Special Diets

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Creamy Roasted Golden Beet Soup With Dill Yogurt Sauce (Vegan)

Here's an easy and very hands-off recipe for a delicious, well-balanced vegan soup that will comfort you during these cooler months.

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Vegan Seven-Layer Dip

This vegan seven-layer dip is healthy, easy to make, and goes over well at parties. It doesn't require a lot of special, expensive, or hard-to-find ingredients, and it tastes incredible!

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Vegan Sweet Potato and Kale Soup

Craving something warm and vegan? Give this soup a try. This recipe has three different cooking methods depending on your time constraints.

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Gluten-Free Fudgy Sweet Potato Brownies

Enjoy gluten-free brownies with healthier ingredients like sweet potatoes, cacao powder, cacao nibs and honey.

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Dirty Keto Cream Cheese Cookie Dough Recipe

This isn't a strict Keto recipe, as it uses dark chocolate chips. It's so good, though, that you don't need a lot to satisfy your sweet cravings.

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Peanut Milk and Curd Recipes

For vegetarians and vegans, peanut milk and curd are great alternatives to their dairy counterparts. The recipes are easy to prepare, and I've included a video tutorial, as well.

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Cook This Japanese Vegan Curry Recipe From Scratch in 1 Hour

This vegan Japanese curry recipe is made from store-cupboard ingredients, ready in one hour, and makes a perfect weeknight dinner!

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Gluten-Free Vegetarian Mac and Cheese

This gluten-free mac and cheese recipe comes together very quickly. It's ideal for unexpected visitors.

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Vegan Apple Pie Recipe

Satisfy your dessert cravings with this easy vegan apple pie recipe!

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Low-Carb, Gluten-Free Apricot Muffins With Almond Flour

These moist and tasty muffins are low in carbs, low in sugar, and gluten-free.

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How to Make Oat Milk at Home (Non-Slimy)

Oat milk is a vegan alternative to dairy milk that is naturally free of lactose, soy, nuts and gluten. This easy method will reduce the natural sliminess of this type of milk. Recipe video included.

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How to Make Quick and Easy Gluten-Free Pancakes

Pancakes are such a quick and easy meal to make, and they are delicious, too. This simple gluten-free recipe will help you if this is your first time making them.

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Easy Gluten-Free Traybake Recipe

This delicious gluten-free traybake using dried apricots and a sticky marmalade topping is inexpensive and easy to make. Serve in slices as cake bars, or warm as a pudding with ice cream or custard.

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Vegan Japanese-Style Curry Sauce Recipe Ready in 20 Minutes

This vegan Japanese-style curry sauce recipe is perfect for katsu curry, made from pantry ingredients, and ready in the same time as a store-bought cutlet.

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Vegan Blushing Bunny Welsh Rarebit

This vegan tomatoey variation of Welsh rarebit is indulgent, tasty and the perfect alternative for those who miss cheese on toast or grilled cheese.

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How to Make Cashew Nut Milk (Vegan and Dairy-Free)

Learn how to make cashew nut milk, a vegan milk alternative to dairy milk. A recipe video is included.

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10 Tasty Recipes With Immunity-Boosting Foods

There are a great many foods that can potentially help boost the immune system and fight off disease. This article provides 10 tasty recipes for incorporating some of the more popular and readily available ones in your home cooking.

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Hamilton Beach Artisan Bread Maker: Pros and Cons for Gluten-Free Baking

Our son has Celiac disease and must eat a strict gluten-free diet. We all love bread, however, and we'd heard that the Hamilton Beach bread maker was good for gluten-free baking. It wasn't cheap, but we took the plunge. This is my review.

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How to Make Cashew Cream (Vegan Heavy Cream Substitute)

A vegan cooking basic, cashew cream can be used in a variety of ways. Sweet or savory, this cream lends a hand where heavy cream would typically be used.

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Vegan Georgian-Style Bean Stew: A Store Cupboard Recipe

This is a store cupboard recipe based on a traditional Georgian dish called lobio, a delicious bean stew. The recipe uses ingredients you likely already have in your pantry, or can easily get.

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Vegan Breakfast Scramble With Pesto and Walnut Parmesan

You'll never skip breakfast again after having this unbelievably flavorful tofu scramble. It's packed with flavor and all the right nutrients to start your day off the right way.

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Vegan Pease Pudding and Roasted Vegetable Patties

Vegan patties made from traditional British pease pudding and leftover roasted vegetables make a delicious light lunch or dinner.

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Vegan Tempeh Tikka Masala With Cashew Cream

This is a vegan take on the classic chicken tikka masala. This dish has all the flavor of the original but with the extra goodness of plants. Cashew cream makes this dish rich and savory, and the tempeh lends a wonderful nuttiness. Indulge in this classic with no regrets!

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The Perfect Keto Tuna Salad for Two

This is one of my favorite salads to make on the keto diet. It's packed with all the necessary macros needed for a keto meal. This recipe makes enough for two large salads. Add a glass of sparkling water and you have yourself the perfect meal.

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Vegan Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies (Only 4 Ingredients!)

Whether you're vegan or want to make cookies and are out of eggs, this four-ingredient cookie recipe is quick, easy, and healthy.

