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10 Recipes for an Iron-Rich Day

Need more iron in your diet? You may if you're eating a veggie-heavy diet, to replace the iron content of meat. Here are 10 top-rated vegetarian recipes packed with foods high in iron like quinoa, spinach, and tofu.




Breakfast

Mediterranean Breakfast Quinoa: "Nutty cinnamon quinoa with dates, apricots, toasted almonds, and honey." Daily value of iron: 60%

Gluten-Free Hot Breakfast Cereal: "This is a whole grain blend of eight gluten-free grains and seeds which are ground in a coffee grinder and cooked." Daily value of iron: 29%


    Lunch

    Spinach and Strawberry Salad (pictured above): "My family loves this all year round if we can find strawberries. Quick and easy." Daily value of iron: 31%

    Jamie's Cranberry Spinach Salad: "Everyone I have made this for RAVES about it! It's different and so easy to make!" Daily value of iron: 25%

    Meatiest Vegetarian Chili from Your Slow Cooker: "This is one of the best, easiest, and tastiest vegetarian chili recipes I've ever tasted. Whenever I make it, my friends devour it." Daily value of iron: 103%


      Snack

      Kale Chips: "Crispy, crunchy, and nutritious! I liked the combination of crisp and softer parts." Daily value of iron: 57%


        Dinner

        Pineapple Fried Rice: "Light, tasty, and easy. Serve with hot sauce or extra soy sauce." Daily value of iron: 48%

        Sesame Asian Tofu Stir-Fry: "Thinly-sliced vegetables stir-fried in a garlic and sesame sauce." Daily value of iron: 30%

        Coconut Curry Tofu: "A creamy coconut milk, spicy curry, and ginger tofu dish." Daily value of iron: 42%

        Curried Tofu Salad: "A great vegetarian alternative to tuna or chicken salad. Sweet and spicy." Daily value of iron: 36%

          Comments
          bright 
          Oct. 12, 2012 7:27 pm
          I would like to see some recipes with vegetables, fruits and nuts (for blender mix). can you or someone provide me with this type of mix? would appreciate it! thank you.
           
          milcah 
          Jun. 2, 2013 6:14 am
          I'd like to see more vegetarian recipes. The majority are soups. A bigger variety would be awesome!
           
          Topsalesgma 
          Sep. 14, 2013 12:48 pm
          I would love more veg. Recipes also, low salt, low fat.
           
           
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