Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

These delicious vegan carrot cake pancakes may change the way you and your family look at breakfast…FOREVER! In addition to being extremely tasty, they can be made in no time. You can use boxed carrot cake or spice cake mix to get those warm flavors we all know...
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...
Vegan Bean Burrito

Vegan Bean Burrito

These vegan bean burritos will have you dancing a salsa, while you’re eating salsa! The prepared vegetarian refried beans is the reason that this recipe is so quick and easy to make. The kids can get them all folded and ready to go, and all that is left to do is...
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...
Beet & Potato Salad

Beet & Potato Salad

This beet & potato salad recipe is a European style salad that is as easy to put together as it is to enjoy. But I get it. Salad…who wants another one of those, right? Vegan diets don’t have to be boring salad and greens. You can totally change it up...
Kiwi Mango Chai Protein Smoothie

Kiwi Mango Chai Protein Smoothie

About Plant-Based Protein Powder Plant-based protein powder has for a while been less effective than it’s dairy counterparts. Today, vegan protein powders have been taken to a whole other level thanks to Clean Green Protein. We have a smoothie recipe that will...
Banana Raspberry Chai Protein Smoothie

Banana Raspberry Chai Protein Smoothie

About Plant-Based Protein Powder Plant-based protein powder has for a while been less effective than it’s dairy counterparts. Today, vegan protein powders have been taken to a whole other level thanks to Clean Green Protein. We have a smoothie recipe that will...
Vegan Spinach Cream Pasta

Vegan Spinach Cream Pasta

You will love this vegan spinach cream pasta. This is a hearty and nutritional pasta that can be whipped up quickly on those evenings when you walk in from work tired and hungry. This Vegan Spinach Cream Pasta Recipe is: an easy vegan meal very filling and hearty,...
Mushroom Leek Soup

Mushroom Leek Soup

This mushroom leek soup is so rich and creamy, but the flavors are light and simple. It pairs perfectly with a quiet evening at home. Maybe put the kids to bed early and enjoy this one with a glass of red wine. You deserve it! This Mushroom Leek Soup Recipe is: an...
Vegan Potato Corn Chowder

Vegan Potato Corn Chowder

We love this vegan potato corn chowder soup. The addition of cauliflower rice and parsley really makes this recipe stand out! Plus, this soup is delicious! It can be made, and stored, in the fridge to be eaten for a few days. For larger families, or to have again...
Hot and Sour Noodle Bowl

Hot and Sour Noodle Bowl

For this hot and sour noodle bowl, you will be asked to make it again and again. My family was rushing to get seconds, of this delicious soup, when I made it the other day. The balance between the sweet and sour is absolutely delicious. Forget about that fast food...
Sweet Apple & Raspberry Grits

Sweet Apple & Raspberry Grits

Sweet apple & raspberry grits are an excellent option, in the morning. Do you eat breakfast in the morning? Some folks might fast, others might need to fill the tank up early as soon as they wake up. Whatever you do, this is a great new option for your plant-based...
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...
Sweet & Spicy Cabbage Salad

Sweet & Spicy Cabbage Salad

This sweet & spicy cabbage salad will really brighten up your day. Cabbage for me has always been one of those things that I love to add to a salad to really have some color when I make large mixes for parties. The crisp and crunchy feeling it provides really...
Irish Coffee Frozen Yogurt

Irish Coffee Frozen Yogurt

This Irish Coffee frozen yogurt will help you satisfy your sweet tooth and do an Irish jig at the same time. Easy to make and so delicious. Just a few simple ingredients and you are on your way to a Happy St. Paddy’s Day any time of year! Irish Coffee Frozen...
The Best Vegan Hot Dog Recipe

The Best Vegan Hot Dog Recipe

You have got to try this vegan hot dog recipe. I know that there are lots of ways to eat “not-dogs,” but this version has been a favorite in our household for years, and the broccoli sprouts add a punch of extra nutrition. We make ours on the George...
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...
Vegan Cheesy-Dog Wontons

Vegan Cheesy-Dog Wontons

I never would have thought that I would love these vegan cheesy-dog wontons, as much as I do, but they are so good. We are all about the unexpected deliciousness for this one, folks! The kids will have a blast creating this quick and easy fun-food recipe. Putting...
Chickpea Salad With Avocado Sandwich

Chickpea Salad With Avocado Sandwich

This chickpea salad with avocado sandwich really hits the spot. This recipe has so much flavor, that it will brighten up your day. Since making the recipe is so simple, your kids might even enjoy making it with you. Your plant-based family can make this for lunch,...
Winter Vegan Salad Recipe

Winter Vegan Salad Recipe

This vegan salad recipe is sweet, crisp and spicy. It makes an excellent lunch to perk you up in the middle of the day, or a lovely light dinner that will leave you room for dessert. This Vegan Salad Recipe is: easy to make totally satisfying a great side item to your...
Raw Vegan Fennel Salad Recipe

