Meatless Monday

In by Dylan Woods

Day 45

Make Over Your Menu

Today’s challenge is to give Meatless Monday another go!

Have you tried cooking with pulses? They are the dry edible seeds of the legume family, such as dry peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas. And what’s more? They’re earth-friendly!

That’s because pulses require fewer nitrogen fertilizers and less water. In fact, it only takes about 43 gallons of water to produce 1 pound of pulses. The same amount of animal protein requires a range of 800 to 1,800 gallons of water. Pulses are also good for the soil, because they leave behind healthy, enriching nutrients.

Let these protein-packed powerhouses play the leading role in today’s Meatless Monday meal!