Vegan Nachos with White Queso

Chorizo is so hot right now. Amirite?! Chipotle added it to its menu and even vegan chorizo is a thing. I’ve been in love with chorizo since my former boyfriend’s abuelita made it for breakfast with eggs when we visited her in Texas. Now all I want is to eat these vegan nachos with creamy vegan white queso and bits of tasty soy chorizo!

Vegan Chorizo Nachos recipe with spicy Pepper Jack cheese sauce and all the best toppings!

Being vegetarian, I typically try to avoid fake meats because many of them don’t provide much nutritional value, but this soy chorizo from Trader Joe’s actually has a decent amount of protein, so we let ourselves indulge every once and a while—especially when vegan nachos are involved.

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Tomato Tart with Vegan Lemon Ricotta (Gluten Free, Paleo)

Tomato Tart recipe | This gluten-free, paleo tomato tart is a delicious and healthy appetizer that's pretty enough for a party. A paleo tart crust is layered with dairy-free pesto, vegan lemon ricotta cheese, and topped with roasted tomatoes and fresh basil.

The best tasting food around is pretty much always going to be the freshest. That’s why I love the farmers’ market so very much. This weekend I went to my favorite market, the Minneapolis Farmers’ Market on Lyndale Avenue and was inspired to make a tomato tart with lemony ricotta and a tasty basil pesto. It turned out incredible not only because the flavors go so well together, but because the ingredients are as fresh as they come. The basil and cherry tomatoes I bought were both grown right here in Minnesota.

Tomato Tart recipe | This gluten-free, paleo tomato tart is a delicious and healthy appetizer that's pretty enough for a party. A paleo tart crust is layered with dairy-free pesto, vegan lemon ricotta cheese, and topped with roasted tomatoes and fresh basil.

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Blueberry Cake or Muffins (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Blueberry Cake | This gluten free and vegan cake recipe is a delicious and healthy choice for breakfast!

Well would you look at that? This healthy blueberry cake is a dessert you can feel good about eating for breakfast. If you’re opposed to sweets in the morning, this cake just may change your mind. It’s gluten free and vegan with healthy whole grains and flax, so there’s no reason for guilt! Plus, it will keep you full for hours. AND because it’s bursting with blueberries you also get a serving of fruit. Win, win, win. (Have I convinced you to eat this cake yet?)

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