Gluten Free Dairy Free Pancakes From Scratch – 7 Vegan Options

Gluten Free Dairy Free Pancakes From Scratch

I was so very excited to research for this post on the best gluten free dairy free pancakes from scratch. I, along with you, have 7 amazing vegan recipes to choose from.

I generally try to eat the same simple breakfast during the week (usually my anti inflammatory cereal – the super power breakfast), but I give myself permission to spice it up on the weekends. “Spicing” it up usually means some type of gluten free pancakes. Now I have so many options on the weekend! Woohooo! This is especially helpful depending on who I’m cooking for, as well. You see, I have so many different diets and preferences in my family.

Let me give you an example: I am mostly vegan, grain free and sugar free, my nephew is nut free, my other nephew is dairy free, gluten free and mostly grain free. It can get complicated o so quickly!

See my round up below for the best recipes I could find for gluten free dairy free pancakes from scratch. I have highlighted whether they are the following:

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

None of the pancake recipes are raw (although while I type this, I should definitely add a few options! If you come across any yummy raw recipes, let me know in the comments below!).

Gluten Free Dairy Free Pancakes From Scratch
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Banana &
Rice Flour
Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes | simpleveganblog.com
Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes | simpleveganblog.com

By Simple Vegan Blog

Ingredients: 10
Main items:
rice flour, oat flour, bananas, soy milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*contains vanilla)

Why this makes the cut: Another ultra simple recipe naturally sweetened with bananas. 

Get recipe here.

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Banana &
Quinoa
Gluten Free Banana Pancakes | lightorangebean.com
Gluten Free Banana Pancakes | lightorangebean.com

By Light Orange Bean

Ingredients: 10
Main items:
quinoa, banana, gf flour, gf oats

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free (*use nut free dairy free milk)
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: This recipe is sugar free and naturally sweetened banana and stevia. 

Get recipe here.

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Blueberries &
Oats
Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes | 40aprons.com
Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes | 40aprons.com

By 40 Aprons

Ingredients: 15
Main items:
oats, brown rice flour, blueberries, almond milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*contains agave)

Why this makes the cut: Who isn’t a sucker for blueberry pancakes? No one! Plus, it has flax in it and calls for blueberry chia jam – this makes it guilt free. 🙂 

Get recipe here.

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Applesauce &
GF Flour
Gluten-Free Vegan Pancakes | momables.com
Gluten-Free Vegan Pancakes | momables.com

By Momables

Ingredients: 9
Main items:
gf flour, flax, applesauce

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan (*use dairy free milk)
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*contains vanilla)

Why this makes the cut: I love the simplicity of this recipe and that it calls for applesauce (though you will need a pre-made gluten free flour mix). 

Get recipe here.

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Oats &
Millet
Gluten Free Vegan Pancake | forkandbeans.com
Gluten Free Vegan Pancake | forkandbeans.com

By Forks and Beans

Ingredients: 7
Main items:
oats, millet, dairy free milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free (*use nut free dairy free milk)

Why this makes the cut: Pancakes made out of oat flour sounds so hearty and so delicious! 

Get recipe here.

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Buckwheat &
Brown Rice Flour
Easy Vegan & Gluten Free Pancakes | ohsheglows.com
Easy Vegan & Gluten Free Pancakes | ohsheglows.com

By Oh She Glows

Ingredients: 9
Main items:
buckwheat, brown rice flour, almond milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup/agave)

Why this makes the cut: Oh She Glows tops these pancakes with coconut whipped cream & strawberries. Hubba hubba!

Get recipe here.

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Buckwheat &
Almond Butter
Gluten Free Buckwheat Pancakes | lazycatkitchen.com
Gluten Free Buckwheat Pancakes | lazycatkitchen.com

By Lazy Cat Kitchen

Ingredients: 9
Main items:
buckwheat, coconut (or dairy free) milk, almond butter

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup/agave)

Why this makes the cut: This one has almond butter, what a great and delicious addition!

Get recipe here.

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Turkey Stuffing Without Bread Recipes

A turkey stuffing without bread recipes….a challenging task.

I was looking for turkey (actually Tofurky 😉 ) Thanksgiving stuffing without bread recipes, and one that was preferably grain free, dairy free and, as a bonus, vegan. This criteria was not very easy to find. There are a number of grain free thanksgiving stuffing out there but most of them call for meat. I guess this makes sense if you are stuffing a turkey. I was not stuffing turkey though, and wanted both a grain free and vegan option. See the results for my turkey stuffing without bread recipes below. Let me know what you think and if you find any others! The first list is vegan, whereas the second list contains egg/dairy. I provide substitutions though to make all recipes vegan.

