I’ve noticed a bit of debate springing up recently about using the term “vegan” vs “plant-based”. Let’s take a closer look at these two diets and lifestyles and see if we can figure out once and for all whether vegan is the same as plant based, or not.
Wholefoods recipes and articles
These vegan plant-based recipes are based around wholefood ingredients, with minimal processing and no extracted oils or sweeteners.
If you want to start cleaning out your brain and getting it working even better than ever before, then here's a great smoothie that combines some awesome detoxifying ingredients, while also tasting pretty amazing!
This black bean chocolate pudding is packed with nutrient-dense wholefoods, but no-one will care.
They'll only care that it's the best tasting chocolate pudding they've ever had!
So feel free to start sneaking the goodness of black beans into everyone's day, wherever you go.
One of the more challenging things about going dairy-free is finding good replacements for old favourites.
But with this recipe for raw macadamia mayonnaise, you don't have to go without any more.
It's creamy, it's delicious and it's also super simple to make.
Want something amazing to top off your desserts without all of those artificial colours and that refined sugar?
How about a delicious raw berry sauce with just two ingredients, that you can have ready in less than 5 minutes?
Banana bread is a fantastic way to use up overripe bananas, but the typical recipes are packed to the rafters with sugar, even the vegan ones. So I created this wholefood vegan banana bread recipe. It's gluten-free, paleo and naturally sweetened. How about that?
This creamy vegan mango pudding with just four wholefood ingredients is one of the easiest and most delicious desserts you’ll make all year. Get ready to send your taste buds into raptures of delight!
Craving something sweet and chocolatey without all the guilt? My nut-free raw vegan chocolate cookies have got you covered. With just five whole food ingredients, and free of the most common allergens, these cookies will meet your every need.
Take this quick and easy Nut-Free Raw Vegan Chocolate Fudge to your next social function, safe in the knowledge that pretty much anyone can eat it. The only question now is, can you bear to part with a single piece?
This delicious Homemade Pumpkin Seed Butter tastes a lot like peanut butter (only better), and it’s completely nut-free. It’s also super simple to make - with only one ingredient - and it's bright green!
Follow these easy steps to make your own homemade raw vegan almond butter with just almonds (and salt if you like). So simple, so wholesome, so delicious and SO worth it.
This would have to be the most freaking awesome raw vegan chocolate fudge recipe in the entire world. It's super quick and easy to make. It's packed to the rafters with whole, unprocessed foods. And it's got chocolate. What's not to love?
This hearty green salad with avocado and mushroom satisfies both your tastebuds and your tum. And there's no rice, no quinoa, no couscous, no pasta. Just heaps of delicious fresh veggies. Just what your body ordered.
With only four wholefood ingredients, this raw vegan chocolate coconut pudding is not only delicious, it's also fantastically easy to make. It's so creamy, sweet and chocolately, that it couldn't possibly be healthy as well. But it is.
With just three wholefood ingredients and some water, almost no preparation time and an unbelievably goooooood taste, this raw vegan cashew cream is likely to become one of your kitchen staples.
I love so many things about my homemade mild yellow curry powder recipe - I know exactly what ingredients are in it, it doesn't burn my taste buds, it's super quick and easy to make and it tastes fantastic!
This easy vegan cream of tomato soup is the perfect way to use up an abundance of summer tomatoes. It's quick, super easy and so unbelievably delicious that I ate it for three months straight without getting sick of it.
This raw vegan banana raspberry smoothie is a quick and delicious way to use up a summer bounty of fresh raspberries. With just four ingredients, this smoothie is super easy to make, and even easier to drink. Sweet, creamy and tangy. Mmmmmm.
Raw chocolate hemp pudding with only four ingredients - dates, hemp, cacao & vanilla - and the richness and creaminess you'd expect from chocolate mousse. But it's dairy-free and nut-free! So simple, so quick and SO delicious. You will thank me, I promise.
This raw caramel sauce is also vegan and paleo, takes barely 5 minutes to make and is a rich, creamy, sweet and decadent topping for just about anything. Like fruit salad, ice-cream, raw cake, or even just a spoon.
Have a wonderful day!