When everyone’s got their eyes on a recipe, you know it must have something special that you will want to try! That’s the case for these 10 vegan viral recipes that went viral last week. They’re some of the best, and trust us when we say that you don’t want to miss out on these incredible viral recipe creations from our bloggers!
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1. Mexican Street Corn Salad
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Mexican night is our favorite, and this crunchy salad is a welcome change from traditional salads. It’s spicy, sweet, and smoky—and there isn’t any lettuce involved! The corn, bell pepper, onion, tomatoes, and fresh herbs make this Mexican Street Corn Salad by Molly Thompson a healthy and gluten-free side dish.
2. Baked Smoky Carrot Bacon
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Are you ready for this Baked Smoky Carrot Bacon by Lisa Andersson and Erik Huss? Thinly sliced carrot strips are marinated in a blend of oil, garlic powder, and smoked paprika, then baked until wavy and slightly crisp. Eat this on tofu scramble, in a sandwich, or as a snack. There are endless ways to use carrot bacon. Deliciously smoky and so easy to make, this carrot bacon is out of this world.
3. The Best Corn and Potato Chowder
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This The Best Corn and Potato Chowder by Sarah Ottino is great to cook on cold winter nights. It whips up in under an hour and has minimal prep involved. It stores and reheats very well, making this an easy option for meal-prepping. Warm-up with a bowl of this creamy vegan chowder this fall or winter!
4. Crispy Asian Peanut Tofu
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In the culinary world, tofu has a bad rap when it comes to taste and texture. However, when properly prepared, this bean curd will give you a flavourful and satisfying meal. With its mild taste, this Crispy Asian Peanut Tofu by Julie Zimmer absorbs the flavors from the seasonings, herbs, spices, sauces, and foods that accompany it. It’s one of the easiest and healthiest foods to cook and has become a staple among vegetarians and vegans.
5. Chick’n Satay
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6. Grilled Cuban Tofu Sandwich
Source: Grilled Cuban Tofu Sandwich
This grilled Cuban sandwich will transport you straight to the winding streets of Havana. In this Grilled Cuban Tofu Sandwich by Zsu Dever, the tofu is marinated in a zesty mojo sauce that is just the right mixture of sweet and tangy, then it’s sandwiched between toasty bread that’s stuffed with fresh watercress, bread and butter pickles, spicy mustard, and melty vegan cheese before being grilled to perfection.
7. Peach Pie With Lattice Crust
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Peach season is a wonderful time. The fuzzy fruit is ripe, juicy, plump, and ready to lend all of its deliciousness to a warm, flaky pie. This Peach Pie With Lattice Crust by Lisa Lotts in particular has a lovely lattice crust so that you can see all of the sticky-sweet peach flavor that awaits you. Bake this one up, you won’t regret it!
8. Dark Chocolate-Cashew Butter Cups
These Dark Chocolate-Cashew Butter Cups by Molly Thompson aren’t lacking in the healthy fat department, with both nut butter and coconut oil. I like to end my evening with one or two of these little bites to satisfy my sweet tooth.
9. Fresh and Healthy Blueberry Muffins
Packed with wholesome ingredients, these Fresh and Healthy Blueberry Muffins by Julie Zimmer are great at breakfast or as a mid-day snack. No need to add any sugar because when it comes to sweetness, the blueberries and maple syrup do all the work. They’re moist, they’re healthy and they’re bursting with blueberries!
10. Rhubarb & Strawberry Tart
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