I’ve indicated whether the recipes are the following:
✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Raw
✓ Nightshade free

If you don’t see a certain condition noted, you can assume that it doesn’t fulfill it’s criteria.

 

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Mushrooms
No Bread Stuffing | detoxinista.com
No Bread Stuffing | detoxinista.com

By Detoxinista

Ingredients: 9
Main ingredients:
mushrooms, parsnips, carrots

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: An ultra simple recipe with only 9 ingredients that is grain free. No need for the stretchy pants folks! 

Get recipe here.

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Brown & Wild Rice
No Bread Stuffing | detoxinista.com
No Bread Stuffing                         | detoxinista.com

By Detoxinista

Ingredients: 10-13
Main ingredients:
brown & wild rice, mushrooms, celery

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: Another wonderful recipe from Detoxinista. With rice, veggies and flavourful spices, this makes for an enticing recipe. 

Get recipe here.

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Cauliflower Rice
No Bread Stuffing | insonnetskitchen.com
No Bread Stuffing | insonnetskitchen.com

By In Sonnet’s Kitchen

Ingredients: 11
Main ingredients:
cauliflower rice, celery, pecans

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: I’m a sucker for cauliflower rice, you get rice without the grain. 🙂 Complete with veggies, “rice” and pecans, this makes for a delicious holiday recipe. 

Get recipe here.

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Almond Flour & Apple
No Bread Stuffing | mommypotamus.com
No Bread Stuffing | mommypotamus.com

By Mommy Potamus

Ingredients: 13
Main ingredients:
almond flour, celery, apple, dates

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Dairy free
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free

Note: calls for eggs, to make vegan replace the following with:
1 egg –> 1 tablespoon ground chia + 3 tablespoons water

Why this makes the cut: This is my kind of Fall stuffing with dates, apple and almond flour. Hubba, hubba! Veganize with my note above. 

Get recipe here.

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Almond Flour & Cranberries
No Bread Stuffing | janssushibar.com
No Bread Stuffing | janssushibar.com

By Jans Sushi Bar

Ingredients: 15
Main ingredients:
almond flour, celery, cranberries

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*contains honey)

Note: calls for eggs, butter & chicken stock, to make veggie/vegan replace the following with:
1 egg –> 1 tablespoon ground chia + 3 tablespoons water
butter –> vegan butter
chicken stock –> veggie broth

Why this makes the cut: Similar to the recipe above, this grain free stuffing is sweetened with honey and cranberries. It’s perfect for those who like dessert with dinner. 🙂 

Get recipe here.

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Basic Vegan Mashed Potatoes – 7 Recipes

Basic Vegan Mashed Potatoes | happygut.ca

Who would have thought that there would be so many variations for basic vegan mashed potatoes? Oh, but there is! I searched far and wide and came up with the following delicious recipes for basic vegan mashed potatoes. All the recipes have fewer than 10 ingredients (woohoo!) and are made with whole foods. I’ve separated the recipes from those of the traditional style of mashed potatoes (i.e. mostly potatoes) from those with a fun twist (see below for recipes with cauliflower and navy beans).

I’ve indicated whether the recipes are the following:
✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

If you don’t see a certain condition noted, you can assume that it doesn’t fulfill it’s criteria. None of the recipes are raw and, as the name suggests, none of them are nightshade free as they all require potatoes. (I usually indicate on my posts whether recipes are raw and nightshade free).

Let me know what you think of the list. 🙂

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Almond Milk
Basic Vegan Mashed Potatoes
Basic Vegan Mashed Potatoes | happygut.ca

By HappyGut

Ingredients: 8
Main ingredients:
potatoes, almond milk, garlic

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: Disclaimer: this my creation. 🙂 I wanted mashed potatoes and I had almond milk. I couldn’t find a vegan mashed potato recipe that called for almond milk so I created one myself. It was really yummy! See how to veganize this recipe with the instructions above. 

Get recipe here.

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Coconut Milk
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | thevegan8.com
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | thevegan8

By The Vegan 8

Ingredients: 7
Main ingredients:
potatoes, coconut milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Get recipe here.

Why this makes the cut: Coconut milk, which I love, sounds like it would make the mashed potatoes creamy and delicious. 

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Olive Oil
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | wellvegan.com
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | wellvegan.com

By Well Vegan

Ingredients: 6
Main ingredients:
potatoes, olive oil, garlic

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: No (dairy free) milk? No problem. Got garlic? Great! These mashed potatoes with garlic and olive oil sound so appetizing! 

