This delicious dinner in a bowl is a snap. It pleases all palates and satisfies every age. And ultimately delivers the comfort of healthy ingredients in a single bowl.
Heat olive oil in large, heavy saucepan. Add onion, celery, and carrot, and sauteu0301 over medium heat, stirring often with wooden spoon until soft and beginning to turn golden, about 12 minutes. Add garlic during last 2 minutes of sauteu0301ing, and stir to prevent burning.
Add 1/4 cup (60 mL) chicken stock to deglaze pan. Then add remaining stock, diced tomatoes and their juices, and orzo. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Stir in basil and oregano. Cover and simmer until orzo is cooked, about 10 minutes. Stir in beans and heat through.
Remove from heat. Stir in escarole until wilted. Serve with generous 1 Tbsp (15 mL) Parmesan on top of each bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.
This vegan take on classic shepherd’s pie is jam-packed with bold and rich flavours that will ensure no one will miss the meat. While a great source of fibre, lentils also contain the highest amount of folate out of all plant-based foods. Oven ready If you don’t have an ovenproof skillet, you’ll need to transfer cooked lentil filling to a baking dish before topping with mashed sweet potatoes and baking.
Cauliflower has been having a moment lately, and this salad proves exactly why. Tender caramelized cauliflower is crowned in a glorious sweet and savoury crumble that will ensure it a place on your table all month long. Of all tree nuts, pecans have the highest concentration of flavonoids, which offer beneficial anti-inflammatory effects, and they also protect your cells from oxidative damage. Crumble perfection This crumble topping is too good not to use it on other preparations. Sprinkle over a carrot ribbon salad to add some extra pizzazz, use as a glorious garnish on a soup or stew, or consider generously spooning over your next vegetable “steak” to add some delicious textural variation.
This gloriously comforting dish gets its creamy lusciousness from a can of white beans. Feel free to use whatever vegetables you have on hand instead of broccoli. Pass the pasta Instead of regular pasta, consider serving this sauce over zucchini noodles, carrot noodles, or cooked spaghetti squash.
This nut-free take on classic queso dip is everything you want and more. Paired with chips, crackers, or crudités, this creamy, zesty, smoky, and oh-so-satisfying dip is easy enough to whip up for a cozy snack or as an appetizer for company. Go nuts! If you’re okay to eat nuts, try substituting sunflower seeds with 1 cup (250 mL) raw cashews.