Broccoli and Raisin Salad

Broccoli salads are popular sides at cookouts and picnics and are usually full of mayo and bacon. This lighter version is a snap to make, and still creamy thanks to yogurt. Raw broccoli may seem tough to eat, but the yogurt dressing makes it tender as it rests in the fridge.

Lentil Gumbo

This vegan gumbo is an excellent source of fiber.

Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

Sweet potatoes and carrots are both high in the antioxidant vitamin A. This simple soup is perfect for a chilly day.

Sweet and Sour Cauliflower

Cauliflower’s mild flavor makes it the perfect vehicle for seasonings and sauces. The sweet in this recipe is from a little sugar and dried fruit, while the sour comes from lemon and vinegar. Try this as a side dish or a topping for grain bowls or salads!

Spinach Power Salad with Mandarin Vinaigrette

Spinach is a good source of folate, an important nutrient your body needs for cell health. It is an excellent source of vitamin A (good for eyes and immune system) and vitamin K (good for bones and blood).