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Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour Blend

Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour Blend

This Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour Blend is an easy-to-make staple to have around for baked goods. This works well in place of AP flour & whole wheat flour. I’ve also used this blend in my Amazing No-Chicken Vegan Gravy with great success. If you want to mess with people […]

Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Yogurt Snack

Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Yogurt Snack

This Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Strawberry Yogurt Snack reminds me of a custard version of strawberry cheesecake milkshake I used to eat a long time ago before I went vegan. It also brings back the nostalgic feelings of fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt. You can tell a lot about a person by how they […]

Amazing vegan Blueberry banana protein smoothie bowl

Amazing Blueberry-Banana Smoothie Bowl

This Amazing Blueberry-Banana Smoothie Bowl is addictive, delicious and nutrient-dense. I start to crave this halfway through my workouts. It tastes so much better than it sounds like it tastes—I wanna make out with it. Smoothie vs Smoothie Bowl? A Smoothie Bowl isn’t simply a smoothie in a bowl. Mainly […]

Ingredients for Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Sour Cream

Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Sour Cream (no cashews)

Sure, you could buy vegan sour cream, but this Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Sour Cream comes with probiotic benefits. Also, it doesn’t have refined oil that you’ll sometimes find in the store-bought kinds, so it won’t leave you feeling weighed down. When you tell people you made this yourself, they might […]

Favorite Green Power juice in glass jars with gold glass straws

Favorite Green Power Juice

This is my Favorite Green Power Juice. It may take time with green juice before your taste buds adapt and you crave it. Be careful, you might become a freak—the kind of vampiric freak who thirsts for the rich, green nectar of things that grow in people’s gardens. Yep, your […]

Classic Vegan Pasta Salad

Vegan Classic Pasta Salad

Vegan Classic Pasta Salad is one of my favorite picnic/pot luck foods to eat in the summer. I’m from the midwest and I love how loose midwesterners are about salads. You know, potato salad, pistachio fluff salad (a.k.a. watergate salad), and all kinds of tasty, sometimes strange salads that don’t […]

Lux Oil-free Vegan Sriracha Mayo

Lux Oil-free Vegan Sriracha Mayo is scrumdiddlyumptious & easy to make. The secret to the lux-richness is using more cashews than I use in my Oil-Free Vegan Mayo. The use of extra cashews makes this more like an aioli and less like Miracle Whip. If you just want to make […]

Creamy Vegan Ranch Dressing

Rich Creamy Vegan Ranch Dressing

Rich Creamy Vegan Ranch Dressing is delicious, oil-free and made with mostly pantry ingredients. When I went vegan back in 2016, discovering this vegan ranch made me so very happy. I dig ranch! I’m from the midwest—it’s practically a food group. I’m one of those dip my sweet potato fries […]

Marinated Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Marinated Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts are lemony & hearty. Made with only a few ingredients, these are fabulous to make-ahead because they marinate overnight. Marinades are fun & easy I love marinating things. I especially love overnight marinades. Put some stuff in a big Ziplock bag, toss it, and cook it […]