recipes

Top view of plates set for Thanksgiving dinner with autumn leaves

Vegan Menu for a Gentle Thanksgiving

For a truly delicious vegan Thanksgiving meal, it’s easy to replicate traditional dishes. There’s also great enjoyment to be found in incorporating non-traditional, festive holiday recipes to add some originality to the Thanksgiving table.
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raw vegan berry pie with macadamia nut crust

Experimenting with Raw Pies

Raw pie recipes provide more freedom for experimentation than ordinary pies, since the crust sets by refrigeration rather than baking. Almonds, cashews, walnuts, sesame seeds, and others all create different flavors.
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Gentle World’s World-Famous Banini

The Gentle World banini is as simple as it gets, but this delicious vanilla smoothie is a taste of vegan history, as well as being one of our all-time favorite vegan recipes! We make it for everyone who comes to visit, because it’s always a hit.
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Baked tempeh cutlets with with bowl of sauce and sliced tomatoes on a small white plate

Tofu/Tempeh Chunks & Cutlets

Here’s a great way to prepare two old favorites: tofu and tempeh. These two foods can be used interchangeably for any of these recipes, so feel free to experiment… Once you get the technique down, you’ll find that these are really quick and simple to make.
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Stack of fluffy pancakes with vegan butter, maple syrup, and with a glass of orange juice.

Everybody Loves Pancakes!

Who could resist the smell of pancakes on a Sunday morning? (Or on any other morning, for that matter…) Here’s a recipe we love to break out when we have friends to stay.
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Large tofu omelette with veggies inside, folded on a plate

Egg-Free Omelettes

One of our favorite ways to prepare tofu is as an omelette or a scramble. It’s good for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and you can make so many variations that the possibilities are seemingly endless.
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cashew carrot pate prepared in a wrap served with a side salad

Cashew Carrot Paté

This recipe is, quite simply, fantastic. It’s quick and easy to make, healthy and nutritious, and so delicious that it wins everybody over. In fact, we serve this paté whenever we do any kind of educational event, because it’s just so incredibly good.
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Creamy tofu "eggless" salad in bowl, x2 wheat bread and x3 sliced tomato on a white plate with sliced bread and tomato

Tofu “Eggless” Salad

This is one of our favorite ways to enjoy tofu. It’s incredibly quick and easy to prepare, and is so delicious that people are often amazed by how good it tastes.
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Freshly baked vegan blueberry pie with lattice topping

Summery Blueberry Pie

One of the best things about summer is the fresh produce that reaches its peak during the hot season, especially blueberries. Aside from eating them by the handful, enjoying them in a pie is another amazing way to reap the huge benefits of this little berry.
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Cashews on a dish to be made into cheese

Lisa’s Awesome Cashew Cheese

We've tried a lot of different cashew cheese recipes over the years, but this one's a little different. The addition of sriracha gives it a little kick, and the avocado goes a long way toward creating extra creaminess!
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Vegan chocolate cream pie on a colorful table

Chocolate Cream Pie

The velvety texture of silken tofu creates the perfect base for everything from salad dressings and pasta sauces to soy yogurt and even… chocolate cream pie.
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Two vegan cinnamon rolls on a plate outdoors

Cinnamon Rolls & Pastries

For a very special birthday, a fancy dinner, or just for the fun of it, these three recipes will impress your guests and make you wish you could eat them every day!
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A glass of delicious berry smoothie on a window sill

Summer Smoothies

Not only are they quick and easy to make, but smoothies are a great way to incorporate more fresh fruit into your diet. If you’re bold enough to add some fresh leafy greens to the mix, your body will thank you for providing it with a whole assortment of essential nutrients.
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Flat lay composition with ingredients for vegan raw pie

5 Delicious Raw Pie Recipes!

From a classic American Apple pie to our Tropical Mango Banana Pie, these simple, fun and raw Gentle World pie recipes put a new twist on both classic and exotic desserts.
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A plate of chocolate truffles with a variety of coatings

Make Your Own Vegan Chocolate Truffles!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what could be a better gift for your beloved (or your beloved self) than a batch of hand-made chocolate truffles? … How about hand-made chocolate truffles that are not only vegan, but pretty darn healthy?
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A slice of vegan lasagna on a plate with marinara sauce

Italian Lasagna Vegan-Style!

