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Balsamic-Glazed Seasoned Yam Fries

Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite plant-powered ingredients. I use them in everything from dips to stews to casseroles desserts. One of my family’s favorite ways to enjoy them is in fry form. I switch up the seasonings some nights, and this is one version our family really loves.

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Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

A savory white bean and spinach filling seasoned with garlic, onions, and white wine, are sure to make these stuffed mushrooms a hit at your next party. In fact, they’re so scrumptious, you’ll probably forget they’re also packed with nutrients. You might want to make a double batch, because they go fast!

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Crispy Cauliflower Bites

These crispy breaded and baked cauliflower bites are a guaranteed hit! You can’t have just one. Use your favorite seasonings to create spicy, salty, or tangy flavors with an appetizing crunch.

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Potato Latkes

These latkes are baked, not fried, and you get the same satisfying crispiness and flavor without the added oil and fat. It’s a miracle!

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Healthy Green Bean Casserole

This plant-based green bean casserole is a healthier, dairy-free version, and just as creamy as the original. You can serve this ultimate comfort food for Thanksgiving or other winter holiday gatherings.

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Creamy Mashed Potatoes

This simple plant-based mashed potato recipe is creamy and delicious. Serve it as an easy side dish for dinner or as the perfect topper on your shepherd’s pie.

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No Oil Baked Fries

These perfectly crisp baked french fries are the perfect side for veggie burgers and carrot dogs. By boiling the potatoes for a few minutes before baking, you reduce some of the starch and provide enough moisture to yield crispy fries that are completely oil free.

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Rainbow Chard & Tofu Vegan Muffins

These vegan muffins pack a powerful nutritional punch unlike traditional muffins, which are often full of butter, sugar, and saturated fats. They make a great breakfast, and are the perfect size for a light lunch or mid afternoon snack.

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Traditional Irish Brown Soda Bread – Vegan Style

A couple of months into my plant-based journey, I began to miss my little Sunday ritual of making my Irish grandmother’s traditional Brown Soda Bread. It’s so simple and satisfying to make, that after trying, and spectacularly failing to find an equally delicious alternative, I decided to come up with my own vegan version of it. And although it’s taken a good few weeks of fine-tuning, I think I’ve finally cracked it. Not wanting to stray from the original recipe too much, I substituted only what was absolutely necessary in order to keep the taste as authentic as possible. I’m super happy, and proud, of the outcome, as I know my grandmother would not only give me her seal of approval but also join me in having a nice oven-warm slice together with a delightfully strong cup of black tea! It’s a truly wonderful bread, that can be enjoyed with sweet or savory toppings, or even just plain, being perfect to dip in any kind of vegetable soup or stew.

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Collard Ribbons

This recipe is more about cutting technique than ingredients. Our family never ate many collards until I learned this ribbon style of cutting, which eliminates their tough texture. If you usually just chop them, you’ll see that this style of cutting makes a huge difference.

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Loaded Sweet Potatoes

The sweetness of sweet potatoes combined with creamy hummus and savory coconut bacon bits, serve as the perfect meal or side dish for any occasion.

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Baked Salt & Vinegar Fries

Traditional French fries are my biggest “high fat” weakness, so I am motivated to cut and bake my own fries that are both healthy and satisfying. This recipe has all the crunchiness of traditional French fries without all the fat.

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