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150 Easy Holiday Recipes – Minimalist Baker


Assortment of holiday dishes

The holidays are here! To help you celebrate, we’ve gathered our favorite EASY holiday recipes for breakfast, appetizers, sides, mains, desserts, and drinks. Let the cooking and baking begin!

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Breakfasts

Plate of our Fall Breakfast Hash made with Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato

Breakfast Hash with Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

Cozy breakfast hash made with just 10 simple ingredients. Crispy Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, onions, and garlic marry perfectly with a runny egg. Options for vegans and vegetarians included!

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Drizzling maple syrup on slices of vegan French toast with strawberries

Easy Vegan French Toast (10 Minutes!)

Vegan French toast that’s quick and easy, custardy, eggy, vanilla- and cinnamon-infused, and SO delicious! Ready in 10 minutes with simple methods.

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Stack of Blender Banana Pancakes topped with nut butter and fresh fruit

Blender Banana Pancakes (Gluten-Free!)

Fluffy, EASY-to-make blender banana pancakes! Naturally sweetened, dairy-free, and gluten-free. They’re the perfect weekend / weekday breakfast treat!

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Side view of a stack of slices of apple coffee cake

Easy Apple Coffee Cake (GF, Vegan)

Perfectly balanced, slightly toasty, classic apple coffee cake that also happens to be gluten-free and plant-based. Perfect for afternoon tea, or as a snack or dessert! Simple ingredients and just 1 bowl required!

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Stack of Grain-Free Pancakes topped with raspberry compote and a lemon slice

1-Bowl Grain-Free Pancakes

Incredibly fluffy grain-free pancakes made in 1 bowl with 8 ingredients in just 20 minutes. Customizable, quick, delicious, and perfect for lazy weekend breakfasts and beyond!

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Flipping a vegan sausage link cooking in a cast iron skillet

Easy Vegan Sausage Links

Actually miraculous vegan sausages that form links, taste delicious, and are wholesome and incredibly versatile! Perfect for grilling, breakfast, and beyond! Just 10 ingredients required.

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Bowl of Cranberry Pumpkin Oats with Coconut Whipped Cream

Cranberry Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats

Warm, comforting bowls of oats made with cranberries, pumpkin, and spices. Gluten-free, plant-based, rich in antioxidants, and ready in just 25 minutes!

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The best homemade hash browns topped with parsley and with a side of ketchup

The BEST Crispy Hash Browns (Restaurant-Style!)

A step-by-step guide to making the BEST hash browns every time! Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, buttery, salty, and just 4 ingredients required. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond!

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Plate of Vegan Pumpkin Spice Pancakes topped with syrup

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Tender, spiced vegan pumpkin pancakes that require just 1 bowl and 20 minutes to prepare. Healthy, simple, and perfect for chilly fall mornings.

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Stack of Banana Oat Pancakes with a slice removed

1-Bowl Vegan Banana Oat Pancakes

Vegan Banana Pancakes made in 1 bowl with wholesome ingredients! Easy, fluffy, tender, naturally sweetened, and the perfect healthier breakfast or dessert!

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Bowl of carrot cake baked oatmeal topped with shredded carrots

Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal

Carrot cake in baked oatmeal form! Tender, nutty, wholesome, naturally sweetened, and perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond! 1 bowl and 10 ingredients required.

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Covering a batch of Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls with icing

Vegan Gluten-Free Cinnamon Rolls

Amazing fluffy and tender vegan, gluten-free cinnamon rolls! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required for these insanely flavorful and delicious rolls!

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Large plate with two Vegan biscuits sliced open and topped with gravy

Vegan Biscuits and Gravy

Flaky vegan biscuits with thick, peppery mushroom gravy! A flavorful, healthy, satisfying 30-minute vegan breakfast.

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Homemade Vegan Gingerbread Waffles on a cooling rack

Vegan Gingerbread Waffles

10-ingredient vegan waffles with all the flavor of a ginger cookie and the tenderness of a morning waffle.

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Stack of delicious Vegan Pop Tarts with a berry filling

Vegan Berry Pop Tarts

Flaky vegan Pop Tarts with a berry filling, raw sugar topping, and an optional vanilla glaze. 100% vegan and healthy enough for an indulgent weekend or weekday breakfast.

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Partially sliced loaf of Vegan GF Pumpkin Bread on a tray

1-Bowl Pumpkin Bread (V + GF)

1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread that’s moist, perfectly spiced and sweet, and seriously simple! Ideal for breakfast, snacking, and fall gatherings.

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Cutting board filled with Almond Butter Sweet Potato Muffins beside ingredients used to make them

Fluffy Almond Butter Sweet Potato Muffins (GF)

Incredibly fluffy, wholesome sweet potato muffins that are naturally sweetened, gluten-free, and swirled with roasted almond butter. The perfect sweet treat made with good-for-you, whole-food ingredients.

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Spicy Tempeh Breakfast Sausages garnished with sprigs of fresh rosemary

Spicy Tempeh Breakfast Sausage

Spicy vegan breakfast sausage made with protein-rich tempeh. Smoky, savory, and flavorful, and just 1 bowl required! A delicious, plant-based sausage alternative.

