This week, the spotlight is shining on Holly Jade of The Little Blog of Vegan! Holly posts incredibly beautiful dinners and desserts that are sure to make you smile and want to try to make them yourself! Holly went vegan in 2015 and has seen many benefits since- check out her story to learn more.

Holly not only posts gorgeous and cute recipes, but her blog also features beauty and lifestyle sections for a cruelty-free life in more ways than just what’s on your plate. She also was named Food Blogger of the Year 2017! If you visit her site, you’ll very quickly see why. We love Holly’s amazing recipes and food photography, her advice on beauty and lifestyle, and her wonderful and kind posts. Check it out for yourself!

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1. Mixed Berry Jam Filled Cupcakes [Vegan]

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The combination of the delicious vanilla cake with berry jam in these Mixed Berry Jam Filled Cupcakes is divine. Tastes just like summer! The cake is that simple, you don’t even have to have a stand mixer…it’s that easy!

2. Chocolate Orange Cheesecake [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free]

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This Chocolate Orange Cheesecake incorporates real orange juice and zest for a citrus burst. When you paired the citrus with a rich chocolatey base you get a dessert that is utterly divine! The cheesecake looks really impressive and would be perfect for a party or with dinner guests.

3. Black Bean Burgers With the Best Burger Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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We are so happy to share with you the best vegan burger recipe…EVER! This bean burger along with homemade mustard and mayonnaise-based burger sauce is out of this world good. We’ve all had more than our fair share of lackluster veggie burgers, but this black beans patty is not one to miss out on- especially when you serve it with the thick, creamy, and mildly spiced sauce. Try these Black Bean Burgers With the Best Burger Sauce!

4. Creamy Peanut Butter Cheesecake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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This irresistible Creamy Peanut Butter Cheesecake is the perfect treat for peanut lovers! You will surely drive your friends and family crazy over this cheesecake. It’s rich in all the right ways and completely raw. No baking required. Let’s do it.

5. Easy Mince Pies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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The crust of these Easy Mince Pies contains only 3 ‘easy to find’ ingredients and is gluten-free! It’s light, crumbly and delicious. You’ll want to nibble on the whole batch, they’re that good. These are a delicious treat served warm with dairy-free ice cream. Delicious!

6. Raw Double Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Pinks, reds, and chocolate create a romantic display in this elegant Raw Double Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake. The base is made with a mixture of hazelnuts, almonds, and chocolate. The texture is firm, crumbly and nutty; the perfect chocolatey base for any cheesecake. The next layer is a chocolate cheesecake layer which is rich and creamy. Then, comes a thick layer of raspberry cheesecake which adds an amazing and pretty pink color and yummy flavor. Adding in fresh fruit to a cheesecake brings out the natural colors of the fruit and gives an extra kick from the raspberries. Finally, it’s topped with a coconut cream and raspberry layer. Decorate as desired and serve to your favorite people!

7. 30-Minute Chana Masala [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Chana masala is a hearty mixture of stewed chickpeas and a nuanced blend of spices and the coconut cream makes it rich, decadent, and delicious. This 30-Minute Chana Masala is a great dish to serve before a party as a dip or to put over rice for the main course.

8. Ombre Strawberries and Cream Pancakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Looking for a trendy brunch idea? Look no further! These Ombre Strawberries and Cream Pancakes are a beautiful rainbow of red and white, topped with coconut cream and strawberries, and totally ready for your social feeds. Plus, they taste great too.

9. Baked Tortilla Samosas [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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What beats a spicy samosa? Nothing! Because this version of Baked Tortilla Samosas uses tortillas and requires baking instead of frying, you will be left with healthier samosas that maintain the same tasty textures and flavors. The tortilla wraps crisp in the oven whilst the potato, carrot, and spinach filling remains perfect.

10. Unicorn Cheesecake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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We understand: you’re a unicorn. And as a unicorn, you only deserve sweets that speak to your true inner being. That’s where this fabulous raw vegan Unicorn Cheesecake steps in. As much as this gorgeous ombre of three berry layers and rich vegan buttercream looks like a work of art, it’s actually easy and very fun to make and tastes delicious! When it comes to decorating your unicorn, go wild — top it with plenty of edible flowers, vegan candy, and sprinkle.

11. Chili Naan Bread [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Chili and garlic in bread is a match made in heaven. This Chili Naan Bread is vegan, gluten-free, easy to make, and tastes divine. It absolutely tastes better than naan bread from a restaurant! It’s so fluffy and soft that you won’t be able to imagine your life without it after you try it. The perfect side to any Indian dish, or even enjoy it with some guacamole! YUM!

12. Caramel Coffee Layer Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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If you are a fan of coffee, especially caramel coffee drinks, then this Caramel Coffee Layer Cake was made for you. This cake itself is rich, moist, light, fluffy, and delicious! Plus, it’s super quick and easy to make; who says baking from scratch has to be a hassle? On top of being extraordinarily delicious and simple, this dessert has 4 gorgeous layers, an elegant caramel buttercream coating, and a chocolate drizzle.

13. Rosemary Polenta Fries [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These Rosemary Polenta Fries are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside — just the way it should be! Polenta is tossed with a touch of olive oil, rosemary, and chili flakes and then topped off with garlic oil. Serve these with your favorite dipping sauce.

14. White Chocolate Panda Bear Macarons [Vegan]

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Delicious and extremely moorish macarons with a filling of dairy-free white chocolate ganache. These White Chocolate Panda Bear Macarons are a simple to make and decorate, perfect quick & easy treat.

15. Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Cups [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These Pesto and Sun-Dried Tomato Cups are the perfect finger food for a party or potluck. The crispy tortilla shells are filled with a cashew cream cheese and then finished off with sun-dried tomatoes, pesto, and chives. This recipe is fast, easy, and makes for some good eating with friends.

Be sure to check out Holly’s recipe page on our site, as well as her website! You can also find her recipes on our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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