Sheet Pan Ratatouille with Crispy Baked Tofu

What could be better than the saucy, savory goodness of classic ratatouille!? Answer: SHEET PAN ratatouille! Say “au revoir” to stovetop babysitting, and “bonjour!” to extra caramelization with minimal effort!
Turn it into a satisfying plant-based meal…

Sheet Pan Ratatouille with Crispy Baked Tofu

What could be better than the saucy, savory goodness of classic ratatouille!? Answer: SHEET PAN ratatouille! Say “au revoir” to stovetop babysitting, and “bonjour!” to extra caramelization with minimal effort!

Turn it into a satisfying plant-based meal by adding protein-rich Crispy Baked Italian Herb Tofu and drizzling with Creamy Pesto Sauce. We have a feeling it’ll be your new favorite summer meal!

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Chicken Kofta Kebabs (Middle Eastern-Inspired)

Grilling season is here, and today we’re bringing you an EASY, flavorful addition to your grilling rotation: kofta kebabs! These Middle Eastern-inspired kebabs feature ground chicken, herbs, spices, and aromatics arranged on skewers and grilled t…

Chicken Kofta Kebabs (Middle Eastern-Inspired)

Grilling season is here, and today we’re bringing you an EASY, flavorful addition to your grilling rotation: kofta kebabs! These Middle Eastern-inspired kebabs feature ground chicken, herbs, spices, and aromatics arranged on skewers and grilled to perfection.

They’re elegant yet simple and are especially delicious served with lemon rice, hummus, tahini sauce, tabbouleh, grilled veggies, and/or pita. Just 1 bowl, 10 ingredients, and 25 minutes required!

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Smoky Shredded Tofu Taco “Meat”

Have you tried shredded tofu yet, friends? We’re into it. Super firm tofu + a box grater are all you need to meet your new BFF that helps make this smoky, spicy shredded tofu taco “meat”!
Not only is it quick & easy to make, but it’s endlessly vers…

Smoky Shredded Tofu Taco “Meat”

Have you tried shredded tofu yet, friends? We’re into it. Super firm tofu + a box grater are all you need to meet your new BFF that helps make this smoky, spicy shredded tofu taco “meat”!

Not only is it quick & easy to make, but it’s endlessly versatile! It’s perfect for everything from tacos to burritos, bowls, nachos, and beyond. Just 20 minutes required and perfect for making ahead for a quick protein throughout the week.

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Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with Mango Hot Sauce

Weeknight-friendly meals with weekend flavor? Those are our jam! Introducing a new one to try this season: Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with Mango Hot Sauce. These Caribbean-inspired tacos combine tender roasted cauliflower, fiber-packed black beans, creamy …

Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with Mango Hot Sauce

Weeknight-friendly meals with weekend flavor? Those are our jam! Introducing a new one to try this season: Jerk Cauliflower Tacos with Mango Hot Sauce. These Caribbean-inspired tacos combine tender roasted cauliflower, fiber-packed black beans, creamy avocado, and the star of the show: a zesty, sweet + spicy sauce!

Just 30 minutes until plant-based taco night is on. Grab your tortillas, friends!

These tacos owe their glory to the magical flavor combination that is Jamaican Jerk Seasoning.

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Pesto Baked Chicken Thighs

Sometimes we post what we’re eating on Instagram and you want the recipe right away. Waiting for good things is hard, but you’ve proved you can do hard things. The wait for our pesto baked chicken thighs is finally over, and we have a feeling the…

Pesto Baked Chicken Thighs

Sometimes we post what we’re eating on Instagram and you want the recipe right away. Waiting for good things is hard, but you’ve proved you can do hard things. The wait for our pesto baked chicken thighs is finally over, and we have a feeling the recipe will be on repeat in your kitchens!

This garlicky, herby dish comes together in just 20 minutes and pairs well with just about anything, including salads, pasta, potatoes, and roasted veggies.

