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!

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1. Low FODMAP Creamy Tomato Risotto

Vegan Low FODMAP Creamy Tomato Risotto

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Risotto is such a perfect comfort food, right? I mean it’s simple to make, can feed larger crowds, it’s affordable, it is creamy and so flavorful! It ticks all the boxes of how comfort food should look like! If you love Risotto, you have to try this Low FODMAP Creamy Tomato Risotto by Stefani Weiss!

2. Heirloom Tomato and Basil Wine Sauce Over Pasta

Vegan Heirloom Tomato and Basil Wine Sauce Over Pasta

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The combination of the heirloom tomatoes and basil in this heirloom tomato basil olive oil wine sauce is simplicity at its best! This is a very comforting juicy sauce and a really simple dish to prepare. Cook the pasta until just al dente and toss with the sauce. This Heirloom Tomato and Basil Wine Sauce Over Pasta by Stephanie McKinnie is that easy.

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3. Easy Avocado Hummus

Vegan Easy Avocado Hummus

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This Easy Avocado Hummus by Hayley Canning is creamy, delicious, and easy to make. The perfect homemade gluten-free, vegan, and healthy dip to enjoy at any time. The best part is, you can make this healthy hummus dip in less than 10 minutes!

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4. One-Pot Creamy Taco Pasta with Black Beans

Vegan One-Pot Creamy Taco Pasta with Black Beans

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This One-Pot Creamy Taco Pasta with Black Beans by Maggie Wescott is an easy and healthy weeknight dinner.  Pasta is cooked in enchilada sauce, onion, garlic, and peppers and then tossed with yogurt for a delightfully creamy sauce. This one-pot dinner recipe will quickly become your new favorite meal!

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5. Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

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These Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars by Robin Runner is a fun, and super easy recipe that kids and easily prepare. It’s also a lovely cool treat as you store in the freezer or fridge. Sweet, salty, chocolatey perfection. These are wonderful for parties, BBQs, a foodie treat for a friend –whatever or whenever you need a treat. They store nicely in an airtight container for weeks on end (esp. in the freezer).

6. Chickpea Fries with Rosemary Garlic Aioli

Vegan Chickpea Fries with Rosemary Garlic Aioli

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These Chickpea Fries with Rosemary Garlic Aioli by Mitch and Justine Chapman are crispy. They’re crunchy. They’re chickpea fries with rosemary garlic aioli! Hold the phone. You can make fries out of chickpeas? Yup! And you’re about to find out how.

7. Vanilla Bean Scones with Vanilla Glaze

Vegan Vanilla Bean Scones with Vanilla Glaze

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These Vanilla Bean Scones with Vanilla Glaze by Megan Calipari really put vanilla at center stage. And boy does it shine.

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8. Breakfast Buddha Bowl

Vegan Breakfast Buddha Bowl

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This Breakfast Buddha Bowl by Lena Novak is the perfect way to start your day. It’s delicious, filling, and will have you feeling amazing!

9. Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

Vegan Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

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This Turmeric Cauliflower Rice by Daphne Goh is a simple twist to the Cauliflower rice with aromatic fragrance from the turmeric powder and cumin powder. Easy to make and so delicious!

10. Chocolate Mousse with Aquafaba

Vegan Chocolate Mousse with Aquafaba

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Vegan chocolate mousse with aquafaba is light, fluffy, and decadent.  This Chocolate Mousse with Aquafaba by Maggie Wescott is made without eggs and dairy and is a swoon-worthy vegan dessert for any occasion.  Serve it with a dollop of coconut whipped cream for an extra luscious treat.

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate 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.

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