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Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Kale with Pecans and Cranberries

Streaked with the colors of autumn, this dish made with roasted sweet potatoes and kale tastes as good as it looks. It makes a perfect side dish for the Thanksgiving table. Recipe by Robin Robertson used with permission. Thanks so much to Robin Robertson for sharing this vegan Thanksgiving recipe with the Yummy Plants community! [...]

Quinoa With Kale And Walnuts

Thanks to Maura for submitting this easy vegan recipe!  It’s easy to make and can be made the day before to pack for picnics or parties.  And with six cups of kale, and a cup of quinoa, it’s so healthy!

Protein Powerhouse Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing

Thanks to Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of Eat Vegan on $4 a Day, for sharing this quick, easy, and protein packed vegan recipe with the Yummy Plants community! Pair with Ellen’s “Stir-Fry over Millet” to get more bang for your buck.

Tomato and Onion Chutney

Bring a taste of southern India into your home with this super yummy tomato onion chutney!  It’s super easy to make, is perfect with a dosa, and adds an exotic twist paired with raw or cooked veggies.  Thanks so much to Mrs. R. for sharing this fabulous recipe with us – and for making the [...]

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Black & White Quinoa Timbale with Wasabi Pesto and Nori Strips

Thanks to Mimi Clark of Veg Gourmet for sharing this super yummy quinoa recipe using Alter Eco fair trade quinoa! Mimi says, “This dramatic, high protein quinoa dish can accompany an entree or stand alone. Nori strips embellish the quinoa, and wasabi pesto adds an unexpected burst of flavor!”

Herb Stuffing

Our herb stuffing is a vegan version of traditional Thanksgiving favorite.   It’s dairy-free and is delicious topped with our quick vegan gravy.  Try serving with along with beets or our green beans topped with sauce amandine for a colorful holiday dish.

Spelt and Asparagus Salad

Happy Labor Day to America! If you’re picnicing for the holiday, this is a delightfully easy raw recipe from Chef Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn of Slow Cooked Pittsburgh. Just soak the spelt berries overnight, (or cook them if you have less time), add veggies and spices, and you’ve got a delicious and nutritious dish for picnics and meals!

Baked Tofu (with Sesame Seeds)

Protein-rich and completely delish, this tofu dish cooks in the oven while you’re making the rest of your meal. It’s an easy vegan recipe for entertaining.

Watermelon Salad

You’ll love this easy raw, vegan, gluten-free watermelon salad recipe!  It’s the perfect refreshing treat for summer.  Enjoy the combination of sweet juicy watermelon, crunchy nuts, crispy lettuce and zesty onions.  Thanks to Rich from All-Veg.com for sharing this delicious vegan recipe with us!

Raw Beet Salad

This super delish and healthy raw recipe was shared by Alexandra Jamieson, a well-known vegan author, holistic health expert and chef. You can find more of Chef Alex’s yummy plant-based recipes on Week in a Weekend and Delicious Vitality.

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.

Sago Fritters (Traditional Indian name: Sabudana Vada)

As a child, my family would travel to India annually to maintain our bonds with extended family and of course keep my brother and I closely tied to our country and culture. Many of the most memorable aspects of my experiences there included enjoying the culinary delights of India, with family, around the dinner table. So many states, so many sub cultures, and such a rich palette of tastes. In other words, I was always hungry for more! This dish is a special favorite because it hails from our region of the country – Maharashtra. It is enjoyed best with sweet chilli sauce (I speak for myself on this one but am confident you will agree).

Beet These Greens for Price

Thanks so much to Ellen Jaffe Jones, aka The Veg Coach, for sharing this recipe with the Yummy Plants community!

Never Know What Turnips

Thank you to Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of Eat Vegan on $4 a Day, for sharing this easy vegan recipe with the Yummy Plants community! Ellen is committed to creating healthy dishes that are super yummy and affordable. This recipe isn’t from her book; Ellen created it just for us! Ellen says, “Totally spontaneous recipe after gazillions of turnips showed up from the co-op. Turnips are often used instead of potatoes and have a similar taste.”

Corn, Red Bean, and Blueberry Salad with Mango Dressing

We love this exotic salad from from Robin Robertson! Robin has worked with food for more than twenty-five years as a restaurant chef, cooking teacher, and food writer. Thanks so much, Robin, for sharing this quick, easy, and delicious recipe with the Yummy Plants community!

CSA Supreme

Have you joined a CSA this year? Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of Eat Vegan on $4 a Day, shows us how to make colorful, tasty, and affordable vegan meals!

Bean Cheap-Out

We love this quick and easy vegan meal from Ellen Jaffe Jones, author of Eat Vegan on $4 a Day. For those of us watching our budgets, Ellen shows us how to create meals that are absolutely delicious and affordable.

Fresh Spring Rolls with Sweet and Spicy Red Pepper Sauce

Perfect for a party or a fun dinner, these fresh spring rolls are super yummy and fun to eat!  Thanks to Chef Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn of Slow Cooked Pittsburgh for sharing her recipe with us!  Note: the cook time is only 15 minutes, but allow 30 – 45 minutes to wrap the spring rolls… unless [...]

Tempeh Sausage Mix…yum

These are wonderful! OMG! They are great for a sandwhich with Veganese, lettuce & tomato or with your favorite marinara & pasta. These babies can be substitutes for a variety of menu options.  Note: actual prep time work is only 15 minutes, but you need to marinate them for at least an hour, and a few [...]

Grape Leaves

Thank you to Chef Elizabeth Schandelmeier Gilgunn of Slow Cooked Pittsburgh for sharing her super yummy recipe with us and also to her photographer friend Christian Kahle for the photo!