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Save time in the kitchen with these easy and quick vegan dishes so you can spend more time with the fam. All of these quick vegan 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 Meals Archives and our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives for more ideas!

1. Sunflower ‘Cheddar’ Spread

Vegan Sunflower ‘Cheddar’ Spread

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Sensitive stomachs, rejoice! This Sunflower ‘Cheddar’ Spread by Courtney West is a dairy-free, nut-free, grain-free, and coconut-free cheesy spread! This tastes similar to smoky cheddar cheese, except it’s easier to spread than cheddar cheese. Win-win situation going on here. Slab this on bread, veggies, crackers, grapes, whatever! You can’t really do anything bad with this spread because it’s just that good.

2. Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly

Vegan Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly

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This Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly by Daphne Goh uses all natural ingredients like coconut water and nutrient-rich mixed berries that include blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and goji berries. Agar-Agar powder is added to the coconut water to set the jellies. This recipe is also gluten-free, paleo, vegan, dairy free, soy free, nut free, egg free and refined sugar free. All ingredients included in this easy dessert makes it a nutritional powerhouse dessert!

3. Nutrient-Rich Salad

Vegan Nutrient-Rich Salad

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A Nutrient-Rich Salad by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler that is quick to prepare and naturally supports the body’s detoxification system.

4. No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters

Vegan No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters

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These easy-to-throw-together treats are totally adaptable and adorable! The No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters by Christine DesRoches 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.

5. Green Goddess and Herbed Couscous Bowl

Vegan Green Goddess and Herbed Couscous Bowl

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Are you looking for a new way to get in your greens? Try out this wonderful Green Goddess and Herbed Couscous Bowl by Dominique Ebra!

6. Peanut, Oats, and Jaggery Balls

Vegan Peanut, Oats, and Jaggery Balls

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These Peanut, Oats, and Jaggery Balls by Namita Tiwari are sweetened with jaggery. Jaggery has immense health benefits as it is rich in vitamins and minerals. It is a great immunity booster and blood purifier, as well as a natural cleanser that efficiently cleans the respiratory tract, lungs and food pipe and stomach!

7. Texas Sheet Cake

Vegan Texas Sheet Cake

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This Texas Sheet Cake by Six Vegan Sisters is not for the faint of heart. It’s deliciously rich and sweet, pairing a moist and fudgy cake with chocolate icing. It’s perfect for serving a crowd, as you can easily slice it into 24 or more pieces.   Reprinted with permission from The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook by Six Vegan Sisters, Page Street Publishing Co. 2021. Photo credit: Hayden Stinebaugh

8. Jalapeno Black Bean Patties with Mexican Coleslaw

Vegan Jalapeno Black Bean Patties with Mexican Coleslaw

Source: Jalapeno Black Bean Patties with Mexican Coleslaw

The flavor of the black bean is so simple yet so delicious! Paired with this Mexican coleslaw, you really have a winner. These whole Jalapeno Black Bean Patties with Mexican Coleslaw by Kristen Genton are spicy, smokey, citrus, tons of texture, and ultimately healthy for you!

9. Aquafaba Chocolate Coffee Mousse

Vegan Aquafaba Chocolate Coffee Mousse

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One of the many recipe results is this gorgeous 4-ingredients Aquafaba Chocolate Coffee Mousse by Kirsten Kaminski! This has got to be my new favorite dessert! It’s perfect – just in time for the holiday but also really just anytime of the year! This delicious fluffy dessert is not only completely vegan, gluten-free, oil-free and refined sugar-free but also super easy to make! All you’ll need is 3-4 basic ingredients and you’re ready to go!

10. Apple Cake

Vegan Apple Cake

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This Apple Cake by Sarah Ottino will knock the socks off of anybody who tries it. It’s fluffy, chunky, perfectly sweet, and amazing!

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

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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

For those interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend purchasing one of our many plant-based cookbooks or downloading the Food Monster App which has thousands of delicious recipes making it the largest vegan recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.

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