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Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes

The perfect vegan pumpkin pancake recipe! These pancakes are soft and fluffy, plus packed with the perfect fall flavor with pumpkin and warming spices. They’re easy to put together and ready in an hour! What You’ll Need to Make Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes Wet Ingredients Almond milk: Or any unsweetened plant-based milk of your choice. Learn how […]

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These Vegan Sugar Cookies are the BEST sugar cookies! They’re thick, soft, just 8 ingredients and naturally dairy free. Decorate them with our easy cookie icing for a fun Christmas break activity or holiday dessert!

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This gingerbread loaf is soft, spiced to perfection, and drizzled with an irresistible cream cheese icing. It’s also dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, nut-free and naturally vegan! This is the one ginger spiced recipe you’ll want to have on your Christmas tables this year.

Easy Cranberry Sauce Vegan

This homemade cranberry sauce comes together with just 5 easy ingredients in less than 10 minutes! Prep this classic side dish for your Thanksgiving tables up to 3 days in advance and impress your friends and family with fresh cranberry sauce from scratch.

Vegan Pecan Tarts Stacked

These vegan tassies are made with a vegan pecan pie filling and wrapped in an irresistible pastry dough. They’re made with just 8 ingredients and ready in less than an hour! Impress your holiday guests this year with these to-die-for mini vegan pecan pies!  Pie vs. Tart: What’s the Difference? Although pies and tarts are […]

vegan pumpkin pie on a white plate

This Vegan Pumpkin Pie is exactly what your holiday feast needs this year! It’s easy to make, perfect for beginners, and tastes just like the classic. Have this vegan dessert ready for Thanksgiving with just 10 ingredients and 10 minutes of prep.  This vegan pumpkin pie is a must-have during your holiday celebration this year. […]

Vegan Pumpkin Chai Cheesecake with Whipped Cream

This Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake is a healthy, no-bake dessert that everyone is going to LOVE. A creamy cashew and coconut filling that is perfectly spiced with chai flavors, then poured over a nutty date crust. This pumpkin cheesecake is bursting with flavor, easy to make, and requires no oven! Ingredients You’ll Need  Equipment Needed How […]

photo of creamy vegan broccoli potato soup in white bowl

This Vegan Broccoli Potato soup is made rich and creamy with silken tofu and is packed with good-for-you vegetables. It’s naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and high in protein making it the perfect weeknight vegan recipe. Serve with a side of our favorite no-knead bread! We absolutely love sharing new vegan soup recipes. They’re always pantry friendly, […]

Cutting Vegan Wellington

This vegetable Wellington is loaded with healthy plant-based meat substitutes like lentils, mushrooms, and walnuts, then wrapped in a flaky, puff pastry crust. Enjoy as the perfect vegan holiday centerpiece with a side of vegan mashed potatoes and gravy.  What is a wellington? Wellington is an English steak dish traditionally made by wrapping beef tenderloin […]

a close up shot a vegetable meatloaf with a ketchup topping on a white serving platter, surrounded by ingredients

This Vegan Meatloaf is the perfect main dish to make when you’re craving something both hearty and healthy. It’s high in protein from lentils, vegetable-rich, and naturally gluten-free and oil-free. You only need about 1 hour to make this whole food plant-based favorite!   Meatloaf was one of Chris’ favorite recipes growing up, so I wanted […]

vegan gravy in a white gravy boat with chives and mashed potatoes on the side

This Vegan Gravy is the best rich and savory gravy to pour on all of your favorite vegan Thanksgiving side dishes and vegan roast. It’s made with just 8 ingredients in less than 10 minutes and includes a simple make-ahead option!  I don’t know about you, but gravy is a MUST during our holiday celebrations. […]

Closeup shot of a buttermilk biscuit thanjsgiving stuffing with vegetables and herbs by sweetsimplevegan

This Vegan Stuffing is made with vegan sausage, vegan buttermilk biscuits, and the perfect savory seasonings that make this stuffing THE side dish of the year. It’s also easy to make in under 1 hour. Bring this vegan stuffing to Thanksgiving dinner, and your family will be raving about it all season long.  We absolutely […]

sliced vegan pumpkin bread with cream cheese icing and pumpkin seeds on white board

