Sometimes being plant-based and gluten-free can be a struggle. So, here are ten recipes that are both gluten-free and plant-based from August! They taste as great as they look.

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based, and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Gluten-Free Archives!


1. Green Energy Bowl

Green Energy Bowl

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The secret for making a super creamy, thick and ice cold smoothie bowl lies in the frozen fruit. Instead of adding crushed ice into your blender, simply use frozen bananas and mangos and voila! You’ll get the perfect consistency. You can top this Green Energy Bowl by Kirsten Kaminski off with any toppings you like!

2. No Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

No Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

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Here’s a scrumptious recipe for No Bake Chocolate Oat Bars by Hannah Sunderani. They are sweet, oaty and nutty with a smooth chocolate peanut butter filling. This recipe is vegan and gluten-free. Made with just 8 wholesome ingredients, this recipe comes together effortlessly for a lush sweet treat that’s pretty healthy.


3. Salted Peanut Blondie S’mores

Salted Peanut Blondie S’mores

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Say hello to the yummiest Vegan Snack you will ever make! These Salted Peanut Blondie S’mores by Vicky Coates are a little bite of heaven….. the sweet gooeyness of the marshmallows combined with the salted peanut crunch is one seriously good combination! They are high in protein, gluten-free, Vegan, and Keto and Paleo-friendly!


4. Veggie Bowl with Braised Tofu

Veggie Bowl

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Dinner made easy! This Vegan Veggie Bowl with Braised Tofu by Teri Macovei is the healthy comfort food that you need. It’s sweet, sour and mildly spicy. All flavours and textures are well balanced, making it into an irresistible delicious bowl of food.


5. Cranberry Orange Cookies

Cranberry Orange Cookies

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Only nine simple ingredients are needed to whip up these cranberry orange cookies. These Cranberry Orange Cookies by Hayley Canning have the perfect texture, crispy on the outside and soft in the middle. With orange zest, cranberry juice, and walnuts, this is a quick and easy recipe that you can whip up from ingredients found in most kitchen cupboards in no time.

6. Creamy Chocolate Steel Cut Oats


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Steel cut oats are incredibly versatile and nutritious. They are a great source of vitamins and minerals including thiamine, iron, and zinc, as well as disease-fighting antioxidants. These Creamy Chocolate Steel Cut Oats by Tara Sunshine deliver delicious chocolatey goodness along with loads of healthy fats, fiber, and protein.

7. Summer Vegetable Sauté

Summer Vegetable Sauté

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This Summer Vegetable Sauté by Megan Calipari is so delicious and would be a great side dish with roasted potatoes! It can also be a light lunch that is perfect for warm days. Pull a seat outside and bring this vegetable sauté! It’ll be perfect!


8. Healthy S’mores Frappuccino

Healthy S’mores Frappuccino

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A healthy twist on a favorite summer treat, this Healthy S’mores Frappuccino by Kat Condon is full of rich mocha flavor, sprinkled with gluten-free graham crackers and topped with dairy-free whipped cream. First and foremost, the base of this healthy s’mores frappe is actually coffee, because even though this is a s’mores flavored drink it’s still a coffee drink. Because of the protein powder, this is the perfect post-workout snack!

9. Loaded Queso Skillet Nachos

Loaded Queso Skillet Nachos

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These Loaded Vegan Queso Skillet Nachos by Shanika Graham-White are the best you’ll ever taste! This recipe comes loaded with chickpeas, red kidney beans, onions, tomatoes, jalapeños, and a delicious vegan cashew-based queso over crispy organic tortilla chips. Never spend another occasion or weeknight contemplating the best vegan dish that works for the entire family—-this is it! Easy to make and only one pan required!

10. Millionaire Shortbreads

Millionaire Shortbreads

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These vegan Millionaire Shortbreads by Natasa Christofidou were actually really simple to make and each layer only consists of a few ingredients, which makes it easy to shop for and to follow!

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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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