Every LeafSide meal provides on average 10 or more serving units from Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen food groups — the highest standard in evidence-based WFPB (whole food plant-based) nutrition. Just add water to enjoy all the benefits, without the work.
Creamy Forest Mushroom Savory-Bowl
Looking for a satisfying savory meal packed with rich mushroom flavor? 😋 Dive into this wholesome bowl smothered in silky cashew sauce and loaded with not one but two delectable varieties of mushrooms! 🍄 A bright splash of lemon balances earthy undertones from fennel, rosemary, and turmeric, while kale and spinach pump up the nutrition. Quinoa, lentils, and “nooch” (nutritional yeast) round out every flavorful and fulfilling spoonful with hearty texture, and extra yummy umami. 🍲
- With 29 grams of healthy plant protein and an abundance of B vitamins to support energy production, this mushroom medley is ready to power your day! Just one bowl gives you 19 grams of fiber (over half the RDA) to win your gut-health game. 🌾
- Beta-glucan from whole grain oats regulates your immune system and carries cholesterol out of your body. 💗 Protein-packed lentils add resistant starch and oligosaccharides to the mix to keep blood sugar in check and promote a healthy, diverse microbiome. 🦠
- Premium porcini mushrooms, prized for their deep flavor, deliver high doses of ergothioneine, an antioxidant that’s so important, your body has a specific protein that carries it where it’s needed most (e.g. your eyes) to protect your cells from damage. 🍄💪🏻
- Cashews deliver heart-healthy magnesium and unsaturated fats in layers of creamy sauce. 🤤 Your skin, joints, and bones get an extra boost from copper, an important mineral that helps maintain collagen. 🦴
- Sunflower, flax, and hemp seeds team up to deliver anti-inflammatory antioxidants like vitamin E, lignans, and omega-3 fats. Organic quinoa joins the hemp seeds in supporting tissue health and muscle growth with all 9 essential amino acids. 🏋🏻♂️
- Kale and spinach form a vibrant duo that delivers calcium and vitamin K to improve cardiovascular function and keep your bones strong. Sulfur-containing glucosinolates, precursors to the powerful detox compound sulforaphane, smack down inflammation 🔥 while folate and iron keep your red blood cells healthy and your energy high. 💗
- As part of the allium family, garlic and onions 🧄 🧅 contain organosulfur compounds that can keep cholesterol in check. They’re also packed with antioxidant flavonoids to neutralize free radicals that can cause inflammation and accelerate aging.
All that in just 10 minutes, no prep work required! Just add water, and savor the aroma as the herbs and spices infuse this delectable dish. Who says comfort food can’t be convenient & crazy-nutritious? 🥘