70 Plant-Based Recipes for Game Day

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Assortment of vegan superbowl recipes

It’s game time! Whether you’re a sports fan or not, there’s one mutually enjoyable thing about game day: food! Let us help you score some culinary wins with our delicious, plant-based recipes!

We’ve gathered our favorite vegan party-friendly snacks, delicious dips, tasty desserts, and drinks, all perfect for enjoying on game day. We hope you enjoy these recipes, friends!

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Snacks

Grabbing some Korean-Inspired Cauliflower Wings wrapped in lettuce leaves with shredded carrot
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Spicy Korean Style Cauliflower Wings
Amazingly flavorful 8-ingredient, 30-minute cauliflower wings! Seasoned with Korean gochujang sauce and baked until tender. A flavorful appetizer or side dish that’s also soy- and nut-free!
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White ceramic baking dish filled with Curry Cauliflower Wings alongside a bowl of green chutney for dipping
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Spicy Red Curry Cauliflower “Wings”
Amazing, spicy red curry cauliflower wings that are baked not fried, gluten-free, and plant-based. They require just 9 ingredients! Pair with my simple green chutney dipping sauce for a guilt-free snack or side.
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Baked french fries coated in cajun spices served with ketchup
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Crispy Cajun Baked Fries (Oil-Free!)
The BEST way to make perfect french fries that are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and oil-free! Simple ingredients, BIG flavor, super versatile!
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Plate of vegan parmesan and herb polenta fries
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Vegan Parmesan and Herb Polenta Fries
Easy polenta fries seasoned with vegan parmesan cheese and herbs! Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, SO delicious! Just 4 ingredients required!
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Parchment-lined platter filled with Oil-Free Baked Cheesy Fries and a bowl of guacamole
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Cheesy Chili Baked Potato Fries (Oil-Free!)
Crispy, cheesy, spicy baked potato fries that are oil-free! Just 5 ingredients and simple methods required. The perfect plant-based side or snack!
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Watering tin filled with Cajun Baked Sweet Potato Fries
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Cajun Sweet Potato Fries
Cajun-spiced sweet potato fries baked to crispy perfection. Simple, healthy, fast, and packed with spicy-sweet flavor! Just 9 ingredients!
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Crispy Baked Garlic Fries on a baking sheet with a bowl of ketchup
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Crispy Baked Garlic Matchstick Fries
The crispiest baked french fries ever! No soaking or frying involved, just cut into matchsticks and bake! Just 5 ingredients and 30 minutes to crispy, garlic french fries!
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Using a fork to pick up a bite of Vegan Poutine made with mushroom gravy
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Easy Vegan Poutine
Vegan poutine with crispy potatoes, savory mushroom gravy, and melty vegan cheese curds! The perfect plant-based alternative to this Canadian classic.
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Baking sheet of Sweet Potato Wedges beside a measuring cup of No-Honey Mustard Sauce
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Sweet Potato Wedges with No-Honey Mustard Sauce
30-minute roasted sweet potato wedges with creamy “no-honey” mustard dipping sauce! Savory, sweet, and so healthy and delicious.
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Basket of homemade Gluten-Free Onion Rings and a bowl of sauce for dipping
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Gluten-Free Onion Rings
Insanely delicious, crispy, pan-fried onion rings that are gluten-free, vegan, and ready in less than 30 minutes! The perfect game day snack or comfort food craving solution.
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Snapping a seed cracker into two pieces
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Easy Seed Crackers with Everything Bagel Seasoning
Crispy, light, toasty, gluten-free crackers made with flax, chia, hemp, sunflower, and pumpkin seeds. Perfect with dips, spreads, cheeses, and beyond. Just 8 ingredients and 1 bowl required!
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Bowl of Cheesy Sunflower Kale Chips
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Sunflower-Coated Cheesy Kale Chips
Amazingly cheesy, crispy kale chips baked in a sunflower seed-nutritional yeast coating! Healthy, simple ingredients, BIG flavor and nutrients!
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Parchment-lined baking sheet of Vegan GF Rosemary Crackers
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Crackers
Crispy, thin, gluten-free crackers reminiscent of Wheat Thins! Just 7 ingredients and 1 bowl required for these delicious snacks. Perfect for dipping in hummus, nut butters, and more!
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Using a homemade Baked Plantain Chip to scoop up Garlicky Guacamole from a bowl
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Baked Plantain Chips + Garlicky Guacamole
Crispy, baked plantain chips with garlicky guacamole! A satisfying alternative to corn chips, ready in just 30 minutes, with 7 wholesome ingredients!
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Jackfruit taquitos on a plate around a bowl of green salsa
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Crispy Baked Jackfruit Taquitos (Vegan, GF)
Unbelievably crispy and delicious vegan taquitos filled with a savory, smoky jackfruit filling! Perfect for making ahead and storing in the freezer for a quick snack! Just 10 ingredients required.
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Picking up a taco from a plate
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1-Pot Smoky Lentil Vegan Taco “Meat”
Easy vegan taco “meat” made with lentils, carrots, and TONS of smoky spices! Just 30 minutes required for this flavorful, 1-pot dish!
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Hard shell corn tortillas filled with Quinoa Taco Meat
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Quinoa Taco Meat
Amazingly flavorful taco “meat” made with quinoa, smoky seasonings, and salsa! Baked until hot and crispy. A healthy substitute for ground beef (just 9 ingredients)!
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Large plate of Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels
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Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels
Amazing, flavorful Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels that come together in 15 minutes with 8 ingredients. The perfect crowd-pleasing summer appetizer.
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Picking up a Mexican Pinwheel from a plate for a delicious appetizer
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Mexican Pinwheels
Easy, 6-layer Mexican pinwheels with refried beans, avocado, vegan Mexican cheese, and more! The perfect savory, satisfying side, snack, or appetizer!
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Dips

