Blueprint: A Grain, a Green & a Bean

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    1 bowl

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 20

Appears in
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts... And the Rest of your Life

By Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine

Published 2021

  • About

A Grain, a Green & a Bean (aka The World’s Most Perfect Vegan Meal) is the base for many a No Meat Athlete meal. With its endless variations (see table), it’s the king of cheap, healthy, easy, and satisfying meals. Grains and beans are quite inexpensive if you choose wisely and buy them in bulk. The greens will cost more, but even a little goes a long way toward contributing plenty of flavor, color, and textural contrast (not to mention key nutrie