Guilt Free Stuffed Mushroom and Lasagna

Everyone should aim to eat a wide range of fruit and vegetables, complex carbohydrates, lean protein, fiber and ‘good’ fats. One can get a lot from eating these products that include meat. But eating less meat or none at all has become more popular than ever. It is a known fact that being a vegetarian has a great number of benefits.

Furthermore, vegetarian diets are gaining in popularity as more and more people are becoming concerned about health and healthy eating. Meat, for them, brings a sort of guilt because it brings a lot of adverse effects to the body. Fruits and vegetables have become famous sources of lots of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.

Are there vegetable-based recipes that are delicious yet guilt free? Yes, there are lots of them. One can easily browse through the internet or check recipe books for reference.

Examples are stuffed mushrooms and veggie lasagna. You will not be given a particular recipe right now but let us take a closer look at each of the basic ingredient used. Mushroom and lasagna.

Mushroom

Most mushrooms that are sold in  supermarkets have been commercially grown on  mushroom farms. They are low in calorie and have been known as the meat in the veggie world. Aside from this, the raw dietary mushrooms are a good source of  B vitamins, as  riboflavin,  niacin and pantothenic acid, and the essential minerals.

Lasagna

One of the more popular ones is lasagna. Lasagna is very wide and flat type of pasta. It has with wavy edges sometimes as well. It is typically served in alternating layers with  cheese, sauce, and often other ingredients such as meat sauce, or vegetable. It is also cooked in the oven unlike spaghetti. More so, lasagna minus the meat dishes now are also attractive to the taste buds of many pasta lovers.