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Dairy-free recipes

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Pomodori Perfetti

Super yummy recipe from the one, the only, The Sexy Vegan! Available in his new microbook! Brian Patton, aka The Sexy Vegan, is creating “micro-books,” teeny-tiny digital recipe downloads that can be characterized as somewhere between a blog post and an ebook. Intensely focused on one recipe or dish, each microbook sells for $0.99 on www.99publishing.com and [...]

Irish Whiskey Coffee

So excited that So Delicious Dairy Free shared their recipe to make rich and creamy vegan Irish Whiskey with us! I love that we can have cream-based drinks – without that dairy cream :) Note: you usually can find So Delicious products in a store near you, but if not, Amazon sells the culinary coconut milk [...]

Mac and Cheese

Enjoy a delicious new version of a childhood favorite. This vegan cheese sauce also makes a rich and creamy topping for broccoli, asparagus, potatoes, and other vegetables. It’s rich, tangy and completely satisfying! I want to give a special thanks to Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for sharing her quick and easy sauce-thickening tip. This quick and easy [...]

Carrot Top Soup

I hate wasting food! I frequently buy my carrots at the local farmers market and they come with the lovely green carrot tops. For months I would remove the greens and toss them away. I decided there must be something I could do with these lovely greens and this carrot top soup has become one [...]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Love this wheat-free vegan oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe from Laura Theodore, aka The Jazzy Vegetarian, with only FOUR ingredients! And if you use gluten-free oats, this vegan cookie recipe is gluten-free too! It’s from her new book Vegan-Ease, where all of the recipes are vegan and all are ranked with an “ease factor.” This yummy [...]

“Cheezy” Cashew Dip

Thanks to Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for this versatile vegan dip! Laura says, “This yummy, ‘cheezy’ tasting dip does double duty as a sandwich spread. White beans take the place of the cheese and raw cashews add a creamy texture. Together they successfully mimic the flavor of a rich, creamy cheese dip!” Laura is the [...]

Hummus Stuffed Baked Jalapeno Poppers

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this yummy appetizer! Caryn says, “Another old favorite turned healthy, these hummus stuffed jalapeno poppers will be a hit at your party! Even if it’s just a party of one, these little guys are super easy to make in bulk and eat all week.”

Butternut Squash Risotto with Mushrooms and Spinach

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this tried and true Thanksgiving recipe! Caryn says, “Inspired by the holiday season upon us, this butternut squash risotto is a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table.  Let’s be real, you can add this to any table, any time of the year.  By switching out the squash for [...]

Super-Food Lucuma and Almond Butter Dip

Check out this easy and delicious vegan dip recipe from Jill’s Joyful Kitchen! Jill says, “This nutty and caramel-like dip is divine.  It takes me back to my childhood and eating caramel apples…only this version is so much healthier…no refined sugars or oils.  The secret ingredient is Lucuma Powder….a tropical fruit from Peru made into [...]

Hummus

Hummus is a delicious plant-based protein source. It’s fast, easy, and can stay in the fridge for a week. This recipe has 36 grams of protein from the garbanzo beans (18g per can). Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert.

Pancakes with Maple Syrup

Who doesn’t love vegan pancakes??! Here’s a fresh, hot breakfast to start your day with a smile! Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert.

Stuffed Butternut Squash with Apples and Cranberries

Thanks to Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for this awesome vegan Thanksgiving entrée idea! Laura says, “Choosing a fabulous star entrée for a vegan Thanksgiving menu can be challenging. This colorful recipe features one of my favorite fall foods - Stuffed Butternut Squash.  In this satisfying dish, hearty squash quarters are filled to the brim with nutty tasting [...]

Pumpkin Pie Gluten-Free AND Vegan

Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore shares her vegan and gluten-free pumpkin pie recipe topped with homemade vanilla whipped “cream!” Laura says, “Pumpkin pie was always a favorite, every Thanksgiving when I was a girl. I adore this delicious, veganized version, serve up with a jazzy twist — it’s wheat-free! The sweet, crisp crust is based in dates, [...]

No Chicken Salad

No Chicken Salad made with Beyond Meat‘s lightly seasoned strips is an excellent portable meal for lunch, picnics and potlucks.  The high protein content will keep you full all day! Going gluten-free? The vegan chicken salad also works well served over greens. Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert. It really does [...]

Chili

This vegan chili recipe is super easy to make and stores well for next-day lunches. Serve with crackers or over rice. Perfect for Meatless Monday or any day of the week! Optional: Add a “meaty” texture with a faux beef product (Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles works well). Melt some vegan cheese on top (Follow Your [...]

S’mores Pudding

Do you miss S’mores and campfire days from the Girl Scouts? Try this easy vegan dessert recipe for S’mores Pudding! It takes just 10 minutes to make. Technically, we should wait 30 minutes for the pudding to thicken up in the fridge, but the recipe works just fine to eat right away :) Note: If [...]

Oyster Mushroom and Baby Bok Choy Curry

Did you know you can be Paleo – and Vegan too?! Ellen Jaffe Jones explains the concept beautifully in her new book Paleo Vegan, with recipes created by Alan Roettinger. We love this “foraging” recipe for Oyster Mushroom & Baby Bok Choy Curry, used with permission by Book Publishing Co. Ellen is also well known [...]

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African Collard Stir-Fry

Christy Morgan, The Blissful Chef, is featured in the new vegan cookbook by Leanne Campbell: The China Study All-Star Collection by BenBella Books! Christy says, “I love Southern comfort-style collard greens, but most of the time the dish is full of oil and fat, and the greens are cooked until there is no life left in [...]

Mediterranean Risotto

This fabulous vegan recipe was shared by French vegan Top Chef, Pascale Stretti! It’s an easy vegan recipe for risotto without the chicken broth. Chef’s note: You may not end up using all of the broth, just make sure to keep adding liquid throughout the cooking process as each ladle-full evaporates. Don’t cook the rice [...]

Pistachio and Cranberry Studded Matzo Brittle

This is a vegan Passover recipe you’ll love to make!  Thanks so much to Heather Goldberg and Jenny Engel from Spork Foods, the authors of  the Spork-Fed cookbook, for sharing their chocolate, caramel covered, pistachio and cranberry matzo treat with us!