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Quinoa Chickpea Biryani

Biryani is a traditional Indian dish that is very popular throughout South Asia and around the world. It is typically prepared with rice, but in this delicious WFPB version of the dish, we use quinoa.

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Quinoa Timbale with Mushroom Sauce

This is a relatively easy dish to prepare, but with attention to detail, you can make it look like a work of sculpted art. And it’s not just something pretty to look at. Quinoa is the perfect light-but-fluffy grain to go with this creamy mushroom sauce.

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Walnut Mushroom Meatloaf

This hearty meatloaf is absolutely bursting with warm, comforting flavors. With its wide range of herbs and spices, both in the loaf and in the glaze, it’s sure to fill your home with bold, inviting aromas.

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Smoky Beans

This dish has a perfect combination of smoky ingredients that goes really well with the sweetness of the tomatoes and the carrots. The secret to achieving a rich texture is to puree half of the beans.

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Creole Red Beans and Rice

That little bit of allspice gives this dish just the right amount of earthy sweetness, reminiscent of cinnamon or cloves. It’s subtle, but it does a great job of accentuating the other flavors in the beans and provides a fantastic contrast to the sriracha-spiced salsa.

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Nutty Noodles with Vegetables

This super easy noodle recipe is the perfect example of how a few well-placed garnishes can take a dish to another level. The crushed peanuts add textural diversity, the lime a splash of brightness that pairs really well with the spicier elements of the dish, and the Thai basil an aromatic freshness.

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Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Enchiladas are essentially baked burritos—rolled tortillas filled with savory, tasty fillings, then baked with salsa. The cumin and coriander in this dish pair really well to give the enchiladas a warm, savory flavor and a great aroma.

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Baked Tomatoes with Lentils

Compared to other dried beans, lentils cook quickly and easily. They work well in stuffings and loaves. I especially like them with tomatoes, onions, garlic, and oregano. To make a heartier stuffing, I like to use whole grain bread crumbs.

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Dominican Chapea

When I'm in the Dominican Republic, this is one of my favorite stews to make. Chapea tastes different in each house-some like it with chayote squash instead of butternut squash (pumpkin); others add broccoli or green plantains and skip the carrots.

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Easy Veggie Pad Thai

Most restaurants serve pad thai with an oil-based fish sauce. This version is oil-free and plant-based but still boasts that delicious combination of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors.

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Tomatillo & Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

This is one of those dishes that you can have two or three times a week and still want more. To satisfy this craving, I often double or triple the sauce recipe, then keep it in my refrigerator or freezer, making it easier and quicker to prepare the next time.

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Southern Cabbage and Potatoes

The blend of spices in this dish produces bold, smoky flavors and mouth watering aromas. The robustness of the potatoes and cabbage pairs really well with the sweetness of the red bell pepper and carrot!

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Sweet Potato Tofu Buddha Bowl

This crowd-pleasing salad buddha bowl strikes a great balance between a wide variety of vibrant flavors. The peppery freshness of the arugula pairs wonderfully with the smoothness of the avocado. Add to that the heartiness of the sweet potato and a healthy scoop of quinoa, and it’s quite filling too!

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Portobello Pepper Steak

Recipes with gravy are usually full of saturated fat from meat and butter. This version has none of the unwanted fat but lots of flavors that kids and adults will love.

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Tortilla Bean Casserole

This casserole is deliciously layered with beans, tomatoes, carrots, and onions between fluffy tortillas. It’s the perfect dish for a crowd or for having leftovers throughout the week.

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