These quick and easy wintery vegan recipes are simple and delicious!

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All of these recipes keep the ingredient count under 10, so you know they’re going to be affordable, easy, and simple!

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1. 4-Ingredient Paleo Coconut Shortbread

4 Ingredient Paleo Coconut Shortbread [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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If you love coconut, you are in luck! These 4-Ingredient Paleo Coconut Shortbread cookies by Aileen Metcalf are easy to make and take about 20 minutes from start to finish! They have a strong coconut flavor due to both the coconut flour and coconut oil. I would love to sit down with a few of these cookies and a hot mug of tea … yum! These are tea or coffee dunkers for sure!


2. Baked Apples

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This is the smell of Christmas in the kitchen. These Baked Apples by Gabriela Lupu are easy, simple and absolutely delicious. Use apples which are very ripe if you want the baked apples very sweet.

3. Chocolate Banana Pancakes

vegan gluten free chocolate banana pancakes

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Pancakes and Sunday mornings go perfectly together. These Chocolate Banana Pancakes by Stefani Weiss are so delicious and allergy friendly so anyone can enjoy them!


4. Cacao Madeleines

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Who doesn’t love traditional French pastry, or any pastry for that matter? However, under all that beauty and delicious taste there are unhealthy ingredients that aren’t that much different than any other junk food. But don’t worry, there is a way to make these delicious treats healthier and cruelty free. These Cacao Madeleines by Lena Novak are so delicious.

5. The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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This Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Emily von Euw nails all the categories you want in grilled cheese: crusty golden brown bread, gooey melted cheese, and a smidgen of color and extra texture from some veggies.

6. Cherry Almond Cluster Granola

Vegan Cherry Almond Cluster Granola

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This Cherry Almond Cluster Granola by Kristen Genton isn’t your typical granola recipe! It goes so well fruit or on top of yogurt! Rather than using oats as the main ingredient for this recipe is sliced almonds instead of oats!


7. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

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This Roasted Sweet Potato Salad by Laine Rudolfa is perfect if you’re looking for a light lunch! It’s not only easy to make, but flavorful!

8. Almond Cookies with Chia Seed Jam

Almond Cookies with Chia Seed Jam

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These Almond Cookies with Chia Seed Jam by Sara Oliveira make a wonderful dessert or snack and are perfect to enjoy with family and friends!

9. Ultimate Veggie Sandwich

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This beast of a veggie sandwich consists of several layers. You can choose to use regular bread or bagel bread, and add plant based cream cheese, avocado, sprouts, and all the good green stuff! This Ultimate Veggie Sandwich by Gina Fontana is definitely goals.

10. Avocado Chocolate Cream Bars

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Avocado. Chocolate. Two things that don’t seem to go together, but let this Avocado Chocolate Cream Bars recipe by Tiffany Kinson show you that they actually do!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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