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15 Plant-Based Recipes for Every Meal

Feeling curious about plant-based eating or an old pro looking for some inspiration? These 15 recipes are a great place to start.

For the month of January, I’ve decided to publish exclusively plant-based recipes. January is often a month where folks are trying to start a diet or undo perceived over-indulgence during the holidays. That’s not my goal with this plant-based series, as the June Table is whole-heartedly anti-diet. However, I believe there can be value in reducing our intake of animal products. It’s good for animals, our planet, and even our wallets! My goal in embarking on this “Veganuary” journey is to show how accessible, fun, and creative plant-based eating can be. In anticipation and celebration of this little endeavor, I have gathered 15 of my favorite plant-based recipes that are perfect for every meal.

Plant-Based Breakfast

Vegan Tahini Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

I’m obsessed with this decadent yet nutritious baked oatmeal! I love serving it with nut butter and plant-based yogurt (Siggi’s is my favorite!).

tahini banana bread baked oatmeal cut into 9 slices with one slice on a plate next to it

Overnight Caramel Apple French Toast Casserole (Vegan!)

No eggs needed for this absolutely incredible French toast casserole! Best served with maple syrup and coconut whipped cream.

overhead shot of plant-based French toast casserole on several plates

The Best Simple Green Smoothie

If you’re looking for a nutrient-dense on-the-go breakfast that tastes like a milkshake, this is it.

green smoothie in mason jar next to spoonful of almond butter and baby spinach garnish

Super Healthy Birthday Cake Overnight Oats

These overnight oats taste like dessert while packing in all kinds of nourishing goodness. Just make sure you use plant-based yogurt!

jar of birthday cake overnight oats with sprinkle garnish

Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

This easy and budget-friendly smoothie has no protein powder!

plant-based peanut butter banana smoothie in two small mason jars side by side with peanut butter swirl next to a spoonful of peanut butter

Plant-Based Lunch & Dinner

Vegan Kale Caesar Pasta with Crispy Chickpeas

One of my favorite weeknight recipes! It’s shockingly easy to make and comes together quickly.

two large pink bowls with plant-based kale caesar pasta topped with crispy chickpeas side by side

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Sage Gremolata

This soup is cozy and warming. I encourage you not to skip the sage gremolata! It adds so much flavor.

squash soup in a wooden bowl with sage gremolata

Brussels Sprouts Pear Salad with Wild Rice

This salad can easily be made vegan! Just use vegan parmesan and honey in place of maple syrup in the dressing. It’s such a hearty and satisfying salad.

brussels sprouts pear salad in large bowl with pumpkin vinaigrette drizzled on top with salad tongs on the right side

Three Bean Walnut Pumpkin Chili (Vegan!)

Walnuts create a meaty texture in this flavorful chili. I love making a big batch for lunch throughout the week.

chili in large pot distributed into two soup bowls with sour cream, cheese, and cilantro garnish

Vegan Cheesy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

This soup gets its cheesy flavor from nutritional yeast, a fave vegan staple. It also packs in plenty of protein for a complete meal!

plant-based cauliflower soup in bowls with pumpkin seed garnish

Plant-Based Sweets & Treats

Orange Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan/Gluten-Free)

These soft and luscious cookies are made with vegan butter and a flax egg. The orange flavor really shines through with real orange zest and juice!

orange walnut chocolate chip cookies piled high on a cloth napkin with orange wedges nearby

Easy Ginger Turmeric Latté (Vegan!)

This warming caffeine-free latté is perfectly spiced and ideal for cold winter days!

plant-based ginger turmeric latté in 2 mugs

Tahini Pumpkin Muffins (Vegan and Gluten-Free!)

These muffins are perfect as dessert or breakfast! They’re moist (hate that word) and packed with plenty of chocolate.

close up of tahini pumpkin muffins on cooling rack

7-Ingredient Oreo Pie (Vegan and Gluten-Free!)

While this pie requires some planning ahead, it is otherwise quite simple and made with only 7 ingredients. Who knew Oreos were plant-based?!

oreo pie cut into 8 slices with chocolate shavings as garnish

Healthier S’mores Dip (3 Ingredients!)

This super easy dip is best served with plenty of graham crackers, pretzels, and fruit! Just make sure to use plant-based chocolate chips and marshmallows.

s'mores dip in mini cast iron skillet next to a platter of strawberries, graham crackers, and pretzels

If you make any of these plant-based recipes, be sure to leave a rating and review! This encourages others to give the recipes a try and helps Google figure out I exist! You can also find me on Pinterest and Instagram.

Photography by Hope Agresti

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