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Easy #MeatlessMonday With Good Natured Soup

I’m a veggie-lover. Just one look inside my pantry or fridge will prove this, and we definitely have days where we don’t eat any meat (every Wednesday and Friday, in fact- I meal plan those days to be meatless). #MeatlessMonday is another popular day for those that are health conscious to try to cut dairy […]

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  • Cheryl

    My favorite soup pairings are asparagus soup and grilled cheese sandwich, matzo ball soup and Reuben sandwich, and tomato soup with grilled cheese.ReplyCancel

  • susan smoaks

    i like to roast veggies and put them on everything that i eat.ReplyCancel

  • Diane baum

    with cheddar cheese and fresh herbs from my gardenReplyCancel

  • Sara

    Even though we’re both adults and I’m doing the actual cooking I “hide” finely pureed kale into our classic, rich broccoli cheese soup recipe. It ends up being so much more nutritionally dense, and has the bonus of being a radiant shade of green while still tasting like the ultimate comfort food! Thanks for this :)ReplyCancel

  • Sharon Rooney

    My family has a problem whenever I make soups/dishes with kidney beans, especially chili. So when I make chili I leave a quarter of the beans whole and the rest I mash up. They don’t even know they are in there and have even commented on how much better the chili tastes since it doesn’t have the yucky beans in it. LOL

    Favorite soup pairing. Tomato rice soup and grilled cheeseReplyCancel

  • Joan Kubes

    I use my ninja blender to mince up veggies fine and add to ground beef in almost any recipe. The hubby and kids never know the difference.ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie Phelps

    I love to put lots of veggies in my marinara sauce like carrots and bell pepper onions onions and mushrooms it taste so good!ReplyCancel

  • heather s

    I get veggies and fruit in my diet in my morning smoothie.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara Lima

    Soup sounds so good in the fall!ReplyCancel

  • Susan Smith

    I always put a lot of veggies in my soups to make them healthier.ReplyCancel

  • Heather!

    Honestly, I think that most of the ways we eat vegetables aren’t too crazy. My husband and I are not vegetarians, but we do eat mostly vegetables, and only add meat occasionally. I do believe in loading up on superfoods, though, so I make citrus-y smoothies with spinach, kale, chia seeds, and flax seeds. They aren’t pretty, but they are delicious! I sneak spinach into everything possible. :)
    Meatless Monday is just another night for us, but I usually do a stirfry once a week, and it’s usually Monday. But as cold weather approaches, I’ll definitely be making lots of soups! My current favorite is so simple…a homemade cream of mushroom. YUM!!ReplyCancel

  • Nannypanpan

    I like grilled cheese and soup. My daughters like hot dogs and soupReplyCancel

  • al

    But I DO like peas with my pasta, whether it’s in a pasta with marinara sauce or even mac and cheese.ReplyCancel

  • Steph

    I’ve been putting butternut squash in my smoothiesReplyCancel

  • Rachel

    On meatless Monday I like to make something with beans such as three bean enchiladas or great northern bean soup. A great soup pairing is fresh bread and aged cheese. Yum!ReplyCancel

  • DC

    We love to mix veggies into chili or pasta dishes!ReplyCancel

  • Lorri K

    My teenager avoids greens to the extent that she had nose bleeds that would not stop. When I started integrating lots of kale into shakes, smoothies and even pressed fruit bars she became better. I boil and mix veggies with pasta sauce for fake Italian dishes.ReplyCancel


    I steam veggies that is the way I eat all my vegetables they actually taste great this way I also love tomato soup and grilled cheeseReplyCancel

  • Shawna Saunders

    I make a huge pot of veggie soup…with whatever is on sale and left over..and lota of tomatoes. I keep it in the crock pot on low. takes.about 24 hrs to be gone. it’s what.everyone eats.till it’s goneReplyCancel

  • Peggy Damon

    I get more veggies in my diet by making a veggie omelet with cheese….everything is better with cheese!ReplyCancel

  • I am addicted to zucchini bread made with walnuts & sour cream.

    One of my favorite recipes for going meatless is a vegetarian version of a steak and cheese sandwich but I replace the steak with fresh mixed mushrooms.ReplyCancel

  • Brittney House

    I love grilled cheese and tomato soup as my favorite pairing.ReplyCancel

  • Fiona N

    I usually eat fruits (pineapples,bananas, or watermelon) with soybean, red peppers and rice :)
    Thank YouReplyCancel

  • Jill S

    I make cauliflower pizza crust and put slices of avocados in our quesadillas. The kids do not even notice! I just try to make a big deal out of it!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Grubb

    My favorite soup pairings are tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich or broccoli cheddar soup with a good crusty baguette :-)ReplyCancel

  • Lynne T

    My favorite soup pairing is the classic grilled cheese and tomato soup.ReplyCancel

  • Jenny Scheldberg

    This time of year my family likes when I make butternut squash nachos. I add black beans and it’s a great meatless meal.ReplyCancel

  • latoya

    I like to chop up veggies finely and add them to rice-usually I will chop up broccoli or carrots.ReplyCancel

  • Erin B.

