Eating more plants and vegetables is good for you and the planet. There are so many delicious ways to eat plant-based meals and we are happy to share some of our favorite recipes. Check out our recipes and come back often as we add more. Cheers to sustainable eating!
One Planet Life has a great line-up of healthy, plant-based Small Bites recipes for a small group or a larger crowd.
This impressive mushroom wellington with caramelized onions and wilted spinach will steal the show on your holiday table!
Shakshuka is a dish found throughout North Africa and features eggs poached in a luscious tomato-based sauce with onions and peppers.
Dal is a popular vegetarian Indian dish made with lentils. You can add any of your favorite vegetables to this recipe.
These crunchy tofu peanut lettuce cups are so easy to make. The hardest part about this recipe is not making a mess while eating it!
Our Zucchini Canoes recipe is an excellent way to enjoy homegrown or locally-sourced zucchini. We guarantee you’ll love them!
Dehydrating apples is an easy and fun way to preserve them for lunches, hikes, bike rides, or whenever you want a quick, nutritious, snack.
Apple, date, oatmeal, and buttermilk pancakes are a great way to start the crisp autumn day with a delicious and filling breakfast.
These apple, walnut, and date muffins are an easy, delicious fall treat to enjoy with your favorite glass of milk, tea, or coffee.
Enjoy this tabbouleh when tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, green onions, and mint are fresh from the garden. A perfect side for any summer meal!
A little spicy and a little smoky, this Charred Tex-Mex Chopped Salad with a bright chili lime vinaigrette is a healthy, easy weekday dinner.
Frittatas are a delicious way to start the day! Use in-season vegetables and locally made cheeses to elevate this savory, sustainable dish.
These balsamic feta watermelon wedges are light and refreshing, and come together in a snap. They’re perfect for an easy appetizer or snack.
This ginger citrus lemonade is a refreshing family favorite. Make your own unique blend with whatever citrus you have on hand.
These crispy Brussels sprout tacos with pickled red onion, queso fresco and crunchy pepita seeds are a perfect flavor-packed weeknight meal.
This Snack Mix and Parmesan Crusted Chicken – named after the popular snack mix – is salty, crunchy, and oh so crave-able.
Spicy, salty, cheesy, and crunchy: Kristina’s Spicy Snack Mix is the perfect small bite for game day or an afternoon pick-me-up.
This easy, delicious Zucchini Pasta with Mussels is a great way to enjoy summer-ripe squash and sustainable seafood any night of the week.
This Grilled Halloumi and Farro Salad combines salty, charred halloumi with toasted farro and a bright, savory lemon chimichurri vinaigrette.
This Lemon Rosemary Bread is a flavor duo made in heaven. This bread is perfect for a light dessert or with an afternoon tea.
This veggie udon noodle stir fry is loaded with fresh local produce and is nestled in a flavorful, umami-forward sauce.
Start your morning off right with these spicy and politely sweetened chai tea latte recipes, which are easy to make at home.
These sweet potato muffins are perfect for breakfast, as a side dish in place of corn bread or dinner rolls, or for your Thanksgiving table.
Make dinner magic with this easy 20-minute tortellini toss! This meal feels restaurant-quality and only takes a handful of minutes to make.
This grilled eggplant dip, also known as baba ghanoush, can stand in for hummus on your next veggie tray or with pita as a healthy appetizer.
Don’t throw away the tops of your beets! Beet greens are packed with vitamins, and make a lovely pesto for this grilled pizza dish.
Seasonal rhubarb is the star of these delicious sweet bars, which are perfect on a hike or as an accompaniment to your afternoon tea.
Learn more about garlic scapes and how you can incorporate them into your favorite recipes. Then try this Garlic Scape and Kale Pesto recipe!
Local fresh strawberries are in season! They are delicious when paired with freshly made yogurt, mint from the garden, and maple syrup.
Looking for an impressive dessert for an upcoming gathering? This chocolate and strawberry cake is a decadent treat for any special occasion.
Pasta e fagioli is a delicious aromatic soup or stew dish, which features savory tomatoes, carrots, garlic, spices, and marsala wine.
Inspired by an entrée I tried at a high-end department store café, this salmon niçoise salad is hearty, healthy, and delicious.
