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Macaroni and No Cheese

This cheese-alternative sauce is butternut squash and cashew based, which gives it a slightly sweet flavor and makes it a kid-friendly recipe. Although the recipe calls for peas, you could add broccoli, spinach, mushrooms, or any veggies of your choice.

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)

Chickpea Tenders With Flaxseeds

These Chickpea Tenders are a whole food, plant-based alternative to chicken nuggets, one of the most popular convenience foods in America. A favorite with kids and adults, this recipe is so simple to make--especially if you mix the spices ahead of time. Good for a snack, a party appetizer, or even a sandwich stuffer!

7 votes, average: 3.86 out of 57 votes, average: 3.86 out of 57 votes, average: 3.86 out of 57 votes, average: 3.86 out of 57 votes, average: 3.86 out of 5(7)

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.

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)

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)

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.

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 Meets Egg Salad

One day I had the idea to substitute cooked potato for the tofu in my original egg salad recipe. I loved the result! You can still use tofu if you prefer, or half of both (see tips).

3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5(3)

Umami Sun-Dried Tomato and Almond Burgers

This has fast become one of my FAVE burger recipes! The flavor is full of umami depth from the nuts, tamari, and sun-dried tomatoes. They taste fantastic paired with sliced avocado in burger buns, or wrapped in whole-grain tortillas!

12 votes, average: 2.75 out of 512 votes, average: 2.75 out of 512 votes, average: 2.75 out of 512 votes, average: 2.75 out of 512 votes, average: 2.75 out of 5(12)

Vegetable Pad Thai in Tamarind Sauce

Sweet, tangy and fresh-tasting this pad thai recipe is full of only the best unrefined, healthy and nourishing ingredients. Tamarind tastes a bit like a date but is less sweet (and more sour), and is sometimes known as the Indian date.

0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5(0)

Vegan Bean Burritos

A Mexican fiesta of a recipe, these vegetable-filled burritos are packed full of flavour and texture. This hearty dish is easy to make and is the perfect option to fill you up.

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 Potato and Black Bean Salad Bowl

Bowls are always a great idea, and so easy to put together. This one is made with roasted sweet potato, black beans, corn, spinach, a tomato and avocado salad, and a nice scoop of hummus. This bowl can be enjoyed as is or topped with your favorite dressing.

16 votes, average: 3.81 out of 516 votes, average: 3.81 out of 516 votes, average: 3.81 out of 516 votes, average: 3.81 out of 516 votes, average: 3.81 out of 5(16)

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