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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.”

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.

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 [...]

Fall Harvest Farro with Butternut Squash, Peas and Golden Raisins

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this tasty fall recipe! Caryn says, “New to farro?  Well, this ancient grain has been around for quite some time and you’ll LOVE getting to know it!  The plump little grains add some real umph to any dish.  Cook it in vegetable broth to infuse more flavor, and [...]

Jalapeno and Pepadew Bean Slider

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veggie Girl for sharing this super yummy Meatless Monday recipe with us! Caryn says, “In an effort to confuse and delight the taste buds, I added hints of both sweet (pepadew) and spicy (jalapeno) to the earthiness (oats and beans) of this burger.” Enjoy!  

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 [...]

Stacked Pineapple with Cashew Nut Cream

This raw vegan recipe is simple to make and glorious to eat! Thanks to the historic Boone Tavern Inn located in Berea, KY for sharing this delicious recipe with us!

White Bean Cashew Dip

This delicious white bean cashew dip has a healthy secret: fiber!  So you can snack smart :)  Thanks so much to Laura Theodore, amazing vegan chef and author of the vegan cookbook, Jazzy Vegetarian Classics. Chef’s Note: For a nut-free dip, replace the cashews with an additional can (15 ounces) of white beans. Start with 1 [...]

Peanut Butter Fudge

Have a sweet Halloween with vegan peanut butter fudge!  Just treats, no tricks :) This easy vegan recipe is so yummy and will be loved by all.  Happy Halloween!  

Avocado Bruschetta

Check out this yummy green recipe for St. Patrick’s Day! Chef Ayinde Howell, creator of IEatGrass.com, shared this super yummy twist on an old Italian favorite from his eCookbook.  The bruschetta topping is gluten-free.  Serve the topping on gluten-free bread to make a completely gluten-free bruschetta recipe!

Mexican Ceviche

Thanks to Silvia Jacobs for sharing her raw recipe for Mexican Ceviche!  Note: if you get raw crackers or make them in your food dehydrator, the entire recipe will be raw!

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 [...]

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 [...]

Seitan “Chick’n” Strips

Alexandra Jamieson of Delicious Vitality shared this fun party recipe from her cookbook Vegan Cooking for Dummies.  These faux chicken treats are super delish and they only take a minute to cook!  Try with our Horseradish Dip or your favorite sweet and sour sauce. Note: we think this is a great recipe for a vegan superbowl party or [...]

Horseradish Dip/ Sauce

This is a great recipe for a vegan party dip.  It’s a versatile tangy, tasty sauce for cooked and raw veggies, veggie burgers, and roasted or fried seitan.  And it just takes a few minutes to make! Note: shown with Alex Jamieson’s Seitan “Chicken” Strips from her Vegan Cooking for Dummies cookbook.

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!

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, [...]