10 Excellent Lazy, Cheap, Easy Vegan Snacks & Meals You Need to Try
So you want to eat more plants and incorporate more vegan meals into your daily life, but you worry that making vegan food is more complicated or difficult than its meat-featuring counter-parts? Well, fret not, as Plant Faced Clothing has rounded up recipes that are not only delicious, but easy to make, as well!
No matter your skill level in this kitchen, these ten excellent, cheap, and easy vegan meals and/or snacks are ones you need to make on lazy days!
#10 Garlic Dijon Roasted Potatoes
Garlic and herbs—plus dijon mustard—mean that these crispy yet tender potatoes are as delicious as they are easy to make! Check out the entire recipe here.
#9 Chickpea Tuna
Get ready for all of the deliciousness of a tuna melt without the fish thanks to this Chickpea Tuna! This sandwich is the perfect combination of healthy yet indulgent, with everything from carrots and celery to vegan cheese and mayonnaise making an appearance. Check out Sweet Potato Soul make this delicious carrot chickpea tuna melt on her Instagram, here.
We are also in LOVE with Max La Manna’s (zero waste) version here — we have road tested this one and can attest, it is a resounding winner.
#8 Pasta Marinara
Rich, tasty, healthy, and incredibly easy to make pasta perfection — we're talking about Adriana’s favourite ten-minute pasta. Oh, and did we mention it cooks in just 10 minutes? Check out the entire recipe here!
#7 Roasted Cauliflower Tacos
These roasted cauliflower tacos are perfect if you want something easy but packed with flavour. Healthy + delicious + easy to make = our favourite kind of meal! Check out the entire recipe for these delicious tacos (which will also be a sure-fire crowd pleaser) here.
#6 Roasted Portobello & Caramelised Onion Sandwich
This recipe for Roasted Portobello and Caramelised Onion Sandwiches combines the best of savoury and sweet while remaining hearty and delicious. It’s easy to make, needs minimal ingredients and is packed with flavour. Plus, any recipe which can double as breakfast or lunch is a winner in our eyes. Check out the entire recipe in the Instagram post below!
#5 Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
Make this Brussels Sprouts recipe your own by choosing your own dressing! Maple balsamic and sweet and spicy are No Sweat Vegan's top recommendations, but feel free to get creative and add your spin on this timeless classic. Prepare for crispy, caramelised, and delicious Brussel Sprouts in just 20 minutes! Check out the entire recipe for these delicious Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts here.
#4 Air Fryer Chick Peas
Air Fryer obsessed? Ohh yes we are, sorry not sorry! These Air Fryer Chick Peas are quick, easy, and delicious. Throw in a variety of your favourite spices to put a personal touch on them. Air fry them at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes, and you'll have this delicious vegan side dish on the table in no time! But if you don’t have an air fryer, don’t fret! We won’t leave you in the dust, you can also make this recipe (and the one above) by throwing these babies in the oven. Check out Veggie Saves the Day’s how-to video for this recipe in the link below!
#3 Vegan Patatas Bravas
This dish is a new, easy, and lazy favourite thanks to the simple preparation, rich flavours, and use of only one bowl and, would you believe we’re at it again, an air fryer! Drenched in spicy sauce and drizzled with tangy aioli, say no more, we’re sold. Check out the entire and delicious recipe here.
#2 Vegan French Toast Sticks
Six ingredients and a little fry time and boom! Breakfast is ready. These sweet and crispy Vegan French Toast Sticks will be the reason you get out of bed! There was never a better time to be lazy than in the morning, and there is truly nothing more indulgent than dessert for breakfast. Check out the entire recipe here.
#1 Quick Old Dahl
We just couldn’t leave this list behind without a mention of the ultimate cheap, easy vegan dinner (or lunch) meal — a classic vegan lentil dahl. If this isn’t already on weekly rotation for you, it’s about to be. Get ready for @madebyblitz’ hilarious take on this absolute classic. It’s easy, cheap as chips to make, and it’s an easy one to make enough leftovers to dine on all week (or pop in the freezer)! Not to mention, it’s an easy way to get some greens in as you can throw in whatever leafy greens or veggies you fancy to jazz this bad boy up.
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