If you are looking to take on the challenge of eating vegan this month, then you have come to the right place. Let's be honest- vegan food is not just boring salads. In fact, vegan food can be nourishing, filling, and downright delicious!
What is veganuary?
Veganuary is a 30-day challenge to eat vegan food and use vegan products for an entire month. This means no meat, fish, dairy, eggs, honey, or foods made with any of these or with other animal products such as gelatin.
While you might be removing some foods from your diet, with the right recipes you are bound to find a new-found appreciation for just how delicious & versatile vegetables, fruits, legumes, and grains can be!
If you are looking for a few recipes to get you started on your journey to eating plant-based, then you will love these 31 easy vegan recipes for veganuary!
Easy Veganuary Recipes
31 easy recipes to try each day of veganuary! With a focus on main dishes, this list is here to equip you with filling & delicious recipes for a month of plant-based meals.
This lentil stew is SO cozy & filling- and the perfect way to try out cooking lentils at home! Serve it over mashed potatoes for the perfect dinner recipe.
An SGTO reader favorite- this lo mein with crispy tofu and sauteed veggies is an absolute must-make!
This creamy orzo is so cozy, comforting, and truly a must make during vegauary!
This 10 ingredient & 30-minute recipe is a great way to start off veganuary on a healthy note!
This lemony soup is light while still being cozy! The fresh dill adds the perfect compliment to the warming veggies and tangy lemon broth.
Roasted sweet potatoes, tangy black beans, & chipotle crema are combined into soft flour tortillas for a delicious taco recipe!
An SGTO reader favorite 3 years in a row- this viral mushroom wild rice soup can be made with just 10 ingredients for a simple & nourishing weeknight dinner.
An SGTO reader favorite- this dish combines crispy tofu with sauteed green beans and a spicy-sweet black pepper sauce!
With homemade ranch dressing, crispy chickpeas, avocado, and mushroom bacon- this crunchy crisp salad is so refreshing!
This oil-free pesto pasta is topped with crispy tofu with a healthy dinner recipe!
Tofu fresh rolls can be great as an appetizer, side, or even as a main dish thanks to the salt & pepper tofu used in this recipe! It gets paired with a peanut dipping sauce for a truly delicious dish.
Gnocchi may be delicious in pasta, but it's honestly even better in soups- especially this Italian-inspired gnocchi soup!
If you are looking for a pasta bake that is protein-packed then you have to try this lentil ziti bake! With tofu ricotta, cooked lentils, and a flavorful tomato sauce- it's so comforting!
Who says you have to give up pizza during veganuary?! Not me! This recipe combines a garlic sauce base with slices of butternut squash, pear, chili oil, & fresh arugula for a delicious dinner recipe.
This is the ultimate best salad to serve as a side dish or to enjoy for lunch- and it comes together in just 20 minutes!
Baked sweet potatoes get stuffed with crumbled tofu and sauteed veggies, and topped with a cilantro crema for a Mexican-inspired dish!
This creamy soup blends cooked lentils with sauteed veggies for a soup that is full of protein, filling, and even stores great as leftovers.
This hearty chili is not only protein--packed with quinoa & beans, but it's so flavorful and a great way to use butternut squash!
Roasted portobello mushrooms get stuffed with a herby tofu filling and baked until crisp for a delicious & filling way to enjoy mushrooms.
This hearty salad is fully of fresh veggies, avocado, quinoa, and crispy chickpeas all tossed with a homemade lemon garlic dressing!
Pasta with a Miso butter sauce, sauteed spinach, and crispy mushrooms- doesn't get much better than this!
This brothy soup is full of fresh veggies like kale, carrots, and protein-rich white beans for a nourishing & healthy dinner idea!
Chewy udon noodles mixed with crisp sauteed veggies & a delicious umami sauce!
Spicy buffalo cauliflower, crisp kale, and cilantro-lime crema are combined into the best vegan taco recipe!
This nourishing bowl is vegan, gluten-free, & has a homemade pesto sauce for a great lunch or dinner recipe.
This hearty dumpling stew is so delicious & easy to make!
These vegan & gluten-free chickpea spinach burgers are better than any store-bought veggie burger!
Perfectly seasoned portobello mushroom slices get topped with purple cabbage, guacamole, and cilantro chimichurri for an easy & fun taco recipe!
Roasted curry-flavored carrots & cauliflower get blended into the creamiest soup and topped with crispy chickpeas!
This easy taco recipe combines cumin lime spiced cauliflower & chickpeas with fresh guacamole and pico!
This gnocchi tomato sauce can be made in a blender for an unbelievably simple gnocchi pasta sauce!
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