Category Archives: Snacks and Side Dishes

Mini Tacos with Sprouts and Avocado

Delicious vegan, gluten free, and oil free mini taco sliders! Made with beans, fresh radish, tomato, avocado, cilantro, and sprouts. #veggielexi #veganrecipes #glutenfreerecipes #tacos

Since stumbling across the mini corn street taco tortillas at the grocery store, I’ve become completely obsessed.  They make the perfect little tacos and I love filling them with tons of fresh ingredients. These ones are absolutely bursting with flavor.  I adore the combination of the creamy avocado, the spicy pickled jalapeno, and the fresh […]

Nut Free Vegan Parmesan

Easy and delicious nut free Vegan Parmesan! Allergen friendly, gluten free, and absolutely perfect for sprinkling on everything! #veggielexi #vegancheese #veganrecipes #nutfreerecipes - by Veggie Lexi

I love this nut free version of vegan parmesan.  It’s salty, cheesy, delicious, and comes together in just a few minutes.  It’s perfect for topping pasta, salad, and “meatball” subs. Even better, it keeps in the fridge very well.  Store it in an airtight container and it should last for a few weeks (but honestly, […]

Asian Cabbage Salad

Easy Asian Sesame Cabbage Salad with Cilantro and Lime - by Veggie Lexi

I love cabbage salads and have been especially loving Asian flavors lately.  This is about as quick and bare bones as you can get, but it’s still remarkably flavorful and delicious.  I love having it as a side or as a topping on veggie burgers.   If you’ve tried this recipe, please let me know […]

Healthy Scallion Pancakes

Healthy and delicious scallion pancakes that are made with oat flour. Vegan, gluten free, and oil free! #veggielexi #veganrecipes #glutenfreerecipes - by Veggie Lexi

Sometimes my recipes are planned out, and sometimes my recipes are born because I got a random craving one night and I needed to figure out how to make what I wanted with what I had on hand.  This recipe is one of the latter recipes. This recipe turns out so much better if you […]

Skin-On Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Try these delicious vegan skin-on garlic mashed potatoes for a tasty upgrade to your standard potato night! - by Veggie Lexi

I’ve always loved mashed potatoes, but I’ve never loved standing there peeling potatoes.  Thankfully, I love potato skins in my mashed potatoes, and this recipe is truly so easy and so delicious. Try these mashed potatoes with my Carrot Gravy, it makes the most to die for combination! Pro tips: 1) Don’t be too shy […]


Delicious vegan and gluten free skillet cornbread! Just a little sweet and a lot savory. #veggielexi #veganrecipes #glutenfreerecipes #cornbread - by Veggie Lexi

Cornbread is definitely a happy memory food for me.  Maybe it’s because I went to college in the South. It’s delicious, quick, filling, and makes me all kinds of happy.   I love having a slice of cornbread with beans, fresh salsa, and a little lime juice for a simple and delicious dinner.  I also […]

Rainbow Kale Salad

Kale salad with clementine, cucumber, watermelon radish, and cherry tomatoes. Vegan, gluten free, oil free. - by Veggie Lexi

Have you ever heard the saying that you eat with your eyes first?  That’s why I love eating bright, colorful, beautiful food. This salad is a feast for your eyes before you even take a bite.   Kale is one of the most nutrient dense foods, and I love incorporating lots of it into my […]

Healthy Loaded Nachos

Healthy Vegan Loaded Nachos with Homemade Lime Tortilla Chips, Black Beans, Tofu Taco Crumble, Onion, Tomato, Jalapeno, Nacho Cheese Sauce, Cilantro, Avocado, and Pepperoncini. Oil Free and Gluten Free - by Veggie Lexi

My ultimate dinner is loads of chips topped with loads more of good stuff.  This healthy loaded nachos recipe definitely fits that. So insanely delicious, these are the best nachos I’ve ever had.  Your tastebuds will never believe that they’re healthy, promise. A huge part of what makes these nachos so much healthier are the […]

Oil Free Tortilla Chips

Oil free tortilla chips with lime juice and salt on a baking sheet.

Tortilla chips have always been a staple in our house, they are definitely our chip of choice.  When we’re feeling lazy, we’ll simply toast some corn tortillas in the toaster and tear them up to make sorta kinda tortilla chips.  When we’re in the mood to really fill the tortilla chip craving in a totally […]

How To Make Perfect Fluffy Rice

Perfect Vegan Buttery Fluffy Rice - by Veggie Lexi

For years, the perfect, fluffy, buttery rice of my dreams eluded me.  I eventually gave up on stovetop rice and bought a rice cooker (or two).  One of them cooked rice, and that’s just about the best thing I could say about it.  The other one did a pretty good job, but it just took […]