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A bowl of green hummus with some chopped cucumber and pita chips.

Zucchini Hummus

This zucchini hummus is made without chickpeas or oil and is easy to make in 5 minutes with just 5 healthy ingredients!

Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers

I’ve made veggie patties at home many, many times before but they almost almost fall apart. You can imagine how happy I was to find tonights spicy chickpea veggie burgers sticking together throughout cooking and...

Vegan Healthy Homemade Energy Bars with Hemp Seeds and Sunflower Seeds

Easy Vegan Snack Ideas

Snack foods can be one of the trickiest things for new vegans to figure out but with a little creativity there are plenty of yummy and healthy foods to keep your energy levels humming...

Plant-Based Diet Books

This list covers the best plant-based diet books and resources that will help you understand the why and how of a plant-based lifestyle. These books and other resources discuss nutrition, recipes, food production, factory...

Bowl of roasted garlic hummus with crackers, red pepper and broccoli.

Roasted Garlic Hummus

If you love garlic, you will love this creamy, homemade roasted garlic hummus! Enjoy this simple dip with raw veggies or crackers, in sandwiches or wraps or added to salads. This recipe is healthy,...

Easy, healthy, no-bake raw vegan hazelnut truffles on a white plate.

No-Bake Hazelnut Truffles

These no-bake vegan hazelnut truffles have the most amazing, decadent texture but are made from simple ingredients like hazelnuts, coconut and dates. Recipe Features easy to make – prep time is about 10 minutes...

Jar of vegan spinach pesto with a spoon in it.

Vegan Spinach Pesto

This delicious vegan spinach pesto is perfect as a spread for sandwiches and wraps, over pasta and pizza, mixed with roasted veggies or as a dip for raw veggies or crackers. Vegan Pesto Ingredients...

Vegan Coconut Milk Smoothies

3 Coconut Milk Smoothie Recipes

Today I’m sharing 3 coconut milk smoothies made with coconut milk straight from the can and full of fat! I use a mixture of coconut milk and almond milk for the ultimate thick and...

Hand reaching for some baked crispy kale chips.

Kale Chips

Crispy kale chips are a great alternative to store-bought chips but with a fraction of the fat and calories and none of the preservatives and artificial flavors. Making kale chips in the oven is an easy...