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  • Nov 28 / 2019
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TOP 20 Easy Vegan Recipes

Eating healthy and vegan doesn’t have to be limited to only salads when you are short on time. These twenty quick and easy recipes uses only plant based ingredients based on traditional recipes for the same great taste!

#20: Vegan Green Chili Mac ‘N’ Cheese

30 Minute Recipe

“Plus, this particular recipe requires just 10 ingredients (minus the tortilla chips) and 30 minutes! It doesn’t get any easier than that. The sauce is infused with plenty of flavor thanks to cumin, chili powder and green chilies. Half of the chilies go into the sauce, while the other half get stirred into the final product. The result is oh-so dreamy.” – Minimalist Baker

#19: Vegan Lemon Fettuccine Alfredo

35 Minute Recipe

“This high-fiber, low-fat, dairy-free version of a comfort classic hits all the right notes: creaminess from the soy cream cheese, big flavor from the garlic, lemon and pepper and cheesiness from the nutritional yeast.” – Food Network

#18: Vegan Pizza

40 Minute Recipe

“The BEST vegan pizza made with a garlic-herb crust, simple tomato sauce, TONS of sauteed veggies, and vegan parmesan cheese. Thin crust, tons of flavor, and ridiculously satisfying.” – Minimalist Baker

#17: Vegan Slow Cooker Tofu Tikka Masala

3 Hours 15 Minutes

The sauce & spices make it special: Oh baby, it’s a little sweet, a little spicy and so delicious, you won’t be able to stop eating it. The sauce includes tomato sauce, coconut milk, fresh ginger, garlic, a touch of maple syrup and spices. The spices are a mixture of garam masala (a spice blend available at most grocery stores), cumin, coriander turmeric, paprika and cayenne pepper. ” – Ambitious Kitchen

#16: Loaded Quinoa Tacos

“Quinoa and tacos meet to create a delicious vegetarian taco recipe that takes only 30 minutes to make! (3 cheers, over here!) These tacos can be vegetarian or vegan, depending on the toppings. Here we’ve topped the quinoa taco filling with a quick bell pepper slaw, spicy sour cream, pickled onions, and feta cheese.” – A Couple Cooks

#15: Vegan Chili

1 Hour 15 Minutes

#14: Pressure Cooker Winter Squash and Lentil Stew

35 Minute Recipe

“This soup recipe warms chilly fingers and toes with seasonal flavors of sweet butternut squash and savory lentils.” – Good Housekeeping

#13: Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts

35 Minute Recipe

“The kung pao sauce on these will turn everyone into a lover of Brussels sprouts.” – Delish

#12: Vegan Meatball Sub

30 Minute Recipe

“If you’re looking for vegan meatballs without soy, this is the right recipe for you. The vegan meatballs are made from scratch. Instead of TVP or tofu, the recipe calls for kidney beans, oats, and lots of spices. This time I also added mushrooms, which was a great addition.
” – Vegan Heaven

#11: Thai Peanut Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

29 Minute Recipe

“So what exactly is a Buddha Bowl? It’s a healthy bowl filled with a whole grain, such as brown rice or quinoa and raw or cooked veggies, such as sweet potatoes, broccoli or cauliflower. It’s then topped with a healthy sauce or dip, such as hummus, peanut sauce or pesto.” – Whitney Bond

#10: Asian Sesame Zucchini Noodles

15 Minute Recipe

“This stir-fry uses zucchini noodles, which are way lower in cals and carbs than grain-based pasta.” – Good Housekeeping

#9: Vegan Philly Cheese Sandwich

27 Minute Recipe

“Bold red bell peppers sizzle in a hot skillet with thinly sliced sweet onions, chilies, black pepper and spices. Toss in some vegan seitan strips and melt in some savory vegan cheddar cheese. Toast a fluffy, fresh hoagie roll and pile in the Philly Cheese filling. Accents of fresh green cilantro on top, a few juicy tomato slices too. Your Vegan philly Cheese Sandwich is served. ” – Healthy Happy Life

#8: Quick Homemade Ramen

25 Minute Recipe

Uses 4 cups of vegetable broth for a quick vegan ramen recipe. – Pinch of Yum

#7: Quinoa Corn Edamame Salad

10 Minute Recipe

“This Quinoa Corn Edamame Salad is an excellent source of fiber, protein and calcium – and it will keep you feeling fuller longer than any greasy burger would. Quinoa and edamame are both packed with protein, fiber, iron, B vitamins, magnesium, zinc, folate and vitamin K. Plus they’re also both low in fat. If you haven’t tried these two gems yet, you really should – they are SO good for you!” – 86 Lemons

