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Denise Peise

Creamy Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Potatoes have got to be one of my all time favorite foods, especially vegan mashed potatoes! As a vegetable, potatoes are so versatile and when eaten as part of a varied plant-based diet, so healthy for you too. They are rich in many important nutrients. This article has a chart showing how rich potatoes are

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Denise Peise

Savory Vegan No Meat Loaf

The good news about being vegan is, well everything. It is better for our health. Foods like this vegan no meat loaf are easily digestible and therefore, makes you feel better and less weighted down. Eating plant-based is also better for our environment. And if you eat not only vegan, but clean, you get to

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Comfort Foods
Denise Peise

Vegan Gluten Free Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza! I must say when I had to stop consuming dairy products and gluten, I grieved the loss of pizza over everything else. That is until I started to make it myself. It took a ton of experimenting with different crusts and pizza toppings. It is the consensus of my family that

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Denise Peise

Super Simple Salad Dressing

Super Simple Salad Dressing Recipe With cooking, some things are just better when you keep it simple. That is certainly true of this super simple salad dressing recipe. I took my Grandmother’s basic staple dressing, and added some more nutrition to it and viola! This salad dressing is super light, refreshing and tastes so good.

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Denise Peise

Vegan Mexican Street Corn Recipe

When I started my vegan journey after my initial breast cancer diagnosis in 2009, there were very few options for cheese, meat substitutes and gluten free breads and pastas. Vegan Mexican Street Corn would have been impossible to make back in those days. The creaminess in the available cheese and mayo options would have left

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Denise Peise

Gluten Free Blueberry Crisp Recipe

Vegan, No Refined Sugar WOW! This recipe is as delicious as it is easy. You can have your dessert and eat it too. No guilt, no refined sugar, pure gold! Gluten free blueberry crisp has an almond flour crumble with no oats or any gluten containing flour. And, you will never miss it, promise. I

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Denise Peise

Vegan Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

Gluten-Free, no refined sugar So easy with so much flavor! If you are a fan of regular Caesar Salad dressing but have gone the way of the Vegan, try this satisfying Vegan Caesar salad dressing recipe. It is creamy, thick, and delicious. It hits the mark as far as taste and texture are concerned but

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Denise Peise

Jackfruit Crablike Cakes

Vegan, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free Makes about 6 medium patties Jackfruit is an interesting fruit and has become a more popular meat substitute in applications like this one as well as pulled pork-like recipes along with many other uses. What is great about jackfruit is that it is rich is vitamin C and B

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Denise Peise

Gluten Free Carrot Cake Recipe

Vegan, Gluten Free Carrot Cake Recipe with No Refined Sugar Since my initial breast cancer diagnosis, I am a clean eater and don’t use refined sugars or artificial anything when I cook. My recipes are not overly sweet and super healthy. This gluten free carrot cake recipe is so good! It is also vegan and

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Denise Peise

Vegan, Refined Sugar Free Cake Frosting

One of the great pleasures in life, cake frosting! But, can you make a version of cake frosting that is vegan, gluten free and contains zero refined white sugar. Yes, you can! This cake frosting is heavy on coconut, so you will taste the coconuty flavors it holds. I love coconut so that works fine

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Denise Peise

Broccolini Recipe with Garlic and Capers

I love broccoli of all forms, broccolini falls into that category. Just when I think, “hmm, maybe I should eat some other veggie instead of broccoli,” enter broccolini. This recipe is such a great compliment to the taste of broccolini. This Broccolini recipe is quick, easy and delicious. You don’t need to stop at broccoli

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Denise Peise

I Can’t Believe It’s Vegan Cheese Sauce

As a plant-based eater, it may be difficult to pull yourself away from one of the best tasting, creamiest foods on the planet, CHEESE! You may ask, can vegan cheese sauce even come close to the taste, texture and flavor of traditional dairy cheese? My answer is here in this recipe. It is creamy, flavorful

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