Blissful Basil is a blog dedicated to unearthing the happiest side of life through wholesome, plant-based foods. I believe that when we consciously and thoughtfully enjoy a wide array of healthful foods, we allow ourselves to thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally. I was raised to believe that food should be something that’s both enjoyable + nourishing, and I create recipes with this notion in mind. Whether you’re a vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, I hope you find Blissful Basil to be a welcoming and inspiring place. I strive to develop plant-based recipes that appeal to everyone, so you can count on a variety of flavors, textures, and colors in every dish.
This 7-ingredient vegan un-chicken salad is unbelievably reminiscent of the real thing. Most vegan chicken salads use a base solely derived fromÂ mashed chickpeas. Although this version relies on the trusty beans as well, its base gets a helping hand from an unexpected veggie ingredient: artichokes. When pulsed in a food processor,Â artichoke hearts
These gluten-free vegan almond butter shortbread cookies are delightfully light, crisp, and melt-in-your-mouth buttery. Ingredient wise, these cookies are a bit different than a classic shortbread, but I assure you they’re just as delicious. These nuttyÂ cookies are made with just 7Â ingredients (plus baking soda + sea salt): almond butter, coconut
This vegan cardamom pear smoothie is just as soothing and satisfying as it is nourishing. Ripe bartlett pear is blended with frozen cauliflower florets (see this post for more information about this surprising smoothie addition), almond milk, Medjool dates, almond butter, a splash of vanilla, and a dash of cardamom. The result is a creamy,...