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Elizabeth Shah, Healthy Midwestern Girl

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Hot, Sweet and Spicy BBQ Vegan Grilled Eggplant Recipe

Vegan Sweet and Spicy Grilled Eggplant

Eggplant is one of those foods I was in love with long before I became vegan, whether in baba ganoush, ratatouille, or my favorite vegetable lasagna recipe. After going vegan, I started looking for...
Vegan Carrot Cake Bliss Balls for An Instant Energy Burst

Vegan Carrot Cake Bliss Balls for An Instant Energy Burst

If you’re looking for a go-to energy ball recipe healthy enough to eat every day, this Carrot Cake Energy Balls recipe checks all the boxes! 1) it uses super-nutritious ingredients that taste delicious and work...
This Is the Vegan Chili Every Meat Lover Needs to Make

This Is the Vegan Chili Every Meat Lover Needs to Make

This mushroom and bean chili recipe is the latest version of probably a dozen or more rich and ‘meaty’ plant-based chilis I’ve been cooking up most of my life. What I always strive to...
Dinner's Ready With This One Pot Vegan Coconut Lentil Curry

Dinner’s Ready With This One Pot Vegan Coconut Lentil Curry

When I first went vegan, this one-pot coconut curried lentils, rice, and greens recipe was one of the very first dishes I created, and it’s still a favorite at our house. We eat this...
Vegan Lentil and Turnip Chowder With Lemon and Dill

Vegan Lentil and Turnip Chowder With Lemon and Dill

This vegan Lemony Lentil Turnip Chowder is light and hearty (yep, I think soup can be both light and  hearty!), and a tangy, tasty way to pack nutritional variety into your diet. Since ‘soups...
Crispy and Spicy Japanese Vegan Tofu Sushi Bowls With Tempura and Veggies

Crispy and Spicy Japanese Vegan Tofu Sushi Bowls With Tempura and Veggies

These crispy and spicy sushi bowls are packed with all the good stuff we love in sushi—crispy asparagus, spicy sriracha mayo, lightly pickled fresh veggies, and cool creamy avocado. This combination is SO unbelievably...

Healthy Almond Ricotta and Vegan Chocolate Chip Stuffed Cannolis

Making vegan desserts really isn’t all that hard. But making delicious, drool-worthy desserts that are vegan, whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, with a gluten-free option? I’d say that’s a challenge. That’s why I’m extra excited about...
Vegan Garlic, Cheese, and Spinach Pizza Rolls Recipe

Vegan Garlic, Cheese, and Spinach Pizza Rolls Recipe

I’m still trying to master a great, thin-crust Neapolitan-style pizza out of my own kitchen. Until that day arrives (it may never arrive), these vegan Spinach & Cheese Pizza Rolls have become our at-home...
Vegan Chocolate Brownies With Peppermint Candy Cane Frosting

Vegan Chocolate Brownies With Peppermint Candy Cane Frosting

I don’t bake much, but I’ve been on a bit of a quest to come up with vegan desserts that are EXTRA healthy. (Like my Skinny Chocolate Mint Chia Pudding and Skinny Pumpkin Spice...

Cremini Mushroom and Walnut Vegan Bolognese Pasta Sauce

A lot of my recipes are quick and easy, but I’m not gonna lie, this Vegan Mushroom Walnut Bolognese is gonna keep you in the kitchen for an hour, from grabbing the first ingredient...

Healthy Vegan Kale Mushroom Bread Pudding Recipe

Kale Mushroom Bread Pudding has bread, it’s savory and it’s pudding(ish)! It could easily be a HEALTHY vegan dish the whole fam-damily will to grow love (well, at least the grown ups). Holiday food is...