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Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Black bean and corn salad is filled with tons of fresh summer produce: corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell pepper, onion, and cilantro. All the veggies give it a variety of textures and flavors. Try this salad if you're looking for a vegan side dish for a cookout or as...

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Low FODMAP Vegan Tofu Tikka Masala

Low FODMAP Vegan Tofu Tikka Masala

Vegan tofu tikka masala is a delicious low FODMAP curry made with coconut milk, tomatoes, garam masala, and other spices. Serve it with some brown rice and you have a healthy and hearty meal.   How to Press Tofu When you’re making a curry dish like tofu tikka masala,...

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Sweet Chili Chicken Sheet Pan Meal

Sweet Chili Chicken Sheet Pan Meal

Sweet chili chicken is a quick and easy dinner. Sheet pan meals are great weeknight meals. Just toss some protein and veggies in a sauce, bake it on a sheet pan, and you have dinner in about 30 minutes.   Ingredients for Sweet Chili Chicken Pantry items Sweet chili...

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Vegan Chickpea Curry Recipe

Vegan Chickpea Curry Recipe

Vegan chickpea curry is a quick and easy one-pot meal that can be made in under 30 minutes. Coconut curries are one of my go-to simple weeknight dinners. They’re filled with healthy fats, protein, and vegetables and can easily be customized to use whatever protein or...

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Vegan Stuffed Peppers Meal Prep

Vegan Stuffed Peppers Meal Prep

Vegan stuffed peppers are an easy meal to make if you’re trying to incorporate more plant-based meals into your week.  Instead of using ground meat, these peppers are stuffed with rice, lentils, mushrooms, onions, and tomatoes. These peppers are filling and still...

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Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Vegan broccoli cheese soup is creamy, filling, and packed with vegetables. Cashews and nutritional yeast are used to make the vegan “cheese”. A great meal prep recipe for lunch or dinner.    What You Need to Make Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup Broccoli: obviously the base...

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Low FODMAP Chicken Pad Thai

Low FODMAP Chicken Pad Thai

Chicken pad thai is a favorite for many at Thai restaurants. Luckily, this noodle dish works great as a make-ahead meal so you can make it as part of your meal prep for lunch or dinner during the week!  Chicken Pad Thai Ingredients To make chicken pad thai at home,...

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Healthy Quinoa Vegetable Bean Stew

Healthy Quinoa Vegetable Bean Stew

Quinoa is my favorite grain to makes soups or stews with. This quinoa vegetable bean stew is one of my go-to meals when I want to make a simple and quick vegan stew.  Many of the ingredients are items that I always keep in my pantry (i.e., quinoa, canned beans, canned...

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Low FODMAP Gluten-Free Tuna Cakes

Low FODMAP Gluten-Free Tuna Cakes

Canned tuna is a staple in my pantry. It’s a quality protein that you can use to make a quick and easy dinner. If you like tuna, try making these gluten-free tuna cakes. Make it a complete meal by serving with a sweet potato, some sauteed vegetables, and maybe a side...

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Vegan Tempeh Burrito Bowl

Vegan Tempeh Burrito Bowl

Quinoa bowls are simple to assemble and can be made in endless variations. Pick a protein, vegetable, and sauce or other toppings and add it to a bowl of quinoa and you have a delicious and filling meal. If you’re looking for a vegan burrito bowl, try this quinoa and...

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Yellow Curry with Vegetables & Potatoes

Yellow Curry with Vegetables & Potatoes

A curry dish is great for meal prepping. It’s a quick and easy one-pot meal that still tastes great after being reheated. Try this yellow curry with vegetables and potatoes for your next meal prep.  Step One: Prep Your Ingredients The cooking process will go much...

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Creamy Tomato Pasta with Sausage & Spinach

Creamy Tomato Pasta with Sausage & Spinach

Pasta dishes work well for meal prepping. They can keep for several days and they still taste good after being reheated. Ready in just 30 minutes, this creamy tomato pasta with sausage and spinach can also be made for an easy dinner. Adding a little half and half...

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Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Slow cooker soups are one of the easiest meals you can make. You add all the ingredients to the slow cooker, turn it on, and 8 hours later you have homemade soup! Split pea soup is perfect for the slow cooker because it becomes creamier the longer you cook it. Slow...

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Healthy Quinoa Fried Rice Bowl

Healthy Quinoa Fried Rice Bowl

A fried rice type dish can actually be a healthy meal if made at home. It’s a quick and easy skillet meal that allows you to use whatever grain, vegetables, and protein you have on hand. If you have leftover quinoa, and like fried rice, you definitely want to try this...

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Meal Prep Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad

Meal Prep Healthy Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna pasta salad is quick and easy to make. It can be made ahead of time and used for work lunches or made on a weeknight for a quick dinner. It’s also customizable and allows you to use up any fresh veggies that you have in the fridge.  STEP ONE: COOK THE PASTA &...

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Meal Prep Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Meal Prep Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Farro salad with roasted vegetables is easy to make for a weeknight dinner or work lunch. Grain salads work well for meal prepping because you can make a batch and then eat it all week long. You can also eat them at room temperature, making them a good work lunch...

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Healthy Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Healthy Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut squash mac and cheese is a healthy(ish) fall comfort food. Pureed butternut squash is blended into the mac and cheese for some added nutrition and flavor. If you’re a mac and cheese fan try this for a weeknight dinner or make it as part of your weekend meal...

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Meal Prep Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Meal Prep Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Enchiladas are one of my favorite meal prep dishes, they’re filling and reheat well for days. Enchilada casserole is a slight twist on the traditional dish. Most of the same ingredients are used, but you assemble it more like lasagna instead of rolling the filling in...

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Meal Prep Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet

Meal Prep Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet

One-pan skillet dishes are fantastic for quick and healthy meals. This ground beef and sweet potato skillet dish works great for a quick dinner or as part of a weekend meal prep that you can eat for lunch or dinner during the week.    Cook the Ground Beef  ...

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Easy Vegetable Lasagna Meal Prep

Easy Vegetable Lasagna Meal Prep

Vegetable lasagna is a great dish to make as part of your weekly meal prep. It makes good leftovers so you can make one on the weekend and reheat it for work lunches or weeknight dinners.      Vegetables This recipe uses onion, red bell pepper, and zucchini,...

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Meal Prep Greek Quinoa Salad

Meal Prep Greek Quinoa Salad

Quinoa salads are one of my go-to meals during the summer months when I want something lighter. This quinoa salad brings together one of my favorite grains with one of my favorite chopped salads: a Greek-style cucumber tomato salad.     Quinoa Quinoa works great...

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