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21 Easy Vegan Recipes with 5 Ingredients Or Less

Eating a vegan diet has many benefits.

You’re able to eat a rich source of plant based foods that are nutrient dense and full of flavour. Most people don’t know that plant based food provides a lot of variety.

This post covers a lot of easy vegan recipes for dinner, lunch, desserts and breakfast. Now you have no more excuses not to eat more plant based food.

Here are 21 tasty and easy vegan recipes to make with 5 ingredients or less.

1. Maple Blueberry Chia Pudding

One of the benefits of eating a plant based diet is getting so much more nutrients from plants.

It doesn’t get better than eating chia seeds, the best source of plant based omega 3 fatty acid. Try this easy and filling chia pudding recipe for breakfast. It’s super easy to meal prep and enjoy during the week.

Get the recipe from fitnessfoodrecipes

2. 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Fudge

This no-bake 3-ingredient peanut butter fudge is made with coconut oil instead of condensed milk and requires only a good food processor or blender.

Quick and easy to make, this no-fail healthy dessert is gluten-free, dairy-free, naturally sweetened, vegan and… extra creamy!

Get the recipe from onecleverchef

3. Yogurt Overnight Oats

Creamy yogurt overnight oats made with only five ingredients – this simple make-ahead breakfast will forever change your busy mornings.

Top it with your favourite fresh berries, banana slices, peanut butter and maple syrup for a decadent yet healthy treat.

Get the recipe from spoonfulofkindness

4. Strawberry Banana Smoothie Bowl

This Strawberry Banana Smoothie bowl recipe is super filling and easy to make. It’s ideal for a quick and healthy breakfast or a chilled summer lunch.

You can top this smoothie bowl with any of your favourite fruits or snacks. This strawberry banana smoothie bowl is paired with almond milk and plant protein granola to top it off for the extra crunch.

Get the recipe from fitnessfoodrecipes

5. Coconut Cashew Bars

These Coconut Cashew Bars make a delicious, healthy, snack.

Whether you’re Whole30, Paleo, or simply looking for a healthier snack or dessert idea give these bars a try and let me know your thoughts in the comments.

Get the recipe from thebewitchinkitchen

Related: 21 Best Smoothies for Weight Loss

6. Raw Cranberry and Nut Energy Bars

Raw Cranberry and Nut Energy Bars are vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free. Full of protein and bursting with fruity flavour.

Get the recipe from fromthelarder

7. Vanilla Strawberry Protein Shake

This protein shake is healthy for you and it’s a good way to increase your protein intake daily.

You can make this protein shake before or after your workout and meal prep the ingredients so it’s ready for the week.

Get the recipe from fitnessfoodrecipes

8. Low-Fat Cinnamon Energy Balls

These yummy little cinnamon energy balls are just 80 calories a pop so you can go ahead and enjoy a couple anytime for a healthy sweet treat.

Try them straight from the freezer, YUM! They’re also awesome crumbled over smoothie bowls or banana nice cream.

Get the recipe from runningonrealfood

9. Chocolate Chia Pudding

When I promised you, easy vegan recipes, this chocolate chia pudding is exactly what I had in mind.

It’s made with just 4 ingredients. This chia pudding is very chocolatey and full of flavour. It pairs well with the banana and tastes exactly like you’d imagine, chocolatey.

Get the recipe from fitnessfoodrecipes

10. Healthy Bounty Bars

These healthy bounty bars are a copycat recipe of the good old bounty (or mound) bar!

This homemade version of the classic is made with only 4 ingredients, no-bake, refined sugar-free, low-carb and super healthy.

Entirely Paleo, Vegan and Gluten-free, these simple and easy to make chocolates are compliant with most popular diet trends. Raw version also available. Coconut lovers rejoice!

Get the recipe from onecleverchef

11. Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies contains no refined sugar or butter which makes them healthier than most traditional cookies you’ll find in stores or online. It uses wholesome ingredients like whole grain oats, peanut butter and maple syrup.

Made with only 3 ingredients, they’re chewy and soft on the inside. Perfect for breakfast with milk.

Get the recipe from fitnessfoodrecipes

12. Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookies with chocolate chips are made with just 3 simple ingredients and make healthy, wholesome oatmeal breakfast cookies or snack everyone will love!

Get the recipe from thesimpleveganista

13. Cheesy Sous Vide Egg Bites

Love the Starbucks Sous Vide Egg Bites?

Make your very own recipe at home! You’re going to absolutely love these Cheesy Sous Vide Egg Bites. They’re made with 3 basic ingredients and done in under 60 minutes.

Get the recipe from fitfoodiefinds

14. Anti Hangover Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich

Anti Hangover Peanut Butter Banana Sandwich. Simple to make and refuels those important nutrients and amino acids to have you feeling better in no time.

Get the recipe hurrythefoodup

15. Chili Lime Cashews

Chili lime cashews are a super easy Trader Joe’s knock-off. They only have 5 ingredients and cost so much less than the pre-made kind!

Get the recipe from glueandglitter

16. Cherry Coconut Ice Cream

This creamy Cherry Coconut Ice Cream is a deliciously rich and creamy blend of coconut cream and cherries.

The perfect ice cream whether you make it in an ice cream maker or use the no-churn method with only 5 ingredients, just blend and process in an ice cream maker or freeze for a delicious homemade ice cream treat.

Get the full recipe healthiersteps

Related: 21 Best Protein Smoothie Recipes

17. Creamy Cashew Milkshake

This deliciously smooth cashew milkshake can be made any way you like – just follow the simple instructions and you’ll be drinking a mega shake in five minutes!

Get the recipe from hurrythefoodup

18. 5-Ingredient Vegan Enchiladas

5-Ingredient Vegan Enchiladas that are perfect for dinner tonight! Made with organic firm tofu and savoury black beans, these enchiladas are delicious, wholesome, and SO easy to make!

Get the recipe from jaroflemons

19. Easy Vegan Pancakes

Pancakes that require only FIVE ingredients and no more than 15 minutes from start to finish? Boom! You’re welcome.

These pancakes require only five ingredients, super easy to make, and require very little time. Oil-free, dairy-free and low-fat.

Get the recipe from shaneandsimple

20. Vegan Fried Rice

This easy vegan fried rice recipe uses just 5 ingredients!

The key is to wash your rice and keep add-ins minimal so you can enjoy the aromatic flavor of this dish. Vegan fried rice makes the perfect side or main dish!

Get the recipe from wowitsveggie

21. Easy Cinnamon Rolls

These magical soft cinnamon rolls take less than an hour to make – from start to finish!

No sitting overnight, no waiting for the dough to rise, and they turn out just as delicious as homemade cinnamon rolls from scratch, without all the work!

Get the recipe from chocolatecoveredkatie


Being a vegan doesn’t mean you have to eat boring foods or spend too much time in the kitchen.

Try any of these easy vegan recipes for dinner, lunch or breakfast and you won’t regret doing so.

Which one of these healthy recipes will you make today?

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