Easy and Healthy Plant-Based Meals Below!

As the only plant-based eater in my family, I know first-hand how challenging it can be to create family-friendly dinners that everyone will love, that are also free of animal byproducts. Here’s a list of some of my go-to vegan and gluten free dinners that are as easy to make as they are delicious. Each vegan dinner recipe uses simple and affordable ingredients (found anywhere), is lighter/healthier, made in minutes, and will leave everyone feeling full and satisfied! Each of these plant-based dinner ideas is delicious for all – whether you’re serving someone vegan, gluten free, both, or neither!

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10 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Plant-Based Dinners to try this week!!

Easy Vegan Black Bean Tacos

Easy Vegan Black Bean Tacos

Looking for a healthy lunch or dinner idea that is vegan, gluten free, and family-friendly? These vegan black bean tacos are so flavorful and delicious and the recipe is so simple! I bet you already have everything you need to make these in your kitchen.

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Vegan Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

Vegan Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

Sun dried tomato pesto is my favorite kind of pesto. If you’ve never had it – now’s the time to give it a try! This vegan sun dried tomato pesto is ridiculously good! Serve it with gluten free pasta from Ancient Harvest, crispy golden chickpeas, and freshly sautéed broccolini for a meal that will make everyone’s mouths water! The sun dried tomato vegan pesto uses cashews, pine nuts, garlic, and olive oil. A bit of nutritional yeast provides the cheesy flavor – you won’t even notice there is no parmesan! Enjoy this easy vegan and gluten free meal today! Everyone will love it and they will definitely dive in for seconds!

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12 Minute Easy Fajita Peppers with Rice & Beans

12 Minute Easy Fajita Peppers with Rice & Beans

If you’re looking for a balanced, filling, and healthy plant-based dinner, give these 12-Minute Veggie Fajitas a try! They take less than 15 minutes to prepare and they’re so flavorful! Serve them over rice, black beans, salsa, or guacamole for a nutritious dish everyone will love!

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Easy Vegan Peanut Noodles Stir Fry

Easy Vegan Peanut Noodles Stir Fry

Nothing says comfort food like peanut sauce noodles. This dish tastes indulgent but is actually healthy (ish)! This flavorful dish comes together in minutes by sauteing the veggies, noodles, and tossing them in a quick 5 minute peanut sauce. This is a must-try family-friendly recipe that is as quick to make as it is delicious.

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coconut curry cauliflower rice

Creamy Coconut Curry Cauliflower Rice with Spinach and Tomato

This creamy coconut curry is a delicious and healthy sauce to add to so many dishes! It’s made from coconut milk and provides plenty of healthy fats. I’ve paired my curry with cauliflower rice, spinach, and tomatoes for a fresh, healthy, and low carb vegan meal! This recipe pairs wonderfully with chickpeas if you prefer additional protein!

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