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.

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1. Bean Tlacoyos

Vegan Bean Tlacoyos

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Tlacoyos are a healthy and delicious Mexican antojito. To make these Bean Tlacoyos by Mitch and Justine Chapman, start with an oval-shaped corn base stuffed with beans, then top it with cactus salad, salsa, and vegan queso for a flavorful snack!

2. Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

Vegan Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

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These Apple Cinnamon Pancakes by Hayley Canning are the perfect pancakes for autumn. They always come out perfectly light and fluffy, you’re going to love these healthy vegan pancakes!

3. Teriyaki Tofu Steaks

Vegan Teriyaki Tofu Steaks

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This Teriyaki Tofu Steaks by Tara Weir makes a delicious dish and a wonderful dinner any night of the week!

4. Creamy Avocado Hummus

Vegan Creamy Avocado Hummus

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As a beautiful cross between guacamole and bean dip, this creamy avocado hummus makes for a delicious appetizer/snack as a dip with veggies and pita chips, and also makes a wonderful spread for a variety of sandwiches. This Creamy Avocado Hummus by Christina Bedetta is sure to be a hit with your family and friends!

5. Chocolate Chāi Mousse with Berries

Vegan Chocolate Chāi Mousse with Berries

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This Chocolate Chāi Mousse with Berries by Sheil Shukla is subtly spiced with chāi flavors. The ground tea leaves give it a slightly astringent and bitter taste that contrasts well with sweet berries. This is best when fresh berries are at their summertime peak. The creaminess comes from silken tofu, available in vacuum-packed containers in the Asian or dairy aisles of many supermarkets. Not only is this dessert delicious, but it’s also nutritious! Dark chocolate and berries are rich in antioxidants. Berries have anti-cancer properties, and dark chocolate plays a role in heart health, too.

6. Healthy Mixed Berry Crumble

Vegan Healthy Mixed Berry Crumble

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This Healthy Mixed Berry Crumble by Hayley Canning is a delicious lightened-up summer dessert that has no refined sugar at all. So delicious, no one would ever guess that it’s healthy! Serve with homemade ice cream. Dairy-free & Vegan.

7. African-Inspired Chickpea Peanut Stew

Vegan African-Inspired Chickpea Peanut Stew

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This African-Inspired Chickpea Peanut Stew by Jackie Sheehan is a warm peanut stew, perfect for a cozy night in!

8. Tindorā

Vegan Tindorā

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Tindorā, also known as gilodā or ivy gourd, are slender, pale-green gourds that make one of my favorite childhood shāks. In this Tindorā by Sheil Shukla, the tindorā is cooked until it’s just tender but retains some bite; then it’s stir-fried with a classic combination of spices. Tindorā can be found at Indian grocers (fresh tindorā cooks better than frozen), but if unavailable, fresh green beans (halved lengthwise) may be substituted.

Recipe from Plant-Based India: Nourishing Recipes Rooted in Tradition © Dr. Sheil Shukla, 2022. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, The Experiment. Available everywhere books are sold.

9. Makāi No Chevdo

Vegan Makāi No Chevdo

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The term chevdo typically refers to a crunchy snack but makāi no chevdo is essentially Gujarāt’s take on creamed corn. I firmly believe that every season needs something cozy, and this is one to enjoy during corn’s favorite season: summer! Since corn maintains much of its glory when frozen, this Makāi No Chevdo by Sheil Shukla is a welcome addition to the table any time of the year.

Recipe from Plant-Based India: Nourishing Recipes Rooted in Tradition © Dr. Sheil Shukla, 2022. Reprinted by permission of The Experiment. Available everywhere books are sold.

10. Peanut Butter Mousse

Vegan Peanut Butter Mousse

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This Peanut Butter Mousse by Robin Browne is airy, light, and decadent!

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