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. Coconut Tapioca Pudding with Caramelized Bananas
You may remember tapioca from your childhood snack puddings? Here’s an upgraded coconut pudding version. This vegan Coconut Tapioca Pudding with Caramelized Bananas by Claire Ragozzino is made with creamy coconut milk, cardamom, caramelized bananas, and cacao nibs for a bit of texture. Tapioca, made from the cassava plant, is loaded with iron, calcium, folate and manganese. Much like chia, it can absorb several times its weight in liquid, making it a hydrating snack option. Grab a spoon and give this vegan tapioca pudding a try!
2. Avocado Key Lime Pie
Source: Avocado Key Lime Pie
Maggie Wescott‘s Avocado Key Lime Pie is rich, creamy, and delicious. This no-bake dessert is vegan, gluten-free, and easy to make. This healthy dessert is made of whole food plant-based ingredients for a dessert that leaves you satisfied.
3. Uncanny Chickpeas
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4. Chocolate Spread
Source: Chocolate Spread
This revolutionary healthy vegan Chocolate Spread by Jamie Raftery has just 4 ingredients – takes 30 seconds to make – contains no nuts – no added oils and comes full of brain-boosting omega fats and minerals. You will never go back to store-bought chocolate spreads ever again and this recipe provides a digestive rest from overindulgence of nut-butters!
5. Chocolate Banana Pancakes
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6. Coconut Pineapple Smoothie
Source: Coconut Pineapple Smoothie
This Coconut Pineapple Smoothie by Kristen Genton is so incredibly fresh and tropical. The coconut milk adds a certain thickness and flavor to it while all the other fruits just pop right in your mouth
7. Mushroom Shawarma
Source: Mushroom Shawarma
This recipe is a combination of cuisines. In Thailand, I got inspired to use oyster mushrooms as a juicy meat alternative, and in Israel, I learned to love the smell of shawarma. Combining the two creates a mouthwatering dish that is one of my most popular recipes among family and friends. Take a bite of the warm pita filled with creamy hummus, tahini, salad, tangy amba and crispy mushrooms, and fly to heaven! This Mushroom Shawarma recipe is reprinted with permission from The Traveling Vegan Cookbook by Kirsten Kaminski, Page Street Publishing, Co. 2021. Photo credit: Kirsten Kaminski.
8. Matcha Yogurt Overnight Zoats
Source: Matcha Yogurt Overnight Zoats
By pairing the green powder with some sweet and creamy nondairy yogurt, this oatmeal manages to replicate the qualities of a matcha tea latte. It’s not a mistake that the recipe does not call for any milk or water. You won’t need it! All that yogurt will provide all the “liquid” your oats will need to become soft and creamy. This Matcha Yogurt Overnight Zoats by Lauren Smith is like matcha pudding.
9. Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Source: Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Oil-free Garlic Smashed Potatoes by Maggie Wescott are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Perfectly browned and bursting with garlic flavor, it’s hard not to eat these directly from the sheet pan!
10. Chocolate Coconut Granola
Source: Chocolate Coconut Granola
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.
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- 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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