50+ Veganuary recipes! With breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack and dessert ideas, these recipes will make your vegan New Year’s resolutions much easier. A lot of healthy, gluten-free and oil-free options too, that are ideal for beginners to plant based cooking. 

Veganuary recipes

Veganuary just keeps growing in popularity. Out of the people I know, more and more sign up each year to adopt a vegan lifestyle for the month of January. And a lot of them stick with it for much longer than that!

If you have no experience with vegan cooking, you might feel a bit overwhelmed. You may not know where to start at all. And that’s completely understandable: plant based cuisine opens up a whole range of new ingredients and cooking techniques. So I’ve compiled this roundup of super easy and most importantly, delicious vegan recipes from myself and other bloggers. You will find:

  • Quick breakfasts you can eat on the go.
  • Smoothies.
  • Soups and stews.
  • Pastas.
  • Curries.
  • Gluten-free options.
  • Oil-free options.
  • Stir-fries.
  • Salads.
  • Wraps and sandwiches.
  • Cookies.
  • Cakes.
  • … and so much more!

Be sure to save this post to go back to whenever you need ideas. Also share with your friends who want to eat more vegan meals or give Veganuary a go!

Table of Contents

50+ Veganuary Recipes – Easy And Delicious Vegan Meals

Vegan Breakfast

Easy and tasty plant based breakfast ideas, with a lot of meal prep and on-the-go options for busy days.

1. Chickpea flour pancakes

Chickpea flour pancakes vegan gluten-free

These chickpea flour pancakes are one of my favourite breakfasts ever! Super easy to make, they are fluffy, light and great with any toppings of your choice.

2. Buckwheat crepes with mushrooms

Vegan buckwheat crepes with mushrooms and kale

If a savoury breakfast is more of your thing, give these buckwheat crepes with mushrooms a go.

3. Apple pie coconut chia pudding

Apple Pie Coconut Chia Pudding Vegan Gluten-free

Chia pudding is a great meal prep friendly breakfast that will leave you satisfied! Ready with minimal effort and in no time.

4. Breakfast granola cups

Breakfast granola cups

I don’t know about you, but I could eat these breakfast granola cups by Ela from Ela Vegan every day! A perfect breakfast to eat on the go.

5. Green apple smoothie

Green apple smoothie

This green apple smoothie by Sonja and Alex from A Couple Cooks looks so vibrant, nourishing and refreshing – such a great way to get the morning started!

6. Mushroom buckwheat porridge bowl

Vegan mushroom buckwheat porridge bowl gluten-free

This buckwheat porridge bowl with vegetables is great for savoury breakfast fans.

7. Avocado spinach mushroom toast

Avocado mushroom spinach toast

Ameera and Robin from Monkey And Me Kitchen Adventures have all you toast lovers covered with this phenomenal idea.

8. Smoky baked beans

Smoky baked beans

Thanks to Rachel from The Plant Riot, baked beans have never looked better. Try these on toast or with a side of potatoes.

9. Chocolate chunk buckwheat waffles

Chocolate chunk buckwheat waffles

I don’t know about you, but I totally wish these buckwheat waffles by Dee from Green Smoothie Gourmet could appear in front of me right now!

10. Vegan granola bars

Vegan granola bars

Make a batch of these vegan granola bars by Rhian from Rhian’s recipes and have a grab-and-go breakfast ready for a couple of days.

11. Scrambled tofu

Avocado on toast with scrambled tofu

Learn how to make the perfect scrambled tofu! Serve with avocado toast for a yummy and wholesome start to the morning.

12. Vegan Cinnamon Pancakes With Chocolate Sauce

Vegan cinnamon pancakes with chocolate sauce

Lunch

Something to look forward to in the middle of the day! Try these amazing vegan lunches, and include them in your weekly meal prep agenda.

13. Vegan baked mac and cheese

Baked mac and cheese with kale in a bowl

This vegan baked mac and cheese is super tasty and made with simple ingredients!

14. Falafel salad with tahini dressing

Vegan falafel salad with lemon tahini dressing and avocado

This falafel salad with a creamy and tangy tahini dressing definitely shows that your lunchtime salad does not have to be boring.

