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41 Easy College Dorm Room-Friendly Vegan Recipes

Nutritious vegan options are becoming more prevalent in college dining halls - yay!  Still, it's not necessarily a wide variety of options available day to day, so I called on some of my fellow food bloggers to help me compile a resource for you college students to help you discover what you can cook on your own.  That's right, in your dorm room.

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Chocolate Almond Kale Smoothie | A Vegan Whole Food Meal on the Go

vegan | wfpb | easy | quick | gluten-free | refined sugar-free | 10 minutes or less | 10 ingredients or less

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Easy Vegan Buddha Bowl

This recipe is:

vegan | wfpb (whole food, plant-based) | easy | quick | gluten-free | oil-free | refined sugar-free | 10 ingredients or less

 

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Vegan Chipotle Mayo with Cauliflower Base

VEGAN | WFPB | QUICK | EASY | REFINED SUGAR-FREE | NUT-FREE | TOFU-FREE | CONDIMENT

If I see something on a menu that has chipotle in it, I'm probably ordering it.  There's something about that smokey flavor that draws me in.  I've enjoyed a few store-bought chipotle mayos, but am not always a fan of the ingredients I see listed on the label, especially since reducing my oil intake, which is often a base in mayo.  Our household seems to want to make chipotle mayo a staple, so I've been meaning to try making my own for awhile.  When I finally got around to it, I was really considering the ingredients.  I've had chipotle mayo with a cashew base and it was really delicious.  I may eventually post a cashew-based recipe.  But what about making one with more vegetables?  Since I have a tendency to overemphasize cashews in my life, I decided to try a cauliflower base for my first go.

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Pear Spice Muffins, Whole Food Vegan Style

VEGAN | WFPB | REFINED SUGAR-FREE | GLUTEN-FREE

We technically still have a bit of summer to enjoy, yet now that the kids are getting ready to go back to school I'm starting to crave autumn flavors.  We have such an abundance of pears from our tree right now, too, so time to enjoy them!  I'm starting to long for those delicious spices that are the stars until spring:  cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, mmmmm.  Simply calling out these flavors makes me feel relaxed, cozy and good.  

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