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Bowl of Crispy Vegan Breakfast Potatoes

Best Ever Vegan Breakfast Potatoes

Simple, 3-step vegan breakfast potatoes with the crispiest brown edges ever! Just 5 ingredients and less than 30 minutes required.

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Bowl and pan of our incredible Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal perfect for fall

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

Perfect baked oatmeal with pumpkin purée, warm spices, and maple syrup, studded with pecans and cranberries. Made in just 1 bowl with 10 ingredients.

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Two Vegan Sticky Buns on a piece of parchment paper

The World’s Easiest Sticky Buns

Easy, fool-proof sticky buns for the novice baker. 9 basic ingredients, no complicated methods, just straightforward, ooey-gooey sticky buns. And they’re vegan!

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Pan of the World's Easiest homemade Cinnamon Rolls drizzled with icing

The World’s Easiest Cinnamon Rolls

Easy cinnamon rolls with just 7 ingredients and no complicated steps. Just proof, roll out, and bake! Plus, they’re vegan and SO delicious, fluffy, and gooey!

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Tray of Gingerbread Granola with Christmas cookie cutters on it

Gingerbread Granola

10-ingredient, 30-minute gingerbread granola sweetened with molasses and tossed with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves for that perfect gingerbread flavor.

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Pizza cutter resting on a skillet of our Vegan Frittata recipe

Easy Egg-Free Frittata

Easy vegan frittata made egg-free with split mung beans! Simple ingredients, vibrant color, fluffy texture, and perfect for brunch, breakfast, and beyond!

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Cast iron skillet of Spring Vegetable Frittata made with asparagus

Spring Frittata with Leeks, Asparagus, and Sweet Potato

An easy, flavorful, and dairy-free frittata made with vibrant spring produce! Very versatile and only 9 ingredients required.

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Parchment-lined baking sheet with homemade Rosemary Blueberry Scones and fresh rosemary sprigs

Coconut Oil Blueberry Scones with Rosemary

30-minute vegan blueberry scones made with coconut oil and infused with fresh rosemary. Savory, sweet, and perfectly tender.

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Plate with a stack of Blueberry Gluten Free Scones

Blueberry Gluten-Free Scones

Gluten-free scones that are tender on the inside, crispy on the outside, flaky, and infused with wild blueberries! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required!

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Two big slices of our delicious Coconut Cream Pie French Toast recipe

Coconut Cream Pie French Toast

Dairy-free, ultra decadent French toast with all the flavor of coconut cream pie. Coconut whipped cream, toasted coconut flake, and maple syrup make this dish the ultimate breakfast indulgence. 10 ingredients or less.

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Two jars of apple overnight oats with cinnamon

Apple Pie Overnight Oats

Easy overnight oats infused with the flavors of apple pie! Naturally sweetened, cinnamon-infused, and just 9 wholesome ingredients required. Perfect for fall and beyond!

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Appetizers

Top down shot of a big bowl of Butternut Squash Hummus with olive oil and pine nuts

Butternut Squash Hummus

Savory, 10-ingredient butternut squash hummus with garlic, parsley, and cumin. A creamy, flavorful dip that’s perfect for fall.

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Quick and easy Vegan Crudite with Macadamia Nut Herb Cheese and goodies for dipping

5-Minute Macadamia Cheese + Vegan Crudité!

Creamy macadamia nut cheese and hummus served with roasted and fresh vegetables! The perfect 30-minute plant-based snack or appetizer.

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Vintage spoon in a bowl of white bean dip topped with serrano peppers

Charred Serrano White Bean Dip

Smoky charred serrano peppers blend with white beans, garlic, and savory sautéed shallots for an oh-so-creamy, flavorful, and versatile dip. Just 8 ingredients and 30 minutes required!

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Glass bowl filled with Warm Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Warm Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

A warm salad made with roasted butternut squash, cranberries, spinach, and candied pecans. Healthy, filling, and a perfect take-along lunch or side for fall and holiday gatherings.

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Cultured Vegan Cheese Wheels on a wood cutting board

Easy Probiotic-Cultured Vegan Cheese

Easy-to-make vegan cheese with probiotics for an extra tangy, cheesy flavor! Just 6 ingredients and simple methods required. The perfect party appetizer, snack, or spread!

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Plate with crackers, celery sticks, and a Spicy Vegan Cheese Ball

Spicy Vegan Pimento Cheese Ball

10-ingredient spicy vegan cheeseball with pimento peppers and nutritional yeast! Creamy, simple to make, and incredibly flavorful! The perfect holiday dip!

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Bowl of Garlic Dill Sunflower Dip on a wood cutting board with fresh vegetables for dipping

Garlic Dill Sunflower Dip

Savory, bean-free, hummus-inspired dip with sunflower seeds, garlic, dill, and lemon! Just 7 ingredients required, creamy, incredibly flavorful, and perfect for crackers, veggies, sandwiches, and more!

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Bowl of fluffy vegan ricotta cheese topped with fresh parsley

Cashew Ricotta Cheese (Soy-Free, Fast, Easy!)

Quick, fluffy vegan ricotta cheese made with 5 simple ingredients including cashews, lemon, and garlic. Comes together in a food processor or blender and is perfect for pasta, pizza, salads, and more!

