10 of Our Top Based Recipes Under Ten Ingredients From September 2020


These vegan recipes are simple and delicious! All of these recipes keep the ingredient count under 10, so you know they’re going to be affordable, easy, and simple! Don’t forget to check out our Quick & Easy Recipe Archives!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! 

1. Breakfast Oats Peach Smoothie

peach smoothie

Source: Breakfast Oats Peach Smoothie

This Breakfast Oats Peach Smoothie by Kristina Jug & Mitja Bezenšek is quick and easy to make, so it’s great when you’re running a bit out of time in the morning and just want a healthy breakfast on the go. Perfect for a healthy summer breakfast! Just place all ingredients into a blender, blend, and store in a jar until ready to consume. Plus, a fun twist on this recipe! If you have any leftover smoothie mixture (why would you, but anything can happen), pour it into a popsicle mold, and freeze for an afternoon frozen treat!

2. Zippy Vegan Coleslaw with Mango

Zippy Vegan Coleslaw with Mango

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Zippy Vegan Coleslaw with Mango by Denise Perrault is a refreshing mix of crunchy cabbage and carrots, sweet sliced mango, and an oil-free dressing that’s 2-ingredient simple.

3. S’mores Cookie Bars

S’mores Cookie Bars

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Looking for an amazing dessert to enjoy? These S’mores Cookie Bars by Bila are perfect to make when you’re craving s’mores and come together fairly easily!

4. Chia Jam and Oat Breakfast Pot

Chia Jam and Oat Breakfast Pot

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If you’re a fan of the peanut butter and jelly combination then you will love this Chia Jam and Oat Breakfast Pot by Vicky Coates for sure. This is one tasty, high protein, satisfying breakfast that will keep you full until lunch! Within this breakfast pot, the combination of the oats, chia seeds, peanut butter, and protein powder makes for a perfectly balanced breakfast packed with carbs, healthy fats, and protein.

5. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

Cookie Dough Bars

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If you’re an absolute cookie dough fiend, then you’ll love these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars by Sarah Nevins. They’re super easy to make without any blender or food processor needed—just a good old-fashioned mixing bowl and about ten minutes of your time! Reprinted with permission from Effortless Vegan by Sarah Nevins, Page Street Publishing Co. 2020. Photo credit: Sarah Nevins

6. Zesty Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

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Rice pilaf is a staple on many dinner tables and dining menus. But have you ever tried making pilaf with cauliflower rice? It’s light, refreshing, and only gets better with age. This Zesty Cauliflower Rice Pilaf by Carly Paige is an easy and flavorful side dish!

7. Whole Wheat Vanilla Cake

Whole Wheat Vanilla Cake

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This is a basic recipe for a Whole Wheat Vanilla Cake by Namrata Edward Kshitij. You can add roasted nuts and soaked raisins to the batter before baking for a more festive treat. If you love coffee, feel free to add 2-3 heaped teaspoons of instant coffee powder to the batter for a delicate coffee flavor.

8. Beet Salad with Quinoa

Beet Salad with Quinoa

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This Beet Salad with Quinoa by Lena Novak is super delicious and healthy! It’s quite simple to make and perfect for autumn!

9. Summery Berry Crunch

Summery Berry Crunch

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A delicious combination of fresh berries and fruit layered with yogurt & granola. Quick, easy & simple, this Summery Berry Crunch by Tania Pilcher makes a perfect back-to-school breakfast or an afternoon snack. You can prepare it the night before to save precious time on the morning school run.

10. Cherry Nice Cream

Cherry Nice Cream

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This Easy Cherry Nice Cream by Allison Reynaud is made from only three ingredients. Gobble it up right after pureeing the fruit or save it for later for scoop-able banana ice cream. All the sweetness is coming from the bananas and cherries, so the browner the banana the sweeter it is.  Also keep in mind the riper the banana is, the more it stands out in the flavor profile.

Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate 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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