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Natalie Slater



Vegan, Gluten-free Cinnamon Coffee Cake Muffins
 

7/24 The Recipe

Vegan, Gluten-free Muffins

These coffee cake muffins pair perfectly with, well, a cup of coffee. They're a great weekend treat or midday pick-me-up.
 
Meatless Mondays By the Numbers: How Much Can You Save?
 

7/13 The Insight

Meatless Monday Stats

Have you considered doing Meatless Mondays? You save money and a whole lot more. See how it adds up.
 
Meatless Mondays: Salad in a Jar 4 Ways
 

7/13 The Recipe

Easy Meal Prep: Salad in a Jar

We've teamed up with Farmer's Fridge to bring you these tips & inspirations for simple, healthy, make-ahead lunches.
 
Meatless Mondays: Vegan Taco Lasagna
 

7/6 The Recipe

Meatless Taco Lasagna

This vegan taco lasagna by Bake and Destroy's Natalie Slater is ooey gooey enough to satisfy any omnivore!
 
Smoothie of the Week: Better Than a Candy Bar Smoothie
 

6/30 The Recipe

Cacao Candy Bar Smoothie

What tastes like a candy bar and fuels your work out like a power bar? This killer smoothie featuring coconut and cacao!
 
From Hair Care to Cooking: 25 Magical Uses for Coconut Oil
 

6/23 The Spotlight

25 Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is a pretty magical product. It goes way beyond cooking. From beauty to pet care, here are 25 uses for coconut oil.
 
Smoothie of the Week: Look Hot Naked Smoothie
 

5/12 The Recipe

The Look Hot Naked Smoothie

With greens, healthy fats and plenty of protein, this smoothie recipe from The Skinny Confidential will make you feel sexy!
 
Smoothie of the Week: PB & J + Kale
 

5/8 The Recipe

PB & J + Kale Smoothie

Peanut butter and berries go together like, well, pb&j - but the surprising addition of kale is why this our smoothie of the week!
 
Friday Treat: Vegan PB & J Muffins
 

5/1 The Recipe

Vegan PB & J Muffins

Make a batch of PB&J muffins with this recipe from Chicago's own vegan bakery Pie, Pie My Darling and have the best weekend ever.
 
Meatless Mondays: Q&A With Rich Roll
 

4/27 The Interview

Q&A: Vegan Ultraman Rich Roll

Abe's fans interview Rich Roll - the first Ultraman World Championships athlete to compete on an entirely plant-based diet!
 
What is Your Earth Day Name?
 

4/22 The Article

Find Your Earth Day Name

You know your leprechaun name and your Game of Thrones name - but do you know your Earth Day name?
 
Meatless Mondays: Smoky Eggplant Steaks With Balsamic Cashew Cream & Pine Nuts
 

4/13 The Recipe

Smoky Eggplant Steaks

Looking for a meatless meal that really satisfies? Try this smoky eggplant steak dinner from the new cookbook Crave, Eat, Heal.
 
6 Reasons to Join the Vegan Cheese Revolution
 

3/6 The Insight

6 Reasons to Try Vegan Cheese

Thinking about going dairy free but not ready to lose cheese? Check out these reasons to make the switch to vegan cheese today!
 
Smoothie of the Week: Frozen Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie
 

3/5 The Recipe

Frozen Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

If you're lucky, you're saying goodbye to winter weather - but that doesn't mean you have to stop drinking your fave fall drink!
 
Meatless Mondays: Open-Face Lemon and Kale Sandwich
 

2/23 The Recipe

Delish Lemon and Kale Sandwich

Any leafy green (kale, Swiss chard, spinach) will work in this healthy sandwich. Be generous with the lemon juice and enjoy!
 
Meatless Mondays: Macaro-no Cheese with Crispy Kale
 

2/16 The Recipe

Macaro-no Cheese & Crispy Kale

Lamenting a cheese-less existence? This easy-to-make, comforting dish will make you forget all about dairy!
 
