These easy vegan recipes will boost your immune system, protect and strengthen your heart and give you great energy.
With only about five or six ingredients, these are super easy to make with basic common ingredients.
Check out my other vegan recipes – most of the recipes on my site are vegan which makes them heart and colon healthy recipes and immune boosting. I have pulled these together for their SUPER EASY to make recipes.
Garbanzo and Avocado Salad
1 cup garbanzo beans, drained
½ cup diced cucumber
1 T. parsley or cilantro, chopped
1 green onion with top, chopped
1 medium avocado, cubed
lettuce leaves or shredded cabbage
One of my favorites of my Easy Vegan Recipes. Prepare and combine first four ingredients in a medium bowl; chill if desired. Just before serving, prepare avocado and add to mixture. Toss with Mexican Dressing found on the ‘Easy Healthy Salad Dressings’ page and spoon mixture onto lettuce leaves or finely shredded cabbage. Serves one as a meal or 2-4 as a side dish.
5 Minute Cabbage and Black Olive Salad
1/2 head green cabbage, cored and fine sliced
1/2 can black olives, coarse chopped
For the fastest of my Easy Vegan Recipes, mix together and add dressing of choice. I prefer the 'Super Fast Balsamic Vinegarette' on my ‘Easy Healthy Salad Dressing’ page. Cabbage has great anti-cancer qualities!
Greek Salad Pita
3 cups romaine, shredded fine
½ cucumber, half moon slices
1 tomato, cut into small slices
1 can garbanzo beans, drained
2 T. Chopped dill pickles
6 kalimata olives, cut in fourths
Zesty Italian or tahini dressing
4 pita halves
Mix all ingredients together and add dressing. Mix well. Warm pitas in toaster oven a couple of minutes and stuff with salad. Hummus can be a side dish or spread in pita.
2-3 ears of corn, cut off cobb
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 orange bell pepper, chopped
1 medium cucumber, chopped
2 T. fresh parsley, chopped
1 bag cherry tomatoes, cut in half
The most beautiful Easy Vegan Recipes! Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Toss with dressing and serve while fresh. Serves two meal-size portions or 4-6 single servings. Recommended dressings are Super Fast Balsamic Vinegarette or Cilantro Dressing found on the ‘Easy Healthy Salad Dressings’ page.
Sweet Healing Greens
2-3 cups fresh young bok choy, shredded fine
½ cup cilantro, chopped (heavy stems removed)
1 red bell pepper, chopped
½ -1 can black beans or dark red kidney beans, drained (optional for meal in a bowl)
Toss with Honey Mustard Walnut Dressing or Sweet Lemon Vinaigrette found on ‘Healthy Salad Dresssing’ page. Serves one or two as a meal or 4-6 as a side dish.
SIMPLE SIDE DISHES:
Healthy Simple Spanish Rice
2 cups cooked organic brown rice
1 can mexican diced tomatoes
1 can tomato sauce (optional)
1/4 tsp. cumin or oregano
1 tsp. garlic powder
sea salt and pepper to taste
Combine mexican diced tomatoes with cumin, garlic, salt and pepper. Stir well. Add can of tomato sauce for more sauce and tomato flavor, if desired. Add brown rice. For super healthy dish, replace canned tomato products with diced fresh tomato and chopped fresh peppers. Some of the fresh tomatoes can be blended before adding for ‘saucier’ dish.
Sweet Potatoes With Sweet ‘Gravy’
2 large or 4 small sweet potatoes (yams)
2 T raw honey
½ tsp cinnamon
1 T organic butter (optional)
1-2 T coconut milk (refrigerated in advance for thickness) per serving
Bake sweet potatoes on 400 for 1 hour, until soft. Peel and mash in bowl. Mix in honey, cinnamon and butter. Make a well in each serving on a plate like mashed potatoes and add the coconut milk in the well like gravy. You will never forget this dish - it is ‘out of this world’ good!. Look for sweet potatoes with the darkest orange color for most beta carotene content. Serves 4.
This Easy Vegan Recipe is loaded with beta carotene which safely converts to Vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is probably the #1 vitamin known to boost immune system AND help fight off cancer cells.
Un-Fried Healthy Rice
1 cup organic brown rice
2 cups purified water
1 cup organic frozen peas and carrots, thawed
½-1 cup raw cashews, halved or large pieces
½ tsp. sea salt
1-2 T. shoyu, to taste
2 tsp. sesame oil (optional)
For this Easy Vegan Recipe, combine rice and water, bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer 30 minutes. Pour peas and carrots on top of rice and continue cooking for 10 more minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and toss gently with a fork until mixed well.
SIMPLE VEGAN DESSERTS:
Creamy Coconut Rice Pudding
2 cups cooked brown rice
1 cup coconut milk
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 cup maple syrup or raw honey, (or less to taste)
cubed fresh pineapple chunks
dried coconut flakes
For this Easy Vegan Recipe combine, chill and eat. Whole intact grains are the next best food to consume after raw fruits and vegetables and provide steady calm energy, fiber and much more. This is one of my favorite healthy dessert recipes that reminds me of traditional rice pudding but has great healthy ingredients. Enjoy this delicious dish for breakfast, dessert or snack.
Simply Peanut Butter Cookies
1/4 cup honey
1/4 tsp. sea salt
3/4 cup natural peanut butter
1 cup oat flour
Make oat flour by blending rolled oats. Stir together all ingredients, adding the flour last. Roll into small balls the size of an unshelled walnut. Place on an oiled cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork that is moistened with water, to about 1/4" thick. Bake at 350 for 12-15 min., until golden brown. Makes 15-18.
Fruit and Cream Bowls
1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
½ cup coconut milk
Halve cantaloupe and remove seeds. Fill each half with ½ cup strawberries. Pour ¼ cup coconut milk over strawberries of each cantaloupe half. For extra sweetness, mix coconut milk with raspberry fruit spread (jam). Great for breakfast or snack. Dress with a sprig of mint, if desired. Serves 2.
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