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This fast & easy easy Italian white bean soup is cozy, comforting & delicious! It is also vegan, oil-free, high in protein, & super frugal. Long before I had any specific thoughts or preferences about beans in general, I loved bean soup. Not just any bean soup, but Campbell’s bean and bacon soup. It was …

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Lemon garlic split pea dip is your new favorite dip & spread. It is crazy delicious, made with 4 ingredients, oil-free, vegan, high-protein, free of nuts and seeds, and easy to make, too. The Fresh Snack You Need to Make January—a post-holidays, mid-winter, resolutions riddled month–needs as many bright points as it can get. If …

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Your new favorite nibble: 2-Ingredient Baked Split Pea-Nuts! Made from humble split peas, they are nut-free, vegan, high in protein, gluten-free, grain-free, frugal, and fabulous. ‘Tis the season to enjoy all kinds of snacks and nibbles, and I have a great one to share: baked crispy “nuts” made from split peas! I’m a nibbler. Always …

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Dinner, made simple: thick, spicy, 3-ingredient vegan black bean chili made in under 30 minutes! It is vegan, oil-free, high in protein, and so darn good. Oh, dinner. Haven’t I made you six thousand times in the last two months?  And yet, I can’t quit you. My hunger persists. I propose a compromise: a hearty …

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Craving bread? Then head to the pantry and grab a bag of lentils to make my rustic, 2-ingredient lentil flax bread ! It is vegan, oil-free, high in protein (8.5 g per wedge), gluten-free, and ready in under an hour. Easy Rustic Flatbread Made with Lentils Lentil tortillas are one of my favorite tortillas to …

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2-ingredient plant-based meat is here: my vegan mushroom almond ground beef! Ready in under 5 minutes, it’s vegan, Paleo, keto, high-protein, grain-free, oil-free, soy-free and versatile. Vegan Ground Beef Made Fast & Easy Imagine, for a moment, a recipe for a delectable, versatile, plant-based version of ground beef that is: Imagine no more, my friends. …

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Amazing, delicious and ready in 20 minutes: high protein vegan cherry tomato pasta! It is also grain-free and made with only 5 ingredients. Umm, can we just call this a skillet full of happiness? Hints of spring (cherry tomatoes and fresh parsley), the midwinter comforts of pasta, and enough nutrients (protein, vitamin C, antioxidants) to …

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High-protein vegan pasta fagioli soup made with chickpea pasta! It is grain-free, gluten-free, and has 16.8 G protein per 1.5 cups serving. Make it oil-free with 1 simple substitution. This is exactly what your February, post-Superbowl Monday ordered: a quick, hearty, homestyle soup that doubles as a restorative. Recipe Benefits This easy soup is also: …

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Vegan 3-ingredient roasted carrot soup (with white beans)! Gluten-free & grain-free, it is silky smooth, loaded with flavor, fast and simple to make, and a good source of protein, too! If you have a bag of carrots, an onion, and a can of white beans, you have the ingredients to make this spectacular soup. “Spectacular” …

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Stir-fried steel cut oats with vegetables! Its a fast, easy, gluten-free and vegan meal. Soak the oats ahead and the recipe comes together in minutes. As you may have noticed, I am fond of creating grain-free recipes here at powerhungry. But I still enjoy cooking and eating a variety of whole grains, especially in unprocessed …

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Creamy, healthy and vegan spinach artichoke soup, made with pureed white beans. It is naturally gluten-free, oil-free, high in protein, & low in calories. A Healthy Take on Spinach Artichoke Soup Here we are, a week into the New Year. How’s it going? I hope everyone is getting some much needed, post-holiday rest, and perhaps …

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Stellar, grain-free lentil loaf made with  ease and humble pantry ingredients. Packed with flavor, it is vegan, gluten-free, high in protein (8.5 grams) and only 150 calories per jumbo slice! A Better, Simpler Lentil Loaf The first time I made a meatless meatloaf of any kind was in my tiny, windowless, graduate school kitchen. It …

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Say good morning to vegan breakfast sausage patties! They are delicious, satisfying, high in protein and also grain-free (thanks to the addition of coconut flour).  A bit of baking soda helps to keep the patties light and tender. A Filling High-Protein Breakfast Option: Vegan Breakfast Sausage Patties Hello everyone! I hope your summer is in full …

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Quick & easy, no-bake tahini protein bars (13+ grams protein per bar), with two Middle Eastern flavor twists: orange & cardamom. They are vegan, nut-free & gluten-free. Good morning everyone, I hope your Monday is treating you well so far! I am starting this week with a delicious homemade protein bar that I devised last …

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Stuffed breakfast sweet potatoes–the perfect morning meal! This 4-ingredient breakfast is fast (prepare the sweet potatoes in the microwave), delicious, and super-nourishing, all in one fell swoop. Stuffed Sweet Potatoes: An Ideal Breakfast on the Go Have sweet potato, will travel. It’s one of my on-the-road solutions for a portable, power breakfast on the road. …

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With 11 grams of protein, and a rich, fudge-y flavor and texture, these homemade chocolate coconut protein bars will keep you powered up and primed to accomplish all of your New Year’s resolutions! The switch from a season full of treats to January asceticism can feel enlightening one moment, cruel the next; especially when cravings …

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Vegan chickpea flour breakfast cookies, made extra-easy in a muffin tin. They are oil-free, grain-free, gluten-free , low sugar, and high protein. These wonderful breakfast cookies have been my travel companions for the past few days. The extent of my travels has taken me to the public library, Starbucks, and the (now blissfully quiet) student …

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