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LEMON GINGER DETOX TEA

LEMON GINGER DETOX TEA

Lemon Ginger Detox Tea is a daily anti-inflammatory morning wellness drink to boost your immune system, stimulate your digestion and kick start your metabolism! INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 inch ginger, peeled and thinly sliced 1 large lemon, juice of 1/4 teaspoon...

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Chickpea & Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Chickpea & Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Healthy and nutritious, this sheet pan sweet potato breakfast hash with chickpeas is a great way to start the day! INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes, cut into 3/4 – 1 inch cubes 1/2 large onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced 1 green bell pepper, cored...

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AVOCADO CUCUMBER SUSHI ROLL

AVOCADO CUCUMBER SUSHI ROLL

Easy, healthy, and grain free, these vegan Avocado Cucumber Sushi Rolls with cauliflower rice and mango are perfect for a light lunch, dinner or make-ahead meal! INGREDIENTS 3 – 4 nori sheets 1 package cauliflower rice (16 oz.) or 1 lb. cauliflower head 1 tablespoons...

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Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Vegan Alfredo Sauce

The Best Vegan Alfredo Sauce is creamy, garlicky, and so easy to make from scratch with just a handful of pantry staples! It’s rich and indulgent comfort food made 100% dairy-free and oil-free! INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups raw cashews 3 – 4 garlic cloves 2 teaspoons white...

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Toasted Tofu + Avocado Sandwich

Toasted Tofu + Avocado Sandwich

Toasted Avocado-Tofu Sandwich features pan-seared tofu, sautéed onions, and creamy avocado with leafy greens and dijon for a wonderfully hearty & healthy vegan sandwich that I think you’re going to love! INGREDIENTS 14 – 16 oz. tofu (extra firm, firm or high...

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Mini Chickpea Flour Frittatas (Vegan)

Mini Chickpea Flour Frittatas (Vegan)

Veggie-filled and super easy to make, these chickpea flour frittatas are great any time of day. Great for meal prep! INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups chickpea flour (aka, garbanzo bean flour, gram flour) 1/4 cup nutritional yeast, optional 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon...

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WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

Whole roasted cauliflower encrusted with lemon tahini sauce is made with simple whole food plant-based ingredients and so easy to make for a vegan main meal or side dish! INGREDIENTS 1 head of cauliflower, about 2 lbs. 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice, about 1 – 2...

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Santa Fe Black Bean Burger

Santa Fe Black Bean Burger

Full of protein, fiber, and flavor, this Mexican-inspired Santa Fe Black Bean Burger is a vegan pantry recipe that’s easy to make, ready in minutes, and will leave you completely satisfied! INGREDIENTS 1 can (14 oz) organic black beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup oats...

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INSTANT POT STEEL CUT OATS

INSTANT POT STEEL CUT OATS

INGREDIENTS 1 cups steel cut oats 2 1/2 cups water pinch of salt Optional add-ins: 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cardamom To Serve: 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup, per serving 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or oat, cashew, soy, or your...

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QUICK + EASY NACHO BOWL (VEGAN)

QUICK + EASY NACHO BOWL (VEGAN)

This deconstructed nacho bowl recipe is a perfect way to use refried beans and fresh salsas for a delicious light snack or meal! INGREDIENTS 2 cups easy refried beans or 1 can (15oz) refried beans* 1 cup pico de gallo 1 cup fresh corn salsa 1 cup red cabbage, shredded...

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VEGAN QUESO

VEGAN QUESO

The best vegan queso is made with cashews, green chilies, and warm spices, creating a healthy dip made with whole food plant-based ingredients and ready in minutes! INGREDIENTS 1 cup raw cashews 1/2 – 3/4 cup water 1 clove garlic or 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 – 2...

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Strawberry Banana Muffins

Strawberry Banana Muffins

Packed with healthy fresh fruit and made without dairy or eggs, these delicious vegan strawberry banana muffins are so easy to make and perfect any time of day! INSTRUCTIONS 1/3 cup olive oil or vegan butter (at room temp)* 1/3 cup pure cane sugar, coconut sugar, or...

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Southern Blackberry Cobbler

Southern Blackberry Cobbler

INGREDIENTS 1 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup unsweetened vanilla plant milk, warmed if using coconut oil 1/3 cup coconut oil or vegan butter/margarine, warmed to a liquid state 2 – 3 cups (about 12oz.) blackberries,...

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Vegan Naan

Vegan Naan

Easy to make at home, skillet-cooked Indian-style bread is soft, fluffy, and delicious! Perfect for snacking, soaking up soups and stews, or using as a base for mini pizzas and wraps! INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour (all-purpose, white whole wheat, spelled or gluten-free...

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VEGAN CAULIFLOWER SOUP

VEGAN CAULIFLOWER SOUP

This creamy Vegan Cauliflower soup is full of flavor and uses simple ingredients for a healthy soup that’s quick and easy to make! Gluten-free recipe. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup vegan butter – Miyokos is the best (see notes for subs) 1 large onion, diced 3 cloves garlic,...

