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Plant-Based Recipes

20 Vegetarian & Vegan Recipes with Leafy Greens

20 Vegetarian & Vegan Recipes with Leafy Greens

You're going to love these 20 healthy vegetarian and vegan recipes that use leafy greens in a creative way. Some say eating leafy greens is the key to long lasting health. That shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, especially since leafy greens are packed with tons of...

Vegetable Barley Soup

Vegetable Barley Soup

Veggie Barley Soup is a healthy and comforting vegan bowl that cooks up in one-pot! Who doesn't love a good soup in the winter (or fall)? I sure love soup because it's easy to make and incorporates tons of healthy veggies. This old fashioned vegetable barley soup is...

Vegan Tofu Nuggets

Vegan Tofu Nuggets

These golden brown & crispy vegan nuggets are a healthier version of a comfort food classic. If you're missing comfort foods (like chicken nuggets) on your plant-based diet, these vegan golden brown tofu nuggets are a fantastic substitute. They have just a few...

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Acorn squash is stuffed with a combo of brown rice, lentils, apples, raisins, pecan, rosemary and celery. It tastes just like vegan stuffing without the bread! I've been experimenting with stuffed acorn squash recipe for years, but I didn't really get it right until...

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

Vegan Pumpkin Black Bean Chili is a hearty & healthy dish that comes together in one-pot. You'll love this simple meatless meal on cold winter nights! There's nothing better than chili to keep you cozy throughout the long dark winter. Better yet, a vegan pumpkin...

Vegan Corn Chowder

Vegan Corn Chowder

This healthy Corn Chowder recipe utilizes fresh sweet summer corn and coconut milk to make a simple vegan one-pot dinner that comes together in 30-minutes or less. Although traditional chowder recipes are full of heavy ingredients, this lightened up vegan Corn Chowder...

13 Vegetarian Grain Bowls To Meal Prep For Lunch or Dinner

13 Vegetarian Grain Bowls To Meal Prep For Lunch or Dinner

I’m a big fan of meal prep, and my go-to option for prepping ahead is usually some sort of grain bowl. I like the versatility of grain bowls because you can really add whatever you have in the fridge and sounds tasty. [Related: Meal Prep Tips & 3-Day Meal Plan For...

Spaghetti with Garlicky Kale Ricotta

Spaghetti with Garlicky Kale Ricotta

This healthy, simple and tasty pasta with ricotta, garlic, kale, lemon and red pepper flakes takes 10-minutes to make! No tomato sauce required! For a girl with the last name Rizzo, I actually eat pasta rarely. I'm not a huge fan of tomatoes, and eating a big old...

Sweet Potato & Kale Quesadilla

Sweet Potato & Kale Quesadilla

Stocked up on sweet potatoes during the coronavirus outbreak? Then it’s time to put those to good use with this delicious Sweet Potato & Kale Quesadilla, made with salty Parmesan cheese.  This is the perfect meal to make from pantry staples because it has just 4...

Egg Roll In A Bowl

Egg Roll In A Bowl

This Egg Roll in a Bowl brings you the flavors of an egg roll without ordering greasy take out. A flavorful combination of veggies and eggs come together in minutes for a quick lunch or dinner. I’ve partnered with the Egg Nutrition Center for this post. Thanks for...

Tempeh Stir-Fry with Broccoli & Hoisin Sauce

Tempeh Stir-Fry with Broccoli & Hoisin Sauce

This Tempeh Stir-Fry recipe is not only versatile, but it’s easy to make and super tasty. There’s nothing better than a protein-packed vegetarian dinner recipe that you can prep ahead of time OR throw together in 30-minutes on a weeknight. If you tend to use ...

Buffalo Cauliflower Rice Bowl

Buffalo Cauliflower Rice Bowl

This simple yet luxurious bowl brings together two favorites-- buffalo cauliflower and rice. It’s topped with a delicious homemade herby yogurt sauce, making it the perfect option for a packed lunch or a simple make-ahead dinner.  This blog post is sponsored by...

Spiced Chickpea Veggie Burger

Spiced Chickpea Veggie Burger

This is one of the BEST veggie burger recipes I've ever tasted. It's made with chickpeas, veggies and some spices to create a patty that is flavorful with a heart texture, and it actually stays together! Go ahead and enjoy it on Meatless Monday or multiple nights per...

Ricotta Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Ricotta Stuffed Zucchini Boats

These Ricotta Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a simple vegetarian main that is fantastic for meal prepping. They are also high in protein and low in carbs. In the life of a food blogger, there are two types of recipes-- the kind you meticulously plan and photograph and the...

