Vegetarian Recipes- 5 Ingredients or Less!

If you’re in need of some quick vegetarian meals and the pantry is a little bare, these recipes are for you! With just five ingredients or less, these meals and side dishes are perfect for the healthy minimalist.

2-Bean Salad
1 can of black beans, no salt added
1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), no salt added
2 small red bell peppers, cut into bite-sized pieces
1/2 red onion, diced
1 C salsa

Directions
Mix all ingredients together and stir until well mixed

Tip: Rather than serving alone, you can also serve over a bed of greens or use organic corn tortillas for easy tacos

Mexican Quinoa Salad

1/4 C cooked quinoa
1/4 C cooked black beans
5 cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 of a small avocado, diced
3 Tbsp salsa

Directions
Mix all ingredients together and stir until well mixed

Quinoa and Kale with Butternut Squash
2 C of curly kale packed tight
1/2 C cooked quinoa
1 C cubed and peeled butternut squash (you can also use a sweet potato)
1 Tbsp pecans, chopped
Cinnamon
Directions
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
Sprinkle cinnamon on squash to your preference
Roast squash for 35 minutes, flip over half way to make sure all sides are well roasted
Steam kale and place in bowl
Add quinoa, squash and pecans
Stir until mixed well
Maple Roasted Carrots

1 lb carrots, cut into circles 1/2 inch thick
3 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
3 Tbsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp sea salt
Directions
Preheat oven to 400
Mix coconut oil and maple syrup in small bowl
Put carrots on baking sheet and pour mixture over
Mix to coat the carrots well
Sprinkle sea salt on top
Bake for 10 minutes, flip and bake 10 more
Easy Chickpea Bowl
1 can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans), no salt added
1/2 cucumber, diced
5 cherry tomatoes, halved
1 C of spinach packed tight, sliced into thin strips
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Directions
Pour chickpeas cucumber and tomatoes into large bowl
Add olive oil and stir to coat
Toss in spinach and stir once more

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