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Carrot Cake Energy Balls

These carrot cake energy balls take minutes to make with just 4 simple ingredients and are vegan, gluten-free, oil-free and nut-free! Why Make this Recipe many no-bake energy bite recipes call for nuts but...

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Simple Chickpea Salad

This fresh and simple chickpea salad takes just minutes to make with a few everyday ingredients. Vegan and gluten-free, it’s an easy, healthy way to include more beans in your diet. What You’ll Need...

A bowl of rice and beans topped with avocado and salsa.

Black Beans and Rice

Vegan rice and beans are a classic combo that's easy to make, healthy, filling and versatile. Enjoy them on their own, topped with avocado and salsa or added to tacos, burritos and salads. This...

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Vegan Lentil Recipes

This collection of vegan lentil recipes covers all the best ways to use different types of lentils in your kitchen. From tacos to soups and curries and even desserts, you will love these healthy,...

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No-Bake Superfood Energy Bars

These no-bake superfood energy bars with chocolate are vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, packed with nutrition and have the most amazing flavor! Easy to make and customizable to whatever you have on hand.

A bright bowl of healthy ingredients pickled onions, cauliflower, quinoa, kale and olives.

Cauliflower Quinoa Tabouli Bowls

These vegan and gluten-free cauliflower quinoa tabouli bowls are loaded with nutrition, flavor and texture. They feature roasted cauliflower, quinoa tabouli, kale, kalamata olives, pickled red onions and creamy tahini sauce. Ingredient Notes Here...

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Vegan Cashew Carrot Soup

This vegan cashew carrot soup is the perfect blend of cashews, carrot, coconut, and ginger. It’s rich and creamy but dairy-free, oil-free and made with healthy, whole-food ingredients. Ingredient Notes Here are a few...

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Peanut Butter Granola

This easy peanut butter granola recipe calls for just 4-ingredients: oats, peanut butter, coconut oil and maple syrup. Enjoy with sliced banana, blueberries and plant-based milk or yogurt for a delicious breakfast treat. Why...

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Plant-Based Instant Pot Recipes

Plant-based Instant Pot recipes are easy to make and work great for both pantry and fresh ingredients. From vegetables to beans and even dessert, the Instant Pot is a versatile and convenient addition to...

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Natural Sugar Substitutes

In this guide to natural sugar substitutes, we’ll be reviewing alternatives to refined white sugar. The world of sugar can be confusing and there are a lot of questions to be answered. What exactly...