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. Pan Fried Cabbage with Lentils, Red Peppers and Limey Avocado
Browned cabbage is endlessly satisfying. I didn’t expect to love baked, pan-fried and grilled cabbage as much as I do given its humble nature, but I honestly crave it. This Pan Fried Cabbage with Lentils, Red Peppers and Limey Avocado by Caryn Carruthers features pan-fried cabbage wedges and adds plant protein (lentils) and fat (avocado) to make a well-rounded bowl with tons of flavor!
2. Peanut Butter & Banana Overnight Oats
3. Apple Spiced Vegan Blondies
Source: Apple Spiced Vegan Blondies
4. Roasted BBQ Cauliflower, Pepita Dressing and Cilantro-Lime Quinoa
Roasted BBQ cauliflower with homemade spicy barbacoa sauce bakes in the oven while you whip up cool pepita dressing to plate up with cilantro-lime quinoa. This Roasted BBQ Cauliflower, Pepita Dressing and Cilantro-Lime Quinoa by Denise Perrault makes an amazing dinner any night of the week!
5. Apple-Chickpea Kale Salad
Source: Apple-Chickpea Kale Salad
This Apple-Chickpea Kale Salad by Caryn Carruthers is a delight of contrasting textures, temperatures and flavors. Yes, this is a salad, but it isn’t your choke-down-your-raw-veggies kind of salad. It is the kind of salad that has warm and cold veggies, crunchy apples, meaty chickpeas, the slight tingle of a thinly sliced red onion, and more to keep you interested in what your next bite combination will be. A better name is required for a salad like this — come to think of it, it’s a smorgasbowl!
6. Chocolate Strawberry Party Cake
Source: Chocolate Strawberry Party Cake
This Chocolate Strawberry Party Cake by Julie Zimmer is perfect for celebrations! Made with 100% cacao powder and only half a cup of mascobado sugar, it is wholesomely decadent and mainly sweetened with fresh medjool dates. You cannot taste the dates, only the natural sweetness. The pink frosting is made with three ingredients: whipping cream; freeze-dried strawberries; and a few tablespoons of white powdered sugar
7. Break and Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
These homemade Break and Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies by Carly Paige are just as convenient as the store-bought kind but much healthier. Featuring a few signature healthy baking swaps, these cookies can be enjoyed immediately, or a few weeks later. Make now, break and bake later!
8. Butter Chick’n
Source: Butter Chick’n
This Butter Chick’n by Taavi Moore recipe contains no tofu, but definitely a whole lot of flavor. This dish is simpler to make than you may think. Want another comfort dish to add to your menu this fall? I got you.
9. Spiced Cauliflower with Beans, Slaw and Vegan Ranch
Vegan, grain-free comfort food isn’t easy to come by, but this Spiced Cauliflower with Beans, Slaw and Vegan Ranch by Caryn Carruthers is perfect because it is just that. The silky beans and corn are a compliment to the crunchy coleslaw and spiced, baked cauliflower. It all gets pulled together with a garlicky vegan ranch dressing. Here’s some comfort food you can count on to keep you feeling good long after you eat it.
10. Indian Rainbow Carrot Dip
Source: Indian Rainbow Carrot Dip
There is nothing like smooth, creamy hummus. It was one of my favorite foods when I was a kid, but chickpeas became too hard for me to digest—so I can no longer enjoy it. Luckily, I’ve found ways to create dips inspired by the other ingredients that make hummus so delicious. In this recipe, I roast colorful carrots with classic Indian spices and then blend them with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. This Indian Rainbow Carrot Dip by Shivangi Rao a great dip to pair with gluten-free crackers, grain-free tortillas, or fresh, crunchy veggies.
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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! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer, and has many side effects.
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