Careful Calories

Easy Vegan Miso Sauce

40 minutes ¾ cups Easy Affordable Ingredients One 6-inch piece kombu 
¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons mellow white miso 
3 tablespoons mirin 
3 tablespoons sake

Super Stove-Top Mac and Cheese

45 min 2 people Easy Cheap Ingredients 1 large russet potato, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes (1½ cups) 1 cup chopped carrots ½ cup

Sweet Potato Bisque

60 minutes 6 servings Medium Affordable Ingredients 1 large onion, peeled and diced 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 tablespoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon

Velvety Macaroni

55 minutes 2 servings Advanced Reasonable Ingredients 1 butternut squash 2 medium broccoli heads 2½ cups dry brown rice pasta 4 garlic cloves ½ cup

Leftover Veggie Chickpea Omelette

30 minutes 2 people Easy Cheap Ingredients 2 cups leftover steamed or sautéed vegetables, chopped 
¾ cup chickpea flour 
1 tablespoon nutritional yeast 
½ teaspoon

Sour “Cream”

10 minutes 1½ cups Easy Cheap Ingredients 1 (12-ounce) package firm or extra-firm silken tofu 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar Sea salt Directions Combine the

Split Pea & Cauliflower Soup

2 hours 4 servings Medium Cheap Ingredients 2 cups green split peas 8 cups low-sodium vegetable broth or water 2 cups cauliflower, chopped 2 carrots,

Spicy Asian Tacos

45 min 4 people Intermediate Affordable Ingredients 1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into ¾- to 1-inch cubes (6 cups) 8 ounces button