When everyone’s got their eyes on a recipe, you know it must have something special that you will want to try! That’s the case for these 10 vegan viral recipes that went viral last week. They’re some of the best, and trust us when we say that you don’t want to miss out on these incredible viral recipe creations from our bloggers!
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1. Garbanzo Bean Salad
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This Garbanzo Bean Salad by Lena Novak is a wonderful and easy to make substitute for tuna salad. It is a great meal for lunch or dinner that is not only delicious, but also high in protein, antioxidants, and other nutrients.
2. Italian Veggie Sheet Bake
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I’ve been making this dish almost every week for months. It’s a great way to pack lots of veggies in (six different types, in fact) and the black olives and warm crusty chunks of bread are heavenly. This is more of a lunch dish, but you could easily add some chickpeas or your favorite bean to turn this into dinner. The base of this Italian Veggie Sheet Bake by Luce Hosier is the sauce is rich and jam-packed with flavor, so don’t pass up this sheet pan delight. Reprinted with permission from One-Pan Vegan by Luce Hosier. Page Street Publishing Co. 2022. Photo credit: Luce Hosier.
3. Chocolate Chāi Mousse with Berries
This Chocolate Chāi Mousse with Berries by Sheil Shukla is subtly spiced with chāi flavors. The ground tea leaves give it a slightly astringent and bitter taste that contrasts well with sweet berries. This is best when fresh berries are at their summertime peak. The creaminess comes from silken tofu, available in vacuum-packed containers in the Asian or dairy aisles of many supermarkets. Not only is this dessert delicious, but it’s also nutritious! Dark chocolate and berries are rich in antioxidants. Berries have anti-cancer properties, and dark chocolate plays a role in heart health, too. Recipe from Plant-Based India: Nourishing Recipes Rooted in Tradition © Dr. Sheil Shukla, 2022. Reprinted by permission of The Experiment. Available everywhere books are sold. theexperimentpublishing.com
4. Mexican Sheet Pancakes with Guacamole
This recipe has a savory Mexican twist. If you’re looking for something a little different, this Mexican Sheet Pancakes with Guacamole by Luce Hosier is the one for you. Sweet corn is such an underrated veggie in my opinion, and the crushed tortilla chips add a fabulous crunch. Reprinted with permission from One-Pan Vegan by Luce Hosier. Page Street Publishing Co. 2022. Photo credit: Luce Hosier.
5. Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread
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This Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread by Fabio Gallo is ideal for breakfast or to be enjoyed as an afternoon treat. Soy milk gives it its soft fluffy texture, and it is then swirled with cinnamon, studded with raisins, brushed with vegan butter, and then sprinkled with some more cinnamon and sugar. Serve warm with a hot cup of coffee.
6. Roasted Red Pepper Soup
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You might notice that many Roasted Red Pepper Soup recipes add carrots and potatoes but I find that the addition of those items tends to take away from the robust roasted pepper flavour. Try out this Roasted Red Pepper Soup by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler!
7. Baked Tofu Buddha Tray
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Standard Buddha bowls will be a thing of the past once you use your sheet pan to cook the ingredients. Minimal washing up makes this Baked Tofu Buddha Tray by Luce Hosier a go-to for those evenings when you’ve had a long day and can’t be bothered to cook. With the help from the oil, the outer edges of the red cabbage will crisp up nicely, yet the inside will be soft. The red cabbage chunks will fall apart in your mouth. Roasted red cabbage is a favorite vegetable and the paprika smoked tofu chunks with a dollop of hummus are delightful. This is a perfect prep recipe to ensure you’re feeding your body plenty of goodness even on a busy day. Reprinted with permission from One-Pan Vegan by Luce Hosier. Page Street Publishing Co. 2022. Photo credit: Luce Hosier.
8. Baked Egg Cups
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Start your day on a good note with these high protein, gluten-free, and vegan baked egg cups! Make a batch of these Baked Egg Cups by Mitch and Justine Chapman ahead of time for a quick and easy breakfast or snack.
9. Cinnamon Zucchini Cakes
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These moist and succulent cinnamon zucchini mini cakes are a nice alternative to your regular carrot cake. These Cinnamon Zucchini Cakes by Fabio Gallo are spiced perfectly, studded with walnuts and raisins, and then finish with a simple glaze drizzle to give them a sweet finish.
10. Creamy Avocado Hummus
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As a beautiful cross between guacamole and bean dip, this Creamy Avocado Hummus by Christina Bedettamakes for a delicious appetizer/snack as a dip with veggies and pita chips, and also makes a wonderful spread for a variety of sandwiches. This recipe is sure to be a hit with your family and friends!
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer, and has many side effects.
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