Here are 20 simple vegan recipes for beginners to enjoy! They include healthy plant-based breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and snack recipes. There’s something for everyone.
What is Veganism?
Veganism is a way of living that opposes animal cruelty. Therefore vegans do not use animal products and animal by-products in any way. This includes having pets, clothing and food such as red or white meat, fish, eggs, dairy products honey, and gelatin.
Grocery List for The Vegan Diet
Unsurprsingly, you can enjoy any and all vegetables on the vegan diet. If you’re tyring out veganism, why not try something new?
- Brussel sprouts
- Greens (chard, bok choi, collard greens, spinach and kale)
- Herbs (basil, coriander aka cilantro, dill, lemon grass, oregano, sage and thyme)
- Legumes (black beans, black eyed beans, chickpeas, kidney beans, lentils, pinto beans, peas etc)
- Onions (chives, leek, shallots and spring onions)
- Peppers (bell pepper, chilli peppers, jalapeños etc)
- Zucchini aka courgette
Meat Substitutes For The Vegan Diet
There are also plenty of healthy plant-based protein sources to replace meat in a vegan diet. Here are several to try:
Finally, have a scroll and checkout our 20 simple vegan recipes for beginners.
20 Simple Vegan Recipes for Beginners
A delicious easy vegan red lentil curry made using coconut milk, spices, and herbs. Serve with rice, roti, or bulgur wheat for the perfect dinner recipe.
Kale, sweet red peppers, sweetcorn, carrots, and even more nutritious vegetables make a delicious Chinese vegetable stir fry recipe.
A delicious grounding veggie Buddha bowl made with all of my favorites. This bowl is plant-based, but has all the satisfaction of a meaty meal.
This vegan sweet potato and red pepper sandwich is perfect for lunch and meal prep. Not only is it naturally plant-based, but it’s also filled with delicious veggies, cabbage, cucumber and more.
Mouthwatering vegetarian peppers stuffed with beluga lentils, red quinoa, sweetcorn and spinach cooked in a tomato sauce.
This vegan roasted red pepper spaghetti dish is truly one of my favorites! The roasted red peppers, garlic and onions add so much delicious flavor.
This plant-based broccoli, pea, and mint soup is the perfect recipe to warm you up this fall. With its rich, creamy texture, this soup is incredibly delicious and filling.
Easily impress your friends and family with this delicious vegan lentil bolognese recipe. Truly, even the meat-eaters will be coming back for more!
If you love chickpeas, then our mouthwatering vegan quinoa chickpea salad recipe will have you drooling. This salad includes cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, and chickpeas!
There is nothing quite like a hearty vegan stew on cold evenings. This spicy vegetable stew recipe is perfect to warm your cockles, not to mention boost your immune system.
This blueberry nice cream recipe is just what you need to satisfy your sweet tooth craving! Especially topped off with coconut, berries, nuts, and seeds for a healthy and creamy vegan dessert.
Truly, chickpea curry with coconut milk is one of my favourite vegan/vegetarian dishes. It is filled with so much flavor and can be served with rice or roti.
A delicious beetroot pesto spaghetti recipe filled with nutrients! This homemade beetroot pesto includes walnuts, beets, and more. It’s not only a beautiful red color, it’s also so fun to make.
These low carb cajun cauliflower wraps are SO easy to make and they tasted delicious! Fried cauliflower has a meat-like texture, while the other veggies added an extra crunch. Use collard greens instead of tortillas to hold them all together. This a fabulous vegetarian/vegan option is great for sharing.
A simple, refreshing banana and yogurt free mixed berry smoothie. In short, this is the perfect breakfast or snack to get you through the day!
Similar to tabouleh, this bulgur wheat, cucumber, tomato, and herb salad is a tasty vegan salad. With the exception that we changed the proportions of each ingredient to make a salad with more grains and fewer leaves.
Green banana plantain chips are the perfect homemade healthy snack to get you through the day. Since they’re crispy, crunchy and great for dipping, they’re always popular at parties.
A delicious fresh vegetarian pesto pasta recipe made in just 30 minutes. The homemade pesto includes parsley, basil, coriander garlic, and more.
Spicy roasted cauliflower florets seasoned with curry powder, paprika, and more! Serve this as a healthy vegan side, or enjoy it as a meat substitute.
Finally, chocolate avocado mousse and strawberries is a wonderful vegan dessert for chocolate lovers. It’s rich in flavor and also has a smooth, mouthwatering texture.
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Click the following link for more information on veganism. https://www.vegan.com/