Get recipe here.

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Vegan Butter
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | minimalistbaker.com
Mashed Potatoes | minimalistbaker

By Minimalist Baker

Ingredients: 6
Main ingredients:
potatoes, garlic, vegan butter

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: Made without (dairy) milk and oil, these mashed potatoes have plenty of garlic and are topped with chives. YUM. 

Get recipe here.

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Cauliflower
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | loveandlemons.com
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | loveandlemons.com

By Love and Lemons

Ingredients: 8-9
Main ingredients:
potatoes, cauliflower, garlic, olive oil

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: A great way to reduce the amount of potatoes in your mashed potatoes. 

Get recipe here.

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Eggplant
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | blissfulbasil.com
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | blissfulbasil.com

By Blissful Basil

Ingredients: 8-9
Main ingredients:
potatoes, eggplant, cauliflower, cashews

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: I love that the main ingredients in these mashed potatoes are eggplant, cauliflower and cashews! It sounds absolutely delectable! 

Get recipe here.

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Navy Beans 
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | ohsheglows.com
Vegan Mashed Potatoes | ohsheglows.com

By Oh She Glows

Ingredients: 8-9
Main ingredients:
potatoes, navy beans, vegan butter

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: Protein rich mashed potatoes that you can eat as the main meal instead of the side. 

Get recipe here.

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Best Vegan Gravy Ever Recipe – 6 Options

Best Vegan Gravy Ever Recipe

I call this one the best vegan gravy ever recipe. Why “the best gravy recipe ever”, you ask? I searched for the cleanest vegan gravy recipes online that I came across many on different blogs. I picked out the ones that were (mostly) made from whole foods, with ingredients you would likely find in your pantry. I also curated the recipes based on some dietary restrictions.

I’ve indicated whether the recipes are the following:
✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Raw
✓ Nightshade free

If you don’t see a certain condition noted, you can assume that it doesn’t fulfill it’s criteria.

I’ve separated the vegan gravy recipes between those recipes that use mushrooms and those that don’t (some people love mushrooms while others don’t 🙂 ) . Do let me know what you think of my list and what improvements can be made. 🙂

Best Vegan Gravy Ever Recipe With Mushrooms 

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Gravy with Flour & Veggie Broth
Best Vegan Gravy Ever Recipe
Best Vegan Gravy Ever Recipe | happygut.ca

By HappyGut

Filling ingredients: 10
Main ingredients: mushrooms, rice flour, veggie broth, nutritional yeast

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Nightshade free

Why this makes the cut:Full disclaimer, this is my recipe and, its delicious, if I don’t say so myself. 🙂

Get recipe here.

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Gravy with Flour & Almond Milk
Vegan Gravy | minimalistbaker.com
Vegan Gravy | minimalistbaker.com

By Minimalist Baker

Filling ingredients: 10
Main ingredients: mushrooms, almond milk, veggie broth, flour

✓ Gluten free (*replace with gluten free flour)
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Nightshade free

Why this makes the cut:This one sounds similar to my gravy, but sounds deliciously creamy with the addition of almond milk. 

Get recipe here.

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Gravy with Veggie Broth
Vegan Gravy | vegkitchen.com
Vegan Gravy | vegkitchen.com

By Veg Kitchen

Filling ingredients: 6
Main ingredients:
mushrooms, veggie broth, nutritional yeast, arrowroot/cornstarch

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Nightshade free

Why this makes the cut:With only 6 ingredients, this recipe sounds super quick and very appetizing. 

Get recipe here.

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Best Vegan Gravy Ever Recipe Without Mushrooms 

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Gravy with Tahini & Blackstrap Molasses
Vegan Gravy | ohsheglows.com
Vegan Gravy | ohsheglows.com

By Oh She Glows

Filling ingredients: 12
Main ingredients: veggie broth, nutritional yeast, tahini, balsamic vinegar, blackstrap molasses

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Nightshade free

Why this makes the cut:With tahini and molasses (and garlic and mustard), this recipe is so unique and so enticing. 

Get recipe here.

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Gravy with (Vegan) Butter & Flour
Vegan Gravy | kitchentreaty.com
Vegan Gravy | kitchentreaty.com

By Kitchen Treaty

Filling ingredients: 5
Main ingredients: (vegan) butter, flour, veggie broth

✓ Gluten free (*replace with gluten free flour)
✓ Vegan (*use vegan butter)
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Nightshade free

Why this makes the cut:With only 5 ingredients with ingredients you are likely to find in your kitchen, this recipe is very attractive! 