Vintage spoon in a bowl of white bean dip topped with serrano peppers
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Charred Serrano White Bean Dip
Smoky charred serrano peppers blend with white beans, garlic, and savory sautéed shallots for an oh-so-creamy, flavorful, and versatile dip. Just 8 ingredients and 30 minutes required!
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Bowl of our easy mango salsa recipe
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Easy Mango Salsa
Flavorful, crunchy, 8-ingredient mango salsa! Perfect for dipping, bowls, tacos, and more. Just 20 minutes and 1 bowl required!
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Bowl of white bean hummus surrounded by fresh vegetables and pita bread
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Lemon and Herb White Bean Dip
A zesty, herby, lemony dip made with white beans! A protein- and fiber-rich dip or snack made with just 7 wholesome ingredients in 10 minutes. Perfect for spring (or any time!).
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Mortar and pestle of Serrano & Rosemary Guacamole with veggie chips
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Serrano & Rosemary Guacamole
Incredibly fluffy guacamole infused with crushed rosemary, garlic, and serrano pepper! Just 10 minutes, 1 bowl, and 6 ingredients required for this plant-based side, appetizer, or sauce!
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Bowl of Creamy Vegan Ranch dressing surrounded by fresh chopped vegetables for dipping
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Easy Vegan Ranch Dressing (Oil-Free!)
Creamy, oil-free vegan ranch requiring just 10 simple ingredients and 1 bowl with BIG flavor! The perfect dairy-free dressing for salads, vegetables, and more!
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Dipping a chip into a bowl of Vegan Cashew Queso
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5-Minute Vegan Cashew Queso
Creamy vegan queso ready in just 5 minutes! Cheesy, quick and easy to make, and perfect for serving with nachos, burrito bowls, tacos, and more!
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Bowls with our Southwest Black Bean Dip recipe and with plantain chips
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Southwest Sweet Potato Black Bean Dip
Loaded with wholesome, everyday ingredients, this 30-minute Southwest Sweet Potato Black Bean Dip can be enjoyed as an appetizer or side dish on Mexican night. It’s also a great addition to burrito bowls, tacos, nachos, and more!
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Using a pita chip to scoop up a bite of homemade Hummus from Scratch
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How to Make Hummus From Scratch
How to make hummus from scratch with simple methods and 6 wholesome ingredients. Creamy, garlicky, hearty, and big in flavor! Customizable, easy to make, and a classic recipe to have on hand!
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Top down shot of a bowl of Smoky Refried Lentils topped with cilantro and surrounded by plantain chips
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Smoky 1-Pot Refried Lentils
These flavorful, creamy refried lentils are infused with smoky spices and chilis and made in 1 pot in less than 30 minutes! Say hello to the perfect side for Mexican night.
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Bowl of Garlic Dill Sunflower Dip on a wood cutting board with fresh vegetables for dipping
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Garlic Dill Sunflower Dip
Savory, bean-free, hummus-inspired dip with sunflower seeds, garlic, dill, and lemon! Just 7 ingredients required, creamy, incredibly flavorful, and perfect for crackers, veggies, sandwiches, and more!
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Ceramic dish filled with a batch of our Easy Red Salsa recipe
