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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 September! 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. Lobster Mushroom Bisque

Lobster Mushroom Bisque

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This Lobster Mushroom Bisque by Lauren Hartmann is creamy, dreamy, warm, and seafood-free amazingness! Creamy cashews and blended veggies create the richest, most decadent meal you’ll ever dip a spoon into. If you’ve never tried Lobster mushrooms before, they are a sight to bold. When soaked, they turn such a beautiful bright color and are an amazing meaty texture that is perfect for the bisque.

2. Popcorn White Chocolate Chip Bars

Popcorn White Chocolate Chip Bars

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The best combination of flavors in a sweet treat maybe ever! These Popcorn White Chocolate Chip Bars by Robin Runner are super moist, crunchy, and flavor-packed.

3. Zucchini Boats

Zucchini Boats

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Oven Roasted Zucchini stuffed with Quinoa & Shiitake Mushrooms; served with Pesto. Delicious! For this recipe, you’ll need some nice chubby zucchini.  These vegan Zucchini Boats by Lena Novak are so tasty and will impress everyone at the table

4. Chinese Steamed Buns (Mantou)

Vegan Chinese Steamed Buns

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Mantou are plain steamed buns with no fillings and are traditionally consumed in Northern China as a staple food in contrast to rice as a staple food in Southern China. They are normally eaten plain and also commonly served as a side dish. While bao or baozi are usually stuffed with sweet or savory fillings and are rounded in shape. You will love Daphne Goh‘s Chinese Steamed Buns (Mantou)!

5. Cinnamon Raisin Bread

cinnamon raisin bread

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Vegan and gluten-free Cinnamon Raisin Bread by Lauren Kirchmaier that’s refined sugar-free and packed with raisins and texture. Made extra cinnamon-y with a secret ingredient! It’s easy to make and only takes 1-bowl (and plenty of cinnamon and raisins.) This Gluten-Free Cinnamon Raisin Bread is a little less table bread and a lot more dense bakery-style bread. It’s hearty, naturally sweet, and packed with protein and fiber. The combination of ground cinnamon and cinnamon kombucha adds the perfect amount of spice. It’s hearty enough to serve for breakfast or nutritious snack but sweet enough to also function as a healthful dessert. For even more texture, try adding walnuts or almonds when folding in the raisins. Serve your slices of gluten-free cinnamon raisin bread warm with a big smear of almond butter slathered on top.

6. Simple and Healthy Pancakes

Simple and Healthy Pancakes

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Using blended oats to form oat flour, instead of regular white flour is a great way of adding whole foods, fiber, and long-lasting carbohydrates into your breakfast without compromising on taste. These Simple and Healthy Pancakes by Natasa Christofidou are so delicious!

7. Mediterranean Tofu Steaks

Mediterranean Tofu Steaks [Vegan, Gluten-Free] over bed of spinach with dairy-free feta and pine nut topping

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These flavorful Mediterranean Tofu Steaks by Ashley Smyczek are tangy and make for a beautiful presentation! Share these at a dinner party to impress your guests with this delicious plant-based meal!

8. Rustic Caramel Squares

Rustic Caramel Squares

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These Rustic Caramel Squares by Lena Novak are super easy to make and are a great snack to go. They aren’t the neatest treat, but they make up for it in nutritional value and tastiness!

9. Black Bean Tortilla Soup

black bean soup

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Black Bean Tortilla Soup by Maggie Wescott is vegan, gluten-free and an easy weeknight meal that you can get on the table in less than 30 minutes.

10. Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream

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Who says you can’t make ice cream out of bananas? Well, you can and you can add awesome flavor. This Peanut Butter Pretzel Ice Cream by Crissy Cavanaugh not only includes creamy peanut butter but has crunchy pretzels in it to make it a satisfying dessert. Feel free to enjoy this ice cream on a cone or in a bowl topped with chocolate syrup or even with caramel sauce.

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 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:

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