Get recipe here.

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Gravy with Olive Oil & Marmite 
Vegan Gravy | themuffinmyth.com
Vegan Gravy | themuffinmyth.com

By The Muffin Myth

Filling ingredients: 8
Main ingredients: olive oil, flour, nutritional yeast, veggie broth

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Nightshade free

Why this makes the cut: Another super simple recipe with marmite. You had me at marmite. 🙂 

Get recipe here.

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Best Vegan Lentil Loaf Recipe – 8 Options

Best Vegan Lentil Loaf Recipe

I’m surprised I did a post on the best vegan lentil loaf recipe. To be honest, I never cared much for normal meatloaf growing up. I probably have had meatloaf only once in my life, and didn’t like it very much. The only thing I did like about meatloaf was the sauce or the gravy that accompanied it.

Fast forward about 20 years and I was craving that gravy. What can I eat with gravy, I thought. Well, being on a (mostly) anti-inflammatory diet I can’t have meatloaf or potatoes but what I can have is a lentil loaf. Aha! Brilliant! Well done Kiran. 🙂

And so, I was on the search for the best lentil loaf recipe. My friend Fatima was coming over for dinner and I need a recipe that would not disappoint.

I searched for a really long time for the best vegan lentil loaf recipe. In searching for the best vegan lentil loaf recipe I also came across of many vegan loafs that were made without lentils. I did a separate post on these non-lentil loafs recipes that you can find on my blog post for the best vegan meatloaf recipe.

I hunted for lentil loaf recipes that were clean, made with whole food ingredients, along with being easy to make and delicious. I tried to search for unique recipes that would cater to everyone’s unique dietary needs and preferences (God knows, I have my share of them!).

Let me know what you think of my curation for the best vegan lentil loaf recipe. Have I missed any lentil loafs that you think I should include? Let me know in the comments below. 🙂

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Oats & Spinach
Vegan Lentil Loaf | www.healthpursuit.com
Vegan Lentil Loaf | www.healthpursuit.com

By Healthful Pursuit

Ingredients: 24
Main ingredients: green lentils, spinach, oats, almond flour

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup)

Why this makes the cut: A green lentil loaf with oats & almond flour, topped with a bbq sauce made with Sriracha. YUM. 

Get recipe here. 

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Oats & Ketchup
Vegan Lentil Loaf | produceonparade.com
Vegan Lentil Loaf | produceonparade.com

By Produce On Parade

Ingredients: 22
Main ingredients: oats, red lentils, ketchup

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: A healthy lentil loaf complete with oats, lentils, flax, nutritional yeast and tahini.

Get recipe here.

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Oats & Walnuts
Vegan Lentil Loaf | ohsheglows.com
Vegan Lentil Loaf | ohsheglows.com

By Oh She Glows

Ingredients: 22
Main ingredients: lentils, oats, breadcrumbs, walnuts, apple, raisins

✓ Gluten free (*use gluten free breadcrumbs and oats)
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup)

Why this makes the cut: A recipe for all you sweet lovers. A loaf with apples and raisins topped with a sweet glaze sauce.

Get recipe here.

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Walnuts & Seeds
Vegan Lentil Loaf | themuffinmyth.com
Vegan Lentil Loaf | themuffinmyth.com

By The Muffin Myth

Ingredients: 21
Main ingredients: green lentils, walnuts, sunflower seeds

✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*has maple syrup)

Why this makes the cut: The combination of nuts, seeds, carrots and raisins in this loaf makes for a hearty and full-flavoured meal. 

Get recipe here.

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Cornmeal
Vegan Lentil Loaf | thevegan8.com
Vegan Lentil Loaf | thevegan8.com

By The Vegan 8

Ingredients: 10 (without sauce)
Main ingredients: green lentils, bbq sauce, cornmeal, corn

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup)

Why this makes the cut: The only grain free and gluten free loaf I came across. Plus, it sounds spicy and delectable. 

Get recipe here.

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Sweet Potato
Vegan Lentil Loaf | glutenfreehope.blogspot.ca
Vegan Lentil Loaf | glutenfreehope.blogspot.ca

By Gluten Free Hope

Ingredients: 20
Main ingredients: red lentils, sweet potato, quinoa, parsley

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup)

Why this makes the cut: A unique and healthy loaf filled with quinoa, sweet potatoes and kale. 

Get recipe here.

