Toss together chickpeas, diced cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and red onion. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice, and season with herbs like basil or parsley.
A hearty bowl of lentil soup can be both satisfying and low in calories. Add vegetables like carrots, celery, and spinach for extra nutrients.
Combine cooked quinoa with roasted vegetables like sweet potato, broccoli, and bell peppers. Top with a tahini or avocado dressing for healthy fats.
Swap out regular rice for cauliflower rice and stir-fry it with a variety of vegetables. Add tofu or tempeh for protein.
Top whole-grain toast with mashed avocado and a sprinkle of nutritional yeast or chia seeds. Add sliced tomatoes or cucumber for extra freshness.
Make your own sushi rolls with brown rice, avocado, cucumber, and other veggies of your choice. Serve with low-sodium soy sauce and wasabi.
Replace regular pasta with zucchini noodles and top with a homemade tomato sauce. Add some plant-based meatballs made from lentils or chickpeas.
Fill bell peppers with a mixture of black beans, corn, and brown rice. Bake until the peppers are tender and top with salsa or guacamole.
Combine baby spinach with mixed berries, walnuts, and a light vinaigrette. The berries add natural sweetness, and the walnuts provide healthy fats.
Make or buy baked falafel and wrap it in a whole-grain tortilla with lettuce, tomato, and a drizzle of tahini.