5 Healthy Recipe Inspirations this Summer
Changing to a plant-based diet takes effort, and time and is definitely not an easy task. Here are some healthy recipe inspirations that can get you started. Whether it is for your next work-from-home day, a picnic, or a weeknight dinner, find the recipe that you normally enjoy and give it a try.
1. The Simple Veganista
Instagram | @thesimpleveganista
Best for | Healthy Vegan Recipes for Breakfast, Drinks, Dinner, and Dessert
Recipes | https://simple-veganista.com/
Cookbook | The Simple Veganista: The Archives Volume 1 (Ebook)
The Simple Veganista shares approachable vegan recipes that are deliciously healthy and easy to make with whole food plant-based ingredients. Whether you’re new to vegan cuisine or just looking for inspiration, here you’ll find a variety of simple plant-based recipes with everyday ingredients that are easy to find.
2. The Korean Vegan
Instagram | @thekoreanvegan
Best for |Traditional and reimagined vegan Korean recipes
Recipes | Tiktok
Difficulty | Moderate
Cookbook | The Korean Vegan Cookbook: Reflections and Recipes from Omma’s Kitchen (link), Free E-book version (link)
Joanne Molinaro, also known as The Korean Vegan, shares plant-based recipes with moving narrative snapshots of the food that shaped her family history. Find her inspiring stories and recipes on social media platforms and also plan your meals using The Korean Vegan Meal Planner app.
3. My New Roots
Instagram | @mynewroots
Best for | Plant-rich recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Main Dish, Salad, and Raw Food
Recipes | https://www.mynewroots.org/site/recipes/
Difficulty | Easy, Moderate
Cookbook | ‘My New Roots’, ‘Naturally Nourished’ (link)
Sarah Britton started My New Roots in 2007 to share the edible inspirations from her playtime in the kitchen and deep love for whole foods. As a holistic nutritionist, she helps people return to a state of healthy balance and well-being and shares her plant-based recipes through blogging, cookbooks, and cooking classes.
4. Minimalist Baker
Instagram | @minimalistbaker
Best for | Healthy and simple recipes that require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl, or 30 minutes or less to prepare
Recipes | https://minimalistbaker.com/recipe-index/
Difficulty | Easy
Cookbook | Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking (link) Free Recipe E-Book version (link)
Minimalist Baker shares simple recipes that fall into at least one of three simple categories: 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl, or 30 minutes or less to prepare. They share recipes for various dietary preferences, tastes, and needs - many of them being plant-based or gluten-free - including desserts, breakfasts, entrées, sides, snacks, and more.
5. Grown and Gather by Matt + Lentil
Instagram | @grownandgathered
Best for | Seasonal and traditional recipes
Recipe | https://www.grownandgathered.com.au/blog
Difficulty | Moderate
Cookbook | ‘Grown & Gathered’ and ‘The Village (link)
Matt and Lentil spend their time creating, learning, writing poetry winemaking, and experiencing all they can in the world of natural food and life. They document and share their life of growing, cooking, preserving, and living well and are currently working on their certified organic, wild fermented, and vegan wine project, Minimum Wines.
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