Trader Joe’s Recipe: Mushroom Medley Farro Soup
It’s another Trader Joe’s dinner hack! Using just 4 ingredients from Trader Joe’s – vegetable broth, marinara sauce, 10-minute farro and frozen mushroom medley – you can literally throw together soup in minutes, no chopping or other prep required. It’s a dump, stir and serve sorta soup that’s perfect for rushed weeknights.
Meatless Sloppy Joes
These Meatless Sloppy Joes are brimming with vegetables like mushrooms and eggplant and they’re super flavorful thanks to a handful of pantry staples. With “meaty” eggplant and mushrooms in the mix we’re confident no one will miss the beef. Serve them alongside crispy sweet potato fries for a satisfying supper that’s sure to please.
Crunchy Veg Wraps with Butternut Squash Hummus
Step up your lunch or dinner sandwich game with wraps! It seems so simple, but serving my kids’ wraps instead of sandwich bread gets them really excited. These Veg Wraps feature Butternut Squash Hummus to make things a little more interesting (and colorful) and are the perfect way to incorporate lots of fresh, crunchy produce.
Super Quick Black Bean Soup
Canned black beans, refried beans and tomatoes with green chilis transform into a quick and easy black bean soup. Customize the seasoning with whatever you’ve got on hand, like chili powder, ground cumin and oregano. Brighten it up with a squeeze of fresh lime (or vinegar). It’s delicious topped with avocado, shredded cheese or a […]
Eggplant Falafel Bowls
Roasted eggplant is delicious in its own right, but why not incorporate it into into falafel (along with roasted garlic and onion) for a fun spin on this nutritious plant-based protein option. For a kid-friendly version, serve the falafel with sliced cucumbers, bell pepper and grape tomatoes, with tahini sauce on the side. You can also […]
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 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.
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 […]
Butternut Squash Quinoa Bowls with Maple-Tahini Dressing
Warmly spiced roasted butternut squash is the star of the show in these fall-inspired grain bowls. Garam Masala seasoning is an Indian spice blend that pairs perfectly with the sweetness of winter squash (find it near the other dried herbs and spices). To cut down on prep time, look for pre-cut butternut squash in the […]
Trader Joe’s Recipe: Cruciferous Crunch Power Salad
I never leave TJ’s without a few bags of Cruciferous Crunch in tow. It’s a balanced mix of, you guessed it, cruciferous greens like shaved Brussels sprouts, chopped kale and cabbage, and pairs perfectly with crunchy chickpeas, all the seeds and lemony tahini dressing. Once you start with this one, you can’t stop.
Quick Red Lentil Coconut Curry (Stove and InstantPot)
Tender and creamy in under 15 minutes, red lentils are the ultimate weeknight legume. I love them in any type of curry, especially paired with coconut milk. Aside from chopping cilantro, this recipe requires zero prep. Using red curry paste saves you the hassle of measuring out multiple spices and chopping garlic and ginger.
Golden Cauliflower Bowls w/ Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette
Cauliflower and chickpeas are seasoned and roasted with warm spices and lemon zest in these meal-prep-friendly high-protein vegan dinner (or lunch!) bowls. Served with fresh baby spinach, quinoa, and a bright lemon parsley vinaigrette, you’ve never met a more satisfying or crave-worthy plant-based bowl.