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. Roasted Summer Vegetable Pesto Pasta
Ever browse the farmers’ market and think you’d love to buy all the veggies but have no idea what to make with them? This Roasted Summer Vegetable Pesto Pasta by Molly Thompson is the answer. If you pick up another veggie in season, feel free to swap it out! You can’t go wrong with any roasted veggie, and they’re all great for fighting inflammation.
2. Tahini-Oatmeal & Chocolate Chunk Cookies
3. Roasted Cauliflower With Leeks and Tarragon
This Roasted Cauliflower With Leeks and Tarragon by Kristen Genton is remarkable because of the depth of flavor – you get a hint of spice from red pepper flakes, anise from the tarragon, and a slightly sweet from the leeks. This exceptionally tasty ballet of flavors that will dance across your palate and straight onto your list of favorite recipes.
4. Cinnamon Oatmeal Banana Bread Bars
The perfect breakfast, snack, or dessert for your whole-foods-plant-based or vegan diet! These Cinnamon Oatmeal Banana Bread Bars by Sarah Ottino are gluten-free, oil-free, soy-free, and refined sugar-free. You can even leave out the maple syrup or agave nectar if your bananas are ripe enough, especially if you choose to use some flavored vegan protein powder. These oatmeal banana bread bars are pretty dense but still fluffy, and are packed with lots of beneficial nutrients!
5. The Good Heart Salad with Vegan Cashew Cheese
6. Mixed Seeds Nuts Oat Cookies
Source: Mixed Seeds Nuts Oat Cookies
Chewy and moist on the inside and crisp on the outside, Seeds Nuts and Oat Cookies make a healthy snack option. You’ll love to take these Mixed Seeds Nuts Oat Cookies by Namita Tiwari on journeys. It’s a healthy indulgence!
7. Lettuce Tacos filled with Quinoa Apple Salad and Curry Citrus Dressing
You can add red and green leaf lettuce to a smoothie, make it the base of your salad, and goes what? The individual leaves also make an awesome taco shell! Need proof? Try these Lettuce Tacos filled with Quinoa Apple Salad and Curry Citrus Dressing by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler! They’re crunchy, sweet, satisfying, and pretty easy to make.
8. Healthy Vegan Nutella
Source: Healthy Vegan Nutella
This Healthy Vegan Nutella by Katia Martin is a great sweet treat to have in the fridge for the occasional snack, for a sweet breakfast on toast, or even for a dessert. It is so deliciously smooth, creamy, and just sweet enough to make you want some more.
9. Hash Brown Pizza
Source: Hash Brown Pizza
This Hash Brown Pizza by Kristen Genton is the best idea for a pizza crust we’ve ever seen – how did we not think to merge our favorite breakfast food with our favorite anytime food before now? The thin hash brown crust is pressed out thin and topped with whatever your little heart desires. This crust is the perfect vehicle to get creative with and make the comfort food of your dreams.
10. Lemon Tarts
Source: Lemon Tarts
Lena Novak‘s Lemon Tarts with Zero sugar Meringue are a smaller and healthier version of the classic tart. Nonetheless, they are equally delicious, and you will enjoy them without knowing the difference.
Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!
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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