10 Vegan Recipes Your Whole Family Will Love
If you’re vegan, you probably know by now that a plant based diet offers an abundance of delicious foods and recipes to experiment with. However, family can sometimes be difficult to please. Whether you’re cooking for your kids or trying to impress your parents at your next family gathering, non-vegan family members can often act as your toughest critics. But there’s no need to fear. With a little creativity, plant powered food can enchant even the most difficult taste buds.
There are so many cuisines and ingredients to explore, and it can be difficult to decide whether you want to stick with a classic favorite or go for something new and innovative. But there are so many amazing recipes out there, it’s almost hard to go wrong. If you’re looking to spice things up or bring some new recipes around the family, there are so many exciting dishes that the whole family will love. It’s all about what you’re in the mood to serve up.
1. Lemon Basil Creamy Pasta
If your family loves Italian food, this creamy pasta dish with with broccoli and sun dried tomatoes is sure to satisfy. It’s easy to make, classic and decadent. You can even experiment with other vegetables depending on your audience’s preferences.
2. Vegan Chili
Who doesn’t love a hearty, warm bowl of chili to hit the spot? From the beans to the vegetables, this vegan chili is so delicious your family won’t even miss the meat from standard chili recipes. Serve it over rice or potatoes for an even more filling meal.
3. Teriyaki Black Bean Burgers
If you’re looking for veggie burgers with an extra flair, these teriyaki black bean burgers are just the thing. With their teriyaki flavor, these black bean burgers pack an extra punch. These could be the perfect introduction to get your family into the world of veggie burgers.
4. Chipotle Lentil Tacos
If Mexican food is a favorite in your household, serve it up with a bit of a twist. These chipotle lentil tacos are abundantly flavorful and pack a great serving of healthy, plant based protein. From the chipotle lentils to the creamy avocado sauce, these tacos will be a hit at your next taco Tuesday.
5. Baked Mac and Cheese
While your crowd might be skeptical at first, this delicious baked vegan mac and cheese is sure to please any macaroni lover. Serve this as a side or as the star of the plate. No matter the method, this dish is a plant based take on a well loved classic.
6. Creamy Pasta Pomodoro
This creamy tomato pasta is an easy, delicious and classic recipe. If you and your family are pasta lovers, this one is sure to be a hit in your household. Make it with veggies or let the pasta shine on its own — it’s all about what you’re in the mood for.
7. Veggie Tofu Stir Fry
If your family isn’t exactly on the tofu bandwagon just yet, this stir fry might just win them over. This easy, flavorful dish mixes tofu and veggies in a delicious sauce that will have everyone’s mouths watering. You can even sub out the veggies for your family’s favorites. Serve this stir fry over rice or noodles for a tasty, satisfying meal.
8. Hearty Potato Soup
If that chili doesn’t hit your soup sweet spot, this delicious potato soup just might. Perfect for cozying up during those chilly nights or cold winter days, this soup is filling, comforting and tasty. If your family loves comfort food, this might be the dish to knock them out of the park.
9. Spinach and Artichoke Casserole
If your family is a casserole kind of crowd — or if you’ve got a few fans of spinach and artichoke dip in the house — this recipe could do the trick. This casserole is flavorful, creative and easy to make. It’s also filling and comforting, so this recipe is sure to hit all your bases at the next family dinner.
10. Sneaky Chickpea Burgers
These stealthy chickpea veggie burgers are delicious for the whole family. Whether you’re still sneaking veggies to your kids or you’re simply going for a Mediterranean flair with your next family dinner, these veggie burgers might just be the perfect crowd pleasing recipe to impress the whole household.
Cooking for the whole family can sometimes be a challenge, especially if you’re the lone plant based person in your household. But there are so many creative and innovative ways to mix it up and win them over.
Whether you stick to classic comfort food or you impress them with brand new flavors they’re sure to love, plant based meals are delicious, filling and nourishing. Which recipe inspires you to chef it up at your next family gathering?
Ooh I love the sound of the Lemon Basil Creamy Pasta x