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Spicy 'Chicken' Sandwich

Updated: Aug 28, 2019

Who wants the best Vegan Spicy 'Chicken' Sandwich? If you answered I DO. I have great news for you because this sandwich not only tastes amazing but is:

  1. Completely Free of Soy

  2. Gluten-Free Option

  3. Medium-Mild Spiciness


Just imagine a crunchy, savory patty breaded in a simple, fiery blend of spices that packs the PUNCH, cooled down with crisp lettuce, tomato, and vegan mayo. It’s way better than the original spicy chicken sandwich, and the one you will be craving.

This Spicy 'Chicken' Recipe is:

  • Easy

  • Tasty

  • Healthy

This delicious plant-based recipe requires only 13 SIMPLE ingredients that you likely already have on hand, is easy to make, & perfect for making ahead of time!

Let's take a break from this tasty vegan recipe to chat about the reality of self-care...⠀ ⠀ Self-Care isn't all face masks, drinking water, and being grateful. It is about healing aspects of yourself that you felt shame and pain around. ⠀ ⠀ It is coming into a balance of both the internal and external. ⠀ From preteens to 18, I was solely focused on the EXTERNAL definition of self-care. Meaning, I loved treating myself to clothes, face masks, make up, etc.. Yet I was doing it from a place of dis-ease. ⠀ ⠀ Which ultimately forced me to only look at the INTERNAL, negating or not really caring about the exterior. This time focused heavily on shadow work, yoga, meditation, & spiritual concepts to get myself out of such a negative space. ⠀ ⠀ I've been on both sides of the spectrum, but I've learned that you need to find balance. ⠀ ⠀ Honoring the ebbs and flows of your emotions and life. Looking at what is triggering you & healing it so you can evolve. Dressing authentically, at home spa days, & taking care of the external.⠀ ⠀ How you feel on the inside is representative of how you look on the outside. Vice versa.⠀ ⠀ Yet I often only see people doing one of the two or none at all. Leaving great room for expansion and growth. 🌱⠀ ⠀ So, let's talk! Are you taking care of both the internal AND external needs? What's your favorite form of self-care?

Make sure to check out the video below!

If you try out this recipe make sure to let me know! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag a photo #underthewillow on Instagram.

Want to save the recipe for later? Pin it on Pinterest HERE!



I empower women to step into their authenticity + worth with tasty vegan recipes & spiritual healing!


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Elizabeth Shelton creates self-development tools to help people reach their greatest potential. All while making tasty plant-based recipes that are mainly GF, are easy & can be made in 30 minutes. She aims to help 

people create meaningful lives through a holistic, healthy, and balanced life.

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I am 22, Milwaukee-born, Vegan Recipe Developer & Spiritual Mentor with a purpose to help people live their most abundant, holistic, & balanced lives through spiritual healing techniques and delicious plant-based foods. 


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