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Sheet pan with acorn squash rings around cooked eggs

Squash Egg-in-a-Hole

For an autumnal spin on the classic egg-in-a-hole, try this. It’s great for breakfast-for-dinner night (or weekend brunch) and only requires about 5 minutes of hands-on time. Small to medium acorn squash work best. I’m suggesting you top these with “everything bagel” seasoning at the end, but good old salt and pepper works, too. Serve […]

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 […]

Store-bought pizza dough topped with pesto, roasted red peppers and fresh arugula

20-Minute Pesto Pizza with Fresh Greens

Thanks to prepared dough and a handful of easy store-bought toppings, like pesto and jarred roasted red peppers, this delicious vegetarian pizza is weeknight-friendly and on the table in under 20 minutes. Top it with a simple baby arugula salad (or serve it on the side) to add a bit of seasonal freshness.  

Mujadarra Bowls with Tahini Yogurt

Mujadarra Bowls with Tahini Yogurt

To keep this classic Middle Eastern lentils and rice dish weeknight-friendly, slice the onions and steam the brown rice in advance. I also recommend taking advantage of pre-cooked lentils (look for them in the refrigerated section) to save major time. Meatless Monday or not, this is one of the most crave-worthy plant-based comfort foods I can […]

Grilled Vegetable Frittata

If you hate wasting food (who doesn’t), this is a great way to use up any grilled vegetables from your last BBQ. Roasted vegetables work great, too. This Grilled Vegetable Frittata is jazzed up with smoked paprika for a bacon-y flavor without the bacon and nutritional yeast for a cheezey flavor without the cheese (and […]

Quick Red Lentil Coconut Curry with Spinach

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.

Perfect Quinoa for Meal Prep

Perfectly Cooked Quinoa for Meal Prep

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 […]

Lentil Tacos

15-Minute Lentil Taco “Meat”

There are a lot of food impersonators out there – sweet potato as toast, coconut as bacon, carrots as smoked salmon. While I can’t say the majority of them appeal to me (toast is toast), there are a few I’ll endorse. Like lentil taco “meat”, not because we don’t go for beef, but because we […]

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 […]

Greek Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Greek Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I really started enjoying spaghetti squash when I stopped believing its purpose on this planet was to replace pasta (because when you want pasta, only pasta will deliver). It’s delicious in its own right, especially topped with saucy Mediterranean-style chickpeas and spinach. If the squash won’t fly with the kids, serve the filling over rice […]