Running low on ingredients? Don’t feel like getting a bunch of groceries? Not in the mood to make a complicated dish? These recipes are perfect for you! They only require 5 ingredients but are still super tasty! Give them a try! These five-ingredient vegan recipes are perfect for lazy days and busy nights!
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1. 5-Ingredient Lime and Coconut Syllabub
You have to try this Lime and Coconut Syllabub by 15 Minute Vegan: Fast, Modern Vegan Cooking! A syllabub is a sweet and simple, frothy English dessert typically made with whipped cream, wine or sherry, sweetener, and lemon juice. This simple vegan five-ingredient syllabub is just rich and creamy as the original with a hint of zesty lime. Serve chilled in glasses for the perfect minimalist dessert.
2. 5-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter Corn Flake Cookies
These No-Bake Peanut Butter Corn Flake Cookies by Faith VanderMolen are perfect when you want a quick dessert! Only requiring five ingredients and ten minutes to prepare, these sweet and chewy cookies are a sure winner for any occasion! The crunch factor will have you snacking on these, one after the other, and when topped with the optional chocolate sauce, it’s pure perfection.
3. 5-Ingredient Raspberry Chocolates
4. 5-Ingredient Ginger, Coconut, and Dark Chocolate Truffles
These 5-Ingredient Ginger, Coconut, and Dark Chocolate Truffles by Rachel Clarke are the perfect treat! A center of blended ginger cookies and desiccated coconut is sweetened with maple syrup, then enveloped in a dark chocolate coating. Crumbled ginger cookies add a little punch of spiciness to these delicious coconut truffles, plus an addictively crunchy texture. We dare you to stop at just one.
5. 5-Ingredient Zucchini Chips
Source: 5-Ingredient Zucchini Chips
6. Five Ingredient Nut-Free Pesto Pasta
This Five Ingredient Nut-Free Pesto Pasta by Carly Paige is perfect for a simple and tasty weeknight meal. This nut-free pesto pasta requires only five ingredients and 15 minutes to make. The simplicity of this dish is no match for the insane flavor explosion every time you take a bite! Get the recipe for this perfectly balanced pasta recipe below.
7. 5-Ingredient Lemon Cheesecake
Source: 5-Ingredient Lemon Cheesecake
This 5-Ingredient Lemon Cheesecake by Kyra Howearth puts the “lemon” in “easy peasy lemon squeezy.” In fact, you probably already have all of the ingredients you need in your kitchen, right now: almonds, dates, bananas, a lemon, and coconut oil. It’s super easy to put together too. Blend the base, pack it in the dish. Blend the filling, pour it over the base. Freeze. Eat. Like I said, easy peasy lemon squeezy.
8. 5 Ingredient Mini Vanilla Almond Cookies
9. Banana French Toast
Source: Banana French Toast
10. 5-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge in 5-Minutes
11. 5-Ingredient Salted Caramel Ice Cream
Made with only five ingredients, this 5-Ingredient Salted Caramel Ice Cream by Amy Lyons is simple and easy. Just blend it up, freeze, and enjoy — no ice cream maker necessary. It has a rich and creamy coconut milk base that’s swirled with salty date caramel. Enjoy a bowl of this for dessert or try a scoop on top of a berry crisp
12. 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie
This 5-Ingredient Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie by Sara Grandominico is sweet, a teeny bit salty, rich, and SO creamy – or crunchy, if you prefer the crunchy stuff! A homemade strawberry jam and peanut butter filling sits atop a simple, crumbly oat crust. This pie is the perfect reimagining of your favorite childhood meal!
Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!
Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
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- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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