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Having trouble thinking of what to cook tomorrow? We’re here to help with a simple vegetarian meal plan that includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Indulge with fluffy pancakes, a quick soup, a delectable mushroom risotto, and tasty peanut butter fudge brownies.
Each recipe is adapted from Root & Nourish: An Herbal Cookbook for Women’s Wellness by Abbey Rodriguez and Jennifer Kurdyla. The book offers an herbal guide to holistic health, with every meal helping with a certain area of wellness. For instance, the pancakes—delicious in their own right—are designed to support mental health, while the soup, risotto, and fudge support female reproductive and hormonal health. Use these recipes as a part of your self-care ritual, while simultaneously nurturing both your body and mind.
Start your morning off right with naturally sweet pancakes. This recipe includes natural superfoods such as vanilla, which acts as a powerful mood booster.
Ground yourself with a nutritious beet soup. Packed with flavor loaded with vitamins and minerals, it supports your immune system and new blood regeneration (which is particularly helpful after menstruation).
Try a savory take on a classic comfort food. Loaded with adaptogens, it’s sure to support your immune system.
Eating fudge doesn’t have to feel like a cheat meal. The licorice root inside these squares acts as an antioxidant while providing a sweet flavor.
Adapted from ROOT & NOURISH: An Herbal Cookbook for Women’s Wellness by Abbey Rodriguez and Jennifer Kurdyla. Copyright © 2021 Simon & Schuster, Inc. Reprinted by permission of Tiller Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.