Rice Pudding with Mixed Berry Sauce

Chia seeds undergo a remarkable transformation when soaked in water— they plump up and develop a jellylike coating, making them a wonderful textural addition to all sorts of dishes. If you have clear pudding cups or even cocktail glasses, these… Read more

Lunchbox Chocolate Chip Cookies recipes

I call these “lunchbox” cookies because they hold up well to being knocked about a bit and because you’re definitely going to want one of these for an afternoon treat. Even though they are soft-baked, they are not cake-like at… Read more

Chocolate Chia Pudding recipes

This chocolate chia pudding sets quicker than other versions, since the seeds are blended first. It sets up in just about a half hour, making it almost instant! Our girls love this pudding … I am always surprised just how… Read more

5 Scrumptious Plant-Based Desserts

These delicious plant-based vegan desserts and recipes are so good that they’ll make your holiday or celebratory meal extra special.

Strawberry Cupcakes brunch

Strawberry cupcakes taste good any time of year. But the colors and flavors are just perfect for Valentine’s Day … and you can have a lot of fun decorating them!

Pumpkin Pie Squares Super Bowl

These pumpkin squares are easier to make than pumpkin pie, and they are firm enough to be eaten as finger food. They are great by themselves, or add a bit of Macadamia-Vanilla Frosting for a little “happy holidays.” From straightupfood.com… Read more

Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf

This loaf is dense, chocolaty, and moist, with undertones of pumpkin and autumnal spices laced throughout. I throw in some chocolate chips, and you may like to add other yummy things too, like pecans or walnuts. From Forks Over Knives… Read more

Cranberry Apple Crisp

While this is a great recipe to make with leftover cranberry relish, it’s also a great reason to make your own cranberry relish! With no added sugar, it’s just fruit and oats … so you could eat it for breakfast… Read more

Chewy Lemon-Oatmeal Cookies

The trick to keeping these chewy, flavorful cookies moist is the low-and-slow baking—45 minutes at 275°F—which allows them to bake through without drying out. From The Forks Over Knives Plan Instructions: Preheat the oven to 275°F. Line 2 baking sheets… Read more

Wholesome Oat Snackles

These little snackles are great for packing in lunches, for snacking, or to curb midmorning cravings. It’s like having your oatmeal without the bowl! From Let Them Eat Vegan! Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment… Read more

Raspberry Truffle Brownies

These dense, fudgy brownies have loads and loads of melt-in-your-mouth raspberry yumminess. Frozen berries actually will work better here because the dough is very stiff, and frozen berries are easier to fold in. Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Line… Read more

Cranberry Orange Pumpkin Muffins brunch

When organic canned pumpkin is plentiful, I like to make pumpkin spice oatmeal in the morning. One day I was in a hurry and didn’t have time to eat it and I wondered how it would taste baked into a… Read more

Banana Ice Cream

This banana-based ice cream is so easy to make and the number-one reason why I always have frozen bananas in my freezer. Anytime the craving for rich and creamy ice cream hits, make this instead! P.S. I love (love!) topping… Read more

Pumpkin Bread Pudding thanksgiving

Chewy bread in a decadent, creamy pumpkin custard, this is the perfect dessert to put front and center on the Thanksgiving table. Serve with Vanilla Bean Whip. From Forks Over Knives ­— The Cookbook Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Have… Read more

Pumpkin Bean Bars

A wonderful pumpkin bar made with beans and other wholesome ingredients. For a chocolate-pumpkin bean brownie, use ¼ cup cocoa in place of ¼ cup oats. You can also use black beans for the chocolate recipe to get the right brownie color…. Read more

Caramel Apples

When I gave up processed and refined sweeteners I never thought I would be able to enjoy a caramel apple again, until I created this recipe. Even without caramel, they look just like the real thing and people of all… Read more