Resolution: Eat Less Meat

By: Kirsten Vala
Related To:
Sag and Paneer

As far as resolutions go, eating less meat is a two-fer' — if you do it right, you're eating healthier and saving some money. Thanks to a wide variety of meatless recipes on Cooking Channel, you'll also be savoring every bite.

Less Meat, More Indian Spice:
Kidney Bean Stew

Bal Arneson's Kidney Bean Stew with Sweet Potatoes and Oranges for Main Dishes as seen on Cooking Channel's Spice Goddess

Photo by: Alice Gao ©2014, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Alice Gao, 2014, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Classics, Rethought:
Vegetarian Pot Pie

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Easy, Meatless Pastas:
Orecchiette Pasta with Ricotta and Cherry Tomatoes

Cooking Channel David Rocco Orecchiette Pasta Ricotta Cherry Tomatoes Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less,Cooking Channel David Rocco Orecchiette Pasta Ricotta Cherry Tomatoes Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less

Photo by: Armando Rafael Moutela ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved. 2014, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Armando Rafael Moutela, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved. 2014, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Are you eating less meat in 2011? What are your go-to meatless mains?

See the entire Cooking Channel vegetarian gallery.

Next Up

Meatless Monday: Kidney Bean Stew With Sweet Potatoes and Oranges

Make a batch of Bal Arneson's kidney bean stew for your Meatless Monday dinner, then eat the leftovers for lunch during the week.

Meatless Monday: Vegetarian Pot Pie

The Meatless Monday cure for the rainy-day blues: Aida Mollenkamp's Vegetarian Pot Pie.

Meatless Monday: Meat-Lover Michael Symon Goes Meatless (Sometimes)

Chef Michael Symon, restauranteur, host of Symon's Suppers, Cook Like an Iron Chef and NBC's The Chew has a new message: Eat more vegetables.

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You've probably been seeing a lot of recipes for butternut squash lately, and for good reason. It's rich, creamy and sweet, making it hard to believe that it's healthy-- good source of fiber, low in fat, high in antioxidant-rich vitamin C kind of healthy.

Meatless Monday: Spicy Zucchini, Pepper and Potato Soup

Make a pot of spicy zucchini soup and freeze the leftovers for the months when zucchini is no longer in the market.

Meatless Monday: Cauliflower With Sweet Potatoes

Making take-out favorites like Indian food is worth it when the results taste better than restaurants' versions. That, and you get to eat all of the leftovers.

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