Vegan Buckwheat Pancakes

A stack of buckwheat pancakes dripping with maple syrup.

These vegan buckwheat pancakes are hearty, flavourful, and delicious. They’re easy to make, nutritious, and have an earthy, slightly floral flavour from the buckwheat flour in this recipe. These pancakes are perfect for lazy weekends but are also great for meal prepping. You can make a batch and freeze them so you’ll have something quick

Coconut Candy Bars

Chocolate coconut bars displayed on a plate.

These coconut candy bars are a delightful gluten free, grain free, and nut free treat. They’re perfect when you’re craving the combination of chocolate and coconut. Key ingredients & substitutions As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. These bars are made with shredded coconut. Be sure that the coconut you’re using is unsweetened

Date and Coconut Balls

Nine coconut balls on a white plate.

These date and coconut balls are an easy, filling, and delicious snack packed with nutrients. They’re gluten free, vegan, nut free, and refined sugar free. You can prep these in advance and store them in the fridge so you’ll have a nutritious snack ready to go on busy days. These are sweet enough to satisfy

Caramelized Almonds

A bowl of candied almonds.

These caramelized almonds have the perfect balance of sweet and salty flavours. They’re spiced with cinnamon and cloves and have a satisfying crunchy texture. These nutritious candied almonds are gluten free, vegan, and make a great snack or post-dinner treat. Main ingredients and substitutions As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. It’s best

Vanilla Orange Cake

A loaf cake with a slice cut off next to oranges.

This vanilla orange cake is sweet, fragrant, rich, and flavourful. It’s nutritious enough to enjoy for breakfast or a snack, yet sweet enough to satisfy a dessert craving. This gluten free, paleo diet friendly orange loaf cake is filling, nutrient-rich, and perfect with a cup of coffee or tea.  Main ingredients and substitutions  As an

Chocolate Buckwheat Cake

A slice of cake with three raspberries on top.

This rich and decadent chocolate buckwheat cake is perfect for special occasions. It has a sweet, chocolaty glaze that drips down the sides of the cake for a pretty presentation. Serve it as a birthday cake or whenever you’re craving an indulgent yet nutritious gluten free vegan treat. Main ingredients and substitutions As an Amazon

Dark Chocolate Hummus

A bowl of chocolate hummus next to a pile of strawberries.

This dark chocolate hummus is a tasty vegan dessert idea that will satisfy any chocolate craving. It’s easy to make and calls for simple, nutritious ingredients. Serve this as a fruit dip for fresh strawberries, raspberries, bananas, apple slices, or any other type of fruit you prefer. Main ingredients Hummus is traditionally made from chickpeas

Buckwheat Banana Bread

A loaf of banana bread on a white platter.

This buckwheat banana bread is a hearty and delicious treat made with buckwheat flour. It’s gluten free, vegan, and refined sugar free. Serve a slice of this filling, nutritious bread for breakfast, snack time, or dessert. It’s sweet, flavourful, and completely satisfying served on its own, but for an extra special treat you can dress it

Chocolate Covered Dates

Six chocolate covered dates on a white plate.

These chocolate covered dates are a simple and delicious gluten free finger food dessert. They’re perfect for special occasions and also make great holiday gifts – just put some in a cellophane bag or paper box and add a festive ribbon. Main ingredients As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. There are many

Paleo Donuts

Five donuts arranged on a plate.

These chocolate glazed paleo donuts are intensely chocolaty, with a satisfying cake-like texture. They’re easy to make and perfect when you’re craving a nutritious treat. Unlike traditional donuts, these ones aren’t fried. Instead they’re baked in the oven using a nonstick donut pan. In addition to being paleo diet friendly and grain free, these donuts

Edible Brownie Batter

Chopped walnuts sprinkled over a dish of brownie batter.

This edible brownie batter is thick, gooey, intensely chocolaty, and so delicious. This treat is so easy to make and will satisfy any chocolate craving. It also happens to be vegan, gluten free, and paleo diet friendly. This recipe is perfect for picky kids because it tastes like such a treat but it’s made from

Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip

A bowl of spinach artichoke dip next to a plate of crackers.

This vegan spinach artichoke dip is a delicious gluten free appetizer for special occasions. It’s perfect served warm with your favourite crackers or some crunchy raw vegetables. Main ingredients As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I used fresh baby spinach in this recipe because it has the perfect melt in your mouth

Coconut Flour Crepes

Three crepes displayed on a white plate.

These coconut flour crepes are just as delicious as traditional crepes, but these ones are paleo diet friendly, gluten free, and dairy free. Serve them with sweet fillings for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Or stuff them with your favourite savoury fillings for dinner or lunch. Main ingredients As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying

Dairy Free Scalloped Potatoes

A white plate full of scalloped potatoes.

These creamy, gluten free, dairy free scalloped potatoes are easy to make and perfect for the holidays. They make a delicious plant-based side dish for Christmas, Thanksgiving, or whenever you’re craving comfort food. The top layer of these scalloped potatoes is slightly crispy, but the layers beneath are coated in a luscious, creamy, sauce that

Peanut Butter Banana Blondies (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Some blondies stacked next to bananas.

