All Posts’s Top 100 Plant-Based Food Blogs


  • Curried Wild Rice Salad
    This salad has been one of my favorites for over twenty years. It is my go-to dish for pot-luck gatherings and is always a hit at a party. Wild rice, vegetables, and nuts give the salad a crunchy texture, while sweet fruit and the curry…
  • Ricotta Cheese & Spinach Zucchini Roll-Ups
    These plant-based ricotta and spinach zucchini roll-ups are perfect when you want Italian food without the pasta. The dairy-free ricotta cheese is made from almonds. We combine the cheese with chopped spinach and roll it up with lasagna-shaped zucchini slices. Top with marinara sauce and…
  • Air Fryer Egg Rolls with Sweet & Spicy Chili Sauce
  • Dairy-Free Spinach-Artichoke Dip
    My dairy-free, oil-free Spinach Artichoke Dip is just as delicious as the traditional version with mayonnaise and cheese, but so healthy you can eat it all yourself, guilt-free! The dip is chock full of prebiotic-containing artichoke hearts and nutrient-rich spinach, but the creamy cashew-based dressing…
  • Plant-Based Stuffed Peppers
    Mushroom-sausage, lentils, and quinoa make up the filling for these savory plant-based stuffed peppers. Travel-friendly and easy to reheat, these peppers are great for meal prepping for the week ahead and packing for your lunch at the office. I used my mushroom sausage combined with…
  • Chickpea Salad Sandwich Trio
    If you are a sandwich lover and a chickpea fan, look no further! Here are three great chickpea salads that make terrific plant-based versions of chicken, egg, and tuna sandwiches. My chik’n salad uses walnuts, grapes, celery, and tarragon for a healthy turn on a…
  • Baked Beans Nachos on Air-Fried Plantain Chips
    If you are a baked bean lover like I am, you will appreciate this twist on nachos. The sweet and spicy baked bean and plantain combination is so yummy! If you do not have an air-fryer, no worries! You can bake the plantain chips. The…
  • Cheesy Hash Brown & Lentil Shepherd’s Pie
    Shepherd’s pie is a traditional “meat and potatoes” dish, but you won’t miss the meat with my protein-rich lentil-based filling. You can use mashed potatoes for the topping if you choose. I chose to substitute super-quick cheesy hash browns to reduce the prep time since…
  • Cardio Blast & Core Workout
    This 15-20 minute cardio and core workout is easy to fit in as an addition to a weight-training day, as a quick travel workout, or whenever you’re short on time.
  • Air Fryer Onion Rings
    From deep fryer to air fryer: You can enjoy crispy, crunchy onion rings without the calories and greasy fat.
  • Curried Fried Rice
    Curry powder and spicy Thai basil give this curried “fried” rice delicious Thai flavors.
  • At-Home Lower Body Workout
    This at-home lower body workout can be performed without any equipment. All you will need is a step or bench for a couple of exercises.
  • Freezing Fresh Herbs
    This tip on freezing and storing fresh herbs will help you preserve your favorite fresh herbs and prevent waste.
  • Chipotle Mayonnaise
    Use this Chipotle Mayonnaise as a salad dressing, on sandwiches, burgers, or wraps, or as a dip for chips or veggies.
  • Mocktails: All the Taste, None of the Headache
    Many of us have been drinking our way through the quarantine to deal with the stress, or sheer boredom, of being sheltered at home over the past couple of months.
  • Vegetable Pot Pie
    This plant-based vegetable version of traditional chicken pot pie will give you all the warm feels, and it’s super easy to prepare.
  • Avocado and Fat-Free Refried Bean Toast
    Take your avocado toast to a new level with this version that adds protein-rich fat-free refried beans!
  • Carbophobia: Are Your Fears Well-Founded?
    Low-carb diets do work for quick weight loss, but a low-carb diet is hard to maintain in a world with pasta, potatoes, and bread.
  • Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells
    These oil-free spinach and ricotta stuffed shells provide all of the flavor of your favorite Italian food, without the fat and oil.
  • Plant-Based Mozzarella Cheese
    You don’t have to miss out on cheesy pizza or lasagne with this easy plant-based mozzarella recipe.
