This Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Lentils is a salty, sweet, spicy, and crunchy all at once. Loaded with plant-based protein and topped with toasted cashews, crumbled feta, and micro greens, it’s a colourful, festive squash salad that doubles as a side dish or a vegetarian main.
These Vegetarian Quesadillas with Pumpkin and Black Beans are easy, healthy, and delicious! You can make a big batch of these oven baked quesadillas at once, which is perfect for meal prep or if you’re feeding a crowd. They’re freezer friendly too, and you can mix up the veggies, leave out the cheese for vegan quesadillas, or customize them any other way you like.
This easy Vegan Lentil Loaf Recipe is the perfect main dish to serve for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter. It’s a healthy vegetarian meatloaf that’s packed with veggies and plant-based protein. Easy to make and freezer friendly, you’ll come back to this lentil loaf again and again!
This easy Red Lentil Stew recipe is the perfect weeknight dinner when you want something healthy, quick, and delicious. It’s completely vegan, loaded with veggies, and comes together in under 30 minutes. Make Instant Pot Lentil Stew or cook it on your stove top, and serve with rice or pasta. Top with chili flakes if you want to bring the heat, or leave it as is for the kids.
This Chipotle Hummus is the spicy hummus recipe you’ve been waiting for! Perfect for healthy snacks, dips, veggies, sandwiches, and wraps, this vegan hummus recipe made with tahini, garlic, and spicy chipotle peppers. A few minutes in your food processor is all it takes to mix this oil free hummus together!
If you’re looking for a healthy brownie recipe, these Fudgy Adzuki Bean Brownies are just the thing! These gluten free brownies have no sugar other than from dates, and are incredibly easy to make. Made with coconut oil, cocoa powder, and dark chocolate chunks, just whiz them together in your food processor and you’ll have drool-worthy healthy brownies ready in no time at all!
These Vegan Fudge Pops are naturally-sweetened, protein-packed frozen chocolate dessert made with a secret ingredient… beans! This healthy fudgesicle recipe is the perfect icy cold treat on a hot day for kids and adults alike!
Looking for an amazing vegan black bean burger recipe? This is it! These Chipotle Black Bean Burgers are super easy to make, packed with healthy ingredients, and are gluten-free. Full of protein and flavour, this is the only spicy black bean burger recipe you’ll ever need!
Have you ever made Chickpea Fries? Also called Chickpea Panisse, these healthy oven baked fries are vegan, gluten-free, and packed with protein. A street food style recipe that’s an amazing appetizer or snack, these chickpea fries are simple to make and delicious.
You’re going to love these Crispy Roasted Garbanzo Beans! They’re crunchy, salty, and a little bit spicy. Totally vegan and gluten-free, these oven-baked chickpeas make a great snack and they’re a perfect topping for salads. They’re extra crispy thanks to an easy trick I’ll teach you.
A rich and creamy healthy chocolate smoothie loaded with protein thanks to a secret ingredient that you totally can’t taste – beans! It’s like a chocolate protein shake but made without any weird ingredients. Naturally sweetened with just banana and dates, this bean smoothie is totally vegan and dairy-free, and I promise it’s delicious!
Lentil Shepherd’s Pie! This vegan shepherd’s pie recipe is easy to make in your Instant Pot, slow cooker, or on the stove top. Simply top with mashed potatoes for a healthy gluten-free vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie, Cottage Pie, or whatever else you want to call it!
Pumpkin and Black Bean Taquitos – oven baked vegetarian taquitos with pumpkin and black beans are healthy, delicious and easy to make.
Mung Bean and Coconut Curry! This easy vegan curry is packed with Indian flavours, coconut milk, cilantro, and lime. It’s incredibly easy and can be made in the Instant Pot or on the stove top. If you’re looking for a simple moong dal recipe, this is the one! Grab the recipe and let’s get started!
Black Bean and Quinoa Freezer Burritos! These make-ahead vegetarian burritos are super easy to make, loaded with beans and veggies, and are freezer-friendly. Perfect for healthy lunch on the go or planning for busy times.
Meet the Black Bean Burrito Stack – a quick and easy riff on black bean burritos, with no rolling required! This is a healthy meal the whole family will love.
Spring Living Lentil Bowls – a light yet substantial gluten-free and easily vegan meal bowl featuring beluga lentils, spring asparagus, pan-fried halloumi cheese, avocado, pea shoots, and seeds. All of the components can be prepared in advance for a quick and easy meal.
Sheet Pan Cauliflower Tacos with Halloumi and Black Beans – easy enough to whip up for a weeknight dinner, and delicious enough to impress a crowd. Easily vegan and gluten free.
Olive Oil Braised Chickpeas are an incredibly simple, elegant, and delicious appetizer. Easily vegan, or fancied up with a bit of cheese over the top.
Roasted Cauliflower Hummus Bowls are perfect for lunch, a snack, or a party platter! Protein-packed hummus is spooned into bowls and topped with roasted cauliflower and toasted pumpkin seeds for a deliciously different meal.
This Vegetarian Black Bean Chili features butternut squash, quinoa and smoky chipotle peppers. For a healthy vegetarian chili packed with protein and fall flavours, you can’t beat this easy recipe!
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These super simple one-pan roasted sweet potato and black bean burrito bowls are the easiest and most delicious thing to hit your dinner table this week! Want make-ahead meals? Wrap ’em up in a whole wheat tortilla and you’ve got freezer burritos! One of my goals for 2015 is figuring out better work-life-blog-business balance. I…
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