New American Plate Challenge

Week 10

Moroccan Chickpea Sorghum Bowl

There’s nothing quite like a meal bowl, filled with the goodness of whole grains, pulses, and roasted vegetables. The flavors of Morocco—spice, lemons, and olives—shine through in this easy, nutritious bowl. It’s perfect for meal prep—prepare this vegan, gluten-free recipe and pack it up for several healthy meals all week long. Or serve it for your next family meal as a one-dish wonder.

Recipe adapted from Sharon Palmer, Plant-Powered Dietitian

Acai Hot Cereal Bowl

Start your morning with multigrain hot cereal featuring fruit, seeds and a smooth dollop of creamy yogurt.

Green Goodness Power Bowl

There is nothing better than a warm, comforting bowl of nutritious and delicious flavors after a long day. And with the green Spring bounty growing up in abundance right now, the best meals are simple ones that balance flavor, nutrition, and comfort in a few quick steps. This power bowl has it all, filling carbs, rich protein, hearty fats, loads of greens, and a sauce to put it over the top.

Peach and Basil Salad with Fresh Mozzarella

Our delicious salad marries juicy, sweet peaches and aromatic basil with slightly briny, velvety fresh mozzarella. This quick to fix, simple salad has an enticing bouquet – peaches are related to roses after all – and lots of vitamin C, beta-carotene, calcium and fiber.

Breakfast Energy Drink

This nutritious breakfast smoothie combines leafy super greens, kale and spinach, with seasonal fruits, nuts and seeds for a cancer-fighting kick-start to your morning.  The best thing about this recipe is the fact that it will work with what you have in your pantry.

Bok Choy with Portabello and Tofu

Flavorful Asian-style ingredients pull this recipe together to make a classic vegetarian dish.  Tofu offers the majority of the bioavailable calcium from this dish.  Miso, ginger, garlic and soy sauce offer bold flavor that many taste buds love.

Asian Cabbage and Shiitake Mushroom Soup

What a delicious spin on a traditional cabbage soup often touted for weight loss.  Cabbage, most specifically napa or Chinese cabbage variety, offers a healthy amount of calcium.  Make a big, steamy pot of soup over the weekend for some quick lunches or a dinner compliment during the week.

Chilaquiles with Beans and Corn

This healthy meatless version of a tortilla casserole includes fiber-rich pinto beans, spinach and corn, baked to perfection. Beans and cheese offer bone-building calcium.  Eliminating the fat and mess of frying, this recipe allows the tortillas to soak up the sauce, making a dish that is pure comfort food.

Vegetable Stuffed Turkey Loaf

Love comfort food? Consider this healthy spin on a classic dish.  Substituted with ground turkey, added vegetables, and tart berry jelly combined together to make a delicious meatloaf.