Sausage-Style Walnut Meat

Overhead shot of sausage-style walnut meat on a white plate with a spoon digging into it. The plate is sprinkled with minced fresh herbs. There is a white linen, scattered raw walnuts, and a small spoon with smoked paprika on it surrounding the plate.

This vegan sausage-style walnut meat recipe is easy to make in your food processor with fresh California walnuts and a few plant-based kitchen staples. The smoky savory flavor is just incredible! Walnut sausage is the perfect no-cook vegetarian topping for pizzas, baked pasta dishes, or vegan breakfast tacos. Thank you to our friends at CaliforniaRead more

How to Make the Best Loaded Vegan Nachos

A close-up shot of a large plate of vegan nachos, piled high with walnut meat, dairy free nacho cheese sauce, and vegetables. Topped with sliced jalapenos.

In this post, I am sharing all my tips for making the best vegan nachos with flavor in every bite. Our vegetarian loaded nachos are stacked high and layered with spicy walnut meat, vegan nacho cheese, black beans, and ALL the veggie toppings. They’re naturally dairy-free, cholesterol-free, and plant-based but are also easily made gluten-freeRead more

The Complete Guide to Walnut Meat

Walnut meat is our favorite no-cook vegan kitchen hack that’s perfect for summer, the holidays, or any time of year! Grinding up soaked walnuts with the right spices and herbs creates the best plant-based ground meat substitute for tacos, pasta, pizza, and salads. In this post, we’re sharing all our best tips, tricks, and recipesRead more

Avocado Pesto Barley Risotto

This Avocado Pesto Barley Risotto is an easy, quick, and vegan take on classic risotto that is perfect for summer! Tender cooked barley is drenched in a creamy dairy-free avocado sauce bursting with fresh herbs like basil and brightened up with a healthy squeeze of lemon juice. This is the perfect fresh and healthy plant-based lunch or dinner and is easily made oil-free! Serve this easy vegan risotto with our lemon pepper tofu cutlets for a full meal.

This Avocado Pesto Barley Risotto is an easy, quick, and vegan take on classic risotto that is perfect for summer! Tender cooked barley is drenched in a creamy dairy-free avocado sauce bursting with fresh herbs like basil and brightened up with a healthy squeeze of lemon juice. This is the perfect fresh and healthy plant-basedRead more

Vegan Pesto Potato Biscuits

These Vegan Pesto Potato Biscuits are soft, fluffy, and flavor-packed. Yeast-free biscuits are so easy to make and taste great served as a plant-based breakfast with a slather of vegan butter, smothered in dairy-free gravy, alongside a big salad for lunch, or eaten straight out of the oven! It’s a great recipe to use up leftover mashed potatoes in the winter and basil from your garden hauls in the summer. You only need 8 ingredients and 45 minutes to make amazing homemade pesto biscuits!

These Vegan Pesto Potato Biscuits are soft, fluffy, and flavor-packed. Yeast-free biscuits are so easy to make and taste great served as a plant-based breakfast with a slather of vegan butter, smothered in dairy-free gravy, alongside a big salad for lunch, or eaten straight out of the oven! It’s a great recipe to use upRead more

Cheesy Vegan Pesto

This vegan pesto recipe is easy to make with flavorful ingredients like cashews, nutritional yeast, and miso paste for a cheesy fermented taste. This plant-based pesto is perfect for vegan pesto pasta, a pesto pizza, and served as a dip or spread on a dairy-free snack board. It can be made with spinach, basil, or a combination of the two which makes this the perfect recipe for any time of year. You’ll be shocked how easy it is to make your own homemade pesto!

This vegan pesto recipe is easy to make with flavorful ingredients like cashews, nutritional yeast, and miso paste for a cheesy fermented taste. This plant-based pesto is perfect for vegan pesto pasta, a pesto pizza, and served as a dip or spread on a dairy-free snack board. It can be made with spinach, basil, orRead more

Healthy Vegan Baked Beans

A skillet of healthy vegan baked beans with a black and white checkered napkin on a grey marble background. These easy vegan baked beans are the perfect summer BBQ side dish!

These easy vegan baked beans are the perfect summer BBQ side dish! This delicious, healthy take on classic baked beans is filled with flavor but uses simple ingredients (and no ketchup!) on the stove. Stovetop beans are so easy to make, you’ll be eating them all summer long alongside ALL your cookout favorites! The processRead more

Vegan Coney Dogs

The Coney Dog is an American classic -- a hot dog topped with an all-meat mustard chili and diced onions. This vegan coney dog recipe is just as perfect for a weekend BBQ with friends as it is a weeknight family dinner at home with the kids. Easy and quick to make, you’ll love this vegetarian chili topping more and more with every delicious bite. This is not just a simple chili dog; this is a Coney Dog!

The Coney Dog is an American classic — a hot dog topped with an all-meat mustard chili and diced onions. This vegan coney dog recipe is just as perfect for a weekend BBQ with friends as it is a weeknight dinner with the kids. Easy and quick to make, you’ll love this vegetarian chili toppingRead more

Carrot Dogs

This is the BEST carrot dog recipe. It’s simple to make, and the marinade uses common pantry staples. Both the flavor and texture are so mind-blowing; you’ll be shocked you’re eating a carrot! #vegan #carrotdog #carrots #vegetarian #plantbased

These easy and delicious carrot dogs are pure vegan magic! It’s our favorite vegan hot dog recipe, a long-time reader favorite, remarkably simple to make, and the marinade uses common pantry staples. They’re perfect for a summer cookout and make a fun lunch for both kids and adults alike! Both the flavor and texture ofRead more

How to Turn Tofu into Cheese

Tofu is a great, affordable, nut-free base for homemade vegan cheese recipes. We use this tofu cheese method to make everything from dairy-free cream cheese to vegan cheese sauce to tofu cheesecake. You can use tofu cheeses on pizza or nachos, and the best part: It’s super easy to make. In this post, we’re going to share our best tofu cheese recipes as well as some tips and tricks for using our methods to make your own tofu cheese! #vegancheese #tofu #tofurecipes #dairyfree

Tofu is a great base for all kinds of vegan cheese recipes, and it’s especially perfect if you have a cashew or other nut allergy. Even if you are just looking for a less-expensive cashew alternative, tofu helps to make a more affordable vegan cheese as well! We use this tofu cheese method to makeRead more