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Here is a collection of 30 Plant-Based Recipes to “reset” our diet, feed our healthy gut bacteria, support our liver and help manage our cravings, leaving us better able to manage sweets and snacks.  Whether you are looking for a week, or a month of clean eating or simply want to incorporate more plants into your life, this is a great place to start.

Fall down seven times, get up eight. Life starts from here.

Japanese proverb

Today is the perfect time to realign ourselves with our health goals and give our bodies some much-needed love. Whether that means eating more fresh vibrant fruits and veggies, cutting out sweets or overly-processed foods, or simply just cooking more meals from scratch… we know what we need to feel alive and energized.

For me, come January, this means doing a whole food, plant-based “reset” after all the holiday eating. December is the time of year I let myself indulge a little in more decadent meals, cookies and sweets, and by the end of it, I am actually looking forward to January, when I know my body will be supported by clean, vibrant, simple meals. It always feels so good.

As a byproduct of eating whole-food plant-based -energy improves, inflammation decreases, sleep deepens and weight sheds. The liver is supported as well as the gut microbiome, and the body comes to its own natural balance.

What is the Whole Foods Plant-Based Diet?

A diet that is rich in plants- fruits, veggies, whole grains, beans and legumes, olive oil, nuts, and seeds – and void of ultra-processed foods and animal products.

Whether you are a beginner to the Plant-Based Diet or a seasoned veteran, here are some healthy, Plant-Based Recipes to help get you started and inspired this month! Take stock of what you have in your pantry, then pick out a few recipes to try this week. Remember to keep it simple!

Imagine how energized and alive your body will feel. This truly is a gift of love, for ourselves and for our families.

Table of Contents
  1. What is the Whole Foods Plant-Based Diet?
  2. Easy Plant-Based Dinner Recipes
  3. Vegan Plant-Based Soups
  4. Vegetable Side Dishes
  5. Hearty Plant-Based Salads
  6. Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas
  7. Plant-Based Lunch Recipes!
  8. Plant-Based Treats
  9. Plant-Based Appetizers
  10. Fermented Foods
  11. Soothing Healing Drinks
  12. TIPS To Eating “Clean”
  13. More Plant-Based Recipe Collections
  14. 30+ Plant-Based Recipes!

Easy Plant-Based Dinner Recipes

On busy nights, dinner can be made simpler with soups, stews and stir-fries. I like to comb through my fridge and pantry and take stock of what I have on hand using these things up first. Take a peek at our most popular Vegan Dinner Recipes or pick a few below.

Just in time for New Years, here's a tasty, lighter recipe for Smokey Black-Eyed Peas served up with Garlicky Collard Greens and Cornbread- to ensure luck, prosperity and good fortune in the coming year. Vegan and GF.

Smoky Black-Eyed Peas and Collard Greens

Here’s a tasty, lighter recipe for Black-Eyed Peas served up with Garlicky Collard Greens to ensure luck, prosperity, and good fortune in the coming year. Vegan and GF.🥂

Mexican Oaxacan Bowl with roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, avocado, and cabbage slaw.

Spicy Mexican Oaxacan Bowl

Mexican Style Oaxacan Bowl with chipotle sweet potatoes, roasted sweet peppers, seasoned black beans, topped with a Mexican cabbage slaw and toasted chipotle pecans.Vegan and Grain-Free.

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with flavorful Romesco Sauce over a bed of simply seasoned lentils. A quick and easy sheet pan dinner - vegan, plant-powered, and full of flavor!

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Romesco Sauce & Lentils

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Romesco Sauce over a bed of simply seasoned lentils. A quick and easy sheet pan dinner – vegan, plant-powered, and full of flavor!

Instant Pot Mujadara - a comforting, healthy vegetarian meal of lentils and rice, with fragrant Middle Eastern spices, served with caramelized shallots, fresh veggies, pine nuts and optional yogurt. Gluten-free and Vegan adaptable. #mujadara #healthy #lentils #rice #instantpot #instapot #mujadararecipe

Mujadara (Instant Pot or Stovetop)

How to make Mujadara – a comforting, healthy Moroccan meal of lentils and rice, with fragrant Moroccan spices. This can be made in an Instant Pot or on the Stovetop. Vegan and GF.

Vegan Shepherds Pie with mushrooms and root vegetables- topped with pillowy mashed potatoes. A delicious vegan main dish -perfect for the holiday table. #sheperdspie #vegan

Vegan Shepherds Pie

The BEST Vegan Shepherds Pie with mushrooms and root vegetables- topped with vegan mashed potatoes. A delicious vegan main dish -perfect for the holidays! Updated 11/2021

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Miso Mushroom Bowl

This plant-based Miso Mushroom Bowl is served over a bed of warm brown rice, topped with healthy veggies and drizzled with the tastiest Sesame Miso Ginger Dressing (that you’ll want to put on everything)!  Vegan & Gluten-Free.

