These vegan recipes are simple and delicious! All of these recipes keep the ingredient count under 10, so you know they’re going to be affordable, easy, and simple! Don’t forget to check out our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives!

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! 

1. Matcha Sugar Cookies

Vegan Matcha Sugar Cookies

Source: Matcha Sugar Cookies

These Matcha Sugar Cookies by Caroline Doucet are perfectly soft and sweet with a hint of matcha. They hold their shape and are perfect for decorating. Make them for Christmas, Valentine’s Day or any occasion!

2. Spiced Up-Sweet Potato Kale Cakes

Vegan Spiced Up-Sweet Potato Kale Cakes

Source: Spiced Up-Sweet Potato Kale Cakes

Healthy, delicious, and easy to make. These Crispy Sweet Potato cakes are tender and fluffy on the inside and delightfully crispy on the outside. They’re made with a few simple ingredients and seasoned with za’atar spice. These Spiced Up-Sweet Potato Kale Cakes by Jeunesse Pouchet are held together with oat flour, coconut oil, and egg replacer.

3. Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Source: Roasted Red Pepper Pesto 

A little sweet, a little cheesy, and super creamy, this Roasted Red Pepper Pesto  by Kristen Genton will definitely be in your dinner rotation. Make sure that you eat it while it’s HOT — it definitely spreads over your pasta better.

4. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chia Pudding

Vegan Peanut Butter Chocolate Chia Pudding

Source: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chia Pudding

This Peanut Butter Chocolate Chia Pudding by Taavi Moore is nutty, sweet, and decadent. Looking for something sweet and nutritious for breakfast or a mid-day pick me up? This is it.

5. Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts

Vegan Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts

Source: Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts

These are more than a delicious sweet snack. Use these Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts by Rouxbe on a variety of desserts. These pair perfectly with slow-roasted beets and cashew cream cheese.

6. Sunflower ‘Cheddar’ Spread

Vegan Sunflower ‘Cheddar’ Spread

Source: Sunflower ‘Cheddar’ Spread

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.

7. Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly

Vegan Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly

Source: Coconut Water and Mixed Berries Jelly

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!

8. No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters

Vegan No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters

Source: No-Bake Trail Mix Popcorn Clusters

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

9. High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli

Vegan High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli

Source: High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli

This High-Protein Mushroom Sandwich With Spicy Aioli by Rachel Carr is a M.A.L.T., mushroom, avocado, lettuce, tomato, is a vegan version of a classic sandwich-so simple but so delicious! Roasted mushrooms add a meatiness to this dish and have a succulent, earthy flavor. The spicy and slightly creamy aioli that goes on it is honestly what ties this whole thing together! Plus, this sandwich packs in 30 grams of protein per serving!

10. Cranberry Cheese Tarts

Vegan Cranberry Cheese Tarts

Source: Cranberry Cheese Tarts

This Cranberry Cheese Tarts by Maria Koutsogiannis is so yummy and makes the perfect holiday appetizer or snack using in-season cranberries!

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

Vegan Quesadillas with nutritional yeast

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

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