Eating low impact recipes is great for your health and for the Earth. We want to help you get started on your conscious eating journey, so we’ve rounded up 15 great low impact recipes that you can make during, or after, Earth month. All you have to do is make three a week to try them all, and change your life for the better!
5 Salad recipes
I love avocado and quinoa, so this is the salad of my dreams. The recipe is easy to make and can be served as is or with some baked tofu. Conscious eating never tasted this good.
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Slaw recipes make perfect dishes for summer dinner parties. This vegan dish is perfect for those with a limited diet.
Spring greens are perfect to munch on at lunch or dinner. And this salad's lemon vinaigrette makes this dish's flavor bright.
Have you ever had raw Swiss Chard? If not, make this recipe ASAP. The almonds, feta, and cranberries add great flavor, too.
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Any of these spring pea salad recipes would make a great side dish at a graduation party, or late spring BBQ.
5 Vegetarian recipes
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This vegetarian sandwich is incredibly filling. It’s the perfect dish to make on a busy Tuesday night.
There is little more I love than stuffed grape leaves. This recipe is perfect served as an appetizer, or as a main course.
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Taco salad is a great go-to recipe for busy weeknights, or a lazy Saturday afternoon.
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OK. We know there are four recipes listed in this article, but who doesn't like to have multiple vegetarian pizza recipes?
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Now that you've had some raw chard, go ahead and stuff some chard for a great meal, or appetizer.
5 Vegan recipes
Everyone needs a killer burger recipe to serve at summer BBQs, and this recipe is a great choice.
Whoever said that vegans don’t enjoy eating a nice, meaty meal doesn’t know vegans. Prepare this “Three Steak” Cauliflower dish at your next dinner party to satisfy any vegan’s hearty cravings.
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Make this once and it will surely become a picnic staple come summer.
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This dessert is light and fluffy. And the cashew cream is to die for.
This is another great dessert recipe -- it's great for rum lovers.
If you want to try more of our recipes, check out the Recipes section of Organic Authority’s website for hundreds of recipe ideas.
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