Black Pepper Tofu with Bok Choy - a simple healthy tofu stir fry that is vegan and can be made in under 30 minutes! Vegan and Gluten Free! #tofustirfry #tofustirfryreicpes #blackpeppertofu #vegan #healthystirfry #stirfry #tofu #bokchoy #veganstirfry

Black Pepper Tofu with Bok Choy

A simple delicious recipe for Black Pepper Tofu with Bok Choy – a tasty vegan meal that can be made in under 30 minutes!

Savory oven-roasted Indian Cauliflower, Chickpea, and Tofu Bowls served over fluffy basmati rice with Cilantro Mint Chutney, seasoned with a simple Madras Curry dressing. A simple dish rich with fragrant spice and amazing flavor.  Healthy,  flavorful, and vegan! (Updated 4/22)

Indian Cauliflower, Chickpea & Tofu Bowls

Savory oven-roasted Indian Cauliflower with Chickpeas and Caramelized Tofu, seasoned with a simple Madras Curry dressing. Serve it with fluffy basmati rice and cilantro mint chutney to create a hearty vegan bowl. A simple dish rich with fragrant spice and amazing flavors.  Healthy,  flavorful, and vegan!

Vegan Plant-Based Soups

I’m not going to lie, during my month of Whole Food Plant-Based eating, I rely heavily on vegan soups- they are truly a godsend! Full of nutrients, they are hydrating, filling, full of fiber and plant-based protein. So satiating! They can be made ahead, to have on-the-ready for when hunger “emergencies” strike. I like to pick at least 2 soups a week, just to have them on hand.

Simple clean ingredients full of comforting flavors, this Cabbage Soup is healthy, satisfying and easy to make. Perfect for busy weekdays and leftovers are delicious! Vegan.

Simple Cabbage Soup

Simple clean ingredients full of comforting flavors, this Cabbage Soup is healthy, satisfying and easy to make. Perfect for busy weekdays and leftovers are delicious! Vegan.

Harvest Vegetable Soup with Roasted Tomato Broth and Chickpeas is brimming with color and nutrients. Adaptable, Vegan and Gluten-Free!

Harvest Vegetable Soup

Harvest Vegetable Soup with Roasted Tomato Broth and Chickpeas is brimming with color and nutrients. Adaptable, Vegan and Gluten-Free!

20-minute Miso Soup Recipe with leeks, shiitake mushrooms, wilted greens, and tofu makes for a fast and easy weeknight dinner. Full of flavor and nutrients it is highly nourishing while remaining light and lean. Vegan and GF adaptable.

20-Minute Miso Soup with Leeks, Mushrooms and Greens

A 20-minute Miso Soup Recipe with leeks, shiitake mushrooms, wilted greens, and tofu makes for a fast and easy weeknight dinner. Full of flavor and nutrients it is highly nourishing while remaining light and lean. Vegan and GF adaptable.

Creamy White Bean Soup with Leeks and Rosemary drizzled with flavorful herby Gremolata- a quick and easy vegan meal. Healthy & delicious!

Creamy White Bean Soup with Gremolata

Creamy White Bean Soup with Leeks and Rosemary drizzled with flavorful, herby Gremolata- a quick and easy vegan meal. Healthy & delicious!

 

Turmeric Broth Detox Soup- Make the cleaning easy both, then add what ever you like! | www.feastingathome.com

Turmeric Broth Detox Soup {Ayurvedic + Healing}

Turmeric Broth Detox Soup – a naturally healing, soothing and comforting, Ayurvedic soup that is very customizable to your needs. Vegan and GF adaptable!

This recipe for Mushroom Lentil Stew with Fennel and Sage is earthy, hearty and richly spiced.  Delicious and vegan!

Mushroom Lentil Stew with Fennel and Sage

This recipe for Mushroom Lentil Stew with Fennel and Sage is earthy, hearty and richly spiced.  So satisfying and vegan!

Here's a simple, hearty White Bean Soup you can make in your Instant Pot or on the stovetop using dry beans. Smoked paprika and optional Harissa paste give it a delicious flavor that will have you coming back for seconds.  Low in calories, high in fiber, this soup is vegan and gluten-free. #whitebeansoup

Smoky Tomato White Bean Soup

Smoky Tomato White Bean Soup made with dry beans in an instant pot or on the stovetop. Vegan and gluten-free.

This recipe for Mediterranean Split Pea Soup is healthy and satisfying.  Simple clean ingredients create a hearty soup that tastes even better the next day!  Vegan and gluten-free.

