Plant-Based Recipes for Beginners? Here Are 9 Recipe Videos That Will Help

Sarah Von Alt|
August 10, 2018
Plant-Based Recipes for Beginners? Here Are 9 Recipe Videos That Will Help

If you’re new to plant-based eating, it’s essential to figure out a few satisfying recipes that are easy to make. Luckily, we have more plant-based choices than ever—and for many people, eating vegan opens them up to a whole new world of flavor.

These recipes feature familiar ingredients, are easy to prepare, and can be enjoyed by everyone, vegan or not. Plus, the videos make it even simpler (and more enticing) by showing the steps.

Easy Peanut Noodles

Everyone loves pasta! Load this dish up with your favorite veggies, and you’ve got an easy and delicious meal that takes almost no time!

French Bread Pizzas

These French bread pizzas are ready in a flash! And of course, this recipe can be modified with all your favorite toppings, so be sure to experiment to find your faves!

Avocado Pesto Pasta

Made with creamy avocados and fresh basil, this pesto is rich, creamy, and super easy to make!

Cookies ’N Cream Shake

This simple recipe calls for vegan vanilla ice cream (choose your favorite variety), chocolate sandwich cookies, and a splash of dairy-free milk!

Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Recreating some of your favorite comfort foods is vital when switching to a plant-based diet. These fluffy mashed potatoes are ready in no time!

Vegan Cheeseburger Mac

Take a trip down memory lane with this veganized version of an American classic. With creamy vegan cheese and beefy crumbles, this recipe is everything you’d expect but without cruel animal products!

Fishless Tacos

These vegan fish tacos are divine—thanks to Gardein’s fishless filets! They’re easy to make and perfect for lunch or dinner!

Nectarine Blueberry Tart

Summer isn’t over yet, and what better way to celebrate than with some fresh fruit turned dessert? This yummy vegan tart recipe uses nectarines and blueberries, but feel free to get creative with your favorite summer fruits, like peaches, cherries, or apricots.

Vegan Tuna Melt

This easy chickpea “tuna” salad is great in sandwiches, on toast or crackers, atop your favorite salad greens, or in a decadent melt!


Want more? Check out the Mercy For Animals YouTube channel for even more delicious all-vegan recipes!

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