These 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. Breakfast Oats Peach Smoothie
Source: Breakfast Oats Peach Smoothie
This Breakfast Oats Peach Smoothie by Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek is quick and easy to make, so it’s great when you’re running a bit out of time in the morning and just want a healthy breakfast on the go. Perfect for a healthy summer breakfast! Just place all ingredients into a blender, blend, and store in a jar until ready to consume. Plus, a fun twist on this recipe! If you have any leftover smoothie mixture (why would you, but anything can happen), pour it into a popsicle mold, and freeze for an afternoon frozen treat!
2. Zippy Vegan Coleslaw with Mango
Source: Zippy Vegan Coleslaw with Mango
3. S’mores Cookie Bars
Source: S’mores Cookie Bars
4. Chia Jam and Oat Breakfast Pot
Source: Chia Jam and Oat Breakfast Pot
If you’re a fan of the peanut butter and jelly combination then you will love this Chia Jam and Oat Breakfast Pot by Vicky Coates for sure. This is one tasty, high protein, satisfying breakfast that will keep you full until lunch! Within this breakfast pot, the combination of the oats, chia seeds, peanut butter, and protein powder makes for a perfectly balanced breakfast packed with carbs, healthy fats, and protein.
5. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars
If you’re an absolute cookie dough fiend, then you’ll love these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars by Sarah Nevins. They’re super easy to make without any blender or food processor needed—just a good old-fashioned mixing bowl and about ten minutes of your time! Reprinted with permission from Effortless Vegan by Sarah Nevins, Page Street Publishing Co. 2020. Photo credit: Sarah Nevins
6. Zesty Cauliflower Rice Pilaf
Source: Zesty Cauliflower Rice Pilaf
Rice pilaf is a staple on many dinner tables and dining menus. But have you ever tried making pilaf with cauliflower rice? It’s light, refreshing, and only gets better with age. This Zesty Cauliflower Rice Pilaf by Carly Paige is an easy and flavorful side dish!
7. Whole Wheat Vanilla Cake
Source: Whole Wheat Vanilla Cake
This is a basic recipe for a Whole Wheat Vanilla Cake by Namrata Edward Kshitij. You can add roasted nuts and soaked raisins to the batter before baking for a more festive treat. If you love coffee, feel free to add 2-3 heaped teaspoons of instant coffee powder to the batter for a delicate coffee flavor.
8. Beet Salad with Quinoa
Source: Beet Salad with Quinoa
9. Summery Berry Crunch
Source: Summery Berry Crunch
A delicious combination of fresh berries and fruit layered with yogurt & granola. Quick, easy & simple, this Summery Berry Crunch by Tania Pilcher makes a perfect back-to-school breakfast or an afternoon snack. You can prepare it the night before to save precious time on the morning school run.
10. Cherry Nice Cream
Source: Cherry Nice Cream
This Easy Cherry Nice Cream by Allison Reynaud is made from only three ingredients. Gobble it up right after pureeing the fruit or save it for later for scoop-able banana ice cream. All the sweetness is coming from the bananas and cherries, so the browner the banana the sweeter it is. Also keep in mind the riper the banana is, the more it stands out in the flavor profile.
Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!
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.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
Here are some great resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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