Creamy Vegan Carrot Soup (1 Pot!)

Creamy Vegan Carrot Soup (1 Pot!)

Move over, butternut squash! Carrots are back and ready to be the new SOUPer star in this creamy vegan carrot soup. It’s rich thanks to coconut milk and subtly spicy from red pepper flakes, making it super warming and perfect for the transition from winter to spring!

The best part? It’s made in 1 pot with just 10 ingredients you may have around right now. Let us show you how it’s done!

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Gluten-Free Nutter Butters (Vegan)

Gluten-Free Nutter Butters (Vegan)

Peanut butter lovers, rejoice! We’ve cracked the vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened code on the perfect little peanut butter cookie: Nutter Butters! Think a crispy, perfectly sweet peanut butter cookie and soft, creamy peanut butter filling. Swoon!

Easy to make with just 8 ingredients, this snack-able dessert will be loved by EVERYONE. Get ready to fill your cookie jar…if they make it that far! Let’s bake!

How to Make Vegan Gluten-Free Nutter Butters

When it comes to Nutter Butters, there are two essentials: peanut butter and peanut butter.

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Savory Vegan Breakfast Bowls (Pizza-Inspired!)

Savory Vegan Breakfast Bowls (Pizza-Inspired!)

Pizza for breakfast is always a good idea! And since our Easy Vegan Sausage Crumbles are tasty on (real) pizza, we thought: What about a nourishing vegan breakfast bowl inspired by pizza? It’s a winner, friends!

Just 30 minutes required for this protein-packed, plant-based dish with savory roasted veggies, potatoes, and Italian-inspired tempeh sausage. Let us show you how it’s done!

These savory, nourishing vegan breakfast bowls begin with roasting a colorful array of veggies that sweeten as they cook: red onion, tomatoes, and bell pepper.

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Ground Turkey with Potatoes and Spring Peas

Ground Turkey with Potatoes and Spring Peas, cumin and cilantro makes a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Ground Turkey with Potatoes and Spring Peas Don’t you love it when you whip up something with random leftover ingredients, and it turns out incredible? That’s exactly what happened here. This Ground Turkey with Potatoes and Spring Peas

Classic Deviled Eggs

These Classic Deviled Egg are easy and delicious! They are excellent for holidays like Easter and summer backyard gatherings – you can double or triple the recipe if you’re serving a crowd. Classic Deviled Eggs Deviled eggs are perfect if you’re looking for an inexpensive, low-carb appetizer or snack, especially if you need something keto-friendly.

5-Ingredient Salmon Salad (easy lunch idea)

You’ve tried tuna salad and chicken salad, but have you ever eaten salmon salad? You can make this healthy high-protein lunch with leftover salmon or poach it in the microwave in two minutes! Cold Salmon Salad If you need a healthy salad loaded with omega-3s, you’ll love this easy salmon salad. It only takes 5

Vegan Italian Sausage Crumbles (15 Minutes!)

Vegan Italian Sausage Crumbles (15 Minutes!)

A plant-based dish that’s full of protein, takes just 15 minutes, and is perfect for everything from breakfast burritos to pizza, tacos, and pasta?! Count us in. These easy vegan sausage crumbles combine protein-rich tempeh with classic Italian sausage spices like fennel and paprika for a flavorful addition to any meal.

Just 10 ingredients required, friends. Let’s get cooking!

The protein-packed base for these vegan sausage crumbles?

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Homemade Gluten-Free Oreos (Vegan)

Homemade Gluten-Free Oreos (Vegan)

We’ve done vegan, gluten-free Oreos before, but never a CLASSIC baked version. That HAD to change! After many tests (and faces stuffed with Oreos), we landed on a WINNER: a crispy, chocolaty cookie that snaps perfectly and keeps its crunch even when the sweet, creamy filling is added. Oh, yes!

These snack-able, nostalgic treats are made with just 7 ingredients and are ready to make lunchbox and snacking dreams come true.

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Parmesan Asparagus Fries

These crisp, golden, and delicious Parmesan asparagus fries are a tasty way to eat your veggies! Bake them in the oven or make them in the air fryer! Parmesan Asparagus Fries Someone suggested making asparagus fries to me, and I thought it was such a great idea. To make the crumbs stick better, I dredged

Roasted Chickpea & Veggie Bowls with Green Tahini Sauce

Roasted Chickpea & Veggie Bowls with Green Tahini Sauce

A nourishing, flavorful bowl that comes together fast with minimal cleanup? That’s our kind of meal! These Mediterranean-inspired veggie bowls combine spicy roasted chickpeas, vibrant roasted veggies, and optional grains with an herby green tahini sauce. Prepare to fall in love!

