Beginner Recipes

Veggie Fajitas

If you are looking for a quick and easy Summer meal, fajitas are the perfect choice! These are healthy, flavorful and delicious!  All you need to do is sautee veggies and warm the beans and dinner is ready!  Feel free to swap in your favorite veggies in these, if you can get them local even better since the are in season right now!

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Buffalo Baked Tofu

I love tofu because it is a blank palette for flavors!  One of my favorite things to make with it is buffalo tofu!  If you like the flavor of buffalo wings, but want a healthier plant based option this is perfect!  It is easy to make and so good!

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Blueberry Ginger Limeade

In the summer, cooling drinks are essential!  This blueberry ginger limeade is an especially delicious drink to cool off with on the patio!  It contains no refined sugar so it is healthier than most store bought drinks, and it is pretty simple to make!

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Red, white and Blue Popsicles

It can be fun to make your own popsicles at home, and it is also heathier because you can make them delicious without loading them with sugar.  These ones feature flavorful organic berries and smooth coconut milk for a refreshing and heavenly combination!

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Vegan Potato Salad

Potato salad is a summer picnic staple!  This version contains no eggs or dairy but is still every bit as delicious as the classic potato salad everyone grew up eating.  It is easy to make and perfect for bringing to a picnic!

Salad Side Dish Beginner Easy Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Salad Vegan Vegetarian

Vegan Blueberry Shortcake

I love a good fruit shortcake in the summer!  Strawberry is the most popular, but blueberries are delicious in a shortcake as well!  This one uses home made biscuits, and blueberries cooked to sweet perfection along with vegan coconut whipped cream for a delicious combination! It is the perfect way to showcase those Summer blueberries!

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Vegan Burrito Bowls

One of my all time favorite things to make for dinner is burrito bowls!  They have all of the deliciousness of a burrito with no rolling required!  Also, they are a healthy option that is satisfying and packed full of flavor.  I like to make a double batch of this recipe and prep all of the ingredients so I can have easy meals for the next few days!

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White Bean Chili Verde

I love a good chili! It is something I can make a big pot of and enjoy for a few days and it only gets better as it sits overnight.  This one uses different types of green peppers, along with white beans and corn and it is not only beautiful to look at but really delicious and good for you as well!  It also happens to be gluten free and vegan.  This is perfect paired with corn bread!

Entree Soup Beginner Easy Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Heart Healthy soup Vegan Vegetarian

Watermelon and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Simple refreshing salads are my favorite in the summer!  This one features heirloom tomatoes and watermelon which are at their most flavorful this time of year!  It comes together in about 5 minutes and it makes the perfect side dish for your picnic or BBQ!  Not only that, it is beautiful, delicious and healthy too!

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Roasted Beet Hummus

I love making my own hummus at home because I can make a different flavor every time!  One of my favorites is a roasted beet hummus.  I roast the beet until it is tender then blend it up with classic hummus ingredients and it is delicious!  This is healthy too and the perfect thing to enjoy with veggies or crackers for dipping or spread on your sandwich!

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