I hope you are enjoying this holiday season! With New Year’s coming up it is a perfect time to start thinking of how to make 2017 a great year, and hopefully that includes meal planning and eating foods that make your body feel good.
I’m excited to share this healthy vegetarian recipes meal plan with you today- it includes a variety of vibrant dishes from Vanilla and Bean that I think you will enjoy: kabocha two bean chili, sweet potato peanut chipotle soup with wilted greens, roasted cauliflower mac and cheese, kale, mushroom and leek savory bread pudding, and a winter jeweled salad.
Vanilla and Bean is the beautiful healthy vegetarian food blog made by Traci who resides in beautiful Whidbey Island, WA. She always loved to cook good food but realized the food wasn’t always good-for-you. Fourteen years ago she made the switch to a mostly vegetarian lifestyle out of her concern for the consequences of growing meat and harvesting unsustainable seafood has on our planet. Traci aims to create vegetarian meals with whole foods, and loves sharing delicious food and recipes with others. she also has an ebook, Grab n Go Snacks, which is packed with some of her favorite healthy snack foods!
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Healthy Vegetarian Recipes Meal Plan with Vanilla and Bean
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients: coconut oil, yellow onion, poblano pepper, cumin, chili powder, paprika, sea salt, chipotle, adobo sauce, vegetable broth, fire roasted tomatoes, black beans, pinto or kidney beans, kabocha or pumpkin puree, garlic cloves, black pepper, oregano. Serve with cilantro, avocado, jalapenos.
I crave some kind of chili pretty much weekly in the fall and winter months, its just so comforting, flavorful and makes great leftovers. If you are short on time, skip the kabocha and use canned pureed pumpkin.
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes
Ingredients: peanuts, coconut oil, yellow onion, sea salt, fresh ginger, garlic, coriander, sweet potato, vegetable stock, chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, natural peanut butter, can diced tomatoes, collard greens. Serve with brown basmati rice, peanuts, lime, cilantro, greens.
If you are getting sick of the traditional soups this is a unique and fun recipe to try! peanuts, ginger, garlic, sweet potato.. yum!
Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Ingredients: coconut oil, cauliflower, purple onion, parmesan, sharp cheddar, pasta shells, milk, unsalted butter, garlic, whole white wheat flour, whole wheat bread crumbs, black pepper, salt, smoked paprika, fresh thyme.
We LOVE homemade mac and cheese in our house and the addition of cauliflower is natural and so delicious.
Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
Ingredients: coconut oil, kale, leeks, crimini mushrooms, rustic sourdough bread, gruyere, parmesan, chives, thyme, eggs, whole milk, dijon, sea salt, nutmeg, black pepper.
Talk about comfort food! We all love sweet bread pudding but savory bread pudding is amazing in its own right!
Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Ingredients: beets, pecans, spring lettuce mix, pomegranate, oranges, green onions, scallions, goat cheese, orange juice, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, shallot, mustard, salt.
This is a perfect winter salad. Beets and goat cheese are a match made in heaven!
If you make any recipes from this healthy vegetarian recipes meal plan featuring Vanilla and Bean please share on instagram using hashtag #rainbowdelicious and tag me at @rainbowdelicious , I’d love to see what you are up to in your kitchen!