healthy vegan friday #31

I don't know about you guys, but this week fllllleeeeewwww by. I can't believe it's almost the weekend. 

I'm so happy it is though! My mom is visiting for the weekend and we plan on doing lots of girly things- shopping, going out to eat, drinking wine and relaxing watching movies. I get to show her "my Toronto" as well which will be so fun!

But before I go enjoy my mother-daughter weekend, I must introduce Healthy Vegan Friday. Last week was so great, lots of new faces, delicious food and some really informative posts. I am continually blown away each week by the creativity and passion you guys bring!

For those of you who don’t know, Healthy Vegan Fridays is a weekly blog hop hosted by myself, Carrie @ Carrie on Vegan and Katherine @ Green Thickies. 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!

Recap of last week:

Most Popular Submissions

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Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies from Erin @ Sift, Stir & Savour

You guys really like brownies, I think this is the 3rd week for a brownie recipe in the top spot! But I totally understand, I mean, look at these things!

Healthy Chocolate Fix Smoothie from Amy @ Amy’s Nutritarian Kitchen

Rich, chocolatey and with a little kale thrown in. Doesn’t get much better!

10 Day Water Fast

10 Day Water Fast from Tiffany @ Don’t Waste the Crumbs

This is an insanely interesting post written by Tiffany’s husband about his experience doing a 10 day water fast. Seriously, everyone go over and read this now!

My Top Picks

Sweet Potato Crepes stuffed with smoky Millet and onions

Favourite Main Event: Smoky Millet Stuffed Sweet Potato Crepes from Richa @ Vegan Richa

All I can say is NOM! How amazing does this sound??

Favourite Sensible Yet Scrumptious Snack: Berry-Pomegranate Cookie Bites from Chef Amber Shea

I know these are probably meant as a dessert but I’m sure popping a couple of these mid-afternoon would be a great pick me up! I love all the berries! 

Favourite Sinful but Healthful Indulgence: Spiced Chocolate Chia Pudding from Nikki @ Eat to the Beet

Looks so creamy thanks to the cashews and I am loving all things spiced and chocolate lately!

Now for Healthy Vegan Friday #31!

My Submission for the Week:


Carrot Coconut Curry Soup

For all of you guys out there experiencing a cold snap like we are in Toronto, this one’s for you! Warming, filling and delicious, this is perfect for a chilly evening curled up under blankets watching a feel-good movie.

And just a quick request- PLEASE put a LINK BACK to this blog party on the post you are linking. We want to try and spread the word about Healthy Vegan Friday and would really appreciate your help doing so!

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 Pinterest board and feel free to tweet about it using the hashtag #VeganFridays. Feel free to grab our button (code is on the sidebar) to help promote this even and show your vegan pride.

You don’t have to be vegan to submit, just needs to be a vegan recipe. so share that creativity of yours!

Thanks and happy Friday!

Submission Guidelines

  • 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

Legal Disclaimer

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 (Gabby, Katherine 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.

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  2. Wow I’m so impressed with all of these recipes and it’s inspiring to see so many people getting involved in Healthy Vegan Fridays! I better get my act into gear and have a healthy vegan recipe ready to go by next Friday. I’ve already got a few ideas you might like ;)

    Thanks Gabby!

  3. I don’t mean to be a tattle-tale or anything, but I just noticed that entry #43 is definitely not vegan (unless I missed the memo that vegans now eat fish).

    Everyone else’s submissions look fantastic though!

  4. Oh man those brownies!! Beautiful! All of the recipes are lovely as always and your soup is such a great comfort meal. And it’s a pretty color too! I was thinking about linking up my gluten free almond coconut oatmeal cookies but it has sugar in it so I’m not sure how healthy it is?

  5. Hi, somehow I ended up at your blog and love, absolutely LOVE that you are hosting a “Healthy Vegan Friday.” Just wanted to say thanks for hosting, I’m new to the link up! Happy Friday! :)

  6. Hi! I LOVED Toronto when I was there last Summer, hope you have a wonderful weekend! I shared my date paste recipe today, perfect for sweetening just about anything!

  7. Thank you so much for featuring my Berry-Pomegranate Cookie Bites in your picks this week, Gabby! I hope you get to try them at some point – even without the pom powder and strawb powder, they are delightfully poppable, and nutritious and delicious. :D

  8. Have a wonderful time with your mom, Gabby. A girls’ weekend sounds delightful! I’m linking up my Raw Vegan Strawberry Fudge Cups this week. And I’m putting that Carrot Coconut Curry Soup on the meal plan for next week. Wow! What flavor!

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