Meatless Monday Recipes: Screaming Succotash courtesy of inSHAPE

Foods ladened with flavorful spices achieve several goals in your healthy eating life. They boost your metabolism, decrease inflammation, and may contribute to a healthier digestive system. This yummy version of succotash is fresh, crunchy and full of flavor. Topped with cayenne dusted ricotta and broccoli sprouts, your taste buds will be as tickled as your waistline.

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Meatless Monday Recipes: Green Tomato Parmesan courtesy of inSHAPE

Green tomatoes don’t get the praise of their riper brethren but they taste terrific when prepared well. With a low fat buttermilk coating and blended breading, they satisfy without overdoing it on the processed carbs and calories.

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Meatless Monday Recipes: Black Rice Pilaf with Apricot Dressing courtesy of inSHAPE

I still love white rice and indulge in it with sushi every once in a blue moon, but “fancy” rice has taken on a whole new meaning as the effects of refined carbohydrates have been underscored.

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Chef Recipes: Crunchy Black Rice with Green Vegetables and Brazil Nut Milk courtesy of Alex Atala of D.O.M in São Paulo

This recipe for Crunchy Black Rice with Green Vegetables and Brazil Nut Milk is courtesy of Alex Atala of D.O.M in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Meatless Monday Recipes: Chilled Snake Squash Soup with Mint courtesy of inSHAPE

I’d never seen a snake squash until I walked into our local Harlem market and found a huge bin of them. The one that I selected, if you can call it that, had no external cuts or nicks.

The soup is served chilled, which makes it perfect for a summer get together. This is a great recipe to do the day before!

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Meatless Monday Recipes: Cool and Creamy Summer Salad courtesy of inSHAPE

Editor’s Note: A hearty well done to Harper, daughter of Kim Watkins of inSHAPE Fitness on coming up with this recipe. Start ’em young! :)

When you walk in your door, and your five-year old daughter has an idea for a recipe, you may think that it’s for cookies or some other sweet treat. How exciting when she points to melon and cucumbers to start a dish!

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Meatless Monday Recipes: Asparagus Soup with Ricotta Dollop courtesy of inSHAPE

This spring vegetable is about to become a little more scarce in the market. It was late coming out because of the long winter but it really can’t take the intense heat so grab a bunch soon. Homemade soup is so easy, and given the poor nutritional content of pre-made soups, you really should take that extra 20 minutes to do it yourself.

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