This Vegan Pumpkin Bread is fluffy, moist, and perfectly spiced. It’s made with simple pantry-friendly ingredients and then topped with a rich vegan cream cheese icing. Indulge in a slice of this classic fall treat the whole family will love. This time of year, we absolutely love using pumpkin in both sweet and savory recipes. […]

The Best Vegan Mashed Potatoes Close Up

These Vegan Mashed Potatoes are made with just 5-ingredients in 1 bowl. They’re quick, easy to make, and contain our secret ingredient for making the BEST rich and creamy mashed potatoes. They are perfect for the holidays, family dinners, or even date nights at home. My vegan mashed potatoes are always a hit with vegans […]

Homemade Vegan Holiday Seitan Roast

If you’re looking for a vegan holiday roast, look no further than this homemade vegan turkey seitan roast! It’s stuffed with the best fall vegetables, savory vegan stuffing, then served with vegan gravy and a side of cranberry sauce and potatoes au gratin. You can’t go wrong with this one! What is vital wheat gluten? […]

an overhead shot of a vegan green bean casserole with oven baked onions and vegan parmesan cheese

This Vegan Green Bean Casserole is made completely from scratch using fresh green beans, a dairy free mushroom cream sauce and homemade “fried” onions. Make room on your holiday tables for this easy-to-make American classic!  This essential Thanksgiving side dish is typically loaded with dairy, but we are bringing you a version that is not […]

Cheesy Vegan Stuffed Shells are an absolute must-try recipe. They’re filled with a rich, creamy vegan spinach and ricotta mixture and baked in a flavorful marinara sauce. You won’t be able to resist going back for more! Every Christmas, my aunt would bring a big tray of stuffed shells over for dinner, and they would […]

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Introducing the BEST classic vegan lasagna recipe. It’s layered with al dente lasagna noodles, creamy tofu ricotta, vegan meat sauce, and a rich vegan cheese sauce. It’s the perfect decadent and delicious entree to make for holidays or hearty vegan dinners.  Vegan lasagna is at the top of our list when it comes to the […]

verticle image of champorado with spoon

Champorado or Tsampurado is a popular Filipino breakfast traditionally made using sweet rice, tablea chocolate, and creamy milk. Enjoy this veganized comfort food hot or cold with an extra drizzle of vegan condensed milk for the perfect sweet treat!  Origins of Champorado (Tsampurado) History shows that Mexican galleon traders introduced the champurrado beverage to the […]

stacked turon on banana leaf

If you’re new to Filipino street food, you’ll love this langka and banana Turon. They’re filled with sweet saba banana and ripe jackfruit, then fried in a crispy, caramel-coated lumpia wrapper. Enjoy immediately while hot and crispy! Lumpia vs. Turon. What is the difference? Lumpia and turon are essentially interchangeable terms. Lumpia is a type […]

styled ginisang munggo image with side of rice

This Ginisang Monggo (Mung Bean Soup) is the ultimate comfort food and a staple in Filipino homes. It’s the perfect main dish to make when you’re craving something hearty, savory, and nutritious!  What is mung bean soup? Mung bean soup, also known as Ginisang Munggo, is a savory Filipino soup made with mung beans, garlic, […]

spoonful of vegan tinolang manok

Tinolang Manok or Chicken Tinola was one of my favorite comfort foods growing up. This easy veganized version is made with healthy, nourishing plant-based ingredients and comes together in one pot in about 30 minutes.  What is Tinolang Manok (Chicken Tinola)? Chicken Tinola or Tinolang Manok is a popular Filipino comfort food that is most […]

Vegan Homemade Take 5 Bars

Making Take 5 candy bars at home is the best way to celebrate Halloween and satisfy a chocolate craving. With a few simple swaps, you can make these copycat chocolate bars vegan-friendly. Get ready to have this 5-ingredient dessert swoop you off your feet. It is going to be love at first bite! Take 5 […]

Homemade Vegan Milky Way Bars

Make vegan Mars Bars (Milky Way Bars) at home with just 6 ingredients and less than 1 hour! These decadent candy bars are made with gluten-free nougat and real-deal vegan caramel coated in melted dark chocolate. Make these with your kids for fun Halloween treat. Mars bars vs. Milky Way bars Technically, Mars bars and […]

Homemade Crunch Bar | Chocolate and Rice Cereal Vegan

These homemade chocolate crunch bars are the easiest way to satisfy a chocolate craving! All you need is 2 ingredients and 25 minutes, and you’ll be ready to enjoy the best, crispy vegan chocolate bar. Why you should make your own chocolate crunch bars at home We’re not opposed to pre-made snacks and desserts, especially […]

