How to become a vegetarian for a week

Embracing fruits and veggies is easier than you think – especially with these delicious recipes.

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Sweet potato and lentil salad Sweet potato and lentil salad (Photo: Miriam Kresh)

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Pack in the protein

Plants have more protein than you might think. Seeds, legumes and tree nuts have some very impressive statistics under their belts. One cup of cooked lentils has 18 grams of protein (!) so turn on that stove and make a big batch of lentil salad.

When in doubt, add eggs to savory recipes for an extra boost. Hard boiled eggs fit right in this mushroom ragout.

Shun the nonbelievers! Prove everyone wrong by hitting your protein quota for the day with these amazing recipes:

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