Plant-rich Resources

Cornell students in our Climate Solutions capstone course worked with seven community partners to create plant-rich diet recipes and infographics.

Recipes ​

  • Buffalo Cauliflower Bites [Video] [PDF] [Infographic]

  • Smoothie [Video]

  • Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili [PDF] [Infographic]

  • Green Mac and Cheese [PDF] [Infographic]

  • Veggie Burger [PDF] [Infographic]

  • Fruit Salad [Infographic]

  • Basil Pesto

  • Parmesan Cauliflower

  • Cilantro Lime Hummus

  • Charred Balsamic Brussels

  • Truffle Cheese Cake

  • Corn Chowder [Infographic]

  • Sweet Potato Burgers [Infographic]

  • Couscous Paella

  • Cauliflower Sandwich [with NCA member story]

  • Butternut Squash and Quinoa Casserole [with NCA member story]

  • Stem  Soup [with student story]

  • Green Wraps with Sunflower Seed Pate [with NCA member story]

  • Shakshuka (Mediterranean Poached Eggs) [with student story]

  • Tofu Vegetable Stew [with student story]

  • Greek Greens and Rice [with NCA member story]

  • Bok Choy-Spinach Medley [with NCA member story]

  • Pasta with Vegetables and Vegan Sausage [with NCA member story]

  • Portobello Mushroom Soup [with NCA member story]

  • A Complete Meal in a Salad [with NCA member story]

  • Humble Beans and Barley [with NCA member story]

  • Tomatillo Balck Bean Soup [with student story]

Cornell Cooperative Extension-Warren County applies local experience and research-based solutions to help rural upstate New York families and communities. Cornell students worked with Nutrition Educator MB Mitcham to create recipes accessible to low-income families who live far from grocery stores and often shop for food at gas station convenience stores.

CASL Trust focuses on sustainable agriculture, climate, innovation, research, and advocacy in Murewa, Zimbabwe. Cornell students worked with CASL Trust founder and director Respect Musiyiwa to develop nutritious plant-based recipes that incorporate local and affordable foods.

Headwater Food Hub is changing the business of food by providing restaurants, institutions, and eaters access to regional foods at fair prices, while supporting local farmers. Cornell students worked with Director of Community Program T C Washington to create recipes and educational materials for food kits for low-income elementary students.

VegPlanet is a 370,000 member strong WeChat community that uses creative online media to promote veganism in China. Cornell students tested Chinese vegan recipes and posted their experiences on VegPlanet’s WeChat site in English and Chinese.

Urban Harvest supports community gardens, local farmers, farmers markets, and schools to improve the lives, soils, and plates of low­-income and diverse communities in Houston Texas. Cornell students created recipes using local ingredients and profiles of small farmers who supply Houston with plant-based foods.

Elders Climate Action welcomes all elders to work collectively to enact just climate policies. Cornell students worked with volunteer Mark Cook to create a collection of recipes accompanied by short profiles of elder and student cooks.

Sustainable Tapas is a startup that transforms Spanish cuisine – tapas - into a sustainable eating experience by using local and seasonal plant-based ingredients and educational programs. Cornell students created tapas recipes and infographics for posting on Instagram, using Sustainable Tapas unique graphic designs.

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