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Tostadas topped with refried black beans, roasted sweet potatoes and mango salsa

Sweet Potato Tostadas + Mango Avocado Salsa

I’m so excited to partner with Perfectly Imperfect Produce to showcase this week’s produce box which features all the key players for a show-stopping game day dinner! These vegan Roasted Sweet Potato Tostadas with Mango Avocado Salsa are a crowd pleaser and perfect for Super Bowl Sunday. 

Winter tabbouleh with zaatar vinaigrette

Winter Tabbouleh with Za’atar Vinaigrette

Tabbouleh, meet winter. In this version, I’m using a base of shredded kale, bulgur and parsley and trading the usual suspects (tomatoes, cuke, green onion) for brinier, punchier ingredients like kalamata olives and pimentos to stand up against the hearty greens. If you don’t have za’atar seasoning I offer swap suggestions in the notes below.

Adobo Black Bean Fajita Bowls with Avocado Yogurt

Adobo Black Bean Fajita Bowls with Avocado Yogurt

I’ve never met a grain bowl I didn’t like and this Tex Mex-inspired fajita bowl is no exception. Brimming with plant-based goodness like black beans, peppers, onions and brown rice, this recipe is as delicious as it is easy. To add big flavor fast, and skip wrangling multiple spice jars, I’m using an all-in-one Adobo […]

Eggplant Caponata with Roasted Garlic Hummus

Eggplant Caponata with Roasted Garlic Hummus

Often featured as an appetizer, serving caponata atop store-bought hummus is an easy way to add protein and turn this hearty vegetable dish into a vegan entrée. The caponata can be prepped up to 3 days in advance and served warm, at room temperature or as a chilled, cooked salad. Be sure to serve this […]

Trader Joe’s Recipe: Melodius Masala Curry

Forget take-out. This vegetarian lentil and garbanzo bean curry is on the table in under 10 minutes thanks to a handful of ingredients (just 4!) from your neighborhood Trader Joe’s. It’ll also cost you less than $4 per serving! Look for Trader Joe’s Melodius Blend, a combo of cooked green and red lentils with green […]

A large salad bowl with kale and greens topped with two curried pumpkin bean burgers and tahini sauce

Pantry Recipe: Curried Pumpkin Bean Burgers

If you’re one to stock up on canned pumpkin during the fall months, you likely have everything on-hand to make these quick and easy weeknight veggie burgers. Be sure to use 100% canned pumpkin, not pumpkin pie filling. These burgers are warmly spiced and savory thanks to a bit of curry powder. Serve them on […]

Picnic spread on a blanket on the grass

Easy Picnic-Inspired Dinner

Take dinner outdoors with a simple picnic-inspired supper that calls for less than 10 ingredients! This family-friendly meal comes together in about 20 minutes and can easily be prepared in advance. Need more reason to get inspired? Everything here is delicious both cold or warm, making it the perfect picnic spread!

Cajun Red Beans and Rice

Cajun Red Beans and Rice

Kidney beans were the first beans I ever ate. Growing up we ate them in green salads and I always thought it was so funny that they were named after an organ. While I still love them in salads, my favorite way to eat kidney beans is simmered in a tomato-based sauce, jazzed up with […]

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Smokey Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

I am quick to rely on canned black beans for weeknight chili, veggie burgers, and our favorite huevos racheros hack, but thanks to the slow cooker I can also bust out a super flavorful, nearly foolproof, zero-prep-required smokey black bean soup using a pound of dried black beans, stock or water, and a handful of […]

Vegan Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Creamy Chickpea Salad

Give chicken (or tuna or egg) a run for its money with this vegan spin on classic creamy chicken salad. This recipe is a pinch hitter for last minute dinners when you’re running low on proteins, but delicious in it’s own plant-based right. It’s also perfect for meal-prep lunches. Pack it up with crackers and […]

One Pan Quinoa with Chicken Sausage and Kale

One Pan Quinoa with Chicken Sausage and Kale

This, friends, is the ultimate one pan meal. Every box is checked — high-fiber carbs, protein, greens. But the best part? Minimal prep. Aside from slicing chicken sausage (and chopping kale if you don’t buy bagged, pre-chopped), this is a true dump and go situation.

Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers

Pantry Recipe: Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers

A sweet potato, can of black beans, oats and a handful of basic spices become the simplest midweek veg burger you’ve ever made. These Black Bean Sweet Potato Burgers were birthed out of a moment of dinner desperation and saved us from back-t0-back nights of PB&J for dinner. Serve with or without buns, topped with […]