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Save time in the kitchen with these easy and quick vegan dishes so you can spend more time outside 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. Vanilla Matcha Oatmeal

Vegan Vanilla Matcha Oatmeal

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This Vanilla Matcha Oatmeal by Lenny Wu is the perfect way to start your day. It’s warm, tasty, hearty, and easy to make. What more could you need? This is a great recipe for sprucing up your oatmeal a bit. While everyone loves the classic peanut butter and fruit topping, why not get a little more creative sometimes? This matcha oatmeal is an energy-packed breakfast to fuel your mornings!

2. No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

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These No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies by Taavi Moore are no fail and only contain oats, shredded coconut, coconut oil, peanut butter, maple syrup, cocoa powder, and flaky sea salt. With only 7 simple ingredients, these no-bake chocolate coconut cookies are the perfect snack or healthy dessert. They take less than 20 minutes to make.

3. Loaded Lentil Burritos

Vegan Loaded Lentil Burritos

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These Loaded Lentil Burritos by Caroline Doucet make for a simple and delicious meal. Customize them to your liking with your favorite vegetables and pack them with a vegan lentil meat. You’ll get a nutritious vegetable-packed burrito with a fiber-rich plant protein.

4. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

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You are certain to fall in love with this edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough by Tara Sunshine!  You can eat it any time of the day for a healthy & super-satisfying snack.  Maybe even try throwing large chunks of it on top of your morning breakfast bowl!  It contains no eggs, dairy, grains or refined sugar, but is packed with fibre, healthy fats, and plant-based protein.

5. Rainbow Sushi Rolls

Vegan Rainbow Sushi Rolls

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In these Rainbow Sushi Rolls by Hannah Sunderani, sushi rice, nori, purple cabbage, carrot, kale, avocado and alfalfa rolled into a tightly packed sushi roll, with a tamari almond butter sauce to dip. Are you drooling yet? Making sushi at home may seem a bit daunting, but it’s actually super easy especially if you follow this recipe!

6. Peanut Butter S’mores Cookies

Vegan Peanut Butter S’mores Cookies

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Bring these Peanut Butter S’mores Cookies by Allie Penner right into your kitchen by whipping up a batch of these delicious vegan peanut butter s’mores cookies! They’re oil-free, and because they’re made with oat flour, they’re also gluten-free!

7. Bagel Bites

Vegan Bagel Bites

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This recipe for Bagel Bites by Alexandra/Eian Kelly is a vegan take on a nostalgic childhood favorite, bagel bites!

8. Wholesome Chana Masala

Veagn Wholesome Chana Masala

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This Wholesome Chana Masala by Lena Novak is so tasty and comforting. It’s perfectly spiced and will make your kitchen smell amazing. Chana Masala is a great recipe to keep on hand because not only is it tasty, but it’s also hearty. After a long day, you can pull some leftover chana masala out from your fridge, heat it up, and then enjoy a nice and filling meal.

9. Healthy Citrus Pear Ginger Tea

Vegan Healthy Citrus Pear Ginger Tea

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When it comes to this Healthy Citrus Pear Ginger Tea by Shanika Graham-White, the immune boosting properties are without question. Made from fresh oranges, ginger roots, pears, lemons, grapefruit, and naturally sweetened, this tea is a great recipe for the entire family. Citrus + Pear + Ginger = a delicious combo!

10. Quick Cheesy Polenta

Vegan Quick Cheesy Polenta

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This Quick Cheesy Polenta by Tania Pilcher is a super quick fix for breakfast, lunch or dinner when you’re short of time yet want to cook a delicious meal. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare and a handful of staple ingredients from your cupboard and fridge. Vegan & gluten free.

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 inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate 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.

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