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Baked Tofu With Peanut Sauce and Coconut-Lime Rice

Baked Tofu With Peanut Sauce and Coconut-Lime Rice

By Yewande Komolafe INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil, plus more for brushing the pan and drizzling ⅔ cup lime juice (from about 5 limes), and zest of 1 lime  Kosher salt 8 baby bell peppers or 1 medium bell pepper (any color will do), stemmed and...

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Spinach Tofu Scramble

Spinach Tofu Scramble

INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 cloves minced garlic 1/2 tsp. turmeric 1 Tbsp. water 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 avocado (sliced) 1/2 cup white onion 1/2 block medium-firm tofu 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 1/2 tsp. sea salt 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast 1 cup spinach 1 cup oatmeal 2...

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Vegan Green Juice Detox

Vegan Green Juice Detox

I love a good Detox and although I do my own supported intermittent fast with my Isagenix products this juice is one I love to run through my juicer and have on hand. INGREDIENTS 1 cup leafy greens (spinach, kale, etc.) 1/2 cucumber 1 apple 1- inch ginger 1 peeled...

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Asian Spicy Sesame Cucumber Salad Recipe

Asian Spicy Sesame Cucumber Salad Recipe

Sharing from my friend Barrie who posted in a Vegan group! This Asian spicy sesame cucumber salad is so crunchy and addictive! The cucumber slices taste so marinated and mouthwatering! Super easy to make, this sesame cucumber salad is always a hit! #vegan #glutenfree...

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Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

SERVES 4-6 12oz brussels sprouts, tough outer leaves pulled away (10oz weight post trim) 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup dairy free cheese crumbles 1 pear, chopped 2 jumbo shallots, thinly sliced 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil For the...

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Simple Greek Avocado Sandwich

Simple Greek Avocado Sandwich

My favorite Greek salad ingredients sandwiched between layers of bread smothered with avocado and pesto. A quick, satisfying vegetarian lunch (vegan if you use cheese-free pesto). Recipe yields 1 sandwich so multiply as necessary. INGREDIENTS 2 slices choice of...

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Mason jar salads

Mason jar salads

There are many benefits of making mason jar salads, including: MEAL PREP - You can easily make enough salads to cover your meals for the week. SAVE $$ - Preparing and bringing your lunch to work can save you money compared to going out and buying a salad. HEALTHIER...

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Kale and Farro Salad with Almonds & Pomegranate

Kale and Farro Salad with Almonds & Pomegranate

INGREDIENTS 1 cup cooked farro (or sub wheat berries, bulgar wheat, quinoa, or other grain) 1 bunch lacinato kale ( 8-10 ounces) finely chopped, about 4–5 cups. 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely minced 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 bunch...

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Vegan Cheesecake Brownies (Gluten-free)

Vegan Cheesecake Brownies (Gluten-free)

A swirled cheesecake brownie that is vegan, gluten-free and easy to make! A sweet, tangy and decadent treat that is sure to impress the whole family, vegans and nonvegans alike! INGREDIENTS Brownies: 3 flax eggs (3 tablespoons flaxseed meal + 6 tablespoons water) 1/2...

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Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Fresh vegetarian spring rolls are a quick, no-cook meal and are surprisingly easy to make. Fresh herbs are crucial to the finished spring roll, so be sure you have fresh cilantro, mint or basil on hand. Fresh Thai spring rolls are a great reason to use fresh mint and...

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Creamy Vegan Pasta

Creamy Vegan Pasta

This creamy vegan pasta is the perfect weeknight meal and one of our favorite vegan recipes! INGREDIENTS For the creamy vegan pasta sauce: 1½ cups cooked white beans, drained and rinsed ¼ cup vegetable broth, more as needed 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2...

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Chickpea Scramble Breakfast Bowl

Chickpea Scramble Breakfast Bowl

Ingredients Chickpea Scramble - 1 15 oz Can of Chickpeas - 1/2 Tsp Turmeric - 1/2 Tsp Salt - 1/2 Tsp Pepper - 1/4 White Onion diced - 2 Cloves Garlic minced - Drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil Breakfast Bowl - Mixed Greens - Handful of Parsley minced - Handful of...

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BLACKBERRY QUINOA BREAKFAST BOWL

BLACKBERRY QUINOA BREAKFAST BOWL

Blackberry Quinoa Breakfast Bowl gives a magical touch to your body with all the healthy foods inside and makes your body ready for the day. If you cook the quinoa ahead of time, preparing a power bowl like this takes no time. Ready in seconds! PRINT RECIPE Blackberry...

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Avocado Salad with Spicy Sesame-Tamari Granola

Avocado Salad with Spicy Sesame-Tamari Granola

INGREDIENTS 2 small avocados 1/2 lime 1/2 serrano chile (very thinly sliced) 1 tbsp. chile oil 2/3 c. Spicy Sesame-Tamari Granola DIRECTIONS 1. Slice avocados and arrange on platter. Squeeze juice of 1/2 lime on top, then sprinkle with serrano chile. 2. Drizzle with...

