9 Plant-Based Recipes You ll Crave

Grilled Cauliflower Wedges

This side dish is very simple to make, but it tastes great and looks like it came from a five-star restaurant. While the cauliflower is cooking on the grill, it stays crisp. The red pepper flakes give it a little kick.

Roasted Pumpkin and Brussels Sprouts

While I was in Taiwan, I had the chance to try a unique veggie meal that had fresh pumpkin in it. It made me want to roast Brussels sprouts with pumpkin.

Black Bean-Tomato Chili

My daughter Kayla called me to tell me about a black bean soup she saw on a cooking show. It looked so good. We changed our own recipe a few times before we came up with this simple winner.

Roasted Balsamic Red Potatoes

I was interested when I found a potato dish that called for vinegar. I didn't have all the items on hand, so I had to make do with Italian spice and balsamic vinegar. It was wonderful!

Easy Homemade Chunky Applesauce

Let me introduce you to a reassuring and home-style dessert that never ceases to be appealing. While you wait for the smiles to appear, serve out large bowlfuls.

Mushroom & Broccoli Soup

One of my girls won't eat meat, and the other has trouble getting enough grain. Giving them what they need in a dish they love is easy with this recipe. Up until I have about two small bags full.

Avocado Fruit Salad with Tangerine Vinaigrette

A refreshing salad with avocado, berries, and mint is something I create for us to enjoy on those long summer days when we simply want to rest. The dressing made with tangerine is a welcome departure from the norm.

General Tso's Cauliflower

They are deep-fried until they are golden and crispy, and then they are covered in a sauce that has just the right amount of heat. Instead of chicken, General Tso's broccoli is a fun dish to try.

Roasted Curried Chickpeas and Cauliflower

For an easy dinner that will warm you up, roast potatoes, cauliflower, and beans when you don't have much time to cook. You may add chicken or tofu to the sheet pan if you wish. It's a full meal on its own.