Vegan Snickers Bars | Peanut Chocolate Nougat Caramel

These vegan snickers bars are made with layers of no-bake vegan nougat, homemade vegan caramel, and salty peanuts, then dipped in a rich layer of dark chocolate. Stash them in the refrigerator and enjoy this dairy-free twist on the popular chocolate candy bar all month long. If you’re planning a Halloween party, you’ve come to […]

pot of japanese curry

This Vegan Japanese Curry is thickened with a curry roux, made with hearty vegetables like potatoes and mushrooms, and lightly sweetened with grated apple. Serve over rice with our tofu katsu for the best restaurant-style Japanese meal. What is Japanese Curry? Curry spices are said to have been brought to Japan during the Meiji era […]

overhead image of tofu katsu with green onions

Crispy tofu katsu is easily one of our new favorite ways to prepare restaurant-style tofu at home! Serve this Japanese comfort food favorite over our Japanese curry and rice for the ultimate tofu katsu curry bowl. All you need is 8 ingredients!  What is Katsu? The word Katsu translates to ‘cutlet’ in Japanese and is […]

Vegan apple cobbler with ice cream in gray dish

Baking this easy-to-make spiced Vegan Apple Cobbler at home is the perfect way to welcome fall and colder weather. Serve warm from the oven with a scoop of your favorite vegan vanilla ice cream for a nostalgic warm treat. All you need is 10 ingredients and less than an hour to bake!  Apples are a […]

vertical photo of Vegan Potatoes Au Gratin in white dish

These Vegan Potatoes Au Gratin must be on your holiday tables this year! They’re perfectly creamy, cheesy, and guaranteed to please a crowd. Don’t be surprised if there aren’t any leftovers. If you are planning your Thanksgiving and holiday menus, be sure to check out our 31 Must-Try Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes and our ultimate collection […]

overhead macro image of dip in a bowl

This Creamy Caramelized Onion Dip is the perfect sweet and savory vegan dip to serve for any special occasion. It’s also naturally gluten-free and can be made oil-free to suit any dietary needs. Serve chilled with your favorite crackers, chips, or vegetables.  If you’ve been around for a while, you know we are fans of […]

fall-inspired quinoa casserole in large baking dish with spoon

Welcome the season change with this warm vegan quinoa casserole packed with Asian-inspired flavors! It’s hearty enough for nonvegans, gluten-free friendly, and cooks hands-free. Save this easy recipe as a yummy, fuss-free dish to serve during the holidays. This casserole idea is inspired by our Cheesy Broccoli Rice Casserole and Vegan Arroz Valenciana. We love making these comforting […]

Garlic Truffle Aioli in white bowl with gold spoon and chives

This garlic truffle aioli will get you to say goodbye to store-bought aioli. This homemade aioli is a breeze to make, loaded with flavor, and requires just a handful of simple ingredients. If you’ve ever been intimidated about making your mayo or aioli, this post is for you. We are taking all the guesswork out […]

upclose image of vegan strawberry shortcake styled with grey background

Take the fuss out of dessert with this easy and delicious strawberry shortcake. Flaky biscuits layered with fluffy coconut whipped cream and smothered in sweet strawberries make for a dreamy dessert you won’t soon forget. Here’s What You Need to Make this Strawberry Shortcake Biscuits Dairy-free butter: The key to perfect flaky biscuits is really cold […]

vertical photo of vegan penne alla vodka

Learn how to make a creamy, hearty, flavor-packed vegan vodka sauce with simple ingredients and 30 minutes of your time! Serve it over your favorite penne, and you’ll have a perfect vegan penne alla vodka in no time. This was one of my favorite dishes growing up, but I realized that I had never had […]

upclose image of salad dressing being picked up with spoon

This quick and easy homemade Italian dressing is perfect over greens, pasta, or as marinade. This dressing requires just a few simple ingredients and is ready in minutes. Italian dressing is just about as classic as it gets for salad dressings. It packs tangy flavors with an herbaceous punch. We promise you’ll be making this […]

vertical photo of Vegan Tomato Galette on parchment paper

This savory tomato galette is sure to be a hit with three types of vegan cheese, a thick layer of caramelized onions, and sweet ripe tomatoes. But don’t let its fancy and photogenic look fool you; this galette requires just a few ingredients, and anyone can make it. It’s the perfect summer snack or entree, […]