This is a recipe we reserve for special occasions, such as when we’re in celebratory mode, or when we’re trying to impress people who are skeptical about vegan food.
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Sprout salad in a white ceramic bowl with flowers

Nutritious and Delicious Sprout Salads

If you’ve recently begun sprouting seeds, grains and legumes, or are a long time sprout fanatic, these “rawsome recipes” from Incredibly Delicious: Recipes for a New Paradigm will spark your desire for sprouts at every meal.
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Kale salad in a silver bowl with tongs

3 Easy Kale Salads

Marinated kale salads are not only a delicious way to enjoy these dark greens, but they are also easy to make and highly nutritious.
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Top view of dry buckwheat inside dish with a pair of spoons, and a dark background

Buckwheat Breakfasts!

If you’re curious about the health benefits of buckwheat, but have yet to learn how enjoyable it can be, here are three delicious breakfast hot cereal recipes using this fantastic superfood.
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Spring Rolls

Spring rolls take a bit of preparation, so I don’t recommend these for people who are looking for a quick, convenient meal! This is a recipe that is reserved for special occasions, or for food service situations when ‘mass production’ is possible.
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Bowl of miso soup with tofu and noodles on dark background

7 Sensational Miso Recipes

If you’re just learning about the magic of miso, here are some good rules of thumb for adding it to dishes you already know and love, or creating your own new and innovative recipes.
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Black bean tostada with salad on top, served with salsa and guacamole

Black Bean Tostadas

Here’s another recipe that makes use of the delightful little black bean. This isn’t necessarily the quickest recipe, but it’s not that elaborate either. And it’s a very tasty way to enjoy one of the healthiest foods in the world – beans.
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Fried tempeh on a black plate with salad ingredients

Tossed Tempeh Salad

Here’s another recipe that uses tempeh, one of our favorite ingredients. Tempeh is a bit more expensive than tofu, so it’s a bit of a luxury in our kitchen, but it adds a lovely flavor and texture that always makes us want to use it again.
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Two golden-brown loaves of vegan challah bread, sliced and served

Vegan Challah Bread

This is one of our favorite bread recipes for any time of year, but if you’re visiting family for the Jewish holidays (or hosting a vegan at the family meal), hopefully this vegan challah recipe will be helpful for your Hanukkah spread.
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Tempeh teriyaki with sauteed mushrooms and red bell peppers served over quinoa

Tempeh Teriyaki

With the simple addition of a little tamari, herb salt or any of your favorite seasonings, tempeh can easily be grilled in strips, cubes or cutlets for a quick and easy protein fix. If you want to try something more adventurous though, the following recipe comes highly recommended.
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Meatless meat in the form of seitan

Better-than-Beef Meatless Meat

Seitan or Wheat-Meat (made from wheat gluten flour) is one of the best meat substitutes for flavor absorption as well as texture. High in protein and low in fat, seitan (when properly prepared) will win over the meat-oholics in your life, from kids to grown-ups.
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Raw blueberry pie with bananas and walnuts

Raw Blueberry Cream Pie

Raw desserts are a great way to get a ‘treat fix’, because they're made from whole foods only, and are usually sweetened with fresh or dried fruit.
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Focaccia bread studded with rosemary, tomatoes and olives, and garnished with fresh tomatoes

Focaccia & Other Flatbreads

It’s surprisingly easy to make your own flat-bread or crackers, and they can certainly be a nice treat for those who aren’t used to enjoying home-made breads.
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Various types of colorful legumes in sacs

Do You Know Beans?

Somehow beans have developed a reputation for being dull, bland and boring, and have almost become a symbol of the common perception of vegan food as being, well… dull, bland and boring. But not only is this not true about vegan food, it’s not even true about beans themselves.
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Hands pouring salad dressing onto a large bowl of salad

DIY Delicious Vegan Salad Dressings

A good salad dressing can be made many different ways, and once you’ve figured out a basic formula that you like, you can make any number of variations using your favorite herbs and seasonings.
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Flat lay composition of empty plates set for Thanksgiving dinner with cloth napkins and cutlery

Vegan Delights for the Holiday Table

This holiday, why not dress up your table with some festive dishes that have nothing to do with the traditional menu? As long as the foods are beautiful and delicious, who’s to say what a holiday table should contain?
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