Mediterranean Split Pea Soup

This recipe for Mediterranean Split Pea Soup is healthy and satisfying.  Simple clean ingredients create a hearty soup that tastes even better the next day!  Vegan and gluten-free.

Vegetable Side Dishes

For me, this month is all about upping our veggies. My goal is to try to eat 6 cups of veggies a day- picking a wide variety.  Leafy greens, cruciferous veggies, colorful veggies, getting in a wide diversity. Here are some of my favorite standbys that go with many different meals.

If sensitive to oxalates found in cruciferous veggies, citric acid helps clear this from our blood. Simply squeeze a little lemon juice in your drinking water.

Roasted root vegetables

Roasted Root Vegetables

Lightly caramelized, with rosemary and orange zest, these Roasted Root Vegetables deserve a place at your table! Rich with flavor they are so tasty and full of nutrition. Leftovers can be tucked in to bowls, salads, egg dishes and wraps.

Rich and luscious Coconut Creamed Spinach has a silky melt-in-your-mouth texture. Simple to put together and makes an easy delicious side dish.  Vegan and Gluten-Free!

Coconut Creamed Spinach

Rich and luscious Coconut Creamed Spinach has a silky melt-in-your-mouth texture. Simple to put together and makes an easy delicious side dish.  Vegan and Gluten-Free!

This recipe for Broccoli with Garlic, Lemon Zest and Chili flakes is our "go-to" broccoli recipe -simple, yet full of amazing flavor! Vegan, healthy can be made in 15 minutes!

15-Minute Broccoli with Garlic & Lemon Zest

This recipe for Broccoli with Garlic, Lemon Zest and Chili flakes is our “go-to” broccoli recipe -simple, yet full of amazing flavor! Vegan, healthy can be made in 15 minutes!

Simple Vegan Sautéed Greens- Kale and chard with garlic, shallots and lemon - a simple side dish that is vegan, low carb, Keto and full of healthy nutrients! Delicious flavor and can be made in 20 minutes! #sautéedkale #sautéedgreens, #wiltedkale, #ketosidedish, #vegansidedish,

Simple Sautéed Greens Recipe

Sauteed Greens -a quick simple side dish using your favorite greens (kale, chard, collard greens) and full of nutrients and flavor!  A healthy, low-carb, vegan side dish that can be made in 25 mins.

Moroccan Roasted Carrots with Citrus - an easy delicious vegan side dish!

Sweet & Spicy Moroccan Roasted Carrots

A simple recipe for Moroccan Roasted Carrots- served as a side dish or over lentils for a Moroccan-inspired vegetarian Bowl.

A simple recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts with garlic and balsamic- tender, carmelized and full of toasty deep flavor.  An easy vegan side dish ready in 30 minutes! 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

A simple recipe for Roasted Brussels Sprouts with garlic and balsamic- tender, caramelized and full of toasty deep flavor.  An easy vegan side dish ready in 30 minutes!

Hearty Plant-Based Salads

Make-ahead vegan salads are perfect for busy workweeks. They are packable, fresh, and healthy, full of fiber( that feed our healthy gut bacteria) and nutrients that support our liver. Like soups, I always try to have 1 or 2 on hand for hunger emergencies.

Winter Happiness Salad! Kale & Quinoa Salad with Apples, Chickpeas and Currants! A hearty vegan salad that can be made ahead- perfect for potlucks, gatherings or midweek lunches! #kalesalad #vegansalad #quinoasalad #chickpeasalad #healthysalad #potluck

Winter Happiness Salad

Winter Happiness Salad! Kale and Quinoa Salad with Apples, Chickpeas and Currants! A hearty vegan salad that can be made ahead- perfect for potlucks, gatherings or midweek lunches!

Simple Lebanese Slaw (aka Salatet Malfouf) made with crunchy cabbage, fresh herbs, lemon, garlic and scallions. A delicious vegan side to serve with your Middle Eastern feast. #slaw

Lebanese Slaw (Salatet Malfouf)

Simple Lebanese Slaw made with crunchy cabbage, fresh herbs, lemon, garlic and scallions. A delicious vegan side to serve with your Middle Eastern feast.

This Creamy Vegan Broccoli Salad is so good, you won't even realize it is vegan! Tossed in a creamy Hemp Dressing- it is easy, healthy and full of flavor! Vegan and Keto! #hempdressing #hemp #broccolisalad #keto #vegansalad #ketosalad

Creamy Vegan Broccoli Salad

Creamy Vegan Broccoli Salad is so good, you won’t even realize it is vegan! Tossed in a creamy Hemp Dressing- it is easy, healthy and full of flavor! Vegan and Keto!

