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.
One more than a baker's dozen of fun, creative, and peanut-free desserts delight kids' taste buds. Make a peanut-free treat that will put a smile on the face of any child with food allergies. Take a look at my recipe suggestions.
Buddha bowls are a versatile meal that I've incorporated into the meal rotation each week. They're vegan, 21 Day Fix approved, kosher, and delicious. With one simple change, they're low-carb as well.
The pros and cons of embracing a vegan lifestyle aren't always obvious. Here's what I've learned since going vegan a year a half ago, along with a couple of suggestions and recipes.
No eggs or dairy, but all the taste. This is NOT the tasteless "wacky cake" or "crazy cake" recipe that is all over the internet. This cake is far superior. Your guests will enjoy it too!
Eating a vegetarian diet doesn't have to be boring. There are many great recipes out there for those of us who choose to be vegetarian. Even those of us who do not follow a vegetarian diet can benefit from these recipes, however. Statistics show...
A healthy and delicious recipe for carrot cake, made with no added sugar or artificial sweeteners. This cake is suitable for diabetics.
When you are vegan and love sandwiches, the problem is what to put inside. Here are a few solutions I've found that work very well for vegan sandwiches.
Delicious low calorie lunch recipes for those who need gluten free food. Quick and easy to make meals.
These moist and delicious muffins are low-fat, low-carb, and sugar-free. Give them a try, and you will be delighted! I started making these when I was experimenting with making sugar-free and low-fat desserts.
Looking for something quick and healthy for lunch or a light dinner? This vegan mango salsa wrap is fresh, delicious, healthy and can be made in less than 30 minutes!
This dairy free chocolate cake recipe heralds from the Great Depression, when milk, butter, and eggs were too expensive for use in desserts. Wacky cake is vegan and dairy free.
Almond milk contains many beneficial vitamins and minerals. For those who cannot consume dairy due to allergies or an intolerance, almond milk is a great alternative. It is even considered by some to be a superior beverage.
Learn to make chewy, fudgy, gluten-free brownies from scratch. This recipe is quick & easy and makes brownies lots yummier than those you get from a box mix!
This is a great gluten-free cake made with green banana flour. This flour has many health benefits and a neutral taste that lends itself to many cake recipes for gluten-intolerant people.
Are you a vegetarian who still craves the taste of good old fashioned British fish and chips? Crave no more, for here is a great tasting recipe using halloumi cheese as a fish substitute. Lovely crisp batter, chunky chips, drenched in salt and vinegar, is there any better meal, I think not.
My own delicious gluten-free scones recipe. Try the cheese or fruit variations, or make a delicious g-free 'cobbler' topping for savory pies.
For most Americans, the most popular bagel topping is cream cheese. But vegans must find alternative toppings for their morning breakfast. Here are some delicious vegan options for you.
This is a banana bread that even people who aren't gluten free will enjoy. It is flavorful, moist, and is great for breakfast, dessert, or any time of the day.
This article features three vegan burger recipes to suit all tastes. Easy to make and protein-packed, these burgers can be made from tempeh, tofu or soya mince. They can be served hot or cold.
Without the necessary flour for our pie crusts, we had to get creative! An internet search found so many options it was hard to choose. The best ingredient we had in the pantry was almonds.
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!
Paleo Muesli is a grain-free, gluten-free, and even dairy-free alternative to regular cereals. It is delicious, fast and easy to make, and absolutely healthy!
Gluten intolerance can be a serious condition in people with celiac disease. Luckily, many gluten-free flours are available. I use some of these in my pumpkin muffin recipe.
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.
Three of my favorite Weight Watchers pasta recipes. These are my modifications for spaghetti pie, lasagna rolls, and chicken broccoli fettuccine.
Here are my three favorite Weight Watchers dessert recipes: Mandarin gelatin yogurt, strawberry pineapple sherbet, and chocolate peanut butter ice cream treats.
Find a flavorful recipe for a meatless meal. A combination of spinach, cheese, and kidney beans (accompanied by a simple, fresh salsa) makes these quesadillas a great addition to any weekly meal plan.
A luscious vegan, dairy-free ice cream recipe bursting with the flavor of ripe bananas, maple-syrup glazed walnuts, and dark chocolate. Unsweetened coconut milk and coconut cream make it super creamy.
No eggs, dairy, or nuts in these huge, gooey cinnamon rolls that look, taste, and smell like they came from that chain store at the mall! Your family will drop whatever they are doing and run to the kitchen when they smell these!
