Veganuary Recipes (Easy Vegan Recipes!)

These Veganuary recipes are loaded with nutrients and flavor. These delicious recipes will help you get started making nutritious plant-based food at home during the month of January (aka Veganuary!) and beyond.

Recipes for Veganuary

For those who aren’t entirely clear on what Veganuary is, it’s a campaign to encourage people to embrace a vegan lifestyle for the month of January, avoiding all animal products. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty, “meaty” dinner, a creamy bowl of vegan pasta, or a decadent, plant-based dessert. This list of easy recipes for Veganuary has got you covered:

1. Vegan Tahini Pasta

Creamy vegan pasta with fresh basil sprinkled on top in a white bowl.
Vegan Tahini Pasta

This creamy vegan pasta is smothered in a luscious tahini sauce. It’s so quick and easy to make. This dish is perfect for busy weeknights but also works well for entertaining. Vegan Tahini Pasta Recipe

2. Vegan Chocolate Black Bean Cake

A slice of frosted chocolate black bean cake.
Vegan Chocolate Black Bean Cake

This chocolate black bean cake is so rich and decadent. It’s loaded with nutrients and fiber. This cake is easy to make and perfect for beginner cooks. Chocolate Black Bean Cake Recipe

3. Vegan Oat Flour Pancakes

Three vegan oat flour pancakes with blackberries and maple syrup.
Vegan Oat Flour Pancakes

These fluffy vegan oat flour pancakes are perfect for breakfast or brunch on the weekends. They’re easy to make, filling, and nutrient dense. These tasty plant-based pancakes are a must try. Vegan Oat Flour Pancakes Recipe

4. Meatless Meatloaf

Meatless meatloaf on a plate with two thick slices cut.
Meatloaf Meatloaf

This vegan meatloaf is such a delicious plant-based main course. It’s loaded with cozy, savory flavors and has a mouthwateringly meaty texture. Serve it with vegetables and potatoes for the ultimate comfort food meal. This is one of my favorite easy Veganuary recipes. This dish freezes well and is perfect for meal prepping. Meatless Meatloaf Recipe

5. Vegan Roasted Chicken

A piece of vegan roasted chicken sprinkled with chives on a plate with lemon wedges.
Vegan Chicken

This vegan roasted chicken is juicy, flavorful, and loaded with protein. It has a chewy, meaty texture that is sure to satisfy. It’s made with vital wheat gluten, nutritional yeast, and a few savory seasonings that tie the flavors together perfectly. It’s delicious eaten on its own but even better sliced and added to tacos, sandwiches, or salads. Vegan Chicken Recipe

6. Vegan Chickpea Flour Omelette

A chickpea flour omelette on a white plate.
Vegan Chickpea Flour Omelette

If you’re looking for a soy-free egg replacement, try this vegan omelette made with chickpea flour. Like the frittata, this recipe also calls for black salt to give it that eggy flavor. Fill it with any type of veggies and vegan cheese you like. Mushrooms and spinach would be delicious filling ideas. Chickpea Flour Omelette Recipe

7. Vegan Walnut Mushroom Meatballs

Three vegan meatballs on a plate of spaghetti with tomato sauce.
Vegan Meatballs

These vegan mushroom meatballs are made with black beans and walnuts, which give it them a meaty, rich texture. These meatballs will keep you full and satisfied. They’re delicious served with pasta and tomato sauce, added to sandwiches, or enjoyed simply on their own. Walnut Mushroom Meatballs Recipe

8. Vegan Stuffed Peppers

Six cooked chickpea stuffed peppers in a casserole dish.
Vegan Stuffed Peppers

These vegan stuffed peppers are a tasty alternative to traditional stuffed peppers made with ground beef. This vegan alternative is easy to make, filling, and flavorful. Serve them with salad or a crusty piece of bread for a balanced meal. Vegan Stuffed Peppers Recipe

9. Simple Marinade For Tofu

Triangular cut cooked marinated tofu pieces in a bowl.
Easy Marinated Tofu

If you’re a tofu lover, this easy tofu marinade is a must try. It’s so simple to prepare and transforms blend tofu into a crave worthy meal. Ginger, garlic, peanut butter, and soy sauce are the key flavors in this mouthwatering marinade. This is one of my favorite easy vegan recipes for beginners. Simple Marinade For Tofu Recipe

10. Vegan Sweet and Sour Tofu

A white bowl filled with vegan sweet and sour tofu.
Vegan Sweet and Sour Tofu

Or if you’re in the mood for an Asian-inspired meal, try this yummy vegan sweet and sour tofu. It’s sweetened with dates instead of regular white refined sugar, which makes it a more nutrient-dense dish. It has the perfect balance of sweetness and sour flavors and is delicious served with rice, noodles, and vegetables. Vegan Sweet and Sour Tofu Recipe

11. Vegan Asparagus Frittata

A slice of vegan frittata on a white plate.
Vegan Asparagus Frittata

This vegan frittata is loaded with protein and tastes remarkably like traditional frittata made with eggs. Black salt gives this plant-based version an “eggy” flavor which makes it perfect if you’re missing the taste of eggs but want to stick with plant-based options. Vegan Asparagus Frittata Recipe

12. Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

Seven coconut oil cookies on a white plate.
Vegan Coconut Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies

These delicious vegan chocolate chip cookies are made with coconut oil. They have perfectly crispy edges and chewy middles. These cookies freeze well and are so easy to make. Coconut Oil Cookies Recipe

It’s easy to make nutritious plant-based meals and snacks at home. So give some of these yummy, easy Veganuary recipes a try this January!

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