Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

mbg Contributor By Leah Vanderveldt
mbg Contributor
Leah Vanderveldt is an author living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her bachelor’s in communications and media from Fordham University, and is certified in culinary nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is the author of two cookbooks: The New Nourishing and The New Porridge.

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.

Photo courtesy of the author

1. Chickpea Masala

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

A veganized version of the Indian takeout favorite Chicken Tikka Masala.

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2. Creamy Polenta Bowl With Greens + Roasted Tomatoes

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

Creamy polenta makes a simple and comforting base for any vegetables you'd like.

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3. Vegetable-Packed Red Thai Curry

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

Thai spices and coconut milk make a fragrant broth that's bursting with flavor.

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4. White Bean + Farro Pesto Bowl

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

Lunch will be a no-brainer all week with this easy make-ahead salad.

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5. Vegetable Chili

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

A simple chili filled with quick-cooking vegetables. Don't forget the guac!

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6. Tomato Shakshuka

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

Eggs poached in a rich tomato sauce make a simple and seriously satisfying dinner.

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7. Broth-Poached Black Sesame Salmon + Bok Choy

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

So easy and full of goodness.

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8. Smoky Mushroom Tacos

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

Smoky spiced mushrooms are the quickest and tastiest taco filling.

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9. Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

We'll be cooking cauliflower like this for the next few months, thank you very much.

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10. Zoodles With White Bean, Olive + Tomato Sauce

Eat Healthy All Week With These 15-Minute Meals!

Briny olives and capers brighten up this tomato-based sauce.

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