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Easy Red Salsa
Easy, 10-minute red salsa with smoky, fire-roasted tomatoes, onion, cilantro, garlic, and fresh lime juice! Flavorful, fresh, and perfect for Mexican night!
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Ceramic baking dish filled with Creamy Roasted Jalapeno Vegan Queso
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Roasted Jalapeño Vegan Queso (7 ingredients!)
7-ingredient vegan queso with spicy roasted jalapeño, smoky spices, and cheesy flavor from nutritional yeast. The creamiest dairy-free cheese on the block.
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Skillet of Vegan GF Spinach and Artichoke Dip
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Kale & White Bean Artichoke Dip
A creamy, savory artichoke dip with sautéed kale, white beans, and nutritional yeast for a cheesy kick. A protein-rich plant-based appetizer that requires just 10 ingredients!
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Two gold spoons in a skillet of Cheesy Jalapeno Corn Dip
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Cheesy Jalapeño Corn Dip
Easy, 10-ingredient cheesy jalapeño corn dip that's entirely vegan and gluten-free! Perfectly sweet, spicy, and savory ⁠— the perfect dip for summer!
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Using a spoon to grab a serving of Creamy Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip
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Cheesy Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip
A vegan version of classic spinach and artichoke dip! Just 10 ingredients required, creamy, cheesy, packed with veggies, and SO delicious!
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Using a tortilla chip to scoop up a bite of My Go-To Guacamole recipe
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My Go-To Guacamole
Incredibly creamy, flavorful guacamole ready in just 1 bowl, 10 minutes, and with 8 ingredients! The perfect dip for Mexican night!
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White ceramic dish filled with homemade Blended Red Salsa beside tortilla chips, limes, and tomato
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Blended Red Salsa
Simple blended red salsa in just 30 minutes! Carrots add natural sweetness and a pop of color, while chipotle peppers bring a touch of heat.
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Slice of bread topped with Creamy Kale and Spinach Dip with the rest of the pan of dip beside it
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Creamy Kale and Spinach Dip
Simple vegan spinach and kale dip made with just 9 ingredients that will please a crowd. Cheesy, hearty, chock-full of greens, and so delicious. Perfect for holiday parties and beyond.
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Tortilla chips in and beside a skillet of Black Bean Raspberry Chipotle Dip
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Raspberry Chipotle Black Bean Dip
A vegan, gluten-free dip with loads of flavor. Black beans provide lots of fiber and protein, the vegan cream cheese a luxurious texture, and raspberry chipotle jam a touch of sweet and heat.
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Platter of Shawarma Dip made with chickpeas and fresh vegetables
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Chickpea Shawarma Dip
Amazing, 30-minute shawarma-inspired dip with baked chickpeas, parsley-tomato salad, and an easy 4-ingredient garlic dill sauce!
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Blue corn tortilla chip ready to be dipped into a bowl of Vegan 7-Layer Mexican Dip
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Vegan 7-Layer Dip
Simple 7-Layer Dip that's completely vegan! Loaded with protein and fiber, and so flavorful. Perfect for parties, game days, and snacking.
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Desserts

