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Healthy Recipes for the Best Protein Choices (Slide 25)

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Freshly squeezed lemon juice adds a bright note to this toothsome and hearty winter soup, perfect for a weeknight supper with a hunk of crusty bread. It freezes beautifully—you can keep individual portions in the freezer for healthy weekday lunches. For homemade vegetable broth, see Roasted Vegetable Stock at eatingwell.com.

Recipe: Cumin-Scented Wheat Berry-Lentil Soup

 
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Delicata Squash & Tofu Curry

Delicata Squash & Tofu Curry

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Orange, Watercress & Tuna Salad

Orange, Watercress & Tuna S…

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Tofu Tropic Smoothie

Tofu Tropic Smoothie

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Lentil Burgers

Lentil Burgers

Walnuts and fresh marjoram accent these vegan lentil burgers. Substitute oregano for marjoram if you…View slide
Grilled Tuna with Olive Relish

Grilled Tuna with Olive Relish

A simple relish of parsley and olives jazzes up grilled tuna. Make it a meal: Serve with grilled veg…View slide
Smoky Black Bean Soup

Smoky Black Bean Soup

This will probably be the most hauntingly delicious black bean soup you’ve ever tasted. The coffee…View slide
Curried Cashew Burgers

Curried Cashew Burgers

If you're looking for a veggie burger with a great "meaty" feel, these are the ones to try. The secr…View slide
Niçoise Egg Salad

Niçoise Egg Salad

Green beans, tuna and olives make this Niçoise-style egg salad recipe substantial. Serve it over sa…View slide
Chicken Waldorf Salad

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Leftover cooked chicken makes this chicken Waldorf salad, loaded with apples, grapes, celery and wal…View slide
Spicy Tunisian Grilled Chicken

Spicy Tunisian Grilled Chicken

This spicy rub of coriander, caraway and hot pepper is lovely on grilled chicken, as we use it here,…View slide
Quick Chicken Cacciatore

Quick Chicken Cacciatore

This version of the classic Italian recipe, chicken cacciatore, is done in half the time of most tra…View slide
Chocolate Raspberry Tofu Pie

Chocolate Raspberry Tofu Pie

This chocolate raspberry pie gets an amazing smooth, rich, creamy texture from pureed tofu. But no n…View slide
Tandoori Tofu

Tandoori Tofu

A tandoori-inspired spice rub and smokiness from the grill flavor these tofu “steaks.” While you…View slide
Very Green Lentil Soup

Very Green Lentil Soup

Lentils seem to go with just about anything, and here they play well with a collection of greens and…View slide
BBQ Tofu Sandwich

BBQ Tofu Sandwich

Though vegetarian BBQ may be an oxymoron, once you take a bite of this delicious tofu sandwich toppe…View slide
Tofu au Vin

Tofu au Vin

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to love this meat-free twist on the classic French dish coq au v…View slide
Curried Salad with Egg & Cashews

Curried Salad with Egg & Ca…

Here we toss fresh salad greens with a light and creamy dressing, then top with chopped hard-boiled …View slide
Breakfast Parfait

Breakfast Parfait

A little low-fat dairy and some vitamin-rich fruit and you've just started your day right, nutrition…View slide
Quick Tuna Burgers

Quick Tuna Burgers

Turn a couple cans of tuna into a zesty tuna burger with this quick recipe. If you can’t find good…View slide
Herbed Salsa with Grilled Chicken

Herbed Salsa with Grilled C…

This fresh tomato salsa, which doubles as a marinade for grilled chicken, is packed with flavor from…View slide
Bean Burgers with Spicy Guacamole

Bean Burgers with Spicy Gua…

These bean burgers will even please carnivores. The cornmeal coating gives a pleasant crunch and smo…View slide
Spiced Eggplant-Lentil Salad with Mango

Spiced Eggplant-Lentil Sala…

Spiced eggplant, lentils and mangoes combine deliciously in this Indian-inspired vegetarian salad. C…View slide
Southwestern Three-Bean & Barley Soup

Southwestern Three-Bean & B…

Serve this zesty bean and barley soup garnished with chopped fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime, i…View slide
Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad

Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad

We took the tangy fresh flavors of tabbouleh and paired them with smoky tofu and quinoa to create a …View slide
Cumin-Scented Wheat Berry-Lentil Soup

Cumin-Scented Wheat Berry-L…

Freshly squeezed lemon juice adds a bright note to this toothsome and hearty winter soup, perfect fo…View slide
TLT (Tofu, Lettuce & Tomato Sandwich)

TLT (Tofu, Lettuce & Tomato…

With pickles, oven fries and a tall glass of minty iced tea, even the most devoted bacon fan won't r…View slide
Chicken Shawarma

Chicken Shawarma

Shawarma is a Middle Eastern sandwich made with sliced seasoned meat. This version features chicken,…View slide
Curried Red Lentil Soup

Curried Red Lentil Soup

This soup is inspired by the Indian side dish dal; the Hindi word means “split” and refers to th…View slide
Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

You won't mind serving dessert on a busy weeknight after assembling these quick parfaits.…View slide
Sicilian Olive Chicken

Sicilian Olive Chicken

This saucy one-skillet chicken dish is full of tomatoes, spinach, olives and capers. Try Kalamata ol…View slide
Hanoi-Style Tuna Patty Salad

Hanoi-Style Tuna Patty Salad

This tuna-patty-topped salad, featuring rice noodles, fresh herbs and lots of fresh vegetables, deli…View slide
Asparagus Salad Topped with Poached Eggs

Asparagus Salad Topped with…

This asparagus salad topped with poached eggs is satisfying yet light, making it a nice option for l…View slide
Banana-Cocoa Soy Smoothie

Banana-Cocoa Soy Smoothie

With plenty of protein from both tofu and soymilk, this banana-split-inspired breakfast smoothie wil…View slide
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