If you have recently heard of or been interested in plant based eating let us fill you in! Plant based eating is focusing on whole, minimally processed foods including plants; vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, seeds and nuts. and limiting or avoiding animal products. It also includes excluding refined foods like added sugar, white flour and processed oils. Plant based eating can lower blood pressure, decrease risk of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and help with weight loss and blood sugar management. Try this plant based meal and sign up for a complimentary health assessment for more info!

You will need:
– 4 cups sweet potato, cubed
– 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
– 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
– 2 cups vegetable broth
– 2 tsp cumin
– 1 tsp chilli powder
– 1 tsp garlic powder
– ½ cup green onion, chopped

1. Preheat oven to 375
2. Combine all ingredients except green onions in a 9×13 casserole dish and cover with aluminum foil
3. Bake for 45 minutes
4. Remove foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes
5. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes
6. Split into 4 servings

Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 meat

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