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 October! They taste as great as they look.
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1. Quinoa and Buckwheat Pancakes
Source: Quinoa and Buckwheat Pancakes
2. Flourless Chickpea Brownies
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These Flourless Chickpea Brownies by Maggie Wescott are fudgy and packed full of delicious chocolate flavor. These protein-packed brownies make a healthy dessert or snack any time of the day! Chickpeas are a fairly neutral-flavored bean and once combined with all the other ingredients there isn’t a hint of bean anywhere. These brownies are dense and fudgy, with the perfect amount of sweetness from the maple syrup and dark chocolate.
3. Creamy Pumpkin Sage Soup
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This Creamy Pumpkin Sage Soup by Kristen Genton is so savory, creamy, flavorful, smooth, just literally everything you could imagine in a soup to warm you up. Not to mention, it’s EXTREMELY easy. This soup takes about 15 minutes to make and that’s only because you have to saute onions and blend the soup.
4. Healthy Balsamic Mushrooms
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Sautéing mushrooms is great because it’s quick, easy, and so flavorful. Certainly, this Healthy Balsamic Mushrooms by Hannah Sunderani is as simple as they come. You need only 5 ingredients for these ultra lush and full-bodied healthy balsamic mushrooms. These mushrooms are umami flavored, creamy and lightly tangy. It makes for a great side dish, or top on toast and comforting dishes like baked potatoes and risotto.
5. Pumpkin Puree Sage Risotto
Source: Pumpkin Puree Sage Risotto
6. Carrot Ginger Soup with Curried Raisin Relish
This Carrot Ginger Soup with Curried Raisin Relish by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler is vegan, gluten-free and suitable for those following a plant-based as well as raw vegan diet and of course anyone who just want to eat more healthily. The combination of carrots and ginger creates a comforting combination in this satisfying soup – just the right treat during a cool fall season.
7. Hemp Chocolate Chip Cookies
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What’s better than cookies that are crunchy around the edges, but soft and chewy inside? Especially when they are filled with melt-in-your-mouth dark chocolate chips and loaded with nutritious ingredients. The key players here are almond flour and hemp hearts and they’re lightly sweetened with unrefined coconut sugar. These Hemp Chocolate Chip Cookies by Mitra Shirmohammadi are made with 8 simple ingredients and take less than 30 minutes from start to finish! They’re also grain-free, vegan, paleo, and refined sugar-free, but ridiculously delicious and nourishing!
8. Apple Cinnamon Pancakes
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9. Butternut Squash Bisque with Turmeric Roasted Garbanzos
Creamy butternut squash bisque with turmeric roasted chickpeas and tahini is an easy and elegant dinner! This Butternut Squash Bisque with Turmeric Roasted Garbanzos by Rachel Carr is a healing blended vegetable soup-hydrating, easy to digest and quick to make.
10. Pumpkin Bread
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This is one of those vegan fall recipes that is going to be on repeat all October long! This Pumpkin Bread by Robin Browne is super moist and isn’t uber dense like a lot of gluten-free baking. The ingredients that you need are likely already in your pantry or fridge. This gluten-free pumpkin bread is one for the books.
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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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