Healthy Vegan Friday #38 Budgeting, Better Burgers and Carrot Cake Muffins

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Welcome to Healthy Vegan Friday’s blog hop.  At the end of last week the weather had turned a corner and I was actually enjoying sitting outside in the sunshine for the first time this year (with a big winter jacket on) watching my toddler bimble around the garden having the time of her life.  We have been cooped up inside now for 7 long months during this pregnancy and we’re both in need of some nice weather.  Then a couple of days later we had thick snow yet again, which continued for a few days.  Very depressing.  My little girl must be the only child who looks outside and say’s ‘Oh no, it’s snowing’ She hasn’t had the pleasure of snowmen and snowballs yet.  She just knows that Mummy doesn’t like going out in the snow and it’s cold.

So I’ve been trying to keep my spirits up by getting involved in something fun and a bit of a challenge.  I’m going to be taking part in Below the Line campaign at the end of April.  I explained a little bit more about it in my last post if you’re interested.  It involves living below the poverty line for 5 days to raise money for those in need.

For those of you who don’t know, Healthy Vegan Fridays is a weekly blog hop hosted by myself, Carrie @ Carrie on Vegan, and Gabby @ The Veggie Nook.  It is a place to share your healthy vegan recipes that make use of whole ingredients and minimize the use of processed and refined foods. The recipes shared on this link up are intended to emphasis the beauty, creativity and benefits of a healthy, plant-based diet!

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Recap of last week:

Most Popular Submissions

1: Vegan Budget Project – Week 2 Success


2: A Better (Veggie) Burger


3: Carrot Cake Muffins- Vegan, Grain-Free, Refined Sugar-Free & Oil-Free


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My Favourites from Last Week

‘Creamy’ Orange Cashew Dressing & Super Green Pomegranate Salad

'Creamy' Orange Cashew Dressing & Super Green Pomegranate Salad

Mmm this looks like sunshine in a salad dressing.  Yum!

Ⓥ Vegan Kitchen: Tofu Balls Ⓥ

Vegan Kitchen Tofu Balls

I am always on the lookout for a good vegan ‘meatball’ recipe and this one looks like a winner!

Easy Strawberry Milkshake

Easy Strawberry Milkshake

Who could refuse this Strawberry Milkshake at any time of the day?

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So, if you have a healthy vegan recipe (or 2) to share, please add it to the list below! If not, feel free to browse the submissions and get inspired! You can also check out our Pinterest board, Facebok Page and feel free to tweet about it using the hashtag #VeganFridays. Feel free to grab our button (code is on the sidebar) to help promote this even and show your vegan pride.

You don’t have to be vegan to submit, just needs to be a vegan recipe. so share that creativity of yours!

Thanks and happy Friday!

Submission Guidelines

  • maximum of 2 submissions per week
  • you do not have to be a vegan food blogger to link up, but all recipes must be 100% vegan.
  • all recipe submissions should focus on the most whole, unprocessed and unrefined ingredients as much as possible, although we will still accept recipes that make use of some processed/refined ingredients.
  • you may submit current or past recipes, just make sure they are not ones that you have shared previously on this blog hop.
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  1. Happy Friday! Below the Line sounds interesting – I think I’ll make a plan to join, too.

    This week I’m sharing a nourishing breakfast treat: Cinnamon Coconut Oatmeal with Sauteed Plums.

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