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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 November! 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 plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. Roasted Poblano Shiitake Fajitas with Gluten-Free Tortillas

Roasted Poblano Shiitake Fajitas

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These Roasted Poblano Shiitake Fajitas with Gluten-Free Tortillas by Stephanie McKinnie are extremely flavorful and healthy. The roasted poblano adds a lovely smokiness while the shiitake mushrooms add substance to the overall dish.  The tortillas are the heroes of this dish.  They are corn and gluten-free yet they have the consistency of a combination of corn and flour tortillas.

2. Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

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Vegan Sweet Potato Pie by Maggie Wescott tastes just like the classic, but without all the refined sugar, dairy and eggs.  This sweet potato pie is gluten free, lightly spiced, and makes the perfect healthy dessert for the holidays or any time!

3. Enchilada Lasagna

Enchilada Lasagna

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This vegan Enchilada Lasagna by Kristen Genton combines two of the best comfort foods ever into one great dish – it’s enchiladas in lasagna form. This dish is layer upon layer of homemade enchilada sauce, cheese, corn tortillas, and tender sweet potatoes. It’s perfect for when you’re trying to feed a crowd. Everyone (vegan or not) will love it!

4. Apple Cinnamon Buckwheat Porridge

apple cinnamon oatmeal

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Apple Cinnamon Buckwheat Porridge by Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek is an easy and delicious warm breakfast, perfect for meal prep. This recipe is vegan & gluten-free.

5. Creamy Vegan White Bean Soup and Sautéed Broccolini

Creamy Vegan White Bean Soup

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This Creamy Vegan White Bean Soup and Sautéed Broccolini by Shanika Graham-White is the perfect comfort in a bowl situation. Filled with delicious herbs and spices, made with cauliflower and white kidney bean, and topped with easily sautéed broccolini, this soup is quite a healthy meal and uses mostly pantry staple ingredients to get the job done. Super easy to make, all-vegan + gluten-free.

6. Chocolaty Yogurt Parfait

Parfait that can be customized with a wide variety of flavors

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This healthy, Chocolaty Yogurt Parfait by Nele Liivlaid is a great afternoon pick-me-up snack that takes only one bowl and less than 5 minutes to make! Besides its simplicity, you’ll enjoy the perfect creaminess, and the fresh flavor will lift you up!

7. Chocolate Cranberry Tart

chocolate cranberry tart

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Rich, creamy chocolate meets tart cranberry in this extra decadent Chocolate Cranberry Tart by Katherine Vaught! Cranberries have the perfect amount of tartness, which goes so well with the richness of the chocolate. No cranberries? Try using swapping the cranberries for tart cherries!

8. Tortilla Soup with Jackfruit

Tortilla Soup

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Making a batch of this is a perfect excuse to stay in and save some money. You can make it as spicy as you want. After all, it’s your kitchen. This soup is easy to make with pantry ingredients. If you don’t have a poblano, you can use green chilies. You could also substitute reconstituted soy curls, crumbled tempeh, tofu cubes or chickpeas for the jackfruit if you prefer. This recipe for Tortilla Soup with Jackfruit is reprinted with permission from Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking in Your Instant Pot by Kathy Hester, Page Street Publishing Co. 2020. Photo credit: Kathy Hester

9. Raw Cranberry Coconut Energy Bars

Raw Cranberry Coconut Energy Bars

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These Raw Cranberry Coconut Energy Bars by Medha Swaminathan are completely sugar-free, vegan, gluten-free, and raw!

10. Rich Vegetable Pasta Sauce

Rich Vegetable Pasta Sauce

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Pour this Rich Vegetable Pasta Sauce by Olivia Budgen over your favorite gluten-free pasta and enjoy a hearty and scrumptious lunch or dinner.

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

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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 to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

For those interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend purchasing one of our many plant-based cookbooks or downloading the Food Monster App which has thousands of delicious recipes making it the largest vegan 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.

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