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Vicki Brett-Gach is an author and a graduate of the CNS and eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate. Vicki is also a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator, a Certified Personal Chef, Forks Over Knives Plant-Based Certified and Starch Solution Certified. Connect with Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen on Facebook or visit her website at Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen.

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Muffin Cups

These fragrant, moist pumpkin muffins are perfect for cooler autumn mornings. Amazingly, they are gluten-free, sweetened only with fruit, and they don’t have a single drop of sugar or oil.


Super Simple Pumpkin Pie Bites

Super Simple Pumpkin Pie Bites

All the flavors of homemade pumpkin pie in a perfect bite-size dessert for a crowd! Even better, all of the ingredients are healthy and plant-based. No dairy, eggs, processed sugar, processed flour, or added oils.


Chocolate Strawberry Brownies

Chocolate Strawberry Brownies

These delectable plant-based brownies are richly flavored with cocoa and fresh strawberries, and are oh-so-fudgy good.


Creamy Tomato and Fresh Basil Pasta Sauce

Creamy Tomato and Fresh Basil Pasta Sauce

The creamy element in this sauce comes from the cashews, while shallots deglazed in white wine add a tantalizing depth. Fresh basil adds the finishing delicious touch.


Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies

Chocolate Sweet Potato Brownies

This frosted brownies recipe has an incredible fudge-like texture, with a delectable frosting, and yet it’s not overly sweet. Amazingly enough, it’s also gluten-free and oil-free.


Easy Buddha Bowl

Easy Buddha Bowl

Start by placing a bed of fresh colorful salad greens, like red romaine, baby spinach, baby kale, or radicchio, at the bottom of the bowl. Over that, add as many raw and/or steamed vegetables as you like. A variety of textures and flavors makes every bite more interesting.


Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal

After one hour in the oven, the oats turn completely purple from the cherries and blueberries and every serving is nice and sweet, without any added sugar. After the pan cools, you can cut the oats into squares.


Roasted Carrots, Potatoes and Onions

Roasted Carrots, Potatoes and Onions

Roasting root vegetables is a classic food preparation method, and usually involves oil. However, avoiding oil has significant advantages, so I just substitute water , but you can also use veggie broth, beer or wine .


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