The Meat Free Monday Challenge – Week 9

Two delicious alternatives to meat!

Hot Fried Maitake Chicken
Image Credit: Meat Free Monday

It’s week 9 of our 10-week Meat Free Monday challenge! This challenge may be coming to a close, but that only means that Veganuary is almost upon us – will you be trying vegan this January?

This weekly challenge has been put together to give you plenty of meal inspiration ideas to get you off to a running start this January. With the range of recipes that are provided, we hope you will be able to enjoy delicious new recipes that you may not have tried before taking on this challenge.

This week we offer you two mouth-watering meaty alternatives. For those making the transition you may feel that you want to replace your usual meat option with something else, so we offer you Hot Fried Maitake Chicken and Super Vegetable Salad – which includes a polenta coated tofu, yum!

A Derek Sarno recipe
Image © Derek Sarno

Christmas is fast approaching and the holiday’s are almost here, enjoy this “finger licking good” chicken style dish that is sure to satisfy your appetite. Why not try Hot Fried Maitake Chicken for this Meat Free Monday? This recipe serves 4 and is ready in 30-45 minutes, recipe courtesy of Wicked Healthy for Veganuary.

Get the full hot fried maitake vegan chicken recipe.

Vegan super salad
Image © Tara Fisher

Next up is the ever so warming and vibrant Super Vegetable Salad! This salad includes polenta coated tofu with plenty of nutrition packed vegetables in a rich dressing, healthy and mouth-wateringly delicious! This recipe serves 4 and is ready in 35 minutes. Recipe taken from The Meat Free Monday Cookbook. Foreword by Paul, Mary and Stella McCartney. Published by Kyle Books.

Get the full Super Vegetable Salad Recipe .

Two healthy meaty alternatives, which will you try this Meat Free Monday?

Find more great-tasting recipes on the Wicked Healthy website.

Find more great-tasting recipes on the Meat Free Monday website.*

*Please note that this website also produces vegetarian recipes.

Thinking of trying vegan?

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