Save time in the kitchen with these quick and easy vegan dishes so you can spend more time with the family. All of these quick vegan meals take 30 minutes or less to prepare!
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1. Alkaline green juice
Source: alkaline green juice
Drink this Olivia Budgen alkaline green juice to increase your vegetable intake and help your body maintain an alkaline environment for optimal health and well-being.
2. Cauliflower steaks with sweet pea puree
Source: Cauliflower steaks with sweet pea puree
For a unique dinner starter, try these cauliflower âsteaksâ. These cauliflower steaks with sweet pea puree from Helyn Dunn are cooked to crispy perfection and seasoned with paprika, cilantro and black pepper, they are tangy and flavorful. Sweet pea puree also adds delicious freshness to the dish.
3. Chocolate bars with peanut butter and oats
Source: Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Bars
These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Bars from Priya Lakshminarayan are ideal protein bars for a no-bake dessert that is both nutritious and delicious.
4. Easy vegetable pasta salad
Source: Easy Vegetable Pasta Salad
This easy and light vegetable pasta salad from Maria Koutsogiannis is packed with fresh veggies and flavor with Jalapeno Tomatillo dressing.
5. Cajun-spiced cauliflower tacos
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These Taavi Moore Cajun Spiced Cauliflower Tacos are filled with smoky, Cajun-spiced crispy baked cauliflower and topped with a citrus corn salad. Grilled and crisp cauliflower, light and lemony corn salad, fresh cilantro and lime, aka a dream combo. These tacos are bursting with flavor and scream sunny weather and outdoor barbecues.
If you’ve been to Mexico before, you might have had the chance to try a mangonada. This extremely popular golden red drink can be found nationwide and is filled with mangoes, layers of chamoy, and Tajin seasoning. This Mangonada by Mitch and Justine Chapman is the perfect balance between sweet, sour, spicy, salty and umami. And now you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home!
7. Easy date and cocoa truffles
Source: Easy cocoa and date truffles
These Easy Cocoa & Date Truffles from Maggie Wescott require just four ingredients and are ready in under 30 minutes. These decadent vegan truffles are the perfect after-dinner treat or snack when you’re craving something sweet!
8. Simple Snow Peas with Red Curry Coconut Broth
Source: Simple Snow Peas with Red Curry Coconut Broth
This Simple Snow Pea with Red Curry Coconut Broth from Kate Friedman is perfect for chilling out on a chilly evening. It’s both spicy and sweet, a product of red curry paste and creamy coconut milk. I chose snow peas as a vegetable because I like their crunchiness and bright green color against the red curry broth. Like curry powder, this red curry paste is a simple, straightforward ingredient that brings a lot of flavor to a dish.
9. Fiesta Spiral Salad
Source: Fiesta Spiral Salad
This fresh and light Fiesta Spiral Salad from Lena Ropp with spiral vegetables and savory dressing is a masterpiece of flavors. The flavors of the seeds in this sauce, combined with the acidity of lemon and balanced with the sweetness of maple syrup were wonderful. With a life changing kitchen gadget, you can enjoy all the flavor, taste and texture of your favorite pasta dishes.
10. Red beans and quinoa during the week
Source: Weeknight Red beans and quinoa
Denise Perrault’s Red Bean & Quinoa Weekend Night with easy ingredients, basic flavors and your favorite hot sauce for a healthy, plant-based dinner. You must try this red bean and quinoa weekend!
Learn how to cook plant-based meals at home!
Cutting back on meat and eating more plant-based foods is known to help fight chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellness, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies , gut health and more! Consumption of dairy products has also been linked to many health issues including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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