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Quinoa vs Couscous (Differences, Nutrition with 9+ Unique Recipes)

SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveWhats the Main Difference Between Quinoa and Couscous?Because of their round shape and similar texture, many people often wonder what the difference is between couscous and quinoa. Although they might be comparable in appearance and culinary applications, quinoa and couscous are actually from completely different foods.Below we will explore the major differences between quinoa and […]

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The Ultimate Tofu Guide with over 57 Awesome Recipes!

SaveSaveSaveSaveWhether you love it or hate it, you’ve probably been seeing tofu more often. If you’d like to learn more about it, but don’t know where to start, we’ve got you covered.This comprehensive guide will cover best practices for cooking and storing tofu as well as a bunch of cool facts and recipes to try […]

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The Best Non-Dairy Coffee Creamers (All Vegan + Gluten Free Options)

If you love your coffee light and sweet (or just light), then having a creamer or milk to put in is essential. If you’re transitioning to a vegan lifestyle, or want to cut back on your dairy products, you might be asking yourself: “Will I still be able to enjoy a good cup of coffee”?Luckily, […]

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Zucchini Noodles (zoodles) w/ Peanut Ginger Sauce | Vegan, Gluten Free

I’ll admit, I was skeptical of zoodles for the longest time. After several botched attempts at flavoring or cooking them, I thought that eating noodles made out of zucchini was a trend that would die off quickly.However, after trying them prepared correctly at a friend’s house, I finally understood what the hype was about. That was […]

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Black Bean Brownies with Vanilla Nice Cream (Vegan, Whole Foods)

SaveSaveIf you’ve been cooking whole foods plant-based for a while, then you’ve probably had black bean brownies. You’ve also probably had “nice cream”. But what if we combined them to form the ultimate whole-foods plant based a la mode that you can eat for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? The combination of the two creates the perfect […]

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Simple Sweet Potato Pesto White Pizza w/ Arugula & Beets | Vegan

SaveAutumn is finally here! While we’re certainly starting to miss the warmth and extra daylight, it’s great to start experimenting with some new fall flavors.This sweet potato pesto white pizza is the perfect way to bring in the fall. Besides for the pizza dough, it’s packed with whole plant based ingredients.Yes, this includes the vegan […]

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Is Licorice Vegan? Plus 5 Vegan Licorice Brands to Check Out!

Is Licorice Vegan?ANSWER: Most of the time, licorice is indeed vegan, but there are some exceptions. There are so many different types of licorice out there from the commonly known Twizzlers and Red Vines to more handcrafted candies meant to closely resemble the flavor of actual liquorice root. When checking for yourself, be on the look out […]

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The 5 Best Vegan Pasta Sauce Brands for Delicious Spaghetti

Even though my Italian grandmother probably wouldn’t be too happy with me, I have to admit that jarred pasta sauces are a big convenience. Sure, they never taste quite as good as homemade, but some of them are actually quite alright. Beware though, some of them dairy and even meat, so its important to keep […]

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The 3 Best Vegan Stuffing Brands and Mixes (2017)

SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveAlthough the term “stuffing” may have originally implied a mix of ingredients will be put inside a turkey on Thanksgiving, this age-old dish has quickly become a stand-alone staple of the holidays.After all, there’s nothing quite like herb-seasoned bread crumbles that’s got some form of fat to increase its flavor profile. While some brands of stuffing insist on […]

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Are Gushers Vegan? What You Need To Know!

Are Gushers Vegan? Being that there are no blatantly labeled animal products in gushers we would consider them vegan. They also don’t contain gelatin which is one of the most common animal-based ingredients that people miss. However, being that there are so many ingredients in these popular fruit snacks we will assess each ingredient in greater […]

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