visit oakland review on sweetsimplevegan.com

Calling all vegans (and anyone who loves delicious plant-based food)!  Visit Oakland just launched the “Oakland Vegan Trail,” highlighting 20+ restaurants with the best plant-based offerings in the city. It is the ultimate guide on how to eat vegan in Oakland. The vibrant vegan food scene there is like nowhere else and is constantly expanding. […]

vertical photo of Avocado and Roasted Corn Salad in white bowl

Celebrate summer with this delicious and easy avocado corn salad. This recipe contains fresh ingredients and can be enjoyed as a side dish or dip with tortilla chips. Let’s get cooking! Avocados and corn are two ingredients that we love to cook with, especially in the summer. The bright flavors of the salad will have […]

close up of Vegan Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits (Copycat) in basket

These Copycat Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits taste like I remember growing up, but vegan! They require simple ingredients and only about 30 minutes to prepare. They are the perfect side dish or appetizer for any party or holiday gathering. What are Cheddar Bay Biscuits? Red Lobster first introduced these biscuits as their “freshly baked, […]

close up photo of cream cheese frosted cinnamon roll cookies on white plate

Today we are bringing you the ultimate egg-free and dairy-free dessert mash-up! These cinnamon roll cookies have the same chewy texture as sugar cookies and taste like an ooey-gooey cream cheese frosted cinnamon roll. The whole family, vegan or not, will love this cookie! Where do cinnamon rolls come from? The cinnamon rolls that we […]

vertical photo of Italian-Inspired Pasta Salad in blue bowl

This Italian-inspired pasta salad is packed with fresh flavors and is perfect for all warm weather gatherings. It’s easy to make and will be ready to serve in 30 minutes or less. The best part is that it’s fully customizable, and you can add or subtract ingredients based on what you have in your fridge […]

In less than 15 minutes, you can enjoy this simple and delicious vegan esquites-inspired pasta salad. Loaded with freshly roasted corn, cilantro, a spice-packed creamy dressing, and hearty pasta, it’s the perfect budget-friendly side to bring to picnics all summer long! What are esquites? Esquites are a popular Mexican street food that consists of corn […]

close up Filipino Avocado with Condensed Milk Dessert in white bowl

This popular Filipino dessert is a must-try! This sweet Avocado with Condensed Milk dish is ready in under 5 minutes, requires just 3 ingredients to make and no appliances. It is the perfect chilled treat for a hot summer day! This was one of my favorite snacks growing up as a kid. One of my […]

close up shot of vegan coconut milk adobo in gray pan

A veganized version of a warm and cozy classic Filipino dish packed with bold flavors and easy to prepare! Made with vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, bay leaves, and black peppercorns, this recipe perfectly balances salty, sour, and sweet. Adobo has many different connotations across various cultures, but in the Philippines, adobo refers to a whole […]

white plate with vegan tortang talong, rice and banana ketchup

Tortang talong (or torta) is a Filipino eggplant omelette made by pan-frying a charred eggplant doused in (vegan) egg. The outside of the omelette is golden brown and crispy, while the core remains soft and creamy. This dish is a popular breakfast or lunch in the Philippines and requires just a few simple ingredients. It […]

dipping carrot in pesto hummus

Two of our favorite recipes combined into one! Packed with protein, fiber, and a ton of flavor, this creamy pesto hummus will be your new favorite dip and spread. It’s naturally vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free, too! Ingredients You’ll Need Roasted garlic: If you would like to speed this recipe up, you can also opt to […]

vertical photo of Miso Garlic Butter Pasta in a pan

This creamy miso garlic butter pasta will be your new weekly go-to meal. It’s simple to make, requires easy-to-find ingredients, and contains all the miso-garlicky flavors you love. Recently, we’ve been obsessed with anything with miso and garlic. So naturally, we had to combine these flavors into a pasta sauce that’s easy to make and […]

sliced marbled chocolate banana bread on a white plate

Bring your banana bread to the next level with a decadent swirl of chocolate! This marbled chocolate banana bread is soft, moist, perfectly sweet, and easy to make. Plus, it’s vegan and free of both dairy and eggs. Ingredients You’ll Need Ripe bananas: The riper the bananas, the sweeter the pancakes, and the better the banana flavor. […]

vertical photo of vegan sinigang in a white bowl with a spoon

This vegan Sinigang is a Filipino tamarind-based sour soup packed full of vegetables and greens, cooked in an aromatic broth. Don’t let the word vegan fool you, this vegetable-based recipe will fulfill your cravings and still hit the spot; it’s the perfect comfort meal for any time of the day. Sinigang is one of the […]