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Chickpeas
Vegan Lentil Loaf | rachelcarr.com
Vegan Lentil Loaf | rachelcarr.com

By Rachel Carr

Ingredients: 18
Main ingredients: lentils, chickpeas, breadcrumbs/oats

✓ Gluten free (*use gluten free breadcrumbs and oats)
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: A hearty and protein packed loaf with celery, carrots, chickpeas and lentils. 

Get recipe here.

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Rice & Walnuts
Best Vegan Lentil Loaf Recipe
Best Vegan Lentil Loaf Recipe | happygut.ca

By HappyGut

Ingredients: 24
Main ingredients: lentils, walnuts, breadcrumbs

✓ Gluten free (*use gluten free breadcrumbs)
✓ Vegan
✓ Sugar free
✓ Nightshade free

Why this makes the cut: Full disclosure, this is my recipe creation. 🙂  This is the only nightshade free lentil loaf (this is the reason I created it) topped with a vegan mushroom gravy. 

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Best Vegan Meatloaf Recipe – 6 Options

Best Vegan Meatloaf Recipe

This post for the best vegan meatloaf recipe is similar to my post on the best vegan lentil loaf recipe. The difference is that the recipes found in this post are without lentils while the lentil loaf is made with lentils, as the name suggests. 🙂

For me, sometimes my gut is okay with lentils and sometimes it’s not. Sometimes my gut’s okay with beans and sometimes it’s not. Sometimes my gut’s okay with tempeh and sometimes it’s not. You get the drift. 😉

I originally was going to combine the lentil loaf recipes with this post on the best vegan meatloaf recipe but ended up with 14 recipes in total! I tried to cut some recipes out but they were but it was really hard. They all seemed unique, delicious and worthy of making the cut. In the end, I decided to do two separate posts, one for the best vegan meatloaf recipe and one for the best lentil loaf recipes.

Sorry for the long explanation, I was probably trying to justify separating the lists more to me than you to you. 😛

Anyway, see my curated list below best vegan meatloaf recipe. 🙂

Between this post and the post on the best lentil loaf recipe you should find a vegan loaf to fit all of your needs. Do let me know if there you are further limited in your diet and I will see if I can come up with one that fits your needs as well.

To healthy happy guts everywhere! 🙂

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Beans & Avocado
Vegan Meatloaf | ambitiouskitchen.com
Vegan Meatloaf | ambitiouskitchen

By Ambitious Kitchen

Ingredients: 21
Main ingredients: black beans, corn, oat flour, oats, avocado

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: This one sounds like a burrito flavoured vegan loaf complete with an avocado sauce. That sounds absolutely delightful. 

Get recipe here.

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Pinto & Chickpeas
Vegan Meatloaf | backtoherroots.com
Vegan Meatloaf | backtoherroots.com

By Back To Her Roots

Ingredients: 15
Main ingredients: chickpeas, pinto beans, oats, sunflower seeds, ketchup

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: This one is for all of you bean lovers! I sure am one. 🙂

Get recipe here.

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Chickpeas
Vegan Meatloaf | chowvegan.com
Vegan Meatloaf | chowvegan.com

By Chow Vegan

Filling ingredients: 15
Main ingredients: chickpeas, breadcrumbs, vital wheat gluten

✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free (*walnut optional)
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: A perfect hearty weekday meal with ingredients you are likely to have on hand. 

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Tempeh & Ketchup
Vegan Meatloaf | thriftyveggiemama.com
Vegan Meatloaf | thriftyveggiemama.com

By Thrifty Veggie Mama

Ingredients: 13
Main ingredients: tempeh, oats, ketchup

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan (*use vegan seasoning)
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup)

Why this makes the cut: A super simple loaf made with ingredients you are likely to find in your fridge. 

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Tempeh & Oats
Vegan Meatloaf | forkandbeans.com
Vegan Meatloaf | forkandbeans.com

By Fork and Beans

Ingredients: 15
Main ingredients: tempeh, sunflower seeds, oats, parsley

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup)

Why this makes the cut: Three words: vegan meatloaf cupcakes. Intrigued? Go check out the recipe. 

Get recipe here.

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Sweet Potato & Tofu
Vegan Meatloaf | blog.fatfreevegan.com
Vegan Meatloaf | blog.fatfreevegan.com

By Fat Free Vegan

Ingredients: 20
Main ingredients: sweet potato, tofu, cannellini beans, quinoa flakes/oatmeal

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free (*walnut optional)
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: This one is definitely unique and so enticing with sweet potato, cannellini beans and walnuts. 