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Slice of bread topped with Creamy Kale and Spinach Dip with the rest of the pan of dip beside it

Creamy Kale and Spinach Dip

Simple vegan spinach and kale dip made with just 9 ingredients that will please a crowd. Cheesy, hearty, chock-full of greens, and so delicious. Perfect for holiday parties and beyond.

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Plate of Mayo-Free Deviled Eggs seasoned with turmeric, honey, and other spices

Mayo-Free Deviled Eggs

A modern twist on deviled eggs that are mayo-free! Perfectly spiced, ready in 30 minutes, savory-sweet, and oh-so delicious. The perfect dairy-free, gluten-free appetizer!

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Baking sheet with a scoop of coconut sugar and batch of Candied Spiced Nuts

15-Minute Candied Spiced Nuts (1 Pan!)

Amazing 15-minute roasted candied nuts made all on 1 pan! No bowl required, so spicy-sweet. The perfect holiday snack or homemade gift!

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Sides

Baking sheet filled with Sweet Potato Casserole Boats for Thanksgiving

Sweet Potato Casserole Boats

An EASY approach to sweet potato casserole made with 1 pan! Twice-baked, halved sweet potatoes cook FAST and are topped with cinnamon, coconut sugar, and pecans!

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Pan of Garlicky Green Beans with Almonds

1-Pan Garlicky Green Beans with Slivered Almonds

Easy, delicious green beans made in 1 pan with 6 simple ingredients! Big flavor, infused with garlic, and garnished with toasted almonds. Perfect for Thanksgiving and beyond!

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Using a potato masher to show How to Make Mashed Potatoes

Easy 1-Pot Mashed Potatoes

EASY, fluffy mashed potatoes that are easy to make! Just 1 pot and 5 simple ingredients required for these buttery, garlicky mashed potatoes! Perfect for holiday gatherings and beyond!

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Vintage spoon in a bowl of Instant Pot mashed potatoes

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes (No Drain, 20 Minutes!)

Incredibly fluffy, buttery mashed potatoes made entirely in the Instant Pot in just 20 minutes! Just 3 ingredients required for these fuss-free mashed potatoes, perfect for the holidays and beyond!

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Spoon resting on a plate of Roasted Potatoes with a bowl of ketchup

Perfect Roasted Potatoes

Perfect roasted potatoes every time! No boiling required, 1 pan, 30 minutes, perfectly crisp edges, and tender inside. The ultimate brunch side!

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Holding a bowl of vegan potato leek soup

Creamy Vegan Potato Leek Soup

Creamy, comforting, flavorful potato leek soup that’s plant-based, gluten-free, and easy to make. Made in 1 pot with just 9 simple ingredients!

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Skillet of Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Miso Glaze

Miso-Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Quick and delicious roasted Brussels sprouts with garlic and a savory-sweet miso glaze. Crispy edges, tender center, and BIG flavor! Just 30 minutes and 8 ingredients required.

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Small plate of roasted asparagus with lemon and vegan parmesan

Perfect Roasted Asparagus

A quick and easy guide for making PERFECT roasted asparagus every time. Great as a side dish, in bowls, and beyond. Just 3 ingredients, 1 pan, and 15 minutes required!

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Skillet of Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts with almonds

Honey Mustard Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Delicious honey mustard glazed Brussels sprouts seared then roasted to perfection until golden brown. Just 7 ingredients required for this savory-sweet side dish!

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Baking sheet of Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Reduction

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Reduction

Crispy roasted Brussels sprouts with garlic, creamy vegan cheese, dried cherries, and a balsamic reduction! An elegant and flavorful side dish for the holidays and beyond! Just 7 ingredients required.

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Bowl of Crispy Baked Cauliflower made with curry powder

Quick Crispy Cauliflower

Our go-to method for making crispy, flavorful cauliflower FAST! Ready in 30 minutes with 4 simple ingredients, this cauliflower is a perfect side dish or addition to bowls, salads, and more!

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Platter of Pan Roasted Vegetables with a measuring cup of gravy

Easy Pan Roasted Vegetables

Easy pan roasted vegetables! Simple seasonings and methods required. Tender, perfectly browned, and the perfect side to just about any meal.

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Holding a plate of roasted brussel sprout and fennel salad

Roasted Fennel and Brussels Sprout Salad

Delicious roasted fennel and Brussels sprout salad with almonds, cranberries, and orange slices. An easy, flavorful, elegant, plant-based side for the holidays and beyond! Just 9 ingredients required!

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Plate and wood platter filled with Herbed Green Salad with Cranberry Dressing

Minty Green Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

An herbed green cranberry salad with roasted, spiced pecans, nut cheese, and a vinaigrette! Just 30 minutes to prepare this plant-based side or entrée!

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Tossing a shaved brussel sprout kale salad with dressing

Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad with Apples and Dates

Crunchy, sweet, and savory shaved Brussels sprout salad with apples, dates, and hazelnuts! Oh-so-versatile and super fresh. Just 10 ingredients and 20 minutes required!

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Platter of radicchio salad with candied walnuts, beets, and dressing

Radicchio Salad with Cashew Ricotta Dressing

Vibrant radicchio salad topped with roasted beets and garlic, candied walnuts, and creamy, lemony cashew ricotta dressing. An elegant, colorful side dish perfect for the holidays and beyond! Ready in 30 minutes!

