Recipes by Special Diets or Allergies

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Find easy vegan recipes that fit your unique dietary needs. Gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, low carb, no carb or some combination of the above, I’ve tried to make it easier to find recipes that will work for you. 
  • Aquafaba Mozzarella
    Aquafaba Mozzarella
    This vegan cheese is super easy to make and tastes just like mozzarella! Just blend, heat and chill and you’ll have perfectly slice-able and grate-able cheese for your vegan charcuterie, sandwiches, grilled cheese, pasta, pizza and more. This brilliant vegan cheese was created by Lacey from AvocadosAndAles.com; thank you to her for letting me demonstrate […]
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  • Vegan Recipe: Sweet Cashew Cream
    Vegan Recipe: Sweet Cashew Cream
    This vegan recipe is CRAZY easy and CRAZY delicious! Use it as a granola topping, fruit and veggie dip, cupcake icing…whatever! It’s just awesome. Ingredients 1/2 cup raw or dry roasted cashews dash of sea salt 1 tsp your favorite sweetener (totally optional and to taste) water, just enough to submerge the cashews Directions Blend […]
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  • Vegan Mango Salad Rolls and Peanut Sauce with a video tutorial!
    Vegan Mango Salad Rolls and Peanut Sauce with a video tutorial!
    It’s pretty obvious that I love Vietnamese salad rolls since I posted about them many times, but this time I have a video tutorial to help demonstrate how to use the rice wrappers properly and how to fill them up without the wraps breaking. Video Tutorial In this video, I combine the traditional salad roll […]
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  • Roasted Eggplant with Cornbread Stuffing Recipe – Vegan Holiday Recipe
    Roasted Eggplant with Cornbread Stuffing Recipe – Vegan Holiday Recipe
    Fall over this delicious cornbread stuffing, smothered in herb mushroom gravy, in warm roasted eggplant. It’s my favourite vegan Thanksgiving recipe yet! This Thanksgiving Dinner feature will amaze your veggie AND omni guests! It’s so good, you may want to serve it at Christmas too! Video Demo for Roasted Eggplant with Cornbread Stuffing Added December […]
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  • Avocado Red Rice Salad
    Avocado Red Rice Salad
    This recipe was inspired by a Red Rice Salad recipe from Canadian Running magazine, Trail Special August 2011, and altered to fit what I had on hand. According to the magazine, red rice is rich in B vitamins, iron, calcium, and high in anthocyanin, an antioxidant. It’s a delicious concoction of sweet, salty, fresh, crunchy, […]
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  • Easy Vegan Hamburger Buns – no special ingredients needed!
    Easy Vegan Hamburger Buns – no special ingredients needed!
    During my 2nd summer as a vegan, as I was trying to plan a BBQ (with mixed company), I was peeved to find that store-bought hamburger/hotdog buns were almost always non-vegan due to sneaky ingredients like l-cysteine and mono- and diglycerides. Click for the printable vegan hamburger bun recipe Since then, I have been trying […]
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  • Caramelized Onion Tarts Recipe – Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe
    Caramelized Onion Tarts Recipe – Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe
    Caramelized sweet onions. Need I say more? Oh yes? How about tender, flaky, perfect pie crust? nom nom nom nom This vegan Thanksgiving recipe is great to trot out for appetizers. Caramelized Onion Tarts – Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe This recipe makes about 16 3″ tarts. About 20 minutes prep, 25 minutes to bake. Ingredients Cashew […]
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  • Roasted Eggplant with Cornbread Stuffing Recipe – Vegan Holiday Recipe
    Roasted Eggplant with Cornbread Stuffing Recipe – Vegan Holiday Recipe
    Fall over this delicious cornbread stuffing, smothered in herb mushroom gravy, in warm roasted eggplant. It’s my favourite vegan Thanksgiving recipe yet! This Thanksgiving Dinner feature will amaze your veggie AND omni guests! It’s so good, you may want to serve it at Christmas too! Video Demo for Roasted Eggplant with Cornbread Stuffing Added December […]
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  • Simple Vegan Cream of Leek Soup
    Simple Vegan Cream of Leek Soup
    Happy Ostara, first day of Spring, and Ironically-Snowy-Day-in-YYC! :p Click here to skip the ramble and go straight to this Cream of Leek recipe Last week, it was more spring-like. Warm, sunny and lightly breezy. Today, on the first day of spring: overcast, snowy, with freezing wind. Feeling a little trapped in my own home […]
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  • Soy Sauce Tofu Scramble
    Soy Sauce Tofu Scramble
    Soft and smooth traditional tofu is lighter tasting than grainy-textured firm versions often called for in tofu scramble recipes. Infused with the flavours of garlic, white pepper, and soy sauce, this vegan scramble recipe makes a delicious breakfast with Chinese/Cantonese influences. Click here for the printable recipe. I’ve had countless tofu scrambles after going vegan […]
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  • Easy Baked Peanut Tofu Recipe
    Easy Baked Peanut Tofu Recipe
    This spicy peanut tofu is tossed in sweet, maple-y, garlic sauce and is perfect over salad, on rice or noodles or in a sandwich or wrap. The baking process gives the tofu a hearty, chewy texture which acts as the perfect contrast to a salad of tender greens and crunchy veggies. You can also have […]
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  • Raw Vegan Zucchini Pasta with Tomato Basil Date Sauce
    Raw Vegan Zucchini Pasta with Tomato Basil Date Sauce
    There is something about a blissful new relationship that makes the heart sing and the weight pile on! The last nine months of impressing my SO with homemade pizza have taken a toll on my own waistline. Tonight, we’re having something much healthier. Luckily, healthy can also mean effing delicious. This is how. Raw Vegan […]
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