15. Butter bean sweet potato stew

Vegan butter bean sweet potato stew

Switch things up with this comforting and flavourful stew, that’s also full of plant based protein!

16. Mushroom and tofu stuffed peppers

Vegan mushroom and tofu stuffed peppers

Mushroom and tofu stuffed peppers would make a great meal prep option! Serve them with rice for a delicious meal.

17. Vegan Zucchini Fritters With Red Lentils

Healthy vegan zucchini fritters with red lentils

These fritters are a reader favourite! Serve them by themselves with a dip, or in wraps, salads and sandwiches.

18. Lime chickpea stir-fry

Vegan lime chickpea stir-fry

This lime chickpea stir-fry is a great way to eat more vegetables; plus, it takes less than 15 minutes to make.

19. Vegetable and mushroom pasta

White bowl with pasta and vegetables

Vegetables and mushrooms taste great in this simple and quick pasta dish.

20. Chunky vegan potato soup

Chunky vegan potato soup gluten-free oil-free

This chunky potato soup is a great way to eat more vegetables, and made with simple ingredients!

21. One pot chickpea pasta

Closeup of vegan pasta with chickpeas

Pasta and chickpeas make an excellent combo, especially when served in a rich tomato sauce!

22. Cream of mushroom soup

Cream of mushroom soup

This cream of mushroom soup by Bianca Zapatka looks seriously unreal! So cosy and ideal for the colder seasons too.

23. Tomato & roasted Mediterranean vegetable risotto

Tomato risotto

Aimee from Wallflower Kitchen made this risotto which is just a dream come true! All of those vegetables make a great healthy lunch.

24. Chopped Thai chickpea salad with curry peanut dressing

Thai chickpea salad

This Thai chickpea salad by Monique from Ambitious Kitchen is so full of flavour and colour, you won’t be able to get enough.

25. Cobb salad with blue cheese dressing

Vegan cobb salad

Everything about this cobb salad by Sam from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken screams ‘delicious’ and ‘coming back for seconds’.

26. Roasted cauliflower burrito bowls

Roasted cauliflower burrito bowls

Why not include these roasted cauliflower bowls by Lindsay from Pinch of Yum in your weekly meal prep?!

27. Vegan Falafel

Vegan Falafel (Gluten-free)

Serve vegan falafel in pita, flatbread, or salads for a lunch that’s flavourful and delicious.

28. Vegan Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Vegan chickpea salad sandwich no mayo

A vegan chickpea salad makes a great plant based alternative to tuna mayo, and is super tasty in a sandwich with roasted carrots.

Dinner

Dinner has never been easier and tastier – even if you’re a complete beginner in the kitchen! Try out these weeknight meal recipes, that are all plant based and fuss-free.

29. Easy vegan lentil bolognese

Easy vegan lentil bolognese gluten-free

Vegan bolognese is comfort food and simplicity at its best! Give this easy pasta sauce a go for the ultimate wow-factor.

30. Peanut chickpea curry

Blue bowl with vegan curry and white rice

You just can’t go wrong with an easy flavourful curry like this one, made with simple ingredients you probably have in your kitchen already.

31. Pot pie with jackfruit

Easy vegan jackfruit pot pie

Want a crowd-pleasing recipe that will impress everyone? Try this fail-proof vegan pot pie recipe with a jackfruit filling.

32. Easy vegan Pad Thai

Easy Vegan Pad Thai Gluten-free

If you want something light and refreshing, this Pad Thai is the answer. Ready in just 15 minutes, and hits the spot every time.

33. Easy vegan potato curry

Easy vegan potato curry gluten-free

Potato curry can make any cold and dark evening a lot better. Ideal for feeding the entire family, or impressing guests.

34. Sweet and sour chickpeas and green beans

Vegan sweet and sour chickpeas and green beans

This sweet and sour sauce is full of flavour, and pairs super well with the chickpeas. One pan dinners don’t get much easier and yummier.

35. Chili with butter beans

Vegan chili recipe with butter beans and avocado

How about a bowl of vegan chili, served over a bed of fluffy rice? This recipe shows just how much flavour and variety you can create with simple ingredients.

36. Crispy baked orange tofu

Crispy baked orange tofu

Nora from Nora Cooks shows just how you can make tofu taste great with this orange tofu recipe!