Lemony Chickpea Quinoa Salad with cucumber, tomato, dill, parsley and Preserved Lemon Dressing. #chickpeasalad #quinoasalad

Lemony Chickpea Quinoa Salad

Lemony Chickpea Quinoa Salad with cucumber, tomato, kalamata olives dill, parsley and Preserved Lemon Dressing. A healthy vegan salad with Middle Eastern flavors that can be made ahead!

The BEST Lentil Salad infused with Moroccan Spices, this healthy vegan lentil salad can be made ahead and keeps for 4 days, perfect for healthy midweek lunches! #lentilsalad

Moroccan Lentil Salad

The BEST Lentil Salad infused with Moroccan Spices, this healthy vegan lentil salad can be made ahead and keeps for 4 days, perfect for healthy midweek lunches!

Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas

Another simple way to improve gut health- is to time our meals. Eating within an 8-12 hour window (intermittent fasting) has been shown to not only improve our gut health but help regulate our insulin levels, and weight and help rid our bodies of damaged cells (autophagy).  I typically eat two meals a day in a 8-10 hour eating window.

So I start my day with “breakfast” (or lunch) at noon, and I finish eating dinner by 8pm. I find that when I eat a high-protein meal first, I stay fuller longer and have fewer cravings throughout the day.   My favorite breakfast is the tofu scramble, loaded up with seasonal veggies.

tofu scramble

Vegan Tofu Scramble

Vegan Tofu Scramble – loaded up with healthy seasonal veggies that you already have on hand. This vegan breakfast can be made in 15 minutes flat! Healthy, Fast, and delicious!

These healthy Breakfast Cookies can be made in under 30 minutes! They are chockfull of flavor and sustenance -filled with oats, seeds, spices and dried fruit they are vegan and deliciously addicting! Perfect for breakfast on the go. #breakfastcookie

The BEST Vegan Breakfast Cookies

These healthy Breakfast Cookies can be made in under 30 minutes! They are chockfull of flavor and sustenance -filled with oats, seeds, spices and dried fruit they are vegan and deliciously addicting! Perfect for breakfast on the go.

An energizing, spicy Mexican-style green smoothie with avocado, pineapple, cucumber, cilantro, jalapeño and lime! Refreshing, energizing and totally invigorating! Vegan! #vegan #detox #greensmoothie #greenjuice #vegangreensmoothie #avocadosmoothie #smoothie #eatclean #cleaneating #plantbased #vegansmoothie

Mexican Green Smoothie

An energizing, spicy Mexican-style green smoothie with citrus, pineapple, cucumber, cilantro avocado and jalapeño. VEGAN! Refreshing, energizing and invigorating!

Springy Vegan Frittata stocked up with fresh herbs, leeks and asparagus and a flavorful creamy chickpea flour filling. #frittata #veganbreakfast #veganfrittata

Spring Green Vegan Frittata

A healthy Vegan Frittata stocked up with fresh herbs, leeks and asparagus, with a flavorful creamy chickpea flour filling.  Simple to make and completely delicious!

Vegan Breakfast Tacos are made with flavorful scrambled tofu, infused with Mexican spices, served up in warm tortillas with avocado, radishes, salsa & cilantro.

The Ultimate Vegan Breakfast Tacos

Vegan Breakfast Tacos with flavorful Mexican scrambled tofu, toasty tortillas, avocado, radishes, cilantro and pico de gayo.

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats with Pumpkin and Walnuts- a delicious healthy vegan breakfast perfect for fall! #instantpot #steelcutoats #pumpkinoats #veganbreakfast #veganoats #vegan #pumpkinoatmeal

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats with Pumpkin and Walnuts

Steel Cut Oats made in an Instant Pot with pumpkin and toasted walnuts! A delicious healthy vegan breakfast, perfect for fall!

Plant-Based Lunch Recipes!

Lunchtime is when I like to load up on healthy veggies. Whether it’s a vibrant Buddha bowl, a Vegan Salad, or one of these Plant-based Soups, my focus is always on getting as many veggies as I can, into the mix. Eating a wide variety of plants is the best way we can support our healthy gut bacteria. It’s nice to meal prep a few things ahead, and have them ready and on hand.

Bali Bowl with Peanut Tofu, black rice, roasted sweet potatoes, shredded cabbage, radish and snow peas. #peanutsauce #peanuttofu #healthybowl #veganbowls #buddhabowls #vegan #plantbased #cleaneating #eatclean #detoxrecipes #balifood #balinese

Bali Bowls with Peanut Tofu

Bali Bowl with Peanut Tofu, roasted sweet potatoes, black rice, shredded cabbage, radish and snow peas. Feel free to use almond butter!