#6: Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes

30 Minute Recipe

“I love how the sweetness of the sweet potatoes blends perfectly the chickpeas and garlic sauce, and the lemony parsley-tomato salad provides a zesty fresh finish. ” – Minimalist Baker

#5: Creamy Coconut Cashew Spaghetti Squash” Alfredo” with Roasted Cauliflower

1 Hour

“There’s creaminess, heartiness and all around awesome flavors going on here. If you’re not vegan, you can use parmesan in the sauce instead of nutritional yeast. Obviously you can really load up on the parmesan topping too! Like I said though, I’m actually really loving the vegan parmesan. I love the nuttiness the pine nuts give it.” – Half Baked Harvest

#4: Summer Pesto Pasta

40 Minute Recipe

“Loaded with all your favorite summer veggies, this pesto pasta is light and easy on warm nights.” – Good Housekeeping

#3: BBQ Chickpea & Cauliflower Flatbreads with Avocado Mash

30 Minute Recipe

“Move over, avocado toast—this is your new vegetarian go-to.” – Good Housekeeping

#2: Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

20 Minute Recipe

“Mushroom Stroganoff is a classic comfort food dish that pairs perfectly with a cracking fire and snow falling outside your window. Mushrooms make this vegan stroganoff nice and hardy because of their meaty texture. They also have a delicious earthy taste.” – One Green Planet

#1: Cauliflower Tacos with Yum Yum Sauce

30 Minute Recipe

“Vegetarian, gluten-free, refined sugar free, and naturally sweet. For vegan, plant-based, and dairy-free, use the vegan Yum Yum Sauce variation or the Chipotle Tahini Sauce.” – A Couple Cooks

Let us know which is your favorite vegan recipe in the comments below.

  • Nov 25 / 2019
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Vegan Breakfast

Finding something to eat in the morning can be a difficult task for vegans as many morning breakfast choices are made with eggs! The following ten delicious breakfasts are vegan friendly and most importantly, not made with eggs.

#10: Southwest Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

“This breakfast contains a wide array of nutrition and although hearty, it’s also incredibly energizing. Rather than weighing you down or giving you a case of post-brunch drowsiness, this breakfast will fuel you far into your day.” – Blissful Basil

#9: Tofu Scramble

“Hear me out! Tofu comes from a bean. A soybean. Yep. Why people have such aversion to tofu, but not to chickpeas, or kidney beans, or whatever kind of bean they like is beyond me. It’s just a lovely product that can be flavoured and loved to become all sorts of fabulous textures and flavours.” – It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken

#8: Double Chocolate Chip Strawberry Oat Waffles

“This pure chocolate indulgence is the perfect healthy weekend breakfast waffle! Made with clean, healthy ingredients, and you can freeze leftover waffles for later!” – Vegetarian Gastronomy

#7: Vegetarian Breakfast Casserole

“I remember I once had a vegetarian breakfast casserole with hash browns and wanted to make something similar for the brunch we had last weekend. The casserole I remember was loaded with cheese and eggs, so it wasn’t exactly vegan. But no problem, we vegans are creative, right? So of course I had to try to veganize it. Instead of the eggs, I used a mixture of silken tofu, turmeric, paprika powder, and chives.” – Vegan Heaven

#6: Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

“Well, the main ingredient is tofu and I know what y’all are thinking, but don’t worry, this isn’t some boring tofu breakfast. This tofu is seasoned to perfection, fried until it’s slightly crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It’s nestled in your favorite toasty bread with gooey-melty cheese, fresh greens, crisp pickles, creamy mayo, and sweet & tangy ketchup.” – Vegan Huggs

#5: Apple Buckwheat Pancakes with Coconut Caramel Apples

“So I know pancakes. I know they absolutely MUST be airy and fluffy; yet filling. You have to want to curl up in a ball and take a nap on your pancakes because they are the softest and warmest little pillows you’ve ever held — and then feast on them. So at first I feared “how in the world will vegan pancakes be as they should?”. Imagine how thrilled I was to find out after a few experiments that they are even better. Just as soft, just as fluffy. AND guilt-free. On top of that, these pancakes are also gluten-free, so if you happen to be intolerant to gluten — rejoice!” – Cocoon Cooks