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Healthy, Dairy-Free, Low-Fat Potato and Corn Chowder

This is a delicious plant based potato and corn chowder. It is healthy and light on the digestion, yet satisfying and filling. Free of dairy and gluten!

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Recipe for Apple Pie for Vegans and Vegetarians

This recipe for apple pie with shortcrust pastry is suitable for both vegans and vegetarians. I've included step-by-step instructions with my own photos and videos so you can easily follow this vegan recipe.

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Gluten-Free Maple Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pure maple syrup and walnuts, combined with chocolate chips, results in a hybrid cookie with unique character. No worries for those with gluten sensitivities, these cookies are gluten free!

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Best Sources of Plant-Based Protein (Plus 3 Recipes)

Wondering how you can eat only plant-based foods, yet still consume a substantial amount of protein every day? It is easier than you think! Keeping your kitchen stocked with these protein-packed essentials will help keep you fueled all day long.

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How to Make Crispy Tofu

Sick of mushy, flavorless tofu? In this article, we will teach you the best way to cook tofu that everyone is sure to love—whether they are vegan or not!

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Vegan Holiday (Hallothanksmas) Ideas and Recipes

As the holidays approach, I go through the checklist of vegan dishes I need to make for all the family get-togethers and friends' potlucks.

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Easy Sugar-Free, Wheat-Free Spelt Bread (Only 5 Ingredients)

This sugar-free and wheat-free spelt bread tastes great, has only five ingredients, and is easy to make.

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My Journey From Meat Eater to Vegetarian, Vegan, and Back

In this article, I examine how environment, circumstance, and mindset have affected my eating habits.

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Low-Sugar Gluten-Free Apple Crisp Recipe

Are you gluten-free and also trying to eat healthily? This recipe is great for those who are trying to cut back on sugar but aren't avoiding it altogether.

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How to Make Wheat Gluten Meat (Seitan)

This article includes a recipe for making wheat gluten food, also known as seitan, in the traditional way.

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Creamy and Delicious Vegan Tomato Basil Soup

If you love a soup with a thick and creamy texture and a potent tomato and basil flavor, this is going to make your taste buds have a party in your mouth! The best part is that the soup is made completely from vegetables and herbs, accomplishing that impossibly creamy texture without any cream.

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Moist Gluten-Free Banana Bread

This is a banana bread that even people who aren't gluten-free will enjoy. It is flavorful and moist, and it's great for breakfast, dessert, or any time of the day.

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Diabetic-Friendly Bitter Gourd Curry With Peanut Masala

This bitter gourd curry with peanut masala is spicy, flavorful, and works wonderfully for people with diabetes. This dish pairs well with steamed rice and curd rice.

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Is Veganism a Good Idea?

The vegan choices I have made this past year and a half have changed my life. I get plenty of protein with beans and nuts plus more vegetables and fruits than I ever used to consume. It's a good choice for me.

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Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Strawberry Shortcake

Learn how to bake gluten-free and dairy-free strawberry shortcake!

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Gluten-Free Cauliflower "Fried Rice" With Chinese Five Spice

Are you allergic to soy sauce, sensitive to gluten, or watching your carbs? In this gluten-free and soy-free recipe, we use cauliflower instead of rice and Chinese Five Spice instead of soy sauce. If you're looking for alternatives to your typical fried rice, give this recipe a try.

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Vegan Apple Walnut Hermit Cookies (No Eggs or Dairy)

These apple walnut hermit cookies are vegan—made without eggs or dairy. To me, they summon up everything I love to remember of the eggy, spicy, yummy, munchy, cakey hermit cookies of my past non-vegan life.

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Embracing the Vegan Lifestyle

The pros and cons of embracing a vegan lifestyle aren't always obvious. Here's what I've learned since going vegan a year and a half ago, along with a couple of suggestions and recipes.

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Creamy Vegan Whipped Potatoes With Garlic and White Pepper

If you're looking for an easy side dish for a weeknight meal, or perhaps for a decadent weekend treat, look no further. These whipped potatoes are perfectly loaded with vegan cream and butter, as well as just enough spice to be the perfect accompaniment to any meal.

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Top 5 Vegan Comfort Food Recipes

As the temperature drops and the nights draw in, I invite you to try my favorite vegan comfort food recipes.

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Effortless Vegan Avgolemono Soup: A Greek Carrot and Leek Soup With Creamy Lemon Broth

This is a vegan take on the classic avgolemono soup. An excellent winter soup, this is jam-packed with vitamins, protein, and flavor. Great for those feeling under the weather or for anyone looking for a deliciously light evening meal.

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4 Perspective-Changing Reasons to Stop Eating Meat

This article goes beyond the basic arguments you've probably already heard. These are the four most important reasons I think human beings should stop eating meat.

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How to Cook Eggless Italian Chicken Meatballs

As a health-conscious meat lover, I enjoy making chicken meatballs because the meat tends to be leaner. Try this delicious recipe for eggless Italian chicken meatballs.

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3 Lemon Substitutes for People With Citrus Allergies

Learn about some of the best substitutes for lemon in desserts, salads, and entrees. Don't let your allergy or intolerance keep you from eating your favorite foods!

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Chocolate Depression Cake (No Eggs or Dairy)

Do you love chocolate cake but can't have eggs or dairy? You will be amazed by how a cake can taste so great without eggs, milk, or butter.