10 Fast & Healthy Lunches! Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Sandwich- a 5 minute miracle to energize and satisfy! | www.feastingathome.com

Smashed Chickpea Avocado Sandwich

Smashed Chickpea Avocado Sandwich -VEGAN, FAST and Healthy……. and oh sooooo satisfying! The best part? Whip it up in 5 minutes flat!

How to make fresh Spring Rolls with BEST EVER Peanut Sauce! These VEGAN spring rolls can made ahead and stored for healthy lunches or potlucks and gatherings. #springrolls #veganspringrolls #freshspringrolls #howtostorespringrolls #howtomakespringrolls

Healthy Vegan Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce Recipe

How to make fresh Spring Rolls with the BEST EVER Peanut Sauce! These vegan spring rolls can be made ahead and stored for healthy lunches or potlucks and gatherings.

Brighten up your day with this Winter Bliss Bowl! A simple vegan bowl made with beets, quinoa, avocado and chickpeas-that can be made in under 30 minutes! Great for meal-prepping and guaranteed to lift your spirits! #bowl #buddhabowl #veganbowl #

Beet Bliss Bowl

Brighten up your day with this Beet Bliss Bowl! A simple vegan bowl made with beets, quinoa, avocado and chickpeas-that can be made in under 30 minutes! Great for meal-prepping and guaranteed to lift your spirits!

A simple vegan recipe for Curry Chickpea Salad, that can be turned into a wrap with spinach and sprouts. A healthy vegan lunch idea! #veganwrap #currychickpeawrap

Curry Chickpea Salad Wraps with Toasted Coconut

A simple vegan recipe for Curry Chickpea Salad, that can be turned into a wrap with spinach and sprouts. A healthy vegan lunch idea!

EAT CLEAN with these 20 simple Plant-Based Meals || Middle Eastern Salad Tacos with spiced chickpeas, hummus and a mound of lemony salad, topped with fresh herbs and scallions. Vegan & sooooo Delicious! | #plantbased #cleaneating #saladtacos #detox #veganrecipes #eatclean #healthy #healthyrecipes #healthylunchideas #tacos #vegantacos |www.feastingathome.com

Middle Eastern Salad Tacos

Middle Eastern Salad Tacos with spiced chickpeas, hummus and a mound of lemony salad, topped with fresh herbs and scallions. Vegan & sooooo Delicious!

Collard greens wraps are filled with hummus, crispy tofu, shredded beets, carrots and avocado! Drizzle with Tahini sauce! A delicious healthy lunch! #eatclean #cleaneating #vegan #veganlunch #rainbowwrap #Wraps #veganwrap #plantbased #collardgreens

Healthy Vegan Collard Green Wraps!

These vegan collard greens wraps are filled with hummus, crispy tofu, shredded beets, carrots and avocado! Drizzle with Tahini sauce! A delicious healthy lunch!

Plant-Based Treats

Is it possible to go a whole month without something sweet? I honestly can’t tell you, because I have never once succeeded! Yes, I’ve tried. I’ve reduced my intake of sweets and sugar dramatically, but honestly, this is really challenging for me! An easy, healthier way for me to deal with this is to have a piece of good-quality dark chocolate with fresh berries, or a few Medjool dates. Do what is best for you. 😉 Keep in mind that anything you make from scratch is probably better than breaking down and buying something that is ultra-processed.

Coconut Pecan Energy Balls with Masala Spice and Dried Cranberries, a simple, tasty vegan and gluten-free snack that can be made in 10 minutes! | www.feastingathome.com

Vegan Energy Balls with Masala Spice

Vegan Energy Balls with dates, coconut, pecans and Masala Spice, a simple, tasty vegan and gluten-free snack that can be made in 10 minutes!

Vegan Oatmeal Cookies with Chai-Soaked Raisins. These healthy oatmeal cookies are chewy, tender and delicious!

Vegan Oatmeal Cookies with Chai-Soaked Raisins

Lightly sweetened chewy Vegan Oatmeal Cookies with Chai Soaked Raisins.  Irresistible and delicious!

This vegan Chocolate Bark is made with cashews, toasted coconut, ginger and sesame seeds - a festive treat, in just 30 minutes!

Cashew Ginger Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark with cashews,  toasted coconut, ginger and sesame seeds – a festive snack perfect for holiday gifts or gatherings.  Easy to make, in just 30 minutes!  Vegan and Gluten-free!

