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Gluten-free Recipes

Red Lentil Curry

Fall is coming – stay warm with this delicious red lentil curry from Laura Theodore’s new book Vegan-Ease! Laura says, “Needing only fifteen minutes to prep, with only seven ingredients to assemble, this soup is an excellent candidate for a nutritious lunch or informal supper. As the red lentils cook, they break down to magically [...]

Avocado Salad Parfait

Looking for a quick and easy recipe for your vegan dinner party? We’ve got you covered with the perfect easy vegan recipe from Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore’s new book Vegan-Ease! Laura says, “Here’s a festive and fabulous way to serve a first course salad, any time of the year. Spooned into tiny parfait or champagne [...]


Love this easy vegan truffle recipe from Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian from her new book Vegan-Ease! Laura says, “These tasty truffles are pretty too, making an excellent healthy dessert or snack to satisfy your sweet tooth. Bonus: Impressive to serve for a dinner party too!” Watch Laura Theodore make this recipe at vegan-ease.com! Recipe [...]

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 [...]

Pepper Stew

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this delicious and nutritious stew for Meatless Monday! Caryn says, “A new take on the affordable Hot Pepper Stew the soldiers ate during the Revolutionary War to keep up their energy, this version leaves out the tripe and bacon, but adds in hearty beans, immune supporting kale and [...]

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 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.

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.


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 [...]

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!  

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 [...]

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!

Twice Baked Potatoes

This is a delicious vegan recipe for company or entertaining. Twice baked potatoes are creamy, elegant and 100% dairy-free! Thanks to Laura Theodore,  the one and only Jazzy Vegetarian, author of Jazzy Vegetarian Classics, for sharing this wonderful vegan recipe with us!  

Coconut Vegaroons

This is a FABULOUS recipe for Passover – or anytime at all :)  Thanks to Laura Theordore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for sharing this easy vegan recipe with us! Laura says, “Flaxseeds stand in for the egg whites in this recipe, while garbanzo flour helps to bind them. The result is a flawless macaroon that is [...]