Wondering what recipes to make that not only have done well, but also taste delicious? These recipes are it! Not only are they under thirty minutes to make, but they will leave you wanting to make it again and again! Enjoy these top quick and easy recipes of 2020!
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1. Lobster Mushroom Bisque
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This Lobster Mushroom Bisque by Lauren Hartmann is creamy, dreamy, warm, and seafood-free amazingness! Creamy cashews and blended veggies create the richest, most decadent meal you’ll ever dip a spoon into. If you’ve never tried Lobster mushrooms before, they are a sight to bold. When soaked, they turn such a beautiful bright color and are an amazing meaty texture that is perfect for the bisque.
2. Carrot Pineapple Oatmeal
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Pineapple surprisingly pairs well with so many different foods and flavors, which is precisely the case with this oatmeal. Try this Carrot Pineapple Oatmeal by Lauren Smith for your next breakfast to see just how versatile pineapple is!
3. Flourless Chickpea Brownies
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These Flourless Chickpea Brownies by Maggie Wescott are fudgy and packed full of delicious chocolate flavor. These protein-packed brownies make a healthy dessert or snack any time of the day! Chickpeas are a fairly neutral-flavored bean and once combined with all the other ingredients there isn’t a hint of bean anywhere. These brownies are dense and fudgy, with the perfect amount of sweetness from the maple syrup and dark chocolate.
4. Rainbow Cake
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The coolest ever vegan cake! This Rainbow Cake by Melanie Kröpfl is vibrant and fun in blue, green, yellow and red. The cream is a delicate vanilla. You’ll want to dig in right away!
5. Coconut Curry Ramen with Crispy Tofu
Source: Coconut Curry Ramen with Crispy Tofu
A simple coconut curry ramen, topped with crispy tofu. Basically the best vegan noodle soup. This Coconut Curry Ramen with Crispy Tofu by Caroline Doucet is done in under 30 minutes and is packed with flavor. Use gluten-free ramen or rice noodles to make it gluten-free!
6. Tofu Puffs with Asian Vegan Mushroom Sauce
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These Tofu Puffs with Asian Vegan Mushroom Sauce by Adriana Zifarelli are a scrumptious main ideal to both treat and nourish yourself. Easy to make and super tasty this dish can be served with a spread of other Asian small dishes for a buffet like meal, or accompanied with noodles or steamed rice for a filling, main course that is also perfect for weekend or mid-week meal prep.
7. The Flakiest Scallion Pancakes
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The crispiest and flakiest The Flakiest Scallion Pancakes by George Lee you will ever make. Tried and true. These are fantastic and will impress everyone at the table!
8. Chickpea and Pumpkin Fritters
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This Chickpea and Pumpkin Fritters by Trudy Geneus is great to have during the Fall and Winter months because it’s got hearty grounding ingredients like pumpkin and chickpeas which will give you the comfort you crave during these seasons. Chickpea and Pumpkin Fritters are so delicious and will impress anyone who tries them!
9. Creamy Coconut Curry Noodles
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This vegan Creamy Coconut Curry Noodles by Lenny Wu is fantastic! So flavorful and delicious! These one-pot vegan curry noodles are basically heaven in your mouth –– creamy, spicy, savory, you-name-it. Cook up a batch for your dinner meal prep!
10. Jamaican Brown Stew Mushrooms with Butter Beans
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This Jamaican Brown Stew Mushrooms with Butter Beans by Trudy Geneus is packed with flavor and spices and starts with browning crimini mushrooms!
11. Garlic Knots
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This Garlic Knots by Alexandra/Eian Kelly is taken to the next level, in the form of fluffy, buttery, vegan garlic knots! Tie pizza dough into knots and coat with vegan garlic butter; it’s that easy!
12. The Classic Buddha Bowl
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This is the most classic combination, and with good reason: it’s easy to make and it’s a freakin’ mouth party! Roasting the sweet potatoes brings out their sweetness to this The Classic Buddha Bowl by Cara Carin Cifelli, which pairs perfectly with the spiced garbanzo beans. The quinoa makes it extra filling and what would a Buddha bowl be without an avocado? Everything is married together with a delicious maple tahini drizzle. Reprinted with permission from Vegan Buddha Bowls by Cara Carin Cifelli, Page Street Publishing Co. 2020. Photo credit: Jackie Sobon
13. Peanut Chickpeas
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ehse Peanut Chickpeas by Alexandra/Eian Kelly are one of the quickest, easiest, and most nutritious recipes! Packed with plant protein from the chickpeas and lots of vitamins thanks to the spinach, this makes an awesome weeknight meal!
14. No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars
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These No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars by Kris Dee | Mostly Domestic are chewy, thick, decadent and also happen to be vegan and gluten-free! The perfect treat. This chocolate peanut butter oat bar is ridiculous. Like, ridiculous! It’s kind of got a salty-sweet vibe going for it.
15. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
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These Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars by Angelina Papanikolaou are chewy, delicious, and perfect for when you are in need for a quick and easy dessert. You could even top them with a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream! They are thick, chewy, highly addictive, and easy to make with simple ingredients! Everyone needs a delicious bar recipe for days when you simply don’t have the time to make individual cookies. These Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are such an easy dessert to whip up for last minute!
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