Raw Vegan Fennel Salad Recipe

This raw vegan fennel salad recipe is light and crisp as well as very filling. The base of the salad is arugula, which of course has a ton of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to keep your immune system strong. Did you know that arugula is also high in folic acid?...
Warm Potato Leek Soup

Warm Potato Leek Soup

This warm potato leek soup recipe is one of our favorites. The fact that it is vegan, deliciously healthy and is filling enough to enjoy any time of year, makes it rise to the top of our favorite easy plant-based meals. The quick wild rice helps to make it into a...
Vegan Mediterranean-Style Flat Bread

Vegan Mediterranean-Style Flat Bread

You truly can not choose an easier recipe then this Mediterranean-Style Flat Bread. The best part is that everyone can make it specific to them. Honestly, all that a mom or dad has to do here is bake the instant pizza dough and slice the veggies. Then let the kiddos...
Cheesy Vegan Coney Island Nachos

Cheesy Vegan Coney Island Nachos

Who said you can’t have nachos for dinner? Not this guy! These days it’s so easy to grab a few ingredients and make an amazing vegan nachos recipe for dinner! This recipe is perfect for someone who LOVES nachos and cheese, but is still trying to adjust....
Vegan Cherry Tomato Pasta

Vegan Cherry Tomato Pasta

This recipe is the king of easy vegan pasta recipes. The mixture of the subtle tartness of the cherry tomatoes and the zing of the cayenne pepper really heat this dish up. If you are cooking at home for your special someone, then this dish is sure to spice up the...
Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup with Rice

Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup with Rice

Vegan tomato soup at it’s best. This creamy vegan tomato soup recipe is exactly what you have been looking for. Satisfying and perfect with a grilled cheese or by itself. A great addition to your plant-based family. In this easy vegan meal, the white rice and...
Cauliflower Risotto with Roasted Red Peppers

Cauliflower Risotto with Roasted Red Peppers

This recipe is not only quick and easy to make, but it is also wonderfully satisfying. We love cauliflower recipes here at Lean Green DAD. It is a vital part of our plant-based meal plans. The red peppers being roasted give the dish more of an enhanced flavor. The...
Vegan Black Beans & Rice Recipe

Vegan Black Beans & Rice Recipe

With just three steps, this vegan black beans and rice recipe is a great go-to meal for your busy plant-based family. What makes this such a quick meal to create is using microwaveable rice packages. The black beans are a wonderful source of protein while the roasted...
Easy Water Chestnuts & Broccoli with Mushrooms Recipe

Easy Water Chestnuts & Broccoli with Mushrooms Recipe

This easy vegan meal of water chestnuts & broccoli with mushrooms is full of awesome nutrition and a crunchy satisfaction for your plant-based family! The crunch of freshly-sliced water chestnuts is like no other. At our house, we prefer to buy them whole, peeled,...
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...
Vegan Red Curry Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Red Curry Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is a high-fiber, low-carb alternative to rice that your family will love. Often times found in the frozen section of your grocery store, this awesome addition to your easy vegan meals is packed with a number of antioxidants and vitamins. The product...
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 Hominy and Black Bean Salad

Vegan Hominy and Black Bean Salad

This vegan hominy and black bean salad gives you a chance to try something new to your plant-based meal plans! Perhaps you are not familiar with hominy, but you should be! Hominy can sometimes be difficult to find in certain stores, so you might have to ask, but since...
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...
Roasted Corn and Peppers Recipe

Roasted Corn and Peppers Recipe

This roasted corn and peppers recipe is versatile and filling, and my kids never turn it down! It can be used it to fill tortillas and make fiesta burritos, or even use it to fill tacos on taco night! This recipe is a wonderful addition to a busy night for your...
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...
The Ultimate Vegan BLT Sandwich: The PBLT!

The Ultimate Vegan BLT Sandwich: The PBLT!

The best vegan BLT sandwich is here and it tastes just like you want it to…deeelish! You can cal it “The Plant Bacon Lettuce & Tomato” or “The Plant Broccoli-Sprouts Lettuce & Tomato. Either way you say it – this is a delicious gourmet vegan BLT...
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...
Simple Vegan Hummus Lettuce Wraps!

Simple Vegan Hummus Lettuce Wraps!

Try out this fun and simple vegan lettuce wraps with hummus recipe for one of the quickest meals you will ever make! They are easy to make so you can get your little ones to help out! Add whatever toppings and flavors you’d like! These make for a nutritious...
Awesome Vegan Tempeh Tacos!

Awesome Vegan Tempeh Tacos!

I LOVE Tacos! I think they’re one of the greatest gifts to man. These Awesome Vegan Tempeh Tacos are revolutionary! Perfect for Taco Tuesday or Taco Any-day!  This recipe is warm, hearty and packed with a powerful plant protein punch in every bite! Give them a...