As someone who did not become a vegetarian until age 27, I was fully aware of how a burger should look, smell, and taste. While not every manufacturer or restaurant has mastered the veggie burger just yet, there are some very tasty options on the market right now that could fool most meat eaters.
8 easy protein options for vegetarians. A great way to provide protein for your vegetarian friends and family.
Salad dressings are easy to make, and I have compiled a collection of the 10 healthiest and best-tasting salad dressing recipes for you. Don't buy the ones at the store—make your own today!
Recipe for homemade vegan sausages made using beans. These sausages are also wheat-, egg-, milk-, soya-, and nut-free so they are suitable for a range of special dietary requirements.
This article includes a recipe for making wheat gluten food, also known as seitan, in the traditional way.
How do vegetarians get enough protein without eating meat? How much protein does a person actually need? And what meatless and dairy-free options are available?
No time to cook? No worries! You can have a pizza ready in about 30 minutes, with minimal prep, using this simple recipe.
Making the switch to vegetarian eating has so many benefits for so many people that it's a shame when people don't stick with it because they simply don't have the support or resources to keep going. Here are ten tips to help you maintain balance and moderation when making the switch, provide positive reinforcement to help make your choice stick, and get connected to some terrific support resources. Eat well. Be healthy. Be happy.
Baking your own bagels at home means you know exactly what when into them. These are vegan, easy to make, and delicious!
Learn valuable tips to baking with gluten-free flour. Gluten-free baking does not have to be intimidating. Easy and useful tips.
A protein foods list for vegetarians include dairy, legumes, nuts, seeds and other plant foods. Provides a variety of protein rich foods and includes grams per serving.
This recipe uses whole spelt flour, liquid sugar substitute, and contains no eggs. It is great for people suffering from diabetes or who have trouble digesting wheat, but it is not suitable for those who are gluten intolerant.
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.
Are you looking for something different than the run of the mill kale chips? How about brussels sprout chips? Raw, easy to make, nutritious and extremely tasty. You'll fall in love with these chips!
If you've never had quinoa pasta before, you are in for a surprise. Quinoa is a powerhouse ingredient chocked full of protein and vitamins. Read more for healthy pasta recipes using gluten-free quinoa pasta.
Cooked incorrectly, tofu can turn out slimy and flavorless. My special method uses dry-frying and marinating, resulting in firm, flavorful tofu that leaves even meat-eaters impressed.
Torn between two loves? I want to love meat AND eat like a vegetarian. Can I manage both? Let's talk about it!
Great substitutes for fresh tomatoes, red sauces, BBQ sauce, crushed tomatoes, and more. From soups to sandwiches to pizzas and chili, there is always a substitute you can use.
Eating a Paleo diet breakfast does not mean eggs every morning! Try a delicious and healthy Pumpkin Pancakes!
Now those with milk and egg allergies or restrictions can enjoy homemade, thin, and crispy oatmeal cookies. The crunchy texture is full of whole grain deliciousness, making a very satisfying treat!
There are several types of non-dairy milk. Learn what the options are and how they stack up against one another.
Many restaurants now offer gluten free dining. Is it just marketing? Find out which restaurants may be safe for people with gluten allergies and which ones to avoid.
This energy bar recipe is easy to make and does not require any cooking! Delicious and nutritious energy bar recipe that does not contain sugar.
Summer BBQ and cookout time is here! As you gather with family and friends to spend more time together outdoors, a little bit of extra planning and vigilance will go a long way, so that you can safely enjoy the gathering while managing your food allergies.
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.
A wholesome, versatile, gluten-free recipe that is so tasty you won't believe how easy it was to make!
Vine ripened tomatoes, vintage parmesan cheese, sauteed vegetables, and fresh, home-grown herbs combine to make a delicious summer pie.
This entree is vegan, gluten-free, kosher, dairy-free, low carb, and 21 Day Fix approved. It tastes amazing and comes together in about 30 minutes. It can easily be customized for your tastes. Enjoy!
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.
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.
Tips for eating vegetarian at fast food restaurants. Vegetarian menu items that are available at national chains. List of items vegetarians should avoid.
Textured vegetable protein is a processed product that has a high protein content and is usually made from soybeans. It's a useful food for vegans but is controversial.
This is an excellent vegan-friendly veggie burger recipe adapted from the Blue Plate Diner classic, featured on Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." This is a bean-based burger that is tasty and filling. Try it out, then put your own spin on it!
