6 Ways to Turn a Can of Beans into Dinner

6 Easy Ways to Turn a Can of Beans Into Dinner - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

  When people talk about the benefits of a plant-based diet, they frequently cite the health advantages, the ethical virtues, and the ecological good you’ll be effecting. But you know what doesn’t get mentioned a lot? The fact that skipping the meat can make for a much lower grocery bill. Maybe it doesn’t get mentioned […]

Lentil & Red Pepper Casserole

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This filling, nutritious, and totally delicious vegan bake is a comforting Fall dinner, especially for a Meatless Monday! Red bell peppers give you loads of vitamins A & C, while lentils serve as a great source of protein and fibre. And not only is this dinner low in everything bad and high in everything good, […]

Red Lentil, Carrot, and Spinach Burgers

Red Lentil, Carrot, & Spinach Burgers - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

I don’t miss much about eating meat. Pretty much the only thing I find myself craving (especially if I’ve got a case of the Smirnoff flu) is a big, juicy, cheesey burger. If I were a less honest saleswoman, I’d lie to you and say that these veggie burgers taste just like a cheeseburger at a pub. […]

Vegetarian ‘Meat’Balls


As a non-meat eater, one of the few things that I miss is the classic spaghetti-and-meatballs dinner. It’s a classic, and a super comforting winter cheat meal. After a fair bit of gluey and unfortunate experimentation, I came up with the perfect recipe for vegetarian “meat”balls. You’ll feel like you’re eating them straight out of […]

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