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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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vegetarian dishes with protein

Making the switch from a regular diet to a vegetarian one can be rewarding, frustrating, happy, slow, difficult, and the list of adjectives could go on and on, but you can make it easier on yourself with some planning and making sure you’re feeling both satisfied and well-balanced after a meal.

If you find it hard to get your protein in on your vegetarian diet, you really can do it as long as you know with what to fuel your body. Beans, quinoa, cottage cheese, avocados, and peanut butter are all great sources of protein and you’ll find these ingredients in the recipes listed below. Plus, the good thing about vegetarian recipes is that you can usually easily adapt a regular recipe to be meat-free while still staying true to the dish and true to your taste buds.

The prices listed are an average price based on what’s on sale this week so you’ll have something to compare to your shopping list for your local grocery store.

Kitchen-Sink Quesadillas – recipe

salsa – $1.49
tortillas – $2
shredded cheese – $1.99
onions – 89¢ lb.

Quinoa Egg Veggie Bake – recipe

quinoa – $2.50
eggs – $1.99
kale – 99¢ lb.
mushrooms – $2.50

Lasagna Roll Ups – recipe

lasagna noodles – $1.79
spinach – $2
cottage cheese – $1.88
pasta sauce – $1.50

Creamy Avocado Potato Salad – recipe

red potatoes – $2.50 3 lb. bag
avocado – 99¢ ea.
plum tomatoes – $1.49 lb.
cucumber – 69¢ ea.

Teddy Bear Toast – recipe

bread – $1.99
peanut butter – $2.50
bananas – 49¢ lb.
blueberries – $2.50 pt.

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    • Corie Singer

      Thank you for posting veggie options! We are a pescatarian family and I always find great deals for protein on your site. Gardein is always a great frozen option when they are BOGO at Publix with mans end up being $1 per bag (enough for our family of 3). Their flavors are so great- mandarin “chicken” is delicious. I have found tofu coupons for Nasoya. Target has accepted my $1 off meat coupons for meat substitutes like veggie dogs too.

    • Casandra

      I love making various dishes using tempeh: tacos, spaghetti with tempeh in the sauce, stuffed bell peppers with rice and tempeh,etc. The key is to season it very well. Any vegetarian or vegan who has not tried tempeh is missing out! I buy mine from Trader Joe for $1.99 for a package (it’s also organic). Each package has 40 grams of protein.