37. Vegan bombay potatoes

Vegan Bombay potatoes

If you’re looking for a new and delicious way to cook potatoes, Lisa from Okonomi Kitchen shows you the answer with this Bombay potatoes recipe.

38. Sticky sesame cauliflower

Sticky sesame cauliflower

Melissa from Vegan Huggs has convinced me that cauliflower is the best veg out there! This sticky cauliflower recipe looks unreal.

39. Vegan butternut squash mac and cheese

Vegan butternut squash mac and cheese

This butternut squash mac and cheese recipe by Julie from The Simple Veganista is your perfect introduction to veggie-based cheese sauces.

40. Lentil nourish bowl

Lentil nourish bowl

These healthy lentil nourish bowls by Deryn from Running On Real Food will leave you feeling great!

41. Vegan chorizo and vegetable paella

This vegan chorizo paella by Tamsin from Cupful of Kale will impress everyone, regardless of dietary requirements.

42. Creamy tofu pasta

Vegan creamy tofu pasta

Think you don’t like tofu? Try using it to make a delicious creamy sauce for pasta, served with plenty of veg!

43. Crispy Tofu

Easy vegan crispy tofu baked or fried

Here’s another great way to make tofu taste amazing! Crispy tofu is perfect with a sauce and side dish of your choice.

44. Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

Spicy butternut squash soup

When you’re craving soup on a cold evening, this dish makes a flavourful and rich option.

Desserts and snacks

For those times when you’re feeling a little peckish or want something sweet after dinner! These desserts and snacks are great for either sharing, or keeping all to yourself.

45. Peanut butter cups

Vegan peanut butter cups recipe

Homemade peanut butter cups taste even better than the store brought version! Make them with just 4 simple ingredients.

46. 6-ingredient almond cookies

Vegan almond cookies 5 ingrredients

Keep these cookies on hand for a quick and easy sweet treat to enjoy whenever.

47. Gluten-free vegan banana bread

Gluten-free vegan banana bread

What’s great about banana bread is that you can eat it as a snack, dessert or even breakfast, slathered in peanut butter and jam.

48. 4-ingredient fudge

Four ingredient vegan fudge

I make this vegan fudge all the time, because it’s just so addictive! Eat on its own, or with smoothies or oatmeal bowls.

49. Cornbread

White plate with a slice of vegan cornbread

This savoury cornbread recipe is super versatile, great for serving either as a side dish or on its own as a snack.

50. Vegan millionaire shortbread

Vegan millionaire shortbread

This vegan millionaire shortbread by Natalie from Feasting on Fruit is just like the real thing, and even better. Seriously drooling just looking at the photos!

51. Spicy buffalo white bean hummus

Spicy buffalo white bean hummus

This creative hummus idea by Brandi from The Vegan 8 is perfect for serving with vegetable sticks, on toast or with chips.

52. Vegan double chocolate chip cookies

Vegan double chocolate chip cookies

These double chocolate chip cookies by Britt from The Banana Diaries are just calling my name! The more chocolate the better, so these are delivering for sure.

53. Almond butter veggie chips

Almond butter homemade veggie chips recipe

No need to buy vegetable chips, when you can make them at home in just a few steps. Perfect to serve with dips like hummus or vegan tzatziki.

54. Dreamy Orange Creamsicle Cake

Vegan orange creamsicle cake

Want a dessert you can go back to over and over again? Try this orange creamsicle cake by Shannon from Yup, It’s Vegan!

55. Easy spinach and sunflower seed dip

Easy spinach and sunflower seed dip

Doesn’t this dip by Thomas from Full of Plants look incredible?! It would taste delicious with crackers or vegetables as a movie night snack.

56. Vegan ‘Chicken’ Nuggets (Chickpea Nuggets)

Vegan chicken nuggets made from tofu and chickpeas

These vegan ‘chicken’ nuggets made with chickpeas and tofu are great served with a dip of your choice.

A sweet treat that’s ready in 5 minutes and involves chocolate chips? Yes please!

Let me know in the comments: which one of these Veganuary recipes is your favourite? Remember to share this post with your friends and Pin it for later if you plan on giving any of them a go.