Quick & Simple Recipes
Whether you're a new cook or a seasoned chef, this collection of quick and simple recipes is a great resource for pulling together healthy, nutrient-dense meals in record time.
Who knew it could be so easy and delicious to incorporate greens into your morning routine?
Top this nutritious, hearty breakfast with fresh berries, dried fruit and nuts or flax seeds and then pour a bit of hemp or almond milk over the top. Only have frozen fruit on hand? Stir it into the pot during the last few minutes of cooking.
Bake these ahead of time for the perfect grab and go breakfast. They also double well as a great anytime snack.
To make a tasty lunch ahead of time, simply prepare the vinaigrette and Clementines, pack everything separately and toss all together just before serving. For an entrée-sized salad, add your favorite raw veggies and double the beans.
For a delicious lunch, fill pita bread halves with this tangy bean salad and top with shredded lettuce.
With so few ingredients, this salad is surprisingly substantial thanks to the protein and fiber of the beans and big flavors from red onion and a bold Dijon dressing.
Mushrooms roasted in a simple oil-free pear balsamic dressing are delicious tossed with quinoa, spinach, green onions and almonds.
Tempeh absorbs the rich spices and coconut milk in this simple curry.
True comfort food. To make a vegetarian version, use low-sodium vegetable broth and omit the chicken breast.
Serve as a vegetarian main course or as a side dish with steamed fish or roasted chicken.
Nutrient-dense, dark leafy greens pair with beans for a satisfying and great-for-you dish. Use 1 (16-ounce) package of frozen dark leafy greens instead of fresh greens for a quick shortcut.
This simple side dish pairs your favorite greens with tahini, lemon juice and garlic.
A highly flavorful dressing featuring almond butter, ginger, garlic, dates and chile pepper makes a delicious accompaniment to broccoli and bean sprouts.
This variation on the classic Waldorf salad uses kale instead of lettuce and adds apple and walnuts to the dressing for a creamy consistency without using the typical mayonnaise base.
Serve this Mexican-inspired hummus with raw veggies or tortilla chips for dipping, or spread it on sandwiches and wraps, too.
Enjoy a thick square of this cake with coffee in the morning, tea at night or as a mid-day snack on the go. The cake's sweetness comes from bananas and dates, and its richness comes from light coconut milk.
Easy as 1-2-3, this creamy, sweet and cool snack or dessert proves that added sugar and oil are not always necessary to satisfy your cravings. Keep some peeled bananas in your freezer so they'll be ready when you are.