15 Vegan Meals for Beginners


vegan meals for beginners

If you’re interested in becoming vegan or trying vegan meals out, here are some great recipes that will give you an idea of what vegan food looks like and tastes like. Here are 15 vegan meals for beginners. These vegan meals all contain only plant-based ingredients (no animal products whatsoever). This makes these vegan recipes perfect for people who want to try veganism but don’t know where to start!

1) Spicy Tomato Soup with Basil

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The spicy tomato soup with basil is first on our list of vegan meals for beginners. This vegan tomato soup is so easy to make and will provide you with the vegan nutrients that your body needs.

2) Warm Roasted Vegetable Salad

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This vegan salad is perfect for eating on a chilly day, or after working out! The vegan dressing takes just 5 minutes to mix up, which makes this recipe for vegan salad even easier than expected!

3) Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup with Basil

Another vegan soup recipe–this one featuring vegan cream! This vegan cream is vegan and non-dairy; vegan-friendly and vegan diet-friendly as well!

4) Vegan Pumpkin Chili Recipe with Beans

This vegan chili recipe contains black beans, which provide your vegan body with vegan protein. This vegan pumpkin chili will be sure to keep you full on those chilly nights!

5) Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Powerballs (V, GF)

This is a 2 ingredient no-bake recipe made with dates for a healthy vegan snack or dessert. These peanut butter balls are naturally sweetened and fudgy. They’re an amazing boost of energy after a workout or whenever you feel like snacking!

6) Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Another vegan meal for beginners is the spicy roasted chickpeas. Chickpeas are packed with vegan resources such as iron, vegan fiber, vegan protein, vegan manganese, vegan phosphorus, vegan thiamin, vegan vitamin b6, and vegan zinc. This spicy roasted chickpeas recipe is just one of the vegan meals that you can make with these delicious legumes!

7) Vegan Noodle Soup

This vegan noodle soup contains udon noodles which are high in iron and calcium making this vegan meal perfect for any vegan body. The ingredients for this vegan noodle soup take only 15 minutes to cook up so it’s a great dish to whip up on those busy weeknights.

8) One-Pot Spicy Garlic Almond Butter Noodles (Vegan + GF)

These almond butter noodles come together in less than 30 minutes. They are vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and packed with nutrients like vegan fiber, vegan protein, vegan manganese, vegan phosphorus, vegan thiamin.

9) Vegan Tacos

Vegan tacos take only 20 minutes to make–perfect for any vegan who wants an easy meal that doesn’t compromise on taste or price! These vegan tacos won’t burn a hole in your wallet or your stomach.

10) One-Pot Spicy Sesame Peanut Noodles (Vegan + GF)

These sesame peanut noodles come together in less than 30 minutes. Ready in under half an hour! Vegan sesame peanut noodles are so much healthier than the original recipe because they don’t contain MSG or animal products. The vegan chili garlic sauce is what gives these vegan sesame peanut noodles their bite, but if you want to serve this vegan meal as a dipping sauce, try substituting the vegan chili garlic sauce for vegan sriracha.

11) Baked Butternut Squash Kale Chips (Vegan + GF)

These vegan kale chips take only 30 minutes to make! They’re vegan, gluten-free, and packed with nutrients like vegan fiber, vegan protein, vegan manganese, vegan phosphorus, vegan thiamin.

12) Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

This vegan pesto takes only 15 minutes to make! This recipe is easy to follow and doesn’t require any fancy ingredients–perfect for beginners who are vegan and don’t know where to start.

13) Vegan Kale Chips (Perfect For Beginners!)

Kale chips sound like something that only vegan hippies would eat–but they’re actually incredibly delicious and vegan-friendly! This vegan kale chips recipe contains vegan, gluten-free ingredients which make this vegan snack all the better.

14) Vegan Tamales with Chipotle Sauce

Chipotle sauce is vegan and non-dairy; it’s also vegan diet friendly! These vegan tamales take only 40 minutes to make and contain healthy vegan foods such as vegan fiber, vegan protein, vitamin b6, etc. Additionally, these vegan tamales are packed full of iron!

15) 10 Minute Tofu Bites with vegan Sriracha Sauce

These tofu bites take only 10 minutes to make! If you’re vegan, then vegan sriracha sauce is vegan diet-friendly. Vegan sriracha sauce contains vegan ingredients such as vegan sugar, vegan vinegar, etc. These vegan snacks are very easy to make and can be served with vegan soy sauce. They also contain healthy vegan foods like vegan fiber, vitamin b6, etc.

The vegan meals for beginners in this article are perfect if you’re vegan and don’t know where to start. They take less than 30 minutes (or 10) to make, require only vegan ingredients, or both! If you want an easy vegan meal that’s also tasty then look no further–you’ll find it here on our website. We hope these vegan recipes inspire your cooking efforts with their simplicity and flavor. So what has been your favorite recipe? Let us know by leaving a comment below the blog post!

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