It seems everywhere I turn lately there are articles and ads on dieting, cleanses and eating clean. Sure it's the New Year and everyone is looking to make positive changes. But there's plenty of room within that for, say, a hefty and satisfying meatball. A few years ago we did a post here on The Kitchn that featured a few recipes for vegetarian meatballs. But a lot has happened in three years and the options and variety for interesting meat-free meatballs has grown exponentially. So much so that there are recipes that we're really excited to make, that don't at all feel like just a good substitution recipe but a truly inspired and tasty meal. So here's to a New Year of food that fits into each cranny of your resolutions but also satisfies in a way that a smoothie or a green juice just can't.
Megan is a freelance writer and recipe developer. Her cookbook, Whole-Grain Mornings, will be available in bookstores nationwide Dec/2013. Megan also owns the Seattle-based artisan cereal company, Marge Granola.
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