Category: staples

Aquafaba Whipped Cream – Vegan Cool Whip!

Aquafaba Whipped Cream – Vegan Cool Whip!

Aquafaba whipped cream is light and fluffy vegan whipped cream that is gluten free, soy free, and nut free too! You will be shocked by how amazingly delicious it tates! What is Aquafaba? Aquafaba translates from Spanish as bean water. Yes, that stuff in the […]

Vegan Jerky – Easy way to Make Your Own!

Vegan Jerky – Easy way to Make Your Own!

This easy vegan jerky is gluten free, full of flavor, and packed with plant protein! It works great to pack in school lunches or carry along in your bag for a quick and filling snack. Perfect for hiking and backpacking too!  (Wow!  I would have […]

Nut Free Dairy Free Parmesan Cheese

Nut Free Dairy Free Parmesan Cheese

This nut free dairy free parmesan cheese tastes amazing sprinkled over just about anything! Free of all major allergens, packed with nutrients, and best of all, my kids gobble it down! I’ve seen some recipes floating around for homemade vegan parmesan cheese over the years, […]

Tempeh Bacon – How to Make Your Own!

Tempeh Bacon – How to Make Your Own!

Tempeh Bacon is a delicious, gluten free, vegan bacon alternative! Eat it for breakfast, put it in a BLT or on a veggie burger! Most recipes that call for bacon can be swapped with this healthy, plant based, tempeh bacon! For those of you that […]

Vegan Ranch Dressing – Easy Way to Make Your Own in Minutes!

Vegan Ranch Dressing – Easy Way to Make Your Own in Minutes!

This Vegan Ranch Dressing is vegan, gluten free, cholesterol free, and can be made soy free too.  You won’t believe how creamy and delicious it is! My kids have been vegan their whole lives, so naturally there are just some foods that they have never […]

Gluten Free Vegan Bread Recipe Without Yeast – Cheesy Vegan Breadsticks!

Gluten Free Vegan Bread Recipe Without Yeast – Cheesy Vegan Breadsticks!

This gluten free vegan bread recipe without yeast is the easiest way to make gluten free vegan bread sticks!  They have no dairy, eggs, gluten, or soy – yet they are delicious and can be whipped up in minutes. 

Vegan Pesto Recipe – Freeze Ahead

Vegan Pesto Recipe – Freeze Ahead

This vegan pesto recipe is so delicious, you will wonder why regular pesto has cheese in it at all.  It is quick and easy and can be frozen to use in smaller amounts to be used later.  I use basil or pesto in a ton […]

Maple Bacon Salad  – With Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Maple Bacon Salad – With Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

It is hard to believe this delicious maple bacon vinaigrette salad is vegan and gluten free and has no food dyes or preservatives – just the best flavor combination for a delicious salad.  What goes better with the smoky flavor of bacon other than maple […]

Homemade Dye Free Bacon Bits

Homemade Dye Free Bacon Bits

These homemade dye free bacon bits are vegan, gluten free, dye free, and chemical free, but taste better than any that you can buy at the store.  Did you know that most bacon bits are vegan?  The ones that you buy in the stores are […]

Vegan Sour Cream Recipe

Vegan Sour Cream Recipe

This vegan sour cream recipe is gluten free, palm oil free, nut free, and vegan.  Creamy and delicious, this sour cream can be whipped up in minutes with just 5 simple ingredients.  After reading about the negative impacts of palm oil, I have tried to avoid it […]