at)homeeverafter.com.

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Danelle Ice is an entrepreneur in Los Angeles and mom of 3. She is the creator of HomeEverAfter.com and SimDanelle.com. Danelle is also known as internet personality SimDanelle, the first virtual person. Danelle is a beauty guru on YouTube, vlogger, blogger, and new media darling. She is a current brand ambassador for for Keurig and previous AMD Tech Mom, Kraft Foods Delicious Byte brand ambassador, and Purex Insider.

23 Comments

  1. Take and Make Menu Plan: Meatless Meals | Homemaker Barbi | OurBrownies.com
    Mar 29, 2009 @ 14:55:53

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  2. NAOmni
    Mar 29, 2009 @ 18:03:15

    You’ve got a lot of great recipes going on here!

    NAOmni

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  3. Rita
    Mar 29, 2009 @ 18:06:36

    Glad I found this site! My 17 year old son is a vegetarian and I run out of ideas for meatless dishes.

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  4. Food Calories List Thoughts by Kim: Food News 9 «
    Mar 29, 2009 @ 20:32:01

    [...] Take and Make Menu Plan: Meatless Meals | Homemaker Barbi By Homemaker Barbi Cutting out meat from even one meal a week can give you a large discount on your food expenses ? try it! Our free printable Take and Make Menu Plans contain everything you need for an entire week?s dinners and all you have to do is the shopping and … Printable Grocery Shopping List: … Wednesday. Dinner: Great Northern White Chili. This high protein meatless meal is great for low-calorie and low-fat diets, with only 220 calories and 2 grams of fat. Makes 8 servings. … Homemaker Barbi – http://www.homemakerbarbi.com/ & [...]

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  5. Home Ever After
    Mar 29, 2009 @ 20:29:25

    @Naomni: Thank you!

    @Rita: Fantastic- hopefully there are some options your son will like. Thanks for leaving a comment! We’re glad to have you here :)

    Barbi

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    Mar 30, 2009 @ 00:59:56

    [...] Take and Make Menu Plan: Meatless Meals | Homemaker Barbi By Homemaker Barbi Cutting out meat from even one meal a week can give you a large discount on your food expenses ? try it! Our free printable Take and Make Menu Plans contain everything you need for an entire week?s dinners and all you have to do is the shopping and … Printable Grocery Shopping List: … Wednesday. Dinner: Great Northern White Chili. This high protein meatless meal is great for low-calorie and low-fat diets, with only 220 calories and 2 grams of fat. Makes 8 servings. … Homemaker Barbi – http://www.homemakerbarbi.com/ & [...]
    OH! You’re my new favorite blogger fyi

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  7. Christy @ At The Creek
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 03:09:18

    That is a wonderful menu and handy tool! Thanks for sharing…I printed off the enchilada recipe and can’t wait to try it next week!

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  8. Terri (unorganized mom)
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 02:57:08

    I love the recipes. I saved them for my next months meal plans. I think I can pull off the crab cakes by calling them “crabbie patties”! My kids will love them!
    Keep up the good work!

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  9. Liz@Hoosier Homemade
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 03:23:09

    I really need to make some meatless meals to stretch the grocery budget. Thanks for sharing!
    ~Liz

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  10. Pamela
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 05:39:56

    I just love your menu’s it gives me great ideas for the week and thanks so much for the shopping list I bookmark every week

    Reply

  11. Courtney
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 07:20:54

    great menu plan and print out list, pretty cool

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  12. LaVonne
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 09:48:19

    I am visiting from MPM Mr. Linky. This is sooooo cool! I am so happy to find your blog. My MPM is also vegetarian. Stop by anytime! I am going to have to edit my post to include this great blog and its features.

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  13. Home Ever After
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 07:49:46

    @Terri- My husband made crabbie patties too! The leftovers were a huge hit for going to school in lunch :)

    Barbi

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  14. Home Ever After
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 07:51:39

    @Christy @Liz @Pamela You’re more than welcome! I’m so glad that the menus are useful, and what a way to add variety to our regular rotation of meals! Thanks for popping in! Next week- recipes from celebrities :)

    Barbi

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  15. Home Ever After
    Mar 30, 2009 @ 10:30:28

    @LaVonne – Welcome from Menu Plan Monday and thanks for the tip on your veg recipes. So great to meet you!

    Barbi

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  16. Mamaof2boys
    Apr 05, 2009 @ 04:53:02

    You are sooo awesome!!!!

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  17. Home Ever After
    Apr 05, 2009 @ 08:25:53

    @Mama: Thank you!

    Barbi

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  18. Lisa
    Jul 06, 2009 @ 03:33:05

    Wow! These sound wonderful. I have such a hard time findiing meatless recipes. I am definately going to put a few of these dishes on our table. Thanks!

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  19. The Accidental Hausfrau
    Jul 06, 2009 @ 03:19:26

    Those “crab” cakes sound really cool… I love an experiment!

    Thanks for sharing.

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  20. CrimsonCrow
    Jul 06, 2009 @ 05:09:46

    I get an error 404 page when I try to print out shopping list.

    I am _very_ happy to have some good veggie recipes. We eat no animals whatsoever.

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  21. angie
    Jul 06, 2009 @ 06:05:09

    thanks for offering a great alternative menu
    shopannies@Yahoo.com

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  23. Home Ever After
    Jul 06, 2009 @ 08:50:20

    @Crimson: Sincere apologies- the link is fixed now!
    Customer Service

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