Amazing Grains

Whole grains—such as brown rice, barley, millet, oats, quinoa, and wheat berries—serve as the hearty centerpiece in these nourishing recipes. Featuring rice-based casseroles, Instant Pot pilafs, creamy risottos, Buddha bowls, and more, these satisfying vegan recipes use grains as a vehicle for soaking up all kinds of rich flavors. Grains are easy to batch-cook: Make a big pot of grains to use in several different recipes throughout the week.

Rice Bowls with Kidney Beans, Spinach, and Mixed Veggies

This complete meal in a bowl requires very little cooking and has a lot of textures and flavors. Use any beans, grains,…

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Polenta Pizza Pie

This polenta-based “pizza pie” is a fresh, delicious mash-up of a casserole and a pizza. It’s a fun take on a classic party dish….

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Easy Turmeric Eggplant Curry

Eggplants shine like the superstars they are in this really simple dish. Great for those new to curries, this foolproof recipe couldn’t…

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Quinoa Primavera

This colorful quinoa will make you say quin-wow! Jam-packed with loads of yummy veggies, this dish makes a one-pot meal that packs…

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10 Cozy Curry Dishes From Around the World

Packed full of flavor, curry dishes are some of the most satisfying and comforting meals you can make. And did you know the word…

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Costa Rican Rice and Beans (Gallo Pinto)

Rice and beans is a combination found all over the world, but it’s not just for lunch and dinner. This dish, which…

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Caribbean Rice

The combination of butternut squash, curry spices, brown and wild rice, and chard gives this dish a unique taste and lots of…

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Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding

My mom used to serve a version of this for breakfast—cooked with milk, sugar, and a hint of cinnamon. It is still…

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Roasted Stuffed Winter Squash

Winter squashes, such as acorn and butternut, can be tricky to work with because their tough skin is hard to peel. Preparing…

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No-Fry Fried Rice

Yum! I love this oil-free, vegan, fried rice dish. Top with cilantro and fresh chile and you are good to go! Sometimes…

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Jabba the Hutt Shepherd’s Pie

This delicious vegan shepherd’s pie is going to leave you in awe! And if you’re a Star Wars fan or live with…

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

This acorn squash recipe is no fuss, no oil, and 100 percent delicious. Chef’s Note: This stuffed recipe makes enough filling for…

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