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The Best Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe – 13 Yummy Options

The Best Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe

In the search for the best vegan pumpkin pie recipe, I looked at many options on different blogs. Though, in the end, I decided to make my own version, I wanted to share those recipes that I had marked “to make soon.” I always like to have different meal options available depending on who I am cooking for. We have many different dietary needs in my family so I have to be very careful. I can have a vegan pumpkin pie made out of tofu, for example, but my nephew cannot. I’ve laid out the best vegan pumpkin pie recipes I came across and their corresponding diet details. Let me know if you find this helpful.

You’ll find recipes that are gluten free, grain free, vegan, soy free, nut free, sugar free and raw. All of the recipes are nightshade free, as well.

The number of ingredients and main items listed are for the pie fillings only and not the crust.

For more allergy friendly options, check out my options for a gluten free dairy free pie crust and a vegan whipped cream recipe.

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Coconut Milk
Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe Coconut Milk
Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe Coconut Milk | HappyGut.ca

By HappyGut

Ingredients: 10
Main items:
pumpkin puree, sugar, coconut milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free

Why this makes the cut: Full disclaimer, this is my recipe. 🙂 I created it because I couldn’t find another pie that was vegan with coconut milk. It came out absolutely delicious. 

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Almond Milk
Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie | minimalistbaker.com
Vegan Pumpkin Pie | minimalistbaker

By Minimalist Baker

Ingredients: 8
Main items:
pumpkin puree, maple syrup, brown sugar, almond milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free

Why this makes the cut: Made with almond milk, this recipe is so simple (as the name suggests) and sounds so delectable. 

Get recipe here.

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Cashews
Vegan Pumpkin Pie From Scratch | HealthyHappyLife.com
Vegan Pumpkin | HealthyHappyLife.com

By Healthy Happy Life

Ingredients: 10
Main items:
squash/pumpkin, vegan cream cheese, cashews, maple syrup

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*contains maple syrup)

Why this makes the cut: The sounds of cashews in pumpkin pie just makes my mouth water.  

Get recipe here.

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Oats
chocolatecoveredkatie.com
chocolatecoveredkatie.com

By Chocolate Covered Katie

Ingredients: 10
Main items:
pumpkin/
sweet potato puree, coconut milk, rolled oats

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free

Why this makes the cut: I like that this recipe has oats in it, I suspects that it will add a denser (more like “regular” vegan pumpkin pie) texture.  

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The Best Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe NO BAKE with…

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 Almond/Dairy  Milk
No Bake Pumpkin Pie | Minimalist Baker
No Bake Pumpkin Pie | Minimalist Baker

By Minimalist Baker

Ingredients: 7
Main items:
pumpkin puree, cornstarch, sugar, dairy free milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan (*recommends almond or dairy milk)
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free (*recommends almond or dairy milk)
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: If you dig your no bake pies, this one will not disappoint. The recipe recommends almond or dairy milk, so choose whichever you have handy! 

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Coconut Milk
No Bake Pumpkin Pie with Coconut Milk | thespunkycoconut.com
No Bake Pumpkin Pie | thespunkycoconut.com

By The Spunky Coconut

Ingredients: 9-10
Main items:
coconut milk, pumpkin puree, coconut sugar, vanilla stevia

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: Another no bake pie with coconut milk. If you can’t have nuts or dairy, this is a great option! 

Get recipe here.

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Chocolate
Chocolate Pumpkin Pie | Chocolate Covered Katie
Chocolate Pumpkin Pie | Chocolate Covered Katie

By Chocolate Covered Katie

Ingredients: 6
Main items:
pumpkin puree, cocoa powder, chocolate chips

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: This one has chocolate. Need I say more? 

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Banana
Pumpkin Pie No Bake with Banana | rawrevive.com
Pumpkin Pie No Bake with Banana | rawrevive.com

By Raw Revive

Ingredients: 8
Main items:
pumpkin, dates, banana, almond milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: No guilt, sugar free pumpkin pie naturally sweetened with banana. Yay! 

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Shredded Pumpkin
Pumpkin Pie No Bake with Shredded Pumpkin | blog.fablunch.com
Pumpkin Pie No Bake | blog.fablunch.com

By Fablunch

Ingredients: 9
Main items:
shredded pumpkin/squash, coconut milk, dates

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*calls for maple syrup or another sweetener)
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: Another no bake sugar free option sweetened with dates and maple syrup.

Get recipe here.

