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Spring Rolls with Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu

Spring Rolls with Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu

There is an elegance to these Spring Rolls with Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu. Alive with mint, Thai basil and a spicy kick from the Sriracha tofu, these spring rolls are a sure-to-please healthy meal prep item or elevated salad-style appetizer for guests. Sometimes these are called salad rolls or summer rolls. […]

Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu on a bed of Thai Basil

Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu

A 3-ingredient sauce and some super-firm or extra-firm tofu create this simple, yet transcendent Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu. This tofu is satisfying, spicy, and flavorful. We love it: In spring rolls served with peanut sauce On salads or in power bowls As spicy tofu fries or when you just want a […]

Vegan ricotta stuffed shells on a white plate with red sauce and garlic shake hempseed parm

No-Boil Vegan Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells In Red Sauce

As far as casseroles go, the ones in the lasagne family are my favorites. These No-Boil Vegan Ricotta Stuffed Pasta Shells In Red Sauce are impressive to vegans and non-vegans, adults and children. It’s a great make-ahead dish to serve for special occasions or when you want that ace-in-the-hole, smell […]

Oil-free Crab-less vegan salad with heart of palm served with Ritz Crackers inside an avocado "The Bell Jar"

Oil-Free Flaked Crab-less Vegan Salad

Oil-Free Flaked Crab-less Vegan Salad uses chickpeas, hearts of palm, and vegan oil-free mayo to create a crave-worthy base for lots of different go-to meals. Some great toppers for this recipe include: To recap, my favorite uses for Oil-Free Flaked Crab-less Vegan Salad: Mayonnaise This recipe uses Oil-free Mayo, this […]

Oil-free sliken tofu cashew mayo mayonnaise in a small jar on a table by Plant Test Kitchen

Oil-Free Vegan Mayo

This Oil-Free Vegan Mayo is easy to make, guilt-free and perfect in so many things. It definitely checks the mayo and Miracle Whip boxes for me. Store-bought vegan mayos taste a lot like mayo, but they are usually made of mostly oil. Here’s a great way to lose the oil […]

Vegan Broccoli Cheese soup in a white cup with toast

Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup

This Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup tastes very rich and sinful, but it’s actually a healthy soup. Don’t let the word healthy scare you off. It’s stealthy-healthy. The magic is in the chickpeas blended into the soup base. This soup is so yummy and so great to come home to on […]

Portobello mushrooms with pesto and roasted red peppers

Easy Oven-Roasted Marinated Savory Portobello Mushrooms

These Easy Oven-Roasted Marinated Savory Portobello Mushrooms marinate while the oven is heating. They are sure to wow people who are into earthy, meaty and hearty mushrooms. I wanted to call them Magic Mushrooms, but that’s more of a 1967 Haight-Ashbury kind of thing. Are You Fungi Friendly? My two-person […]

Zesty Avocado Pistachio Pesto

Zesty Avocado Pistachio Pesto

Zesty Avocado Pistachio Pesto is not the first recipe I’ve used pistachios and avocado in. Friends, it won’t be my last. I’ve also got a recipe for Herbed Avocado Aioli because pistachios and avocados do great things together. Have It Your Way This recipe is a good base or guide […]