Quick and Easy

This is a favorite fall dish that is packed with nutrients and flavor. The lentils and cauliflower in this dish provide a great source of fiber and protein while the mushrooms add a healthy dose of micronutrients and antioxidants.

Incorporating more meatless meals into your weekly rotation is a great way to optimize health. Plant-based foods contain fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, all of which work within your body to prevent chronic disease and support both physical and mental health.

A great goal is to aim for one meatless meal per week. We love the concept of 'Meatless Mondays' because it's always a good idea to start your week off right by getting in a ton of nutrients from plant-based foods.

This recipe is adapted from a Southern Living recipe we keep coming back to every summer. It is such a flavorful and nutrient-packed summer salad. Summer squash is a great vegetable for boosting your hydration and providing anti-inflammatory compounds into your diet.

Try making your own pesto with fresh greens like spinach to add a nutritional punch to this traditional flavorful sauce.

This is a super satisfying Mediterranean meal! The rice provides fiber while the chicken adds protein, making this a very filling dinner. Fresh herbs and lemon add a ton of Greek flavor to this dish without adding a ton of salt. Simple dishes like this one are so fresh and delicious AND good for you!

To cut back on prep time, buy a rotisserie chicken and shred it before adding it to this dish. Rotisserie chickens can be a huge time saver during busy weeks!

Making your own dressing is super easy and allows you to control the ingredients. This is a basic vinaigrette recipe that can be used to add flavor to green and grain salads. Make a big batch of dressing and store it in your fridge in an airtight container for adding to salads all week long.

We love using olive oil in salad dressings because it is a great source of monounsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E.

Who doesn't love a classic Waldorf salad? This lightened up version is bursting with flavor and good-for-you nutrients.

We replaced the mayonnaise with plain greek yogurt to add protein and creaminess. Barley is an ancient grain full of fiber and some protein. Walnuts provide a delicious crunch while also adding protein and heart-healthy fats.

This dish comes together quickly and makes a super satisfying, delicious side or a small meal on its own when served in lettuce cups or over salad greens.

From the Malibu Farm cookbook, we lightened up the original recipe and cut back on the saturated fat by using less butter.

Sweet potatoes are packed with health-benefiting nutrients like potassium and beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant with anticancer properties. The fiber from the potatoes will help keep you full and satisfied.

We love this dish as a vegetable side at fall meals. It would even work well as a Thanksgiving side!