These recipes from the Food Monster App are ready in under 30 minutes! Save time in the kitchen so you can spend more time outside with the fam, and don’t forget to check out our Quick Meals Archives for more ideas!
1. Chicken-Fried Tofu With Orange-Scented Sweet Potatoes
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Did you know you can make tofu taste like fried chicken, and it only takes thirty minutes? What a time to be alive! If you’ve never been a fan of tofu—this Chicken-Fried Tofu With Orange Scented Sweet Potatoes from 30-Minute Vegan Dinners by Megan Sadd is the recipe that will change your mind. It’s spicy but sweet, with a crispy breading and TONS of flavor. This pairs well with steamed green beans or corn on the cob.
2. Arugula Pesto and Zucchini on Rye Toast
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A delicious open-face sandwich layered with tangy lime/arugula pesto sauce, sliced avocado and sautéed zucchini on rye toast. A healthy sandwich that sneaks in extra greens – perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Check out this Arugula Pesto and Zucchini on Rye Toast by Marie Reginato!
3. Mac and Cheese With Spinach and Tomatoes
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Who doesn’t love Mac n Cheese? It’s just the best when it comes to needing a comforting meal which gives you a big hug from the inside out. It may not be the healthiest but this Mac and Cheese With Spinach and Tomatoes from Emma Blake has added veggies so there’s a little less to feel guilty about. Life is about balance anyway right?
4. Spiced Black Bean Guacamole
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5. Vietnamese Spring Rolls
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Mix up the veg in these Vietnamese Spring Rolls from Melissa Tedesco with whatever you have on hand. You can serve them alongside a dipping sauce, like a sweet and sour, or eat them on their own. They’re great for parties or as a little project to do with your kids.
6. Cornmeal-Crusted Oyster Mushroom Po’ Boys
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Are you hungry for a perfectly crunchy, spot-on vegan version of the classic southern po’ boy? Oyster mushrooms lend an incredible texture to this speedy Cornmeal-Crusted Oyster Mushroom Po’ Boys recipe from 30-Minute Vegan Dinners by Megan Sadd, but if you can’t find them, substitute any sliced, tender mushrooms except portobello. Serve with a side salad, coleslaw or potato wedges.
7. Chocolate Banana Pancakes
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These Chocolate Banana Pancakes from Taryn Fitz-Gerald are pretty easy to make. It’s just a matter of throwing all the ingredients into your blender or nutribullet, blending and then there you have it – perfect plant based pancake batter, ready to go.
8. Instant Pot Sticky Rice
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9. Spring Pea and Arugula Pasta Salad
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This Spring Pea and Arugula Pasta Salad from Caroline Doucet is the very definition of a spring recipe. It’s packed with peas, arugula, feta and a light lemon vinaigrette. It’s perfect for picnics, potlucks, a family bbq or just a light lunch. Add chickpeas for a protein boost.
10. Moroccan Carrot Salad
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Check out our Quick Meals Archives for more under 30-minute recipes! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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