Garlic Butter Miso Mushrooms in cast iron skillet

These garlic butter miso mushrooms are the ultimate burger topping. They’re loaded with flavor, simple to make, and will take your cookouts to the next level. I started experimenting with this recipe a few weeks ago and couldn’t be happier with how it came out. The best part is it only contains a handful of […]

overhead photo of vegan giniling aka filipino picadillo in bowl with rice

Learn how to make vegan giniling (aka Filipino Picadillo), a hearty and fragrant stew that has been touted as the ultimate comfort food. It packs the perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors and requires simple ingredients and just one pot to prepare. Ingredients You’ll Need Oil: The oil used in this recipe is to cook […]

vegan arroz caldo in a white bowl with green onions, lime and crispy garlic

Arroz Caldo (aroskaldo) is a hearty and wholesome comfort food meal you need to try. If you’re not familiar with the dish, it’s a Filipino rice porridge traditionally made with chicken. We are swapping the animal protein for a plant-based alternative to make this dish vegan. Don’t worry, it’s just as flavorful and cozy as […]

vertical photo of Vegan Filipino Barbecue on skewers with green onions

A veganized version of mouth-watering and flavor-packed Filipino Barbecue. It’s made with the perfect balance of tangy, sweet, and savory ingredients and is perfect for any gathering. This recipe is easy to prepare and will blow anyone who tries it away, vegan or not! Inihaw (also known as sinugba or inasal) are different barbecue dishes […]

close up of white bowl with Filipino Adobo Inspired Jerky

Learn how to make vegan jerky at home! It’s a cheap, gluten-free, easy-to-prepare recipe packed with plant-based protein and bursting with flavor. Plus, it has the perfect chewy ‘meat’-like texture that classic jerky has without the meat! This jerky is perfect for snacking on and great for an on-the-go snack as it is mess-free and […]

close up of vegan chicken salad sandwich

This vegan chicken salad is made with soy curls instead of chicken but has the same flavors and textures you know and love. It requires minimal ingredients, is easy to make, gluten-free, packed with protein, and makes for the ultimate quick and easy meal.  Chicken salad was always a comfort food for me growing up. […]

close up photo of ube pichi pichi

If you haven’t had pichi pichi (pitsi pitsi) before, you are in for a treat! This sticky Filipino delicacy is the perfect soft, sweet, and chewy treat for snack or dessert. It’s made with cassava, sugar, and coconut and is one of the most popular kakanin in the Philippines! Ingredients You’ll Need Grated cassava: The […]

close up shot of vegan onion rings on a platter with dipping sauce

Beer battered onion rings are super crispy, simple to make and loaded with flavor. Make them as a side to complement a burger, or enjoy on their own with your favorite dipping sauce.  Next time you are craving onion rings, which is probably right now since you’re here, you have to try this recipe. With […]

close up of saucy vegan generalo tso's tofu in a bowl with rice

General Tso’s goes vegan by adding the sweet, spicy, and savory sauce we know and love to crispy tofu instead of chicken.  General Tso’s Chicken is one of the most famous American Chinese takeout dishes we know. It packs big and bold flavors and can easily be made vegan by swapping the chicken for super […]

close up of vegan tofu sisig in cast iron skillet

Today we are veganizing the famous Kapampangan dish, sisig! Tofu Sisig is made with crispy tofu mixed with spicy peppers and other aromatics and is packed with so much flavor! Crispy tofu is used in place of meat but don’t let that fool you; it’s crispy, delicious, and easy to prepare.  What is Sisig? Sisig […]

close up of saucy vegan orange tofu in a bowl with rice

This vegan take on a classic orange chicken recipe checks all the boxes with crispy pan-fried tofu smothered in a zesty orange sauce. This vegan orange tofu recipe is gluten-free, easy to make, and ready in about an hour. Did we mention that it tastes delicious? Growing up, orange chicken was always a favorite of […]

