Eating plant-based meals is one of the best ways to maximize nutrition and improve healthy eating. Why? Because unlike many other diet trends, a plant-based diet is focused on fruits and vegetables!
Whether you’re just getting started with a plant-based diet or already a pro, these recipes are perfect for adding to your weekly go-to menu. Here are our favorite easy plant-based recipes!
The BEST plant-based recipes
What is a plant-based recipe?
A plant-based recipe is similar to a vegan recipe. It is primarily made up of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes. A plant-based diet focuses on putting these types of foods before other types. While it is similar to a vegan diet, it’s a bit more flexible!
Plant-based breakfast recipes
A fruity and delicious tropical smoothie that’s sure to give you a summery glow. It’s packed with pineapple, mango, coconut and is super cool and refreshing.
Easy, delicious, and wholesome. This Tofu Scramble Vegan Breakfast Bowl is a healthy way to start the day!
Made with avocado, banana, kale, and almond milk. Top with pistachios and cacao chips for a great way to start the day!
Creamy, sweet, and easy to make Chocolate Banana Smoothie! Perfect as a great go-to recipe for breakfast or a delicious snack!
Creamy, sweet, delicious, and simple. This Strawberry Banana Chia Seed Smoothie is perfect for a quick breakfast or snack in less than 5 minutes!
Creamy, sweet, and basically sunshine in a cup. This Healthy Mango Banana Smoothie is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and delicious!
A fresh and vibrant Orange Carrot Basil Smoothie that’s just bursting with healthy, fresh ingredients. It’s super easy to whip up and will give you the best start to the day!
Creamy and sweet Banana Cashew Butter Chia Seed Smoothie! This super healthy smoothie is perfect for starting the day off in a healthy and energizing way!
Warm, fruit covered in sweet maple syrup and topped with crunchy granola. This Vegan cranberry Ginger Crumble Fruit Bake is the perfect quick and healthy dessert for any evening!
This delicious Dragon Fruit Smoothie with Goji Berries is vibrant, healthy and completely refreshing. Perfect for breakfast, or a snack.
This Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and only take 5 minutes to make. A delicious and healthy breakfast on-the-go and the best start to the day!
Plant-based lunch recipes
This Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad made with fresh spinach, sliced sweet strawberries, creamy avocado, crunchy walnuts, topped with extra virgin olive oil and seasoned to taste. It’s so yummy and perfect for a nutritious and beautiful lunch or side salad!
Looking for a quick, healthy lunch recipe? This 10-Minute Mediterranean Farro Salad is loaded with nutrition and bold, savory flavors!
Savory, crunchy, refreshing, and LOADED with nutrition. This is the BEST Lemon Balsamic Lentil Salad ever!
This Roasted Beets & Sweet Potato Salad recipe is easy, delicious, and full of flavor. Every ingredient in this recipe offers so much nutrition. This is a great superfood recipe!
Wholesome, warm, and savory Lentil Turmeric Detox Soup with delicious chickpeas and broccoli! SO good and perfect for lunch or dinner!
This Pomegranate Pecan salad is sweet, savory, and crunchy. You’ll love the flavor combinations with this recipe!
This Chili Mango Zesty Quinoa Salad is bringing you all the flavor, nutrition, and refreshing feels. And the best part is it will keep you filling full!
This quinoa detox salad is mixture of both seasons: sweet potatoes, tangerines, fresh radishes, greens, and quinoa! AND the best part is that it can be made in about 30 minutes!
These Vegan Spring Rolls w/ Spicy Turmeric Coconut Sauce not only taste heavenly, but they’re a refreshing way to, well, eat your veggies!
This Sun-Dried Tomato & Arugula Lentil Salad is made with sweet sun-dried tomatoes, creamy vegan cheese, savory lentils, fresh arugula, spinach and tomatoes. All topped with a wholesome Vegan Turmeric Ginger Dressing!
Plant-based dinner recipes
Savory rice combined with red beans and the perfect amount of spices. This quick and easy Spanish Rice & Beans recipe only takes about 30 minutes to make!
This Vegan Chickpea & Sweet Potato Bowl is loaded with lentils, arugula, broccoli, tahini, and basically anything else you want to add to them! So delicious and perfect for a weeknight dinner or meal prep lunch!
Creamy, soft zucchini noodles loaded with a thick & hearty traditional red sauce, sautéed mushrooms, and sweet tomatoes. This Vegetarian Zucchini Spaghetti w/ Red Sauce & Mushrooms recipe is the perfect combination of an easy, healthy dinner and homestyle cooking comfort food!
This Quinoa Chili is easy to make, loaded with flavor, and perfect for a quick dinner. Make it in 30 minutes or less!
The BEST Coconut Lentil & Chickpea Curry that’s creamy, sweet, savory, spicy, and pairs perfectly with rice. Top it off with basil for the perfect, easy, healthy dinner recipe! This recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free.
This Easy Spicy Vegan Potato Curry is a favorite. It’s so easy to make, hearty, cozy, warm, spicy, delicious, and so perfect for a quick dinner!
The Best Cauliflower Fried Rice that’s perfect for dinner! This 10-minute recipe is easy to make, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and great for the entire family.
Creamy, savory, wholesome and delicious. This Vegan Loaded Mashed Potato recipe won’t disappoint!
This Kale Quinoa Curry Salad is warm, savory, crispy, and heavenly. With just a hint of curry, balancing beautifully with the fresh-out-of-the-oven roasted brussel sprouts. All things delicious!
This chili recipe is easy to make and perfect for dinner. This classic and delicious Vegan Chili recipe is the BEST and one that the entire family will love!
Savory, simple, and healthy. This 30-Minute Mexican Cauliflower Rice recipe is the best ever and is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo.
Combine that turmeric quinoa with fresh kale, turmeric roasted potatoes, paprika roasted chickpeas, and a delicious avocado for the most epic Vegan Turmeric Quinoa Power Bowls! These power bowls are so good for you, and taste amazing!
With 17g of protein, this Hearty Vegan Lentil Soup Recipe is perfect for an incredibly easy and healthy dinner! Made with wholesome lentils, fresh or frozen vegetables, diced tomatoes, and the best seasoning. You and your family will love this recipe!
This is the perfect, healthy ramen recipe to try! It’s full of flavor and oh so satisfying. Delicious and perfect as an easy plant-based recipe!
Meal prep is a great way to stay on track when it comes to healthy eating. Make these delicious Vegan Meal Prep Black Bean Quinoa Bowls in advance and have them ready-to-go throughout the week!
This Golden Beet Pecan Detox Salad is basically the best salad ever and the farthest thing from boring! This salad has gives hope that there are ways to enjoy veggies that are also delicious and easy.
All things easy, delicious, and healthy. This Turmeric Sweet Potato Pasta Salad will take your dinner to another level!
5 Ingredients is all you need to make this delicious Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad! Healthy, flavorful, and perfect for an easy weeknight meal!
This Sweet Potato Fennel Salad has a great combination of healthy ingredient. This salad is definitely a keeper!
This bright and colorful salad is sweet, salty, earthy, and fresh! This Beet Buckwheat Salad w/ Kale, Cabbage, & Carrots is plant-based recipe perfection!