The most affordable way to eat heathy is to cook for yourself. In an ideal world, cooking for yourself would be effortless and simple — but that's not always the case.
The recipes below will help you eat more great-for-you vegetables and whole foods while spending less time in the kitchen.
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1. Chickpea Masala
A veganized version of the Indian takeout favorite Chicken Tikka Masala.
2. Creamy Polenta Bowl With Greens + Roasted Tomatoes
Creamy polenta makes a simple and comforting base for any vegetables you'd like.
3. Vegetable-Packed Red Thai Curry
Thai spices and coconut milk make a fragrant broth that's bursting with flavor.
4. White Bean + Farro Pesto Bowl
Lunch will be a no-brainer all week with this easy make-ahead salad.
5. Vegetable Chili
A simple chili filled with quick-cooking vegetables. Don't forget the guac!
6. Tomato Shakshuka
Eggs poached in a rich tomato sauce make a simple and seriously satisfying dinner.
7. Broth-Poached Black Sesame Salmon + Bok Choy
So easy and full of goodness.
8. Smoky Mushroom Tacos
Smoky spiced mushrooms are the quickest and tastiest taco filling.
9. Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry
We'll be cooking cauliflower like this for the next few months, thank you very much.