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.

Vegan Pumpkin Brownies

Five vegan pumpkin brownies piled next to a pumpkin against a white tile background.

These vegan pumpkin brownies taste just as you’d imagine: like a cross between pumpkin pie and chocolate brownies. This treat is perfect if you’re craving fall flavours. These brownies would make a great addition to a vegan Thanksgiving or Halloween party sweet table. They’re equal parts chocolaty and pumpkin spicy and they also happen to

Vegan Cream Of Cauliflower Soup

A bowl of vegan cream of cauliflower soup with a spoon lifting up a bite.

This vegan cream of cauliflower soup is perfect when you’re craving a rich, creamy, velvety plant-based soup. This soup is hearty and filling – basically a meal in and of itself. This soup is ideal for meal prepping. Make a double batch and reheat the leftovers all week long for easy dinner or lunches. Main

Gluten Free Vegan Apple Crumble

A pile of gluten free vegan apple crumble with ice cream on a white plate.

This gluten free vegan apple crumble is a cozy dessert recipe that’s perfect for fall. It’s delicious on its own but even better topped with a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream for an extra special treat. This recipe would be perfect as a vegan Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert but works equally well year round.

Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole (Gluten Free)

Sweet potato casserole in a glass dish with a scoop missing.

This gluten free, vegan sweet potato casserole hits the spot when you’re craving something warm, cozy, and substantial. It’s perfect as a plant-based side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Main ingredients in this vegan sweet potato casserole The star of this casserole is the crispy, crumbly topping made from fresh sage leaves, chives, garlic,

Balsamic Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus on a plate against an intricate tile back splash.

This balsamic roasted asparagus is an easy and nutritious side dish that I’ll be cooking regularly during asparagus season. This asparagus dish is simple, quick, and requires just a few pantry staples and some fresh asparagus. If you’re making this recipe in the summertime and you’d prefer to keep the house cool and avoid turning

Vegan Green Goddess Dressing

A jar of vegan green goddess dressing on a white counter.

This vegan green goddess dressing really is aptly named (it’s very green and tastes like food of the gods).  It’s deliciously herbaceous from the fresh basil, tarragon, parsley and chives. It’s rich and creamy from the avocado, and it’s refreshingly zingy from the fresh lemon juice. And I love that it can be used interchangeably

Baby Kale Salad With Sweet Balsamic Vinaigrette

A white bowl filled with salad.

This baby kale salad is an easy and delicious way to get your greens in. It’s perfect for entertaining or as a side salad on a busy weeknight, since it’s so quick and easy to throw together. The sweet balsamic vinaigrette has just the right balance of sweet, tangy, and savoury. Baby Kale Salad –

Vegan Cream Of Asparagus Soup

A bowl of green soup garnished with asparagus tips.

This vegan cream of asparagus soup is perfect during asparagus season – or whenever you can get your hands on some fresh asparagus. It’s easy to make, nutritious, and flavourful. This soup also happens to be gluten free and paleo diet friendly. Vegan Cream Of Asparagus Soup – Main Ingredients There are a couple of

Dairy Free Brownies

Close up of some brownies on a white platter with cupboards in the background.

These gluten free, dairy free brownies are a great dessert option for those of you who need or wish to avoid dairy. They’re sweet, fudgy, rich, and delicious with slightly crispy edges and gooey centres. They also happen to be refined sugar free and grain free. They’re made with sweet potatoes so they’re chock full

Freezer Fudge (Vegan And Refined Sugar Free)

Four pieces of fudge stacked on a white plate.

This mouthwatering chocolate peanut butter freezer fudge is vegan, refined sugar free, and easy to make. It’s so convenient to freeze fudge and then grab a piece for a quick and nutritious dessert. Chocolate Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge – Main Ingredients This frozen fudge is made from simple, nutrient dense ingredients such as natural peanut

Plant Based Mac and Cheese Sauce

A bowl of noodles smothered with plant based mac and and cheese sauce with cupboards in the background.

This gluten free plant based mac and cheese sauce is pure comfort food and can be enjoyed by vegans and dairy lovers alike. It’s rich and creamy and I think it tastes even more delicious than traditional mac and cheese.  Plant Based Mac And Cheese Sauce – Main Ingredients The creaminess in this gluten free

Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

A large slice of chocolate cake on a white plate with a stainless steel fork.

This vegan gluten free chocolate cake turned out fudgy, moist, and so chocolaty. It’s refined sugar free, dairy free, and egg free, so it’s ideal if you’re accommodating multiple dietary restrictions. This date-sweetened cake is rich and decadent so it’s perfect for those extra special occasions that call for an indulgent treat. Vegan Gluten Free

Dairy Free Cream Of Mushroom Soup

Dairy free cream of mushroom soup in a white bowl with a spoon.

This dairy free cream of mushroom soup is pure comfort food. It’s rich, creamy, and full of delicious mushroomy flavour.  Whether you’re strictly vegan, prefer to avoid dairy, or are just trying to incorporate more plant based meals in your diet, you should absolutely get to enjoy a rich, creamy bowl of soup.  Dairy Free

Low Sugar Freezer Jam

Blueberry jam spread on some toast with a glass jar of jam in the background.

