Collard greens pack a powerhouse of nutrition into a recipe with few calories. As a member of the valuable cruciferous family (which includes kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and rutabagas), 1 cup (250 mL) cooked collards provides a whopping 308 percent of your daily vitamin A needs.
In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta with salt just until al dente, about 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat oil in large saucepan. Add garlic and sauteu0301 until soft but not browned. Add collard leaves, tomatoes, parsley, and basil. Fold together, remove from heat once collards wilt, and set aside.
When pasta is tender, drain thoroughly. Add to pan with collards and toss together to blend evenly. Drizzle with vinegar and fold in olives. Serve with shavings of Parmesan and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Drizzle a little extra olive oil on top, if you wish.
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.
Custardy French toast drizzled in pure maple syrup is a cozy, cold-weather breakfast classic. We’ve given this recipe a vegan makeover by swapping out eggs in the batter with mashed banana and a bit of ground flaxseed. This clever swap makes the French toast reminiscent of banana bread. Top it off with a decadent drizzle of raspberry syrup and you’re just a quick stint in the kitchen away from breakfast bliss. Citrus swap If you don’t have any bananas around, consider swapping for an orange. In blender, add zest of one large orange along with peeled fruit and other batter ingredients. Blend until smooth and proceed with the recipe as described.
A satisfying plant-based dinner or packed lunch, quinoa and beans add filling protein, while greens, cucumbers, roasted veggies, and a probiotic-rich dressing bring texture and flavour. Try it with a creamy plant-based cheese on top, or goat cheese for non-plant-based eaters. Mix and match Use this recipe as a guideline. Add in your go-tos such as chopped walnuts or hemp hearts, pitted sliced dates, roasted cauliflower, and crumbled feta (plant-based, if desired).
Brown rice and two varieties of lentils cook in one pot with broth, coconut milk, and simple spices. Nourishing spinach and sweet green peas bring this meal to life. It’s true sunshine in a bowl for those cold winter nights. Main grains White basmati rice, short-grain brown rice, quinoa, or millet can be used in place of the brown basmati rice. Try a mixture of grains for added nutrition and taste (e.g., millet and basmati rice, quinoa and millet, and so on).