We don’t often play favorites, but the Mediterranean diet is definitely a way of eating we can get behind. If you’re thinking of giving it a try, you’ll want to load up on veggies — and stock your pantry with these Mediterranean diet essentials.
Lentils are the littlest member of the legume family. Even if they’re small, they’re mighty, rocking many health benefits. Just 1 cup contains 18 grams protein, 15 grams fiber, and an array of minerals, particularly iron and folate.
The last—and we mean last—thing you need after tackling your to-do list and making dinner on a typical weekday is a sink full of dishes. We’re right there with you. So we gathered up some favorite easy vegetarian dinners you can make in one vessel, be it baking sheet, skillet, pot, what have you, so you can eat, clean up and get busy relaxing for the rest of the night.
Why plant proteins rock, which are the best and how to get the most from them. Plant-based proteins can be a great way to eat a variety of nutrients, plus they typically cook faster, making weeknight dinners easy.