Snacks

vegan and plant-based recipes and snack ideas

three oatmeal cookies held in hand with plated cookies on a white plate and black cooling rack in the background

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 […]

 
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 […]

 
two shamrock shakes in glasses with green polkadot straws

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 […]

 
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 […]

 
load of garlic herb beer bread with blue checkered napkin

Beer Bread with Garlic and Herbs (Vegan)

This savory garlic herb beer bread is bursting with flavor. The recipe for this quick bread includes ingredients and suggestions for making it 100% vegan compliant. Cut a nice thick slice, warm it up and slather with a  buttery spread; or serve as a side with a casserole or soup. […]

 
banana nut pancakes

Healthy Banana Nut Pancakes (Vegan)

Who doesn’t love a nice thick stack of pancakes on a lazy Sunday morning?  Pancakes are one food item I really missed after I started eating vegan – especially banana nut pancakes, my favorite.  But the eggs…and the dairy…once they were off the table, I assumed that pancakes would be […]

 
Puff Pastry Apple Cranberry Strudel

Puff Pastry Apple Cranberry Strudel (Foodie Extravaganza Party)

This rustic Apple Cranberry Strudel is vegan, easy and delicious! It is filled with apples, cranberries, pecans, and a secret ingredient: a homemade cashew cream! Once you make the apple-cranberry filling and cashew creme, it’s easy to throw together using purchased frozen puff pastry sheets. Disclaimer: This post contains Amazon […]

 
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. […]

 
Pumpkin Bundt Cake with coffee, pumpkins, apples, and candle in background

Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Caramel Sauce

Pumpkin Bundt Cake is all about fall! Spicy, sweet, filled with apples, pecans,  and dripping with a Medjool date caramel topping.  This recipe is plant-based, and dairy and egg free. Enjoy this pumpkin bundt cake for breakfast or on a lazy afternoon with a cup of coffee. This seasonal cake […]

 
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 […]