stack of vegan banana pancakes with maple syrup drizzle

These easy vegan banana pancakes will be your new go-to breakfast. They’re simple to make, require just 7 simple ingredients, and will be ready in about 30 minutes! While visiting home for the holidays, my mom made me the most amazing vegan pancakes, and I immediately knew I had to share them with you on […]

boiled peanuts in a white bowl

An easy-to-prepare snack to satisfy your salty cravings! These boiled peanuts can be prepared in one pot and require just 3 simple ingredients.  There is something so special about digging into fresh boiled peanuts. When you crack them open, the water inside shoots out or drips down your fingers, and then biting into the soft, […]

a sheet pan of loaded vegan nachos

These loaded vegan nachos are a game-day favorite. They are smothered in homemade plant-based taco meat, beans, salsa, jalapeños, and homemade vegan nacho cheese. Let’s dig in!  With so many game-day snack options at our fingertips, nachos are up there with the best of them. Nachos can be prepared and served in so many different […]

dipping tortilla chip into vegan nacho cheese

This vegan nacho cheese sauce recipe is easy to make, has wholesome ingredients, and pairs perfectly with nachos, tacos, fries, and so much more.  If you’re looking for a creamy vegan cheese sauce loaded with veggies, this recipe is for you. The consistency and flavor are spot on to a traditional cheese sauce but are […]

cut dynamite lumpia on a white plate

The perfect crispy, spicy and flavor-packed appetizer– this dynamite lumpia (dinamita) will be your new favorite party dish.  Not only is this called Dynamite Lumpia because it has a kick, but also because the final product looks like little dynamite with the stems sticking out. If you have tried my Lumpiang Shanghai recipe, this is […]

Spicy Dairy-Free Mozzarella Sticks on white plate with marinara

Today we are spicing things up with these spicy dairy-free mozzarella sticks. They’re easy to make, are perfect for parties, and nobody will believe they’re vegan!  If you are a fan of spicy food, this recipe is for you. Today, we take our original mozzarella stick recipe and bring it to the next level by […]

Instant Pot Creamy Red Curry Pasta White Plate

This instant pot creamy red curry pasta is this perfect quick, easy, and delicious weeknight meal. This recipe is loaded with flavor and is ready in less than 30 minutes. We’ve been on a big instant pot kick recently, and for a good reason. A pressure cooker makes mealtime effortless and will have your food […]

vertical photo of mushroom stroganoff in bowl

A hearty and savory dinner perfect for any night of the week. This creamy dairy-free mushroom stroganoff is easy to make, requires just an instant pot, and 30 minutes of your time to prepare. It’s comforting, rich, savory, and of course, vegan! Are we talking about the perfect meal, or what? This recipe was adapted from our […]

ube pandesal cut open

A Filipino breakfast staple made vegan! This ube pandesal recipe is soft, fluffy, and delicious. Pandesal is great any time of day and can be enjoyed on its own or with sweet or savory fillings. What is Pandesal? Pandesal (pan de sal) is a popular yeasted bread roll in the Philippines. It is kind of like […]

instant pot lentil soup in a white bowl with a spoon and parmesan

This instant pot lentil noodle soup recipe is made with wholesome ingredients for the perfect cold-weather meal. It’s great for meal prep, requires minimal effort, and less than 30 minutes of your time. Did we mention it tastes delicious?  Since we are in the heart of “soup season” right now, we thought it would be […]

cooked siopao asado in steamer

The perfect balance of sweet and savory, all wrapped up in a fluffy and perfectly steamed bun! This vegan version of the classic Filipino recipe, siopao asado, is prepared with mushrooms and tastes like I remember growing up. It is bound to satisfy your cravings, no matter how picky you may be! What is Siopao […]

close up of suman malagkit on banana leaf

Learn how to make suman malagkit (also known as budbud), one of the most popular kakanin in the Philippines! It is a sticky rice cake made of steamed, sweetened glutinous rice wrapped with either buri palm leaves or banana leaves. They’re perfect for a snack, dessert, or even breakfast!  Shoutout to my auntie peachy for sharing […]

finished pizzelles dusted with powdered sugar

Italian pizzelles with the same classic flavor and texture, but vegan! This recipe uses seven simple ingredients to make a beautifully delicate and delicious waffle cookie that everyone will love. Pizzelles were a staple every holiday season in my Italian American household, so it was only fitting that I made a vegan version. If you’re […]