Plant-Based Appetizers

Here are some of our favorite plant-based appetizers. The hummus is nice to have on hand because it’s filling and the perfect way to get more veggies into your life. 🙂

How to make the BEST Hummus! This authentic hummus recipe is light and creamy and so easy to make! Use canned or dried chickpeas and serve it up with fresh garden veggies! #hummus #hummusrecipe

Perfect Hummus

How to make the BEST Hummus! This authentic hummus recipe is light and creamy and so easy to make! Use canned or dried chickpeas and serve it up with fresh garden veggies or a plethora of optional additions. Vegan, GF.

This vegan, plant-based Ceviche will transport you to Mexico. Made with hearts of palm and avocado, this easy recipe can be served on tostadas, with chips or in lettuce cups! #veganceviche #heartsofpalm #veganmexican #ceviche

Hearts of Palm Ceviche

This vegan & plant-based, Hearts of Palm Ceviche will transport you to Mexico. Made with hearts of palm and avocado, this easy recipe can be made in minutes and is best served on tostadas, with chips or in lettuce cups!

Delicious Vegan Lettuce Wraps are filled with Teriyaki Mushrooms and brown rice- a healthy delicious lunch or appetizer! #veganlunch #vegan #veganlettucewrap #shiitakewrap

Teriyaki Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

Delicious Vegan Lettuce Wraps are filled with Teriyaki Mushrooms and brown rice- an easy Asian-inspired lunch idea or appetizer that is healthy, vegan and satisfying. Gluten-free Adaptable! Made with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce.

A tasty recipe for Zucchini Quesadillas with creamy cashew cheese and Poblano Pumpkin Seed Salsa. Vegan and delicious! #vegan #quesadillas #zucchini #zucchinirecipes

Vegan Quesadillas with Cashew Cheese

A tasty recipe for Zucchini Quesadillas with creamy cashew cheese and Poblano Pumpkin Seed Salsa. Vegan and delicious! (The optional Cashew Cheese requires 3 hours soaking time- easiest to make this and Poblano Salsa ahead.)

Light and crisp, these Rustic Seed Crackers are keto, gluten-free and vegan.  This recipe is incredibly easy, flexible, adaptable and full of toasty rich flavor.  They are the perfect snack by themselves, and pair with most toppings. #ketocrackers #keto #crackers #seededcrakers #seedcrackers

Rustic Seed Crackers

Light and crisp, these Rustic Seed Crackers are keto, gluten-free and vegan.  This recipe is incredibly easy, flexible, adaptable and full of toasty rich flavor.  They are the perfect snack by themselves, and pair with most toppings.

Lemony Artichoke White Bean Dip - a quick and easy Vegan Appetizer (a twist on "hummus") that can be made in 10 minutes flat. Great for parties and gatherings and made with simple pantry ingredients!

Lemony Artichoke White Bean Dip

Lemony Artichoke White Bean Dip – a quick and easy Vegan Appetizer (a twist on “hummus”) that can be made in 10 minutes flat. Great for parties and gatherings and made with simple pantry ingredients!

Fermented Foods

Adding fermented foods to our diet is an easy way to help add diversity to our gut microbiome- if new to fermented foods, add gradually, building up slowly.

Curtido - A cultured Salvadorian Slaw with cabbage, carrots, onion and oregano. Simple to make, full of healthy probiotics! Use on Tacos, Pupusas, quesadillas or enchiladas as a delicious healthy condiment! #Curtido #fermented #slaw #cultured #kraut

Curtido – Fermented Salvadoran Slaw

Curtido – A cultured Salvadoran Slaw with cabbage, carrots, onion and oregano. Simple to make, full of healthy probiotics! Use on Tacos, Pupusas, quesadillas or enchiladas as a delicious healthy condiment!

Beet and Cabbage Sauerkraut

A simple easy, small-batch recipe for Beet and Cabbage Sauerkraut that anyone can make using a mason jar. Full of good healthy bacteria!

How to make Sauerkraut- a delicious tangy addition to many dishes.Brimming with gut-healing probiotics, cultured cabbage is easy to make at home with just two ingredients!  

How to make Sauerkraut (Simple Cultured Cabbage)

How to make Simple Cultured Cabbage!  Aka Sauerkraut- a delicious tangy addition to many dishes. Brimming with gut-healing probiotics, fermented cabbage is easy to make at home with just two ingredients and 30 minutes hands-on time. Allow 3-14 days fermenting time!

How to make Kimchi that only takes 30 minutes of hands-on-time before mother nature takes over! Full of healthy, gut-healing probiotics, this authentic kimchi recipe is vegan adaptable & gluten free. Quick and easy, make it as spicy or mild as you like. #kimchi #howtomakekimchi #vegan #vegankimchi #eatclean #cleaneating #plantbased #napa cabbage #kimchirecipe #probiotics #fermented #guthealing #fermentedcabbage #koreanfood #koreanrecipe

How to Make Kimchi!