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Vegan Caesar Salad

Vegan Caesar Salad

INGREDIENTS For the Vegan Caesar Dressing (makes 1 cup) 1 medium garlic clove 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained + ¼ cup aquafaba (liquid from the can) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons yellow miso paste (or any miso marked light or white*) 2 tablespoons Dijon...

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Spinach Tofu Scramble

Spinach Tofu Scramble

INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 cloves minced garlic 1/2 tsp. turmeric 1 Tbsp. water 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 avocado (sliced) 1/2 cup white onion 1/2 block medium-firm tofu 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 1/2 tsp. sea salt 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast 1 cup spinach 1 cup oatmeal 2...

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Vegan Green Juice Detox

Vegan Green Juice Detox

I love a good Detox and although I do my own supported intermittent fast with my Isagenix products this juice is one I love to run through my juicer and have on hand. INGREDIENTS 1 cup leafy greens (spinach, kale, etc.) 1/2 cucumber 1 apple 1- inch ginger 1 peeled...

read more
Asian Spicy Sesame Cucumber Salad Recipe

Asian Spicy Sesame Cucumber Salad Recipe

Sharing from my friend Barrie who posted in a Vegan group! This Asian spicy sesame cucumber salad is so crunchy and addictive! The cucumber slices taste so marinated and mouthwatering! Super easy to make, this sesame cucumber salad is always a hit! #vegan #glutenfree...

read more
Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

SERVES 4-6 12oz brussels sprouts, tough outer leaves pulled away (10oz weight post trim) 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup dairy free cheese crumbles 1 pear, chopped 2 jumbo shallots, thinly sliced 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil For the...

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Simple Greek Avocado Sandwich

Simple Greek Avocado Sandwich

My favorite Greek salad ingredients sandwiched between layers of bread smothered with avocado and pesto. A quick, satisfying vegetarian lunch (vegan if you use cheese-free pesto). Recipe yields 1 sandwich so multiply as necessary. INGREDIENTS 2 slices choice of...

read more
Mason jar salads

Mason jar salads

There are many benefits of making mason jar salads, including: MEAL PREP - You can easily make enough salads to cover your meals for the week. SAVE $$ - Preparing and bringing your lunch to work can save you money compared to going out and buying a salad. HEALTHIER...

read more
Kale and Farro Salad with Almonds & Pomegranate

Kale and Farro Salad with Almonds & Pomegranate

INGREDIENTS 1 cup cooked farro (or sub wheat berries, bulgar wheat, quinoa, or other grain) 1 bunch lacinato kale ( 8-10 ounces) finely chopped, about 4–5 cups. 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, finely minced 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 bunch...

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Vegan Cheesecake Brownies (Gluten-free)

Vegan Cheesecake Brownies (Gluten-free)

A swirled cheesecake brownie that is vegan, gluten-free and easy to make! A sweet, tangy and decadent treat that is sure to impress the whole family, vegans and nonvegans alike! INGREDIENTS Brownies: 3 flax eggs (3 tablespoons flaxseed meal + 6 tablespoons water) 1/2...

read more
Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Fresh vegetarian spring rolls are a quick, no-cook meal and are surprisingly easy to make. Fresh herbs are crucial to the finished spring roll, so be sure you have fresh cilantro, mint or basil on hand. Fresh Thai spring rolls are a great reason to use fresh mint and...

read more
Creamy Vegan Pasta

Creamy Vegan Pasta

This creamy vegan pasta is the perfect weeknight meal and one of our favorite vegan recipes! INGREDIENTS For the creamy vegan pasta sauce: 1½ cups cooked white beans, drained and rinsed ¼ cup vegetable broth, more as needed 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2...

read more
Chickpea Scramble Breakfast Bowl

Chickpea Scramble Breakfast Bowl

Ingredients Chickpea Scramble - 1 15 oz Can of Chickpeas - 1/2 Tsp Turmeric - 1/2 Tsp Salt - 1/2 Tsp Pepper - 1/4 White Onion diced - 2 Cloves Garlic minced - Drizzle Extra Virgin Olive Oil Breakfast Bowl - Mixed Greens - Handful of Parsley minced - Handful of...

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BLACKBERRY QUINOA BREAKFAST BOWL

BLACKBERRY QUINOA BREAKFAST BOWL

Blackberry Quinoa Breakfast Bowl gives a magical touch to your body with all the healthy foods inside and makes your body ready for the day. If you cook the quinoa ahead of time, preparing a power bowl like this takes no time. Ready in seconds! PRINT RECIPE Blackberry...

read more
Avocado Salad with Spicy Sesame-Tamari Granola

Avocado Salad with Spicy Sesame-Tamari Granola

INGREDIENTS 2 small avocados 1/2 lime 1/2 serrano chile (very thinly sliced) 1 tbsp. chile oil 2/3 c. Spicy Sesame-Tamari Granola DIRECTIONS 1. Slice avocados and arrange on platter. Squeeze juice of 1/2 lime on top, then sprinkle with serrano chile. 2. Drizzle with...

read more
Vegan Caesar Salad

Vegan Caesar Salad

INGREDIENTS For the Vegan Caesar Dressing (makes 1 cup) 1 medium garlic clove 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained + ¼ cup aquafaba (liquid from the can) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons yellow miso paste (or any miso marked light or white*) 2 tablespoons Dijon...

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