warm spinach artichoke dip with bread and parmesan

This spinach artichoke dip is creamy, full of flavor, easy to make, and completely free from dairy—a decadent dip to impress your friends and family at the next gathering.  Spinach Artichoke dip was always a favorite of mine before going vegan. However, after many rounds of testing, this plant-based version has the same flavors and […]

shepherd's pie twice baked potatoes cut open

A new take on a traditional shepherd’s pie. These shepherd’s pie twice-baked potatoes are perfect for parties, easy to prepare and so good! The holidays are upon us and we are coming at you with another tasty recipe for you to make and share with your friends and family this season. I am sure most […]

golden dinner rolls with herbs in a cast iron skillet

Hot and fluffy garlic herb dinner rolls baked to perfection and smothered in an herb-infused butter, can it get any better than that? Get ready to roll up to your family gatherings and holiday parties in style this year! We’ve got you covered with these dinner rolls recipe that is sure to blow everyone’s minds. […]

overhead image of cooked asparagus puff pastry bundles

This simple asparagus and cream cheese puff pastry is the perfect appetizer for the holidays. Not only are these puff pastries easy to make, but they’re packed with flavor that will impress just about anyone. Here are the Ingredients to make this Asparagus & Cream Cheese Puff Pastry Recipe: Puff Pastry Dough – Did you know […]

vegan arroz valenciana on a platter with banana leaf

A hearty and sticky rice dish of the Philippines that is similar to paella. This Arroz Valenciana is loaded with vegetables, vegan chicken, and vegan chorizo. Although this dish is traditionally served during the holidays or on special occasions, it’s easy to prepare and perfect for everyday meals.  Arroz Valenciana (arosbalensiyana) is a rice dish […]

overhead image of thanksgiving spread for featured image in holiday round up

Behold the ultimate Thanksgiving recipe round-up! Here are our favorite easy vegan thanksgiving recipes that we’ve made throughout the years—everything from appetizers, sides, entrees, and desserts. We hope you love them as much as we do! Appetizers & Sides Simple Roasted Vegetables Learn how to make these simple roasted vegetables in just a few easy […]

Our tropical twist on a classic cocktail! These calamansi margaritas will have you coming back for more. They are easy to make, require just a few ingredients and are most importantly, delicious! My mom recently gifted me a bunch of calamansi from her garden, so I wanted to put them to use and decided to […]

close up of butternut squash ravioli on a white plate

Learn how to make an easy and delicious butternut squash ravioli. The nutty and earthy flavors of butternut squash combined with creamy tofu ricotta make for the perfect, decadent fall-flavored filling that everyone will love. What You Need to Make This Butternut Squash Ravioli  Filling Butternut Squash: This root vegetable packs both an earthy and nutty taste. When roasted, it gets […]

up close image of syrup being poured onto pumpkin pancakes

The perfect vegan pumpkin pancake recipe! These pancakes are soft and fluffy, plus packed with the perfect fall flavor with pumpkin and warming spices. They’re easy to put together and ready in an hour! What You’ll Need to Make Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes Wet Ingredients Almond milk: Or any unsweetened plant-based milk of your choice. Learn how […]

Overhead image of apple cinnamon oatmeal in bowl with a spoon styled on a grey background

This easy apple cinnamon oatmeal recipe is the perfect autumn-inspired breakfast. Cinnamon-spiced caramelized apples and hearty oats make this a dreamy fall breakfast everyone will love.  If you’re craving a big bowl of oatmeal right now, you’ve come to the right place. We are combining some of the best fall flavors to bring you an […]

overhead image of styled bowl of chili

Cozy up with a bowl of this easy vegan chili. It’s simple to make, requires only one pot, and is the perfect cold-weather meal. Every year as the weather starts to cool down, we crave hot stews and soups. This chili has been on the top of our list recently, and for good reason. It’s […]

close up photo of vegan quesitos on a white plate

Quesitos are one of the most popular pastries in Puerto Rico, and if you’ve never had one, you are in for a treat! These pastries are made with a light and flaky puffed pastry dough that is stuffed with a sweet cream cheese filling. They are so easy to make and require just a few […]

vegan supplements in wooden spoons

This article was written by Amanda Sevilla, RDN. What supplements should I be taking on a vegan diet? A vegan diet has been a growing trend in the past few years and is continuing to grow. There are many reasons why one would want to ditch dairy, meat, and other animal products, including but not limited to: health […]

veggies in a farmers market

This article was written by Amanda Sevilla, RDN. A plant-based/vegan diet has gained enormous popularity in the past few decades, especially with the abundance of free and fast information we get through the media. Unfortunately, with this abundance of free and fast information comes free, fast, and false information based on opinions and old or biased research about nutrition. In health […]