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Fork spearing a potato in a bowl of our roasted potato salad recipe

Easy Roasted Potato Salad with Garlic Dill Dressing

A delicious spin on classic potato salad with roasted gold and sweet potatoes tossed in a zingy, garlicky, herby dressing. Perfect for BBQs, picnics, and year-round! Just 7 ingredients required.

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Cast-iron skillet of Vegan Scalloped Potatoes topped with chopped parsley

Easy Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Delicious, cheesy, tender scalloped potatoes made vegan thanks to almond milk and nutritional yeast! Just 10 ingredients required for this classic holiday side dish!

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Pan of vegan pumpkin risotto topped with crispy sage

Miso Pumpkin Risotto with Crispy Sage

Creamy, comforting risotto infused with pumpkin and topped with crispy sage. A satisfying, gluten-free and plant-based entrée or side made with just 9 ingredients!

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Big plate of Garlicky Kale Salad with Tandoori Spiced Chickpeas

Garlicky Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

SUPER flavorful, 30-minute Kale Salad with a creamy roasted garlic tahini dressing and crispy tandoori roasted chickpeas!

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Platter filled with Vegan Smashed Potatoes topped with pesto

Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Garlic Pesto

Tender potatoes smashed, roasted until crispy, then topped with a creamy garlic-herb pesto! A delicious vegan and gluten-free appetizer or snack!

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Pan of Sweet Potato Butternut Squash Mash topped with pecans

Butternut Pecan Sweet Potato Mash

A healthier sweet potato casserole with butternut squash, sweetened with maple syrup, and topped with toasted, lightly sweetened pecans. The perfect side dish for fall and holiday gatherings.

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Using a fork to pick up a bite of Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes topped with Mushroom Gravy

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes with Mushroom Gravy

Cauliflower mashed potatoes topped with a simple mushroom gravy that comes together in less than 10 minutes.

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Wood bowl filled with a bowl of The Best Vegan Mashed Potatoes

The Best Damn Vegan Mashed Potatoes

5-ingredient vegan mashed potatoes that are fluffy, creamy, buttery, and loaded with roasted garlic and chives. Perfect as is, with gravy, or with a giant scoop of vegan butter.

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Using a serving spoon to scoop Garlic Mashed Cauliflower from a tray

Vegan Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Move over mashed potatoes — there’s a new side in town! Try our 6-ingredient, 30-minute whipped cauliflower that’s creamy, comforting, salty, garlicky, buttery, and SO easy to make! The perfect plant-based, gluten-free side!

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Spoon in a bowl of fresh cranberry sauce

Easy Orange Cranberry Sauce (3 Ingredients!)

Simple, flavorful cranberry sauce made in 1 dish with 3 simple ingredients! Perfectly tart-sweet, naturally sweetened with maple syrup, and incredibly easy to make!

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Plate of Creamy Vegan Green Bean Casserole topped with crispy onions

Vegan Green Bean Casserole

10-ingredient, 30-minute green bean casserole from scratch! Creamy, flavorful, delicious, and entirely vegan. Perfect for the holidays and beyond.

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Pouring Red Wine Vinaigrette onto a big bowl of Kale Citrus Salad

Kale Citrus Salad

A simple, 30-minute kale salad with sweet and tart fruits, pickled red onions, and a simple red wine vinaigrette! Crunchy, filling, fresh, and the perfect healthy light lunch or side salad.

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Platter of wild rice salad with mushrooms, herbs, and cranberries

Wild Rice Salad with Mushrooms and Herbs

Simple methods and BIG flavor come together in this wild rice salad with mushrooms, hazelnuts, cranberries, and mint. Perfect for the holiday table or as a side any time of year! Just 10 ingredients required!

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Pouring dressing over a massaged kale salad

Easy Massaged Kale Salad (15 Minutes!)

Everything you need to know about massaged kale salads, plus a delicious, fast, and easy recipe for our go-to kale salad with tahini dressing! 15 minutes, 6 ingredients required.

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Stack of Vegan Gluten-Free Biscuits on a tray

Easy Vegan Gluten-Free Biscuits

Fluffy, tender, vegan, gluten-free biscuits! Just 1 bowl and 9 simple ingredients required! The perfect vegan, gluten-free biscuit for any occasion!

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Batch of Pumpkin Sage Biscuits on a white towel on a cutting board

Pumpkin Sage Biscuits

Savory vegan pumpkin sage biscuits made in 1 bowl in just 30 minutes. Fluffy with a subtle pumpkin-sage flavor, and perfect for fall and holiday gatherings.

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Baking sheet with six freshly baked Vegan Biscuits

The Best Damn Vegan Biscuits

Fluffy, buttery vegan biscuits that require just 30 minutes, 7 ingredients, and 1 bowl! Perfect for breakfast as is or smothered with jam!

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Slice of the best vegan cornbread with a bite taken out

Perfect Vegan Cornbread

Easy-to-make, fluffy, perfectly sweet vegan cornbread made with 10 ingredients. The perfect comforting side to soups and chilis, or to bake into croutons for salads or stuffing.

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Bowls of our Simple Pumpkin Soup recipe with a Sesame Kale Topping

Simple Pumpkin Soup

A simple, 8-ingredient pumpkin soup that’s savory and made completely from scratch! Healthy, satisfying, and perfect for chillier weather.