Healthy, colorful, and packed with nutrients, these zucchini boats are a fun addition to your weeknight meal rotation.
This vegan, gluten-free banana bread granola recipe is easy to make and is delicious on its own or as a topping for yogurt or ice cream.
This crispy, cheesy roasted cauliflower and carrots recipe, inspired by the popular Italian dish, is delicious as a side or as an entrée.
This delicious Wedding Soup with Meatballs is a wonderfully comforting meal when paired with a green salad and a fresh baguette.
Violets are one of our favorite spring flowers. These delicate flowers create a beautiful, delicious violet jam loaded with vitamin C.
It is astonishingly easy to make and bake this honey oat bread. The bread is delightful, with a little jam and a cup of tea.
This homemade yogurt is creamy, smooth, delicious, and straightforward to make, and it does not require a yogurt maker to create!
This Caribbean Chicken recipe has it all, salty, sweet, and a bit of heat! Serve with rice and black beans for a flavorful weeknight meal.
Hawaiian-style fried rice is the perfect combination of salty and sweet and is packed with veggies for a satisfying one-pot meal.
Enjoy this easy, earthy roasted beet salad as a healthy weeknight meal or a first course to a holiday gathering.
This creamy parmesan fusilli with grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and spinach is truly luscious! A perfect weekday meal.
Matar Paneer is a popular North Indian dish made with paneer (semi-soft cheese). We swap paneer with tofu for an easy vegan weeknight meal.
Tofu cutlets are so adaptable. Prepare them breaded, with marinara sauce and parmesan cheese, as a play on traditional chicken parmesan.
This sweetheart jam can elevate the classic PB&J sandwich or spread it atop homemade scones with crème fraîche.
This nutritious winter salad will delight the taste buds and offers a nutrient-rich, fresh-tasting, crunchy option for lunch or dinner.
This comforting, nutrient-rich vegan roasted veggie power bowl recipe is perfect for any season. Get creative and use any vegetables on hand.
The colder weather makes me yearn for delicious, warm, and comforting food like this hearty and savory vegetable stew.
Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Romesco Sauce checks all the boxes: warm, comforting, plant-powered, and delicious.
If you have any coffee lovers in your circle, this chocolate chip and coffee biscotti is a great go-to cookie for just about any activity.
These hermit cookies smell like a sweet childhood memory. While baking, the cookies infuse your home with spicy ginger aromas.
These oatmeal cookies are perfect for the holidays. Orange peel enhances the cookie with a wonderful citrus flavor that is not overpowering.
Fruit shrubs, a delicious vinegar-based syrup known as “drinking vinegars,” make attractive cocktails or mocktails for the holidays.
We love this pepper jam. It is so adaptable! Mix it with greek yogurt or sour cream and serve with chips or crackers as an appetizer.
This green bean salad is delicious as a side dish. It is healthy and fresh tasting and makes a nice addition to a holiday menu.
Sweet Corn Pancakes is now one of my favorite corn recipes, with or without my favorite local honey or maple syrup.
Salmon isn’t only a summer staple; it can be just as delicious in the cooler months! This recipe is savory and satisfying with a crunch!
This soup is velvety, creamy, and comforting! Cauliflower and white beans star in this full-flavored, addicting soup that is perfect for a weeknight meal.
The Honey Crisp apple is crisp, slightly tart, and sweet. It incorporates so well in the apple recipes we love including applesauce.
Looking for a delicious fall coffee cake, look no further. Apple Buckle pairs perfectly with morning coffee or an afternoon cup of tea.
Kick up the heat with this flavorful Indian-inspired Chana Marsala! Enjoy this vegan and gluten free dish on its own with toasted naan.
Zucchini Lasagna Parmesan is a delicious, satisfying cuisine served with a side salad and garlic bread. The perfect vegetarian dish.
Mediterranean Vegetable Stew. The flavors of garlic, tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, and peppers make this a wonderful delicious dish.
This recipe has been perfected as a seasonal treat that will quench the sweet and tart cravings. The perfect party platter addition.
These banana oat pancakes topped with fruit, and nuts, and drizzled with maple syrup are a great delicious way to start the day.
These no-bake energy bars are so delicious and easy to make. They make an excellent trail snack for the whole family.
Marinated Veggie Salad with Olives is an easy side dish to take to a picnic. It also looks great on a charcuterie board.