    Our favorite way to get veggies in our diet is to make a smoothie! We use blueberries, banana, kale, carrots, almond milk, sometimes an avocado or almond butter. Our kids love them!ReplyCancel

  • Danielle Day

    I use them in smoothies sometimes, they are awesome and very healthy.ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Pickett

    I’m not a huge fan of veggies though I’m trying to work on it so I’ve started adding broccoli to my stir fry (which is basically just chicken, some spinach, lots of onions and tomatoes). My favourite veg is tomatoes. I put them in everything I can but I love them best, fresh and sliced in a cheese and tomato sandwich.ReplyCancel

  • Noreen

    I tried adding spinach to brownies and let’s just say it was not a good thing. We like roasted veggies or mushroom pasta on meatless Monday’s.ReplyCancel

  • Candace Miller

    Our meatless Mondays family favorite is crockpot chili.ReplyCancel

  • Samantha Plotkin

    As a vegan family, every day is meatless monday! Preparing veggies in different ways and trying something new each week keeps our palates happy.ReplyCancel

  • Kim

    When we make smoothies we toss a handful of spinach and some baby carrots in the blender!ReplyCancel

  • Brittany B.

    My favorite soup paring is good old fashioned grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup!ReplyCancel

  • Kendall W.

    My husband is very picky, so for dinners, I like to throw all the veggies in our ninja and then hide them in whatever we are eating for dinner that night lol I’m sneaky!ReplyCancel

  • KJ Skib

    I always try to sneak them in the breading on nuggets and we call our green beans, greenie fries.ReplyCancel

  • Ally

    Every Monday is a meatless Monday for me! I love soup with freshly baked bread!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa

    I’ve been using sweet potatoes and black beans to make soft tacos for meatless monday!ReplyCancel

  • Holly Mitkowski

    I’m vegan so everyday is meatless Monday and I get tons of veggies!ReplyCancel

  • Christine H

    My toddler does not like veggies (except broccoli ‘leaves’), so I feed her Gerber veggie baby food in a reusable pouch. She only wants to drink veggies, lol. I think she gets it from me cause I much prefer to eat my veggies quick or masked (i.e. soup or in a pasta).
    This soup looks goooooood!ReplyCancel

  • Kristie

    I don’t cook meat. I have a thing about raw meat. I don’t want to touch it. Ick! I eat it sometimes when I go out. We eat lots of Morningstar products. Just yesterday I was bemoaning the fact that my Boca Italian Sausage has disappeared. Sigh.I think I am cursed! kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • allyson tice

    i make mashed cauliflower and my kids think its potatoes! I also add zucchini in my muffins and brownies all the time!ReplyCancel

  • Corey Olomon

    I’ve found that if I can put cheese on it, me and my kids will eat it! :)ReplyCancel

  • sandra

    We’ve gotten veggies into our diet by using it as a substitute for carbs.ReplyCancel

  • Becca

    I LOVE to have some creamy tomato soup with a classic grilled cheese sandwich!ReplyCancel

  • Dana

    One of our favorite meatless dishes is black bean tostadas! Easy and delicious!ReplyCancel

  • I love veggies. I can eat a plate full of zoodles for a meal.ReplyCancel

  • Pat

    I puree vegetables into spaghetti sauce.ReplyCancel

  • Angela Ingles

    My favorite soup pairing is homemade broccoli cheddar soup, fresh baked bread, and salad with lots of fixings!ReplyCancel

  • Ashley

    I love putting veggies in my omelette at breakfast.ReplyCancel

  • Tina W

    Some of the sneaky ways I include veggies in my Dad’s meat and potatoes diet included adding roasted butternut squash to spaghetti sauce and pureed cauliflower to his mashed potatoes.ReplyCancel

  • megan n

    I love hiding veggies in muffins. I hide zucchini, carrots, squash, sweet potatoes, etc.ReplyCancel

  • Trisha Burgess

    I’m a picky eater so I bought a cookbook about how to hide veggies in food for kids and make the recipes for myself!ReplyCancel

  • Marija

    I like to use veggies, especially greens, in my smoothies.ReplyCancel

  • beth

    I try to add veggies to things that don’t normally have them, like desserts and what not.ReplyCancel

  • I love to pair leeks and aubergines with tomato soup.ReplyCancel

  • Austin H.

    Smoothies are always a great way for me to mix in vegetables, along with fruit. Cucumbers, celery, carrots, spinach, broccoli and on and on.ReplyCancel

  • Pamela

    My favorite soup-sandwich pairing is the traditional grilled cheese with tomato basil soup. It works great for Meatless Monday too!ReplyCancel

  • latanya

    make vegetable sauces and use them in soups, spaghetti, and lasagnaReplyCancel

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