Cottagecore is one of the new aesthetic trends that zoomers are adopting. On Tiktok and other social media platforms, you can watch people baking bread, hosting picnics, twirling in flowy dresses, and reading in meadows. Cottagecore provides a wholesome and idyllic escape from the anxieties of everyday life. Even if you are in the middle of New York City, you can try experiencing the Cottagecore fantasy for yourself. These 15 vegan Cottagecore recipes are a great way to start. They’ll help you feel like you’re living in a quaint cottage in a faraway forest, with your three cats and mushroom garden. From homemade bread to vegan lemon bars, these vegan Cottagecore recipes are so cute, taste amazing, and might even help you relax a little bit.

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1. Homemade Bread

Homemade Bread

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This Homemade Bread by Petra Vogel only needs only 4 ingredients. Feel free to bake this in a big casserole dish with a lid.

2. Blackberry Thumbprint Cookies

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These easy Blackberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies by Angelina Papanikolaou are simple, delicious, and made with only five healthy ingredients!


3. Biscuit Pot Pie with White Beans and Mushrooms

Biscuit Pot Pie with White Beans and Mushrooms

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This vegan Biscuit Pot Pie with White Beans and Mushrooms by Allie Penner is ultra cozy and satisfying. White beans, mushrooms, rosemary, and thyme cooked are cooked to perfection in vegetable broth and topped with vegan spelt biscuits. Then, the skillet is transferred to the oven where the biscuits are baked until golden!


4. Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

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This easy Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal by Nicole Dunai will transform your morning bowl of oats! Filled with dried apples, spicy cinnamon, and studded with chia seeds, this wholesome breakfast is way better than any store-bought packet of oatmeal!


5. Roasted Tomato and Herb Quiche

Roasted Tomato and Herb Quiche [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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This Roasted Tomato and Herb Quiche by Jessica DeMarra is a little more hands-on but totally worth it, especially if you’re making it to share with someone special. Feel free to substitute roasted sunflower seeds instead of the pine nuts for a nut-free option. Fresh herbs and tomatoes shine in this summery breakfast, brunch, or anytime dish.

6. Blueberry Lemon Bars

Blueberry Lemon Bars

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Toss in some fresh, seasonal blueberries, dust with powdered sugar, and you will be in heaven. These Blueberry Lemon Bars by Taavi Moore will melt in your mouth and you would never believe the “buttery” shortbread crust is gluten-free. You won’t miss any eggs or butter in this recipe.

7. Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

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This Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup by Kelly Jaggers is a light yet satisfying combination of savory mushrooms and nutty brown rice. For a pretty presentation, garnish each bowl of soup with a sprinkle of chopped fresh herbs, like parsley, thyme, or oregano.


Excerpted from The Everything® Mediterranean Instant Pot® Cookbook by Kelly Jaggers. Copyright © 2020 by Simon & Schuster, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Adams Media, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. All rights reserved.

8. Mixed Berry Crumble Tarts

Mixed Berry Crumble Tarts

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The shortbread crust is perfectly sweet and oh so buttery without the actual butter. The crust is filled with a slightly tangy but sweet mixed berry compote and topped with a crunchy, caramelly oat crumble. You drooling yet? With a buttery and soft crust, perfectly sweet mixed berry compote, and crunchy oat crumble these Mixed Berry Crumble Tarts by Taavi Moore are the ultimate spring/summer dessert. They are also both gluten-free and vegan. Top these bad boys with some vegan vanilla ice cream or coconut whipped cream. They would also be good with frozen blueberries, raspberries, rhubarb, or other fruits instead of mixed berries.

9. Vegan Chicken & Mushroom Bake

Vegan Chicken & Mushroom Bake

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This Vegan Chicken & Mushroom Bake by Stephanie Davies is absolutely amazing. It will impress vegan and non-vegans alike. Perfect for parties and get-togethers! The puff pastry makes this dish seem fancy, even though it is super easy! The rich flavor, and crispy then soft texture — what more could you need?

10. Mini Banana Bread Loaf

Mini Banana Bread Loaf

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This Mini Banana Bread Loaf by Melanie Kröpfl is sugar-free and is super delicious!

11. Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Pies

Vegan Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Pies Topped With Heart

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The dream team combination of strawberry and rhubarb come together in these amazing vegan Mini Strawberry Rhubarb Pies by Nicole Dunai! Delicious filling and simple coconut oil crust make this classic dessert irresistible!

12. Raspberry Chia Jam

Raspberry Chia Jam

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A very simple recipe for a delicious homemade Raspberry Chia Jam by Fabio Gallo. This jam is sweetened with maple syrup and is using the chia seeds as a thickening agent.

13. Cornbread

Vegan Cornbread

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This delicious Cornbread by Mitra Shirmohammadi is super fluffy, crumbly, and moist! It’s also not overly sweet, but just enough to satisfy a sweet craving and goes perfectly with savory dishes.

14. Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

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This Lemon Cake by Maryke Wylde is the most simple and delicious vegan lemon cake you will ever make! It is fluffy inside and you can’t believe there are no eggs or dairy in this cake. Great texture. The frosting adds sweetness and the candy lemons can be added or not (your preference). You can get creative with the frosting and assembly of this cake. The mix will work equally as well as cupcakes.

15. Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes With Coconut Whipped Cream

vegan Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes With Coconut Whipped Cream

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These Strawberry Shortcake Pancakes With Coconut Whipped Cream by Kennedy Kitchings for a special Sunday morning treat. It’s perfect for those lazy days when you want to take the morning slow and indulge in an amazing breakfast with the people you love!

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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.

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