These budget-friendly vegan recipes mean you don’t have to break the bank to have flavorful, healthy, seasonal meals that are 100% plant-based.

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 Budget-Friendly Archives!

1. Broiled Maple Cinnamon Grapefruit and Strawberries

Vegan Broiled Maple Cinnamon Grapefruit and Strawberries

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The greatest breakfast for Valentine’s day or any day ever——has arrived! Your next start to the morning needs this Broiled Maple Cinnamon Grapefruit and Strawberries by Shanika Graham-White, made with roasted grapefruit, a cinnamon-infused maple sauce, yogurt, granola, and fresh strawberry slices. Perfect for any grapefruit lover!

2. Muffins with Blueberries and Glaze

Vegan Muffins with Blueberries and Glaze

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These Muffins with Blueberries and Glaze by Lenia & Dimitra are fluffy, light, flavored with lemon and very beautiful (blueberries beautify sweets with their wonderful color and because they “pop” and pour their juices).

3. Refreshing Spinach Mango Salad

Vegan Refreshing Spinach Mango Salad

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Refreshing, alkalizing, and satisfying, this Refreshing Spinach Mango Salad by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler is the perfect dish during the hottest months of the year. It is loaded with Vitamin C, iron, fiber, antioxidants, and healthy fats. It’ll become a family favorite in no time.

4. Easy Lentil Sloppy Joes

Vegan Easy Lentil Sloppy Joes

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These Easy Lentil Sloppy Joes by Mitch and Justine Chapman are nutrient-dense lentil sloppy Joes made with a sweet, spicy, and tangy tomato sauce. All this deliciousness served in the middle of a fresh, doughy bun will take you back to the ’90s. It’s a meal that’s perfectly fine to get all over your face. If you’re looking for a foolproof weeknight dinner idea that’s packed with flavor and nutrients, you’ve come to the right place. These easy lentil sloppy Joes are just the right amount of tangy, sweet, and spicy to have you begging for seconds.

5. Easy Black Bean Burger

Vegan Easy Black Bean Burger

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This Easy Black Bean Burger by Caroline Doucet is a simple veggie burger that’s nutritious, yet delicious! The black bean patty is high in protein thanks to the beans, nuts, and seeds. It’s also filled with fiber due to the beans, vegetables, whole wheat bread, and again, the nuts and seeds. It’s flavored with smoked paprika, garlic, and onions to give you a BBQ flavored burger, without any BBQ sauce. Make a few batches and keep them in the freezer for easy weeknight dinners!

6. Cilantro Lime Glazed Chickpeas With Mango Salsa

Vegan Cilantro Lime Glazed Chickpeas With Mango Salsa

Source: Cilantro Lime Glazed Chickpeas With Mango Salsa

Listen up…this recipe for Cilantro Lime Glazed Chickpeas With Mango Salsa by Taavi Moore will leave you feeling refreshed and satisfied after a long day. It is extremely easy and quick while not sacrificing any flavor. Chickpeas are tossed in a quick cilantro lime sauce and then topped with a mango salsa consisting of mango, red onion, cilantro, lime, and salt. It’s perfect for the heat and will satisfy your tastebuds with all the right flavors. Bright, zesty cilantro lime glazed chickpeas topped with sweet mango salsa. Serve these Cilantro Lime Glazed Chickpeas over brown rice or spice it up by serving them as tacos.

7. Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Vegan Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

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When you see how easy and delicious these cookies are, they will become your favorites. These Easy Peanut Butter Cookies by Yana Chistyakova are ready in 20 minutes and you can serve them at breakfast or as a delicious snack.

8. Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry

Vegan Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry

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This Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry by Robin Browne comforting and protein-packed recipe to enjoy all winter long.

9. Berry Breakfast Muffins

Vegan Berry Breakfast Muffins

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These Berry Breakfast Muffins by Hayley Canning are simple, wholesome, and satisfying. Made with blueberries,  raspberries and blackberries, oats, and zero refined sugar.

10. Roasted Potato Pesto Salad with Spicy Chipotle Chickpeas

Vegan Roasted Potato Pesto Salad with Spicy Chipotle Chickpeas

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This Roasted Potato Pesto Salad with Spicy Chipotle Chickpeas by Caroline Doucet is a delicious and comforting vegan salad that’s packed with flavor! Serve it warm or cold.

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home

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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