In the past few years, plant based diets have taken the spotlight in the culinary world, as they promote health and strengthen our immunity. What can be challenging about eating vegan meals is that some people find it quite boring. However, this is a challenge that you can easily overcome, just like i did
As a retired chef that has fully indulged into the culinary world and a quality enthusiast with a penchant for exploring all areas of flavors and plates in the kitchen , I’ve come to learn that vegan based meals can be quite tasty, exciting and fulfilling to eat.
In this article, I’ll share with you the importance of adding plant based meals to your diet and also give you some of the most mouthwatering recipes that I love and you can try yourself.
Let’s start by answering the question,why eat plant based?
- Reduces the inflammation in your body
- Increases your nutrition intake
- Have a healthier heart
- Improves your insulin sensitivity, which lowers risk of having diabetes.
- Reduces risk of getting cancer.
Mouthwatering vegan delights:
Here are some of my personal statement vegan dishes that became a regular in my weekly menu, which I bet will be your favorite too.
1. Make your own buddha bowl:
Combine any option of each ingredient:
A cooked vegetable, a raw vegetable, some leafy greens, a legume, grains, a pickled vegetable and finally your favorite sauce.
2. The famous veggie burger:
Ground these ingredients all together:
- Sauteed mushrooms
- Balsamic vinegar,tamari, and mirin
- Paprika powder and sriracha
- Chopped garlic and shallots
- Crushed walnuts
- Panko bread crumbs brown rice and flaxseed.
Then simply pat them into a burger patty to grill
3. Lemon radish salad
Toss these ingredients together:
- Radishes and navy beans
- Green pesto
- Pine nuts and capers
- Parmesan cheese
- Lemon and vinegar dressing
So, as we conclude, let’s marvel at the endless flavors vegan dishes can bring to our taste buds.Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or trying out plant-based dishes for the first time, I am positive you’ll find recipes to enjoy implementing in your diet. I believe if you try one of my 3 plant based pleasures, you wont regret it.