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Spiced & Salted
Spiced & Salted Pumpkin Mini Pies | mynewroots.org
Spiced & Salted Pumpkin Mini Pies | mynewroots.org

By My New Roots

Ingredients: 11
Main items:
pumpkin puree, sugar, arrowroot powder

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free

Why this makes the cut: I’ll take sugar and spiced anything any day! 

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Chocolate
Chocolate Vegan Pumpkin Pie | heendlessmeal.com
Chocolate Vegan Pumpkin Pie | theendlessmeal.com

By The Endless Meal

Ingredients: 9
Main items:
pumpkin puree, brown sugar, tofu, chocolate chips

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free

Why this makes the cut: Another chocolate recipe. You can NEVER have too much chocolate. 🙂 

Get recipe here.

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Baked Pumpkin/Squash
Easy Vegan Pumpkin Pie
Easy Vegan Pumpkin Pie | vegkitchen.com

By VegKitchen

Ingredients: 6
Main item:
baked squash/pumpkin, tofu, sugar

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free

Why this makes the cut: Another simple tofu recipe with only 6 ingredients! 

Get recipe here.

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Pumpkin Puree
Pumpkin PIe with Tofu & Pureed Pumpkin | aroundmyfamilytable.com
Vegan Pumpkin Pie | aroundmyfamilytable.com

By Around My Family Table

Ingredients: 10
Main items:
pumpkin puree, tofu, sugar

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Nut free

Why this makes the cut: In case you can’t have nuts and coconut, here is a simple recipe made with tofu. 

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Gluten Free Dairy Free Pie Crust – 8 Easy Recipes!

I searched far and wide for an amazing gluten free dairy free pie crust. It turns out there’s many of them! I’ve narrowed it down to 10 gluten free dairy free pie crust recipes. I choose those that I thought were cleanest (i.e. recipes made out of whole foods with ingredients that you would have in your pantry), had the fewest ingredients and that seemed the easiest to make.

They all look superb though the only one I have personally tried is Elana’s. I’d love to hear back about which gluten free dairy free pie crust recipe you choose and why 🙂

I’ve identified if the following recipes are:

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Raw

If you don’t see any of those noted, you can assume that it doesn’t fulfill the criteria.

All of these gluten free dairy free pie crust recipes are nightshade free. 🙂

Check out my recipe for the best vegan pumpkin pie recipe and my vegan whipped cream recipe.

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Chia
Paleo Vegan Pie Crust | Janeshealthykitchen.com
Paleo Vegan Pie Crust | Janeshealthykitchen.com

By Jane’s Health Kitchen

Number of ingredients: 7
Main ingredients: chia seeds, arrowroot powder, coconut

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*contains honey/sweetener)

Why this makes the cut: It’s grain free and vegan (not an easy find) with chia seeds! 

Get recipe here.

 

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Almond Flour & Egg
Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe Coconut Milk
Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe Coconut Milk | HappyGut.ca

By Elana’s Pantry

Number of ingredients: 4
Main ingredients: almond flour, coconut oil, egg

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Dairy free
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*contains honey)

Why this makes the cut: Though not vegan, it is grain free and super delicious (I know because I tried it). 

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Sweet Potato
By Food.com

Number of ingredients: 5
Main ingredients: sweet potato, rice flour

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: I thought this one was quite unique with sweet potato. 

Get recipe here.

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Chickpea Flour
By Meghan Telpner

Number of ingredients: 10
Main ingredients: rice flour, chickpea flour, arrowroot starch

✓ Gluten free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free

Why this makes the cut: Protein rich, with chickpea flour, and made with buckwheat flour this crust seems to very similar to “normal” pie crust in it’s texture. 

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Oats
No-Bake-Pie-Crust | Minimalistbaker.com
No-Bake-Pie-Crust | Minimalistbaker.com

By Minimalist Baker

Number of ingredients: 4
Main ingredients: dates, nuts, oats

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Raw
✓ Sugar free (*has dates)

Why this makes the cut: Ultra simple and delicious with dates, nuts and oats. 

Get recipe here.

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Almond Flour
Gluten Free Pie Crust | chocolatecoveredkatie.com
Gluten Free Pie Crust | chocolatecoveredkatie.com

By Chocolate Covered Katie

Number of ingredients: 5
Main ingredients: almond flour, coconut oil

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free (*maple syrup is optional)

Why this makes the cut: This is one is packed with protein (almond flour) and has the option to be completely sugar free. 

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Pecan Butter
By Real Food Forager

Number of ingredients: 5
Main ingredients: pecan butter, coconut flour, coconut oil

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Sugar free
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: Made with pecan butter, coconut oil and honey, this ones sounds so delicious! 

