EarthBeat is cooking up "Recipes for an eco-friendly Lent." Elizabeth Varga of the blog "At Elizabeth's Table" shares plant-based recipes that are perfect for Catholics abstaining from meat on Fridays ... or any day of the year.
Dietary dependence on animal agriculture is one of the leading contributors of climate change and environmental degradation. By abstaining from animal products like meat and dairy in our meals, we not only participate in the obligatory Lenten Friday fast, but also care for communities most affected by ecological harm and help to heal the earth that we all call home.
Crisp up some chickpeas in your air fryer or oven, then stuff them into baked sweet potatoes and add your favorite toppings. These stuffed sweet potatoes are fun to make and easy to customize for different preferences.
Vegan mushroom lentil stew is a hearty, flavorful dish that's ready in just 40 minutes. Made with lentils, mushrooms, carrots and some spices, this dish is simple yet still packed with protein and fiber.