Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

These chocolate chip chickpea bars are an out-of-the-box alternative to traditional snack bars or blondies/brownies. With a base of protein-packed chickpeas and other natural ingredients, these bars are also super yummy and are a great plant-based snack or dessert!...
Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Spice Balls

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Spice Balls

The Lean Green Dad popular Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites just got a little makeover! Made with wholesome ingredients in under 15 minutes, they are a great plant-based snack for you, your family and your kids. They make the perfect dessert for any special occasion!...
Vegan Chocolate Almond Coconut Balls

Vegan Chocolate Almond Coconut Balls

These energy bites are a joy to eat, giving you the sensation of eating a candy bar, but with more nutritious ingredients that your kids will love! Each energy bite features natural sweetness from the dates and cocoa! The best part is that they can be made in as...
Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake Yogurt

Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake Yogurt

This vegan blueberry cheesecake yogurt is absolutely amazing! It’s not full of artificial sweeteners or flavoring but they are overflowing with delicious flavors. This recipe is super simple to make and your family and friends will love it! Add it this tasty...
Vegan S’mores Energy Bites

Vegan S’mores Energy Bites

S’mores are a hit around the campfire, but even when you don’t have the fire, you can still eat them! These energy bites are a healthy, vegan, portable and mess-free version of this classic campfire dessert. You can quickly and easily make them with your kids to take...
Peaches n’ Cashew Cream

Peaches n’ Cashew Cream

Finish up those summer peaches before they go out of season with this peaches n’ cream recipe! It’s a healthy vegan spin on a popular favorite and is a great snack or dessert to have on hand when a craving hits. Add granola or nuts for a nice crunch in every bite or...
Vegan Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Man, do I LOVE a good cookie! Soft, chewy, ooey and gooey… YUM. These mini vegan chocolate chip cookies are all of that and more. They are oil-free, naturally sweetened and made with quality ingredients, making them suitable for any kid as a school or at home...
Quick and Easy Vegan Ambrosia Fruit Salad!

Quick and Easy Vegan Ambrosia Fruit Salad!

Remember that one soupy fruit salad thing that you always dodged at all of the get-togethers as a kid? Well, that’s a failed attempt at making ambrosia. Thick, clunky, and not appealing… AT ALL. This vegan ambrosia recipe is DELICIOUS. I was very hesitant...
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Finding a quick and healthy snack for your family can be stressful at times. Many products are full of so many unnecessary fillers that aren’t the best things for your family’s health. This roasted red pepper hummus is a simple and very tasty snack to make...
Acai Smoothie Bowl

Acai Smoothie Bowl

Acai smoothie bowls are a very satisfying treat for when the weather gets warm. They are super tasty and are a great way to get antioxidants and many other vitamins and nutrients! Kids will enjoy them and have a blast customizing them with their favorite toppings!...
Tahini Caramel Apples

Tahini Caramel Apples

We love taking classic recipes and making them our own! This tahini caramel apple recipe has become one of our favorites. It’s super easy to create, the kids will enjoy making them and they’ll enjoy eating them even more! It’s a great dessert option...
Vegan Oatmeal Cream Pies

Vegan Oatmeal Cream Pies

You guys are going to love this one, LGD Fam! These vegan oatmeal cream pies will take you back in time. Back to a time when things seemed so simple and responsibilities were virtually non-existent. Living the DREAM! We’ve brought them back but this time,...
Vegan Nacho Cheese

Vegan Nacho Cheese

Remember going to a sporting event as a kid and getting a nice, BIG, order of nachos and cheese? That was awesome but this is BETTER! This vegan nacho cheese recipe is great for those moments where you want to take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about the good...
Onion & Garlic Chickpea Snack

Onion & Garlic Chickpea Snack

I found crunchy chickpea snacks that were a bit pricey in a store and realized that I could easily make them myself for less. These chickpea snacks are only 2 to 3 ingredients, baked, oil free and a great healthy and filling, high protein and fiber snack that your...
Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Nutella has been promoted as a smart addition to a healthy breakfast, but is it really? With a long list of processed ingredients, including sugar, oil and milk as the main ingredients, I think we should seek an alternative to feed kids. This vegan chocolate hazelnut...
Beet Hummus Recipe

Beet Hummus Recipe

Hummus is great to use as a dip for carrot sticks, celery or pita bread. Or you can use it as a spread on toast for a healthy and quick snack. This oil free beet hummus has an amazing and fun color with many health benefits for you and your active kids! This Beet...
SBnJ with Toast

SBnJ with Toast

This SBnJ with toast is great for people of all ages. Kids will love this allergen-friendly take on a classic favorite. The homemade jam is made with chia seeds that thicken it up and go well with the fresh strawberries. The sun butter provides a smooth rich nut-free...
Lime Cheesecake Dip

