Food allergies and food intolerances are a growing issue around the world, with many kids being affected daily. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50 million Americans suffer from some form of food allergy and 4-6% of children are affected by allergies to food, however allergies can develop at any time during a lifespan.

90% of all food reactions are caused by merely 8 common food allergens. These are eggs, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, wheat and soy. If you’re looking to go plant-based and you have allergies, it can seem like an impossible task, every recipe seems to contain gluten or nuts!

But, worry not, as we have you covered with these healthy and vegan-friendly recipes that won’t trigger an immune-system response in those who are allergic to what seems like everything!

10 Allergy-Friendly Dessert Recipes For Vegans Who Can’t Eat Anything


Strawberry Cupcakes

These fun cupcakes are free of dairy, tree nuts, eggs, soy, peanuts and are made from natural ingredients. To make them gluten-free too, simply swap the all-purpose flour for an alternative such as rice flour or coconut flour. Keep a stash of these on hand for guests or kid-friendly afternoon tea.

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Raw ‘White Chocolate’ Hearts

Great news! Valentines Day isn’t the only day of the year when you can enjoy delicious, rich ‘white chocolate’ – this recipe is actually very nutritious and healthy. These irresistible, cute-shaped hearts have a solid, firm texture and like a fudge consistency with a delicious caramel/white chocolate flavor combo.

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Free-From Frosting

Thick, creamy cupcake frosting and allergy-sufferers don’t have to part ways with this easy recipe. You won’t find any dairy, soy, tree nuts, peanuts, shellfish, fish, eggs or animal products here! Try spreading this on a batch of the above strawberry cupcakes, banana bread or a moist fluffy brownie. Yum!

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Chocolate Mousse

Gluten free, egg free, dairy free, soy free, peanut free, shellfish free, fish free yet uber tasteful this recipe also makes a vegan-friendly mousse which also contains no avocado (a common ingredient in vegan mousse). You’ll be going back for more than one helping at anytime, anywhere.

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Oatmeal Applesauce Cookies

Everyone, including people with allergies need a little something sweet once in a while. However, omitting common cookie ingredients can be tricky if you don’t know suitable replacements. Thankfully, with this awesome recipe you can feel safe knowing you have served a delicious plate of cookies that won’t make people sick.

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Dairy-Free Microwave Popcorn

Did someone say Netflix and homemade popcorn? Commonly, store-purchased popcorn has dairy, artificial additives or allergens – but this recipe is quick, easy, cheap and super tasty. Top with your favourite sweet-stuff like caramel or coconut sugar. Yes please!

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Fudgy Raisin Oatmeal Protein Balls

Worried about getting enough protein without tree nuts, fish, and other animal products? Well worry not because this recipe has you covered with fudgy raisin oatmeal balls that are packed with protein and made from delicious plant-based ingredients. Who would known that white beans could turn into such a brilliant snack/dessert?

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Flour-Less Banana Fudge Muffins

Bananas can help reduce stress and boast wondrous versatility. They’re also the perfect baking ingredient to replace dairy products, eggs or even flour as they bind things together. Because of their soft, fudgy texture – these flourless banana muffins are strikingly like cookie dough!

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One-Pan Crazy Mocha Chocolate Cake

Short on time? Can’t be stuffed with dishes? Serving someone or yourself with the top 8 allergies? This recipe will become your new favourite, deliciously indulgent dessert. Guaranteed to be a hit with guests, especially children!

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Chocolate Chunk Blondies

Yes, they’re vegan and yes, they’re free from the aforementioned allergens. Does it get better than that? It does when you taste how truly delicious they are. However we should give a fair warning that once served fresh out of the oven – there simply won’t be any leftovers…

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