6 Easy Vegan Recipes for Every Meal of the Day

A mouth-watering selection of easy vegan recipes to celebrate World Vegan Day. Bon appétit!

Oct 30, 2014
Raw tiramisu by Nourishing Nutters - another easy vegan recipe

Another easy vegan recipe to get your juices going: Raw tiramisu (Nourishing Nutters)  

Once reserved for hardcore animal activists, vegan diets are becoming more and more mainstream – for a variety of reasons. Some stay away from animal products for health reasons, while others find it a more economical option - and environmental concerns also play into the decision-making.

Regardless of the reason, keeping a 100% plant-based diet certainly takes some planning and creativity – and Goodnet is here to help! These six easy vegan recipes will get you through the entire 24 hours, from sunrise to sunset. Each meal showcases one of the top blogs and websites out there which share delectable ideas, mouth-watering photos and easy vegan recipes every day. Be sure to sign up for their newsletters or follow them if you like the sound (and taste!) of the recipes.

Bon appétit!

BREAKFAST: BLUEBERRY OATMEAL WAFFLES

THE DISH: These delicious, healthy waffles are the perfect vegan recipe to add to your weekend breakfast repertoire – all you need is some maple syrup on top!
THE SITE: Post Punk Kitchen (PPK) has been around for over a decade, revolutionizing vegan baking with creative, funky recipes. For those that prefer to watch the step-by-step, founder Isa Chandra Moskowitz also produces video series' – check out the latest collection, Make it Vegan.

Blueberry oatmeal muffins - an easy vegan recipe

The perfect weekend breakfast (PPK)

LUNCH: SHEPARD'S PIE

THE DISH: This warm, hearty pie is perfect for winter and a great dish for the whole family. The crispy topping gives the meal texture, and a zesty flavor to boot.
THE SITE: No matter if you're looking for vegan recipes, healthy alternatives or really anything else in the world of food, Jamie Oliver is the man! Get to know him better with this list of chefs using their love of food to do good.

Shepherd's Pie - an easy vegan recipe

A hearty dish for the whole family (Jamie Oliver)

SALAD: QUINOA, CORN & EDAMAME SALAD

THE DISH: As well as being vegan, this yummy salad is also gluten-free and packed with plant-based protein. It can be served warm or cold – up to you.
THE SITE: Along with amazing vegan recipes, blogger Livvy Zimmerman shares inspiring and practical DIY projects on her site, 86Lemons.  

Quinoa, corn & edamame salad - an easy vegan recipe

Warm or cold, this salad is packed with protein (86Lemons)

DINNER: CAULIFLOWER MAC & CHEEZE

THE DISH: Macaroni and cheese – the ultimate comfort food. But can a vegan version be anywhere near as satisfying? Turns out, the answer is yes – click through to this easy vegan recipe to discover the secret ingredient that brings it all together.
THE SITE: The brainchild of Alaskan photographer and artist Kathleen HenryProduce on Parade showcases vegan recipes and products, along with all sorts of interesting tidbits on the ethics behind veganism.

Mac and cheeze - an easy vegan recipe

The ultimate comfort food - vegan style (Produce on Parade)

DESSERT: CHOC CARAMEL TARTS

THE DISH: Dessert can be a challenging time to be vegan – but it doesn't have to be that way! These tarts are quite simply heavenly – and you don't even need to cook them. Time to dust off your blender and invite some friends over for dinner; you're going to wow them.
THE SITE: Nourishing Nutters is a relatively new site on the scene, created by Sydney-based designer and photographer Mim Kirsh. With a focus on healthy foods from the Paleolithic diet, the stunning site is not exclusively vegan but showcases a number of recipes which are.

Choc caramel tarts - an easy vegan recipe

It's easy to be vegan with these little guys (Nourishing Nutters)

SNACK: PROTEIN ENERGY BARS

THE DISH: Grabbing a filling vegan snack when you're out and about isn't always simple as it sounds – but making these healthy energy bars sure is. Ten minutes prep time then another ten in the freezer and you're good to go.
THE SITE: Angela Liddon has an inspiring story. She started blogging in 2008 about her recovery from an eating disorder, gained a loyal following, and now six years later her site Oh She Glows has turned into something of an empire in the world of vegan recipes.  Her first cookbook was released this year – coinciding with the birth of her first baby, Adriana.   

Protein energy bars - an easy vegan recipe

A healthy, filling and delicious snack (oh she glows)

As well as managing Goodnet.org, Elana writes happy headlines with a particular focus on yoga, meditation and family matters. She has a background in online journalism and web content.

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