Healthy Vegan Dinner Ideas for Family


A bowl of fruit

It turns out, I have about 400 vegan recipes (or vegan-adaptable recipes) on the blog– which honestly, totally surprised me – because that is about half of my recipes! Some are vegetarian recipes that can be easily adapted. I sorted through them all and found your favorites, and included some of mine too! 

Rich and robust, this plant-based Lentil Bolognese is hearty, “meaty” and full of depth of flavor. Toss it with your favorite pasta, or spoon it over creamy polenta- either way, this simple nourishing vegan meal is one the whole family will enjoy.

LENTIL BOLOGNESE

A bowl of soup

Rich and robust, this plant-based Lentil Bolognese is hearty, “meaty” and full of depth of flavor. Toss it with your favorite pasta, or spoon it over creamy polenta- either way, this simple nourishing vegan meal is one the whole family will enjoy.

VEGETABLE BIRYANI!

A cucumber with a green apple

An aromatic Indian rice dish with vegetables and chickpeas- infused with Indian spices.  A quick and easy vegan dinner recipe, perfect any time of year.  Serve with Cilantro-Mint Chutney.

WHOLE ROASTED CAULIFLOWER 

A whole cauliflower is roasted in the oven until golden and tender. Seasoned with Zaatar and drizzled with tahini sauce its a delight for the senses -bursting with Middle Eastern flavors. Easy and delicious, it serves 2 perfectly!

FRANKIES! (BOMBAY BURRITOS) 

India’s flavorful street food -also called a Bombay Burrito, made healthy! This vegan version is bursting with so much flavor- filled with curry mashed potatoes, roasted Indian cauliflower, chickpeas, fresh spinach, cilantro mint chutney and pickled onions. Absolutely delicious! One of my personal vegan dinner recipes!

OUR BEST VEGAN TACOS

Sheet-Pan, Chipotle Portobello Tacos – smoky, spicy and “meaty”, these VEGAN tacos are sure to satisfy even the most diehard meat-lovers!  Make them in 30 minutes! A satisfying meal for the plant-based diet! Vegan Spaghetti and Beetballs!  A beautiful twist on the comforting familiar classic.  Beets, black beans, walnuts and basil make these plant-based meatballs scrumptious and so satisfying.  Top with an easy rustic tomato sauce for a meal the whole family will love! #vegan #veganmeatballs #beetballs #spaghetti #veganspaghetti

SPAGHETTI AND VEGAN “MEATBALLS”

Say hello to the most flavorful Vegan Spaghetti and Beetballs!  A beautiful twist on the comforting familiar classic.  Beets, black beans, walnuts and basil make these plant-based meatballs scrumptious and so satisfying.  Top with an easy rustic tomato sauce for a meal the whole family will love! Sprinkle with Vegan Cheesy Sprinkle!

SPICY CHINESE EGGPLANT W/ SZECHUAN SAUCE

Spicy Chinese Eggplant with Szechuan Sauce with chilies and peanuts– serve or black rice or rice noodles for a tasty, easy plant-based vegan recipe! Coconut Millet Bowl with Berbere-Spiced Kabocha Squash, chickpeas, shallots, and spinach drizzled with coconut lime mint sauce.  A vegan, plant-based meal, full of vibrant flavor and spice.

KABOCHA SQUASH MILLET BOWLS

Coconut Millet Bowl with Berbere-Spiced Kabocha Squash, chickpeas, shallots, and spinach drizzled with coconut lime mint sauce.  A vegan, plant-based meal, full of vibrant flavor and spice.

DATE NIGHT VEGAN ALFREDO

 DATE NIGHT Vegan Alfredo for two, tossed in a delicious cashew (or hemp) cream, with sauteed mushrooms, Meyer lemon zest and a secret ingredient that gives this extra complexity and depth. This vegan dinner recipe can be made in under 30 minutes!

VEGAN TIKKA MASALA

This veggie-loaded Vegan Tikka Masala can be made tofu, chickpeas or paneer, in under 25 minutes! An easy, vegan, keto-friendly weeknight meal!

These are some of the best and healthiest vegan dinner ideas.

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