Jenna Kilpinen

About Jenna Kilpinen

Jenna is a contributor for 301 Digital Media in Nashville, TN. When she isn't reading or taking photos, she makes YouTube videos about her life. Follow her online @jennaclarek

7 Hearty Vegan Soups With Wild Rice

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No matter the season, soup remains a staple dish in everyone’s home. Hearty vegan soups are a great meal option for vegans because they can be easily made with plant-based ingredients. Soups are a great way to cook vegetables and other hearty ingredients like lentils, beans, and even potatoes.

However, there are a number of non-vegan soup recipes that need to be updated with more plant-based substitutes. One of these classics is cream of chicken and wild rice. For vegans, a simple substitute is mushroom and wild rice. This soup is perfect for cozy nights or lunch on a chilly winter day. more→

5 Best Vegan Tacos for Breakfast

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Everybody loves tacos. However, in order to eat tacos as a vegan, we sometimes have to get a little creative. A plant-based diet means we have to load up on veggies and find some alternatives to certain taco staples. Of course, that just means our tacos are more colorful and unique! Some recipes for our favorite vegetarian tacos are over on OhMyVeggies, and they cover everything from tofu tacos to lentil tacos. Most of these vegetarian tacos are great options for vegans, but unfortunately, some of them do include things like eggs. As a result, there are only a few viable options for the most important meal of the day: breakfast! Who wouldn’t want to eat tacos for breakfast? Some people think that to be healthy they should eat less and just skip their first meal, but in actuality, you need to eat a good breakfast. In order to jump start your morning, we’re here to give you some vegan and vegetarian tacos recipes for the best vegan tacos for breakfast! more→

Spring Crock Pot Vegetarian Recipes

Spring has sprung! The weather is finally warming up, and people are starting to mow their lawns again. We love spring because it brings a feeling of new life! However, it can feel a little disheartening if you keep cooking the same old winter food. Even though those hearty, heavy meals can be delicious, they have no place on your spring menu. Of course, many of us get busier in the spring. As our schedules pick up and we finish out our projects and work before summer hits, we have less and less time to cook. Thankfully, the crock pot exists. Rather than worrying about how you’ll cook this week, get out your slow cooker and stop wasting precious time cooking! OhMyVeggies has a bunch of crock pot vegetarian recipes, but here’s a list of some recipes just for spring.

Slow Cooker Corn Red Pepper Chowder

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Everyone needs a good chowder recipe, and this one uses corn and red peppers to keep it light and delicious for spring!

Find the recipe here: Slow Cooker Corn Red Pepper Chowder

Slow Cooker Vegan White Bean Cassoulet

Spring Crock Pot Vegetarian Recipes

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Although cassoulet is traditionally a meat dish, this recipe is totally vegan! It uses white beans, and it’s a delicious dish to make this spring.

Find the recipe here: Slow Cooker Vegan White Bean Cassoulet

Crock Pot Homemade Yogurt

Spring Crock Pot Vegetarian Recipes

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If you’ve been missing yogurt since becoming a vegan (or maybe you’ve never had yogurt because you’ve always been vegan!), here’s a great opportunity. You can make your own vegan yogurt in your crock pot!

Find the recipe here: Crock Pot Homemade Yogurt

Crock Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Spring Crock Pot Vegetarian Recipes

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Tomato basil soup is a classic, so it’s a perfect recipe to try out with your crock pot!

Find the recipe here: Crock Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

Spring Crock Pot Vegetarian Recipes

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Spring isn’t just a time for vegetable meals. It’s also a great time to make some interesting treats! Here’s a great recipe for rice pudding that you can make in your slow cooker.

Find the recipe here: Slow Cooker Rice Pudding

Vegetarian Collard Greens

Spring Crock Pot Vegetarian Recipes

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In case you wanted collard greens as a vegan, here is a great recipe for you! It’s a perfect addition to your spring meals.

Find the recipe here: Vegetarian Collard Greens

Slow Cooker Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Spring Crock Pot Vegetarian Recipes

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You can also use your slow cooker to make your own jam! This special recipe features strawberry rhubarb jam, which is totally unique and great option for your transition from spring into summer.

Find the recipe here: Slow Cooker Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

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