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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!

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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.

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Loaded Nachos with BBQ Jackfruit

Loaded nachos are the ultimate game-day appetizer for sharing with family and friends. These crispy oil-free corn tortillas are piled high with BBQ jackfruit, vegan nacho sauce, and of course, an assortment of veggie toppings. You can customize this recipe with all the toppings your family loves.

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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.

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Hand-Twisted Soft Pretzels

Soft pretzels are fun to create—and irresistible to eat. The baking soda bath and toppings give these pretzels their traditional flavor, making them a hit in our house. They’re soft and chewy on the inside and golden brown on the outside. Kids and adults love to roll the dough and form their own pretzels or unique shapes. Top them with anything you love for a great snack or appetizer.

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Vegan Party Fondue

Pull out your skewers because it’s time for fondue! Who knew healthy could be this good? There’s almost nothing you won’t want to dip in this creamy, cheesy sauce. Cashews and potatoes create a creamy foundation, perfectly seasoned with just the right balance of sour and salty. Fondue is romantic, social, and just plain fun—I hope this recipe inspires you to throw a party.

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Fast and Easy Romesco Sauce

When a sauce is this delicious, it has to take center stage! This whole food, plant-based twist on a classic Spanish sauce is finger-licking good! You’ll want to put it on everything.

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“Cheesy” Jalapeño Poppers

Stuffed jalapeño poppers never tasted so good! These creamy, smoky, slightly spicy mini peppers will have you reaching for more. Once you prepare the delicious plant-based cheesy filling, you can quickly fill your sweet or spicy peppers and bake. These are the perfect appetizers for any occasion.

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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.

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15 Incredible Plant-Based Super Bowl Appetizers

The Super Bowl is around the corner, and we have some winning recipes to help you score the perfect party! Regardless of who you are rooting for—or whether you even care for the sport—you´ll need the appropriate fuel to enjoy the game. These fun, delicious recipes are tested and super easy to make. From creamy … Continued

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The Environmental Case For Free-Range Livestock?

The agricultural system is designed to provide for diets high in animal products. Nine in ten Americans consume meat regularly, and three in five agree that eating red meat is part of the American way of life. This attitude and practice run contrary to the science of nutrition.

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Something to Chew On: How Does Animal Protein Affect Aging? (Video)

What does the science of longevity suggest about our food choices? In the following short video, Michael Hollie, MD, discusses the effect of calorie restriction— specifically restricting calories from animal protein—on the mechanisms of aging. (To learn more about longevity, read Dr. Hollie’s article from 2022.) This evidence raises many questions about the standard American, … Continued

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Why Are We Living Shorter Lives?

Changes in life expectancy can help us assess our collective health history. And there are a few lessons we can glean from the long-term trends.

Nutrition Science

Can Plant-Based Nutrition Help You Sleep Better?

Poor sleep (either insufficient duration of sleep or low-quality sleep) is associated with a weakened immune system, Alzheimer’s, disrupted blood sugar levels, cardiovascular disease, psychiatric conditions, and more.

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Our Top Articles of 2022

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Our 12 Most Popular Plant-Based Recipes of 2022

As 2022 comes to a wrap, we look back at a wonderful year at CNS and the many wonderful recipes we shared over the year!

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Is Fruit Healthy? Busting Common Fruit Myths

What’s the truth about fruit? How does it affect our health, and what about more specific cases, like if we’re diabetic or trying to lose weight?

Nutrition Science