A quick and easy recipe for authentic Kimchi, full of healthy probiotics that will keep for months in the fridge. Easy, flavorful and adaptable! Vegan adaptable!

Soothing Healing Drinks

Another way to help minimize snacking and sugar cravings are to substitute comforting, soothing drinks. Here are a few of my favorites!

Ayurvedic Turmeric Detox Tea...a special blend of turmeric, ginger and whole spices...to help detox the body!

Ayurvedic Detox Turmeric Tea (a daily drink)

Ayurvedic Detox Tea- a “daily” drink made with fresh turmeric, ginger and whole spices to help aid the liver, flush out toxins and restore balance in the body. Healing and restorative.

Turmeric Golden Root juice - a fresh juice harnessing the power of turmeric root - to soothe inflammation, aid in cleansing the body and fight illness. | www.feastingathome.com

Turmeric Golden Root Juice

Turmeric Golden Root juice – a fresh juice harnessing the power of turmeric root – to soothe inflammation, aid in cleansing the body and fight illness.

How to make authentic Masala Chai, like they do in India, using using whole spices. Vegan and Sugar Free adaptable. #chai #chaitea #masalachai #howtomakechai #masala

Delicious Authentic Masala Chai with Whole Spices

How to make authentic Masala Chai, like they do in India, using whole spices. Vegan and Sugar-Free adaptable.

Jamu Juice- Bali's all-natural, anti-inflammatory elixir- made with fresh turmeric, ginger, honey and a squeeze of lemon. Heals and soothes the body! Make a big batch and serve hot or cold during the busy workweek! #turmeric #turmerictea | www.feastingathome.com

Jamu Juice (Bali’s anti-inflammatory Juice)

Jumu Juice – a healing anti-inflammatory Indonesian drink made with fresh turmeric and ginger root, honey (or maple) and a squeeze of citrus. Soothing and healing to the body. Drink this cold straight from the fridge, or heat it up like tea.

Celery Juice Recipe and Benefits! The top TEN benefits of drinking 16 ounces of celery juice every morning to activate the gut, release toxins and heal the body! #celeryjuice #celery #juice #detox #cleanse #juicing #celeryrecipes

Celery Juice Recipe & Top 10 Celery Benefits

Celery Juice Recipe and the top TEN benefits of drinking 16 ounces of celery juice every morning to activate the gut, release toxins and heal the body!

How to make a switchel- a healthy, energizing, probiotic drink made with apple cider vinegar (with the "mother" in it) lemon, ginger, sweetened with honey or maple to aid the gut, lower cholesterol, shed weight, boost immunity, help with digestion and regularity and increase energy! #switchel #switzel #probiotics #guthealth #healthydrinks #healthygut #healthybacteria #detox #cleaneating #eatclean #applecidervinegar #drink #water #ginger

Apple Cider Vinegar Drink Recipe (Switchel) and TOP 10 Benefits

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TIPS To Eating “Clean”

  • Try to purchase organic produce or buy from your local farmers market. Conventional produce is often treated with glyphosate, an herbicide designed to kill bacteria on plants, which ends up killing the good bacteria in our gut.
  • Even seemingly “healthy” vegan foods can be highly processed. Always look at labels. Minimize highly refined seed oils (canola, sunflower, safflower, soybean oil, corn oil, vegetable oil) which are inflammatory in nature and are in most processed foods including vegan dressings, nut milks, oat milk, vegan cheese and vegan mayo. Use olive oil or coconut oil when cooking.
  • Gluten can be inflammatory to some people- and may cause leaky gut which leads to a whole host of other issues. If you suspect this affects you, now is the perfect time to eliminate it and see how you feel. If you have joint pain, or arthritis -I would suggest trying this.
  • Cut out refined sugar, and minimize sweeteners (even maple syrup, coconut sugar and agave)only consuming in small doses at a time. Honey is not technically plant-based, but this is the one thing I do not personally do not cut out, due to its healing properties.
  • Plant-based protein and fiber are KEY in helping you feel full. I always try to prioritize plant-based protein- beans, legumes, tofu, and quinoa, along with healthy veggies.
  • Don’t overdo the plant-based fats! A little fat is good, but too much will overwork your liver. Limit nuts to ¼ cup a day MAX.
  • Add fermented foods to help create a diverse microbiome.

More Plant-Based Recipe Collections


Hope these veggie-based, clean-eating recipes inspire you to try something new this week! Please note any of your favorites in the comments below!

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 Here is a collection of 30 Plant-Based Recipes to help "reset" our diet, feed our healthy gut bacteria, support our liver and help recalibrate cravings, leaving us better able to manage sweets and snacks.  Whether you are looking for a week, or a month of clean eating or simply want to incorporate more plants into your life, this is a great place to start.

