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Apple Beet Slaw

This sweet and tangy, vegan beet slaw with apples, onion, and cabbage is easy to make in 15 minutes and is perfect as a healthy side salad or topping for burgers, bowls and tacos.

Floating Huts on Chiew Lan Lake

Chiew Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park

When I was researching our recent trip to Thailand, one destination I just couldn’t resist including was the spectacular Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani Province. The more I read about it, the more...

Stack of 4 chocolate vegan protein cookies sitting on a cooling rack with some chocolate chips sprinkled around them.

Vegan Double Chocolate Protein Cookies

These double chocolate protein cookies are made with a secret ingredient that adds protein and fiber to the recipe. Can you guess what it is? It’s beans! This recipe is vegan, gluten-free and oil-free....

Slice of pumpkin cheesecake topped with whipped cream on a small plate. Bite taken out of slice of cake with a fork.

Best Vegan Pumpkin Recipes

This list of the best vegan pumpkin recipes covers everything from pumpkin cheesecake to easy pumpkin pie, pumpkin oat cookies, pumpkin pancakes and more. This delicious list features mostly desserts but you’ll also find...

A stack of chocolate energy balls on a plate.

Mocha Maca Energy Balls

These no-bake maca energy balls are made with dates, protein powder, maca, cocoa, coffee, almond butter, and cinnamon for a delicious energizing treat.

Small glass jar of vegan chocolate avocado pudding topped with raspberries and mint.

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

This easy vegan chocolate avocado pudding is easy to make with just a few simple ingredients. If you’re a little sceptical of mixing avocado and chocolate, worry not, this pudding, or avocado mousse, really...

Cashew Butter Chocolate Chia Oats #overnightoats #veganbreakfasts #glutenfree

Vegan Chocolate Chia Seed Oatmeal

This vegan chocolate chia seed oatmeal is thick, creamy and the perfect solution to busy morning.  Recipe Health Benefits Chia seeds are packed full of nutrition and make a great addition to a plant-based...