The Best Rice and Beans: My Mom’s Favorite Recipe

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Rice and beans is a filling and nutritious dish that’s easy to make. Plump and creamy legumes cooked with a delectable blend of spices are perfect served with fluffy white rice. Enjoy it as a side dish or make it the star of a family dinner. Read more now and learn how to make this classic Dominican recipe at home.

Pumpkin Kamut with Pecorino and Hazelnuts

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Love risotto? Then your taste buds are going to fall head over heels for this Pumpkin Kamut with Pecorino and Hazelnuts. Made with Kamut, a chewy whole grain, and fresh pumpkin, it’s a slightly healthier, fall-flavored twist on the traditional Italian dish. Read more now to add this recipe to next week’s meal plan!

Einkorn Salad with Radicchio and Walnuts

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Addictively crunchy and bursting with bright flavors, this einkorn salad makes for a stunning and nutritious side dish. Packed with fresh ingredients and lightly sweetened with honey, it’ll quickly become a family favorite. Paired with roasted chicken, it’s an easy, balanced meal. Read more to get the recipe now!

Quinoa Fried “Rice” with Mixed Vegetables for a Quick & Healthy Vegan Meal

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Great as a healthier side dish or as a vegan-friendly main dish with crumbled tofu, our quick quinoa fried “rice” with mixed vegetables comes together faster than waiting for takeout or delivery. All that’s standing between you and dinner is 25 minutes and six simple ingredients. Read more now to get the recipe!

Homemade Three Bean Salad for Parties and Picnics

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If you need a classic recipe that’s homemade, this three bean salad is one that’ll totally blow you away. The dressing is sweet and vinegary, making it the ideal pairing for whatever you happen to be cooking up this summer. It’s so much better than any premade version you can buy. Get the recipe now.

Vegetable Couscous with Citrus Vinaigrette: A Burst Of Freshness

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Vegetable couscous with citrus vinaigrette is a burst of fresh flavor in a bowl. Colorful veggies, orange, lemon, and lime make this simple grain even more phenomenal. Whether you are serving this dish as a main or as a side, you will not be able to get enough of the bright and texture-filled recipe. Read more.

Hearty Tropical Black Bean Mango Quinoa

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Grain dishes don’t have to be boring. To prove it, make this hearty and tropical black bean mango quinoa recipe this week! The combination of spices, citrus, fruit, beans, and pseudograins will leave you in utter amazement that a simple and healthy vegetarian main dish could taste so darn good. Get the recipe now.

Berry Quinoa Salad with Shrimp for an Easy, Healthy Lunch

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Trying to eat healthier or save money instead of going out for lunch every day? Whip up a batch of berry quinoa salad with shrimp for an easy make-ahead meal that you can grab on your way out to work in the morning. Filled with fresh, bright flavors, you’ll be the envy of the lunch table. Get the recipe now.

Warm French Lentil Salad with Tomatoes, Marcona Almonds, and Goat Cheese

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This warm lentil salad proves that simple is often best. Fresh thyme, juicy tomatoes, and buttery Marcona almonds are sauteed in olive oil, then tossed with fiber-rich lentils and creamy goat cheese for a healthy, yet satisfying side dish or vegetarian entree. Read more now to add it to your go-to list of easy recipes!

A Lemon Asparagus Risotto Recipe to Celebrate the Arrival of Spring

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The arrival of spring is to be celebrated, and lemon asparagus risotto recipe is just the meal to do it with. The vegetarian dish makes for a delicious main, but can also be paired with a protein to bolster its heartiness. With bright and vibrant flavors, it’s a lovely recipe to serve to your family. Read more now.

Homemade Carrot Risotto Goes with Everything

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Creamy and filled with fresh herbs, this carrot risotto will go with with anything you want to cook this week. The filling rice dish is rich in flavor, making it an ideal side or vegetarian entree. You’ll want to eat this all season long to maximize your carrot intake! Get the easy and delicious recipe now.

Meatless Monday Just Got A Whole Lot Tastier with This Vegetarian Taco Soup

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This taco soup is a flavorful meatless meal that’s perfect for everyone, whether you’re a vegetarian or simply trying to cut back on your meat intake. The combination of vegetables and spices makes for a unique dish that is incredibly easy to make and serve with your favorite toppings. Get the recipe now on Foodal.