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Bowl of creamy cauliflower soup

Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Incredibly rich, creamy roasted cauliflower soup with plenty of garlic, white beans, and a hint of ground nutmeg. Just 10 simple ingredients required!

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Coconut milk swirled in a pot of roasted butternut squash soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

The PERFECT butternut squash soup with plenty of natural sweetness, a bit of spice, and unbelievably creamy texture. Simple methods and just 10 ingredients required for this dreamy soup perfect for the holidays and beyond!

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Sprinkling vegan parmesan cheese onto a skillet of Zucchini Gratin

Vegan Zucchini Gratin

10-ingredient vegan, gluten-free gratin loaded with zucchini, asparagus, and onion. So easy, quick, and delicious.

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Vintage spoon in a pot of easy vegan mac and cheese

20-Minute Mac and Cheese (Vegan)

EASY homemade vegan mac and cheese. Creamy, cheesy, and SO comforting! Ready in 20 minutes with 9 simple whole food ingredients. Gluten-free optional.

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Cast-iron skillet filled with Vegan Garlic Mac n Cheese

Garlic Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Creamy, simple Vegan Mac ‘N’ Cheese infused with raw and roasted garlic for extra flavor! Just 10 ingredients required for this delicious, flavorful plant-based entrée or side.

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Main Dishes

Two Stuffed Butternut Squash halves on a platter

Roasted Stuffed Butternut Squash

Roasted stuffed butternut squash makes the perfect plant-based entrée or side for the holiday season (and beyond). Stuffed with quinoa, kale, and mushrooms; 10 ingredients required; and incredibly flavorful!

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Platter of Oven Roasted Chicken and Roasted Root Vegetables with rosemary

Lemon & Herb Roasted Chicken

A simple, fool-proof recipe for roasted chicken made in 1 pan with 6 ingredients. Infused with melted butter, rosemary, and fresh lemon. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside. Perfect for the holidays and beyond.

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Slice of butternut squash lasagna topped with vegan parmesan and fresh basil

Butternut Squash Lasagna (Vegan, GF Optional)

Creamy butternut squash sauce meets pasta, kale, and mushrooms in a delicious twist on classic lasagna. Bursting with fall flavor and just 10 ingredients required!

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower on a metal platter with a side of chimichurri

The Best Whole Roasted Cauliflower (5 Ingredients!)

The secrets to a perfect whole roasted cauliflower with two spice options, easy-to-follow methods, and serving ideas! A flavorful, wholesome alternative entrée or festive appetizer. Just 5 ingredients required!

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Fork resting on a plate of vegan moussaka

Easy Vegan Moussaka

Incredibly delicious vegan moussaka with layers of roasted eggplant, hearty tomato lentil sauce, and roasted garlic cashew bechamel! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required.

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Plate of Lentil Mushroom Stew Over Mashed Potatoes

Lentil Mushroom Stew over Mashed Potatoes

Crazy delicious and hearty mushroom lentil stew gravy over mashed potatoes! Entirely vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free. A delicious and easy-to-make 10-ingredient meal or side!

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Tray with three Thanksgiving Wraps tied with parchment paper and twine

Vegan Thanksgiving Wraps

Healthy, hearty, 30-minute Vegan Thanksgiving Wraps with roasted sweet potatoes, crispy chickpeas, and garlic-dill sauce, tucked inside homemade Garlic Herb Flatbreads!

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Skillet filled with a batch of our Vegan Lentil Fesenjan

Hearty Lentil Fesenjān (Pomegranate Walnut Stew)

9-ingredient vegan Fesenjān made with lentils! A hearty stew of toasted walnuts, pomegranate molasses, onion, and spices. A comforting, Persian-inspired, plant-based meal!

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Pan of Vegan Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie with a spoonful removed

Lentil & Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

A colorful take on classic shepherd’s pie with lentils, vegetables, and a fluffy sweet potato topping. You’ll love this 10-ingredient plant-based meal!

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Vegan Lentil Meatloaf partially sliced on a cutting board

Vegan Lentil Nut “Meat” Loaf

Incredible vegan lentil “meatloaf” with wholesome, whole-food ingredients like lentils, nuts, sweet potato, and mushrooms! Just 10 ingredients required for this flavorful, comforting entrée.

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Glass baking dish of Vegan Shepherds Pie with a couple servings removed

1-Hour Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

A hearty, 10-ingredient Vegan Shepherd’s Pie that’s loaded with veggies and savory lentils and topped with fluffy mashed potatoes. So flavorful and satisfying that you won’t miss the meat!

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Bowl of gluten-free butternut squash pasta with shiitake bacon

Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta

Incredibly flavorful roasted butternut squash pasta with garlicky alfredo sauce and optional shiitake bacon. Savory-sweet, comforting, 10 simple ingredients required! Naturally plant-based and gluten-free.

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Baking dish of Easy Vegan Lasagna topped with chopped parsley

Easy Vegan Lasagna

Incredibly flavorful, hearty vegan lasagna made with 10 ingredients! Tender lasagna noodles are layered with Macadamia Nut Ricotta and tempeh-infused Marinara Sauce! Swoon.

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Big soup pot filled with our Pumpkin Black Bean Chili recipe

1-Pot Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

A fusion of Thai flavors and classic chili, this 1-pot pumpkin black bean soup is perfect for colder months. It’s nutritious, easy to make, versatile, and incredibly satisfying.

