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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...

Roasted Beet & Orange Quinoa Salad

Roasted Beet & Orange Quinoa Salad

This vibrant Roasted Beet & Orange Quinoa Salad is the perfect lunchtime meal or dinner side. Whip up this vegetarian delight in just 30-minutes! I have to admit that I don't really like beets. They have a very strong earthy taste that I just don't enjoy when they...

Easy BBQ Tofu Salad Bowl

Easy BBQ Tofu Salad Bowl

This vibrant and easy vegan BBQ tofu bowl comes together in 30 minutes or less. Healthy & full of plant-based protein. Great vegetarian lunch or dinner! I've been making this BBQ Tofu Salad Bowl on repeat for a simple meal-prepped lunch. Not only is it crunchy and...

Asian Bean Salad

Asian Bean Salad

This blog post is sponsored by the Can Manufacturers Institute, as part the Cans Get You Cooking initiative. All opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands that make this blog possible! During stressful times, it’s normal to seek out comfort foods. You may...

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...

Southwestern Quinoa Power Bowl

Southwestern Quinoa Power Bowl

This Southwestern Quinoa Power Bowl has a little bit of everything-- sweet potatoes, black beans, crunchy veggies, hearty protein and a tangy dressing.  It's perfect for vegan meal prepping! It’s time for another one of my favorite types of recipe-- a big old...

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...

Butter Lettuce & Corn Salad with Tofu Croutons & Lime Vinaigrette

Butter Lettuce & Corn Salad with Tofu Croutons & Lime Vinaigrette

This tasty vegan salad is the perfect summer side of simple and nutritious lunch. It's a refreshing combination of sweet and tender butter lettuce, fresh corn, bell peppers and tofu croutons, topped with a lime vinaigrette! The joy of summer is almost upon us! My...

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,...

Vegan Sushi Quinoa Bowl

Vegan Sushi Quinoa Bowl

Have sushi at home with this vegan sushi bowl recipe, filled with quinoa, edamame, avocado, carrots, cucumber and a miso dressing. Perfect for meal prep! I love the plant-based ingredients in sushi, but I'm not a huge fan of raw fish. Not to mention that I don't love...

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad

Mediterranean Bulgur Salad

This simple Vegan Mediterranean Bulgur Wheat Recipe is an easy make ahead grain salad with dates, pistachios, olives and red onion for tons of flavor & texture. This simple bulgur wheat salad is adapted from a Mediterranean restaurant I used to live near in...

Four-Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup

Four-Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup

This four ingredient vegan creamy butternut squash soup is ready in just 20 minutes!! Made with frozen butternut squash, you can whip this up any night of the week.  Don't know what to do with the frozen butternut squash in your freezer? How meal prepping a...

Spiced Chickpea Wrap with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce

Spiced Chickpea Wrap with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce

This vegetarian spiced chickpea wrap with a lemon dill yogurt sauce is easy to meal prep for a busy week. And it's packed with protein and flavor to wake up your tastebuds! Today is weird day. It feels like a Monday, but it's really a Thursday. With 4th of July...

Farro Caprese Salad

Farro Caprese Salad

Turn a caprese salad into a grain bowl with farro, roasted tomatoes, basil and fresh mozzarella. Vegetarian recipe ready in 20-minutes! If you haven't guessed from my last name (Rizzo), I'm of Italian descent. Although we are fully American now, most of our family...

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...

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...

Chickpea Salad Sandwich with Dried Cranberries & Apple

Chickpea Salad Sandwich with Dried Cranberries & Apple

A hearty chickpea salad sandwich is the perfect vegetarian substitute for tuna or chicken salad. Make a batch at the beginning of the week to have an easy lunch prepped for several days! There’s nothing better than a hearty homemade sandwich. But vegetarian sandwiches...

Rainbow Grain Bowl

Rainbow Grain Bowl

April's Recipe ReDux theme is to share a new idea for lunch. Like most people, I'm a creature of habit when it comes to lunch.  I stick to my salads, sandwiches, and soups, but this challenge got me thinking about ways to switch up my old favorites.  I took...

Avocado Toast with Radishes

Avocado Toast with Radishes

Let me explain the title.  I went out for brunch this past weekend and everyone around me was ordering the avocado toast (naturally, I ordered it too).  Then, I went to a coffee shop and they were serving avocado toast.  Since then, I've noticed avocado toast on menus...

Spring Quinoa Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

Spring Quinoa Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

A light refreshing quinoa salad with healthy ingredients, like black beans and radish. Topped with a sweet and tangy honey lime dressing! I can't believe I am able to say this, but I started the final rotation of my Dietetic Internship today! I will be done with this...

Sweet Orange Glazed Brussels Sprout Flatbread

This Vegetarian Brussels Sprout Flatbread has sweet and tangy orange glaze that makes it taste amazing! This is how you'll get everyone in your family to eat their Brussels Sprouts!  I have to admit that I’m not the best meal planner (check out these amazing meal...

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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