Stack of granola cookies
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Easy Flourless Granola Cookies
Hearty, perfectly sweet granola cookies made with oats, nuts, and dried fruit. Gluten-free, plant-based, and SO delicious. Just 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required!
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Gluten-free vegan oatmeal cookies on a plate
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Vegan Oatmeal Cookies (GF)
Undetectably vegan and gluten-free oatmeal raisin cookies! Just 30 minutes and simple methods required for perfectly chewy oatmeal cookies. A perfect healthier treat for any time of year!
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Tray stacked tall with homemade Vegan 7-Layer Bars
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Vegan 7 Layer Bars
Decadent vegan 7-layer bars with an almond-oat crust, date caramel, coconut butter and flakes, chocolate chips, and peanut butter! Easy to make, gluten-free, and insanely delicious!
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Bowl of Almond Joy Energy Bites coated in shredded coconut or coconut butter glaze
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Almond Joy Energy Bites (6 Ingredients!)
Delicious energy bites infused with the flavors of Almond Joy: chocolate, coconut, and almonds! Naturally sweetened and just 6 ingredients required!
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Plate of gluten-free vegan no-bake sugar cookie bites
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No-Bake Sugar Cookie Bites
No-bake sugar cookie dough bites that are naturally sweetened and infused with vanilla! Just 1 bowl and 6 ingredients required. A deceptively healthy, quick, and easy dessert!
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Squares of chocolate mint brownie bars
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No-Bake Mint Chocolate Brownie Bars
Incredible No-Bake Mint Chocolate Brownie Bars! Layers of no-bake brownie, creamy coconut mint, and chocolate ganache create the ultimate dessert for chocolate-mint lovers. Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required. Naturally vegan and gluten-free.
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Top down shot of six vegan vanilla cupcakes topped with frosting
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Easy Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes (Gluten-Free)
Perfectly fluffy vanilla cupcakes that happen to be vegan, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened. Just 1 bowl and 10 ingredients required!
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Close up shot of vegan chocolate chip cookies topped with flaky salt
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Classic Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (1 Bowl!)
The perfect classic vegan chocolate chip cookie made in 1 bowl! Salty-sweet, buttery, slightly crisp edges, tender center, and gooey chocolate chips. Just 9 ingredients and simple methods required!
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Bowl of No Bake Brownie Bites topped with almond butter
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No-Bake Brownie Bites
Unbelievably fudgy, nutty, vegan brownie bites with no baking required. Just 7 whole food ingredients and 10 minutes stand between you and these deceptively decadent treats.
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Spoonful of sea salt next to four of our no bake chocolate chip cookies
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Easy No-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies
The ultimate healthier, lazy dessert: NO-BAKE chocolate chip cookies made with just 5 ingredients! Naturally sweetened with dates, vegan, gluten- and grain-free, and customizable depending on what you have on hand!
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Setting a Vanilla Cake Bite covered in coconut onto a wood cutting board
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No-Bake Vanilla Cake Bites
Energy-packed date and walnut cake bites infused with vanilla and coconut. The result is an easy-to-make, tender snack bite that tastes like vanilla cake! Just 6 ingredients and 1 food processor required!
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Stack of Sweet Potato Brownies topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
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Fudgy Sweet Potato Brownies (V/GF)
Incredibly fudgy sweet potato brownies with cacao, almond butter, and oats. Naturally sweetened with maple syrup and topped with pecans and chocolate chips for the ultimate healthier treat!
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Plate of Gluten-Free Vegan Snickerdoodle Cookies made with coconut sugar
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1-Bowl Snickerdoodle Cookies (Vegan + GF)
Fluffy, naturally sweetened snickerdoodle cookies made in 1 bowl. The perfect vegan, gluten-free cookie everyone can enjoy for the holiday season!
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Bowl of Vegan PayDay Bites on a purple background
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2-Ingredient Vegan PayDay Bites
These caramelly, delicious, 2-ingredient vegan PayDay-inspired bites are a healthier take on the classic candy bar. Gluten-free, naturally sweetened, and only 15 minutes to make!
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Stack of three Easy Vegan Brownies on a wood cutting board
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4-Ingredient Easy Vegan Brownies
Incredibly rich, vegan, easy brownies made with just 4 ingredients and 1 bowl! Naturally sweetened, grain- and gluten-free, and so satisfying!
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Partially eaten Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcake on a pink wrapper
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The Best Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Cupcakes
Amazing 1-bowl chocolate cupcakes that are undetectably vegan and gluten-free. Fudgy, moist, insanely chocolaty, and topped with sinful chocolate ganache frosting.
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Stack of Vegan Trail Mix Cookies in a bowl with scooped sides
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Vegan Trail Mix Cookies (Gluten-Free + Grain-Free)
Vegan, gluten-free trail mix cookies made with 10 wholesome ingredients and simple methods. A delicious, tender, chewy snack or dessert!
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Partially eaten Vegan Chocolate Cake Bite topped with sprinkles in front of a bowl with more cake bites
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No-Bake Fudgy Chocolate Cake Bites
Fudgy chocolate cake bites that are vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, and naturally sweetened! Just 7 ingredients required for this healthier dessert or snack!
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Stack of No-Bake Almond Butter Cup Bars
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No-Bake Almond Butter Cup Bars
Fudgy, rich, No-Bake Almond Butter Cup Bars in just 20 minutes! Salty-sweet date-nut crust, gooey almond butter center, and ganache topping!
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Dipping a Vegan Brownie Cookie into almond milk
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Fudgy Vegan Brownie Cookies
Insanely fudgy vegan brownie cookies that are tender on the inside, crisp on the outside, and reminiscent of a brownie! Just 10 ingredients required for these naturally sweetened gluten- and grain-free treats!
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Drinks

