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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.

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Inspired by the fabled Cinderella and her pumpkin, Morselicious Mo created this fabulous, “creamy,” dairy-free pumpkin soup recipe. YUM!  It makes a great dish for a vegan Thanksgiving table. And it’s part of our vegan Thanksgiving recipes section.

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!

Raw Cruciferous Juice

This juice recipe is excellent for a detox time – or anytime at all!   It’s good for you, super easy to make in your juicer,  and absolutely yummy.  This recipe was suggested by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, the world renowned nutritarian and founder of Diseaseproof.com.   Dr. Fuhrman shared that kale, (and cruciferous vegetables in [...]

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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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 [...]

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!”

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a delicious treat anytime!  If you’re planning to serve these dairy-free mashed potatoes at your vegan Thanksgiving dinner, pair them with our quick and easy vegan gravy recipe.

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.

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 [...]

South of the Border Pasta

Having a craving for Mexican food?  Here’s a quick and easy vegan pasta dish that satisfied my cravings.  I used some simple ingredients associated with southwest cooking over pasta and got the perfect blend of spice and flavor. Note: You can use rice or quinoa pasta to make vegan gluten-free meal.

Gluten-Free AND Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

Whether you’re searching for vegan Halloween or vegan Thanksgiving recipes that are also gluten-free, we’ve got a delicious recipe for you.   Thanks to Alexandra Jamieson of Delicious Vitality for providing us with this vegan AND gluten-free recipe for pumpkin muffins!  Alex is the author of Vegan Cooking for Dummies, and she knows how to [...]

Mismash Salad with Orange Cashew Dressing

Thank you to Dr. Joel Fuhrman of DiseaseProof.com for sharing this super yummy raw vegan recipe with us.  The orange cashew dressing adds an exotic flair to a normal salad.  This is a great recipe to start with if you are in transition to a vegan diet.  Visit Dr. Fuhrman’s blog to read vegan health tips and explore a [...]

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 [...]


Thank you to Dr. Joel Fuhrman of DiseaseProof.com for sharing this super yummy raw vegan recipe with us. What a healthy and delicious treat! This is a great easy recipe to start with to help transition to a vegan diet. Dr. Fuhrman has lots of vegan health tips and information to help us eat a nutrient-dense, (nutritarian), vegan diet.

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!

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!

Broccoli with Red Lentil Sauce

Thanks to Dr. Joel Fuhrman of DiseaseProof.com for sharing this oil-free vegan recipe with us.   It’s healthy, easy to prepare and absolutely delicious!  Dr. Fuhrman’s recipes go beyond vegan… they’re nutritarian!  Visit Dr. Fuhrman’s blog to learn more about the benefits of a nutritarian diet.

Raw Pomegranate Museli

Thanks to Dr. Joel Fuhrman of DiseaseProof.com for sharing this easy raw vegan recipe with us!  Just soak the oats overnight in pomegranate juice to soften the oats.  Pomegranates are super yummy, and they are packed with Vitamin C, fiber and potassium.  This recipe makes an easy raw vegan breakfast or anytime snack!

Tomato Basil Cream Pasta

This version is a modification of Lauren Ulm’s recipe of the same name, from the book, Vegan Yum Yum. We simplified it, but the original is still awesome too! You can make this a wheat-free recipe by using pasta made from rice or quinoa!