10 Whole-Food, Plant-Based Recipes We Love!

It’s time for another round-up of One Green Planet Whole-Foods, Plant-Based (WFPB) meals for you to create and devour.  If you are not in the know, or you need a reminder, a person following a WFPB diet puts emphasis on whole foods, such as legumes, ancient grains, fruit, vegetables, nuts, and seeds while eliminating refined sugar, processed oil, and white flour.

If processed foods are entered into the diet at all, it is usually only minimally processed foods with 5 or less ingredients.  That is to say, it doesn’t have to be an outright ban on processed foods if you are not ready.  The idea is to be a little more intentional about your food quality, to think about what you are putting into your body, and to have an awareness about where your food is coming from.

Check out these WFPB recipes for a little guidance and inspiration on

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12 Delicious Plant-Based Recipes That Only Use 5-Ingredients!

Running low on ingredients? Don’t feel like getting a bunch of groceries? Not in the mood to make a complicated dish? These recipes are perfect for you! They only require 5 ingredients but are still super tasty! Give them a try! These five-ingredient vegan recipes are perfect for lazy days and busy nights!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. 5-Ingredient Lime and Coconut Syllabub

Source: 5-Ingredient Lime and Coconut Syllabub

You have to try this Lime and Coconut Syllabub by 15 Minute Vegan: Fast, Modern Vegan Cooking! A syllabub is a sweet and simple, frothy English dessert typically made with whipped cream, wine or sherry, sweetener, and lemon juice. This simple vegan five-ingredient syllabub is just rich and creamy as the original with a hint of zesty lime.

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Weekly Meal Plan: Budget-Friendly Plant-based Recipes for Athletes!

Are you an athlete on a budget? Getting in your daily nutrients doesn’t have to break the bank, so here’s a meal plan to give you some ideas. Spring has sprung, the flowers are in full bloom, and you might have the opportunity to exercise outside. You can run through the parks, do a group exercise class outdoors, or even stretch outside. If you’re looking to get all the necessary protein, veggies, and healthy fats though out your day without breaking the bank? This meal plan is for you! Each day includes the usual breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, but also has a snack that would make a great workout snack. Of course, make sure you’re getting the correct amount of food for your body, so use this meal plan as a guide to get some meal inspiration!

If you’re looking for even more recipes for athletes, check out these

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15 Plant-Based Recipes That Are Delightful Additions to Any Picnic!

The weather is warming up and you know what that means: picnic season! There’s something so special about sharing delicious food and enjoying the company of friends on a blanket outdoors. We’ve all been cooped up the past few months, so we’ve got to take advantage of every bit of sunshine that we can!

When planning a picnic, it’s easy to get stuck with the same few foods: hummus, chips and guac, cookies – you get the gist. But it doesn’t have to be this way! We’ve found the most delicious vegan foods that would be perfect for a picnic. Choose a few to make and bring along or send the list out to your friends for a totally curated experience.

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. Deviled

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