  • Broccoli “Tuna” Casserole
    This not-tuna broccoli casserole will satisfy your cravings for the traditional creamy pasta dish so many people grew up loving. Hearts of palm provide the tuna-like texture and dulce flakes (seaweed) lend the perfect hint of ocean flavor without being “fishy.”
  • Lentil and Kale Soup
    This soup is easy, quick, cheap and packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins! With only 7 ingredients, you can easily throw it together after a busy day, or start it in your crockpot before work.
  • 36 Minute HIIT Workout
    This week we all face gym closures and being confined to our homes, so I am sharing a workout you can do at home.
  • Splendid Spoon
    Splendid Spoon is a meal delivery service that answers the whole food, plant-based working peoples’ dilemma!
  • Strengthen Your Glutes to Reduce Low Back Pain
    Many people develop low back pain as a result of inactivity. Sitting too long at a desk, in the car, or in a recliner eventually results in weakened glute muscles, the muscles in your butt.
  • Marinated Mushroom Tacos with Fiesta Cashew Cream
    This marinated mushroom taco recipe is reason to celebrate! Super easy to prepare, you can have everything ready to put together when your guests arrive for the fiesta.
  • Buffalo Cauliflower Pasta Salad
    Tangy, slightly-crisp buffalo cauliflower florets pair perfectly with cool ranch dressing and pasta. Bake it for an entrée or serve cold or room temperature as a pasta salad – either way, this is no mere side dish!
  • Southwestern Salad with Fiesta Cashew Cream
    This salad takes me back to my childhood. My mother’s taco salad was a family favorite. The secret to this Southwestern Salad is the tangy dressing, filling beans and corn, and crunchy pumpkin seeds. Mom knew way back then that salad was more than a side dish; it’s a meal in a bowl!
  • Time for a Change: Four Tips for Getting Started Losing Weight
    Here are four weight loss tips to help get you started losing weight today so that you can live a healthier life tomorrow.
  • Fiesta Cashew Cream
    This tangy concoction is a sauce, dressing, and dip all in one. I created it as an easy dressing for a southwestern salad but found it goes great on tacos, fajitas, black beans and rice, grain bowls, veggie burgers, and as a dip for veggies.
  • Turmeric Chickpea & Couscous Soup
    Couscous, chickpeas, turmeric, and ginger make a flavorful and nutritious combination.
  • Greek Potato & Kale Salad
    This dairy-free Greek-inspired potato salad with dill dressing and kale will be a summer party hit.
  • On “Cheating” and a Tofu and Potato Breakfast Scramble
    If you proclaim to the world that certain foods will never pass your lips again, you immediately set yourself up for possible failure, and, more importantly, you put the emphasis on what you can’t have.
  • Immune-Boosting Foods and a Super Salad Recipe
    People who eat a diet high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds tend to have higher functioning white blood cells than people who eat more processed or high-fat foods because they naturally consume more vitamins and minerals, which aid in cell production, and antioxidants that reduce cellular inflammation.
  • Foods that Help Anxiety and Depression
    Researchers have long known that stress, anxiety, and depression reduce the presence of good bacteria in your gut, leading to gastrointestinal distress. But does it work the other way around?
  • Product Review: Trader Joes Almond Butter Turmeric Salad Dressing & My Big Salad Recipe
    Trader Joe’s Almond Butter Turmeric Salad Dressing has no added oil and tastes great.
  • The Joy of Composting
    One of my favorite things about living a WFPB lifestyle is how little waste I generate. I can forget to put my trash can out to the curb for weeks before it fills up, and then it is only miscellaneous wrappings or packaging that can’t go into the recycling bin.
  • Can Cats and Dogs Eat a Plant-Based Diet?
    Whether you are plant-based for health, environmental, or animal protection reasons, if you are a pet owner, you need to consider what is best for your dog or cat.
  • Save Cash Without Sacrificing Flavor by Cooking at Home
    Eating out is a big splurge when you have a small budget, and it takes up a lot more time than you think, particularly if you have children. But how much money? And how much time? Forbes has come to the conclusion that dining out is up to five times more costly than just firing up the oven.
