Save time in the kitchen with these easy recipes 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!

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! 


1. Emerald Kale Detox Soup

Vegan Green SoupSource: Emerald Kale Detox Soup

This Emerald Kale Detox Soup by Helyn Dunn is light and fresh green soup for a refreshing meal!

2. Chocolate Banana Pancakes

Vegan Chocolate Banana Pancakes Source: Chocolate Banana Pancakes

Pancakes and Sunday mornings go perfectly together. These Chocolate Banana Pancakes by Stefani Weiss are so delicious and allergy friendly so anyone can enjoy them!


3. Cherry Almond Cluster Granola

Vegan Cherry Almond Cluster Granola Source: Cherry Almond Cluster Granola

This Cherry Almond Cluster Granola by Kristen Genton isn’t your typical granola recipe! It goes so well fruit or on top of yogurt! Rather than using oats as the main ingredient for this recipe is sliced almonds instead of oats!

4. Spicy Coffee

Vegan Spicy CoffeeSource: Spicy Coffee

This Spicy Coffee by Gabriela Lupu is a wonderful way to get some extra nutrition into your cup of coffee!


5. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Vegan Roasted Sweet Potato SaladSource: Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

This Roasted Sweet Potato Salad by Laine Rudolfa is perfect if you’re looking for a light lunch! It’s not only easy to make, but flavorful!

6. No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters

Vegan Popcorn ClustersSource: No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters

These easy-to-throw-together treats are totally adaptable and adorable! The no-bake clusters are a combination of all your trail mix favorites and fluffy popcorn. The popcorn clusters only take about 20 minutes to set in the freezer, making them a great party treat to make in a pinch.

7. Skillet Raspberry Cornbread

Vegan Raspberry CornbreadSource: Skillet Raspberry Cornbread

A sizzling hot skillet makes the edges crispy and golden and the inside soft and crumbly. Added raspberries and a sugar crust lend just the perfect amount of sweetness….


8. The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Vegan The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich Source: The Ultimate Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Emily von Euw

This sandwich nails all the categories you want in grilled cheese: crusty golden brown bread, gooey melted cheese, and a smidgen of color and extra texture from some veggies.

9. Avocado Chocolate Cream Bars

Vegan Avocado Chocolate Cream BarsSource: Avocado Chocolate Cream Bars

Avocado. Chocolate. Two things that don’t seem to go together, but let this Avocado Chocolate Cream Bars by Tiffany Kinson show you that they actually do and this is such an easy recipe!

10. Vegan Protein Chocolate Shake

Vegan Chocolate Protein ShakeSource: Vegan Protein Chocolate Shake

Chocolate is good for the soul, and therefore, so is this smoothie. This Vegan Protein Chocolate Shake by Peffe Stahl makes a wonderful pre-workout or post-workout refuel, or even a great smoothie to enjoy in your day. It’s chocolatey and the small bit of cinnamon brings out all the flavors in this simple smoothie!

Want more quick and easy recipes? Check out our Quick Meals Archives for more under 30-minute recipes!

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

Vegan Chorizo Burrito Skillet

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 many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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