These summery vegan recipes are simple and delicious! All of these recipes keep the ingredient count under 10, so you know they’re going to be affordable, easy, and simple! Don’t forget to check out our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives!
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1. Oat Milk Matcha Spread
Source: Oat Milk Matcha Spread
2. Nut Crusted Tofu
Source: Nut Crusted Tofu
Trying to impress your dinner companion, but have very little time on your hands? This Nut Crusted Tofu by Matt Frazier and Stepfanie Romine is the dish to make! Pistachios, tarragon, and lemon juice, plus a hint of Dijon mustard, turn a simple dinner into something special. Serve with steamed green beans (just call them haricots verts to keep the fancy facade going) and quinoa for a complete Parisian bistro-inspired meal. There’s no need to press the tofu in this recipe; simply pat it dry. Any excess moisture will help the crust adhere to the tofu.
3. Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Orzo
4. Summer Vegetable Sauté
Source: Summer Vegetable Sauté
This Summer Vegetable Sauté by Megan Calipari is so delicious and would be a great side dish with roasted potatoes! It can also be a light lunch that is perfect for warm days. Pull a seat outside and bring this vegetable sauté! It’ll be perfect!
5. Espresso Truffles
Source: Espresso Truffles
6. No-Egg Salad Sandwich
Source: No-Egg Salad Sandwich
A modern twist to the classic egg salad sandwich recipe! It’s the perfect no-fuss high protein lunch, super inexpensive, and ultra kid-friendly. No-egg salad sandwiches are laughably easy, cheap, and protein-dense. This No-Egg Salad Sandwich by Kris Dee| Mostly Domestic yields a seriously large amount and depending on what other ingredients you may be adding to the sandwich, you should be able to get at least 6 servings out of this bad boy!
7. Apricot Muffins
Source: Apricot Muffins
These Apricot Muffins by Lenia Patsi are super easy and only require five simple ingredients. They also have a wonderful orange color and fruity taste! Try them while there are still apricots in season!
8. Blueberry Superfood Breakfast Smoothie
This Blueberry Superfood Breakfast Smoothie recipe by Shanika Graham-White is a delicious and simple way to enjoy a quick, easy breakfast while gaining awesome health benefits from the superfood and antioxidant ingredients. Made from blueberries, bananas, protein powder, almond butter, chia seeds, Almond milk, and is naturally sweetened. All vegan and gluten-free.
9. Crispy Spicy Tofu
Source: Crispy Spicy Tofu
Even if you think you don’t like tofu, this Crispy Spicy Tofu by Tara Sunshine is one to try. It’s flavourful and super easy to make with just the right kick of heat. And talk about versatile! This tofu is great in Buddha bowls, tacos, or stir fry, on pasta, salad, or rice, or as a topper for nachos, pizza, or toast.
10. Double Chocolate Tofu Donuts
Source: Double Chocolate Tofu Donuts
Did you know you could make donuts out of tofu? Yep, you read that right, tofu. These fried Double Chocolate Tofu Donuts by George Lee only require 6 ingredients and are super chocolate-y and decadent — crispy on the outside, cakey on the inside, and completely free of soy flavor. The richest, most decadent Double Chocolate Tofu Donuts. Super easy, delicious, and free of soy flavor!
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