For all those lazy days, when you don't want to have to get up and out to the store, I've collected the best lazy vegan recipes. These easy recipes are all less than 40 minutes (most only take 5-10 minutes of hands on time) and use basic pantry ingredients along with common fridge and freezer fruits and veggies.
Each of these lazy vegan meals has the prep time beside the title. Whether you're looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks or dessert, I promise you'll find recipes the whole family will love. Use the "jump to" button to find just what you're looking for, fast!
Breakfast + Brunch
This collection of lazy vegan recipes wouldn't be complete without including the most important meal of the day, breakfast. Whether relaxing in bed on the weekend or serving up some guests, these delicious vegan breakfast and brunch recipes are both fast and easy. Pancakes with 5 ingredients? Bring it! 4 ingredient overnight oats? Yum! Let's go!
PRO LAZY TIP: Flax eggs, Just Egg product and tofu all make eggcellent (and fast) egg substitutes! Scramble it up or make a quick frittata and serve it with a piece of toast for a delicious easy breakfast.
Everyone needs (and loves) snacks. Keep it lazy with these quick, easy and high protein vegan recipes that offer quick, comforting sustenance. Minimal time, maximum flavor!
Lazy Vegan Soups
Soup is nourishing to the body and soul. A bowl of warm soup is pure comfort to hold and to eat. These soups are all under 40 minutes with only about 10 minutes of hands on time each. There are no hard-to-find or strange ingredients. Get one simmering on the stove and throw on your favorite movie for a lazy afternoon or evening.
LAZY PRO TIP: Portion out leftovers into reuseable, single sized containers and store in the fridge or freezer, for easy, grab and go lunches during the week.
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Salads With Substance
Anyone can throw together a tossed green salad but when a craving hits, we want more. After a long day, these beautiful, flavorful salads are perfect. Loaded with fresh vegetables and all quick to make with minimal ingredients.
Plant Based Pasta
Busy weeknights won't hold you back from enjoying a delicious pasta dinner with these lazy vegan pasta recipes. Equally fabulous as a family dinner or pair with a bottle of wine for a romantic evening in. Just don't tell your family how fast and easy it was 😉
Tacos can be amongst the easiest vegan meals. Grab the tortillas, fill with some refried or black beans, your favorite veg (avocado, corn, shredded cabbage or peppers) and a dollop of salsa. Boom done!
For a little extra, check out these new recipes that will put tacos on your table in just 20-30 minutes.
Meal Bowls, Stir-fry And Fried Rice
A dinner bowls are easy ways to use up leftovers and stir-fry is the queen of lazy dinners. Easy to use up whatever veggies you've got. Serve it up by itself or with a side of rice, noodles or bread and dig in.
Beans, Legumes And Stew
The heartiest of the bunch, vegan stews, beans and legume dishes offer lots of fiber and protein to vegetarian diets. These easy vegan recipes are a great way to cook once and enjoy all week. From easy bean chili to vegetable and lentil stew, these new recipes are bound to become new favorites.
Curry In A Hurry
Easy plant-based curries are some of the easiest lazy meals. Sauté up a few spices with garlic and ginger. Add in some veggies or tofu and a can of coconut milk and simmer briefly to finish. A complete healthy vegan meal on it's own or serve it up with some naan bread, pita, or rice.
Sandwiches and Wraps
Sandwiches are great, easy plant-based food. Fill them with vegan burger patties, chickpea mixtures, raw or roasted veggies and dips too. Almost anything can be quickly tossed into bread or buns for a satisfying and lazy sandwich.
Cookies and Desserts
A vegan diet wouldn't be complete without a few sweet treats. Here are some luxurious, fast and easy desserts and feel-good cookies to top off dinner or cure that sweet tooth.
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A common misconception is that vegan diets are limited. I think this list of lazy vegan recipes proves you can eat any type of food on a plant based diet. Even flavorful, lazy food.
Cheers and happy cooking, Friends! Sabrina