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Vegan Mashed Potatoes

These Vegan Mashed Potatoes are so good, creamy and buttery, no one will ever guess that they’re not “the real deal”. No need to tell them… that’ll be your little secret!

These Vegan Mashed Potatoes are so good, creamy and buttery, no one will ever guess that they're not "the real deal". No need to tell them... that'll be your little secret!

When I first decided to go Vegan, I remember thinking that I would never again be able to eat decent mashed potatoes… and I was devastated there for a while. For seriously, how can one hope to make real good mashed potatoes without milk, butter, sour cream, or even chicken stock?

Well, as it turns out, the answer to that question is pretty simple: nutritional yeast!! You would not believe the amount of flavor and richness that a little bit of nutritional yeast confers to the mash!

To be honest, the addition of vegan butter helps too, in adding yet another level of depth and creaminess to this comforting side dish, but the nutritional yeast alone adds so much flavor, I wonder how I ever did without it!

Of course, there are also a few other rules to follow if you’re hoping to whip up a memorable mash, but I can guarantee you that adding tons of cream and butter aren’t one of them…

Let me prove that to you, if you will…

Biscuits are an undeniable classic American treat and a must-have on your Thanksgiving table. Those Whole Wheat Biscuits are a lot easier to make than you might think, and much healthier, too! Oh, and they are vegan, to boot!

Vegan Whole Wheat Biscuits

Biscuits are an undeniable classic American treat and a must-have on your Thanksgiving table. Those Vegan Whole Wheat Biscuits are a lot easier to make than you might think, and much healthier, too! It...

Rich, creamy and super tasty to boot, this Instant Homemade Cashew Milk only requires 2 ingredients and 1 minute of your time to make. Plus, unlike many other dairy-free milk alternatives, this one requires no soaking and no straining either; it's a no fuss, no mess, zero waste recipe!

Instant Homemade Cashew Milk

Rich, creamy and super tasty to boot, this Instant Homemade Cashew Milk only requires 2 ingredients and 1 minute of your time to make. Plus, unlike many other dairy-free milk alternatives, this one requires...

Ready in mere minutes and delicious any time of the year, this sturdy, Classic Three Bean Salad in tangy vinaigrette is the perfect make-ahead recipe for parties, potlucks, backyard barbecues or any social gatherings.

Classic Three Bean Salad

Ready in mere minutes and delicious any time of the year, this sturdy, Classic Three Bean Salad in tangy vinaigrette is the perfect make-ahead recipe for parties, potlucks, backyard barbecues or any social gatherings....

Filled with generous chunks of mushrooms and carrots in a rich and creamy red wine sauce, this Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon is a warm and comforting meal that has absolutely nothing to envy to its beefy counterpart!

Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon

Filled with generous chunks of mushrooms and carrots in a rich and creamy red wine sauce, this Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon is a warm and comforting meal that has absolutely nothing to envy to its...

Creamy, tangy, bursting with flavor, this Vegan Creamy Ranch Dip will instantly become your fresh veggies' best friend, and the star of any party it gets invited to!

Vegan Creamy Ranch Dip

Creamy, tangy, bursting with flavor, this Vegan Creamy Ranch Dip will instantly become your fresh veggies’ best friend, and the star of any party it gets invited to! Go to a party, any party,...