Crackers are so easy to make and they make a beautiful presentation on your charcuterie boards and pair nicely with homemade soup.
This asparagus soup recipe is delicious and warms the soul when springtime weather can be so finicky between rain, snow, wind, and sunshine.
This delicious egg roll in a bowl recipe is so good and is perfect when you are in the mood for something quick, delicious, and nutritious.
Enjoy fresh vegetables in pizza form. This easy assemble nutritious meal is perfect for an at-home date night. Interactive food is fun!
Nourish your body with our colorful and vitamin-rich breakfast wrap for dinner. This recipe is an easy way to enjoy your eggs after 5:00!
Fresh roasted beets combined with greens, goat cheese, walnuts, and vinaigrette, may just become one of your favorite salads.
This creamy roasted garlic butternut squash pasta is a flavorful, warm, and satisfying meal. Serve with a side salad.
Enjoy this warm and hearty butternut squash soup and grilled cheese sandwich for lunch or dinner. It is a comforting winter meal.
Now is a great time to experience warm and comforting, plant-based food. This Veggie Pot Pie is is good for you and the planet!
Perfect for lunch or dinner, this hearty chicken and vegetable soup recipe warms the soul on a winter’s day.
This family secret southern broccoli salad has the perfect combination of flavor and crunch to be the meal or complement to an entree.
This recipe for famous banana pudding is from the Magnolia Bakery cookbook. It’s a sweet and satisfying dessert.
It’s dessert and vegetables at the same time! This chocolate zucchini cake is moist and delicious and perfect for any occasion.
When you mix kale, apples, cranberries and walnuts together you get a surprisingly delicious, double-helping worthy salad.
This Cranberry Conserve contains raisins and nuts and is similar to a jam. There are so many flavors in this recipe to warm the palate.
Mediterranean Pinwheels are an easy-to-make and delicious appetizer. Serve them at home or take them to your next potluck party.
This spicy corn salad recipe is a perfect weeknight side dish. It is easy and adds just enough kick to enhance your meal.
These delicious crab cakes served along with a crisp salad and glass of white wine create a wonderful dinner.
Eggplant Parmesan is hearty and delicious. This vegetarian version uses cashew-based “cheese” to replace the typical ricotta cheese.
This Sicilian Caponata appetizer can be served hot as a vegetable side dish or cooled and served as a relish on a charcuterie tray.
It’s Fall! And what a wonderful time to enjoy fresh-picked apples! It just seemed like a perfect time for homemade apple pie.
This Minestrone soup recipe makes one of my favorite comfort soups. It is full of vitamins, nutrients, antioxidants, and tastes delicious.
Tomato Pasta Soup is the perfect recipe for a September evening. It is simple, light, and hearty at the same time.
This Dairy-free Vegan Chocolate Avocado Dip with Fruit is the perfect dish for summer picnics or your next potluck gathering. It is as nutritious as it is delicious.
Cold noodles can be the perfect recipe for a hot summer day. The secret ingredient for these noodles is cucumber. Served with a side salad it creates a tasty and satisfying meal for lunch or dinner.
The taste of water can inhibit our water intake. These infused water recipes will make drinking water more desirable especially during these hot months of summer.
Super satisfying one dish meal of fresh carrots, sugar snap peas and tarragon cooked into a delightful spring vegetable skillet.
This lovely dish embodies summer. The cool citrus flavor combined with the texture of the traditional ceviche makes this a winner in taste, good for you and the environment. On a hot day, this 10 minute recipe of the heart of palm ceviche is just what your taste buds crave.
I love this salad, especially this time of year when the arugula and herbs are fresh from the garden. It is a simple salad to put together and is enhanced by a lemon balsamic dressing and Parmesan. It is healthy and ready in minutes.
This is a dish you will crave! Take a lovely orange cauliflower and combine with orange sauce and rice! A combination of savory and sweet.
This recipe made with tomato, peas and feta makes a lovely lunch bursting with flavors! This is a recipe from Greenfeast Spring, Summer by Nigel Slater. We loved this lunch and it goes well with an iced tea, lemonade, or white wine. Serves 2Ingredients: For...
The earthy aroma and texture of these beautiful mushrooms, combined with herbs and cream (if designed) make wonderful side dish or main entrée.