VEGANUARY!! It’s that time of the year that has become a popular trend with many people looking to enjoy a new challenge, try a healthier lifestyle or simply try out some delicious new recipes! Win win!
Veganuary, as it sounds, is aiming to go Vegan for January. It can be just for the month, but some enjoy it so much, they try and continue it as long as they can. Though, if this sounds too tough, simply swapping out some of your usual meals for a Vegan alternative can be a great way to get involved too.
So we have collected what we think are the 49 best Veganuary recipes for January 2020! Healthy, delicious and interesting. Definitely something for everyone and with many different options, you can try something new everyday! As always, save and share your favourites on social media! Enjoy!
49 Best Healthy 2020 Veganuary Recipes That Taste Absolutely Incredible!
Chipotle Portobello Vegan Tacos
“These vegan tacos, made with sheet-pan roasted portobello mushrooms are full of flavor! Smoky, spicy and “meaty’ these vegan tacos are hearty and delicious!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Crispy Vegan Quinoa Cakes With Tomato-Chickpea Relish
“Crispy Vegan Quinoa Cakes ( with no eggs, flour or bread crumbs) topped with Tomato Chickpea Relish- a healthy flavorful, plant-based VEGAN dinner that is delicious and gluten-free! Can be made ahead! “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Sweet Potatoes With Thai Peanut Butter Sauce
“These sweet potatoes topped with a zesty slaw and creamy Thai peanut butter sauce are an irresistible plant based dinner recipe! “. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Bramley Apple Sweet Potato Sausage Hash
“This is not your average potato hash recipe, this is a sweet potato hash with the addition of delicious tart apple chunks and veggie sausages as a good source of protein. It’s really quick and easy to put together and you can enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The leftovers would also make a really nice side dish to other meals too.”. Recipe: NadiasHealthyKitchen.
The BEST Vegan Nachos
“These loaded vegan nachos are the best because they’re plant based, healthy nachos that are so flavorful no one will miss the meat!”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Coconut Ginger Tomato Soup (Vegan)
“15 Minute, Creamy VEGAN Tomato Soup with Coconut and Ginger – a quick and easy tomato soup recipe made with simple pantry ingredients.”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Vegan Slow Cooker Tikka Masala
“This vegan slow cooker tikka masala is PERFECT for meal prep! It makes an easy freezer crockpot meal, and leftovers keep (and can be frozen) for healthy plant-based lunches.”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
Vegan Ginger Teriyaki Stir Fry (Meal Prep)
“Vegan ginger teriyaki stir fry is a delicious plant-based dinner or meal prep recipe that is ready in under 30 minutes! Veggies and edamame are cooked up in a sticky sweet and savory vegan teriyaki sauce.”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
Cauliflower Tacos With Yum Yum Sauce
“These cauliflower tacos with breaded cauliflower, refried beans and silky Yum Yum sauce are all about one thing: big flavor!”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Vegan Butternut Squash Soup
“This comforting, ginger-laced soup just so happens to be vegan, and is exactly what we want when we feel like we’ve been overindulging a bit. If you’ve always thought you needed to own a $500 blender or have hours to spare to make a luxuriously silky puréed vegetable soup, well, you don’t! We made a super smooth soup using a $40 Black & Decker blender. Just make sure the butternut squash is completely tender before it goes in the blender.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
Crispy Tofu With Maple-Soy Glaze
“Whenever you’re cooking tofu, here’s one of our no-fail techniques: Draining the tofu, then squeezing out as much water as possible (without smashing it), is the key to the crispiest cubes.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
Vegan Coconut Lentil Soup
“Never has such a flavorful, hearty, and warming meal come together so quickly or using so many pantry staples. We love it with a dollop of yogurt on top, but feel free to omit or use a non-dairy yogurt to keep it vegan.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
Veggie Lo Mein!
“Quick & Easy Veggie Lo Mein that can be made in under 20 minutes! This vegan Lo Mein noodle recipe is fully loaded with healthy vegetables and the most DELICIOUS Lo Mein sauce. Gluten-Free Adaptable! Perfect for busy weeknights!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Vegan Mushroom Pasta With Roasted Sunchokes
“Vegan Mushroom Pasta with roasted sunchokes and a creamy vegan artichoke heart sauce (use canned or frozen artichoke hearts) that can be made in under 30 minutes! Delicious, healthy, nut-free and totally vegan. “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Middle Eastern Salad Tacos
” I’ve been eating versions of this since I was a kid! Middle Eastern Salad Tacos. I call them “salad tacos” because they really are mostly salad. Yes, I embellish them at times with spiced warm chickpeas and add hummus, or baba ganoush to make them more hearty.”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Szechuan Tofu And Veggies
“Szechuan Tofu and Veggies! A flavorful vegan stir-fry with crispy tofu, szechuan sauce and loaded up with healthy vegetables! Quick, easy and flavorful!!! Not vegan? Make this with shrimp or chicken!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Tlayuda Recipe (Oaxacan-Style Pizza!)
