Cholla Salad from Tumerico: Local mixed greens are topped with earthy roasted beets, grilled avocado, turmeric, water chestnuts, and creamy tepary beans, then drizzled in a sweet balsamic vinaigrette. A dreamy, creamy treat. $12. 2526 E. Sixth St.
Bean Croquette with Rajas Nopales from The Tasteful Kitchen: This vegan dish is anything but dull: it’s served with slow cooked peppers, onions, cactus, organic roasted corn salsa, and avocado. Don’t miss the chili and cocoa roasted sweet potatoes, mushrooms, and greens sauté. ($16) 722 N. Stone Ave.
Raw Rainbow Wrap from Urban Fresh: When you need a boost of raw energy. Sunflower seed paté, avocado, bell peppers, sunflower shoots, beets, carrots, and jicama come wrapped in collard greens and smothered in lemon cashew dressing. $8.25. 73 E. Pennington St.
Garden Veggies Curry with Coconut Chutney from Govinda’s Natural Foods Buffet: Check online for daily specials. These organic garden veggies come simmered in coconut chutney, served over rice. Don’t forget the salad bar. $9.95. 711 E. Blacklidge Drive.
Tacos de Coliflor from Tanias 33: Head to Tanias 33 for the meatiest of the veggie tacos: spicy deep fried cauliflower, cabbage, and jalapeños in a soft corn tortilla. $6 for two tacos. 614 N. Grande Ave.