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Spicy Garlicky Sesame Tofu (30 Minutes!)

Welcome to another minimal effort, BIG flavor dish! This quicker-than-takeout sesame tofu is baked to crispy perfection and coated in a drool-worthy, sweet + spicy + garlicky sauce. It might have you questioning whether you’ll ever be ordering takeout …

Spicy Garlicky Sesame Tofu (30 Minutes!)

Welcome to another minimal effort, BIG flavor dish! This quicker-than-takeout sesame tofu is baked to crispy perfection and coated in a drool-worthy, sweet + spicy + garlicky sauce. It might have you questioning whether you’ll ever be ordering takeout again!

Pair with rice and steamed veggies for a simple, 30-minute meal that’s vegan, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened. Let’s make it!

Recipe Inspiration

This recipe is inspired by Sesame Chicken, which is commonly found in Chinese restaurants in the US and Canada (source).

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Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

Sometimes the only thing that will do is chili cheese fries. Y’know? Luckily, you can now satisfy that craving with this equally comforting vegan version! It feels decadent and special but comes together quickly with wholesome pantry staples (including…

Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

Sometimes the only thing that will do is chili cheese fries. Y’know? Luckily, you can now satisfy that craving with this equally comforting vegan version! It feels decadent and special but comes together quickly with wholesome pantry staples (including fiber-rich lentils!).

Just 10 ingredients required to nourish your body AND soul, friends. Let us show you how it’s done!

Since they’re called chili cheese fries, let’s start by talking about 1) the CHILI, then we’ll get to 2) the CHEESE and 3) the FRIES!

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Vegan White Bean Pot Pie Soup

Pot pie without a finicky crust or long bake time? Meet this EASY vegan soup that’s super cozy and delicious! It’s got all the flavor of your favorite pot pie but none of the hassle.
Think flaky, buttery, optionally gluten-free biscuits over a creamy, …

Vegan White Bean Pot Pie Soup

Pot pie without a finicky crust or long bake time? Meet this EASY vegan soup that’s super cozy and delicious! It’s got all the flavor of your favorite pot pie but none of the hassle.

Think flaky, buttery, optionally gluten-free biscuits over a creamy, comforting soup packed with white beans and veggies. What’s not to love? Let’s make soup!

This cozy, comforting soup begins with a base made by sautéing onion and garlic, thickening with flour (gluten-free or all-purpose), seasoning with salt and pepper, and finally, vegetable broth.

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Creamy Vegan Tofu Cauliflower Curry (Korma-Inspired)

Does it get more comforting than plopping on the couch with a bowl of curry and your favorite TV show? Welcome to your plans for tonight. This comforting vegan curry features roasted cauliflower and tofu cooked in a creamy, korma-inspired cashew sauce….

Creamy Vegan Tofu Cauliflower Curry (Korma-Inspired)

Does it get more comforting than plopping on the couch with a bowl of curry and your favorite TV show? Welcome to your plans for tonight. This comforting vegan curry features roasted cauliflower and tofu cooked in a creamy, korma-inspired cashew sauce.

It’s nourishing, flavor-packed, and comes together with simple methods and just 10 ingredients. Don’t be surprised if you lick your bowl clean! Let’s do this!

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1-Pot Pumpkin Turkey Chili (Freezer-Friendly!)

If you don’t already keep homemade freezer meals stashed for those nights when you don’t feel like cooking, consider this your (cost-saving…thank yourself later) invitation! This 1-POT pumpkin turkey chili is a freezer meal we never go without.
N…

1-Pot Pumpkin Turkey Chili (Freezer-Friendly!)

If you don’t already keep homemade freezer meals stashed for those nights when you don’t feel like cooking, consider this your (cost-saving…thank yourself later) invitation! This 1-POT pumpkin turkey chili is a freezer meal we never go without.

Not only is it everything you want in a chili (hearty, thick, smoky, and spicy), but it’s nutrient-packed and a great way to use up almost any veggie you have around.

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