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Mushroom Bolognese

Mushroom Bolognese

This meaty and flavorful Bolognese sauce is entirely plant-based yet it tastes like the real thing! Mushrooms and walnuts mimic the texture of ground beef while red wine and tomato paste provide depth of flavor. A splash of soy milk

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“Cheesy” Broccoli Rice Casserole

“Cheesy” Broccoli Rice Casserole

This healthy weeknight dinner is easy to prepare and full of hidden nutrition. No one would ever guess that the velvety, cheesy sauce is hiding carrots and cashews! Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene, which helps to keep skin

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Baked Eggplant Parm Stacks

Baked Eggplant Parm Stacks

Eggplant parm may seem deceivingly healthy because the dish is based on a vegetable. But in classic eggplant parmesan recipes, eggplant is fried and then covered in cheese. In this lighter version, eggplant is breaded with a crunchy whole grain

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Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos

This nacho-inspired dish recreates the flavors and textures of nachos with healthier ingredients. Thinly sliced sweet potatoes are baked into crunchy chips and used in place of deep-fried tortilla chips. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of beta carotene, a

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Chickpea Pot Pie Stew

Chickpea Pot Pie Stew

This chicken pot pie-inspired stew is full of tender vegetables swimming in a rich gravy topped with fluffy chickpea biscuits that soak up the stew. With chickpeas in the stew and chickpea flour in the biscuits, this stew is packed

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Lentil Oat Loaf

Lentil Oat Loaf

This lighter meatloaf alternative is a hearty and cozy weeknight dinner option. The savory loaf is topped with a sweet and tangy tomato glaze that is packed with flavor. Replacing meat with lentils and oats makes the loaf lower in

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Cornbread Chili Bake

This comforting meal combines spicy and smoky chili with sweet and fluffy cornbread in one dish so the cornbread soaks up the flavors of the chili. The chili is full of vegetables and hearty beans so there is no need

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Lighter Kale and Mushroom Mac and Cheese

Lighter Kale and Mushroom Mac and Cheese

A big pot of gooey mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort food, but it’s often high in calories and saturated fat. My version has all of the gooeyness and fewer calories, plus it is super filling– you won’t need

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Date-Sweetened Chai Latte

Date-Sweetened Chai Latte

This foamy and spicy drink tastes just like a classic chai latte yet contains no added sugar and is naturally sweetened with dates. You can whip up a simple chai latte using chai tea bags or make your own chai

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Anti-Inflammatory Golden Milk

Anti-Inflammatory Golden Milk

This golden-colored drink tastes as luxurious as it looks! Warming winter spices taste delicious when cooked in creamy milk and are loaded with health benefits. Turmeric has potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects and black pepper helps boost these properties by

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