Healthy Appetizer: Nori Wraps

Nori Wraps

This is a great appetizer or snack to have as a healthy alternative to regular sushi. Nori is made from seaweed and contains many minerals such as iodine and small amounts of magnesium, calcium and iron!

Meatless Monday: Lentil & Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Lentil and Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

This hearty meal is full of satisfying flavors and substance to warm you up on a chilly night. Quinoa and lentils pack lots of fiber and protein; one serving of lentils has 15 grams of fiber (that’s half of your estimated daily needs) and 13 grams of protein (just under what 2 oz. of meat provides).

Seasonal: Winter Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Winter Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

These flavorful stuffed peppers are easy to make and are a great way to incorporate seasonal vegetables into your meal. The seasonal brussels sprouts and butternut squash- along with all the other vegetables, are packed with phytonutrients that can help to boost your immune system and give you energy.

Meatless Monday: Quinoa and Teff Sweet Potato Pizza

Teff Quinoa Pizza Slices

This gluten-free, dairy-free, delicious dinner gives new meaning to “Sweet Potato Pie”! Homemade pizza can be a healthy alternative to traditional delivery; and why not make it gluten free, nutrient and protein dense?

Seasonal: Spicy Bean and Quinoa Chili with Butternut Squash

Spicy Bean and Quinoa Chili with Butternut Squash

This seasonal delicious soup is high in protein and fiber, and is filled with lots of phytonutrient-rich veggies.The butternut squash that is added to this chunky chili is a good source of beta carotene that is good for your eyes and a good source of potassium and immune-boosting vitamin C.

Meatless Monday: Three Bean Slow Cooker Vegan Chili

Three Bean Slow Cooker Vegan Chili

This week’s recipe will warm you up and fill you up with plenty of protein, fiber and phytonutrients including the powerhouse antioxidant, anthocyanin. Anthocyanin lends a blue or purple color to foods and is found in black beans, blueberries, blackberries, purple grapes and red/purple cabbage.

Meatless Monday: Quinoa with Lentils and Roasted Vegetables

Quinoa with Lentils and Roasted Vegetables

This high fiber, high protein, 100% plant-based meal rich in potassium, iron and phytonutrients is the perfect Meatless Monday dinner to cook tonight!