Despite the debate over what qualifies as a sandwich (for example, is a hot dog a sandwich?), nobody can deny that sandwiches are a classic lunch staple. Quick and easy, portable and convenient, and so tasty too – what’s there to not like? Our awesome bloggers have tips and tricks galore to make your sandwiches better than ever, and you can find all these recipes and more on our Food Monster App!

1. Classic Sandwiches, Veganized

Vegan chickpea tuna salad sandwich

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Classic sandwiches that have been the star of lunch boxes for a long time are still available when you want to eat vegan! There are so many delicious plant-based versions of well-known sandwich recipes, like this Chickpea Tuna Salad from Gabrielle St. Claire or a Baloney sandwich from Plant Based Meats by Robin Asbell! You get the added bonus of homemade bagel bread with this Homemade Everything Bagel BLT from Parsley Vegan, or whip up a deli staple with Mayim Bialik’s Reuben Sandwich from Mayim Bialik: Actor, The Big Bang Theory!

2. Tempeh and Tofu

Meatless BBQ Tempeh Sandwiches

Image Source: BBQ Tempeh Sandwiches With Stewed Fig, Onion Marmalade and Arugula

Get a boost of protein in your sandwich with these tempeh and tofu-packed recipes! These BBQ Tempeh Sandwiches With Stewed Fig, Onion Marmalade and Arugula from VBQ: The Ultimate Vegan Barbecue Cookbook, Nadine Horn and Jörg Mayer are sure to impress your lunchbreak buddies, and everyone will be asking where you bought this Tofu Banh Mi from Vegan Punks. This simple but delicious Grilled Barbecue Tempeh Slider With Kale Slaw from Margaret Chapman would be perfect for a cookout or backyard picnic! Check out Zsu Dever’s Grilled Buffalo Tofu Po’ Boy With Apple Slaw for a recipe you’ll want to make again and again.

3. Veggie Sandwiches

Roasted Balsamic Veggie Rolls

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Trying to find new ways to get your veggies in? Putting them into a sandwich is a great way to do it! You won’t believe how good these Roasted Balsamic Veggie Rolls from Sirke Reivo are, and these BBQ Pulled Veggie Sandwiches from Margaux Mouton will put you in a summery mood. If you love hummus with your veggies, this Artichoke and Pesto Hummus Sandwich from Liz Martone is for you! Go banh mi-inspired with this Pickled Vegetable Sandwich from Melissa Tedesco.

4. Wraps

Vegan Crispy Curry Tofu Wrap With Homemade Tortillas and Avocado Mayo

Image Source: Crispy Curry Tofu Wraps With Homemade Tortillas and Avocado Mayo


Sometimes you need a change from eating a sandwich on a giant roll or sliced bread, and that’s where wraps come in! They’re also much easier to eat on the go, so when you’re busy, whip up these Crispy Curry Tofu Wraps With Homemade Tortillas and Avocado Mayo from Bianca Haun or these Bean Patties In Beet and Chickpea Wraps from Lisa Andersson and Erik Huss. You’ll really love a Thai Salad and Cauliflower Rice Wrap from Taylor Kiser!

Need more sandwich ideas? Check out 15 Scrumptious Veggie Sandwiches and our Sandwich Archives! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!


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