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Easy Vegan Shakshouka

I tried vegan Shakshouka during a recent visit to Tel Aviv and it was delicious. This simplified plant-based version of the original is a perfect side or breakfast dish.

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Balsamic Cabbage “Steaks”

Think cabbage is a boring veggie? Think again! I dare you not to be impressed and intrigued by the vibrant color of these “steaks,” which look dazzling on your plate no matter what you serve them with—I recommend Smashed Rosemary Potatoes with Sour Cream and Stewed Apples or your favorite grain.

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Oil-Free Baba Ganoush

If you’re like most plant-based Epicureans, you probably have a thing for hummus. I do! But there are plenty of other Mediterranean dips that are just as wonderful. This oil-free baba ganoush is a thick & creamy roasted eggplant dip that's the perfect accompaniment to sliced raw veggies.

1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5(1)

Portobello Pot Roast

This hearty, delicious pot roast replaces beef with portobello mushrooms but requires no sacrifice of flavor. As rich as any traditional pot roast but twice as fast to cook, this one-pot meal will satisfy everyone at the holiday table.

4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(4)

Sweet & Spiced Noodle Kugel

Noodle kugel is a traditional Jewish sweet or savory casserole made with noodles. This sweet kugel has the perfect blend of fruits and spices and can be served warm or cold. While traditionally served as a side dish, try serving as a dessert with a scoop of plant-based vanilla ice cream on the side or even as a breakfast treat.

1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5(1)

Potato Carrot Latkes

Classic potato latkes are fried. This oil-free vegan latkes recipe is a healthy take on a classic Jewish tradition. Shredded potatoes, carrots, and onions come together with flax seeds and oats that serve as a healthy binder. Serve these for Hanukkah or enjoy as a tasty appetizer at any party.

2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 52 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5(2)

Challah Bread

Challah is braided bread served on the Sabbath and Jewish holidays. Chickpea flour has an egg-like flavor and makes this conventional egg bread taste more authentic. All I can say is challah-lujah!

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Instant Pot Risotto With Kale

You can still enjoy a comforting, silky risotto on a whole food, plant-based diet. This risotto is creamy and delicious, and gives you another way to get greens into your diet. I have also included stove top directions for those who don't have an Instant Pot.

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Baked Turmeric Cauliflower With Fennel

This festive side dish is the perfect accompaniment to just about any meal. It’s fancy enough to hold its own at the holiday table, but it’s simple enough to prepare that it could be part of any healthy weeknight dinner.

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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!

1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5(1)

Homemade Oat Milk

Nut allergy? No worries! Oat milk is officially “in.” While there are several oat milk products on the market, you won’t find one with just three ingredients, unlike this stellar homemade recipe. Plus, you’ll save money by making this creamy dairy-free drink at home.

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)

Gingered Applesauce With Cashew Cream & Crunchy Granola

Applesauce can be made with peeled apples and a variety of spices. Flavorings or sweeteners such as cinnamon are also commonly added. It’s our absolute favorite dessert, straight from my jars. The sauce is equally delicious without the cashew cream and I have been known to eat it straight from the jar.

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Red Beet Applesauce

Try this simple and sweet beet applesauce. Enjoy as a snack, drizzle on pancakes for breakfast, or use on desserts for a yummy treat. This sauce makes a great topping or filling for Halloween recipes.

3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 53 votes, average: 4.67 out of 53 votes, average: 4.67 out of 53 votes, average: 4.67 out of 53 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5(3)

Nopal Cactus Soup

Nopal cactus is famous for its health benefits. Not only is it delicious, it is high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It has a taste similar to green beans or okra.

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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.

25 votes, average: 3.28 out of 525 votes, average: 3.28 out of 525 votes, average: 3.28 out of 525 votes, average: 3.28 out of 525 votes, average: 3.28 out of 5(25)

Frankenstein Fun Avocado Toast

Halloween festivities traditionally begin as the sun goes down, but monster-mashing some avocado for this fun and easy breakfast treat will definitely get you in the mood. Best of all, the filling combination of whole grain carbs and healthy fat will give you plenty of fuel for a spooktacular day of work/school costume contests, treat-making, and decorating!

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