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One-Dish Wonders!

Vegan endurance athlete Rich Roll and his wife, chef Julie Piatt, show us how to pack all the nutrition we need into one bowl in their new book, The Plantpower Way.

Photo Credit: Maclay Heriot

One-bowl meals are a great way to add variety to your diet and get creative with what’s on hand. Primarily macrobiotic meals are a staple in our household. They keep our teenage boys fueled and happy. They are made up of four base ingredients—usually legumes, grain, greens, and a whole food like yams or avocado—plus a sauce. Most can be prepped ahead of time and assembled in minutes, making them perfect for lunch. Using sprouted beans raises the nutritional content. We love using fresh probiotic kraut as a garnish to these hearty, well-balanced, delicious meals.

Cooking for the whole family? Try our other favorite one-dish recipes:

Excerpted from The Plantpower Way: Whole Food Vegan Recipes and Guidance for the Whole Family, by Rich Roll and Julie Piatt. Earth Aware, 2014. Reprinted with permission.