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 Crispies

Vegan Chocolate Crispies

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This Chocolate Crispies by Sara Oliveira can be enjoyed at any time of the day!

2. Artichoke, Chickpea and Lemon Dip

Vegan Artichoke, Chickpea and Lemon Dip

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This Artichoke, Chickpea and Lemon Dip by Julie Zimmer is light, lemony, and easy to make. Artichokes are excellent for you. They are high in antioxidants and are a rich source of vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Marinated artichokes have a rich flavor which makes them great for dips, casseroles, salads, or appetizers.


3. Hummus and Tomato Bruschetta

Vegan Hummus and Tomato Bruschetta

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This Hummus and Tomato Bruschetta by Harriet Porterfield is bursting with flavor and ready in less than 20 minutes. A delicious lunch or light dinner. The hummus recipe is a staple in my kitchen and will make enough for 2 jars full. The marinade for the tomatoes is simply basil, olive oil, and salt, which really brings out their juicy flavor.


4. Tropi-Kale Smoothie

Vegan Tropi-Kale Smoothie

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Best. Smoothie. Ever! It’s packed with tropical flavor and fresh greens to give a healthy boost to your morning. This Tropi-Kale Smoothie by Lena Ropp tastes like a dream! So healthy and refreshing.


5. Veggie Packed Thai Pasta Salad

Vegan Veggie Packed Thai Pasta Salad

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This Veggie Packed Thai Pasta Salad by Hayley Canning is a 20 minutes healthy dinner recipe full of flavor. It’s filling, incredibly satisfying, and healthier than you might imagine! Fresh veggies add that needed crispy crunch. The cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, and green onions are all added to the salad raw which means less cooking time.

6. Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Vegan Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

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These Spicy Roasted Chickpeas by Hayley Canning are the most addictive snack ever. They are perfectly spicy, crunchy, and of course so delicious. The best part is they are high in fiber, high in protein, low in fat, and couldn’t be easier to make! Simply mix the chickpeas with olive oil and spices, then roast in the oven. They are really so versatile. Not only do they taste amazing on their own for healthy snacking, but you can also add them to salads and pasta dishes.

7. Gingerbread Date Bites

Vegan Gingerbread Date Bites

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Little gingerbread date bites made with pecans, dates, molasses, and holiday spices. These Gingerbread Date Bites by Caroline Doucet make for a perfect holiday snack. Top them with a drizzle of glaze or enjoy them plain. They’re delicious both ways!


8. Chocolate Cashew Spread

Vegan Chocolate Cashew Spread

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Smooth and rich, this Chocolate Cashew Spread by Namrata Edward Kshitij makes for a lovely edible gift. Just get a few pretty little glass jars, fill them up with this chocolatey goodness, and share with your loved ones.

9. Welsh Rarebit

Vegan Welsh Rarebit

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If you’re yet to find the perfect vegan cheese-on-toast substitute, may I present this cheesy, gooey, stretchy Welsh Rarebit by Aimee Ryan? It is cashew-based, which results in a rich flavor and texture. This cheese is also amazing for pizzas and toasties.

10. Easy 20 Minute Garlic Pasta

Vegan Easy 20 Minute Garlic Pasta

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This Easy 20 Minute Garlic Pasta by Kristen Genton is super easy to make and takes about 20 minutes. If you are a garlic lover, then it is definitely for you. You could also caramelize some onions and add them to the mix as well. The possibilities are endless with this easy 20 Minute Garlic Pasta!

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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.

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