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These plant-based treats will make your Valentine’s Day celebration extra special! With 12 recipes to choose from, there’s a little something for everyone—a glamorous two-level cake, mouth-watering cookies, and more than a few recipes using classic romantic ingredients: chocolate and fresh berries. All the recipes are oil-free, and most of them are gluten-free too. You’ll be glad you avoided store-bought desserts. Not only are they loaded with fat and sugar, they’re also less tasty than these homemade treats. As a bonus, you can have a lot of fun preparing these recipes with your loved ones.

Better-Than-Snickers Fudge Dates

Better-Than-Snickers Fudge Dates

This creative treat is a great alternative to candies full of processed ingredients. They’re fun and easy to make, and they’re sure to put a smile on the face of anyone with a sweet tooth.
Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cookies

These cookies are decadent, bold, and dreamy! The combination of chocolate and raspberries is perfect for Valentine’s Day, but I enjoy them all year round!
Blackberry Lemon Tea Cakes

Blackberry Lemon Tea Cakes

These tea cakes are delicious for breakfast. They strike the perfect balance between sweet and tangy, and the lemon zest adds a delightful brightness.
Berry Oatmeal Bake

Berry Oatmeal Bake

This fruit-sweetened pineapple berry oatmeal bake is good for breakfast, snacks, and even dessert. It’s packed with wholesome ingredients—oats and antioxidant-rich berries—but it’s still sweet enough to feel like a treat!
Healthy Vegan Buckwheat Cake

Healthy Vegan Buckwheat Cake

Calling all buckwheat lovers! We’ve got a fabulous cake coming in hot from the oven. This easy gluten-free cake has it all: a delicate, fluffy texture; a lightly sweet flavor; and wholesome, delicious ingredients! Enjoy it by itself, or make it an extra special holiday treat by adding jam, fresh fruit, and our Sweet Cashew Glaze. Sweet and simple or decadent and lavish, this tasty cake is sure to please.
Decadent Chocolate Cranberry Energy Bars

Decadent Chocolate Cranberry Energy Bars

These tasty granola bars are chewy with a bit of a crunch, chocolatey, complex tasting, and not cloyingly sweet. With nutritious ingredients that replenish your energy without weighing you down with fat, they are terrific after a sports meet, a workout, or a run—and they also travel well, so take them with you to fuel your bike ride or hike.
Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

This plant-based cheesecake is a rich, creamy, and decadent dessert that you can feel good about indulging in. It’s the perfect recipe for when you need an occasional sweet treat that’s sure to impress.
Old-Fashioned Fig Roll Cookies

Old-Fashioned Fig Roll Cookies

Fig Newtons are a classic cookie from the past, but these reinterpreted gems are much healthier and tastier than anything store-bought. In these bars, delicious gluten-free cookie dough is layered with a thick, rich, jammy fig puree, a perfect pairing. Figs are honey-sweet and have a unique, slightly berry-like flavor that makes these cookies almost magical. They’re great as a breakfast, snack, or dessert.
Vegan Fudgy Chocolate Bites

Vegan Fudgy Chocolate Bites

These intense fudgy bites hit the mark when that yen for chocolate comes calling. They’re perfect for a light dessert or snack, with super nutritious cacao, roasted kabocha squash, black beans, oat flour, and sweet dates. To jazz things up, swap the vanilla for another extract or your favorite liqueur, or add a pinch of ground chipotle peppers.
Fabulous Chocolate Cupcakes With Mousse Frosting

Fabulous Chocolate Cupcakes With Mousse Frosting

On special occasions, even the most die-hard WFPB warriors like to indulge in a rich dessert. These fabulous chocolate cupcakes made with wholesome plant-based ingredients will satisfy your most devilish dessert cravings without taking a toll on your health or sending you straight into a sugar crash. You could even have two!
Strawberry Mousse

Strawberry Mousse

This light, creamy mousse is naturally sweet and uses only six ingredients. It’s the perfect summer dessert, but because it uses frozen strawberries, it’s also a good option during colder months when fresh fruit is often not as good and more expensive!
Healthy Vegan Banana Split Sundae

Healthy Vegan Banana Split Sundae

This healthy, fruity treat feels decadent and is fun and easy to make! You can dress up these sundaes with your favorite toppings and customize them as you like. This is a great recipe to prepare with kids.

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