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Easy Pasta Primavera

Prepare this delicious plant-based pasta primavera tossed in a creamy “cheesy” sauce in less than 20 minutes. An easy meal packed with nutrition that the entire family will love.

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Vegetable Curried Shepherd’s Pie

This mildly spiced version of the traditional dish from Ireland and the United Kingdom is as comforting as it is delicious. The warm curried vegetable filling is the perfect healthy accompaniment to the rich and creamy potatoes, especially on a chilly day.

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)

Red Lentil Veggie Lasagna

This flavorful twist on lasagna incorporates lots of vegetables, lentils, and ripe plantain seasoned with a rich, oil-free marinara sauce and an almond-based “ricotta” cheese.

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Lentil Picadillo

Picadillo is a traditional dish prepared in many Latin American countries. It is typically prepared with ground beef and often served with rice or used to fill empanadas, tacos, croquettes, or plantains. This hearty, plant-based picadillo is made with seasoned lentils and other key ingredients.

3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5(3)

Smoky Beet Burgers

These beet burgers are chock full of smoky deliciousness and good-for-you ingredients, including black beans, carrot, flax, and brown rice. BBQ sauce gives these burgers a pleasing tang the whole family will love.

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)

Crispy Garden Quinoa Burgers

Quinoa-based burgers made with fresh seasonal summer veggies. These oil-free, gluten-free, extra crispy burgers are perfect for eating on a bun, on lettuce, or by itself!

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)

One-Pot Lentil Bolognese Pasta

This hearty one-pot pasta is enveloped in a rich, flavorful tomato sauce with lentils and topped with fresh basil and red pepper flakes for a quick and easy but filling dinner.

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Tofu Power Scramble

This hearty scramble with a heaping dose of colorful, healthy vegetables will start your day with a boost of energy. Pair this recipe with a side of sprouted, whole grain toast for a breakfast meal that will keep you going all morning.

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Tex Mex Breakfast Pizza

Bring a healthy appetite for these breakfast pizzas because they are filling! Loaded with complex carbohydrates and powerful, plant-based protein, one of these pizzas--or two if you’re really hungry--will have you ready for anything!

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African Peanut Stew

This stew with hearty tofu, a healthy dose of kale, crunchy peanuts, and fresh cilantro will spice up your life with its delicious flavors, textures, and aromas.

7 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 5(7)

Pinto Bean Tostadas With Avocado Salsa

Tostadas are another staple dish in Mexican cuisine. We can compare them to the popular Italian dish, pizza. You can use different bean spreads and a variety of toppings. This is a great and fun dish to serve at parties. Have a tostada bar where every guest can create their own.

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Tempeh Meatballs

These plant-based meatballs are just the right amount of crispy and are perfectly seasoned. Serve with your favorite marinara sauce and pasta for a delicious, nutritious main course.

3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5(3)

West African Good Bowl

Explore new cuisines with this addictively good West African bowl. Made with warming spices, fluffy vegetable-infused jollof rice, crisp string beans, bright mango, and a savory peanut sauce, this bowl will definitely make it into your weekly rotation.

5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 55 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(5)

Macaroni and No Cheese

This cheese-alternative sauce is butternut squash and cashew based, which gives it a slightly sweet flavor and makes it a kid-friendly recipe. Although the recipe calls for peas, you could add broccoli, spinach, mushrooms, or any veggies of your choice.

7 votes, average: 4.71 out of 57 votes, average: 4.71 out of 57 votes, average: 4.71 out of 57 votes, average: 4.71 out of 57 votes, average: 4.71 out of 5(7)

Chickpea Tenders With Flaxseeds

These Chickpea Tenders are a whole food, plant-based alternative to chicken nuggets, one of the most popular convenience foods in America. A favorite with kids and adults, this recipe is so simple to make--especially if you mix the spices ahead of time. Good for a snack, a party appetizer, or even a sandwich stuffer!

10 votes, average: 4.20 out of 510 votes, average: 4.20 out of 510 votes, average: 4.20 out of 510 votes, average: 4.20 out of 510 votes, average: 4.20 out of 5(10)

Balsamic Cabbage “Steaks”

Think cabbage is a boring veggie? Think again! I dare you not to be impressed and intrigued by the vibrant color of these “steaks,” which look dazzling on your plate no matter what you serve them with—I recommend Smashed Rosemary Potatoes with Sour Cream and Stewed Apples or your favorite grain.

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)

Portobello Pot Roast

This hearty, delicious pot roast replaces beef with portobello mushrooms but requires no sacrifice of flavor. As rich as any traditional pot roast but twice as fast to cook, this one-pot meal will satisfy everyone at the holiday table.

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