From Moroccan Cranachan to Garlic Smashed Potatoes: Our Top Eight Vegan Recipes of the Day!

Ready, set, recipes! Here are our just published, fresh-out-the-mill recipes in one convenient place! These are the top vegan recipes of the day, and are now a part of the thousands of recipes on our Food Monster App! Our newest recipes include Moroccan Cranachan and Garlic Smashed Potatoes so if you’re looking for something new and delicious, these recipes are it!

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1. Moroccan Cranachan

Source: Moroccan Cranachan

Cranachan is a Scottish dessert usually composed of whipped cream, toasted oats, whisky, and raspberries. This version of  Moroccan Cranachan by Celine Steen combines yogurt with the cream and going for Moroccan flavors using pomegranate, sumac, and rose buds. Not only is it delicious, but it looks gorgeous as well. If you aren’t a fan of tart flavors, use something other than pomegranate molasses to sweeten your treat. Agave nectar, brown rice syrup, or even granulated natural sugars will work well here.

2. Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Vegan Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Source: Garlic Smashed Potatoes

These Garlic Smashed Potatoes by Maggie Wescott are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.  Perfectly browned and bursting with garlic flavor, it’s hard not to eat these directly from the sheet pan!

3. Microbiome Veggie Broth

Vegan Microbiome Veggie Broth

Source: Microbiome Veggie Broth

This Microbiome Veggie Broth by Nikki and Zuzana is for those who are looking to rebuild gut function and resolve issues like leaky gut syndrome, candida overgrowth, SIBO, and other health problems. It’s rich in plant-based amino acids, collagen promoting nutrients, trace minerals, and electrolytes. The recipe is fairly simple, though the ingredient list is a bit lengthy. It might be tempting to buy readymade broth from the store, but I encourage you NOT to do that!  The packaged broths are always full of sodium and with not much else. With this recipe, the idea is to pack an immense amount of flavour into the broth, as well as get the maximum number of nutritional benefits

4. Asian Rainbow Salad

Vegan Asian Rainbow Salad

Source: Asian Rainbow Salad

This Asian Rainbow Salad by Lena Novak is a colorful and refreshing blend of veggies with flavorful citrus dressing. It is perfect for hot summer season; however, you can enjoy it anytime of the year.

5. Birthday Cake Smoothie

Vegan Birthday Cake Smoothie

Source: Birthday Cake Smoothie

A nutritious veggie & protein-packed smoothie that tastes like birthday cake?  This Birthday Cake Smoothie by Tara Sunshine may sound too good to be true, but this crowd-pleasing combo is low in sugar (well, minus the sprinkles!) and loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, healthy fats, and plant-based protein!

6. Mango Daquiri

Vegan Mango Daquiri

Source: Mango Daquiri

This Mango Daquiri by Mireille Aikman is with not only mango but fresh pineapple as well. You can drink this on any occasion whether summer or winter, spring or fall. This cocktail is timeless.

7. Cranberry Almond Popcorn Bars

Vegan Cranberry Almond Popcorn Bars

Source: Cranberry Almond Popcorn Bars

This Cranberry Almond Popcorn Bars by Azucena Noriega is perfect for any gathering!

8. Blueberry Chia Pudding

Vegan Blueberry Chia Pudding

Source: Blueberry Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are a super food, loaded with health-promoting omega-3 fatty acids—nearly five grams in a one-ounce serving! They are also an excellent source of fiber at 10 grams per ounce (about 2 tablespoons), and contain protein and minerals including iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc. Chia also assists in weight loss as well as reducing glucose levels which can benefit diabetics. Try out this Blueberry Chia Pudding by Helyn Dunn!

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