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Blessed: Plant-based recipes for the most magical Christmas is here just in time for the holiday season is finally here, and we have compiled some of our favorite Christmas leftover recipes! From Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding With Salted Caramel Sauce, to Simple Mashed Potato Waffles, you’ll never let your Christmas leftovers go to waste ever again!
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1. Spinach Dip Rolls
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Dairy-free spinach dip is fantastic, but how do you make it even better? You stuff it in a crescent roll, season it with garlic and onion powder, and roll it in crunchy bread crumbs. These Spinach Dip Rolls by Melanie Sorrentino are easy to make and even easier to eat, so you might want to double up on the batch if you’re making it for a party. If you really love spinach dip, you can even dip your spinach dip rolls in any extra filling. Now that’s what we’re talking about.
2. Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding With Salted Caramel Sauce
Oh my…this Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding With Salted Caramel Sauce by Jenn Sebestyen is so good! The flavors in this bread pudding work perfectly together…apple, cinnamon, maple…nestled all warm and cozy together in a perfect individual serving then drizzled with the creamy, sweet, slightly salty caramel sauce. You’ll want to devour this dreamy bread pudding morning, noon and night. And because it’s loaded with healthy ingredients, you won’t feel guilty if you dig in upon waking (after you’ve had your coffee, of course!)
3. Simple Mashed Potato Waffles
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Don’t be fooled by the dull, potato-y colors; I guarantee you that these Simple Mashed Potato Waffles by Amrita Levan are sure to brighten up your potato craving taste buds. They’re moist and crispy on the outside, warm and deliciously creamy on the inside. These potato waffles also go great with salsa, vegan cream cheese, and caramelized onions (gotta love ‘em onions!).
4. Brussels Sprouts Stir Fry
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While roasted Brussels sprouts are a delicacy of their own, the green veggies are stir-fried in this Brussels Sprouts Stir Fry recipe by Joyce Gan, making the process much quicker and easier. Nothing too fancy is required to stir-fry them, just a bit of salt and pepper and a zing of lemon if you desire. Top with some coconut flakes and dried cranberries for a lovely flavor contrast.
5. Eggnog Overnight Protein Oats
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Looking for a way to use up that extra holiday eggnog? Then these nutritious-and-delicious Eggnog Overnight Protein Oats by Tara Weir are a must! They are super easy to make and taste great, too. Perfect for those busy mornings when you don’t want to think about what to make. This recipe calls for vegan almond milk nog, but feel free to use whatever eggnog suits your fancy, bourbon or no bourbon!
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! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer, and has many side effects.
For those interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend purchasing one of our many plant-based cookbooks or downloading the Food Monster App which has thousands of delicious recipes making it the largest vegan 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 resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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