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maple candied pecans

Healthy Maple Candied Pecans (refined sugar-free)

Whether you're baking for the holidays or snacking on a weekday, Healthy Maple Candied Pecans provide the perfect salty-sweet combo with a satisfying crunch! I love them overtop salads, oatmeal, grain bowls, or on their own as a tasty snack. Warm Healthy Maple Candied...
Vegan Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

Easy Vegan Apple Crisp (Gluten-Free + Refined Sugar-Free)

This rustic and flavorful Easy Vegan Apple Crisp uses fresh Granny Smith apples and a gluten-free and refined sugar-free topping! It's full of savory fall flavor and a scoop of dairy-free ice cream takes it to the next level. This vegan and gluten-free apple crisp is...
Easy Vegan Creamy Pumpkin Oatmeal

Vegan Creamy Pumpkin Oatmeal

Autumn months call for pumpkin-flavored goodness! This Vegan Creamy Pumpkin Oatmeal is deliciously spiced, cooked to fluffy perfection, and sure to satisfy all of your seasonal pumpkin cravings. This is a cozy, nutritious and filling breakfast that my family...

Our Family Weekly Meal Plan (vegan and gluten-free)

I oftentimes get asked what a typical week of plant-based and gluten-free eating looks like for our family of five.  So today, I'm sharing an example week that looks pretty standard for our family.  This includes breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner for all...

My new e-Cookbook is out now! It’s a must-have cookbook that’s stuffed to the brim with 31 all-new plant-based smoothie recipes!

I know you already know how to make a green smoothie and a basic chocolate smoothie, so you’ll find exciting new smoothie recipes that you’ve never tried before.

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Vegan Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

Easy Vegan Apple Crisp (Gluten-Free + Refined Sugar-Free)

This rustic and flavorful Easy Vegan Apple Crisp uses fresh Granny Smith apples and a gluten-free and refined sugar-free topping! It's full of savory fall flavor and a scoop of dairy-free ice cream takes it to the next level. This vegan and gluten-free apple crisp is...

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Crumble Bars (refined sugar-free)

These vegan and gluten-free blueberry crumble bars are sweet enough to be dessert but healthy enough for breakfast or a snack.  They have a sweet juicy blueberry center surrounded by the perfect crumbly crust.  These bars are easy to make and refined...
Two-Tier Easy Chocolate Cake

Easy Two-Tier Chocolate Sweet Potato Cake Made in Loaf Pans! (vegan + gluten-free + nut-free + refined sugar-free)

This rich and decadent vegan chocolate sweet potato cake with chocolate sweet potato frosting is dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free and loaded with nutritious sweet potato in every bite!  To make an easy two-tier cake you'll use two...
Vegan Gluten-Free Rainbow Sheet Cake

Vegan Gluten-Free Vanilla Sheet Cake with Rainbow Frosting

This vegan and gluten-free vanilla sheet cake has a vibrant rainbow swirl frosting that makes it extra festive.  The cake is light, fluffy and perfectly sweet.  Best of all, this easy recipe contains nutritious ingredients that you can feel really good...
Vegan Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Vegan Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

This indulgent Vegan Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake is perfect to make for your next celebration!  It is soft and rich in the center with chewy golden brown edges.  It is naturally sweetened and uses all gluten-free and plant-based ingredients. ...
Vegan Gluten Free Sweet Potato Brownies with Almond Butter Swirl

Vegan and Gluten-Free Olive Oil Sweet Potato Brownies with Almond Butter Swirl and Flaky Sea Salt (refined sugar free)

These Vegan and Gluten-Free Olive Oil Sweet Potato Brownies with Almond Butter Swirl and Flaky Sea Salt are every bit as decadent and amazing as they sound.  Each bite is so rich and fudgy you will be in total chocolate nirvana.  These nutritious brownies...

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Easy Vegan Mexican Quinoa Salad

This Easy Vegan Mexican Quinoa Salad is full of delicious flavor and a variety of textures while offering nutritious ingredients.  It is simple to prepare and uses mostly pantry ingredients you likely have on hand like dry quinoa and canned black beans.  It has a...

Vegan Tzatziki Sauce

This ultra-creamy homemade Vegan Tzatziki Sauce is so quick and easy to make and has the perfect amount of tang and freshness.  All you need is cashews, lemon, cucumber, apple cider vinegar, fresh dill and garlic.  Everything goes in your blender and out...

Instant Pot Cauliflower and Chickpea Tikka Masala with Coconut Rice (vegan)

A vegan spin on tikka masala made with tender cauliflower, hearty chickpeas and sweet and creamy coconut milk!  This cozy recipe uses mostly pantry items that you likely have on hand.  It is a ridiculously easy and flavorful meal that comes together...

Classic Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

This is my current go-to vegan and gluten-free cookie recipe.  I have many cookie recipes on this blog but here are the reasons I am loving this one now: The BEST consistency - they are soft-baked but ever so slightly crispy on the outside.  They stay...

One-Pot Sweet & Spiced Quinoa Lentil Salad

This flavorful one-pot sweet and spiced quinoa lentil salad is the perfect easy dish to make for lunch or dinner and serve hot or cold.  It is full of nutrient-rich ingredients and is vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free.  The recipe only requires five...

Creamy Split Pea Turmeric & Red Lentil Vegetable Soup

This post is brought to you by Imagine.  In partnership with Imagine, I encourage you to embrace creativity in your at-home cooking by experimenting with your own simple and approachable recipes. Creamy Split Pea Turmeric & Red Lentil Vegetable Soup I love a...

The Creamiest Chia Seed Pudding

This is the absolute creamiest chia seed pudding recipe you will find.  It is a simple make-ahead breakfast or snack that is filling and incredibly nutritious.   The Creamiest Chia Seed Pudding Chia seed pudding makes a creamy, satisfying and nutritious...

2-Ingredient Strawberry Sorbet

This refreshing and smooth strawberry sorbet could not be more simple.  No ice cream maker or churning needed.  This method is quick and simple.  And you only need two ingredients: frozen strawberries and pure maple syrup.  Toss both into your...

Healthy & Creamy Key Lime Pie Popsicles

These creamy, frozen treats make me feel like I'm on a tropical island.  They are bursting with zesty, fresh lime flavor and yet sweet and creamy (did I mention they are creamy??) just like key lime pie should be.  They feature just four ingredients: avocado, lime,...

No-Bake Fudgy Quinoa-Chia Bites

These quick and easy No-Bake Fudgy Quinoa-Chia Bites are absolutely delicious and full of amazing health benefits.  They offer healthy fats, plant-based protein and dietary fiber.   No-Bake Fudgy Quinoa-Chia Bites Sometimes I need a chocolate fix and...

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