Spicy Vegan and Vegetarian Meals

Mondays mean not eating meat across many parts of the world. If you'd like to be part of the initiative for a better environment, better treatment of animals and a healthier you, try these recipes. These 10 vegan and vegetarian meals are all bursting with delicious flavors, healthy ingredients and spicy touches. Best of all, they're quick and easy meals you can enjoy today. 

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    Spicy tofu and vegetable stir fry
    Nancy Lopez-McHugh

    This quick and easy stir fried meal can be served for lunch or dinner. It's packed with protein and vegetables.  

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    Jalapeno Tofu Scramble
    Nancy Lopez-McHugh

    Mushrooms are one of many vegans' go-to proteins, and here they've been paired with tofu to create a protein-packed vegan scramble. The heat comes from both fresh and pickled jalapeños, and it's served in warm tortillas. This vegan meal may be served as a breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

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    Vegan Chili with Spicy Green Peppers
    Nancy Lopez-McHugh

     A bowl of chili doesn't have to have meat, and in this vegan version you won't even notice its absence. Enjoy a bowl with some corn bread or warm tortillas and it will keep you full for hours. (Top with grated cheese for vegetarian option.) 

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    Snow Peas with Gernika Peppers & Red Chili Flakes
    Stir Fried Snow Peas with Gernika Chilies. Nancy Lopez-McHugh

    You can serve the vegetables in this healthy stir-fry over rice (like brown rice) or even with some fluffy quinoa. This vegan dish is so super easy and quick to prepare.