35 Protein Packed Vegetarian Pasta Recipes

35 Protein Packed Vegetarian Pasta Recipes!  Each delicious pasta recipe is also packed with tons of protein!

Pasta has always been one of my go-to weeknight dinners.  It’s easy to make, quick to get on the table and there are so many different ways you can mix it up.  However, I’ve recently realized that most of the vegetarian pasta recipes I’ve been cooking up all have something else in common: they lack a major protein source.  While I enjoy a simple pasta with red sauce or pesto sauce, these days I’ve been much more aware of my protein intake and am now trying to incorporate a good amount of it into every single meal I eat.

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Chimichurri Guacamole

This Chimichurri Guacamole is packed with so much delicious flavor!  It's perfect for an appetizer, dip or just to top your favorite food with!

I almost forgot about the most important holiday of the year: Cinco De Mayo!  Ok, I’m not sure if it’s actually the most important holiday of the year, and I know that it’s mostly an American celebrated holiday, but I’ll take any excuse to eat more Mexican food!Continue Reading

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7-Layer Vegetarian Burritos

These 7-Layer Vegetarian Burritos are perfect for dinner!  They're packed with so many delicious ingredients you will want to eat them all week long! {gluten free}This post is sponsored by Udi’s Gluten Free.  Thank you so much for supporting the brands that support me!

It’s been years since I’ve eaten at a taco bell, but I have to admit that it used to be one of my favorites.  Not only because I’m obsessed with Mexican food, but also because they’ve always had a lot of vegetarian options,which was surprising for a fast food chain especially back in the day.

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Crispy Roasted Taco Chickpeas

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Crispy chickpeas are one of the best snacks ever!  They’re crunchy and salty, but unlike potato chips, they actually have some nutritional value!  They contain 6 grams of protein per 1/2 cup of chickpeas and are also made with heart healthy olive oil.  Now, if that doesn’t mean you can feel good about eating this delicious snack then I don’t know what does :)Continue Reading

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Strawberry, Avocado & Sweet Pea Salad with Balsamic Tahini Dressing

this Strawberry Avocado & Sweet Pea Salad with Tahini Balsamic Dressing has the perfect taste of spring in every bite!  Balsamic tahini dressing is so rich and creamy! {vegan, gluten free}

Spring is definitely in the air these days.  Not only are the flowers blooming while we are enjoying perfect weather, we are also doing a ton of spring cleaning.  It’s exhausting but also really gratifying at the same time.  We live in a three bedroom house that consists of our bedroom, a guest room and then another room this is my office/second wardrobe.  Up until a few days ago the entire closet was full of my clothes and there was also an extra dresser that was filled with my clothes too.  I guess I have a lot of clothes!  Which is kinda sad because right now I can’t fit into any of them!Continue Reading

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Vegetarian Chili Cornbread Pizza

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 Sometimes I get these ideas in my head that just won’t leave.  Every once in a while the recipe turns out to be a disaster, but fortunately most of the time it is even more delicious than I had imaged.  This is one of those cases!  I had been thinking about a chili cornbread pizza concept for a while but I didn’t want to have a gigantic ingredient list just to make a small amount of chili to put on top of the pizza.  When Amy’s Kitchen approached me about working with them I immediately knew what I would use their chili for!

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