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. Strawberry Hibiscus Margaritas
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These Strawberry Hibiscus Margaritas by Robin Browne are refreshing and simple to make. After a hot day at the beach, you are going to want to sip on one of these margs. Brew up some hibiscus tea before you leave for the beach and put it in the fridge to chill so that by the time you are back it will take you ten minutes tops to throw these hibiscus margaritas together.
2. Pecan Pie Bliss Balls
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Going to the cinema calls for decent snacks and believe me when I say these Pecan Pie Bliss Balls by Stacey Horler are fit for the occasion. These little bites of heaven are a great alternative to the overpriced ‘nasties’ that are often offered. The Medjool dates in them create a natural, candy-like sweetness while the pecans and almonds add a wonderfully nutty, crunchy taste. It might be hard to believe that this simple combination of ingredients could taste like pecan pie but they do!
3. Cookies and Cream Protein Milkshake
Now we aren’t about to pretend that this cookies and cream milkshake is the most nutritious way to get your protein in after a workout, but it may be the most delicious! Try out this Cookies and Cream Protein Milkshake by Logan Dunn & Lexus Osman!
4. Tangy Tofu Yogurt / 3 Ingredient Vegan Yogurt
Make yogurt at home in 5 minutes! This Tangy Tofu Yogurt / 3 Ingredient Vegan Yogurt by Carol Clayton is lightly sweetened with just the right amount of zip from freshly squeezed lemon juice. It has only 3 ingredients and is vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free!
4. Crispy French Fries
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Incredibly crispy, tasty baked french fries can be made without frying! However, getting crispy french fries from the oven takes a little bit more than coating the fries with a bit of oil. These Crispy French Fries by Mireille Aikman are baked in the oven with cornstarch, steam, and oil. A great side dish. Seasoned with French Fry seasoning.
6. Spicy Roasted Chickpea Spread Sandwich
This Spicy Roasted Chickpea Spread Sandwich by Emily Brees is the perfect, creamy addition to any sandwich. The fiery roasted chickpeas are seasoned with cayenne and lemon and then blended with some sundried tomatoes for a delightful flavor combination.
7. Easy Taquitos
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These Easy Taquitos by Barbara Zackey are for you if you’re looking for an easy, healthy, and filling weeknight dinner. With a 10-minute prep and 20-minute baking time, they’ll be ready to devour in no time. Filled with black beans and jackfruit, both easily bought in a can, fresh spices, and topped with your favorite fixings, like salsa, cilantro, and avocado.
8. Sprouted Meyer Lemon Basil Hummus
This Sprouted Meyer Lemon Basil Hummus by Stephanie McKinnie provides an aromatic unique version of your favorite spread. The sprouted chickpeas are blended with fresh basil and Mayer lemons and the result is a lighter, perfumed version of hummus that goes perfectly with warm weather and springtime.
9. Dairy-Free Salted Caramel Chunky Milkshake
Homemade shakes are incredibly easy, yet have such amazing flavor payoff. Make your next milkshake at home with this Dairy-Free Salted Caramel Chunky Milkshake by Shanika Graham-White is made with plant-based ingredients! This shake is chocolatey, creamy, and has just the right amount of homemade caramel sauce drizzled over the top.
10. Grilled Cauliflower Doner Wraps
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These Grilled Cauliflower Doner Wraps by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez are a fireworks display for your mouth. They are fun to make, quick to assemble, and perfect for all your summer entertaining needs. Here, thick cauliflower “steaks” are brushed with Turkish marinade, an intensely flavored Mediterranean sauce made with an exotic blend of garlic, tomatoes, cumin, and middle-eastern spices.
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, and 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.
Here are some resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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