Get recipe here.

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Coconut Flour & Egg
By Coconut Mama

Number of ingredients: 5
Main ingredients: coconut oil, coconut flour

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Dairy free
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*contains honey)
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: Though not vegan, this is a nut free and grain free crust made with coconut flour (instead of the more commonly used almond flour). 

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Vegan Whipped Cream Recipe – 5 Options

Vegan Whipped Cream Recipe | HappyGut.ca

You know what’s better than a whipped cream recipe? A vegan whipped cream recipe. And, you know what’s better than a vegan whipped cream recipe?

Options for easy vegan whipped cream recipes 🙂

I initially started my search for a vegan whipped cream recipe with coconut but didn’t know that there were so many options out there! Coconut is the norm for a vegan whipped cream recipe but I also came across recipes with almonds, cashews and tofu. You should be able to find a vegan whipped cream recipe that caters to your dietary needs / preferences.

Note that the only vegan whipped cream recipe I have tried has been with coconut. That worked well, but I haven’t personally tried the other variations. Let me know how it goes on your end! 🙂

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Coconut Milk
Coconut Cream | Minimalist Baker
Coconut Cream | Minimalist Baker

By Minimalist Baker

Number of ingredients: 2-3
Main ingredients: coconut milk, icing/powdered sugar

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: This seems like the perfect vegan whipped cream. 

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Coconut Milk & Sugar Free
Coconut Whipped Cream | ohsheglows.com
Coconut Whipped Cream | ohsheglows.com

By Oh She Glows

Number of ingredients: 1-2
Main ingredients: coconut milk

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Nut free
✓ Sugar free (*calls for any sweetener)
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: This one is also perfect but with a sugar free option! 

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Cashews
Vanilla Cashew Cream
Vanilla Cashew Cream | healthyblenderrecipes.com

By Healthy Blender Recipes

Number of ingredients: 5
Main ingredients: cashews, maple syrup

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free
✓ Raw

Why this makes the cut: This creamy whipped cream seems perfect for cake and other baked goods! 

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Almond Milk
Almond-Milk-Whipped-Cream
Almond-Milk-Whipped-Cream | thecookiewriter.com

By The Cookie Writer

Number of ingredients: 5
Main ingredients: almond milk, xanthan gum, cornstarch

✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Vegan
✓ Soy free

Why this makes the cut: Most people (vegans), are lovers of almond milk. This one has almond milk! 

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Vegan Whipped Cream Recipe with Tofu

by food.com

Number of ingredients: 8
Main ingredients: tofu, oil/vegan butter, maple syrup

✓ Vegan
✓ Raw
✓ Nut free
✓ Gluten free
✓ Grain free
✓ Sugar free (*calls for honey/maple syrup/sugar)


Why this makes the cut
: Need a coconut and nut free option? Here ya go! 

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Mung Bean Salad Indian Style

Mung Bean Salad Indian Style

The mung bean salad indian style is so delicious and super quick. The perfect weekday meal with such few ingredients. I’m always looking for fast protein packed meals that are yummy. I basically used the same ingredients for my Quinoa Salad with Cilantro, Tomato, & Cucumber but with an indian twist.

I made this one with mung beans but feel free to use the beans of your choice. I try to use dry beans over canned beans when possible (for the advantages of using dried beans over canned beans see Dry Beans Vs. Canned Beans). The problem with using dry beans though is the soak time. Dry beans usually require 8-12 hours of soak time. I can sometimes bypass at least some of the soak time by using my pressure cooker. I often opt for mung beans as they require less soak time and they better for the tummy (see here for more info). Make sure to not overcook the beans, as even a few minutes too long will cause them to go mushy.

Mung Bean Salad Indian Style
Mung Bean Salad Indian Style | happygut.ca
Mung Bean Salad Indian Style
Mung Bean Salad Indian Style | happygut.ca

Ingredients for Mung Bean Salad Indian Style

  • 2 cups dry mung beans (or another type of beans, can also use 3 cans of beans)
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • half a small red onion or 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1-2 fresh chillies chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions for Mung Bean Salad Indian Style

  1. For cooking dry beans: wash beans and soak overnight/8-12 hours (can soak for less time but just know that it will require more cooking time). Place beans in a pot or pressure cooker with 6 cups of water. If using a pressure cooker, cook beans for about 10-15 minutes, checking frequently. If using a regular pot, cook for 40-50 minutes, checking frequently.
  2. Combine cooked or canned beans with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Adjust spices to taste and enjoy 🙂
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