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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 [...]
Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore shares her vegan and wheat-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 makes an excellent portable meal. It’s a delicious filling for pita pockets and lunch box sandwiches. It also works well as a salad topping. Beyond Meat‘s lightly seasoned strips work well for the vegan chicken. Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert.
Chili is quick to prepare and stores well for next-day lunches. Serve with crackers or over rice. Optional: Add a “meaty” texture with a faux beef product (Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles works well). Melt some vegan cheese on top (Follow Your Heart melts well). Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This easy vegan soup recipe is soy free, gluten-free and packed with 4 cups of super healthy broccoli! I’ve been trying to cook with less onions and garlic. I discovered that using shiitake mushrooms can add a “garlicky” taste without the garlic! This vegan recipe is quick, easy, and absolutely super yummy. I think I [...]
We’re so excited that Toni Okamoto, founder of Plant Based on a Budget, shared one of her super yummy vegan recipes that any vegan on a budget would love! Toni shares that each serving only costs about $.65. Now that’s a vegan recipe to celebrate! Check out http://plantbasedonabudget.com for more easy vegan recipes that fit [...]
The lovely sisters from Spork Foods, Heather and Jenny, shared this fabulous vegan mac ‘n cheese recipe with us from their cookbook Spork-Fed! Try making this recipe with rice or quinoa pasta to create a completely gluten-free recipe. Heather and Jenny said, “This mac ‘n cheese is one of our most popular dishes! It goes [...]