These mouth-watering peanut butter banana blondies are vegan, gluten free, and oil free. They’re easy to make, freezer-friendly, and nutritious. These treats are a delicious plant-based dessert or snack. You can make these in advance and store them in an airtight container for up to five days or freeze them for up to six months.

Buckwheat Muffins

Muffins displayed on a plate.

These banana chocolate buckwheat muffins are made with buckwheat flour, a nutritious gluten free alternative to wheat flour that I recently discovered. These delicious muffins are easy to make and freezer friendly, so they’re perfect for a make-ahead, gluten free vegan breakfast or snack. Buckwheat Flour Muffins – Key Ingredients As an Amazon Associate I

Paleo Pumpkin Cookies

Six pumpkin cookies displayed on a plate.

These soft and chewy paleo pumpkin cookies are a nutritious treat for fall or whenever you’re craving pumpkin spice. They’re gluten free, dairy free, oil free, and vegan. Paleo Pumpkin Cookies – Main Ingredients As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I used canned pureed pumpkin in this recipe (be sure to use

Oat Flour Pancakes

Three pancakes stacked with maple syrup dripping off them.

These gluten free oat flour pancakes are thick, fluffy, and have a subtle hint of sweetness. These pancakes are one of my favourite oat flour recipes because they’re easy to make, nutritious, filling, and perfect for breakfast or brunch on the weekends. You can also freeze these for a convenient, make-ahead breakfast for busy mornings.

Vegan Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Five muffins on a white plate against a tile back splash.

These vegan banana chocolate chip muffins turned out sweet and tender with a satisfying, cake-like texture. Serve these vegan banana muffins for breakfast, snack, or even dessert. They’re gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and nut free. Main ingredients in these vegan banana chocolate chip muffins As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Caramelized Mushrooms

Sauteed mushrooms on a plate against a white tile background.

Perfectly caramelized mushrooms require you to spend a bit of time at the stove, but the delicious and deeply flavourful results are 100% worth the effort. These golden brown sauteed mushrooms have slightly crispy edges and a satisfying, meaty texture. They’re vegan, paleo diet friendly, and gluten free. How to make caramelized mushrooms As an

Black Bean Chocolate Cake

A slice of cake with walnuts and chocolate sauce on top.

This mouthwatering black bean chocolate cake is vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free, and grain free. It’s sweet and chocolaty with a fudgy, brownie-like texture. Main ingredients in this black bean chocolate cake As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This cake calls for canned black beans with no salt added. Be sure

Stovetop Candied Pecans

A glass dish filled with pecans.

These stovetop candied pecans are an easy and tasty snack for special occasions. They’re the perfect nibbles for Christmas, Thanksgiving, or New Year’s Eve. This candied pecans recipe can be prepared in advance and makes a great addition to a cheese board. These spiced pecans have the right balance of sweet, savoury, salty, and spicy

Vegan Cashew Cheesecake

A slice of cheesecake with three cherries on top.

This vegan cashew cheesecake is chocolatey and sweet with a subtle tanginess – just like traditional cheesecake has. This dairy free version is a delicious plant-based, gluten free dessert for special occasions. Many vegan cheesecake recipes need to be kept in the freezer and tend to melt if they’re left at room temperature. This cheesecake is

Vegan Mushroom Meatballs

Three vegan meatballs on a plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce.

If you’re looking for a tasty, filling, gluten free dinner or lunch idea, give these vegan mushroom meatballs a try. They’re delicious served with pasta and marinara sauce, in sandwiches, or simply eaten on their own. These vegan meatballs are perfect for meal prepping. You can make them in advance and store them in an

Paleo Banana Pancakes

Three pancakes stacked on a white plate.

These paleo banana pancakes turned out sweet, thick, fluffy, and delicious. They’re gluten free, dairy free, and perfect for breakfast or brunch served with maple syrup. Or add a handful of fresh berries, a drizzle of almond butter, or some dark chocolate chips to these paleo pancakes. Paleo Banana Pancakes – Main Ingredients As an

Maple Vinaigrette

A white plate full of salad against a white background.

If you’re craving a simple salad dressing that balances sweet and savoury, this maple vinaigrette fits the bill. This dressing is perfect tossed with whatever fresh greens you have on hand. Add a sprinkling of chopped nuts and you’ve got a festive salad that will disappear quickly. Main ingredients in this maple vinaigrette As an

Tahini Pasta

A white bowl filled with pasta in a creamy sauce.

This creamy, vegan tahini pasta is pure comfort food. It’s rich, filling, and so easy to throw together quickly for a satisfying plant based dinner or lunch. Tahini Pasta – Key Ingredients As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. The tahini sauce calls for just a few simple ingredients – tahini being the

Paleo Sweet Potato Muffins

Seven muffins arranged on a white plate.

These paleo sweet potato muffins have a satisfying, cake-like texture and just the right amount of sweetness. They’re gluten free, grain free, and dairy free. These paleo diet friendly muffins are perfect for tricking picky kids or toddlers into eating something quite nutritious (that tastes like dessert). You can feel good about serving these nutrient