• Baked Polenta Discs with Vegan Wild Mushroom Ragout

    Easy Appetizer: Polenta Discs Baked polenta discs are one of my favorite vessels to use for appetizers.  You can buy a tube at almost any grocery store. Slice it up into 1/2-inch thick discs, bake them off, and you’re ready for topping. Because polenta is gluten-free and vegan, I can serve them to just about

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  • Gluten-Free Carrot Pecan Spice Muffins

    Dad’s Carrot Cake My Dad is irresistible. He’s one of those guys that seems to get along with everyone. If you walk into a party, there’s Bud Simmons, offering you a drink and already telling corny jokes. I inherited his love for learning and adventure – adopting the curiosity for travel that has led both

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  • 4-Ingredient Southern Style Sweet Vegan Corn Pudding

    Medium |  Servings: 8 |  Ready In: 45 minutes |  Yield: 1 (8×8-inch) square pan Sweet corn pudding is a Southern staple around the holidays.  Traditionally made with sweetened condensed milk and loads of butter, this simple healthy, plant-based vegan recipes uses dried apricots for natural sweetness.  Tapioca starch helps pull everything together for a

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  • Easy Baked Stuffed Apples

    Easy |  Servings: 8 |  Ready In: 45 minutes |  Yield: 8 apples Full of warm spices and a hearty raisin oat filling, these Baked Stuffed Apples will satisfy your craving for classic comfort food.  Make a batch of this easy, gluten-free recipe for a dinner party or enjoy for a weeknight dessert.  This is

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  • Rainbow Carrot Walnut Arugula Salad with Oil-Free Fig Dressing

    Easy  |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 10 minutes |  Yield: 6 cups salad + 1 ½ cups dressing Sweet dried figs, peppery arugula, and toasted walnuts create a delicious mixture of flavors and textures in this easy salad recipe. The oil-free balsamic dressing is a must-have for your healthy, plant-based repertoire. Serve with Asparagus Tarragon

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  • Black Forest Brownies with Cherries and Coconut (Oil-Free, Date Sweetened)

    Black Forest Brownies with Cherries and Coconut – Healthy, Oil-Free, No Sugar Added Chocolate Vegan Baking Dessert Recipe Medium |  Servings: 12 |  Ready In: 70 minutes |  Yield: one 9 x 9 pan Chocolate, cherries, and coconut come together for a flavor twist on a classic recipe in these Black Forest Brownies. Oil-free and

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  • Gluten-Free Port Mushroom Gravy – Essential Plant-Based, Oil-Free Recipe

              Medium |  Servings: 12 |  Ready In: 25 minutes |  Yield: 3 cups Hearty mushrooms, shallots, and a subtle sweetness from Port wine come together in this satisfying vegan gravy.  This is the ultimate recipe for your comfort food collection.  No one will know it’s healthy or gluten-free…they’ll be too busy

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  • Ultimate Vegan Smashed Potatoes – Essential Plant-Based, Oil-Free Recipe

              Medium |  Servings: 8  |  Ready In: 20 minutes |  Yield: This vegan gluten-free, oil-free recipe is an essential comfort food dish.  Red and yellow potatoes are boiled and mashed together with some plant-based secret ingredients.  Serve it with Hearty Belgian Mushroom Stew, Port Mushroom Gravy, or just dive into

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  • Lacinato Kale Waldorf Salad with Apples, Walnuts, Raisins

              Easy  |  Servings: 6  |  Ready In: 15 minutes |  Yield: 9-10 cups Sweet, nutty, and tangy, this vegan, gluten-free salad hits it all.  The ingredients in the salad work double-duty as the ingredients for the oil-free dressing.  Walnuts provide healthy fats.  Apples and raisins add natural sweetness, and Dijon

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