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Crispy Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

An easy oven-baked method for the absolute crispiest Brussels sprouts.  This is a simple and flavorful vegetable side dish that everyone will quickly devour.  The outside is golden brown, caramelized and crispy and the inside is perfectly tender.  With a couple simple tricks, you too can achieve easy crispy maple roasted Brussels sprouts.   These easy

Soft and Chewy Vegan and Gluten-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (nut-free + refined sugar-free)

These vegan and gluten-free oatmeal raisin cookies are the perfect combination of soft and chewy.  This is a classic cookie recipe made healthier with nutritious ingredients.  The cookies are full of warm and comforting flavors like cinnamon and vanilla that are perfect for this time of year.  I love this easy recipe because the ingredients

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

This vegan pumpkin chili is the perfect seasonal one-pot nutritious meal!  It is spicy, slightly sweet, full of flavor and has the most incredible texture - you would never know it is entirely plant-based.  It is loaded with vegetables and plant-based protein to keep you satisfied.  The pumpkin adds creaminess and body to the chili

Vegan and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Muffins

When you can't decide between pumpkin and chocolate, go for both!  These vegan and gluten-free pumpkin chocolate swirl muffins are so festive and beyond delicious!  Not only are they dairy-free and egg-free but they are also refined sugar-free, soy-free, peanut-free and gluten-free.  I provide a nut-free option as well.     These vegan and gluten-free pumpkin chocolate

Homemade Vegan Chocolate (Refined Sugar-Free)

A simple 5-ingredient recipe for homemade vegan chocolate that is rich, creamy, decadent and best of all refined-sugar free.  This homemade chocolate recipe is also gluten-free, grain-free, paleo-friendly, dairy-free, hydrogenated oil-free, soy-free and nut-free, making it perfect for all types of dietary needs.  Homemade chocolate is not only easy and allergy-friendly, but it is also

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 quickly.  Everything goes into the Instant Pot and out comes the most incredible

Vegan and Gluten-Free Baked Crispy Cauliflower Poppers

Warm, salty and "breaded" cauliflower poppers are baked to crispy perfection and dipped in a cool and creamy vegan garlic cilantro lime sauce.  Instead of using traditional frying/breading methods, this recipe is oven-baked and uses ground-up pea crisps which provide a bit of plant-based protein in every bite.  You're going to love this veggie-forward appetizer

Homemade Chocolate Candy Bars (vegan + gluten-free)

A rich and decadent three-layer homemade dark chocolate candy bar that is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and peanut-free.  It starts with a sweet and crumbly cookie layer under a creamy almond butter layer that is topped with rich dark chocolate and flaky sea salt. This no-bake recipe comes together quickly and easily and can be stored

Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Garlic Pasta

A dairy-free take on pumpkin Alfredo that is luscious, full of flavor and the perfect fall comfort food.  The creamy vegan garlic pumpkin sauce comes together quickly in your blender while the pasta cooks.  Then, you pour it overtop your favorite noodle and dinner is done! No heavy cream or butter and yet it is