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SOCCA (FARINATA) – CHICKPEA FLATBREAD RECIPE

SOCCA (FARINATA) – CHICKPEA FLATBREAD RECIPE

Socca is a simple, savory gluten-free, grain-free flatbread that pairs well with soups, salads or eaten alone! INGREDIENTS 1 cup chickpea flour (aka besan or garbanzo bean flour) 1 cup lukewarm water 1/2 teaspoon mineral salt 1 – 2 tablespoons olive oil optional...

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Vegan Corn Chowder

Vegan Corn Chowder

Creamy and chock full of veggies, this Vegan Corn Chowder is 100% dairy-free and easy to make with a handful of simple, everyday ingredients! INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil or 1/4 cup water 1 medium onion, diced 3 – 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium red bell...

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CRISPY BAKED KALE CHIPS

CRISPY BAKED KALE CHIPS

It’s so easy to make kale chips! These chips are seasoned to perfection and come out impossibly crispy. INGREDIENTS 1 bunch Tuscan kale (also labeled as Lacinato or dinosaur kale) ½ tablespoon olive oil Heaping ⅛ teaspoon fine sea or kosher salt ¼ teaspoon onion...

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Summer Lemonade with Orange & Mint

Summer Lemonade with Orange & Mint

In the scorching summer heat, this refreshing and fruity lemonade will feel like taking a dip in the cool ocean. Made with real, fresh Summer fruits! INGREDIENTS 1 cup water 1 lemon’s juice 3 orange’s juice 3 tsp cane sugar (I use stevia) 10 mint leaves ice cubes...

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MATCHA + COCONUT MILKSHAKE

MATCHA + COCONUT MILKSHAKE

Vegan Matcha Milkshake made with matcha and a toasted coconut & cashew nut milk, is super easy and a delicious treat any time of day! Matcha and coconut are a lovely flavor combination. This vegan milkshake is light, refreshing and will give you a boost of energy!...

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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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SOCCA (FARINATA) – CHICKPEA FLATBREAD RECIPE

SOCCA (FARINATA) – CHICKPEA FLATBREAD RECIPE

Socca is a simple, savory gluten-free, grain-free flatbread that pairs well with soups, salads or eaten alone! INGREDIENTS 1 cup chickpea flour (aka besan or garbanzo bean flour) 1 cup lukewarm water 1/2 teaspoon mineral salt 1 – 2 tablespoons olive oil optional...

read more
Vegan Corn Chowder

Vegan Corn Chowder

Creamy and chock full of veggies, this Vegan Corn Chowder is 100% dairy-free and easy to make with a handful of simple, everyday ingredients! INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil or 1/4 cup water 1 medium onion, diced 3 – 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium red bell...

read more
CRISPY BAKED KALE CHIPS

CRISPY BAKED KALE CHIPS

It’s so easy to make kale chips! These chips are seasoned to perfection and come out impossibly crispy. INGREDIENTS 1 bunch Tuscan kale (also labeled as Lacinato or dinosaur kale) ½ tablespoon olive oil Heaping ⅛ teaspoon fine sea or kosher salt ¼ teaspoon onion...

read more
Summer Lemonade with Orange & Mint

Summer Lemonade with Orange & Mint

In the scorching summer heat, this refreshing and fruity lemonade will feel like taking a dip in the cool ocean. Made with real, fresh Summer fruits! INGREDIENTS 1 cup water 1 lemon’s juice 3 orange’s juice 3 tsp cane sugar (I use stevia) 10 mint leaves ice cubes...

read more
MATCHA + COCONUT MILKSHAKE

MATCHA + COCONUT MILKSHAKE

Vegan Matcha Milkshake made with matcha and a toasted coconut & cashew nut milk, is super easy and a delicious treat any time of day! Matcha and coconut are a lovely flavor combination. This vegan milkshake is light, refreshing and will give you a boost of energy!...

read more
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