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 July! They taste as great as they look.
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1. Carrot Cake Banana Loaf
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Healthy Vegan Carrot Cake Banana Loaf by Vicky Coates…. if you love carrot cake and love banana bread then you need this in your life for sure!! This loaf is gluten-free, vegan, and high in protein! The recipe is very simple- simply mix in a bowl and bake. Mix up frosting and top once cooled… voila!
2. Foolproof Mega Lentil Burger
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We can assure you that this vegan Foolproof Mega Lentil Burger by Renee Press is indeed foolproof. If you’re tired of mushy veggie burgers that fall apart, dry ones that taste like cardboard, or expensive store-bought ones with too many ingredients, then give this one a shot. You do need a food processor for this, but not much else. This protein-packed vegan lentil burger is made with lentils, brown rice, sweet potato, and onion; it’s basically an entire meal in lentil burger form! They’re so satisfying and nutritious!
3. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge
This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge by Kat Condon couldn’t be closer to chocolate chip cookies – it’s basically just raw, eggless cookie dough. If you’re serious about chocolate chip cookies but want to spice it up a bit, try this chocolate chip cookie dough fudge and you will not be disappointed.
4. Fried ‘Riced’ Broccoli Bowl
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A grain-free, fried “rice” perfect to add some color into your stir-fry. This Fried ‘Riced’ Broccoli Bowl by Mitra Shirmohammadi is simple, beautiful, and low in calories. A delicious alternative to cauliflower rice.
5. Avocado Key Lime Pie
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Maggie Wescott‘s Avocado Key Lime Pie is rich, creamy, and delicious. This no-bake dessert is vegan, gluten-free, and easy to make. This healthy dessert is made of whole food plant-based ingredients for a dessert that leaves you satisfied.
6. Raw Cherry Dumplings
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These Raw Cherry Dumplings by Krisztina Berta are impressive to look at, fun to make, and they taste fantastic! The cherry filling is a simple blend of cherries and dates that is wrapped in a silky-smoothy purple yam and date outside. These treats are perfect as a gift, after coffee, or to finish a decadent meal.
7. 6-Ingredient Tahini, Hemp Seed, and Basil Dressing
Many people these days have an allergy or are sensitive to nuts, and are seeking more nut-free dressings to pour over their salads. They tend to be lighter on digestion and easier to digest. Tahini and hemp seeds are delicious on their own but combined, they taste even better. With the addition of fresh basil, this 6-Ingredient Tahini, Hemp Seed, and Basil Dressing by Olivia Budgen is incredibly tasty. It is also high in protein and healthy fats making it very filling and nutritious – not to mention super creamy!
8. Mini Raspberry Swirl Cakes
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Sometimes you might feel like you want to have a cake. But you don’t really feel like making the whole thing, baking it, and then filling yourself up with a massive sugar dose. These Mini Raspberry Swirl Cakes by Laine Rudolfa are almost raw, low in sugar, fruity, refreshing, and filling. They’re also easy to make because you don’t have to bake them. The freezer will do its job instead. And the beautiful raspberry swirl on the top will make these cakes a hit in any party.
9. Adzuki Bean and Kale Hummus With Sweet Potato Chip
Chips and dip get a healthy, even more delicious twist in this recipe for Adzuki Bean and Kale Hummus With Sweet Potato Chip by Sylwia Radzaj! Rich sweet potato pairs perfectly with this adzuki bean hummus to keep you full. Tahini, salt, pepper, and garlic give the dip a flavorful kick, while added kale leaves give you a healthful dose of green veggies.
10. Caramelized Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Caramelized Pecan Cacao Chocolate Chip Cookies by Stephanie McKinnie are over the moon delicious. The caramelized pecans deliver a wonderful crunchy topping adding depth to the cookie. They are free of refined sugar, gluten, and eggs.
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
Here are some great resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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