These budget-friendly vegan recipes mean you don’t have to break the bank to have flavorful, healthy, seasonal meals that are 100% plant-based. These meals are simple and cheap, so you don’t have to spend your entire paycheck to enjoy being plant-based!
We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Budget-Friendly Archives!
1. Creamy Yellow Bean Soup
Source: Creamy Yellow Bean Soup
2. Sweet Potato Lentil Stew
Source: Sweet Potato Lentil Stew
3. Sesame Cauliflower Bites
Source: Sesame Cauliflower Bites
4. Quinoa Blueberry Breakfast Scone
Source: Quinoa Blueberry Breakfast Scone
These Quinoa Blueberry Breakfast Scone by Nikki and Zuzana are a delicious, quick and easy vegan breakfast that’s loaded with plant protein, healthy fats, antioxidants, fiber, and they are naturally sweet!
5. Peanut Butter Bars
Source: Peanut Butter Bars
These Peanut Butter Bars by Harriet Porterfield are super delicious, loaded with protein and sure to please every peanut butter lover. Quick and simple to prepare with just five ingredients! These are a no-bake treat to so easy to whip up in a snack emergency.
6. Garlic Butter Cauliflower Steaks + Balsamic Veggies
If you have Gremolata left over, it’s great on any roasted veggie + it’s incredible on avocado toast! Without further ado, here is your deceptively easy, but fancy AF looking sheet pan meal: Garlic Butter Cauliflower Steaks + Balsamic Veggies by Megan Calipari!
7. Cheesy Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Source: Cheesy Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Simple to prepare but packed full of flavor with the most amazing creamy texture, this cheesy cauliflower soup will become a staple in your household. If you were ever a lover of cauliflower cheese, then this Cheesy Roasted Cauliflower Soup by Dan Waters will be something you adore. This would also make an amazing starter for a dinner party.
8. Miso Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms and Ramen Noodles
This Miso Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms and Ramen Noodles by Jenn Sebestyen and Kelli Foster Kelli Foster is everything: cozy, comforting, healthy, easy, and so delicious. Make it when you feel yourself coming down with a cold. It’s soothing and nourishing.
9. Apple Cranberry Crumble Pie
Source: Apple Cranberry Crumble Pie
This Apple Cranberry Crumble Pie by Shanika Graham-White is the best version of pie you’ll ever enjoy! Made from the best Fall flavor duo— cranberries + apples, this pie comes based with a delicious, flaky vegan crust (infused with hints of citrus) and topped with a crunchy brown sugar crumble that simply melts in your mouth with every bite. Just like with your other favorite pies, a generous scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream makes everything better!
10. Healthy Vanilla Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
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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.
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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