These recipes aren’t just simple, but they just take a liquid to make: water, broth, or a plant-based milk! These recipes take simple ingredients that you probably have in your house, as well. So, if you’re looking for a quick weeknight meal that’s both comforting and easy, check out these recipes!

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1. Tomato Pasta

Vegan Tomato PastaSource: Tomato Pasta

This easy Tomato Pasta by Chickpea Express with cream cheese recipe is the perfect weeknight meal and makes for awesome leftover lunches!

2. Broccoli Noodle Soup

Vegan Broccoli Noodle SoupSource: Broccoli Noodle Soup by Kristina Humphreys

Digging into a warm bowl of savory broth filled with oodles of noodles is very comforting–it’s no surprise that noodle soup is such a classic comfort food. Unfortunately, noodle soup often contains large amounts of sodium, MSG, and other harmful ingredients that can wreak havoc on your health, but this Broccoli Noodle Soup by Kristina Humphreys will nourish your body and soul.


3. Comforting ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup

Vegan Comforting ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup Source: Comforting ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup

Fight back against any sickness and boost your immune system with a classic, Comforting ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup by Dawn Hutchins. This noodle soup has all the flavors you grew up with but with a plant-based spin, and even more healthy for you. This easy recipe comes together so quickly!

4. Sweet Potato Soup

Vegan Sweet Potato Soup Source: Sweet Potato Soup

This Sweet Potato Soup by Kristina Humphreys is amazingly creamy. It is smooth, velvety, and creamier than many common cheese sauces or cream soups. It’s also the perfect base that many herbs and spices can be added to for endless different flavor combinations. Use it as a sauce or simply a creamy soup that is delicious paired with many foods.


5. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Vegan Roasted Sweet Potato SaladSource: Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

This Roasted Sweet Potato Salad by Laine Rudolfa is perfect if you’re looking for a light lunch! It’s not only easy to make, but flavorful!

6. Vanilla Oatmeal

Vegan Vanilla OatmealSource: Vanilla Oatmeal

When this Vanilla Oatmeal by Desiree Rodriguez is made correctly it is not too sweet and you can taste the vanilla in it.  You can top this oatmeal with your favorite fruit and/or edible seeds like chia or hemp seeds.

7. Apple Cider Popsicles

Vegan Apple Cider Popsicles Source: Apple Cider Popsicles

These Apple Cider Popsicles by Hannah Teson are homey and fresh, creating a wonderful balance between cozy flavors and cooling treats. They include quickly cooked spiced apples as well as a secret optional ingredient: apple cider mix. You could just pour fresh apple cider into popsicle molds and call it a day, but the apple cider mix makes it more decadent and bright.


8. Pink Coconut Popsicles

Vegan Pink Coconut Popsicles Source: Pink Coconut Popsicles

Aren’t these popsicles GORGEOUS? And they’re seriously easy to make! No blender or ice cream machine needed. If you don’t have popsicle molds at home, you can always use small glasses instead and pop in a paper straw instead of the wooden stick. Everyone will think you spent hours slaving over these, when really, most of the work is done in the freezer. Try out these Pink Coconut Popsicles by Natalie Yonan!

9. Toasted Oatmeal Breakfast Nice Cream

Vegan Oatmeal Breakfast Nice Cream Source: Toasted Oatmeal Breakfast Nice Cream

With creamy toasted oatmeal, medjool dates and almond butter, you can indulge in ice cream for breakfast almost guilt-free. This Toasted Oatmeal Breakfast Nice Cream by Great Vegan Meals for the Carnivorous Family, Amanda Logan also makes a wonderful treat to enjoy after a long day.

10. Piña Colada Coconut Nice Cream

Vegan Piña Colada Coconut Nice Cream Source: Piña Colada Coconut Nice Cream

This Piña Colada Coconut Nice Cream by Gemma Gonzalez is smooth, completely plant-based, gluten-free, and healthy! The rum is totally optional, but who can say no to a slightly boozy ice cream? The tropical coconut and pineapple combo will make you feel like you’re at some fancy beach club or an exotic paradise even if really you’re just on your couch.

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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 many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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