“Introducing Tlayudas! Traditional Oaxacan street food, tlayudas are like a Mexican style pizza, made with a crispy tortilla, silky refried beans, optional meat and cheese, delicious cabbage slaw, avocado and cilantro. This lightened-up version is vegan adaptable and loaded with healthy veggies! “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Roasted Spaghetti Squash w/ Eggplant Puttanesca
“Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Eggplant Puttanesca Sauce- a rich, robust vegan meal that is low in carbs, keto and gluten-free! A simple easy dinner that is healthy and delicious!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Fresh Spring Rolls With Peanut Sauce
“How to make Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce – a healthy vegan version with shredded veggies, mint, basil, and baked tofu. A light nutritious meal or appetizer that can be made ahead and stored! “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Comforting Lentil Dal With Sweet Potatoes
“Soulful, comforting Sweet Potato & Lentil Dal topped with a flavorful “tempering oil”. A quick 30 minute vegan meal that is simple to make and full of fragrant Indian spices.”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Zaatar Roasted Cauliflower Steaks With Green Tahini Sauce
“Zaatar Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Green Tahini Sauce – a simple delicious vegan meal full of Middle Eastern flavor that can be made in under 35 minutes. “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Creamy Vegan Mac And Cheese
“Creamy Vegan Mac and Cheese with Kale and Mushrooms. Delicious and easy, this healthy mac and cheese is gluten-free and guilt-free! A fast and flavorful vegan dinner recipe that even the kids will like!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Burgers
“A quick and easy recipe for Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Burgers that can be made in under 30 minutes! Vegan and GF adaptable, perfect for weekly meal prep!”. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Ginger Scallion Ramen Noodles
“The noodles are just a vessel for this savory, gingery, simple weeknight sauce. Double the batch, and you’ll always have a way to brighten up simple grilled or pan-roasted chops, roasted veggies, or grain bowls.”. Recipe: BonAppetit.
Instant Pot Lentil Soup
“Make Life Simple, Instant Pot Lentil Soup is vegan and gluten free and can be made on the stove- top or in an Instant Pot ( with only 12 minutes of pressure cooking time!). Flavorful and healthy, this version is seasoned with Middle Eastern Spices. “. Recipe: FeastingAtHome.
Butternut Squash Turmeric Ginger Soup
“One of my favourite anti-inflammatory ingredients that I like to include in my diet is turmeric. There is a lot of debate on how effective it is in reducing inflammation, but there is some evidence to suggest it’s helpful. Since taking it won’t do me any harm, it’s cheap and adds a delicious flavour (as well as a beautiful vibrant colour!) to dishes, I say why not incorporate it!”. Recipe: NadiasHealthyKitchen.
VEGAN PUMPKIN CURRY
“A delicious and warming vegan pumpkin curry that’s perfect for the autumn and winter months!”. Recipe: NadiasHealthyKitchen.
TEFAL ACTIFRY GREEN CURRY WITH CRUNCHY VEGETABLES
“A deliciously healthy, yet hearty recipe packed with flavour and lots and lots of vegetables! This green curry with crunchy vegetables would make an amazing quick and easy week day dinner. A well known dish made healthier!”. Recipe: NadiasHealthyKitchen.
VEGAN BBQ CHEESE BURGERS
“I wanted to create a BBQ friendly recipe to celebrate the extended weekend, and the first thing that came to mind was a burger. You can’t have a BBQ without burgers, right? Surely there’s some kind of rule that won’t permit a BBQ taking place without the presence of burgers. Plus I hadn’t had one in the longest time and really craved one :D. You just can’t go wrong with burgers, they’re such crowd pleasers.”. Recipe: NadiasHealthyKitchen.
MEXICAN BEAN AND SWEET POTATO HASH
“On the menu for this weekend is this Mexican bean and sweet potato hash. A healthy, filling and packed with flavour breakfast/brunch for the whole family to enjoy!”. Recipe: NadiasHealthyKitchen.
