No-Bake Vegan Cheesecake Cups (5 Minutes!)
Cheesecake can feel like an undertaking, but not anymore! These 5-minute, no-bake vegan cheesecake cups solve your cheesecake challenges – all of the flavor, none of the waiting!
Layered with crushed granola, a creamy cashew cheesecake filling, and fresh berries, these parfaits are not only adorable, but perfectly sweet and oh-so delicious! Swap in your favorite seasonal fruit to enjoy this naturally sweetened dessert year round! Just 7 ingredients and 1 blender required.
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Lemon Garlic Pasta with White Beans (Vegan)
Creamy, garlicky pasta — what’s not to love? This quick and easy pasta is the ultimate satisfying, nourishing meal with tomatoes, arugula, and fiber-rich beans. YUM.
Just 10 ingredients required for your new favorite weeknight-friendly pasta, friends. Let us show you how it’s done!
This garlicky pasta starts with (you guessed it) garlic! And there’s more in the sauce, friends. We aren’t playing around! Canned white beans combine with the garlic and some tomatoes for a savory, garlicky base.
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Smoky Black Bean & Quinoa Chili Bowl
When everyone in the test kitchen agrees a new recipe will be on dinner rotation, it’s a winner! This hearty and nourishing chili bowl is inspired by the Chipotle Chili Bowl at Harlow in Portland. We love them, and we love this bowl!
Not only is this plant-based meal full of fiber and protein — it’s also easy to assemble and perfect for meal prep! Let us show you how it’s done!
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Creamy Cashew Jalapeño Sauce (6 Ingredients!)
Introducing a tasty new sauce for your next taco night or burrito bowl lunch: creamy cashew jalapeño sauce! This subtly spicy, savory sauce comes together with just 6 ingredients and 5 minutes active prep time.
Inspired by a restaurant called Harlow, it’s a versatile flavor addition to bowls (recipe coming soon), quesadillas, and so much more! Get ready to level up your next meal. Let us show you how it’s done!
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Vegan Chai-Spiced Crème Brûlée
Decadent crème brûlée without eggs or dairy or special equipment? Impossible, right!? Wrong! Friends, we’ve got you covered. This vegan crème brûlée is a dreamboat dessert inspired by a recipe in the gorgeous cookbook Mumbai Modern.
Imagine: a creamy, chai-spiced cashew custard with a crackly, caramelized top. Simple methods and just 10 ingredients required for this elegant dessert. Let’s brûlée!
What is Crème Brûlée?
The first known recipe for crème brûlée, which translates to “burnt cream,” appears in a French cookbook from 1691.
Roasted Beet Salad with Vegan “Goat Cheese”
Too often dairy-free folks have to settle for less than desirable cheese substitutes. Not anymore! This roasted beet and vegan “goat cheese” salad hits ALL the notes you remember from this classic pairing.
Zingy, tangy vegan “goat cheese” pairs with sweet, juicy beets and peppery, nutrient-packed microgreens. Just 10 ingredients required for this delicious, wintery salad perfect as an appetizer or side. Let’s do this!
This beautiful salad comes together with four components: 1) tender roasted beets, 2) homemade (or store-bought) vegan “goat cheese”, 3) a simple balsamic dressing, and 4) nutrient-packed microgreens.
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Garlicky Vegan Creamed Spinach
We love bringing you reimagined classics, and this garlicky vegan creamed spinach is no exception! It’s easy, elegant, and the perfect side for your holiday table and beyond.
Spinach and garlic simmer until buttery and tender in a creamy, flavorful cashew-miso sauce. The result is incredibly savory, nourishing greens that are lighter than your average creamed spinach! Plus, just 20 minutes and 8 ingredients required. Let us show you how it’s done!
Garlicky Vegan Potato Gratin
We already had mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, and scalloped potatoes, but there was something special missing from our potato-themed holiday side dish collection! Say hello to the (vegan) potato gratin — a creamy and classic side that’s stunning enough for any celebration!
Whether you prefer Yukon gold potatoes, purple potatoes, or sweet potatoes, this dish has you covered. It’s full of garlicky, savory goodness thanks to a dreamy dairy-free sauce, and it requires just 8 ingredients!
Easy Vegan Stuffed Shells
Our EASY Vegan Stuffed Shells give the classic dish a run for its money! Made with a tofu and cashew vegan ricotta, it’s a protein-packed, creamy, cheesy, and OH-SO satisfying meal!
Elegant enough to serve for a celebration or holiday dinner but also great for meal prep (hello comforting lunches all week long). It’s the best of both worlds. Plus, just 9 ingredients required!
5-Minute Pumpkin Enchilada Sauce
Introducing the world’s easiest enchilada sauce! This pumpkin enchilada sauce comes together in a blender (no cooking required!) in just 5 minutes with 9 pantry staple ingredients.
It’s rich, smoky, spicy, and a beautiful vibrant orange color (hello, antioxidants!). What’s not to love!? Let’s make this thing!
Origin of Enchilada Sauce
The word enchilada comes from “enchilar,” which means “to season with chile.” And chilies are at the heart of enchilada sauce (a.k.a.
Cheesy Vegan Pizza Beans (30 Minutes!)
Friends! We’re SO excited about this one. This dish is inspired by a recipe from the talented Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen. We’ve simplified and veganized her delicious recipe for the ultimate “cheesy” and saucy plant-based entrée!
This zippy and savory meal takes all the things you love about pizza and pasta and pairs them with fiber- and protein-rich beans! And (if you can believe it) it requires just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes.
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Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup (Thai-Inspired)
It’s no secret we love butternut squash and certainly no secret the Instant Pot is a good friend of ours. Putting the two together? It had to happen! This Instant Pot butternut squash soup is creamy, comforting, quick and easy, plus warm and spicy thanks to a touch of Thai red curry paste.
It’s perfect for chilly days and meal prep and pairs beautifully with everything from peanut tempeh to salads and spring rolls.
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Crispy Baked Tofu Nuggets
Looking for a protein-packed, freezer-friendly main the whole family will enjoy? These cashew-crusted tofu nuggets are IT! They’re crispy, savory, kid (and adult) approved, and oh so dip-able! We can’t wait for you to try them.
Pair them with matchstick fries for a plant-based comfort meal, or freeze a batch and reheat a few any time you (or your kids) are craving a quick snack or protein-packed main.
The BEST Vegan Cream Cheese
If you’ve been missing cream cheese in your dairy-free life, your suffering is now over. We’ve put our heads together to bring you the BEST vegan cream cheese made with recognizable ingredients! It’s thick, creamy, tangy, super spreadable, and ready to be best friends with bagels (recipe coming soon!), frosting, and beyond.
Not only does it look, feel, and taste as good as the real thing, but it’s easy to make with just 1 blender, 8 ingredients, and 30 minutes required.