Meatless Mondays: Triple-Decker Lasagna
 

2/9 The Recipe

Triple-Decker Lasagna

Think lasagna is only for "cheat days?" Loaded up with healthy, plant-based fillings this hearty dish only feels like cheating.
 
Meatless Mondays: Kale Vegan Caesar
 

2/2 The Recipe

Kale Vegan Caesar

Give your Caesar salad a boost with the addition of kale, a nutritional powerhouse, and a few other cleanse-friendly ingredients!
 
Clean Carrot Cake: Vegan, Gluten-Free, No Sugar Added
 

1/9 The Recipe

Clean Carrot Cake

Naturally sweetened with pineapple, this healthier version of your favorite cold weather cake is guaranteed to hit the spot!
 
6 Places Sugar Is Hiding in Your Food
 

1/7 The Insight

6 Hidden Sugars!

Sugar lurks in foods we may not realize. From yogurt to bread to granola ... see how much you may be eating.
 
Meatless Mondays: Colorful Winter Salad
 

1/5 The Recipe

Colorful Winter Salad

Sweet and juicy oranges, creamy rich avocado and pungent daikon make this a cleansing and refreshing raw winter salad.
 
Meatless Mondays: Stuffed Butternut Squash
 

12/22 The Recipe

Stuffed Butternut Squash

This simple and delicious vegan entree is perfect for holiday gatherings, or just making your Meatless Monday special.
 
Meatless Mondays: Green Earth Orbs
 

12/15 The Recipe

Simple Snack: Green Earth Orbs

These orbs have a delicious, deep nutty flavor and are packed with healthy nuts and seeds that will make your skin glow!
 
DIY Gift: Vegan Snowman Snacks
 

12/12 The Article

DIY Gift: Vegan Snowman Snacks

Download our free Snowman Snacks gift tag and mix up a bag of this cute holiday treat featuring vegan candies, pretzels & almonds.
 
Smoothie of the Week: Chocolate Mylk
 

12/4 The Recipe

Chocolate Mylk

A simple DIY nut milk recipe from Emily von Euw that's delicious on it's own, or as a basis for your creative smoothie recipes.
 
Meatless Mondays: Cranberry Couscous
 

12/1 The Recipe

Side Dish: Cranberry Couscous

This simple, healthy holiday side dish comes to us from Westside Market NYC chef and chief matriarch Maria Zoitas.
 
Natalie's Vegan Holiday Survival Guide
 

11/28 The Insight

Vegan Holiday Survival Guide

Family gatherings can be an awkward time to discuss your diet. Create a stress-free vegan holiday with these 4 easy tips.
 
Meatless Mondays: The Best Gluten-Free Cornbread
 

11/24 The Recipe

Vegan Gluten-Free Cornbread

What's a great chili without a big hunk of freshly-baked cornbread? Try this gluten-free recipe from Fork and Beans' Cara Reed!
 
Meatless Mondays: Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner for Two
 

11/17 The Recipe

Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner

This one goes out to all the vegans toughing it out at the Thanksgiving dinner table. An all-in-one slowcooker feast fit for two!
 
Meatless Mondays: Green Bean Casserole Pizza
 

11/3 The Recipe

Green Bean Casserole Pizza

Two great tastes that taste great together! Get this Thanksgiving-inspired vegan recipe by Natalie Slater of Bake and Destroy.
 
Quiz: What's Your Problem?
 

10/30 The Quiz

Quiz: What's Your Problem?

Sleepy? Sluggish? Stressed out? Take this fun quiz to find out which BioTerra herbal supplement can help you get it together!
 
Meatless Mondays: Individual Super-Veggie Pot Pies
 

10/27 The Recipe

Personal Super-Veggie Pot Pies

Tender veggies in creamy gravy & a buttery crust with no cream or butter? These mini vegan pot pies are a must for your fall menu.
 
