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A satiating and hunger-crushing recipe for the best Vegan Coconut Coffee Breakfast Shake! When you’re rushing out the door, but still need morning fuel to keep you going all day, this gluten-free, healthy high fat, sneaky protein smoothie is just what you need (with a caffeine kick)!
Eggs poached in a spicy, homemade tomato sauce is a favorite in our house for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The amount of sauce you use will depend on how many eggs you're cooking. Below are the recipes for both a full batch of sauce and for the Shakshouka.
Curry in a hurry! A quick & easy 10-Minute Coconut Yogurt & Chickpea Curry that’s loaded with veggies, is gluten-free, vegan, & top-8 allergy-free! Served with Ready to Serve Brown Rice & Quinoa cups, this recipe makes a perfect meal for two or prepped for make-ahead lunches!
A healthy & delicious meatless recipe that will have you forgetting about the meat! Pulled BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Tahini Slaw that are gluten-free, vegan, & top-8 allergy-free! Great for a quick & easy plant-based weeknight dinner!
Your favorite spicy appetizer just got a healthy makeover! These Gluten-Free Baked Jalapeño Poppers are not only poppin', but vegan, top-8 allergy-free, and require no oil. Filled with a delicious creamy hummus and crusted for crunchy perfection, this recipe will be gone in a flash!
A bold and spicy side dish recipe for your next party or tailgate! This healthy Gluten-Free Buffalo Pasta Salad is vegan, top-8 allergy-free, and super quick and easy to whip up! There's no lack of flavor in this creamy American staple!
A classic side dish, lightened up, 2 ingredients, and takes only 5 minutes! This sugar-free & vegan cream-style corn recipe is on the family dinner table in a snap! Creamed corn without the cream and is gluten-free & top-8 allergy-free too!
Everyone loves a piping hot comforting bowl of classic chicken noodle soup! But this healthy & veggie-packed recipe is for Vegan & Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup; top 8 allergy-free, no beans, and a mock ingredient you'd never guess! This cozy soup will nourish and soothe the soul!
An easy and delicious dinner side dish recipe for Rustic Rosemary Thyme Mashed Potatoes! They're gluten-free, vegan, paleo, and top-8 allergy-free; perfect for the holidays or as a simple healthy take on some good ole' comfort food!
Mock Tuna Salad Sandwich Gluten Free Vegan Recipe Soy Free Dairy Free “Oooooh, what is this delicious stuff that tastes like tuna?” Is what everyone I know who tries my recipe says. It is just plain delicious. Maybe your vegan, or new to being vegan, or are working to add more healthy and nutritious plant based meals into your diet, then this recipe is for you! Unlike other "Tuna Salad" recipes this one is also dairy free and egg-free. The base of this recipe is made with chickpeas which pack a lot of protein into a small bite. It can be whipped up in just 10 minutes. It’s great for lunches, car trips, and lazy dinner time meals. See The Whole Blog Post here: http://www.glutenfreewithemily.com/emilys-blog/mock-tuna-salad-sandwich-gluten-free-vegan-recipe
Have no fear! Even if you have a nightshade allergy, you can still have ketchup! This Nightshade-Free Ketchup recipe is gluten-free, allergy-free, vegan, paleo, and sugar-free! Perfect for any diet and super-packed with "sneaky" healthy veggie nutrition!
An easy and healthy meatless nugget that the kids will love! Gluten-free & Vegan Chickpea Nuggets that are top 8 allergy-free, grain-free, and have a secret dose of veggies too! A deliciously fun plant-based recipe for little hands at lunchtime or dinner!
The solution for the best Vegan "Mozzarella" Sticks you'll ever find! Not only is this unique appetizer gluten-free and top-8 allergy-free, but oil-free too, since it's baked and not fried! You'll never guess what's under the crispy coating in this healthy recipe!
A fresh tomato salad served on crusty bread that soaks up all the juices. This makes a hearty snack, or a quick and easy summer lunch or light dinner. Omit the cheese or replace with a dairy-free substitute if necessary. 
Lunchables without the scary ingredients! Homemade Gluten-Free Pizza Lunchables that are vegan, allergy-free, & grain-free too! This healthy, kid-loved, and mom-approved make-ahead lunch recipe will make the school year a bit more fun!
Here is a simple and easy way to make meatless, gluten-free, vegan, paleo, raw, and allergy-free eggplant bacon right in your dehydrator! Eggplant bacon is a great smoky, crispy, no oil, no fat, low-calorie and carb vegetarian swap to the greasy classic!
A healthy meal prep recipe in a pinch! These Cuban-Style Tuna Meal Prep Bowls are gluten-free, paleo, and perfect for a well-rounded lunch! With plantain chips, fresh veggies, jalapeno tuna, and a zesty dairy-free yogurt, you’ll be powering through that midday slump!
Just what the little picky eaters want! Homemade Gluten-Free + Allergy-Free Uncrustables! A school-friendly, top food allergy-friendly, vegan, and gluten-free version of the packaged "PBJ crustless pocket" sandwich! Make these ahead of time for a quick and easy lunch recipe or snack for the entire school week!
Everyone loves that classic crispy sweet rice bar! Homemade Gluten-Free Rice Krispie Treats that are top-8 allergy-free, sugar-free, and vegan! Kids and moms will love this easy 2-ingredient no-bake recipe for the classic childhood snack!
Nothing says childhood more than Goldfish crackers! Now you can make your own Homemade Gluten-Free & Vegan Goldfish that are top 8 allergy-free, grain-free, sugar-free, and secretly protein-packed! A healthy snack recipe mom’s and kids will love!
An easy healthy lunch recipe for any day of the week. Curried Black Eyed Pea Salad Sandwiches that are gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free. Easy to whip up on your meal prep days and have ready to go in the fridge!
Mexican made easy! These Quick & Easy Quinoa Tostadas are gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free! A great family-friendly & meatless weeknight dinner recipe you can have on the table in 15 minutes from start to finish.
A simple fruit crisp recipe for two! This Skillet Blueberry Crisp is gluten-free, vegan, and top 8 allergy-free. Get out that cast iron and make a healthy, easy treat when you need something sweet and comforting!
This is a really quick salad or side dish to make. It can be easily doubled or tripled to serve large crowds or parties and it can be served hot, cold, or room temp!
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