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Meat-Free Monday: Pumpkin Cannelloni

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) This week, indulge in your favorite fall flavors with this pumpkin cannelloni recipe. The filling is wonderfully sweet and hearty, made from pumpkin, onions, and cranberries, and topped with an amazing almond crust. Not only are these cannelloni made from all-natural ingredients, but they are completely vegan and gluten-free, too! As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Cauliflower Stuffed Poblano Peppers

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Spice up your Monday night with these vegan cauliflower stuffed poblano peppers. While poblano peppers are usually mild, they can be spicy this time of year, so pick your peppers with caution if you're sensitive to spice. But if you can’t find poblanos, you can use any type of bell pepper that you'd like. The stuffing consists of onion, bell pepper, cauliflower, rice, black beans, spinach, tomatillo salsa, and lots of delicious spices. Instead of topping these with cheese, opt for avocado, tomatillo salsa, and cashew cream, which works as a great sour cream substitute. As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Loaded Vegan Nacho Plate

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) There are few things as delicious as a loaded nacho plate. These nachos use high quality Que Pasa brand tortilla chips--they’re organic, lightly-salted, and the perfect restaurant-style tortilla chips. This recipe is also bubbling with loads of vegan cheese, fresh veggie toppings, heaps of guacamole, and tangy salsa. These loaded nachos can serve two very hungry people as a meal, or a group of four as an appetizer. As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Vegan Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) The end of summer is near, so let's make sure to have a Labor Day celebration filled with fun and yummy food. With back-to-school season and autumn leaves upon us, enjoy this last weekend for summer barbecues, cook-outs, and get-togethers. These vegan bacon-wrapped hot dogs are ideal for the holiday weekend. A tasty, healthier alternative to all-American franks, these meat-free dogs have all of the flavor and texture, but without all of the cholesterol. As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Green Smoothie Popsicles

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Who doesn't love homemade popsicles on a warm summer day? These tropical green smoothie pops are the perfect treat--they are sweet, healthy, and packed with essential nutrients. Even kids love them! This recipe uses frozen raspberries, red currants, and nutrient-rich chia seeds, flax seeds, and sesame seeds. Add dried dates or figs for sweetness, and enjoy! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Watermelon White Sangria

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Nothing says 'summer' quite like watermelon. This Watermelon White Sangria is perfect for your next summer shindig or a day spent relaxing by the pool. The watermelon, berries, and lime infuse the white wine with fresh summer flavors that are impossible to resist. As always, happy sipping! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Lemony Broccoli, Chickpea & Avocado Pita Sandwiches

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) This Meat-Free Monday, celebrate the flavors of summer with these fresh, lemony broccoli, chickpea, and avocado pita sandwiches. These sandwiches are a delicious and hearty lunch or dinner option, bursting with Greek flavors and lots of texture. What's more, the broccoli chickpea salad is equally tasty by itself or on avocado toast. As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Carrot Sunshine Smoothie

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week's Meat-Free Monday recipe, try this refreshing carrot sunshine smoothie. It's fruity, not-too-sweet, slightly creamy, and not to mention, packed with a dose of veggies, lots of fruit, healthy fats, and plant-based protein. Loaded with carrot, strawberry, peach, pineapple, mango, orange juice, hemp seeds, and coconut yogurt, this smoothie is sure to become one of your go-to recipes. Happy slurping! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Healthy Vegan Ramen Noodle Salad

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Did you know ramen noodles are great for more than just soups? Switch things up this Meat-Free Monday with this easy and colorful Vegan Ramen Noodle Salad. Not only is this dish perfect for summer BBQs and potlucks, but it's also great for brightening up regular meals. As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Raw Falafel Wraps With Apricot Tahini Sauce

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week's Meat-Free Monday, try these raw falafel wraps with an apricot tahini sauce. Although raw falafel is very different from baked falafel, they are both equally tasty. But these are a much healthier alternative to traditional deep-fried falafels. Carrots and sesame seeds add a subtle taste, while the cumin and Za'atar bring out warm Middle Eastern flavors. The kale and cauliflower rice give the wraps some crunchiness, while the avocado adds a creamy texture. Top it all off with an apricot tahini dressing for some nutty sweetness. As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Coconut Chocolate Chip Vegan Ice Cream

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) In case you missed National Ice Cream Day yesterday, here's another reason to celebrate! This coconut chocolate chip ice cream is not only creamy, thick, and delicious, but it's also vegan, paleo, gluten-free, and dairy-free! Using only six healthy ingredients, it's also super easy to make with no churning involved. This recipe is perfect for dessert, a mid-afternoon treat, or even a movie night! As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Sunrise Nori Wraps With Spicy Tahini Drizzle

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) These Sunrise Nori Wraps with Spicy Tahini Drizzle make for the perfect light lunch, snack, or appetizer for this week's Meat-Free Monday recipe. Not only are these wraps raw, vegan, and gluten-free, but they are absolutely delicious, too! The best part? You can whip up the spicy tahini dressing, chop the veggies, and wrap them in just 15 minutes or less! As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Southwestern Pasta Salad

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) This Southwestern pasta salad with avocado, black beans, and lime dressing is the perfect vegan dish for any summer party like BBQs and potlucks. This recipe uses farfalle, but you can use almost any kind of pasta you want. If you're not a fan of cilantro, you could also substitute parsley or green onions. This pasta salad is not only super easy to make, but it's also super healthy. As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

Meat-Free Monday: Spicy Nacho Potato Bites

(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Satisfy your french fry and potato chip craving with these spicy nacho potato bites! These crispy, spicy roasted potato medallions topped with melted vegan cheese, chunky homemade guacamole, and fresh vegetables are the perfect healthy spring and summer appetizer. Not only are they completely vegan, but they are full of fiber, iron, and healthy fats--a great example of healthy potato-based snacking! As always, happy eating! -- Global Animal

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