For those on a meatless diet, it can be tricky to keep things fresh in the kitchen. After all, there are only so many plant-based dinner ideas out there, right? Wrong! There are SO many vegan dinner recipes to try and enjoy.
In this blog post, we’re sharing several yummy plant-based recipes for dinner so you can change it up week to week!
Amazing Plant-Based Recipes for Dinner
At Proper Good we have some of the easiest plant-based recipes for dinner as all you need to do is... open, heat & eat! We have spent an incredible amount of time crafting these delicious plant-based recipes for soups, curries, chilies and more!
Vegan cheese? Yes, please! ;) This delicious plant-based oatmeal recipe is made with vegetables and vegan cheese. While the recipe calls for onion, mushrooms, and peppers, truly any vegetable can be roasted and tossed in. Zucchini, potatoes, broccoli, or cauliflower are all excellent options.
Breakfast for dinner–you bet! If you’re looking for more breakfast for dinner recipes, we wrote about this on our blog a while back.
Vegan cheese makes another appearance in this delicious vegan baked ziti recipe! So, you can buy vegan cheese for the vegan breakfast oatmeal recipe above and then use it again for this vegan baked ziti … efficient and cost effective! You can also use the mushrooms, bell peppers, and onion from the previous recipe.
Proper Good tomato & basil soup serves as the absolutely creamy base for this recipe. With a coconut milk base and flavor-packed tomatoes and garlic, this soup is sure to add a little extra pep to the dinner table! It’s also keto, plant-based, gluten-free, and dairy-free–compliant with a variety of dietary restrictions and needs!
Ever feel a little bored with your regular old morning oatmeal? Spice it up … literally! Cinnamon adds a lovely warmness and bold flavor to this oatmeal recipe. Mix in apple and pumpkin seed flavors and WOW! It’s like autumn in a bowl. ;)
Hemp seeds are full of health benefits, too, and we even wrote about them here! And while this recipe calls for rolled oats, you can always swap in Proper Good Perfectly Plain Oatmeal for ultimate convenience and ease.
Time to fire up the grill or skillet! But for those who are meatless, going to a family grill out may leave you feeling a little lost at what to eat. Don’t worry, because vegan burgers can be made easily and inexpensively … and, will leave your meat-eating friends suuuuper jealous of your tasty concoction.
The best part is that you can enjoy all of the regular burger condiments and toppings with this veggie burger! Try topping your burger with sliced avocado, arugula, or kimchi.
For meatless Mondays or any day of the week, these vegan grilled tofu steaks are a flavor-filled plant-based recipe for dinner that can’t be beat! For those who crave heat, Proper Good Spicy Seasoning is for you. Our special spicy seasoning can be enjoyed in a variety of recipes, such as soups, chilis, casseroles, and on and on! It adds a spicy kick to these vegan grilled tofu steaks … who said tofu is bland?! No way!
Including herbs and spices on top of vegetables is an easy way to add flavor to a plant-based recipe. This meal includes parsley, which, in addition to being absolutely delicious, is also rich in vitamin C and other important antioxidants. And who said beer couldn’t be included in recipes? We say, why not! Dark beer adds rich texture and flavor to this cajun vegetables recipe, too.
Onion, pepper, potato, carrot, and mushrooms combine to make a meal absolutely packed with veggie goodness. And, Proper Good Spicy Seasoning makes yet another appearance! If you can’t get enough heat, just add an extra dash! ;)
What could possibly be simpler than throwing a vegan meal in the oven … then enjoying lunch or dinner?! Proper Good Southwest Chili serves as the base of this incredible tamale pie recipe. Our southwest chili is filled with plant-based meatless crumbles, beans, poblanos and corn. Yum! And, the whopping 19 grams of plant-based protein is pea-based so you can rest assured that it is compliant with a vegan diet.
In addition, our southwest chili is gluten-free and dairy-free so it fits perfectly within those lifestyles as well. Don’t forget the vegan cornbread mix, which is poured on top of the chili to make the tamale pie.
This is for the days when you’re craving a light bite for dinner! These lemon turmeric energy balls include healing spice turmeric as well as nutritious chia seeds (which we’ve written about here, by the way)! The energy balls are immune boosting in addition to being sugar-free and rich in fibers and plant-based protein. An excellent vegan healthy snack for busy work days or weekends on the go!
Using only 7 ingredients, these energy balls can be whipped up in less than 10 minutes! Medjool dates and vanilla extract even add in a little burst of sweet flavor.
Plant-based recipes for dinner … done and dusted! If you’re looking for more plant-based resources and information, we’ve written several more blog posts on this topic, as we’re super passionate about supporting those who live a vegan lifestyle!