Save time in the kitchen with these easy vegan dishes so you can spend more time outside with the fam, and don’t forget to check out our Quick Meals Archives and our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives for more ideas! All of these dishes take 30 minutes or less to prepare!

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 Quick and Easy Archives!


1. Antioxidant Rich Kiwi Juice

Vegan Juice

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Drink this Antioxidant Rich Kiwi Juice by Olivia Budgen and flood your body with antioxidants to heal and nourish your body.

2. Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad

Vegan Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad

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This Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad by Nita Ragoonanan is perfect for when you’re wanting something crunchy and refreshing. With the creaminess of the avocado, you’re getting in your daily healthy fats, as well. This salad goes well as a side to any meal, or simply eat it right out of the bowl.


3. Raw Hot Chocolate

Raw Hot Chocolate

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Craving hot chocolate but don’t want all that sugar? Try this Raw Hot Chocolate by Nikki Stokes instead! It’s creamy and delicious, and will definitely having a second cup!

4. Cashew and Lemon Balls

Vegan Cashew and Lemon Balls

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These Cashew and Lemon Balls by Sara Oliveira are wonderful to make when you don’t want to turn on your oven! They come together quickly and easily, and are packed with flavor!


5. Irish Soda Bread Baked Oatmeal

Vegan Irish Soda Bread

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Soda bread is a wonderful treat for any time of the day. It’s best as a side with some soup, but it’s also lovely at breakfast! With jam or butter, it’s a hearty start to the day, worlds better than a slice of toasted bread. This Irish Soda Bread Baked Oatmeal by Lauren Smith is different than others because it’s significantly less sweet.

6. Sweet Potato Katsu Curry

Vegan Sweet Potato Katsu Curry

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This delicious Sweet Potato Katsu Curry by Jenny Connelly is completely plant based, made from apples, celery and spring onions. It’s really easy to make and takes only 30 minutes from start to finish.

7. Simple Mexican Rice

Vegan Simple Mexican Rice

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Throw out the packaged Mexican rice that’s filled with preservatives! You can now have a delicious, homemade Simple Mexican Rice by Sabrina Estafo that’s made with all natural ingredients! It’s quick and easy to prepare and makes the perfect side dish to Mexican night. With just the right amount of spiciness and ample Mexican flavors, this gluten-free, vegan, clean-eating, and guilt-free rice will be your new go-to!


8. Coconut Lemon-Drop Cookies

Vegan Lemon Drop Cookies

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These Coconut Lemon-Drop Cookies by Wendy Irene come together with little effort and use easy ingredients! If you’re craving a different sort of cookie, give these a try!

9. Frozen Yogurt Bark

Vegan Yogurt Bark

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Frozen Yogurt Bark by Tara Sunshine is a nutritious and delicious family-friendly treat.  It’s super simple to prepare and can be made with your choice of toppings.

10. Apple Quinoa Salad

Vegan Apple Quinoa Salad

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This Apple Quinoa Salad by Desiree Rodriguez is quick and easy to make and the only ingredient that needs to be cooked is the quinoa.  It makes enough that you can share it with your family and have left overs to continue enjoying it the next day.

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