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Spring Quinoa Salad

This dish is packed with fresh vegetables, herbs, and a zesty dressing, making it perfect for welcoming in the springtime. Spring Quinoa Salad: Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup cucumber, diced 1 cup bell peppers...

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Vegan Cabbage and Potato Rolls with Green Sauce

Here's a delicious vegan recipe for St. Patrick's Day using cabbage. ngredients: For the Filling: 1 small head of cabbage 4 large potatoes, peeled and diced 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup frozen green peas 1 teaspoon thyme Salt and pepper to...

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Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

Vegan carrot cake muffins are a delightful and wholesome treat for Easter morning. Ingredients: 2 cups shredded carrots 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon...

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Vegan Mardi Gras Jambalaya

Celebrate the vibrant flavors of Mardi Gras with this delicious and hearty plant-based jambalaya. Packed with an array of colorful vegetables, aromatic spices, and protein-rich plant-based ingredients, this vegan twist on the classic Louisiana dish is sure to be a...

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Monday Maple Spice Mocktail

Ingredients: 2 oz Drink Monday whiskey 1 oz maple syrup 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice 1/2 oz ginger syrup 1 dash of aromatic bitters 3 oz ginger beer Ice cubes Orange peel (for garnish) Cinnamon stick (for garnish) Instructions: Prepare the Glass: Fill a highball glass...

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Decadent Vegan Chocolate Fudge: A Guilt-Free Delight

Indulging in a rich and velvety chocolate treat doesn't have to mean compromising your commitment to a vegan lifestyle. Vegan chocolate fudge is the perfect solution, satisfying your sweet tooth and your ethical values. This delightful dessert is easy to make,...

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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients: Dry Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour (or a mix of whole wheat and all-purpose flour) 1/2 cup coconut sugar (or another unrefined sugar of your choice) 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp...

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Vegan Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry

Ingredients: 1 medium-sized butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, minced 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk 2...

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Vegan Apple Cider Doughnuts

These vegan apple cider doughnuts are a delightful treat that perfectly captures the flavors of fall. They are tender, moist, and infused with the rich taste of apple cider, making them an irresistible indulgence for vegans and non-vegans alike. Enjoy them with a...

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Homemade Applesauce

Applesauce is a versatile and delicious treat that can be enjoyed on its own, used as a topping, or as a healthier alternative in baking recipes. Making your own applesauce at home is easy, and you can customize the sweetness and texture to suit your preferences....

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Vegan Mushroom Quesadilla Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Servings: 2 quesadillas Ingredients: For the mushroom filling: 2 cups sliced mushrooms (such as cremini or button mushrooms) 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/2 onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves...

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Refrigerator Cucumber Pickles

The community garden at Pillar Holistic Living is producing cucumbers like crazy ( and dill too)!  It is so amazing to see how well the garden is thriving. Over the weekend I made a big jar of refrigerator ( no special canning procedure necessary) cucumber pickles...

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Vegan Blueberry Pie Squares

These Blueberry Pie Squares are a delicious vegan dessert recipe inspired by the Happy Herbivore. What you will need: 2 cups of frozen wild blueberries ( thawed) 2 Tbsp of pure maple syrup 2 tsp of vanilla extract 2 Tbsp of lemon juice 2 cups of rolled oats 1 tsp...

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Easy Chana Masala

This recipe has been adapted by Rich Roll's The Plant Power Meal Planner This classic Indian dish is packed with fiber and protein- and one of our favorite midweek dishes that can be made ahead of time and kept warm in the crock pot. Ingredients:  2 cups of rice of...

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No Bake Energy Balls

Don’t you just love quick and easy treats with no baking required?  We do too!  These No Bake Energy Balls are perfect for your little balls of energy's lunch boxes or for an aferschool snack. The following is a recipe derived from www.VeganHeaven.org Ingredients:...

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Morning Success Chia Pudding

Morning Success Chia Pudding This time of year it’s important to be focused on keeping our immune system strong. Getting Vitamins A & C and zinc;  as well as adding more fiber into our diet is essential for immune health. A quick and easy way our family starts...

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Quick Vegan Queso

Quick Vegan Queso We love using this queso on our vegan black bean enchiladas or using this as a quick and easy appetizer recipe! CUSTOMIZED FROM HAPPY HERBIVORE INGREDIENTS 2 cups unsweetened soy or almond milk 2⁄3 cup nutritional yeast 6 tbsp flour (GF if needed)...

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