10 of Our Top Plant-Based Recipes Under Ten Ingredients From May 2021


These vegan recipes are simple and delicious! All of these recipes keep the ingredient count under 10, so you know they’re going to be affordable, easy, and simple! Don’t forget to check out our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

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This Turmeric Cauliflower Rice by Daphne Goh is a simple twist to the Cauliflower rice with aromatic fragrance from the turmeric powder and cumin powder. Easy to make and so delicious!

2. Hot Pink Detox Smoothie

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Refreshing, energizing, and revitalizing vibrant Hot Pink Detox Smoothie by Lena Ropp is a perfect way to kick off the day! It’s like a shot of caffeine to your body plus all the detox benefits of beets, lime, and ginger. Cheers!

3. Low FODMAP Creamy Tomato Risotto

Low FODMAP Creamy Tomato Risotto

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Risotto is such a perfect comfort food, right? I mean it’s simple to make, can feed larger crowds, it’s affordable, it is creamy and so flavorful! It ticks all the boxes of how comfort food should look like! If you love Risotto, you have to try this Low FODMAP Creamy Tomato Risotto by Stefani Weiss!

4. Citrus Turmeric Smoothie

Citrus Turmeric Smoothie

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This Citrus Turmeric Smoothie by Ashley Smyczek is bright and colorful and packed full of nutrients!

5. Avocado and Pea Smash

Avocado and Pea Smash

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This one-bowl-only Avocado and Pea Smash by Nikki and Zuzana is so simple, and it requires only essential ingredients that you probably already have in your fridge. The combination of green peas and avocado creates quite the nutritional powerhouse; you are nourishing yourself with healthy fats, the right amount of protein, fiber, and plenty of vitamin C. Also, avocado is one of the best sources of potassium— an important mineral for athletes as it helps maintain electrolyte balance, prevent cramping, and reduces blood pressure. Enjoy this smash on toast, with fresh-cut veggies, or on the side of a large green salad.

6. No-Bake White Chocolate Energy Bites

No-Bake White Chocolate Energy Bites

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These healthy No-Bake White Chocolate Energy Bites by Shanikah Graham-White are made with gluten-free oats, almond butter, flaxseed, and chia seeds for a healthy and easy homemade snack to keep in the freezer or pack on the go. Don’t let unhealthy packaged and processed snacks get the best of you! These healthy no-bake energy bites are the perfect solution to hunger, wherever you are.

7. Chickpea Fries with Rosemary Garlic Aioli

chickpea fries

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They’re crispy. They’re crunchy. They’re Chickpea Fries with Rosemary Garlic Aioli by Mitch and Justine Chapman! Hold the phone. You can make fries out of chickpeas? Yup! And you’re about to find out how.

8. Almond Joy Granola

Almond Joy Granola

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This Almond Joy Granola by Kristen Genton mixes chocolate and coconut to create a wonderfully delicious flavor that taste just like an Almond Joy!

9. Soft Oven-Baked Pretzels

Soft Oven-Baked Pretzels

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Puff Pastry Pretzel or soft pretzels are popular German Snacks between meals. It’s surprisingly easy to make soft oven-baked pretzels right in your kitchen. You only need a few ingredients for these delicious Soft Oven-Baked Pretzels by Petra Vogel!

10. Pumpkin Mousse

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This vegan Pumpkin Mousse by Robin Browne is the perfect dessert. It’s creamy, simple to make, and full of that pumpkin pie spice!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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