  • Chickpea Flour Banana Bread
    This Banana Bread is made with protein and fiber-rich chickpea flour.
  • Time-Restricted Eating: Nature’s Weight Loss Plan
    Research shows IF improves insulin resistance, decreases inflammation and blood pressure, and leads to weight loss—when practiced correctly.
  • Nut-based Cheese & an Easy Pizza Recipe
    You don’t have to miss out on cheesy pizza on a plant-based diet! There are many plant-based cheeses on the market. Most don’t have the stretchy-gooiness of dairy cheese, but that’s because they don’t have the high-fat content and addictive properties that cheese made from cow’s milk has.
  • Vitamix Blender & An Easy Smoothie Recipe
    The Vitamix 5200 delivers smooth smoothies, creamy salad dressings, and instant hot soups for a reasonable price of approximately $400.
  • Improving Running Performance with a Plant-Based Diet
    Diets: what’s in, what’s good, and most importantly, what’s the most beneficial? The trend towards a plant-based diet has been gaining momentum in the athletic population. Many endurance athletes have reaped the performance benefits of saying goodbye to their carnivore ways.
  • Is Oil Bad Good or Bad for You?
    Vegetable oils are plant-based, but they are not whole foods. Basically, oil is just fat extracted from olives, nuts, seeds, corn, palm, coconuts, or other sources. Oils are the processed remains of plant foods and have little nutritional value.
  • Use Your Circadian Rhythm to Manage Your Weight
    With the recent public interest in Intermittent Fasting and Timed Restricted Eating for weight loss, nutrition researchers are turning their attention to the effects of eating at different times of the day.
  • Can You Get Enough Protein on a Plant-Based Diet?
    It was long believed that because animal-based protein contains all the essential amino acids needed by the body, and is utilized faster, that it is superior to plant protein sources. Now we know that faster is not better. Animal proteins speed the growth of bad tissues- like cancer cells- along with muscle cells, and also increase the risk of liver and kidney disease.
  • Why is Fiber so Important?
    Everyone is worried about getting enough protein on a plant-based diet, but that is rarely a problem. A much bigger issue is the lack of fiber in the Standard American Diet.
  • Can I Transition to a Plant-Based Diet?
    Any positive changes you make will have a positive impact on your health. Virtually every diet that has ever been published has touted the benefits of increasing consumption of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. While going 100% plant-based would be the best thing for your body, it’s OK to transition over time or at least be mostly plant-based.
  • A Plant-Based Diet May Help Prevent Depression
    Did you know that eating plant-based foods may help to prevent depression? Keep reading to learn what foods are best for fighting depression.
  • How to Add More Plant-Based Options to Your Restaurant Menu
    Do you need some ideas on how to add more plant-based options to your restaurant menu? Here are some easy and inexpensive ideas that will satisfy plant-based eaters and omnivores alike!
  • Butternut Squash and Black Bean Taco Pie
    My take on butternut squash enchiladas is super easy and quick to put together. The slight sweetness of the squash is fantastic with the spicy Mexican flavors. The combination of the black beans and the squash, which is tender but not mushy, is hardy and filling.
  • Plants as Medicine: A Return to Our Roots
    Over 20,000 plant species have medicinal properties that many cultures around the world have relied on for their health care needs over thousands of years.
  • Spaghetti Squash & Refried Bean Enchiladas
    Spaghetti squash makes an amazing filling for enchiladas. In this recipe, we pair the squash with vegan refried beans. Muy bueno!
  • Jalapeño Mockarita
    This Jalapeño Mockarita is a refreshing addition to your favorite plant-based Mexican cuisine and reminds us that alcohol isn’t a necessary ingredient to having a great meal and a good time.
  • Meal Prep 101: Easy Grain Bowls
    The key to success in plant-based eating is to always have healthy options on hand for the days you don’t have anything prepped and don’t feel like cooking. Those are the days you will be tempted to hit the drive-through or order delivery. One super-easy way to avoid this situation is with grain bowls.
  • Going Plant-Based: Should You Transition or Go Cold Tofu?
