Kale, Arugula, and Farro Salad
This simple salad is creamy, crunchy, and packed with flavor. Kale gives this salad hearty bulk while the arugula provides a light peppery flavor to the background.
Farro, Bean, and Roasted Vegetable Salad
If you have never tried farro, this is a great way to start. Farro gives this salad a wonderful texture.
Power Pancakes and Waffles
These protein-packed pancakes or waffles are great for meal prep. You can easily double or triple the recipe to have a quick breakfast anytime.
Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats
This classic combination of peanut butter and banana makes a tasty and filling breakfast, snack, or dessert.
Chocolate Overnight Oats
These Chocolate Overnight Oats have a rich and creamy chocolate flavor. Enjoy them as an afternoon snack or evening dessert.
Berry Overnight Oats
Overnight oats are a great way to meal prep ahead of time. They are an excellent source of whole grains, fiber, and protein to help keep you satisfied.
Enjoy this classic dish from Naples, Italy that is simple and delicious with the perfect amount of spice for you!
Whole Grain, Chickpea, and Black Bean Salad
This salad is actually a main dish with whole grain, vegetables, beans, and nuts. It keeps for several days and actually is better after a day or so. Exact proportions are not critical so don’t worry if you have more tomatoes or less cucumber.
Quick Burrito Bowl
Burrito bowls have become a staple for many people – they are quick, tasty, and versatile. Use whatever leftovers, frozen, or fresh ingredients you have laying around.
Quinoa Strawberry Salad
Quinoa is a popular whole grain thanks to its quick cooking time, high protein content, and nutty taste. The quinoa really soaks up the dressing in this recipe.
Egg in a Hole
A classic favorite that is easy to make and delicious. These one-eyed jacks are cooked in olive oil, giving them a savory taste that is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Serve with your favorite fruits for a delectable meal you and your family will love.
Simple Stovetop Popcorn
Making fresh popcorn on your stovetop is delicious and surprisingly simple! All you need is a large pan or pot with a lid and some popcorn kernels. Homemade popcorn makes a great snack and can be made in advance to have on hand for later.
Whole Wheat Pasta with Pesto and Vegetables
This pasta is a great way to incorporate a variety of vegetables into one quick and simple meal that your friends and family will love.
Whole Wheat Couscous Salad
This dish is a real crowd pleaser. The nutty couscous pairs well with the sweet dried fruits. It makes a great side dish.
Spicy Garlic Rice
This recipe is a great way to use leftover rice. The long-grain brown basmati rice can be substituted with regular brown rice. Garnish with cilantro or scallions for extra flavor.
Simple Stir Fry
Everyone should have a go-to stir fry recipe. This is a basic recipe that you can vary based on availability of seasonal vegetables. The fresh grated ginger gives it a wonderful Asian flavor.
Peanut Butter and Apple Slices Sandwich
Is peanut butter and jelly a staple at your house? Try this simple twist on an old favorite to ditch the extra sugar, boost the crunch factor, and amp up the nutritional benefits.
Olive Oil Toast
Is there anything better than toasted bread? Toast in the morning, toast at dinner, toast most anytime. How do you get your toast fix and still stay true to the Med way? Here is a simple two-step process for having your toast and eating smart.
Curry Quinoa Salad
This is a great side dish or can be a main dish if added to a large vegetable salad.
Brown Rice Salad
This is an example of a recipe that can be made literally hundreds of ways. Add one or two vegetables, one or two fruits, a grain, a bean, and dress with citrus vinaigrette. This recipe uses avocado and orange. You could use cucumber, tomato, onion, or shredded squash – really any vegetable. For the fruit component, any citrus, mango, or pineapple works well. Choose any whole grain and any canned bean. This is a great way to use up leftover grains from other meals. This can be a side dish or served on top of a mixed green salad.