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Top view of a slice of Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Lasagna topped with fresh basil

Easy Gluten-Free Lasagna (Dairy-Free!)

AMAZING Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free Lasagna! Made with a hearty sauce, easy nut cheese, and no-boil noodles. Just 10 ingredients required!

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INCREDIBLE 30-minute White Wine + Garlic Pasta with Roasted Brussels Sprouts! Quickly becoming a fan favorite for good reason! #vegan #glutenfree #pasta #recipe #plantbased

Garlic and White Wine Pasta with Brussels Sprouts

Flavorful, insanely delicious pasta with white wine and garlic white sauce and roasted Brussels sprouts. Just 30 minutes and 10 ingredients required!

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Desserts

Plate of gluten-free ginger biscotti with chocolate drizzle

Gluten-Free Biscotti with Ginger & Chocolate

A gingery, chocolate-dipped, orange-infused take on classic Italian biscotti! Gluten-free, vegan, and just 10 ingredients required!

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Overhead photo showing crispy pecans on pecan pie bars

Pecan Pie Bars (Vegan + GF)

Rich, buttery, decadent pecan pie made vegan, gluten-free, and in bar form! All the classic flavors without the corn syrup. Simple methods and just 9 ingredients required!

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Close up shot of squares of pumpkin swirl cheesecake

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake Bars (Vegan + GF)

Creamy, dreamy, decadent cheesecake bars infused with pumpkin spice. Plant-based, gluten-free, and just 1 blender required!

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Delicious homemade Vegan Chocolate Turtle Candies on a wood cutting board

5-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Turtles

Easy 5-ingredient vegan turtles made with a date-almond base, roasted pecans, and melted vegan dark chocolate. Simple flavors, big luxurious taste.

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Slices of vegan gluten-free chocolate cheesecake with raspberry sauce

Easy Baked Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan + GF)

Creamy, dreamy vegan chocolate cheesecake with optional raspberry sauce! Super chocolaty, decadent, and gluten-free. Just 9 ingredients required!

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Cutting board with Grain-Free Sugar Cookie Dough cut into trees and a candy cane

Grain-Free Cut Out Sugar Cookies (1 Bowl!)

Fluffy, gluten-free and grain-free sugar cookies! Perfectly sweet, easy to make, and great for cut out or circle cookies! Just 1 bowl required!

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Slice of chocolate ganache tart showing the three layers

Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Ganache Tart

A luxurious yet simple vegan chocolate tart with a chocolate-date crust, bright raspberry purée filling, and generous layer of creamy chocolate ganache. Just 10 ingredients required!

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Stack of Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies (V/GF)

Tender, wholesome pumpkin cookies studded with rolled oats and vegan chocolate chips. Naturally gluten-free and vegan. The perfect treat for fall and beyond!

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Plate stacked with three apple butter cheesecake bars

Apple Butter Cheesecake Bars (Vegan/GF)

All of the flavors of autumn packed into vegan, gluten-free cheesecake bars! Apple butter is swirled with a coconut cashew filling and baked over an almond-oat crust. Naturally sweetened and just 10 wholesome ingredients required!

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Plate of Gluten-Free Vegan Snickerdoodle Cookies made with coconut sugar

1-Bowl Snickerdoodle Cookies (Vegan + GF)

Fluffy, naturally sweetened snickerdoodle cookies made in 1 bowl. The perfect vegan, gluten-free cookie everyone can enjoy for the holiday season!

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Slice of Vegan Chai Cheesecake next to a jar of caramel sauce and the remaining cheesecake

No-Bake Vegan Chai Cheesecake

Incredibly creamy, rich vegan cheesecake with a 2-ingredient date-walnut crust and creamy cashew-coconut filling with black tea and chai spices. The perfect comforting, naturally sweetened dessert for fall and beyond.

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Biting into a slice of our 1-Bowl Pumpkin Pie recipe

1-Bowl Pumpkin Pie (Vegan + GF)

Easy, 1-bowl pumpkin pie with a salted cashew-oat crust and naturally sweetened, perfectly spiced pumpkin filling. Perfect for the holidays and beyond!

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Spoonfuls of almond butter and dark chocolate beside Vegan Chocolate Snowballs made with dates

5-Ingredient Almond Butter Dark Chocolate Snowballs

Simple, decadent Almond Butter Dark Chocolate Snowballs made with dates, coconut, and almond butter. This equipment-free, 5-ingredient vegan dessert requires only 15 minutes to prepare!

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Tray with a stack of Vegan Gluten-Free Apple Cider Donuts

Vegan Gluten-Free Apple Cider Baked Donuts

Fluffy, apple-cider-infused vegan, gluten-free donuts! Naturally sweetened, about 30 minutes from start to finish, and perfect for fall!

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Slices of Dairy-Free Chocolate Freezer Fudge on a small plate

3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge (Dairy-Free)

Incredibly creamy, dreamy 3-ingredient chocolate fudge made with dairy-free chocolate, nut butter, and honey! The perfect healthier, easy-to-make dessert!

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Stack of three Easy Vegan Brownies on a wood cutting board

4-Ingredient Easy Vegan Brownies

Incredibly rich, vegan, easy brownies made with just 4 ingredients and 1 bowl! Naturally sweetened, grain- and gluten-free, and so satisfying!