    You’ve decided to give plant-based eating a try–that’s great! It is one of the best decisions you can make for your health and your environment, but will you transition or go cold tofu?
  • Rewriting Family Traditions: Introducing Your Plant-Based Diet
    Many traditions are rooted in cooking together and sharing meals, so when a family member changes to a plant-based diet, it can affect everyone.
  • Are Vegan and Plant-Based the Same Thing?
    Are vegan and plant-based the same thing? Not exactly. Plant-based refers to a way of eating, whereas vegan is a more comprehensive lifestyle term.
  • 7 Unique Plant-Based Holiday Gift Ideas
    Struggling with what to get for your favorite plant-based or vegan loved one this Christmas?
  • Dairy-Free Vegetable Pasta Alfredo
    This dairy-free vegetable pasta Alfredo dish is so easy to throw together on a weeknight. You can substitute the veggies for others if you choose. Green peas, broccoli, asparagus, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and spinach all work well.
  • 7 Ways a Plant-Based Diet Can Help Women Stay Active
    Here are seven ways a whole-food, plant-based diet can help older women overcome obstacles to fitness and stay active.
  • 20 Reasons to Try a Plant-Based Diet
    There are so many little benefits to eating a whole food plant-based diet it’s hard to consolidate them into one list, yet that is exactly what I have tried to do here…some are serious and some are trivial, but I can attest to all twenty!
  • 6+ Ways to Use Protein-Packed Mung Beans
    The small green legume is one of the highest sources of plant protein and is full of essential amino acids. One cup of cooked mung beans contains 14 grams of protein, 15 grams of fiber and less than one gram of fat. They are high in many nutrients, especially folate, manganese, magnesium, iron, and Vitamin B.
  • African Beans and Plantains
    The traditional African dish contains boiled meat, more meat, crawfish, and oil, but you won’t miss any of that in this tasty dish using Navy beans, plantains, and kale.
  • How I Use My Instant Pot
    Since it also functions as a crockpot, I no longer have to store both a large crockpot and a pressure cooker. I use the Instant Pot for soups and stews. I can easily transfer the food to a storage container, or just remove the Instant Pot’s inner pot, cover it and store my food right in that container.
  • Time-Saving Pre-Made Spice Mixes & Tofu Tikka Masala
    Have you ever come home hangry after a long workday, craving some one of your favorite meals, only to crumble at the long list of ingredients it takes to prepare it? Can’t it be simpler? It can!
  • 5 Dynamic Warm-Up Exercises to Fire Up Your Workout
    A dynamic warm-up refers to a series of exercises that prepare the body for more vigorous activity to come. Here are 5 dynamic exercises to incorporate into your warm-up routine.
  • Meal Prep Tip: Soften Dates Before Blending
    Here’s a great life hack that has saved me time and blender blades! Simply store dates in a small jar of water in the refrigerator to soften them before blending.
  • Nutrition Forward Thinking & Beets 3 Ways
    When I prepare a meal, whether it’s a bowl of cereal, a salad, a smoothie, or a complicated casserole, I am always thinking, “What can I add to this make it more nutritious?” This way of thought takes some practice, but when it becomes a habit, it will really help you optimize the nutrition in your meals, as well as adding tons of flavor!
  • Purple Potato Power
    In the US, your purple sweet potato is probably either a Stokes brand, grown in California, or an Okinawan, grown in Hawaiian and sometimes referred to as Hawaiian sweet potatoes.
  • Product Review: Wild Earth Dog Food
    Wild Earth dog food uses protein sources approved by both the FDA and the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO.) The food is 30% high-quality plant protein and includes prebiotic fibers for good digestion, plant oils and algae for healthy skin and coat, and all the energy-producing carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals necessary for good health.
  • Mediterranean Salad with Cucumber-Dill Dressing
    Dairy-free Cucumber-Dill Dressing is the perfect companion to this plant-based Mediterranean salad. A traditional Mediterranean salad will be heavy with olive oil, but this oil-free version allows the flavors of the peppers, olives, tomatoes, cucumber, and dill to really shine. You can mix up the…

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