30+ Plant-Based Recipes!

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine | Feasting at Home
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6
  • Category: plant based recipes
  • Method: oven, stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Here is a collection of 30 Plant-Based Recipes to help “reset” our diet, feed our healthy gut bacteria, support our liver and help recalibrate cravings, leaving us better able to manage sweets and snacks.  Whether you are looking for a week, or a month of clean eating or simply want to incorporate more plants into your life, this is a great place to start.


Ingredients

  • fresh veggies
  • fresh fruit
  • whole grains
  • plant-based protein – tofu, seitan, beans, legumes
  • plant-based fats- avocado, olive oil, nuts, seeds
  • fermented things

Instructions

Pick out a couple of plant-based recipes to make this week.

Make a shopping list.

Make a plan for the week ahead, prep ahead!

Always have a plant-based recipe prepared ahead for hunger “emergencies”!

Imagine how energized and nourished you will feel.


Notes

Leave your favorites in the comments below

Keywords: plant based recipes, plant based recipes, vegan recipes, plant based meals, vegan recipes, plant-based dinners, plant based diet, plant based reset, plant based lifestyle

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  1. Beans, tofu, soy, cabbage, broccoli… I love them, but they don’t love me. Such flatulence after eating them. So many plant-based recipes contain one or more of these.

    I grew up on beans, so my biome should be used to these sugars, but I still don’t do well with them. Advice and suggestions gratefully appreciated.

    1. Hi Robert- you are not alone. Have you tried digestive enzymes? Some foods contain these naturally- like kefir, sauerkraut, kimchi, miso, and ginger- so you could try consuming at the same time? Or try a splash of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water? As far as beans- you could try soaking them first and pressure cook? Make a big batch, freeze and add them gradually in small doses ( 1/4 cup) to salads & soups. Small doses with brocolli, cabbage and tofu as well. Then add more if feeling ok?

  2. I absolutely love oats but it can get monotonous – your recipe ideas will definitely make them exciting again. That maple pumpkin bowl looks incredible!

  3. Crispy tofu is very important to me and the video is extremely helpful, thank you. Being vegan has to get easier!

  4. Beautiful photos, and everything looks so fresh and fabulous!
    What I really wanted to ask is…where you buy your bowls!!! They are lovely.

    1. I get them from all over Sheryl- but some are from our Bowl and Pitcher Store. Linked at the top of the site “SHOP” 😉

  5. Hi Syliva,
    I’m just starting out to a plant base way of life, I’ve enjoyed this website so much that I was wondering if there is a cook book?
    I also am curious and wanted to know is the substitute for ground meat really horribly wrong or can one indulge on occasion?
    I really miss having a burger and taco meat for salad and other dishes?
    I really think by looking at the sodium and caloric values of for example Beyond beef is worse then lean ground beef. There in my mind is not a good thing either of those choices for me, just need some other feed back.
    I’m just starting out and have questions on these kind of things, I’m not following a plan, but want to do a healthy plant lifestyle for myself and the planet. I love the recipes and all ingredients, sometimes old habits die hard!!!
    Thank You for this website and all the time and effort you’ve shared.
    I look forward to your response.
    Have a fabulous day and be safe take care.

    1. Hi Karen, no cookbook yet. 🙂 As for using ground meat on occasion, do what you feel is best for you. There is absolutely no judgment here! I agree that some meat substitutes often have additives that may not be ideal. Also keep in mind, instead of ground beef you can always go lighter with ground turkey or ground chicken. You know your body best. 🙂

  6. I was drawn to your site by all the wonderful photos. I’ve stayed because not only do the recipes look good- they taste even better. I have yet to be dissapointed. Thanks for all your work!

  7. I am a vegetarian. I love your dish FRANKIES. The other one I tried is Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce. Peanut sauce is a good combination. Thanks for your dishes.

  8. Within the past week, I have made roasted zaatar cauliflower with tahini sauce, portobello mushroom burgers, frankie wraps, mujadara and vegetable biryani. Other than the mujadara which was done in an instant pot and came out as a sticky mush, all the recipes are definite winners! I am so glad I found your website. It’s the only one I will be using from now on. Thank you so much!

  9. The Spicy Vegan Oaxacan Bowl is amazing. My family loved it. It’s sort of a fall-ish taste with pizzazz!
    You are quickly becoming my fav! I am loving the recipes. Thank you!

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Chef and author of the whole-foods recipe blog, Feasting at Home, Sylvia Fountaine is a former restaurant owner and caterer turned full-time food blogger. She currently lives in the Pacific Northwest and shares seasonal, healthy recipes along with tips and tricks from her home kitchen.

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