Ecuadorian Fried Cheese Empanadas white plate

These golden and flaky Ecuadorian fried cheese empanadas are simple to make, delicious, and make the perfect party food or snack! This is a veganized version of my grandma’s empanada recipe that I loved growing up. It requires a few simple ingredients, and tastes exactly like her original recipe! Here’s What You Need to Make […]

landscape image of Plátanos Maduros Fritos (Fried Ripe Plantains) on a plate

If you’ve never had maduros, you’re in for a treat! These sweet plantain bites are creamy and tender in the middle, while also being crisp on the outer edges, and can be served as a snack or side dish to the main course. Plátanos Maduros Fritos, or just maduros, were a childhood favorite of mine […]

three quarter angled image of granola bars on plate

These chewy s’mores granola bars require no baking and just 9-ingredients! They’re so easy to make and are the perfect snack for any time of day. This post is sponsored by One Degree Organics.  These bars were inspired by one of my childhood favorites, Quaker Chewy Bars, but better 😉 I wanted to not only […]

overhead image of crispy air fryer herbed tofu on a plate

Crispy, full of flavor, and so easy to make, this air-fried herbed tofu makes for the perfect component to so many meals. We’ve been really into air-frying tofu recently, and for a good reason. It’s such an easy and delicious way to prepare tofu. With air-frying, you can achieve the crispy, crunchy texture we all […]

vegan tofu tacos on a white plate with onions and cilantro

Perfect vegan taco meat made from tofu! This delicious gluten-free recipe is easy to make, full of flavor, and is ready in less than an hour. Plus, it only requires one bowl, one sheet pan, and no pressing of the tofu is required! In our house, we LOVE tacos. When we were living in Los […]

Whether you’re making breakfast, lunch, or dinner, these spiced chickpea and tomatoes make for the perfect anytime meal. It’s packed with flavor from the dried spices and fresh basil, and it pairs perfectly with toasted crusty bread. I don’t know about you, but chickpeas are one of our all-time favorite beans. They’re versatile, packed with […]

garlic and herb pasta in gray pan

If you’re looking for an easy, approachable, and flavor-packed pasta, this garlic and herb pasta is for you. Level up your pasta in a new, herbaceous way, with simple ingredients and about 30 minutes of your time.

grilled buffalo corn with parmesan, ranch, parsley and chives

Grilled sweet corn slathered in buffalo sauce sprinkled with vegan parmesan, this buffalo corn on the cob is a summer treat everyone will love.

grilled corn on a baking sheet with butter and parsley

Celebrate summer with perfectly Grilled Corn on the Cob. This corn Is ready in less than an hour and SO good!

vegan ube sugar cookies on a black cooling rack

A classic soft and chewy sugar cookie with a Filipino twist! These vibrant ube sugar cookies are easy to make and are definitely a dessert to remember. Ube has been all the rage lately, and for good reason! Ube was such a large part of my childhood and I am so happy to see widespread appreciation […]

homemade vegan egg pasta nests on a metal pan

Have you ever thought about making homemade vegan egg pasta? This is a sign that you should! Not only is it super simple to do, but it’s a great family-friendly activity, and requires just 3 simple ingredients. Pasta was something that we had almost nightly in our house growing up. Linguini, spaghetti, penne, tortellini, you […]

Today we are making some delicious homemade ravioli with a flavor-packed herbed tofu ricotta filling. Not only is this ravioli easy to make, but it will impress even the pickiest of eaters. Growing up, ravioli was one of my favorite meals to enjoy. It didn’t matter what it was filled or topped with, I would […]

overhead image of white pizza with zucchini and tomatoes with slices separated on styled background

This white pizza with zucchini and tomatoes is the perfect family-friendly meal. It’s topped with a homemade herbed tofu ricotta, vegan mozzarella shreds, and layers of grilled zucchini and fresh tomato. Let’s be honest– everyone loves pizza, right? We have been on a huge pizza kick over here recently and with that, we’ve discovered our […]

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