Plant-based, gluten-free, and just 10 ingredients required. Let’s make this thing!

First up on the nourish bowl agenda: chickpeas! We toss them with olive oil to help them crisp up, cumin for smokiness, cinnamon for sweetness, and a touch of cayenne for heat.

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Herby Green Tahini Sauce (5 Minutes!)

Herby Green Tahini Sauce (5 Minutes!)

There’s a (not-so-secret) secret that can take an average plate of veggies to the next level. Want in? It’s sauce! The secret sauce, if you will. We’re BIG fans of all kinds of sauces because they add flavor and pizzazz with minimal effort, and this herby, garlicky green tahini sauce does just that! 

Just 5 minutes and 8 ingredients required for this Mediterranean-inspired condiment, friends.

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The Ultimate Gluten-Free Banana Bread (Bakery Worthy!)

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Banana Bread (Bakery Worthy!)

What do Britney Spears, Back to the Future, and banana bread have in common? They’re all undeniable National Treasures. And not to be dramatic, but this gluten-free banana bread might be the be-all, end-all of banana bread: tender, moist, perfectly sweet, and undetectably gluten-free (seriously!). 

It requires simple ingredients and methods, and all the magic happens in just 1 bowl. What are you waiting for?!

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Tofu Poke Bowl

If you want a tasty plant-based dinner, you’ll love these vegan Tofu Poke Bowls that replace tuna poke with tofu. Tofu Poke Bowl I keep getting requests for more plant based recipe. I LOVED these Tofu Poke Bowls! High in protein, easy to make and cheaper than using sushi grade fish. Traditional poke bowls are

Creamy Vanilla Tahini Shake

Creamy Vanilla Tahini Shake

Tastes like a milkshake but sneaks in a veggie? We’re here for it! This 7-ingredient vegan vanilla tahini shake tastes decadent but has a secret: Cauliflower is the base and it’s completely undetectable!

This naturally sweetened, healthier dessert (hello, iron and calcium!) is one you’ll want to make again and again. Let’s get blending!

We often get requests for CREAMY banana-free smoothies and shakes (not an easy feat!).

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Gluten-Free PB&J Thumbprint Cookies

Gluten-Free PB&J Thumbprint Cookies

You can’t go wrong when peanut butter and jelly are involved. And in a cookie? Irresistible! These vegan and gluten-free thumbprint cookies are tender with crisp edges, packed with peanut butter flavor, and have a fruity jam center (a.k.a. cookie perfection!).

Plus, they’re easy to make with just 8 ingredients, 1 bowl, and 30 minutes required! Naturally sweetened, grain-free, and oil-free too! We know: It’s magic.

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Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs (Mediterranean-Inspired)

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs (Mediterranean-Inspired)

These baked, Mediterranean-inspired chicken thighs are the BEST: smoky, satisfying, and SO quick and easy! Tender, crispy skin chicken is surrounded by roasted onions, olives, and (optional) dates. It’s the ultimate sweet and savory party and everyone’s invited! 

Just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes required, friends. Send that RSVP!

How to Make Crispy Mediterranean Baked Chicken Thighs

These Mediterranean-inspired chicken thighs begin with a FLAVOR-PACKED spice combo: cumin, coriander, cinnamon, smoked paprika, red pepper flakes, and sea salt.

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Classic Chicken Salad

My quick and easy, classic chicken salad recipe made healthier and lighter to make the perfect homemade chicken salad sandwich. The perfect cold lunch for meal prep! Easy Chicken Salad Recipe This Classic Chicken Salad recipe, made with simple ingredients is perfect for make-ahead lunches. There’s so many ways to eat it, like as a

Mediterranean-Inspired Cucumber Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean-Inspired Cucumber Chickpea Salad

A fresh and vibrant salad that takes just 10 minutes? That’s our style, friends! This Mediterranean-inspired cucumber tomato salad is so versatile and satisfying thanks to protein- and fiber-rich chickpeas. Plus, just 1 bowl and 9 ingredients required!

It’s delicious alongside tofu, fish, or falafel wraps for an easy spring or summer meal. Let us show you how it’s done! 

This VIBRANT, throw-it-all-in-a-bowl salad features crunchy cucumbers, sweet ripe tomatoes, aromatic red onion, fresh mint, and chickpeas.

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Sweet Potato

Inspired by my Shepherd’s Pie, I made an easy and healthy, stuffed sweet potato topped with ground turkey shepherds pie filling – it came out great! Turkey Shepherd’s Pie Stuffed Sweet Potato Shepherd’s pies are typically made with lamb, but this loaded baked sweet potato inspired by the pie is made with leaner ground turkey.