There is nothing better than a day, a week or even a month of vegan recipes and meals to cleanse the body and fill you with energy.
Winter is as good a time as any to experiment with new dishes to feel warm and nourished. Especially with. vegan recipes.
1. Tomato Basil Soup
There’s always room for a traditional warm soup when it comes to prepping up any season’s menu, and tomato basil soup will always be a family favorite. Soup is also super easy to make.
This soup is entirely plant-based, and is made creamy and delicious with the blended vegetables mixed into the dish. To make it taste better, some add diced cucumbers to the soup before serving.
This classic soup is also perfect to top with a slice of crusty, toasted garlic bread. If you want to learn more about growing cucumbers and tomatoes for these recipes, you can go to Gardener’s Path.
2. Healthy Thai Green Curry Bowls
A great plant-based recipe is Thai Green Curry Bowls. It is a dish full of delicious, colourful veggies smothered in steaming vegetable broth and curry sauce.
Cooking with the ordinary curry broth tends to make the sauce heavy, but you wont have to struggle with this recipe since vegetable broth is a lighter alternative. This meal is a must-try for everyone who not only wants to get into a plant-based diet but even for fitness gurus who want a good, hearty meal during the cold winter season.
3. Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew
Are you interested in making an easy meal that’s packed with protein to keep you energised and warmed up throughout the chilly days of the holidays? Try this began stew and you wont believe it does not have meat.
Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew has cumin, cinnamon, crushed flakes of red pepper, and ginger mixed with creamy peanut sauce blended to perfection. Moreover, this antioxidant-rich meal is best served with steamed brown rice.
4. Mushroom and Herb Spaghetti
A rich plate of pasta is always a great winter meal. So whether it’s for lunch, dinner, or a quick midnight snack, this delicious Mushroom and Herb Spaghetti recipe is the perfect comfort food.
And this pasta recipe is packed with healthy bursts of flavour from the different servings of greens that you can mix in with the recipe.
And the addition of herbs might even inspire you to planting herbs in your own garden, which is very simple, as you can even grow them in containers on your window sil.
5. Healthy Creamy Almond Mac n’ Cheese Recipe
Another classic recipe with a bit of twist to satisfy your plant-based pasta cravings is classic mac n’ cheese.
A healthy alternative mix to the traditional mac n’ cheese is adding almonds and/or mixed vegetables to the recipe.
Start prepping the healthy snack by simply boiling the vegetables of your choice, whether some broccoli, chopped cauliflower, or carrots. Then, blend the ingredients and the almonds, seasonings, and plant-based milk, and some miso paste.
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6. Creamy Mushroom Hand-Sized Pies
Mushrooms have a host of benefits and are a welcome alternative to meat in many vegan recipes.
Are you planning to host a party or a small gathering after lockdown? It’s essential to include a healthy, warming appetiser.
Mushroom Hand Pie is a creamy, garlic-mushroom-filled pastry pie that is fun to make. You can experiment with different mushrooms to bring out different flavours.
Once you get the hang of baking mushroom hand pies from this recipe, you can start experimenting with other plant-based fillings such as apple.
7. Lentil Shepherd’s Pie
Have you ever tried cooking Lentil Shepherd’s Pie?
Lentils are a good meat alternative and better replacement for rice or potatoes. One study suggests that lentils can lower blood’s glucose levels by 20% as they are low GI.
This is one of the healthiest recipes to serve during winter as it is jam-packed with all sorts of veggies. Make your nights comfortable, warm and hearty with this easy, healthy meal.