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Instant Pot Pantry Pasta Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, Pantry Staple)

This Instant Pot Pantry Pasta recipe is a healthy and irresistable meatless pressure cooker pasta made completely with pantry staple ingredients! Loaded with hearty rigatoni, rich tomatoes, and savory spices!  Serve with a salad and a thick slice of homemade garlic bread for the ultimate stay-at-home Italian meal. A restaurant-quality dinner ready in 5 minutes. […]

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Vegan Affogato Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, Holiday Dessert)

This vegan affogato recipe is the perfect night cap for a holiday meal or dessert. Rich and creamy dairy-free ice cream melts into fresh poured coffee. Can you put ice cream in coffee?  OH YEAH! I grew up enjoying affogato without realized what it was: coffee in ice cream.  I remember my dad at holiday […]

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Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This vegan butternut squash and white bean soup is a healthy and satisfying bowl of high protein comfort food! Healthy, vegetarian, dairy free.  Serve with a slice of thick and crusty sourdough bread, curl up by the fireplace, and enjoy! This Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup is an awesome bowl of fall flavors!  This soup […]

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A Beekeeper’s Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm, Easy DIY Recipe!

My Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm recipe is so easy and makes about 75 tubes of all-natural lip moisturizer. Great for easy DIY homemade holiday gifts or stocking stuffers!  You’re a few simple ingredients away from amazingly soft and hydrated lips. You’ll use this lip balm all winter, and believe me, your lips will thank you. […]

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Hummus Toast with Quick Pickled Cucumber (Vegan, GF)

This hummus toast with cucumber combines creamy hummus with a quick pickled cucumber topping! A bight, crunchy, and fresh breakfast recipe! A great no-cook meal that is perfect for a simple and delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack. Move over avocado toast, I officially have a new favorite breakfast. This Vegan Hummus Toast with Cucumber […]

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125 Vegan Pantry Staple Ingredients To Stock Up On with Recipes!

Having a well-stocked and organized pantry is the foundation to building simple, healthy, and nourishing plant-based meals.  Now more than ever, I have been relying on vegan pantry staple ingredients of all kinds: rices, vegetables, pastas, flours, fruits, and some surprising items you would never guess were shelf-stable (check the protein section below)! Knowing what […]

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Garlic Mashed Turnips (Vegetarian, Keto, Low Carb, Vegan Option)

Garlic mashed turnips are the perfect low carb potato substitute for your holiday table! Creamy and garlicky, a perfect keto holiday side dish. Mashed garlic turnips are a great way to enjoy a lower carb alternative to potatoes. While turnips are mostly a fall crop, you can find them in the supermarket all year round. […]

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One Pot Chickpea and Rice Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This one pot Chickpea and Rice soup is a healthy mix of plant-based pantry staples, fresh veggies, and a light  flavorful lemony broth!  Makes a great lunch or light dinner.  The fresh parsley and lemon juice take this soup to the next level! A big bowl of feel-good (and good for you) ingredients! This one […]

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Raw Honey Cilantro Lime Sauce Recipe (Vegetarian, Low Sodium)

Brighten up your next Taco Tuesday with this fantastic raw honey cilantro lime sauce recipe! If you are looking for an easy way to add some flavor to those boring tacos or burritos, look no further. This sauce packs some serious flavor that will leave you wanting to fiesta forever. This Cilantro Lime Chimichurri Sauce […]

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Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup (Dairy Free, Gluten Free)

This creamy chicken noodle soup is dairy free, gluten free, and full of flavor! Loaded with vegetables and herbs in a rich and velvety broth.  Serve with a thick slice of crusty bread, and you have a delicious healthy bowl of comfort food ready in no time. Happy soup season!  I made this creamy chicken […]

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Veggie Naan Pizza Recipe (Vegetarian, Vegan Option)

This Veggie Naan Pizza recipe is a 15 minute delight- great for an easy weekend brunch, lunch, or dinner. Use naan as pizza crust and add toppings!  Transform you leftover naan bread into a pizza crust and top away with your favorites. This Veggie Naan Pizza is a favorite weekend lunch on our homestead! Since […]

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins with Applesauce (Vegan, Pantry Staple)

These Apple Cinnamon Muffins with Applesauce are the perfect warm fall or winter breakfast, are vegan, dairy free and egg free!  Made 100% with pantry staple ingredients that you likely already have in your cupboards. A healthy and delicious breakfast is ready in about 30 minutes. I’ll say it: these were the best vegan muffins […]