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Vegan recipes are solutions to cruelty. Vegan meals are solutions to world hunger.… but if you want your friends and family to eat something other than ham in their bean soup, you’re going to have to give them a vegan meal of equal or better taste.

Most families tend to eat the same dozen or so meals all the time. Here is my family menu. I’m in the process of inflating each list item into a recipe.


  • Oatmeal (rolled, steel-cut) with fresh berries and nuts
  • Tofu scramble
  • Spicy potato burritos
  • Pancakes, Waffles
  • Fruit smoothie with pea protein
  • French Toast


  • TLT (Tempeh Lettuce Tomato)
  • Carrot, Kale, Avocado, Lemon Salad
  • Mega Man Wraps
  • Mock Tuna Sandwich
  • No-Egg Salad Sandwich
  • Spicy Ficken Sammy
  • Italian Ficken Sammy w/Marinara
  • Pasta Salad
  • Tabouli & Hummus w/Pita


  • Creamy Asparagus
  • Split Pea
  • Peel-a-pound
  • Lentil, Barley, Tomato, Spinach
  • Chik’un and Rice
  • Tortilla Southwestern


  • Sag Aloo(Creamy Indian dish w/ potato and spinach)
  • Lentil-Quinoa Burgers
  • Basil Cashew Pizza
  • Grilled Vegetable Kabobs
  • Spaghetti
  • Falafel Wraps
  • Spring Roll
  • Sushi
  • Stir Fry
  • Asian Dumplings and Snap Peas
  • Fried Rice
  • Tacos
  • Taco Salad
  • Veggie Lasagna
  • Pasta w/Ficken (Like Chicken Parm)

Snacks / Sides

  • Hummus and pita
  • Salsa and tortillas
  • Dried Apples
  • Protein Shakes (Coffee, Fruit, Vanilla)
  • Broccoli Cole Slaw

Sauces, Creams

  • Basil Pesto
  • Spicy Coconut Curry Cream
  • Blueberry Compote

More Recipes

Here are three professional sites which update regularly with amazing recipes:

Roll Your Own

Almost all meals can be made vegan.  If you come across a recipe you’d love to try with all vegan ingredients, you probably can.

There are literally thousands of Regular Joe and Jane vegans out there who write blogs with stunning photography and savory recipes.  And if you’re like them, eating vegan food, you’re definitely regular.  If you are one of these vegans with recipes, leave me a comment with a link.

What Do Vegans Eat?

Here’s a cute song by Green Beings, from their album Garden Variety (2002). Seriously, it’s cute.