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Decadent Desserts

Yes, it’s possible to make phenomenal desserts without animal products, oil, or highly refined sweeteners. If you have any doubt, the proof is in the plant-based pudding—and cupcakes, brownies, pies, cakes, nice creams, and crumbles. Our curated collection of vegan dessert recipes offers countless ways to satisfy that sweet tooth while still nourishing your health. Plenty of these treats are even better when prepared a day or two in advance, making them perfect for entertaining.

Double Chocolate Cupcakes

These are rich and delicious chocolate cupcakes—what more do you need to know? The frosting is made with dates and gets surprisingly…

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Vegan Peach Ice Cream

This vegan peaches and cream ice cream lets me enjoy a favorite dessert from my childhood while still eating healthfully. A drizzle…

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Watermelon-Kiwi Ice Pops

Made with just two ingredients and zero added sugar, these pretty ice pops are sweet, tangy, and truly refreshing. Use the deepest-red…

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Lunchbox Chocolate Chip Cookies

I call these “lunchbox” cookies because they hold up well to being knocked about a bit and because you’re definitely going to…

Even though they are soft-baked, these vegan chocolate chip cookies are not cake-like at all (as lower-fat cookies tend to be). They're delicious! see recipe

2-Ingredient Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

This awesomely easy cacao banana ice cream is raw, vegan, gluten-free, low-fat, and delicious! For toppings, feel free to just use what you…

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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,…

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Mango-Lime Tart

This easy no-bake tart gets its richness from pureed raw cashews and its bright flavor from mangoes, lime juice, and fresh raspberries….

no-bake mango-lime tart with raspberries see recipe

Fruit-Topped Vanilla Cupcakes

These wholesome homemade cupcakes are subtly sweet and delightfully moist. (They also happen to be gluten-free.) The secret ingredient in the creamy…

Fruit-Topped Vanilla gluten-free Cupcakes see recipe

Raw Choco Bites With Oats and Carrots

These raw choco bites might look and taste decadent, but they’re mainly made of banana, carrot, and oats.

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Perfect Vegan Carrot Cake

Perfectly moist and studded with raisins, this vegan carrot cake is sweetened with dates and banana and gets its rich flavor from…

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Triple Apple Cake

This apple cake is so delicious, sweet, and moist that people won’t believe it’s free of sugar, oil, and flour. It can…

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Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies

These pumpkin-cranberry cookies are a crowd pleaser at a party or an afternoon snack for the kids after game snack, so bake…

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