Mediterranean-Inspired Orzo Pasta Salad

Salads are great, but pasta salads? The greatest! This Mediterranean-inspired orzo pasta salad is the ultimate fresh and satisfying side dish. It’s herby, bright, colorful, filled with veggies, and ready in just 30 minutes!
It’s plant-based, optionally…

Mediterranean-Inspired Orzo Pasta Salad

Salads are great, but pasta salads? The greatest! This Mediterranean-inspired orzo pasta salad is the ultimate fresh and satisfying side dish. It’s herby, bright, colorful, filled with veggies, and ready in just 30 minutes!

It’s plant-based, optionally gluten-free, and quickly becoming our new favorite salad for BBQs, picnics, or served with grilled protein for a satisfying summer meal. Let us show you how it’s done!

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Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta (30 Minutes!)

Creamy pesto pasta with roasted tomatoes and undetectable spinach!? Hello, summer! This vibrant, satisfying, vegan, and (optionally) gluten-free pasta dish is SO delicious, and surprisingly quick & easy to make. We love it for nights when we’re cra…

Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta (30 Minutes!)

Creamy pesto pasta with roasted tomatoes and undetectable spinach!? Hello, summer! This vibrant, satisfying, vegan, and (optionally) gluten-free pasta dish is SO delicious, and surprisingly quick & easy to make. We love it for nights when we’re craving comforting pasta but don’t want to miss out on a serving (or two) of veggies! 

It’s a filling meal on its own, but it also pairs well with Crispy Baked Tofu or Easy Grilled Chicken.

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Crispy Skin Salmon (Perfect Every Time!)

Are you ready to learn how to make restaurant-quality salmon at home? We thought so! This salmon is quick and easy — and so rewarding! Not only is it perfectly tender and flaky with crispy skin, but it’s incredibly versatile and perfect for pairing wit…

Crispy Skin Salmon (Perfect Every Time!)

Are you ready to learn how to make restaurant-quality salmon at home? We thought so! This salmon is quick and easy — and so rewarding! Not only is it perfectly tender and flaky with crispy skin, but it’s incredibly versatile and perfect for pairing with bowls, risotto, and beyond! 

Just 1 pan, 15 minutes, and 4 ingredients are required for the ultimate at-home salmon.

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Hearty White Bean Caesar Salad Bowls

Nourish bowls are the best. Grab yourself a grain, a protein, some veggies, and sauce — and you’re set with a flavorful, filling, and balanced meal! This Caesar Salad Nourish Bowl is no exception. 
It’s fresh, vibrant, satisfying, meal-prep friend…

Hearty White Bean Caesar Salad Bowls

Nourish bowls are the best. Grab yourself a grain, a protein, some veggies, and sauce — and you’re set with a flavorful, filling, and balanced meal! This Caesar Salad Nourish Bowl is no exception. 

It’s fresh, vibrant, satisfying, meal-prep friendly, and super versatile (use up whatever root veggies you have on hand). Just 10 ingredients required for this delicious plant-based and gluten-free meal packed with protein, fiber, and minerals.

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How to Cook Millet (Perfect Every Time!)

While the Instant Pot is our go-to for preparing millet, it’s certainly not the only way to get perfect millet every time! Today we’re sharing how to cook FLUFFY millet on the stovetop with just 1 pot and 30 minutes required.
Enjoy this protein-packed…

How to Cook Millet (Perfect Every Time!)

While the Instant Pot is our go-to for preparing millet, it’s certainly not the only way to get perfect millet every time! Today we’re sharing how to cook FLUFFY millet on the stovetop with just 1 pot and 30 minutes required.

Enjoy this protein-packed, gluten-free whole grain in stir-fries, bowls, salads, cakes, and beyond!

What is Millet?

Millet is a gluten-free grain that comes from a plant in the grass family.

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Cucumber Salad with Fresh Dill & Mint

Who else loves cucumbers?! We’re big fans of their crunch and versatility, and they really come to life in this cucumber salad with fresh dill and mint! It’s perfect for spring and summer, or when you’re looking for a light and tangy side dish!
This sa…

Cucumber Salad with Fresh Dill & Mint

Who else loves cucumbers?! We’re big fans of their crunch and versatility, and they really come to life in this cucumber salad with fresh dill and mint! It’s perfect for spring and summer, or when you’re looking for a light and tangy side dish!

This salad is vegan and dairy-free but SO creamy and flavorful thanks to avocado and fresh herbs! Plus, optional crispy chickpeas for texture and protein and vegan feta for saltiness!

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The BEST Edamame Guacamole

Inspired by True Food Kitchen, this edamame guacamole is truly something special! You’d never guess there’s (fiber- and protein-rich!) edamame hidden in this creamy and classic condiment. 
To get the texture just right, we threw it in the fo…

The BEST Edamame Guacamole

Inspired by True Food Kitchen, this edamame guacamole is truly something special! You’d never guess there’s (fiber- and protein-rich!) edamame hidden in this creamy and classic condiment. 

To get the texture just right, we threw it in the food processor for an extra smooth and satisfying result! Just 7 ingredients and 25 minutes required for this delicious, nutrient-packed dip.

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BBQ Tempeh Sandwiches with Sweet & Spicy Slaw

When it’s BBQ season and you’re craving a hearty, plant-based entrée, we have just the thing: BBQ Tempeh Sandwiches! They’re fresh, flavorful, protein-packed, and perfect for pairing with classic sides like grilled corn and potato salad. 
Bursting…

BBQ Tempeh Sandwiches with Sweet & Spicy Slaw

When it’s BBQ season and you’re craving a hearty, plant-based entrée, we have just the thing: BBQ Tempeh Sandwiches! They’re fresh, flavorful, protein-packed, and perfect for pairing with classic sides like grilled corn and potato salad. 

Bursting with BBQ sauce and topped with a creamy, not-too-spicy sriracha slaw, these saucy sandwiches are seriously swoon-worthy! Plus, they’re easy to make with just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes required.

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15-Minute BBQ Sauce (Vegan + GF)

We wanted to make the Easy Vegan BBQ Sauce from our cookbook even better, but the truth is, friends, it’s already magical. It’s perfectly sweet and tangy, just a little spicy, and FULL of flavor. This slightly modified version has all that flavor, and …

15-Minute BBQ Sauce (Vegan + GF)

We wanted to make the Easy Vegan BBQ Sauce from our cookbook even better, but the truth is, friends, it’s already magical. It’s perfectly sweet and tangy, just a little spicy, and FULL of flavor. This slightly modified version has all that flavor, and we simplified it even more. 

It’s made in 1 pot in just 15 minutes and happens to be gluten-free and vegan — and can be naturally sweetened, too.

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Easy Baked Chicken Breasts (Juicy, Flavorful!)

A fail-proof recipe for juicy, tender, flavorful chicken breasts? This is it! We tinkered with a few variations before landing on this perfected version. It’s easy, reliable, umami-filled, and pairs well with just about anything!
Try it with bowls, sal…

Easy Baked Chicken Breasts (Juicy, Flavorful!)

A fail-proof recipe for juicy, tender, flavorful chicken breasts? This is it! We tinkered with a few variations before landing on this perfected version. It’s easy, reliable, umami-filled, and pairs well with just about anything!

Try it with bowls, salads, pasta, and beyond! Bonus points? It requires just 5 ingredients and they’re all pantry staples you probably have around.

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