Bored and uninspired with your cooking? Try eating by color! Arbitrary, yes, but fun too! You can do a different color every day of the week! While some colors may be a bit tricky, orange is pretty easy! From mango, to carrots, to oranges themselves, there are so many different plant-based orange foods to try! To get you started, here are 15 vegan orange foods that taste amazing!
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1. Peach Crumb Cake
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This Peach Crumb Cake by Petra Vogel is super tasty and fun to make! Plus, you can switch the fruit out to whatever you’re feeling. It’s versatile and so great for summer. You have to try this peach crumb cake.
2. Chickpea Curry
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3. Apricot Muffins
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These Apricot Muffins by Lenia Patsi are super easy and only require five simple ingredients. They also have a wonderful orange color and fruity taste! Try them while there are still apricots in season!
4. The Natural Antibiotic Juice
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If you feel yourself coming down with a cold, flu, or generally starting to feel run down this is NOT the time to be eating ANY sugar, artificial sweeteners, or processed foods. Instead, support your body and your immune system with proper nutrition, sleep, fresh air, sunshine, and stress management. And when it comes to nutrition there is no better way to fortify yourself with vitamins, minerals, and other health-supporting nutrients than by drinking fresh juice made with healing herbs, vegetables, and fruits. You’re not completely at the mercy of an infection when it hits you. There are many foods, spices, and medicinal herbs that have been shown to reduce the incidence, severity, and duration of these infections. The Natural Antibiotic Juice by Nikki Zuzana is a wonderful way to support your immune system and fight off any nasty bugs you may have come into contact with
5. Fresh Peach Gelato
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During the hot summer months, what you need is an ice-cold scoop of homemade peach gelato made with in-season, fresh peaches. No ice cream machine required! This Fresh Peach Gelato by Simona Malerba can be whipped up with minimal ingredients and effort.
6. Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries With Parsley Cashew Dip
These crispy and tender sweet potato fries are delicately seasoned with an Indian-inspired spice blend. Serve them along with the creamy parsley cashew dip to complement your favorite veggie burgers. You will love Crazy Vegan Kitchen‘s Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries With Parsley Cashew Dip!
7. Sticky Orange Sesame Tofu
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This flavorful finger-licking good orange sesame recipe is made in just 30 minutes with easy ingredients. the perfect crowd-pleasing tofu recipe. It is easy enough to make on busy weeknights and rich in flavor. You have to try this Sticky Orange Sesame Tofu by Patricia Granek.
8. No-Bake Creme Brulée
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A classic French dessert, creme brulée, which translates to “burnt cream,” is a cold, creamy, rich custard beneath a crisp coating of burnt sugar. To get to the custard, you need to break through the sugar, and with each mouthful, you get crunchy bits of caramelized sugar as well. There is decadence in every spoonful of creme brulée, which traditionally requires eggs and heavy cream. This easy, no-bake No-Bake Creme Brulée by Tina Dawson replaces cream with full-fat coconut milk and eggs with custard powder. Serve with fresh mango for a luxurious flavor combo of creamy custard with sweet, juicy mango.
9. The Best Mimosa
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Mimosas are a great celebratory drink. They are light, fizzy, and easy to sip as you chat with your besties. And, it’s pretty much the only drink that’s acceptable to have before 11 a.m.! So, let’s start popping some bottles. No doubt, this is an easy mimosa recipe that everyone will love. But there are a few tips/tricks to ensuring that you have the perfect sip every time. It all comes down to ratio and preparation. Get the details below for making The Best Mimosa by Hannah Sunderani.
10. Cottage Pie
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11. Lemon Turmeric Energy Balls
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These Lemon Turmeric Energy Balls by Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD are a quick and satisfying breakfast, treat, or on-the-go snack with a sweet lemony flavor that packs a powerful anti-inflammatory punch. This is one of those recipes where you throw everything in and let the food processor do the work. And everything means an entire half of a lemon! Including the juice, flesh, and peel as they provide a lemony flavor that you just can’t get with plain ole lemon juice. The key is to let the dough blend long enough so no lemon bits remain and you have a smooth consistency. The turmeric in these treats has more to offer than a beautiful color. Turmeric is one of the most studied spices because of its strong anti-inflammatory properties. Its positive effects on multiple diseases is promising and make it a MUST-HAVE in at least 1 meal or snack a day!
12. Mango Lemon Bars
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A classic summer dessert with a spin. These Mango Lemon Bars by Taavi Moore are extra tasty thanks to an addition of mango and a soft, buttery shortbread crust. These mango lemon bars are also coconut-free. Most vegan lemon bar recipes will call for coconut milk, but this one relies on corn and tapioca starch to create a thick, creamy texture. If you aren’t a fan of coconut or just tired of using it in every vegan recipe…then this one is for you.
13. Smokey Chipotle Hummus
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Hummus is perfect for a quick bite. It’s also simple to make and packed with protein however, it can get a bit boring. Here’s a recipe that will turn up the heat and break you out of a hummus slump! This Smokey Chipotle Hummus by Crissy Cavanaugh will step up your snack game and keep you full!
14. Carrot Ginger Soup with Curried Raisin Relish
This Carrot Ginger Soup with Curried Raisin Relish by Nikki and Zuzana is vegan, gluten-free, and suitable for those following a plant-based as well as raw vegan diet and of course anyone who just want to eat more healthily. The combination of carrots and ginger creates a comforting combination in this satisfying soup – just the right treat during a cool fall season.
15. Nectarine and Mango Summer Tart
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Make the best of seasonal nectarines this summer with this light Nectarine and Mango Summer Tart by Tania Pilcher. It’ll be the only dessert you’ll need for this summer season. A great way of indulging. Gluten-free & vegan friendly.
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