When you think of Oregano, you probably think of your favorite Italian food dishes. While oregano makes a tasty flavor addition to all kinds of recipes, it is also linked with many health benefits. It can also be used fresh, dried, or as an oil, which makes it easy to incorporate into your diet!
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1. Harissa Butter Grilled Cauliflower Steaks
The main flavor for these Harissa Butter Grilled Cauliflower Steaks by Megan Calipari is-you guessed it- harissa. Harissa is a North African hot chili paste. It has other spices and garlic in it as well making it really flavorful. So, it’s the perfect thing to add flavor to cauliflower steaks- which need a LOT of seasoning.
2. Potato Oregano Rolls
Source: Potato Oregano Rolls
3. Vegetable Au Gratin Casserole With Oregano-Bean Puree
In this Vegetable Au Gratin Casserole With Oregano-Bean Puree recipe by Zsu Dever, soft russet potatoes and butternut squash are layered with a creamy, herbed bechamel sauce and topped with crusty whole grain bread before baking in the oven until hot and bubbly. After dinner, turn the leftovers into oregano and bean purée, perfect for spreading on toasted bread for sandwiches and wraps. This rich, comforting meal is perfect for warming you up in cold weather.
4. Paprika and Oregano Polenta Fries
5. Mushroom Rice Stuffed Peppers with Tahini-Yogurt Sauce
These Vegan Mushroom Rice Stuffed Peppers with Tahini-Yogurt Sauce by Teri Macovei make an utterly delicious savory meal, perfectly suitable for a festive occasion or a simple, satisfying family meal. The additional chilled Tahini-Yogurt sauce and the tomato base are elevating the flavors of this fantastic plant-based dish.
6. Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili
Loaded with lentils, kidney beans, and chickpeas, this Hearty High-Protein Lentil, Kidney Bean, and Chickpea Chili by Logan Dunn & Lexus Osman is low in fat while being very high in pure plant-based protein! This will help to keep you fuller longer and less inclined to grab at that bag of potato chips later on in the evening.
7. Baked Pasta With Broccoli
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Pasta with broccoli and veggies, a plate full of flavor that will impress your guests! This Baked Pasta With Broccoli recipe by Lenia Patsi is packed with flavor from the oregano, garlic, onion, and nutritional yeast!
8. Mixed Herb Lentil and Wild Rice Soup
A delicious warming and flavorsome chunky Mixed Herb Lentil and Wild Rice soup by Taryn Fitz-Gerald, this dish definitely fills the spot. With sweet potato, carrots, celery, cherry tomatoes, and mixed beans, this soup is filled with wholesome nutritional goodness! Adjust the spiciness level to your liking!
9. Pizza Hummus
Source: Pizza Hummus
Saturated with umami flavor, this pizza hummus by Hannah Kaminsky is like a roasted tomato puree, voluptuous “cheese” sauce, and the creamiest hummus possible all wrapped up in one spreadable, dippable package. Just a touch of red pepper flakes lend a faint, piquant bite, exactly the way a good slice ought to. The only thing missing is perhaps a paper-thin, crunchy crust, but just stock up on your favorite crackers, and it’s a done deal.
10. The Natural Antibiotic Juice
Source: The Natural Antibiotic Juice
When it comes to nutrition there is no better way to fortify yourself with vitamins, minerals, and other health-supporting nutrients than by drinking fresh juice made with healing herbs, vegetables, and fruits. You’re not completely at the mercy of an infection when it hits you. There are many foods, spices and medicinal herbs that have been shown to reduce the incidence, severity, and duration of these infections. This Natural Antibiotic Juice by Nikki and Zuzana is a wonderful way to support your immune system and fight off any nasty bugs you may have come into contact with.
11. Green Lentil Sloppy Joe’s
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Sink your teeth into something that everyone will love. These veganized Green Lentil sloppy joe’s by Melissa Tedesco are packed with protein-rich lentils and hearty vegetables to give them a satisfying kick!
12. Mexican Potatoes
Source: Mexican Potatoes
These Mexican potatoes by Mireille Aikman are done in no time and tasty as well. What more can you wish for? Oh, and they look so good. Want to learn how you can make these Mexican potatoes? Let’s get started!
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
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