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. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge
This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge by Kat Condon couldn’t be closer to chocolate chip cookies – it’s basically just raw, eggless cookie dough. If you’re serious about chocolate chip cookies but want to spice it up a bit, try this chocolate chip cookie dough fudge and you will not be disappointed.
2. Chili Olive Oil
Source: Chili Olive Oil
3. Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Source: Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Oil-free garlic smashed potatoes are crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. These Garlic Smashed Potatoes by Maggie Wescott are perfectly browned and bursting with garlic flavor, it’s hard not to eat these directly from the sheet pan!
4. Sausage & Beans on Toast
Source: Sausage & Beans on Toast
Although baked beans are very cheap, they have added sugar. This recipe for Sausage & Beans on Toast by Aaron Calder is still cheap and serves 3-4 with no added sugar. So easy to make and more interesting than regular beans.
5. Classic Wheat-Free Waffles
Source: Classic Wheat-Free Waffles
6. Hummus, Avocado, and Sun-dried Tomato Sandwich
One of the most common obstacles that my clients and readers face is TIME. There’s just simply not enough of it! Life is crazy, schedules change, we’ve got company, our kids need us…there’s always something that comes up! Even when we have the best intentions, sometimes there’s just no time for cooking! I fall into the same cycles and when I do, this is one of my favorite go-to meals. It’s fast, super easy, and most importantly, DELICIOUS! The best part?! There’s absolutely NO COOKING involved with this Hummus, Avocado, and Sun-dried Tomato Sandwich by Linda Wagner!
7. One Pot Pasta Arrabiata
Source: One Pot Pasta Arrabiata
8. Oven Roasted Tomato Bruschetta
Source: Oven Roasted Tomato Bruschetta
This Oven Roasted Tomato Bruschetta by Mireille Aikman might be one of the easiest appetizers ever. All they really require is some good quality bread and the best tomatoes. These are a little different than your regular bruschetta though. Are you ready to learn how you can make oven baked tomato bruschetta? Lets get started!
9. Blueberry Lemon Bars
Source: Blueberry Lemon Bars
Toss in some fresh, seasonal blueberries, dust with powdered sugar, and you will be in heaven. These Blueberry Lemon Bars by Taavi Moore will melt in your mouth and you would never believe the “buttery” shortbread crust is gluten-free. You won’t miss any eggs or butter in this recipe.
10. French Potato Salad with Dijon and Fines Herbes
Fresh green herbs and a vinaigrette dressing are the hallmarks of a French potato salad, making the dish pleasing not only to the eye but also to the palate. Small red potatoes are the traditional choice, and they should be tender but not mushy, with the flavor of the vinaigrette fully permeating the mild potatoes. To eliminate torn skins and broken slices, a common side effect of boiling skin-on red potatoes, feel free to slice the spuds before boiling. Try out this French Potato Salad with Dijon and Fines Herbes by America’s Test Kitchen!
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! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based 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.
Here are some great resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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