Plant Powered Meals

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The winter season is not known for an abundance of product but the ingredients that are available are as nutrient dense as their summer counterparts so you can feel good about creating a plant-powered plate. Here is a roundup of in-season vegetable side dishes and main meals that taste great and do your body good!

Wheat Berry Salad with Butternut Squash and Warm Vinaigrette – Caroline Kaufman

Butternut Squash with Leeks and Baby Spinach – Danielle Omar

Freekah, Sweet Potato + Spinach Bowl – Cupcakes and Kale

Miso Carrot and Quinoa One-Pot Meal – Madeleine Shaw

Winter Vegetable Curry – Katie Cavuto

Acorn Squash with Curried Lentils – Kara Lydon

Wild Rice, Pear and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Walnuts – Sally Kuzemchak

Kale, Persimmon and Pecan Salad – Dixya Bhattarai


By: Katie Cavuto, RD

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