Lime Cheesecake Dip

This lime cheesecake dip is naturally sweet and sour. Plus it is a fun snack, or dessert, idea for kids and everyone else. It is easy to make and perfect as a dip for graham crackers, fruit, or your spoon! This Lime Cheesecake Dip Recipe is: an easy vegan family snack...
Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

With this vegan pumpkin pie recipe taking less than 10 steps to make, you can’t go wrong. Plus, it is delicious and nutritious, which just makes it an added bonus. Yum! This Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe is: less than 10 steps to make an easy vegan recipe a dessert...
Clean Green Power Protein Pudding

Clean Green Power Protein Pudding

This high protein pudding recipe is made with Clean Green Protein™ from Clean Machine® (available in the SHOP tab), which contains a super protein, super green and super omega plant called LENTEIN™. It is a complete food powder that gives this pudding a delicious...
Vegan Date Caramel Dip

Vegan Date Caramel Dip

This vegan date caramel dip AMAZING! It’s fresh, fruit sweetened, and is the perfect kid-friendly snack to serve with apple slices or as a healthy dessert topping. It is free of many allergens so it can be enjoyed by many! Dip your favorite fruit or snacks or...
Soft-Baked Peanut Butter Bars

Soft-Baked Peanut Butter Bars

These soft-baked peanut butter bars are a popular grab and go snack, but many of the ones in stores are loaded with a long list of refined ingredients. Rethink convenience with these quick and easy homemade soft-baked bars, which are made with just 5 simple...
Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Vegan Chocolate Covered Strawberries

These vegan chocolate covered strawberries are irresistible! Not only that, but they are a delicious way to include more fresh fruit and antioxidants in your diet without refined sugar. They are the perfect gift for your loved ones and a healthy treat that kids will...
Stuffed Banana Boats Recipe

Stuffed Banana Boats Recipe

These stuffed banana boats are a great quick and easy snack to make at home with simple everyday ingredients. They are also a delicious and fun camping snack to roast in the fire. This Stuffed Banana Boats Recipe is: made with natural plant-based vegan ingredients...
Apple Nachos Recipe

Apple Nachos Recipe

This apple nachos recipe is a fun and creative way to include more fruit, with just the right amount of crunch, chewiness and sweetness that your whole family will enjoy! It is a great after school, or weekend, at home snack that can be made in just 5 minutes. This...
Almond Butter Granola

Almond Butter Granola

Almond butter granola is one of my favorite snacks that goes well with fruit and yogurt, or simply on its own. The benefit of homemade granola is that you can customize it with your own fun and tasty flavors of choice. Made with recognizable ingredients, this almond...
Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet potato chips are not common in stores and even the rare finding can be loaded with extra oil and salt that you do not necessarily need to achieve crispy and delicious chips. Little did I know, that making them at home was not that difficult and I could flavor...
Vegan Shamrock Shake Recipe

Vegan Shamrock Shake Recipe

The simplest healthy Vegan Shamrock Shake is here! The spinach provides the natural green color, the dairy-free yogurt and bananas bring creaminess and natural sweetness, and the mint and chocolate give the shake its classic flavor. This is a perfect easy to make...
Banana and Peanut Butter Recipe

Banana and Peanut Butter Recipe

This banana and peanut butter recipe brings back so many memories, from when I was a kid. I would often make a version of this using a toothpick to hold the banana and peanut butter together, then a much easier and neater way is to make it on rice cakes. Rice cakes...
Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles

Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffles

These pumpkin cheesecake truffles are amazing! They are packed with so much flavor, and are so decadent, that you will forget that they are actually vegan. Not only that, but they are the perfect little dessert, all wrapped up in a little ball. This Pumpkin Cheesecake...
No-Bake, Bite-Sized Vegan Brownies

No-Bake, Bite-Sized Vegan Brownies

These no-bake, bite-sized vegan brownies are a definite game-changer! They are quick to make and will be gone in half the time that it took you to make them! The best part is you don’t have to wait for them to bake in the oven! Use the time while making these...
Brazil Nut Stuffed Dates Recipe

Brazil Nut Stuffed Dates Recipe

This stuffed dates recipe is a great quick and healthy snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth while providing a nutritional punch! Brazil nut happens to be the highest food source of selenium, an essential mineral, and the date provides natural sweetness. Just one...
Vegan Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Vegan Peanut Butter Energy Balls

A bowl of oatmeal with peanut butter is one of my favorites, but when I’m in a rush out the door, I need something more portable. That is where these no bake, vegan peanut butter energy balls come in. Made with just 3 ingredients, naturally sweetened and easy to...
Cinnamon-Raisin Breadless Apple Snacks!

