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Puerto Rican Rice With Pigeon Peas

Rice with pigeon peas is the most popular dish in Puerto Rico, particularly at Christmas. There are many variations on this traditional recipe, but most are made with lots of fat and pork. This healthy version uses brown rice and contains no oil or processed products. The fresh sofrito gives it a delicious touch! This rice contains all the traditional flavors without the cholesterol.

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Pumpkin Polenta

The best thing about polenta is that it pairs well with pretty much anything you put in it, around it, or on top of it. The addition of pumpkin and spice to this polenta is a tad non-traditional, but it’s incredible just the same. The roasted Brussels sprouts topping adds depth, texture, and a rustic flare and flavor.

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Vegan Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

This satisfying salad has it all—crispy, crunchy, and creamy. Instead of the traditional Cobb salad toppings (bacon, chicken, blue cheese, and hard-boiled eggs), this plant-based version has protein-rich Za’atar Roasted Chickpeas, BBQ Tempeh, and steamed quinoa. Make one large bowl of this lovely salad, or enjoy smaller individual servings!

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Pineapple “Fried” Rice

The sweet, tangy pineapple brightens this fried rice dish, and serrano pepper brings the heat. It comes together especially fast if you keep a pot of cooked brown rice on hand in the refrigerator to use for stir-fries, wraps, and as a complement for bean dishes throughout the week.

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Peruvian Causa with Oyster Mushrooms

This recipe is inspired by the ingredients of the traditional Peruvian causa, which is often made with lemon, mayonnaise, and egg. The exquisitely seasoned oyster mushrooms that serve as the stuffing give this plant-based alternative a unique touch.

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Pasta Cacciatore

This pasta cacciatore has the wonderful flavors of the classic Italian dish—without meat. The spicy, chunky red sauce is packed with tomatoes, olives, mushrooms, red pepper, and onions.

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Mushroom Barbacoa Bowl

Barbacoa is a form of slow cooking meat over an open fire that supposedly originated in the Caribbean (although humans have been cooking this way since we discovered fire).

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Mexican Power Bowl

Power bowls are delicious, but they can also be nutritional powerhouses. They’re an uncomplicated, versatile, and highly customizable way to eat healthy food. This Mexican bowl is a wholesome fiesta of flavors.

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Smoky Black Bean Burger

This burger takes a little more effort than some burger recipes, but it’s totally worth it. The flaxseed keeps the burger from being crumbly, and the beets give it that authentic look that is so popular.

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Reina Pepiada Arepa

The Reina Pepiada arepa is the Venezuelan equivalent of a chicken salad sandwich. Now, with this plant-based adaptation, you can get the same great flavor but with jackfruit and other healthy ingredients.

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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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