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Dipping a Vegan Brownie Cookie into almond milk

Fudgy Vegan Brownie Cookies

Insanely fudgy vegan brownie cookies that are tender on the inside, crisp on the outside, and reminiscent of a brownie! Just 10 ingredients required for these naturally sweetened gluten- and grain-free treats!

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Baking sheet filled with Vegan PB&J Thumbprint Cookies

PB&J Graham Cracker Thumbprints

Tender vegan peanut butter thumbprint cookies with strawberry jam and graham crackers. Just 7 ingredients, 30 minutes, and 1 bowl required.

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Tray and bowl with our Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Cookies alongside a glass of dairy-free milk

Perfect Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect vegan chocolate chip cookies made with simple methods and 9 ingredients. Tender, sweet, studded with chocolate, and undetectably gluten-free.

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Stack of Vegan Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies

Fluffy 1-Bowl Sugar Cookies (Vegan + GF)

Fluffy, perfectly sweet sugar cookies made in 1 bowl! Roll out and cut into shapes or roll into easy circles. Entirely vegan and gluten-free, and perfect for the holidays and beyond!

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Holding three No-Bake Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies over a tray

5-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter Thumbprints

Tender, naturally sweetened peanut butter thumbprint cookies filled with a tart, incredibly flavorful jam! No baking required, just 5 ingredients total, and ready in 20 minutes!

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Vegan Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies on a cutting board topped with red fabric

Vegan Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men

1-bowl gingerbread men that are both vegan and gluten-free! Perfect for rolling out and stamping or rolling into balls for making the most tender, delicious gingersnaps on the planet.

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Bowl with a serving of the best Vegan Apple Crisp with a Pecan-Oat Topping

The Best Vegan Apple Crisp

The best vegan apple crisp, naturally sweetened and made in 1 bowl! Tender, caramelized apples under a crispy pecan-oat topping. Fall dessert perfection.

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Sliced orange and cinnamon sticks next to a bowl and baking dish of orange cranberry crisp

Orange Cranberry Crisp (Gluten-Free & Easy!)

All of the flavors of cranberry sauce in a saucy, streusel-topped crisp! Cranberries are naturally sweetened with maple syrup and orange juice and topped with rolled oats, almond flour, cinnamon, and coconut sugar. The ultimate holiday breakfast or dessert! Just 10 ingredients required.

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Stack of homemade vegan peppermint patties

5-Ingredient Peppermint Patties

Cool and minty with an intensely dark chocolate coating, these plant-based beauties are insanely delicious. Serve as a refreshing after-dinner dessert or enjoy as a snack — either way, you can’t go wrong!

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Stack of four Peppermint Black Bean Brownies with the top one frosted

Vegan Peppermint Black Bean Brownies

1-bowl vegan brownies infused with peppermint and dusted with crushed candy canes. So delicious and fudgy you’d never guess they were vegan, gluten-free, and made with black beans!

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Assorted shapes of Vegan Sugar Cookies with pink and white frosting and sprinkles

1-Bowl Vegan Sugar Cookies

Classic vegan sugar cookies made with 1 bowl in less than 1 hour. Sweet, tender, simple, and perfect for holiday gatherings and beyond!

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Three small jars of our Pumpkin Pie Parfaits recipe with orange and white layers

Pumpkin Pie Parfaits (Vegan + GF)

Easy, 10-ingredient Pumpkin Pie Parfaits with pumpkin butter, coconut whipped cream, and cinnamon-maple granola and pecans!

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Partially eaten slice of Raw Carrot Cake resting beside the rest of the cake

Raw Carrot Cake with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

Raw vegan carrot cake made with 10 wholesome ingredients! Tender, 30 minutes to make, and topped with an optional cashew cream cheese frosting! 

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake Tart

An amazing 10-ingredient Vegan Cheesecake Tart with an oat-almond crust, creamy cashew-coconut center, and caramelized apples! The perfect easy, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened holiday dessert.

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Slice of Vegan Apple Gingerbread Cake on a small plate

1-Bowl Apple Gingerbread Cake

A hearty, 1-bowl vegan apple cake infused with gingerbread flavors and rolled oats. A healthier cake perfect for holiday gatherings and cozy afternoons alongside tea.

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Half eaten Dark Chocolate Vegan Truffle stacked atop more truffles

2-Ingredient Dark Chocolate Truffles

Vegan, gluten-free dark chocolate truffles made with just 2 ingredients and simple methods! So easy, creamy, delectable, and sinfully rich.

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5-Ingredient White Chocolate Truffles

Creamy, perfectly sweet, vegan white chocolate truffles made with 5 ingredients! Low sugar, easy to make, and entirely plant-based!

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Baking sheet filled with pieces of Quinoa Brittle

Quinoa Brittle

7-ingredient Quinoa Brittle naturally sweetened with maple syrup and coconut sugar, and it’s butter-free! Crispy, crunchy, nutritious — a healthier dessert or snack!

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Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies on a bright yellow background

Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies

Easy, 10-ingredient mini vegan pumpkin pies with coconut oil crust! Naturally sweetened, simple to make, and so flaky and delicious! The perfect dessert for fall, especially Thanksgiving.