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LEMON GINGER DETOX TEA

LEMON GINGER DETOX TEA

Lemon Ginger Detox Tea is a daily anti-inflammatory morning wellness drink to boost your immune system, stimulate your digestion and kick start your metabolism! INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 inch ginger, peeled and thinly sliced 1 large lemon, juice of 1/4 teaspoon...

read more
Chickpea & Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Chickpea & Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Healthy and nutritious, this sheet pan sweet potato breakfast hash with chickpeas is a great way to start the day! INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes, cut into 3/4 – 1 inch cubes 1/2 large onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced 1 green bell pepper, cored...

read more
AVOCADO CUCUMBER SUSHI ROLL

AVOCADO CUCUMBER SUSHI ROLL

Easy, healthy, and grain free, these vegan Avocado Cucumber Sushi Rolls with cauliflower rice and mango are perfect for a light lunch, dinner or make-ahead meal! INGREDIENTS 3 – 4 nori sheets 1 package cauliflower rice (16 oz.) or 1 lb. cauliflower head 1 tablespoons...

read more
Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Vegan Alfredo Sauce

The Best Vegan Alfredo Sauce is creamy, garlicky, and so easy to make from scratch with just a handful of pantry staples! It’s rich and indulgent comfort food made 100% dairy-free and oil-free! INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups raw cashews 3 – 4 garlic cloves 2 teaspoons white...

read more
Toasted Tofu + Avocado Sandwich

Toasted Tofu + Avocado Sandwich

Toasted Avocado-Tofu Sandwich features pan-seared tofu, sautéed onions, and creamy avocado with leafy greens and dijon for a wonderfully hearty & healthy vegan sandwich that I think you’re going to love! INGREDIENTS 14 – 16 oz. tofu (extra firm, firm or high...

read more
Mini Chickpea Flour Frittatas (Vegan)

Mini Chickpea Flour Frittatas (Vegan)

Veggie-filled and super easy to make, these chickpea flour frittatas are great any time of day. Great for meal prep! INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups chickpea flour (aka, garbanzo bean flour, gram flour) 1/4 cup nutritional yeast, optional 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon...

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WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

Whole roasted cauliflower encrusted with lemon tahini sauce is made with simple whole food plant-based ingredients and so easy to make for a vegan main meal or side dish! INGREDIENTS 1 head of cauliflower, about 2 lbs. 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup lemon juice, about 1 – 2...

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Santa Fe Black Bean Burger

Santa Fe Black Bean Burger

Full of protein, fiber, and flavor, this Mexican-inspired Santa Fe Black Bean Burger is a vegan pantry recipe that’s easy to make, ready in minutes, and will leave you completely satisfied! INGREDIENTS 1 can (14 oz) organic black beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup oats...

read more
INSTANT POT STEEL CUT OATS

INSTANT POT STEEL CUT OATS

INGREDIENTS 1 cups steel cut oats 2 1/2 cups water pinch of salt Optional add-ins: 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cardamom To Serve: 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup, per serving 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or oat, cashew, soy, or your...

read more
QUICK + EASY NACHO BOWL (VEGAN)

QUICK + EASY NACHO BOWL (VEGAN)

This deconstructed nacho bowl recipe is a perfect way to use refried beans and fresh salsas for a delicious light snack or meal! INGREDIENTS 2 cups easy refried beans or 1 can (15oz) refried beans* 1 cup pico de gallo 1 cup fresh corn salsa 1 cup red cabbage, shredded...

read more
VEGAN QUESO

VEGAN QUESO

The best vegan queso is made with cashews, green chilies, and warm spices, creating a healthy dip made with whole food plant-based ingredients and ready in minutes! INGREDIENTS 1 cup raw cashews 1/2 – 3/4 cup water 1 clove garlic or 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 – 2...

read more
Strawberry Banana Muffins

Strawberry Banana Muffins

Packed with healthy fresh fruit and made without dairy or eggs, these delicious vegan strawberry banana muffins are so easy to make and perfect any time of day! INSTRUCTIONS 1/3 cup olive oil or vegan butter (at room temp)* 1/3 cup pure cane sugar, coconut sugar, or...

read more
Southern Blackberry Cobbler

Southern Blackberry Cobbler

INGREDIENTS 1 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup unsweetened vanilla plant milk, warmed if using coconut oil 1/3 cup coconut oil or vegan butter/margarine, warmed to a liquid state 2 – 3 cups (about 12oz.) blackberries,...

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Vegan Naan

Vegan Naan

Easy to make at home, skillet-cooked Indian-style bread is soft, fluffy, and delicious! Perfect for snacking, soaking up soups and stews, or using as a base for mini pizzas and wraps! INGREDIENTS 2 cups flour (all-purpose, white whole wheat, spelled or gluten-free...

read more
VEGAN CAULIFLOWER SOUP

VEGAN CAULIFLOWER SOUP

This creamy Vegan Cauliflower soup is full of flavor and uses simple ingredients for a healthy soup that’s quick and easy to make! Gluten-free recipe. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup vegan butter – Miyokos is the best (see notes for subs) 1 large onion, diced 3 cloves garlic,...

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