Zucchini Gratin

Zucchini Gratin

This is a great side dish to make along with some vegan sausages or a lentil and kale salad. It is super easy to make and absolutely delicious. It is also quite light since it isn’t loaded with potatoes like a normal gratin. The added nutritional yeast into the breadcrumbs add a cheesy crunchy element to the dish.

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Thanksgiving Vegetarian Sides

Thanksgiving Sides 2016

Sometimes Thanksgiving Dinner can be difficult for someone to eat healthy and be a vegan, vegetarian, and/or gluten free. Here are three super easy, quick, and delicious sides that make perfect healthy accompianments to any Thanksgiving feast. Try them for yourselves and put your own spin on things to fit with your other sides and tastes.

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Halloween Meal Ideas

Halloween Featured

What’s better the celebrating the spooky nights of Halloween with friends? How about some delicious meal ideas for any adult Halloween party or dinner. Start with some lovely appetizers including these chipotle cheese topped bats, then enjoy some delicious red pepper soup, and followed by the hearty bean compote.

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Quinoa 3 Ways

Quinoa 3 Ways

Quinoa is extremely versatile and super easy to make. I especially love having some warm quinoa in the fall and winter since it tends to have that hearty feel to it. Here are some easy ways to add some delicious quinoa to any of your favorite meals. I used tricolor quinoa however feel free to make it your own.

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Vegan Cheesy Kale Chips

Cheesy Kale Chips

These kale chips make the perfect quick, healthy snack for any occasion. The nutritional yeast adds the perfect amount of flavor without it being overpowering and loosing its nutritional value. I recommend serving them almost immediately from the oven to make sure they keep their crunchy texture.

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Raw, Vegan Mixed Vegetable Melody

Vegetable Melody

This is a perfect dish for a summer barbecue, picnic, or party. It is super easy to make and can be easily paired with main dishes. Herbs de Provence is a super simple way to add natural herbal flavor to any dish and in this case pushes it from simple to delicious.

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Jicama Salad with Coconut Nectar and Soy Sauce Dressing

Jicama Salad

This salad is easy to make and great for either a main course or side salad and for lunch or dinner. I added some cooked potatoes to mine for a fuller main course meal. It may seem odd mixing say sauce and coconut nectar, but the different tastes mix well together and have a really balanced flavor. You can change up the cheese or lettuce depending on your preferences.

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Simple Summer Gazpacho

With the warm weather approaching I had to make some time for delicious cold soups like this gazpacho recipe. I love having gazpacho for lunches or for picnics. This recipe makes it so easy to cook up that there is really no reason for you not to be able to cook it up. You can always add more hot sauce for a more spicier taste.

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Vegan Thai Green Rolls with Spicy Almond Butter Sauce

Vegan Thai Green Rolls

These rolls are so easy to make and are great for a healthy, quick meal. You can serve it up with a side cabbage salad or some rice to make up a full meal, or make a bunch for some appetizers. You can also store all of them in the refrigerator for lunches throughout the week.

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