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vegan and plant-based recipes

Vegan Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

Pumpkin Black Bean Soup (Vegan)

This Vegan Pumpkin Black Bean Soup is rich and smooth with pumpkin-y goodness. It is oil-free and so is plant-based.  You can whip it up in a matter of minutes because almost all of the ingredients are canned –  which you just open, pour, and mix -except for the onions […]

 
pumpkin spice crescent rolls

Pumpkin Spice Crescent Rolls

These Pumpkin Spice Cresent Rolls definitely fall into the category of “vegan but not healthy” but are definitely tasty!  They pull together super fast with some “accidentally vegan” items you can purchase at any grocery store and are perfect for a cozy lazy Saturday morning. (This post may contain affiliate links. […]

 
Vegan Chili

Vegan Chili – Plant Based and Oil Free

This vegan chili is the bomb!  It is oil-free – so plant-based – and uses diced walnuts – not as a meat replacement – but for texture…and a little protein. It’s super easy because it uses  canned beans and tomatoes.  It also has a few secret ingredients. Read on for […]

 
Jalapeno Ranch Dressing, Vegan and Oil-Free

Jalapeño Ranch Dressing – Vegan and Oil Free

This Jalapeño Ranch Dressing is vegan, plant-based,  and oil free.  It’s made with cashews and creamy delicious!  You can drizzle this dressing on salad,  potatoes, or my awesome vegan chili.  Use it as a dip for vegetables, chips or pizza. (This post may contain affiliate links.  Clicking on these links […]

 
Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake, Vegan and Plant-Based

Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake (Vegan) Foodie Extravaganza

This Vegan Apple Pumpkin Bundt Cake is all about fall! Spicy, sweet, filled with apples and pumpkin, and dripping with a date caramel topping.  It’s *plant-based, vegan – so dairy and egg free; and good enough to take along to a party! (This recipe may contain affiliate links.  Clicking on […]

 
Quinoa Salad with Artichoke Hearts

Quinoa Salad with Artichoke Hearts

This quinoa salad with artichoke hearts it so easy to throw together, it’s almost embarrassing to call it a recipe!  It is vegan and plant-based.  Flavor with a little lemon juice and Italian seasonings, and that’s it.  I developed it to go in my back-to-school lunch box project.  Kids are […]

 
Black Bean Salad

Mango Rice and Black Bean Salad

This mango rice and black bean salad is quick and easy, kid friendly, and plant-based too.  It is quick to throw together, is mildly seasoned and is part of my back-to-school lunch box post which you can find here. (This post may contain affiliate links.  Clicking on the links may […]

 
Peanut Butter Banana Roll-ups

Peanut Butter Banana Roll-Ups

This might look like a burrito on the plate; but it’s really my Peanut Butter Banana Roll-Ups!  These peanut butter banana roll-ups are great for breakfast, a quick snack and work well in school lunch boxes too.  They are kid friendly, vegan, and can be plant-based depending on the type […]

 
Oil free hummus

Oil Free Hummus

This oil free hummus is plant-based.  It is  made with garbanzo beans and is good for you as well as delicious.  It can be made using a high-speed blender or food processor.  It’s super easy to whip up- 5-10  minutes from the time you open the can to spreading on […]

 
Vegan Street Tacos

Vegan Street Tacos

These Vegan Street Tacos are easy to whip up and work great for after school snacks or as lunch box food item.  They are vegan and plant-based.  They are great served right away and warm, but also work well at room temperature if taken in a school lunch box. The […]

 
Oil-Free Vegan Ranch Dressing

Oil-Free Vegan Ranch Sauce

This oil-free vegan ranch sauce is made with cashews.  It is vegan and plant-based.  Serve as a salad dressing, use as a dip with vegetables or pizza, or as a baked potato topping. One of the food items that I missed when I started eating vegan, was the creamy tangy […]

 
Easy Mini Calzone Pizza Dippers

Easy Mini Calzone Pizza Dippers

These Easy Mini Calzone Pizza Dippers are kid friendly and easy to make.  You can make them up to a couple of days before, keep in the fridge and pull out for an after school snack, or throw in a lunch box.  Eat the pizza dippers now, or save to […]