Happy New Year!
It's a new year. A blank canvas. A clean slate... Well, you get the point.
January is always a nice time to clean up our act, break up some old habits, and set forth some new resolutions, goals and intentions for the months to come.
If you have decided to go vegan this year, or maybe you're just trying 'Meatless Mondays' or 'Veganuary'...
or perhaps you have been on a vegan diet for years but are now looking for cleaner ingredients, less oil and simpler meals...
Then you're going to love this recipe round up post!
All of the recipes featured on this list are vegan / plant-based, oil free, and refined sugar free. That's 30 recipes that are guilt free and will help you better plan your meals for the month of January. I've included recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and of course, desserts!
Thank you to all of the food bloggers all around the web (and the world!) that submitted their recipes and images for this round up!
Happy Eating ... and Happy 2018!
30 Easy and Oil Free Vegan Recipes To get you through January
This garbanzo bean soup has been a huge hit on the blog. A perfect filling soup for cold winter nights. Learn how to make it using an instant pot or stove top! Oil free and vegan.
Pesto is delicious but most recipes call for a ton of oil to be used, however, Tamsin from Cupful Of Kale created an amazing oil free version that won't make you feel guilty afterwards! Go check it out, Now!
A creamy noodle dish that is sure to warm up your chilly winter nights. Only 10 ingredients and 20 minutes of your time. This recipe also comes with a video!
In the mood for Thai? No problem. This recipe will fix that in under an hour. Try your hand at buddha bowl making with these easy steps. Don't like tofu? Leave it out and just add more sweet potatoes! 😉
O.M.G. Talk about comfort food! Everyone always needs a go-to creamy vegan Alfredo sauce recipe on hand. This recipe only requires 8 ingredients and 20 minutes of your time! Plus, Brandi from The Vegan 8 has always been a favorite food blogger of mine - all of her recipes only require 8 (or less) ingredients and are all oil free! This recipe has a VIDEO too!
Calling ALL sushi lovers!!! Just because you go vegan does *not* mean you have to say good-bye to sushi. Here is a super easy recipe that teaches you how to make vegan sushi plus step-by-step guidance on how to roll the perfect sushi roll.
A super simple alternative to chicken nuggets. This meatless nugget recipe is ready in under 25 minutes and is perfect for kids (and adults!). Learn how to make 'Panko' crumbs out of chickpeas!
If you're anything like me, and have always wanted to learn how to make these super-cool-looking rice paper spring rolls, then this recipe is for YOU! Fresh ingredients come together in 5 minutes for a light and hearty lunch, snack or dinner! You choose.
A flavorful take on traditional rice and beans, this dish comes together easily and only takes about 20 to 25 minutes. Ingredients include rice, beans, tomatoes, avocados, and fresh cilantro. Amazing!
Sweet potatoes never disappoint and topped with this garlic tahini sauce ... Amazing! These are perfect for lunch or a light dinner.
If you are a fan of making your own almond milk - then this recipe is the perfect way to use up all of that almond pulp you always have left over! Don't throw it out, make pizza crackers instead!
Cookies can be healthy, too! These peanut butter cookies topped with homemade berry jam are a perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Ready in 20 minutes.
Five ingredients and 20 minutes of your time is all it takes to make this tasty red lentil curry! A perfect dinner dish with left overs that store well for lunch!
Another dessert makes the list, because... there is no such thing as too many vegan dessert recipes! Right? This recipe is quick and easy and tasty and yummy. Only 25 minutes and 5 ingredients! Plus, chocolate and peanut butter is theee perfect combination, ever!
This cauliflower cashew based sauce topped all over fettuccine pasta is a delicious lunch or dinner that can be served to vegans and non vegans alike! Only 10 ingredients and 30 minutes of your time.
If you are looking for a lighter alternative to pasta, try ZOODLES! Noodles made out of, guess what, Zucchinis! Ps. If you don't have a spiralizer at home but you still want to try this recipe check out your local natural grocery store (like whole foods) as many places are now carrying spiralized zucchini.
And last but not least, ending this recipe round up with another recipe of our own, beet hummus! This hummus is perfect to eat as a dip with fresh veggies such as carrots or to spread on top of crackers or bread.
That's all folks! 30 easy, oil-free, vegan recipes to get you through January.
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Wishing you all a happy 2018! And don't forget to share this handy guide with your friends and family all over social media. 🙂
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With love and gratitude,