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The Full Helping: 20 Irresistable Vegan Cake Recipes

If I could eat only one type of dessert for the rest of my life, it would be cake. Here are 20 irresistable vegan cake recipes for celebrations big and small. Plus, my favorite vegan carrot cake with cream cheese frosting! There are all kinds of dessert people in the world. Me, I’m a cake person. It’s not that I don’t love pie, ice cream, cheesecake, cobbler, cookies, or crisp. I’ll happily eat any of those things. But cake has a special place… The post 20 Irresistable Vegan Cake Recipes appeared first on The Full Helping.

October 21, 2021

The Full Helping: Chickpea Burrito Bowls

These vegan chickpea burrito bowls are easy to meal prep and so delicious! They feature chickpeas that have been seasoned with salsa for fast flavor. Top them with my creamy cashew queso sauce for a vibrant and filling meal. With the arrival of fall, I’ve been getting into a routine of meal prep at home. I’m batch cooking soups, baking plenty of muffins and baked oatmeal for breakfasts and snacks, and remembering to make at least a couple homemade dressings each weekend. With… The post Chickpea Burrito Bowls appeared first on The Full Helping.

October 7, 2021

The Full Helping: Date BBQ Sauce

This vegan date BBQ sauce is perfectly tangy, smoky, and sweet. It’s a no-sugar added, homemade BBQ sauce that’s incredibly easy to make. Just blend, heat, and enjoy! Given all of the commotion of the last few days, I’ve been grateful for any and every simple recipe. This homemade vegan sauce couldn’t be simpler. It’s a date-sweetened BBQ sauce that’s tangy, sweet, and has a thick texture. You can use it as a marinade, as seasoning, or as sauce for bowls. My inspiration… The post Date BBQ Sauce appeared first on The Full Helping.

September 29, 2021

The Full Helping: 7 Protein-Packed Tofu Scramble Recipes

Tofu scramble is the ultimate high-protein vegan breakfast! It’s a quick and adaptable meal that can be modified in countless ways. Here are seven of my go-to, protein-packed tofu scramble recipes. I’m all about breakfast this month, as back-to-school season kicks off. For me, September isn’t just about the literal return to school—though I do get excited to watch my friends’ kids enter new grades. Early fall is all about getting back to business. It’s a time to refocus. I’m hoping that the… The post 7 Protein-Packed Tofu Scramble Recipes appeared first on The Full Helping.

September 16, 2021

The Full Helping: Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce and Easy Pasta

Cauliflower Alfredo sauce turns a nutritious crucifer into the base of a delightful, creamy dairy-free pasta sauce. You can store it or use it to make an easy vegan Alfredo pasta with spinach. The pasta dish features prebiotic foods, which may benefit digestive health. Hi friends! Thank you for the kind responses to Sunday’s post. I’m happy to say that a new oven has been installed and inspected and deemed safe to use. Speaking of that, I’ve moved into the dessert phase of… The post Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce and Easy Pasta appeared first on The Full Helping.

September 2, 2021

The Full Helping: Protein Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates

These vegan protein peanut butter stuffed dates taste like a Snickers bar. But they’re made with wholesome, plant-based ingredients, including medjool dates, peanut butter, melted dark chocolate, and pea protein. Hot summer days rarely deter me from turning on my oven, but July had enough super warm days that I often hesitated to bake. This left me in the position of seeking out no-bake treats instead. These protein peanut butter-stuffed dates are the best one of those that I’ve tried.  The dates are… The post Protein Peanut Butter Stuffed Dates appeared first on The Full Helping.

August 27, 2021

The Full Helping: Lentil Tahini Wraps

These lentil tahini wraps are a simple, tasty, and nourishing plant-based lunch! They incorporate nutritious vegetables and legumes, and they’re easy to customize. Feels like a while since I’ve checked in—because it has been! I’m just back from a really special week with my oldest friend and her family. I got away at a moment when I needed to get away. And the little escape was exactly what I needed to recharge, regroup, and feel like myself again. This is one of many… The post Lentil Tahini Wraps appeared first on The Full Helping.

August 18, 2021

The Full Helping: Carrot Raisin Breakfast Cookies

These soft, chewy vegan breakfast cookies are studded with grated carrots, plump raisins, and rolled oats. They’re wholesome, filling, and delicious! They’re also freezer friendly and can be made ahead for breakfasts on-the-go. I’ve always loved the idea of a breakfast cookie. A freshly baked cookie, full of ingredients that are wholesome enough to qualify as a sensible breakfast? Sign me up. Until now, however, breakfast cookies have been more appealing in theory than in practice. I’ve tried so many different combinations, and… The post Carrot Raisin Breakfast Cookies appeared first on The Full Helping.

August 9, 2021

The Full Helping: 10 Flavorful Vegan Eggplant Recipes

Eggplant is nutritious and oh-so-versatile! Here are 10 flavorful vegan recipes that show off the many ways that you can prepare eggplant at home. It’s eggplant season! August and September are my favorite time of year for produce. Deep purple, shiny eggplant has a lot to do with this. I know that eggplant can be controversial. Along with beets and mushrooms, it’s one of the foods that my nutrition clients most often report being squeamish about. Me? I’m a devoted eggplant fan. Eggplant… The post 10 Flavorful Vegan Eggplant Recipes appeared first on The Full Helping.

August 3, 2021

The Full Helping: Vegan Cherry Pie

A classic American dessert goes vegan! This vegan sweet cherry pie screams summer. It’s made with a traditional, flaky, double pie crust. What fruit dessert says summer more than sweet cherry pie? I made this beauty on the 4th of July this year, while I was staying with friends near the beach. It was far from my first cherry dessert—cherry cobbler, cherry bars, and cherry chocolate ice cream are all favorites—but it was my first vegan cherry pie. Success! Yes, this dessert is… The post Vegan Cherry Pie appeared first on The Full Helping.

July 23, 2021