8 Plant-Based Recipes The Whole Family Is Sure To Love

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Imagine a world where suddenly fruits and vegetables were vanishing off the plates of even the most finicky eaters in your family. And no, I'm not talking about sneaking spoonfuls of spinach and carrots to Fido when you turn your back. We're talking full-on clean plate club status, with your whole family devouring every bite of their healthy dinner. Sound like a fantasy land? Well, it doesn't have to be. Incorporating plant-based recipes into your family's regular meal rotation is an amazing way to get everyone excited about eating more fruits and veggies. All you need is a little help from the organic, plant-based nutrition experts at Amazing Grass. With their rolodex of delicious plant-based recipes the whole family is sure to love, the whole gang will be aboard the plant-based food train before they can even ask what's for dinner tonight.

To get you started, we found eight of the most nutritious, downright tasty plant-based recipes out there. I've tried them, and I'm a believer. And you can believe that as a mom of two boys under 4 years old, I don’t say that lightly; I was hard-pressed to find a single crumb at the end of mealtime, even from the smallest and fussiest in the bunch. Enjoy!

Chocolate Protein Pancakes

Amazing Grass

Need we say more? As your family gathers around for Sunday breakfast, you’ll feel good knowing they’re inhaling Amazing Grass Protein Superfood in the decadent Chocolate Peanut Butter flavor, with 20 grams of plant-based protein to fuel their fun-filled day. Seconds, please!

Vegan Spaghetti Bolognese

Jacqueline Meldrum, Tinned Tomatoes

You know what’s to love about this Italian classic from Tinned Tomatoes? Everything. It tastes just like its carnivorous counterpart, yet it is 100% plant-based. The depth of flavor comes from a delish combo of onion, garlic, carrots, and mushrooms — and did we mention it's super hearty and packed with fiber? You're welcome.

Chickpea And Rice Soup

Holly Yzquierdo, My Plant Based Family

Every family needs a killer soup for the soul recipe, and this chickpea version from My Plant Based Family fits the bill perfectly. It's a veggie-packed version of a classic chicken soup with veggie broth and chickpeas. Protein filled and gluten free, this soul-warming recipe is a definite make-again (and again).

The Perfect PB&J Sandwich Recipe

Amazing Grass

What kid doesn’t enjoy some good old-fashioned PB&J sandwiches? The perfect option for quick lunches and on-the-go families, this version packs an extra punch. It features Amazing Grass Berry Green Superfood — full of organic greens, fruits, and vegetables — to put a nutritious spin on a classic favorite.

Cashew Cheese And Basil Pizza

Bianca Cimini, The Friendly Fig

If you think pizza is pointless without “real” cheese, you obviously haven’t seen what the geniuses over at The Friendly Fig are whipping up. Cashew cheese tastes a whole lot like ricotta and is the perfect way to get your protein as you’re gobbling down some grade-A pizza.

Vegan Teriyaki Meatballs

Shannon, Yup It’s Vegan

These bad boys have got the texture and taste of meatballs, but they’re actually made with seitan — a meatless, high-protein food. They’re great alongside rice and veggies and can standalone as a tasty finger food. Get the full recipe over at Yep, It's Vegan.

Leprechaun Zucchini Muffins

Amazing Grass

Full of sweetness without the sugar, this vegan recipe is loaded with green goodness you can feel good about feeding your family. Shredded zucchini and Amazing Grass Original Green Superfood are the secret weapons here — chock full of probiotics, fruits, veggies, and cereal grasses to boost the immune system. Oh, and also, they taste incredible.

The Kind Shepherd’s Pie

Sophia Zergiotis, Love and Lentils

This plant-based shepherd’s pie from Love and Lentils is loaded with lentils to leave your family satisfied. It also includes onions, carrots, and zucchini, for an extra nutritious spin on an all-American favorite.

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