Cinnamon-Raisin Breadless Apple Snacks!

Apple snacks that your kids will love! I love bagels. I also love apples. When you combine the two, you get the cinna-raisin breadless apple bagel! The bread from the bagel is swapped out for an apple in this quick and easy recipe that is kid-friendly and fun to make...
No Bake Almond Coconut Date Rolls

No Bake Almond Coconut Date Rolls

Dates are like nature’s candy, adding natural sweetness to food without the need for any extra added sugar. These healthy, portable and quick 3-ingredient almond coconut date rolls are a great way to satisfy a late-morning or afternoon sweet tooth! This no bake Almond...
Maple Blueberry Granola Vegan Yogurt Parfait

Maple Blueberry Granola Vegan Yogurt Parfait

A wonderful vegan yogurt parfait just for you. “Parfait” is a French word for “perfect”. This yogurt snack is exactly that: the perfect healthy snack that is quick and easy to make, vegan and kid-friendly. Portion them out into small containers that you can just grab...
Healthy Homemade Vegan Trail Mix

Healthy Homemade Vegan Trail Mix

Homemade vegan trail mix is a great alternative to store-bought trail mix, because you can customize it to your liking. Make it with one or two of your favorite varieties of nuts, one or two varieties of seeds, dried fruit and chocolate. This recipe is a fun, healthy...
Easy and Healthy Ants on a Log Recipe

Easy and Healthy Ants on a Log Recipe

Ants on a log is a fun and simple snack made by filling celery sticks with a spread, in this version nut or seed butter, and placing raisins on top. With just the right amount of crunch, chewiness and sweetness, this ants on a log recipe is a fun, easy and healthy...
Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Pudding

This vegan chocolate chip pumpkin bread putting really hits the spot! The combination of chocolate chips and pumpkin just go well together. No matter the time of year, you can always count on the sweet taste of pumpkin to help satisfy your sweet tooth. This dessert is...
Vegan Cookie Brownies Dessert!

Vegan Cookie Brownies Dessert!

Vegan cookie brownies! Cookies and brownies are probably tied in 1st place for favorite desserts in this family. The epic duel has been settled with this amazing Vegan Cookie Brownie! YES. No more having to choose between cookies and brownies because you can have them...
Vegan Pumpkin Spice Cake

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Cake

If we had to describe this Vegan Pumpkin Spice Cake in three words it would be sugar, spice, and EVERYTHING nice! (ok so four words) For those of you that love everything pumpkin spice, you will have a new staple in your pumpkin spice addiction. For those of you that...
Crispy, Baked Tofu Fries for Vegans!

Crispy, Baked Tofu Fries for Vegans!

Did someone say tofu fries?! These Vegan Baked Tofu Fries are unlike anything you’ve had before. They have the perfect crunch on the outside and a soft, warm center! They are perfect snacks for the little ones and also would pair well with a yummy meal. Once you...
No-Bake, Vegan, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

No-Bake, Vegan, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

No-bake chocolate chip cookies are popular, but these little babies are packed with enough protein to fuel your workouts. The cacao nibs make them perfect for an energy boost and even better for a post-workout snack! If you are not sure how the chickpeas will taste as...
Vegan Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Vegan Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

There’s something about vegan coffee cake that can really start off a morning the right way. When you pair it with a cup of…you guessed it…coffee, it can be perfection. The flavor of the cake must compliment the coffee’s robust taste and...
Vegan Banana Split!

Vegan Banana Split!

Desserts can be tough on a plant-based diet, but we’ve got you covered. No more going to restaurants and asking if there are any dairy-free options, only to be left sad and disappointed while the rest of your friends satisfy their sweet tooth. This banana split...
Frozen Fun Fruit Skewers Dessert

Frozen Fun Fruit Skewers Dessert

As the summer months creep in, parents like me look for sweet, cool treats to bring the kids in the backyard after they are playing in the hot sun. There are lots of store-bought popsicles, but I like to know what the ingredients are…in fact I like to SEE THEM!...
No Bake, No Sugar, Cashew Creamies!

No Bake, No Sugar, Cashew Creamies!

I love desserts. In fact, I love them so much that I was obsessed with them. Every night after my meal, I would want something sweet, so I turned to a sugary treat. It was still vegan, but it wasn’t doing anything good for me. Since my transition to a fully...
Rich Chocolate Avocado Jell-No Pudding (Vegan)

Rich Chocolate Avocado Jell-No Pudding (Vegan)

Most adults are familiar with the chocolate pudding pack they often found in their lunchbox when they went to elementary school. These packs are still around today, conveniently pre-made and ready to grab and go. However, it turns out that these treats are not very...