Cheating Cowboy Caviar (Texas Caviar)
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Cheating Cowboy Caviar Recipe (a/k/a Texas Caviar)

Whether you call it Texas Caviar, or Cowboy Caviar or, as we do, Cheating Cowboy caviar, our Cowboy Caviar is easy to make, and even easier than most because of the cheating aspect of it (and now you know why we call it Cheating Cowboy Caviar). You will note that this is also designated as a ‘quarantine recipe’, which means that all of the ingredients are shelf-stable and non-perishable!

The Best Potato Substitute: You Can Mash It, Stew It, Bake It, and Make Fries with It!
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The Best Potato Substitute: You Can Mash It, Stew It, Bake It, and Make Fries with It!

If you can’t have potatoes we have a great potato substitute for you! What if we told you that this potato substitute was so great that you can mash it, bake it, put it in soups or stews, and that you can even make fries with it? But wait, there’s more! (Shades of Ron Popeil!) What if we told you that you can purchase it precooked and in shelf-stable cans?! (We told you there was more!) Yes, it’s yuca! Yes, it’s cassava! It’s two, two, two names for one incredible potato substitute! (In case you weren’t aware, yuca and cassava are different names for the same root vegetable.)

sweet potato potatoes cubes for cold sweet potato salad
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Our Easy Cold Sweet Potato Salad Recipe is Gluten-Free, Vegan, and Yummy!

Our cold sweet potato salad recipe is so easy, and so unexpected. After all, most people think of white potatoes in potato salad. But sweet potatoes? Yes! This easy sweet potato salad recipe will distinguish you as a surprising, daring, and amazing chef at your next potluck. Your family will beg you to make it again and again. And you don’t have to tell them how much more healthful it is than regular potato salad, that will be our little secret. ;~)

gluten-free vegan green bean casserole
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Gluten-Free Vegan Classic Green Bean Casserole Recipe – Yes, Really!

This Thanksgiving we wanted to make a classic green bean casserole only, you know, gluten-free and vegan. Guess what! We succeeded! This recipe for gluten-free, vegan classic green bean casserole is going to make your heart sing! It even has gluten-free french fried onions!

sweet potato chia pudding easy Thanksgiving dessert recipes
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Our Vegan Sweet Potato or Pumpkin Chia Pudding is a Great Last-Minute Easy Thanksgiving Dessert!

Here’s a really easy Thanksgiving dessert, in fact it may be the queen of easy Thanksgiving recipes! And if you’re wondering what to do with those leftover sweet potatoes or with that can of sweet potato or pumpkin puree, this is it! Our sweet potato or pumpkin chia pudding is the perfect last minute addition to any table (Thanksgiving, breakfast, after dinner, you name it) and the perfect way to use up those sweet potatoes!

gluten-free vegan oven-baked hashbrowns
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Awesome Gluten-Free Vegan Oven-Baked Hash Browns

We love us some hash brown potatoes, and we particularly like the shelf-stable cartons of dried hashbrowns (the manufacturer has it as one word even though technically it’s two words) that you can get from Costco. You just open the top of the carton, pour in boiling water, and let it sit for 12 minutes: presto! Enough shredded raw hashed potatoes to feed a small army – if that army is 2-4 people. The carton says it makes seven servings, but c’mon, who do they think they’re kidding?

Super-Easy, Super-Awesome Homemade Fresh Cranberry Sauce
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Super-Easy, Super-Awesome Homemade Fresh Cranberry Sauce

You will not believe how easy it is to make homemade cranberry sauce from fresh cranberries. Don’t like cranberry sauce? If your entire experience with cranberry sauce is with that gelatinous stuff from a can, we urge you to try fresh cranberry sauce. The difference is night and day. It’s like the difference between canned green beans and fresh green beans, or canned mushrooms and fresh mushrooms, or…well you get the point.

oven carmalized vegan sweet potatoes
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Super-Easy Vegan Oven-Roasted Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Sometimes the easiest things are the best, and that is definitely true for these caramelized sweet potatoes! This recipe is a healthy way to enjoy sweet potatoes, and because it’s a baked sweet potato recipe you don’t even have to babysit it! What could be easier? Of course, it’s also true that while something can be easy as pie (or easy as sweet potatoes, in this case, even easier than pie!), if you don’t know about it, it doesn’t matter how easy it is. And that’s why we have written this up for you! And check it out, if you have a Costco nearby you can get 6 1/2 pounds of organic sweet potatoes for $10!

easy instant pot tahini with or without tahini
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Super Easy, Super Yummy Instant Pot Hummus – Also with Non-Instant Pot Directions

Whether you like traditional hummus or hummus with no tahini, this delicious, easy hummus recipe will do the trick! It’s actually a 4-in-1 recipe: hummus with tahini, hummus without tahini, hummus in the Instant Pot, hummus with canned chickpeas (garbanzos).

gluten-free vegan macaroni cheese #3
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Gluten-Free Vegan Macaroni and Cheese #3

This gluten-free vegan macaroni and cheese uses no commercial cheese substitute, and is perfect for people who want to keep it simple and clean!

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How to Make Your Own Vegan, Gluten-Free Applesauce From Scratch

If you have a bunch of apples and don’t feel like making pie or apple crisp, try our easy, four-ingredient applesauce! It’s vegan, gluten-free, and super inexpensive.

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Yummy Southwest Bean Salad is Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Packed With Protein

Our title says it all — this vegan, gluten-free southwest bean salad is bursting with both flavor and protein! It contains garbanzos, black beans, and corn, so you’ll be getting a real protein boost.

Perfect Sous Vide Rice Recipe Directions
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Perfect Sous Vide Rice

“Why” we can hear you asking, “would anyone want to know how to make sous vide rice?” In fact, we hear that all the time. Here’s why and how.

vegan creamy tomato soup recipe
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Creamy Tomato Soup With Fresh Tomatoes Is Vegan, Gluten-Free And Nourishing On A Cold Day

If you’re a fan of creamy tomato soup, you’ll love our easy and delicious recipe. These chilly winter days have us longing for comfort, and you may feel similarly.

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Leftover Spaghetti Squash Makes The Most Delicious Vegan, Gluten-Free Pancakes

Want a great recipe that will help you use up that extra spaghetti squash? You’re going to love our spaghetti squash pancakes!

cadokraut
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Cadokraut: Surprisingly Tasty, Easy to Make, and Packed with Good Stuff!

Cadokraut: you heard it here first. This unlikely, even surprising, combination tastes amazingly good, is packed with probiotics and nutrients, and is super-easy to make.

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Transform Ordinary Carrots Into An Elegant, Vegan, Gluten-Free Side Dish!

If you have a small pile of carrots and have been wondering what on earth to do with them, you don’t need to puzzle any longer.

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Creamiest Ever Vegan, Gluten-Free Asparagus Soup

If you’re tired of steamed asparagus, but still want to experience both the flavor and nutritional benefits of this vegetable, try our creamy asparagus soup!

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Jazz Up Your Kale With A Few Simple, Vegan and Gluten-Free Ingredients

Kale is incredibly good for you, since it’s full of vitamins A, K, B6 and C, calcium, potassium, copper and manganese. Sometimes, however, it can seem a bit…well, meh.

These Delicious Smoky Great Northern Beans are So Easy to Make
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These Delicious Smoky Great Northern Beans are So Easy to Make!

You will not believe how delicious, fast, and easy, these smoky beans are! While you can use any white beans we chose to use Great Northerns.