Hello my lovely, vibrant veggies! I’m so excited it’s Friday because that means it’s Healthy Vegan Friday time. Last week was another great success and I was really astounded by the recipes that were submitted. It really just goes to show you how amazing plant-based eating can be with a little creativity and inspiration.
For those of you who don’t know, Healthy Vegan Fridays is a new weekly blog hop hosted by myself, Shelby @ Everyday Vegan Girl and Carrie @ Carrie on Vegan. It is a place to share your healthy vegan recipes that make use of whole ingredients and minimize the use of processed and refined foods. The recipes shared on this link up are intended to emphasis the beauty, creativity and benefits of a healthy, plant-based diet!
Most Popular Submissions
We got 53 amazing submissions last week and out of those, these were your favourites!
Chocolate Banana Cookies from Sarina @ Earth Given
These are packed with whole-foods ingredients and just a little decadence from the chocolate chips. These remind me of cookies I used to make at camp when I was a kid :)
Quinoa Banana Bread from Ali @ Farmers Market Vegan
I actually made this bread back when she posted it (I don’t think I ever told you Ali as it was in my pre-blogging days!) and I loved it- so wholesome and such a great breakfast. So I am so thrilled you all love this recipe too!
How (and why) I got my family off of dairy from Emily at Triumph Wellness
This is a lovely story about how Emily transitioned into cutting dairy from her and her family’s diet. I went through a very similar progression in terms of getting off milk- you just have to open your eyes and all the pieces fall into place!
My Featured Submissions
In keeping with my categories from the last couple weeks, these are my top picks. But believe me, it was a struggle to choose only 3! It would have been difficult to choose 12 with all the amazing recipes you guys submitted!
Favourite Main Event: Mango Peppercorn Glazed Tempeh Salad from Kristy @ Keepin' it Kind
There are so many amazing flavours in this salad and a great tutorial on steaming tempeh. I love tempeh so this one had me from the title!
Favourite Sensible Snack: Vegan, Gluten-Free Fig Newton Clones by Lauren @ Oatmeal with a Fork
As a kid, fig and raspberry newtons were one of my favourite treats. Dare I even say they surpassed chocolate chip cookies. I would love to get to enjoy these again, but all healthified, veganized and de-glutened :)
Favourite Indulgence: Berry Bliss Cheesecake by Heather @ Sweetly Raw
Does this choice even need any explanation? It looks so amazing and decadent and uses really easy to find ingredients! And it’s raw and vegan to boot. I with I lived near the Farmer’s Market Heather sells these at so I could buy myself a slice!
That concludes the little recap of last week, which means it’s time to dive right into Healthy Vegan Friday # 4!
Here’s my submission for this week:
This breakfast tastes decadent but is super healthy! This post also explains why it’s important to soak grains to make sure you are getting the most nutrition from them that you can!
So, if you have a healthy vegan recipe (or 2) to share, please add it to the list below! If not, feel free to browse the submissions and get inspired! You can also check out our Facebook page and Pinterest Board and feel free to tweet about it using the hashtag #VeganFridays.
Maximum of 2 submissions per week
You do not have to be a vegan food blogger to link up, but all recipes must be 100% vegan.
All recipe submissions should focus on the most whole, unprocessed and unrefined ingredients as much as possible, although we will still accept recipes that make use of some processed/refined ingredients.
You may submit current or past recipes, just make sure they are not ones that you have shared previously on this blog hop.
Besides recipes, feel free to submit informative posts that are aimed at promoting vegan, plant-based diets.
You must provide a link back to this blog party on your submitted post. You can either grab our badge to display or a clickable link back somewhere on the post you are submitting.
When linking up, please make sure to link back to the post you are submitting, not the homepage of your blog
By linking up to Healthy Vegan Fridays, you guarantee that the pictures and posts are your own and not that of someone else. You also agree to give permission to all hostesses (Shelby, Gabby and Carrie) to make use of your pictures and posts on our own Healthy Vegan Friday posts, as well as giving us permission to re-post them on Pinterest, Twitter and/or Facebook.
Thanks so much and happy Healthy Vegan Friday!