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Nutty Chickpea Pilaf recipe - A hearty pilaf with a satisfying nutty crunch and, thanks to a handful of dried cranberries, a touch of contrasting sweetness. A plethora of chickpeas elevates what's typically a side to entree status. My favorite dinner lately! Vegan, gluten-free.

10 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

When you eat gluten-free, there’s a lot to miss on Thanksgiving – and a few minefields to boot. The turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and salads are usually pretty safe – but...

Herbed Wild Rice and Quinoa Stuffing - Everyone will love this flavor-filled stuffing - and nobody will guess its little secret: it's vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free! Plus, the addition of protein-rich quinoa gives this hearty stuffing main-dish cred - perfect for those that prefer to skip the turkey.

19 Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Tableside conversations notwithstanding, it’s tough out there for a vegan on Thanksgiving. Aside from the most basic salad and the cranberry sauce, there’s not much that’s safe to eat. Or is there?! The truth is, mainstream Thanksgiving side dishes...

Dairy-Free Impossible Pumpkin Pie

This crustless pumpkin pie might just be the easiest you’ll ever make. Simply blend the ingredients together, pour into your pie pan, and bake!

Coconut Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Maple-Pecan Drizzle

Sweet potatoes simmered in coconut milk until tender, whipped until smooth, and topped with a warm maple syrup and pecan mixture. Dairy-free and delicious!

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Coffee Creamer

Rich and creamy vegan non-dairy pumpkin spice coffee creamer! It’s so simple – just cashews, pumpkin, spices, maple syrup, and water. Cozy up!

10 Ways to Make Witches’ Fingers Treats for Halloween

I may be a vegetarian, but for witches’ fingers recipes I make an exception. Luckily for me, real witches’ fingers are a little difficult to obtain, so I have to go with a meat substitute....

Roasted Butternut Squash Black Bean Soup

Fall soup gone hearty! Or is it hearty black bean soup gone autumn? Either way, this mash-up of two favorite is a warming, satiating affair.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Red Lentil Chili

This thick, hearty vegetarian pumpkin chili is just different enough to be special, but still tastes mainstream enough to appeal to most everyone. It’s the perfect fall chili!

20-Minute Peanut Sweet Potato Noodles with Spinach

Spiralized sweet potatoes tossed with spinach, drenched in peanut sauce, and topped with crunchy peanuts. Increase the protein factor by topping with baked tofu or – if any carnivores are at your table – some grilled chicken.

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Instant Pot

Perfect hard-boiled eggs in just 5 minutes cooking time! Easy cook, easy peel, easy peasy all around. These days, this is is the only way I make my hard-boiled eggs.

Date-Sweetened Homemade Applesauce

This homemade applesauce boasts an unusual ingredient in place of traditional sugar – pureed dates! Dates give it a warm, almost caramelly sweetness that I’m completely in love with. You can use any apple, but I recommend honeycrisps. They make a delicious applesauce.

3-Ingredient Healthy Caramel Apple Dip

Made with sticky-sweet Medjool dates, creamy almond butter, and pure vanilla extract, this healthier take on caramel apple dip makes the whole apple-a-day thing even more of a treat.