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Dessert

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Chia Chai Pudding – Raw

Before it’s even on the shelf, Yummy Plants community members can enjoy an easy raw recipe from Brad Gruno’s new book: Brad’s Raw Made Easy.  Learn more about how Brad healed on a raw diet!

Key Lime Raw Cheesecake

Are you craving cheesecake?  Check out this recipe for raw lime cheesecake: it’s vegan and gluten-free too!  So yummy! I made the crust to be raw and gluten-free based on nuts and dates.  The filling is an adaptation based on a recipe inspired by Cafe Gratitude.

Soy Milk Custard Over Peach Compote

This vegan recipe is courtesy of Chef Jeffrey Borg of the Radisson Blu Resort and Spa, Golden Sands in Malta.  I had this creamy vegan dessert while I was on vacation and was so delighted that I had to ask for the recipe!  It’s beautiful, sophisticated, and very easy to prepare.  It’s a lovely recipe [...]

Raw Gluten-Free Superfood Power Bars

Thanks to Mandi Babkes from Holistic Health for sharing this super yummy raw vegan recipe with the Yummy Plants community!

Apricot Oatmeal Bars

This is an easy vegan gluten-free recipe for bake sales, after school snacks, and just anytime treats.  It’s absolutely delicious!

Chocolate Mint Truffles (Gluten-Free)

Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays.  Not because of the heart-shaped boxes of chocolates or stuffed teddy bears, but because it’s your chance to cook with foods that are proven aphrodisiacs! This is the best dessert to make if you are in the mood for some serious chocolate, and kisses! The cooling touch [...]

Dairy-Free Chocolate Pots de Creme

Alan Roettinger shared this super yummy vegan chocolate dessert recipe from his book, Speed Vegan, published by Book Publishing Company.  This dairy-free chocolate dessert has the classic texture of a pot de creme recipe without the cream or egg yolks!  It’s a great recipe to share with lactose-intolerant friends – they’ll be thrilled to be able to [...]

Alfajores (Caramel Cookies)

Thanks to Carolyn Scott-Hamilton of The Healthy Voyager series for sharing this super yummy vegan caramel cookie from Argentina with us!  It’s from her new cookbook, The Healthy Voyager’s Global Kitchen, which “veganizes” her favorite dishes from Europe, Asia, and South America.  Most of the recipes have gluten-free options as well! Note: if you don’t like coconut, you can [...]

Vegan Strawberry Pie

This delicious vegan, gluten-free strawberry pie recipe was shared by Chef Sarah Elise from The Inspired Cookie in San Francisco. Thanks Sarah Elise!

Avocado, Coconut & Lime Sorbet

This dairy-free sorbet recipe is a vegan dessert that you will LOVE.  It is based on a vegan recipe from the latest Skinny Bitch cook book, the ultimate everyday cookbook…this sorbet is AMAZING.

Raw Chocolate Brownies with Strawberry Acai Sauce

We are so excited to have a vegan dessert recipe from Chef Hilary Zozula!  She has shared her recipe for raw, vegan, gluten-free chocolate brownies!!!  They only take about 30 minutes to prepare and an hour to firm up in the fridge… and they are worth every second of the wait!  Co-owner of Eden in Shadyside, [...]

Lemon Applesauce Pudding

This recipe is super easy and delicious. It’s great to make for a potluck or a party since you can make everything the day before and top with sliced almonds when serving.

Creamy Whipped Topping (Dairy-Free)

This super rich and creamy dairy-free topping has become one of my favorites! It’s made from cashews and macadamia nuts. It’s delicious as a dip for fresh strawberries and also makes a fabulous topping for fruit salads or pies. YUM! Enjoy.

Kids Make It & Love It Smoothie

Thank you to Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of Eat Vegan on $4 a Day, for sharing this great summer smoothie recipe with the Yummy Plants community! Ellen is committed to creating healthy dishes that are super yummy and affordable. We think this smoothie recipe is great for the kid in all of us!

Chocolate Surprise Cake

Thank you to Ellen Jaffe Jones, for sharing this healthy vegan chocolate cake recipe with the Yummy Plants community! Ellen says, “Here’s another clever way to get children to eat their vegetables. They won’t even detect the beets, carrots, and zucchini in this chocolate cake.”

Chocolate Cheesecake Squares

Thanks to Chef Robin Robertson for sharing this super yummy Chocolate Cheesecake recipe with the Yummy Plants community! This easy vegan recipe is absolutely delicious and takes less than 30 minutes to make.

Chocolate Banana Coconut Milk Smoothie

This super delicious smoothie is rich, creamy, chocolatey – and less then 200 calories!  It’s a good breakfast treat – what a yummy way to start your day. For a raw option, make your own nut milk instead.