Meatless Mondays: Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Apples & Red Grapes
 

10/20 The Recipe

Awesome Quinoa Salad

Wishing for a quinoa salad that’s easy to make, chockfull of good nutrition, and tastes fantastic? Your wish is our command!
 
5 Halloween Looks Using Natural Cosmetics
 

10/16 The Article

5 Supernatural Halloween Looks

The ingredients in most Halloween makeup are pretty scary! Check out these five spooky looks created with natural cosmetics.
 
Meatless Mondays: Veggie Oat Taco Mince
 

9/29 The Recipe

Veggie Oat Taco Mince

Want a totally meat-free taco night? Kathy Hester's oat-based veggie taco mince does the trick!
 
Smoothie of the Week: Natalie's Green Smoothie
 

9/29 The Recipe

Natalie's Green Smoothie

Want to try a green smoothie but scared it will taste...green? Fresh lemon and mint keep this recipe fresh tasting and refreshing!
 
Meatless Mondays: Curry Cashew Savory Granola
 

9/22 The Recipe

Curry Cashew Savory Granola

Rethink granola with this savory vegan recipe! Sprinkle it on your favorite tomato soup for a hearty, meatless lunch or dinner.
 
Meatless Mondays: Steel-Cut Oat Bean Chili
 

9/15 The Recipe

Vegan Steel-Cut Oat Bean Chili

You'll never find an easier chili recipe than this! Packed with smoky flavor, it's tasty on its own or wrapped up in a burrito.
 
Meatless Mondays: Chickpea Veggie Soup
 

9/8 The Recipe

Vegan Chickpea Veggie Soup

Try and guess the secret ingredient in this hearty soup. Hint: You'll never look at your morning bowl of oatmeal the same way!
 
Meatless Mondays: Steel-Cut Oat Sausage Crumbles
 

9/1 The Recipe

Steel-Cut Oat Sausage Crumbles

Sprinkle it on pizza or spoon it on over biscuits and gravy. This simple, soy-free and gluten-free vegan recipe does it all!
 
Save Money and the Planet with a Waste-Free Lunch
 

8/18 The Article

Save $ with a Waste-Free Lunch

By now you know disposable lunch items create a lot of trash, but did you know you might also be throwing away your money?
 
The Easiest Vegan Banana Ice Cream Recipe — Done 5 Ways
 

7/30 The Recipe

Banana Ice Cream -- 5 Ways

From plain to mixing in peanut butter, almonds, cocoa or even berry lavender jam, here are 5 ways to enjoy vegan banana ice cream.
 
A Choco-Coco Donut So Good, You Can Have it for Breakfast
 

6/6 The Recipe

Choco-Coco Donuts

In honor of National Doughnut Day, here's a healthy choco-coco treat so good, you can have it for breakfast.
 
5 Simple Ways to Be Less Trashy
 

4/23 The Article

5 Ways to Waste Less

Want to make a real impact on the environment? Here are 5 easy ways to cut back on waste!
 
Vegan Banana Bread French Toast Cupcakes. Um, Yes!
 

4/7 The Recipe

Banana Bread Cupcakes

If you have to question eating banana bread french toast cupcakes, we may have to question you.
 
Sassy Answers to Common Vegan Misconceptions
 

4/7 The Article

Sassy Vegan FAQs

Have you ever had a question for a vegan? Well, be careful what you ask. You may get a sassy response.
 
Zesty Vegan Nacho Chee-Zee Sauce
 

4/7 The Recipe

Nacho Chee-Zee Sauce

Want a quick cheesy snack or a gooey vegan sauce to add to nachos, tacos or more? Check this out.
 
5 Hot New Products: From Reusable Taco Shells to Mustache Wax!
 

4/1 The Article

5 Hot New Products!

Abe's strives to find the hottest, newest products for you. Here are 5 fab finds — from reusable taco shells to mustache wax!