Warm Farro & Arugula Salad with Golden Citrus Vinaigrette

Warm Farro & Arugula Salad with Golden Citrus Vinaigrette

Disclosure: This blog post is sponsored by Unilever. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible. This Warm Farro & Arugula Salad is a bowl of gorgeous spring ingredients over a bed of whole grain farro, topped with shaved parmesan cheese,...

Coconut Fried Rice

Coconut Fried Rice

This Coconut Fried Rice is a healthier, easier and more affordable version of a take-out classic. Find out the SECRET ingredients that make this so simple to make! Disclosure: This blog post is sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute, as part the Cans Get You...

Vegan Tempeh Burger

Vegan Tempeh Burger

If you read the title, then you know my secret ingredient to the BEST vegan veggie burger. That's right--it's tempeh. I’ve tried to make a good veggie burger for years (no exaggeration). I’ve used so many different ingredients as the base, and it always either falls...

Barbecue Tempeh Rice Bowl

Barbecue Tempeh Rice Bowl

When is the last time you tried a new ingredient? If you can't recall, then I think it's time to add some tempeh to your life. While this may not be new to me (or you), I've actually never cooked with it before. I must admit that sometimes, I get stuck in major food...

Brussels Sprout & Bibbed Lettuce Tacos

Brussels Sprout & Bibbed Lettuce Tacos

Do you know the way to a vegetarian Dietitian's heart? Obviously it's through food, but it's more through her favorite kind of food. Specifically, healthy vegetarian cuisine that is surprising, comforting and something she couldn't make for herself. My boyfriend,...

Moroccan Lentil Soup

Moroccan Lentil Soup

This one-pot Moroccan Lentil Soup is packed with big bold flavors, with just 300 calories and close to 20 grams of plant-based protein! From October through May, I'm practically always down for a big bowl of soup. To me, there's nothing better than throwing a bunch of...

Greek Lentil Power Bowl

Greek Lentil Power Bowl

This Greek Lentil Power Bowl is full of flavor, protein and veggies with a secret sauce, and it's so easy to add to your weekly meal prep! I'm so glad you found this recipe because it's hands down one of my absolute favorite dishes on my blog. And it's also my most...

Brussels Sprout Naan Pizza With An Egg On Top

Brussels Sprout Naan Pizza With An Egg On Top

Make a homemade, healthy & DELISH pizza with Brussels sprouts, cheese, red onion and an egg on top in less than twenty minutes flat! Did you know that naan pizzas are all the rage right now? I'm absolutely loving this new trend of making a pizza on a piece of naan...

Zucchini Pasta, Kale & Chickpeas in a White Wine Sauce

Zucchini Pasta, Kale & Chickpeas in a White Wine Sauce

I've always been an old soul, and that mentality carries over into the kitchen too. I tend to stick to my basic cooking utensils and I'm not one to adopt new trendy gadgets, like pressure cookers or spiralizers. But, although I'm about two years behind the trend, I...

Cheesy Butternut Squash and Yellow Split Pea Stew

When I saw this month's Recipe ReDux challenge, I knew it would be a  piece of cake (well, not literally). "How low can you go? Can you make a meal for less than $3 per serving? Whatever your budget, show us your healthy entree recipe to help keep food spending in...

Slow-Cooker Vegan Tacos with California Walnuts

Slow-Cooker Vegan Tacos with California Walnuts

These Slow-Cooker Vegan Bean Tacos with Avocado and Walnut topping cook while you're at work! They are a healthy, filling and low calorie slow-cooker taco recipe without any meat!  I'm really excited about this post because it's my first ever video recipe, and it's...

Lentil Veggie “Meatballs”

Lentil Veggie “Meatballs”

These high protein lentil vegetarian meatballs taste just like the real thing. You won't even miss the meat in this plant-based "meatball". I grew up in an Italian American family, so I'm not stranger to meatballs. My family has their own secret recipe for meatballs,...

Zucchini & Lentil Tacos with Radish Salsa

Zucchini & Lentil Tacos with Radish Salsa

The Vegan Lentil & Zucchini Tacos with Radish Salsa are an easy weeknight meal that will satisfy everyone at the table, and they are beautiful to boot! I’ve heard many people refer to zucchini as “boring”, and I definitely don’t agree with that sentiment! I love...

I’m Natalie Rizzo, an NYC-based Registered Dietitian.

My mission is to help everyday athletes fuel their fitness with plants.

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