This low sugar freezer jam recipe is easy to make and delicious on toast, muffins, pancakes, or waffles. This recipe can be made with any type of fruit you like, so use whatever is fresh and in season. Low Sugar Freezer Jam – Main Ingredients I opted to use fresh blueberries this time, but strawberries,

Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Bread

A big slab of banana bread next to some more slices on a platter.

This refined sugar free, gluten free, vegan peanut butter banana bread is a delicious plant-based treat for those of you who love the combination of peanut butter and banana. This recipe works equally well for breakfast, snack, or dessert. This vegan banana bread is moist, sweet, delicious, and contains nutritious ingredients. It freezes well, so

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse in a rose patterned dish with an antique spoon.

This vegan chocolate mousse is rich and chocolaty yet light and airy. This plant-based, gluten free dessert is perfect for Valentine’s Day, date nights, and special occasions. Vegan Chocolate Mousse – Main Ingredients This chocolate mousse calls for cashews that have been soaked before being blended up with the other ingredients. Soaked cashews are a

Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce (With Nutritional Yeast)

A dish of bright yellow vegan cheese sauce next to some corn chips

This vegan cashew cheese sauce is a delicious alternative to dairy-based cheese sauce that actually tastes comparable to the real thing. This sauce is perfect served with tortilla chips and guacamole as a vegan appetizer for a New Year’s Eve or game day party. This sauce is delicious drizzled on top of tacos or nachos.

Gingerbread Chia Pudding

Gingerbread pudding in a glass dish with cupboards in the background.

If you’re looking for a nutritious Christmas breakfast idea, give this gingerbread chia pudding a try. It’s full of warm, Christmassy spices and has a delightful texture (reminiscent of tapioca pudding) from the chia seeds. This pudding is vegan, gluten free, paleo, and refined sugar free. Gingerbread Chia Pudding – Main Ingredients This pudding is

Vegan Split Pea Soup

Close up of a bowl of green split pea soup.

This vegan split pea soup is comforting, filling, delicious, and easy to make. It’s a simple, plant-based dinner or lunch that’s perfect during the colder months. Vegan Split Pea Soup – Main Ingredients This soup is made with simple, nutritious ingredients, the first of which is green split peas. Be sure to rinse your peas

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Glass dish filled with chocolate pudding with a spoon in it.

This chocolate chia seed pudding is a tasty and nutritious breakfast idea that tastes like dessert. It’s refined sugar free, gluten free, and vegan. This chia pudding takes just a couple of minutes to throw together before storing it in the fridge. This recipe is perfect for meal prepping, so make a batch or two

Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Close up shot of toast with chocolate hazelnut spread on a white plate.

This vegan chocolate hazelnut spread is refined sugar free and paleo diet friendly. It’s easy to make and kid approved. Use this spread on toast, waffles, or drizzled on top of these paleo pancakes for an extra special breakfast treat. This spread is equally delicious used as a dip for fruit, or eaten on its

Gluten Free Vegan Gingerbread

Squares of gingerbread in paper baking cups on a plate.

This gluten free vegan gingerbread is a nutritious, plant-based Christmas dessert. This recipe is great if you’re accommodating people with a variety of dietary restrictions. Because this gingerbread is so moist, with an almost brownie-like texture, it stays fresh in the fridge for at least five days, so you can make this in advance. This

Chocolate Orange Brownies (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Some orange slices surrounded by brownies on a white platter.

These chocolate orange brownies are rich, fudgy, and delicious. They’re gluten free, vegan, and refined sugar free. These are the perfect nutritious dessert when you’re craving the classic combination of orange and chocolate. Chocolate Orange Brownies – Main Ingredients These brownies get their orange flavour from plenty of fresh orange zest. The zest gives it

Apple Pie Jam (With Chia Seeds)

A glass jar filled with jam next to a lid.

This refined sugar free apple pie jam tastes just like apple pie in a jar. It chia seeds which give this jam a delightful texture plus plenty of extra nutritional value. Apple Pie Jam – Main Ingredients I used half granny smith and half golden delicious apples in this recipe because my sister (who makes

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate pudding in a glass dish with a metal spoon.

This vegan chocolate avocado pudding is a nutritious dessert that tastes amazingly rich and chocolaty. It’s perfect for picky kids who might hesitate to eat undisguised avocado. This delicious treat is refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, and paleo diet friendly. Main ingredients in this vegan chocolate avocado pudding This pudding is sweetened with a

Falafel Hummus

Green falafel hummus in a glass bowl next to some sliced red peppers.

This falafel hummus tastes just like falafel, but in dip form. It’s a nutritious spread that’s easy to prepare and full of flavour. It’s perfect for dipping raw veggies or crackers or used as a spread in wraps or sandwiches. Falafel Hummus – Main Ingredients The main ingredient in this hummus is chickpeas (aka garbanzo

Vegan Walnut Pesto

Close up of a white bowl filled with pasta smothered in pesto sauce.

This vegan walnut pesto is delicious on pasta, pizza, or used as a spread on sandwiches. It’s also great drizzled on roasted vegetables or used as a dip. Vegan Walnut Pesto – Main Ingredients Pesto is traditionally made with fresh basil, which is always delicious, but this recipe calls for parsley instead of the usual