#4: Easy Vegan Chickpea Omelette

chickpea omelette

“Many years ago, one of my favorite hearty breakfasts was a fluffy buckwheat flake porridge and an omelette. Today, I love the same breakfast, but instead of an egg omelette, I make a chickpea omelette. I have seen many different versions of this dish. Some versions recommend adding baking powder and some vinegar. To be honest, I really don’t like this method. I find the omelette to be much more tastier and with better texture when you don’t use any raising agents. I love how this completely gluten-free yet super filling protein rich omelette can be both a breakfast or a lunch or dinner. I’m sure it’s a perfect camping food, too!” – Vegan Sandra

#3: Sun-dried Tomato and Asparagus Vegan Quiche

A fresh and seasonal Sun-Dried Tomato and Asparagus Vegan Quiche made with sun-dried tomatoes and asparagus for a hearty breakfast, lunch, or dinner.” – My Darling Vegan

#2: “Shamrock” Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

“Creamy chipotle jalapeno sauce drizzles and melts over top tender avocado, a pepper-chipotle spiced vegan sausage patty, buttery pan-toasted pepitas. All on a toasted English muffin. This is a greens-loaded sandwich to start your day” – Healthy Happy Life

#1: Vegan Mushroom Bacon Breakfast Toast

Mushroom Bacon Breakfast Toast is a plant-based, gluten-free breakfast recipe that will transform the way you think of toast for breakfast! A vegan bacon substitute, made from smoky mushrooms, sits on a bed of hummus with tomato and fresh herbs. This healthy hummus toast is full of protein, fiber, and flavor. ” – Cotter Crunch



Let us know which is your favorite plant based breakfast down below in the comments.



  • Nov 21 / 2019
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Healthy Vegan Dinner Recipe Ideas

Easy Peanut Noodles

“Easy Peanut Noodles are delicious in bowls or lettuce wraps for a simple weeknight dinner or packed lunch. A healthy, vegan meal!” – Love and Lemons

Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

“This spaghetti squash burrito bowl recipe is easy to make and so good for you, too! These beautiful vegetarian burrito bowls are also vegan and gluten free, but above all, delicious.” – Cookie and Kate

General Tso’s Tofu

“This General Tso’s Tofu is a healthier and lighter version of the classic General Tso’s Chicken. Besides, it’s made with tofu instead of chicken and the tofu is not deep fried, just sautéed in a little bit of oil.

For those of you who don’t know general Tso’s chicken, it’s a sweet, deep-fried chicken dish that is served in North American Chinese restaurants.” – Simple Vegan Blog

Mango Curry Chickpeas


“Make this super quick and easy curry. And serve it over rice/quinoa, make a bowl with roasted veggies, fill up tacos for a summery fusion meal.  Garnish the tacos with cilantro chopped red onion, chopped tomato. Loads of flavor and all the pleasing notes of sweet, savory, mango, chickpeas and creamy!” – Vegan Richa

Vegan Lentil Salisbury Steak

“To give this Salisbury steak the perfect texture as well, I used vital wheat gluten to make it “meaty” and bread crumbs to mimic an actual Salisbury steak. It takes about 5 minutes to put these together.” – Rabbit and Wolves

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini Sauce

“In this easy recipe, Whole Roasted Cauliflower is drizzled with olive oil, and sprinkled with Zaatar Spice then roasted in the oven until tender and golden. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and drizzle with Everyday Tahini Sauce.” – Feasting at Home

Spicy Miso Portobello Mushroom Burger

“This Asian-style, grilled, vegan portobello mushroom burger is full of delicious umami flavor! It’s lathered with Asian-style Guacamole, topped with a cool cucumber ribbon salad and crunchy carrot slaw. Healthy, delicious and really satisfying. AND totally vegan!” – Feasting at Home

Jade Noodles

“Jade Noodles- a vegan, Asian-style soba noodle salad loaded up with fresh seasonal veggies and a delicious Sesame Dressing. Can be served warm or chilled! Gluten-free adaptable.” – Feasting at Home

  • Nov 19 / 2019
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TOP 10 Keto Chicken Recipes


These delicious chicken dinner recipes are low carb and ketogenic friendly. Cooking a homemade healthy meal can be easy with these fantastic, simple recipes.

