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vegan and plant-based recipes

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Healthy Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips are chewy, chocolatey, chock full of almonds, oats, and raisins. They are egg and dairy free, whole-food plant-based,  oil-free, and sweetened with Medjool dates and pure maple syrup.  These healthy oatmeal cookies are high in protein and have healthy fats. They are made with […]

 
raspberry mint vinaigrette and berry salad with red checkered cloth

Raspberry Mint Vinaigrette (Oil-Free)

This sweet and tart, bright and crisp Raspberry Mint Vinaigrette is oil-free.  It is flavored with champagne vinegar,  mint, and is sweetened with Medjool dates. I’ve always associated the bright sweet/tart taste of raspberries with summer.  Some of my earliest childhood memories involve braving the spikey brambles of my great […]

 
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Very Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

This Very Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette will give you a fresh burst of flavor with berries, mint, and a bright raspberry vinaigrette with avocado oil. This salad is quick and easy to make with bagged hearts of Romaine lettuce, sliced almonds, fresh berries and mint. Save now to pin […]

 
strawberry balsamic dressing in cup with spoon and strawberry salad

Strawberry Balsamic Dressing -Oil Free

Nothing says summer like fresh strawberries!  This Strawberry Balsamic dressing is oil-free and sugar-free. The vinaigrette is made with Medjool dates for sweetness, fresh basil, white balsamic vinegar, and of course, fresh strawberries!  No oil is needed for this flavorful, fruity salad dressing drizzled on top of your fresh summer […]

 
curried chickpea salad on bun on green plate on wooden tray

Curried Chickpea Salad

Curried Chickpea Salad is the best alternative for vegans wanting the nostalgia of a chicken salad sandwich – but without the meat.  This curried chickpea salad is the perfect combination of sweet/savory and crunchy and works great as a sandwich filling, on a bed of lettuce, or simply eaten with […]

 
Hawaiian bbq soy curls over rice on green plate

Hawaiian BBQ Soy Curls Over Rice

Make this recipe for Hawaiian BBQ Soy Curls in the slow cooker and pour over rice.  Slow cook the soy curls all day in a tangy BBQ sauce with pineapple, onions, and peppers.  This vegan dish is perfect for when you want to come home to a delicious, healthy, protein-filled […]

 
BBQ Crunch Wraps on green plate with salad in background

BBQ Crunch Wrap with Soy Curls

Enjoy this BBQ Crunch Wrap with Soy Curls!  This recipe is packed with protein and all the spicy, goodness of a BBQ sandwich but without the meat, or unwanted animal fat.  It is crunchy, flavorful, and so easy to make! What You Will Need to Make a Tasty BQQ Crunch […]

 
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Boozy Vegan Shamrock Shake

This boozy vegan version of the Shamrock Shake is for grown-ups only.  Make it with dairy-free coconut ice cream or other vegan vanilla ice cream of choice, along with three varieties of alcohol – including creme-de-menthe – for a minty, creamy, boozy green shake. To make this recipe for Boozy […]

 
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Healthy Homemade BBQ Sauce

Make this healthy BBQ sauce from scratch.  It’s so easy to do with tomato sauce, a few seasonings, a little brown sugar, and most importantly, Medjool dates. To make this healthy BBQ sauce from scratch, you will need: large Medjool dates tomato sauce apple cider vinegar smoked paprika garlic powder […]

 
vegan egg salad sandwich on green plate

The Best Vegan Egg Salad Sandwich With Chickpeas

This is the best vegan “egg” salad sandwich you will ever eat!  The recipe mixes up super fast and is made with mashed up chickpeas (garbanzos), vegan mayo, and the typical egg salad seasonings.  Serve this chickpea “egg” salad sandwich on a crusty bread of choice. You will have all […]

 
Chocolate Chip banana Nut bread in full loaf

Chocolate Chip Banana Nut Bread (Vegan)

Try this moist, delicious, healthy, banana nut bread with chocolate chips.  This recipe for chocolate chip banana nut bread is vegan and so does not include eggs or dairy but does use whole wheat flour, oat flour, and ground flax meal. Slice it up and eat it warm with a […]

 
oval uncut king cake with beads and mask.

Mardi Gras King Cake (Vegan)

This traditional Mardi Gras King Cake recipe has a brown sugar pecan filling. This recipe is vegan and so is also dairy free and egg free. Make it for your Mardi Gras celebration or to share with friends and co-workers. Whoever finds the baby has good luck for a year […]