Using a wooden spoon to stir fresh fruit for making White Sangria
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Easy Traditional White Sangria
An easy, 8-ingredient (1-pitcher!) recipe for traditional white wine sangria. Brandy and wine recommendations included, and seasonally adaptable!
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Using a bar spoon to stir our AMAZING Orange Whiskey Ginger with Mint for a perfect NYE cocktail
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Orange-Infused Whiskey Ginger
Orange-infused whiskey ginger with fresh lemon and ginger juice. Naturally sweetened, zesty, citrusy, and perfect for the holidays and beyond!
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Lime wedges around glasses of Watermelon Margaritas
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Best Watermelon Margaritas (3 Ingredients!)
The best Watermelon Margaritas with just 3 ingredients! Naturally sweet from the watermelon, tangy from the lime, and spiked with silver tequila!
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Fresh orange wedge on the rim of a jar of Traditional Red Sangria
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Easy Traditional Red Sangria
Simple, traditional Red Spanish Sangria made with simple methods and just 6 ingredients. The perfect fruity summer beverage that’s adaptable and delicious!
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Two glasses of our Strawberry Rhubarb Margarita recipe
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Rhubarb Strawberry Margaritas
6-ingredient rhubarb strawberry margaritas with silver tequila, lime juice, and a homemade rhubarb-strawberry syrup. Tart-sweet, easy to make, and perfect for spring!
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Wood cutting board with lime wedges and Chili Lime Mango Margaritas
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Chili Lime Mango Margaritas
Simple mango margaritas with orange, lime, agave, and silver tequila! Cold, sweet, tangy, and subtly spiced. Perfect for Mexican food and warm weather!
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Kumquats and ice cubes in glasses filled with our homemade Gin and Tonic recipe
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All-Natural Gin and Tonics
Simple, spring-inspired gin and tonics with sparkling water in place of tonic for a healthier, more natural cocktail. Pick your citrus to customize flavor!
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Two glasses of homemade Vegan Hibiscus Margaritas beside lime wedges
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5-Ingredient Hibiscus Margaritas
Simple 5-ingredient margaritas infused with hibiscus tea concentrate, giving them the perfect tart, sweet finish. Complex, delicious, and pairs especially well with Mexican food.
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Fresh limes, mint, and two Coconut Gin and Tonics
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Coconut Gin and Tonics
4-ingredient Gin and Tonic cocktails infused with naturally sweet coconut water for a refreshing, healthier cocktail perfect any time of year.
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Two homemade Ginger Beer Margaritas on a cutting board
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5-Ingredient Ginger Beer Margaritas
5-ingredient margaritas made with ginger beer and fresh lime juice! Simple, flavorful, and so delicious. The only margarita recipe you'll ever need.
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If you try any of these game day recipes, let us know! Leave a comment or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Enjoy, friends!

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