#10: 15 MINUTE KETO GARLIC CHICKEN WITH BROCCOLI AND SPINACH

“Creamy chicken, garlic and cheese make a delicious combo of flavors and with the addition of broccoli and spinach, you’ve got yourself a complete nutrition-packed meal that will fill you up for hours. With easy to find ingredients such as chicken breasts, broccoli, and spinach, this dish will be sure to satisfy your whole family.” – Gimme Delicious

#9: Keto Bacon Chicken Thighs with Garlic Cream Sauce

“The magical part of this recipe is that the chicken thighs cook in bacon fat, which means the crispy skin tastes like BACON. If you don’t have bacon (and don’t want to buy it), use olive oil instead.” – Delish

#8: One Skillet Keto Chicken with Bacon Mushroom Gravy

“The only difference between the keto & paleo version is the keto, lower carb version uses cream cheese to thicken the gravy and the paleo version uses arrowroot powder mixed with butter to thicken it. Although the paleo version is still considered low in carbs, it does have a few more net carbs than the keto option.” – Beauty and the Foodie

#7: Keto Breaded Chicken Cutlets

“Think you can’t have some of your favorite foods on a keto diet? Think again. These low-carb chicken cutlets will definitely satisfy your craving for fried chicken, and also make an excellent base for a keto chicken parmesan” – Food Network

#6: Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

“Low carb casserole recipes are one of the best easy keto dinners. You can throw them together in advance or make them last minute. The prep time is typically minimal, especially if you have some basic staples in your fridge already.” – Wholesome Yum

#5: Keto Chicken Pot Pie

“So what’s the trick to a keto chicken pot pie? Oh, just a little thing called Fat head dough! If you’ve never tried it before then you need to jump on that band wagon ASAP! I was so skeptical when I first read the ingredient list. After all, how could a dough made of basically just cheese and almond flour be any good, and how would it not make you sick?” – Domestically Creative

#4: Low Carb Parmesan Chicken

“Seasoned chicken simmered in a homemade tomato sauce and topped with melted mozzarella cheese. The BEST Easy Mozzarella Chicken recipe that happens to be exactly what it claims to be… EASY!” – Cafe Delites 

#3: Easy Keto Chicken Verde Enchiladas

“These Easy Keto Chicken Verde Enchiladas use chicken deli meat slices in place of the tortillas not only makes this super simple to prepare, but it is also easier to make than traditional enchiladas!” – Beauty and the Foodie

#2: Keto Tandoori Chicken

“The marinade is bursting with flavor and the acidic lemon juice and yogurt. The marinade helps tenderize the tandoori chicken. The longer you leave it to marinate, the more intense the flavor will be.” – My Keto Kitchen

#1: Keto Friendly Chicken Piccata Meatballs

“I have found that sour cream is a great ingredient to use instead of eggs or bread crumbs when trying to combine ground chicken. It works well if your meat is very cold and you work quickly.” – The Daley Plate

Let us know which recipe is your favorite in the comments below.

  • Nov 13 / 2019
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30 Minute Recipes
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Best 30 Minute Keto Dinner Recipes

Figuring out what to cook that is easy and quick can be difficult, especially when you or someone in your family are also on the Ketogenic diet. We have compiled a list of great tasting recipes that are low carb and healthy. Best of all, they take only 30 minutes or less of your time.

Keto Garlic Rosemary Pork Chops

Pork chops don’t always have to be dry and overcooked. According to delish, “This oven-baked method will ensure your pork has a delicious crust and a perfectly cooked interior.”

Keto Chicken Fajitas

Fajitas
A low carb, keto and paleo friendly chicken fajita recipe that is unbelievably good! Excellent for a quick dinnertime meal that is both healthy and delicious.

Keto Chicken Tikka Masala

Keto Chicken Tikka Masala

This family homemade recipe is one my favorites. The mix of Indian spices brings out the most flavorful aromas of this low-carb Keto friendly meal. Absolutely delicious!

Keto Turkey and Peppers

This quick 20 minute recipe is Paleo, whole 30 and low-carb. It’s made with sweet bell peppers, lean turkey tenderloin filets and onion with herbs and fire roasted tomatoes.

Keto Thai Shrimp Curry

Thai Shrimp Curry

This Thai inspired Keto friendly recipe combines savory shrimp curry with cauliflower rice. An outstanding choice for a family dinner that is exotic and exciting.

Keto Halloumi Avocado Salad

Keto Haloumi Avocado Salad

This mediterranean Greek salad has grilled halloumi, a warm cheese that tastes just like chicken! It is crunchy on the outside, warm and dense on the inside.

Garlic Butter Salmon Spinach Salad

Salmon Spinach Salad

This keto diet friendly salmon spinach salad is unbelievably delicious. Baked with a garlic butter sauce, the salmon fish fillet is flaky on the outside and tender on the inside. If you are looking for a low-carb salad idea for lunch or dinner, you won’t go wrong with this wonderful recipe.

Let us know in the comments below which one is your favorite 30 minute recipe.

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