PESTO SPAGHETTI WITH VEGAN MEATBALLS (CHICKPEA WALNUT BALLS)
“Amazing Pesto Spaghetti with Vegan Meatballs made with Chickpeas. Vegetarian Chickpea Walnut “meatballs” over pesto pasta. 24 gms of Protein per serve. Ready in 40 Minutes. Vegan Soyfree Recipe. Can be Glutenfree.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
VEGAN PUMPKIN RISOTTO INSTANT POT
“This easy risotto is comfort food with seasonal winter squash. There is squash in the risotto and and roasted squash mixed in to serve! Herbs such as sage and thyme add wonderful flavor.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
VEGAN GLUTEN FREE ZUCCHINI LASAGNA WITH TOFU RICOTTA
“Sometimes you need a hearty lasagna, all the layers and fix ins, but less the gluten! This Zucchini Lasagna fits right in.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
Portobello Fajita Vegan Meal Prep
“Portobello fajita vegan meal prep with delicious fajita roasted portobellos, bell peppers and onions, black beans, and seasoned quinoa! Perfect topped with freshly sliced avocados or a dollop of coconut yogurt. Vegan, gluten-free, clean-eating and paleo-friendly!”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
Vegan African Peanut Stew (Slow Cooker)
“Slow cooker African peanut stew is vegan comfort food at it’s finest! With chickpeas, sweet potatoes, and peanut butter. You can assemble this ahead and freeze as a crockpot freezer meal.”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
Pineapple BBQ Tofu Bowls (Vegan)
“Pineapple BBQ Tofu Bowls are a vegan meal prep option that you can cook on the grill! Sweet, tangy, and a healthy lunch to stock up your fridge.”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
Hearty Lentil Soup
“This lentil soup is thick and hearty, loaded with lentils, vegetables and fresh herbs. A tasty vegan soup recipe that works great for meal prep!”. Recipe: SweetPeasAndSaffron.
SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE BOATS (1 PAN!)
“Fair warning, if you make these for your friends, your friends will tell their friends about how great of a cook you are, and you will inevitably make more friends because of these potatoes. These are the potential consequences, should you choose to proceed.”. Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
1-POT PUMPKIN BLACK BEAN SOUP
“Welcome to flavor town. This comforting soup is a fusion of both Thai and Mexican cuisine (two of our absolute loves), requires ingredients you likely have on hand right now, and is made entirely in 1 pot.”. Recipe: MinimalistBaker.
Favorite Vegan Lasagna
“This will become your new favorite vegan lasagna: guaranteed. In fact, it’s our favorite lasagna, period! It’s whole food plant based and dairy free.”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup
“This Instant Pot wild rice soup recipe is cozy and naturally creamy, so it’s a 100% plant based dinner. Serve with crusty bread.”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Best Vegan Pot Pie
“This vegan pot pie is next level: hearty vegetables, a gooey sauce, and a flaky, sage crust. Better yet, it’s easy enough to make on a weeknight!”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Our Best Vegan Pizza
“This best vegan pizza recipe is a total crowd pleaser! The veggie pizza toppings are so full of flavor no one notices it’s cheeseless.”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Vegan Spaghetti and Meatballs
“Want meatballs without the meat? This vegan spaghetti and meatballs is the best recipe you’ll find: complete with vegan Parmesan on top.”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Perfect Vegan Black Bean Burger
“This easy vegan black bean burger is bursting with flavor: the patties are also gluten free and topped with spicy mayo & sprouts.”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
Vegan Spaghetti With Marinara Sauce
“This easy vegan spaghetti has a superb vegan marinara sauce of garlic, shallots, capers, and a bit of cashew cream. Pasta at its finest!”. Recipe: ACoupleCooks.
VEGAN EGGPLANT PARMESAN
“Comfort food almost spells a loaded Eggplant Parmesan. Yes?! And it is easy enough to make home!”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
VEGAN MUSHROOM POT PIE WITH SWEET POTATO CRUST
“This pot pie brings together all my favorite flavors. Caramelized onion and mushroom, earthy balsamic vinegar, herbs, and a crisp sweet potato topping!”. Recipe: VeganRicha.
VEGAN CACIO E PEPE WITH SMOKY BALSAMIC CHICKPEA TOFU
“This Cacio e pepe is a fabulous pasta dish with flavors which feel like you spent hours making it but it is super quick to put together! Mix up the vegan parmesan, crisp up some chickpea tofu with smoky flavors, make the spaghetti and mix with loads of freshly ground black pepper and herbs and done. You can use store bought vegan parm to speed it up even more.”. Recipe: VeganRicha.