Whole-grain flour, applesauce, and almond butter make for a moist, nutritious zucchini bread. Toast it; add a dab of vegan buttery spread. Absolutely delicious and totally guilt-free!
My version of a Buddha bowl is vegan, and suitable for 21 Day Fix as well. It is gluten-free, dairy-free, kosher, and can be easily tweaked to be low-carb. An easily customizable dish, this will satisfy the fussiest eaters.
A 7-day meal plan for those on a gluten-free and wheat-free diet. If you have celiac disease and need help with ideas on gluten-free meals, this article will give you 4 gluten-free meals for each day of the week.
A very tasty recipe for gluten free nut burgers that is high in nutrients, good for anyone with high cholesterol and reduces your risk of developing diabetes. Includes nutritional information.
The best substitutes for lemon in desserts, salads, and entrees. Don't let your allergy or intolerance keep you from eating your favorite foods!
An easy homemade protein bar recipe. Each bar contains 20g protein. No bake protein bars which you can complete in only 40 minutes. Great before or after workouts or as a high protein healthy snack.
Quorn recently released a new line of vegetarian sausages. I used their chicken and apple in this recipe. It is something different and definitely tasty!
A tasty, healthy, low-carb cracker recipe! These crackers are great, low-carb, and diabetic-friendly. Photos included.
Vegans eat no animal products, whereas vegetarians can eat eggs, dairy, and honey. If an animal has to die to produce a food, then neither vegetarians nor vegans can eat it.
A juicy steak, mushrooms, and a delicious layered peanut butter dessert. What can sound more appetizing than that? It's one that men, women, and even children will enjoy.
Ways to reduce sugar while still enjoying some sweetness in your life: tips that are easy to follow.
If you have a tiny aubergine (eggplant), a mug of red lentils, some rice and some spices on standby, it doesn't matter if your fridge looks empty. You can easily turn that into an Indian-style curry extravaganza in 30 minutes or even less.
This bitter gourd curry with peanut masala is spicy, flavorful, and wonderful for those with diabetes. The dish pairs well with steamed rice and curd rice.
Looking for an easy, healthy weeknight meal? This savory recipe is inexpensive and filling, and because it uses only one pot, cleanup is a breeze.
The keto diet can be hard when you're used to eating carbs, but this simple keto-friendly bread can satisfy your carb cravings. This recipe takes only 90 seconds in the microwave!
Gluten-free cereals are harder to find at the grocery store than you might think. It isn't simply a matter of checking a label to make sure it doesn't have wheat, barley, or rye. Here is a list of cereals that are gluten-free and some places that you can get them.
No eggs, dairy, or nuts in these beautiful donuts that look, taste, and smell like they came from a donut shop!
Corn tortillas are nutritious and great for a gluten-free diet. Since some commercially-produced corn tortillas contain gluten, though, your safest bet is to make them at home. How do you make corn tortillas from scratch? Where can you purchase the right type of corn? What is lime? In this article you will find the answers to all your questions plus step-by-step instructions for making tortillas. Also included are recipes for using your delicious homemade tortillas.
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!
This is a tasty vegetarian kheema masala dish using high-protein soya granules instead of meat. A recipe video is included.
These brownies are (relatively) inexpensive, easy to make, delicious, and 100% gluten-free. My daughter, a gluten-intolerant 2nd-degree black belt, eats them before workouts and takes them to overseas competitions.
This is a low-carb cheesy beer bread recipe. Info about flax seed, flaxseed meal, and flax oil is included, along with photos.
This sugar-free and wheat-free spelt bread tastes great, has only five ingredients, and is easy to make.
Don't miss out on blueberry muffins just because you avoid eggs or milk! This recipe is bursting full of berry flavor, with subtle hints of lemon, finished with a sweet topping to add dimension.
Not your typical quesadilla recipe! A meal that satisfies vegetarians, but with enough flavor and body to make any meat eater want more.
Tamales are ridiculously easy to make, using this veganized recipe for basic masa, plus an assortment of yummy filling ideas.
Great recipes for yellow squash and zucchini, all with low carb counts - even fried squash and fried zucchini. You won’t miss the carbs! Photos included.
Food restrictions can make your life more difficult, but it doesn't have to be that way. Check out these tips for eating well at a renaissance faire, even with food restrictions...
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.
People often make rude remarks when they learn someone is living a gluten-free life. Do you recognize any of these comments?
When people find out I'm a soy milk user, they've often said they'd like to switch from dairy milk, but can't get used to soy. I really really enjoy my soy products now, but it did take a while to get used to them. Here are my tips for inducing...