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11 Vegetarian Meals That Are Just As Filling As Meat

Rodale's Organic Life Logo By Barbara Brody of Rodale's Organic Life | Slide 1 of 10: Skip the beef or chicken in favor of tacos stuffed with protein- and fiber-rich pulses like lentils, beans, or chickpeas. <a href="http://www.foodandnutritionresearch.net/index.php/fnr/article/view/32634">New research from the University of Copenhagen</a> found that meals made with pulses were actually more filling than those made with animal protein. "Add fiber-packed veggies and a corn tortilla and it's especially hearty and satiating," says Lakatos, who likes to top <a href="http://nutritiontwins.com/avocado-lentil-vegan-tacos/">tacos with avocado for some healthy fat</a>.

1. Pulse tacos

Skip the beef or chicken in favor of tacos stuffed with protein- and fiber-rich pulses like lentils, beans, or chickpeas. New research from the University of Copenhagen found that meals made with pulses were actually more filling than those made with animal protein. "Add fiber-packed veggies and a corn tortilla and it's especially hearty and satiating," says Lakatos, who likes to top tacos with avocado for some healthy fat.
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