10 Healthy Vegan Recipes For a Compassionate New Year

It’s official: 2019 is going to be the year of the vegan. So if you’re not vegan already, join the crowd! It isn’t too late to make a vegan January (or vegan forever!) your New Year’s resolution.

Switching to a more compassionate lifestyle is a powerful action to protect animals, the environment, and your own health. So to make it easy, we’ve compiled 10 healthy vegan recipes from TryVeg.com that are delicious and animal-free.

Which one will you make?

Asian-Inspired Veggie Noodle Salad

Spiralized zucchini shines in this refreshing salad with the help of ginger, cilantro, and lots of citrus. Serve it as a side to brighten up any meal, or add edamame to a larger portion for a protein packed entree.

Collard Greens & Succotash Medley

This inexpensive dish is made hearty with nutritious collard greens and broiled veggies. It works great as a side dish, or as a warm salad on its own.

Cranberry Burst Smoothie

This sweet and tangy smoothie is filled with vitamin C and packed with protein thanks to small but mighty hemp seeds.

Fricassee Chickpea & Cauliflower Collard Wraps

Steamed collard greens envelop chickpeas and cauliflower in a delicious fricassee sauce in this healthy wrap. Get creative with additional fillings: try cole slaw or roasted plantains!

Green Curry & Lentil Quinoa Stir Fry

Lentils, quinoa, zucchini, and snap peas get a kick of flavor and spice from green curry in this easy low-fat stir fry that is both satisfying and nutritious.

Moroccan Style Stew With Chickpeas and Quinoa

This hearty flavorful stew, full of protein rich chickpeas, quinoa, and Harissa Tofu Cubes by Hodo Foods, is perfect for chilly autumn nights. A variety of spices like cumin, smoked paprika, and cinnamon make a savory dish with a hint of sweetness. Serve with your favorite steamed or sauteed vegetables, like Swiss chard.

Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Hash

Warm and savory, this dish is colorful, simple, and textured. Roasting creates rich flavors perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Cooler weather doesn’t mean saying goodbye to salad. This Roasted Vegetable Salad is a celebration of Autumn in a bowl, combining roasted root vegetables with dried fruits, nuts, and seeds. Dress with Agave Dijon Vinaigrette to for a robust and refreshing dish.

Vegan Curry Chicken Salad

This recipe is kind to birds, utilizing Beyond Meat vegan chicken strips–or the chicken substitute of your choice! This delicious salad can be used as a dip or on sandwiches.

Teriyaki Noodle Stir-Fry

This flavorful gluten-free teriyaki noodle stir-fry is full of flavor and nutrients thanks to lots of green vegetables, and hearty quinoa spaghetti by Tresomega.

 

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Stuart McDonald is a Creative Writer at Compassion Over Killing (COK), a national non-profit animal protection organization based in Washington, DC. She is passionate about making an ethical lifestyle easy and accessible for all and collaborating across social movements to create a kinder world. She writes about everything vegan: from plant-based eating to activism to legislation. Read her work on TryVeg.com and COK.net.

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