Category Archives: Vegan Recipes

These vegan recipes are made with nutritious plant based ingredients. These recipes don’t contain any animal products and also happen to be gluten free as well as refined sugar free.

Dairy Free Scalloped Potatoes

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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)

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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

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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 Buckwheat flour gives these gluten

Paleo Pumpkin Cookies

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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 I used canned pureed pumpkin in this recipe (be sure to use unsweetened purée as opposed to canned pumpkin pie filling).

Vegan Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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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 These muffins call for ripe bananas. Ideally, use bananas

Caramelized Mushrooms

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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 There a

Black Bean Chocolate Cake

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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 This cake calls for canned black beans with no salt added. Be sure to drain and rinse the beans well. Alternatively you

Stovetop Candied Pecans

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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

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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

Maple Vinaigrette

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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 This vinaigrette

Vegan Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

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These vegan gluten free peanut butter cookies are chewy with crisp edges. They’re perfect if you’re craving a treat that’s both sweet and a little salty. They’re easy to make and so delicious. These flourless cookies are grain free, dairy free, egg free, and refined sugar free. They’re a plant based dessert or snack option

Vegan Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These paleo and vegan tahini chocolate chip cookies have a satisfying chewy texture and slightly crispy edges. They’re sweet and chocolaty with just the right amount of vanilla and salt to balance the flavours. These plant based, paleo diet friendly cookies are also gluten free, dairy free, and nut free. Main ingredients in these vegan

Maple Walnut Cookies

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These maple walnut cookies have crispy edges, chewy centres, and the right balance of sweet with just a hint of salty. They’re paleo diet friendly, vegan, gluten free, and refined sugar free. These cookies are so easy to make. They’re perfect for baking with kids (and feeding kids because they’re quite nutrient dense). Main ingredients

Mini Cornbread Muffins

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These mini cornbread muffins are sweet, tender, and delicious. They’re gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free, and so easy to make. These sweet mini corn muffins are perfect served alongside a bowl of vegan chilli, but they work equally well served on their own for a snack or breakfast. These muffins are also perfect as

Vegan Brownie Cookies

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These vegan brownie cookies are a gluten free, refined sugar free, paleo diet friendly cross between a brownie and a cookie. They’re a hybrid that combines the flavours and textures of those two treats in one tasty little baked good. These dairy free, egg free, and grain free brownie cookies are so easy to make

Chocolate Tahini Frosting (Vegan & Paleo)

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This chocolate tahini frosting has just the right balance of sweet and salty. It’s paleo diet friendly, vegan, refined sugar free, and has a rich and gooey consistency similar to that of a fudge frosting. This icing is perfect on cakes and cupcakes, but you can also heat it up on the stove or in

Vegan Puttanesca

A heaping portion of vegan puttanesca pasta in a white bowl.

This vegan puttanesca pasta is full of bold, briny flavour. It’s a delicious and hearty plant based version of a classic Italian inspired pasta dish. Unlike traditional puttanesca sauce, this vegan version is made without anchovies. It isn’t traditional, but it turned out really tasty and has no shortage of flavour (thanks to generous amounts

Refined Sugar Free Sweet Tea

A glass of sugar free sweet tea with ice and sliced lemons.

This refined sugar free sweet tea is a refreshing and delicious drink with no added sugar. It’s perfect for barbecues and outdoor parties during the warmer months, but no special occasion is required to enjoy this flavourful thirst quencher. This iced tea is sweetened with a simple date syrup instead of white sugar. This recipe

Vegan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

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These vegan stuffed portobello mushrooms are an easy, delicious, and flavourful plant based meal. They’re filling, substantial, and perfect as a first course by themselves or as a main course with some salad. These stuffed mushrooms are impressive enough to serve when entertaining, but easy enough to whip up whenever you’re craving them – no

Vegan Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

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These vegan hasselback sweet potatoes are a delicious gluten free side dish perfect for Christmas, Thanksgiving, or any other festive occasion. They’re easy to make and are ideal for entertaining, but they also work well alongside a simple meal with no special occasion required.

Date Paste Recipe

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Date paste is a delicious refined sugar substitute, perfect for sweetening cakes, muffins, and other nutritious treats. Dates are full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and provide a source of quick and convenient yet long lasting energy. Baking with date paste Cooking and baking with date paste is an easy way to eliminate refined sugar

Cashew Alfredo Sauce

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This dairy free cashew alfredo sauce is rich, velvety, and perfect tossed with gluten free fettuccine noodles. If you’re craving vegan comfort food in the form of a creamy pasta dish, this recipe fits the bill. Main ingredients in this cashew alfredo sauce Instead of using butter and cream like traditional alfredo sauces do, this