These summery vegan recipes are simple and delicious! All of these recipes keep the ingredient count under 10, so you know they’re going to be affordable, easy, and simple! Don’t forget to check out our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives!
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1. Mango Coconut Quinoa
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This Mango Coconut Quinoa by Hannah Sunderani is a healthy and wholesome meal for lunch or dinner. It’s made by sautéing spinach with a bit of coconut oil. Then adding cooked quinoa and mango chunks, and finally pouring in some coconut milk and a splash of lemon juice. The ingredients are simple; the preparation is easy — perfect for lazy summer days!
2. Homemade Trofie Pasta
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This Vegan Homemade Trofie Pasta by ThePlantbasedSchool is inspired by the classic Italian fresh pasta made for centuries on the Italian riviera Ligure. This recipe follows the original tradition. It’s made with only three ingredients, it’s naturally vegan, shaped by hand, and dressed with a delicious vegan pesto sauce. On the riviera of Italy, rolling pasta in the palm of your hand is called trofie, a type of pasta that is perfectly compatible with pesto. Good homemade pasta is unbeatable! There’s no pre-made pasta that can compete with a home-rolled and carefully shaped pasta like this trofie.
3. Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls
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Making these Vegan Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls by Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek is easy, and they’re ready in just about 15 minutes. So it’s a perfect dessert for when you get unexpected guests… or just crave something sweet. This recipe will be a hit with everyone — it’s definitely a showstopper.
4. Bagel Bites
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5. Fluffy Protein Pancakes
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Perfect, Fluffy Protein Pancakes by Hayley Canning made without bananas, refined sugar, or flour! Full of protein to fuel you through your morning! This vegan pancake recipe is easy and quick. They always come out perfectly light and fluffy! With only 8 ingredients, they are so simple to make, and are ready in about 15 minutes. This is a classic vegan pancake recipe that will win over all pancake lovers!
6. Funfetti Whoopie Pies
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7. Cinnamon and Raisin Cookies
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These delicious Cinnamon and Raisin Cookies by Hayley Canning combine dairy-free butter with sweet raisins, coconut sugar, and a warm hint of cinnamon to make irresistible goodies. It’s a quick and easy recipe that you can whip up from ingredients found in most kitchen cupboards in no time. Whether for a or a snack or healthier dessert, these cinnamon and raisin cookies will go down a treat every time. They are crispy on the outside and soft in the middle–the absolute perfect texture for a cookie.
8. Vanilla Matcha Oatmeal
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This Vanilla Matcha Oatmeal by Lenny Wu is the perfect way to start your day. It’s warm, tasty, hearty, and easy to make. What more could you need? This is a great recipe for sprucing up your oatmeal a bit. While everyone loves the classic peanut butter and fruit topping, why not get a little more creative sometimes? This matcha oatmeal is an energy-packed breakfast to fuel your mornings!
9. One Pot Tomato Basil Lentil Pasta
This pasta is so good you, won’t even realize it’s made from lentils! This One Pot Tomato Basil Lentil Pasta by Wholesome LLC comes together easily and beautifully and will have you coming back for seconds.
10. Smoky Tempeh Scramble
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This Smoky Tempeh Scramble by Nikki and Zuzana is an easy to prepare savory morning meal full of protein and veggies that could easily pass as lunch or dinner. Tempeh is a fantastic plant-based source of easy-to-digest protein that has a delicious nutty flavor and satisfying taste. It’s also very high in magnesium and is known to reduce cholesterol, increase bone density, and promote muscle recovery. The natural smoky flavor in this recipe comes from smoked paprika. If you don’t have this spice on hand, don’t stress it. Simply replace it with whatever spice you like – coriander, cumin or sumac are all great options. Now let’s get cooking…
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
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