Here’s a high-protein, vegan recipe for the comfort classic, stuffed pepper. Quinoa makes it tasty and healthy. Quinoa is considered a “super grain.” This cute little grain packs quite a nutritional punch. It dates back some 4,000 years and was considered “the gold of the Incas” when they realized that it increased the stamina of their warriors.
This ancient seed is one of the most protein-rich plant foods you can eat. It is also rich in magnesium, riboflavin, and manganese, and has twice as much fiber as many other grains. Contributed by Helyn Dunn, from Helyn’s Healthy Kitchen. Read More→Print This Post
This appetizing salad of multicolored bell peppers is perfect to make when colorful bell peppers are plentiful. It goes well with pastas and grain dishes. Read More→Print This Post
Raw turnips have a pleasant, mild bite; sautéed, they’re delectably sweet. If you’d like to make use of winter’s bumper crop of this underused root veggie, they’re delicious simply sautéed with red bell pepper. Read More→Print This Post
This is a perfect accompaniment to Barbecue-Flavored Tofu Nuggets, and conveniently, they both bake at 425 degrees. Oven-roasting brings the best flavors out in veggies, so this needs only gentle seasoning. If you’re making the tofu nuggets as suggested, round out the meal with a simple salad or coleslaw. Read More→Print This Post
This delightful pasta dish, filled with roasted veggies, will pique your senses. Make it for a family dinner, buffet entrée, or potluck dish. It could even make a great barbecue side dish, if you cook the veggies on the grill instead of in the oven. Adapted from Pasta East to West by Nava Atlas.Print This Post
An appealing vegetable trio is enlivened by a wine-scented sauté. This colorful side dish is perfect for embellishing everyday meals as well as holiday dinners. Adapted from The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet by Nava Atlas. Read More→Print This Post
Eggplant and peppers, two companionable vegetables, are combined in a delicious casserole. Read More→Print This Post