I’m ready to celebrate the start of a new year but before we leave 2016 behind, I’m looking back on my 16 top plant-based recipes. These are the ones you guys just couldn’t get enough of and you do not want to miss out on these healthy and delicious creations!
Break out of breakfast boredom with this sweet potato hash made with fresh vegetables and vegan spicy tempeh bacon.
Spicy buffalo-style roasted chickpeas and broccoli served over quinoa and topped with an easy homemade honey mustard tahini sauce.
These Spirulina Superfood Bites are the perfect snack for the spirulina novice. With plant-based protein, fiber, and healthy fats, these bites make a great pre- or post- workout snack.
13. Spiralized Beet Noodles with Pesto
This quick meal is a flavorful dish featuring both the root and greens of beets, fresh basil, lemon, walnuts, and olive oil.
Traditional potato leek soup gets a nutrient-dense boost with tofu. This protein-rich soup works as a starter/side or an entree.
This 4 ingredient healthy mint chocolate shake is sweetened only with banana and features fresh mint instead of extracts or syrups.
This convenient vegan sandwich is perfect for transporting to work/school and also great for camping and picnics. Made with only 7 ingredients and filling enough to serve 2.
Grilled avocados are stuffed with curry chickpea salad to create a flavorful vegan appetizer that’s perfect for parties and summer barbecues.
Homemade curry doesn’t have to be complicated. This Roasted Eggplant Chickpea Curry is made with a flavorful coconut-based sauce.
Roasted pears are perfect for fall! The healthy fruit is drizzled with dark chocolate hazelnut sauce in this healthy whole food plant-based vegan recipe.
This make-ahead taco soup is vegan comfort food at it’s best. Filled with vegetables and plant-based protein from 2 types of beans.
This green smoothie is a convenient way to sneak veggies into your breakfast. With an unexpected boost of plant-based protein from lentils, this smoothie totally qualifies as a balanced meal.
These bright and fun spiralized sweet potato and tofu spring rolls are the perfect way to transition into warmer months. Served with a flavorful sesame ginger soy dipping sauce, these are sure to be a hit at your next party or gathering.
The flavors of a veggie sushi roll are ready to enjoy in minutes with this vegan deconstructed sushi salad bowl served with sesame ginger miso dressing.
Vegan naan pizza is a healthy, fun, and delicious weeknight meal that the entire family will love. Caramelized onions and sautéed mushrooms are a flavorful combination that you’ll want to top your pizza with over and over again.
Tempeh is combined with onion, chili pepper, and tomatoes with lots of Mexican flavor from dried spices. Use it in tacos, burritos, tostadas, enchiladas, and more.
What a year! I’m so appreciative for everyone who has stopped by The Grateful Grazer this year and especially grateful for those of you who have connected with me by email or on social media. As always, I love hearing from you (whether its to provide recipe feedback or just say hi), so don’t forget to leave a comment below or, if you prefer, let me know your favorite recipe of 2016 by emailing me directly at [email protected]. Wishing you a happy and healthy New Year!