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Wood board with three Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecakes topped with coconut whip and pecans

Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Amazing vegan pumpkin cheesecake made with just 10 ingredients! Creamy, rich, perfectly sweet, and perfect for fall and holiday gatherings!

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Baking dish filled with cinnamon baked pears with vegan ice cream

Easy Baked Pears

Easy baked pears made in one dish with simple ingredients. Serve with vanilla yogurt or ice cream for the ultimate elegant dessert perfect for the holidays and beyond. Just 30 minutes and 1 pan required.

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Spoons in a pan of Cinnamon Baked Apples topped with vegan ice cream

Easy Cinnamon Baked Apples

Easy Cinnamon Baked Apples requiring simple ingredients and 1 bowl, plus naturally sweetened! The perfect grain- and gluten-free plant-based dessert for the holidays and beyond!

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Nine Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes on a red wood background

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes (Vegan + GF)

Naturally sweetened, 1-Bowl Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes that are vegan and gluten-free and topped with mint-infused coconut whipped cream! The perfect dessert for the holidays and chocolate-peppermint lovers!

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Bowl stacked with a leaning tower of Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tender, healthy chocolate chip cookies with almond butter, coconut, and chocolate chips. One bowl, 9 ingredients, and naturally sweetened!

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Bowl piled high with a batch of Gluten-Free Vegan Coconut Snowball Cookies

Vegan Coconut “Snowball” Cookies

Fluffy, 7-ingredient vegan coconut cookies that are reminiscent of a snowball! Naturally sweetened, easy to make, and perfect for the holidays and winter!

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Batch of Raw Vegan Brownies cut into squares and topped with walnuts

No-Bake Vegan Brownies with Chocolate Ganache

Simple, raw vegan brownies studded with walnuts and cacao nibs! A 5-ingredient coconut oil chocolate ganache is optional but recommended for a fudgy, decadent finish. A healthier vegan, gluten-free dessert!

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Drizzling Vegan Caramel Sauce onto an apple perched on a metal stand

5-Ingredient Vegan Caramel Sauce

An easy, 5-ingredient vegan caramel sauce that requires just 15 minutes to make. A delicious, creamy, naturally sweetened sauce perfect for any dessert!

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Parchment-lined baking sheet of Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

Vegan peanut butter pretzel truffles dipped in semisweet chocolate and topped with even more crushed pretzels. The perfect simple, healthier dessert.

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Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookie with a bite taken out

Chewy Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

A chewy, double chocolate cookie with mint in the batter and on top with a sprinkling of crushed candy cane. Perfect for cookie exchanges, holiday gatherings, or alongside a cup of hot cocoa on a cold winter’s night.

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Drinks

Glasses of our Vegan Eggnog recipe for a festive holiday drink

Easy Vegan Eggnog

Incredibly rich, creamy vegan eggnog that’s easy to make and perfect for the holidays! Naturally sweetened, 6 ingredients, 1 blender required!

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Glass of chocolate hazelnut milk

Creamy Chocolate Hazelnut Milk

Creamy homemade chocolate hazelnut milk is like Nutella in a glass! Just 5 ingredients, naturally sweetened with maple syrup and dates, super chocolaty, and irresistible! Enjoy cold or hot!

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Two glasses of our Chili Cinnamon Hot Toddy recipe topped with lemon slices

Spiced Cinnamon Bourbon Hot Toddy

A simple, 7-ingredient hot toddy with chili-cinnamon infused maple simple syrup. Tart from lemon and sweet from the simple syrup and bourbon. A naturally sweetened, warming cocktail for the colder months.

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Fresh orange wedge on the rim of a jar of Traditional Red Sangria

Easy Traditional Red Sangria

Simple, traditional Red Spanish Sangria made with simple methods and just 6 ingredients. The perfect fruity summer beverage that’s adaptable and delicious!

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Top down shot of two glasses of Vegan Peppermint Drinking Chocolate

Vegan Peppermint Drinking Chocolate

A festive, 4-ingredient drinking chocolate infused with peppermint. An indulgent, super creamy drink perfect for a crowd or hoarding all to yourself. Absolute perfection when topped with coconut whipped cream and crushed peppermint.

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Small glass of Vegan Hot Chocolate topped with coconut whipped cream

5-Minute Vegan Hot Cocoa

My go-to, 5-minute vegan hot chocolate made with simple ingredients you always have on hand. Creamy, luxurious, and surprisingly healthy.

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Wood platter with a mug of vegan Golden Milk alongside ingredients to make it

5-Minute Vegan Golden Milk

Creamy, easy golden milk with dairy-free milk, ginger, turmeric, and coconut oil. Naturally sweetened, incredibly healthy, and so delicious. Ready in just 5 minutes!

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Pouring dairy-free milk into a saucepan of homemade Masala Chai

Easy Masala Chai Recipe

A delicious and easy dairy-free chai recipe made with whole spices. It’s spicy, comforting, naturally sweetened, and made in just 1 pot with 8 ingredients!

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Spooning coconut whipped cream onto Vegan Hot Chocolate

Feel Good Hot Chocolate

Insanely rich, delicious, refined-sugar-free vegan hot chocolate infused with real cocoa butter, cacao powder, and maca powder for serious feel-good vibes. Just 7 ingredients required!

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