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 January! They’re colorful and delicious, so give them a try!
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1. Beefless Vegetable Soup
Source: Beefless Vegetable Soup
A spin on the classic beef and vegetable, this is made with a vegan beefless crumble. It’s protein-packed and is the perfect way to clean out your veggie bin. This Beefless Vegetable Soup recipe by Robin Runner is super flexible so go with the flow. Taste and adjust the seasoning and enjoy. This soup also freezes beautifully.
2. Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate and Blackberry Cake With Saffron Frosting
Source: Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate and Blackberry Cake With Saffron Frosting
This gluten-free Dark Chocolate and Blackberry Cake recipe by Sirke Reivo is ready for all you chocolate lovers out there! This decadent dark chocolate cake is speckled with juicy blackberries and contains no refined sugar, but it tastes like a dream. It’s topped with a white chocolate saffron frosting that is sweet and creamy and topped with more berries and chunks of dark chocolate for the ultimate presentation.
3. Apricot Bars
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These Apricot Bars by Emma Porter taste indulgent, with the sweet tang of apricot, the creaminess of the cashews and macadamia mix, and the crunch of the other nuts!
4. Cacao Mousse and Raspberry Parfaits
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Light in texture and heavy on flavor…rich and chocolatey! Small portions of this Cacao Mousse and Raspberry Parfaits by Crissy Cavanaugh are enough to tackle any sweet tooth. It’s layered with juicy raspberries, but use any of your favorite berries!
5. 15-Minute Tempura Vegetables With Chili Dipping Sauce
Source: 15-Minute Tempura Vegetables With Chili Dipping Sauce
People often consider tempura a difficult dish to create, however, it is in fact incredibly easy, with just a few simple ingredients required. The trick to creating the perfect light yet crispy batter is using sparkling, carbonated water that is ice cold. For this 15-Minute Tempura Vegetables With Chili Dipping Sauce from 15 Minute Vegan: Fast, Modern Vegan Cooking, use vegetables that need minimal preparation, such as button mushrooms and broccoli, to save time.
6. Mixed Seed Crackers
Source: Mixed Seed Crackers
With only a handful of ingredients, and really such an easy assembly, this Mixed Seed Crackers by Taryn Fitz-Gerald is an easy and oh so tasty recipe. If you are choosing to avoid gluten at all costs, these mixed seed crackers a great recipe for you. When baked, they produce such a savory delicious flavor, and combined with the pumpkin and linseed’s, you create a 3 dimension seedy flavor. Seeds are a gold mine of healthy minerals, niacin, folic-acid. Try these healthy mixed seed crackers!
7. Winter White Bean Chowder With Kale and Coconut Bacon
Source: Winter White Bean Chowder With Kale and Coconut Bacon
Here’s a hearty soup that you can make with winter pantry and produce staples – potatoes, white beans, kale, rosemary and lemon combine for a dreamy, creamy chowder! A quick coconut bacon recipe is included as the perfect garnish to this soup. This Winter White Bean Chowder recipe by Christine DesRoches is naturally gluten, grain, and dairy-free.
8. Sage Tempura
Source: Sage Tempura
Looking for a new way to put your fresh herbs to use? Try this Sage Tempura by Simona Malerba! Earthy sage leaves are fried in a gluten-free tempura batter, then lightly salted. This delicate snack is perfect as an appetizer at any spring party.
9. No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters
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These easy-to-throw-together treats are totally adaptable and adorable! The No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters by Christine DesRoches are a combination of all your trail mix favorites and fluffy popcorn. The popcorn clusters only take about 20 minutes to set in the freezer, making them a great party treat to make in a pinch.
10. Savory Italian Granola
Source: Savory Italian Granola
This Savory Italian Granola by Rosie Newton and Dillon Sivyour is a healthy topping for soups and salads, giving a great crunch that’s bursting with savory Italian flavors like fragrant oregano and decadent sun-dried tomatoes.
Looking for more gluten-free goodness? Check out 15 of Our Top Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes from 2019!
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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! Dairy consumption also has been linked 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.
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- 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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