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From Tofu Puffs with Asian Vegan Mushroom Sauce to Southwest Quinoa Salad: 10 Vegan Recipes that Went Viral Last Week!


When everyone’s got their eyes on a recipe, you know it must have something special that you will want to try! That’s the case for these 10 vegan viral recipes that went viral last week. They’re some of the best, and trust us when we say that you don’t want to miss out on these incredible viral recipes creations from our bloggers!

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1. Tofu Puffs with Asian Vegan Mushroom Sauce

Vegan Tofu Puffs with Asian Vegan Mushroom Sauce

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TheseTofu Puffs with Asian Vegan Mushroom Sauce by Adriana Zifarelli are a scrumptious main ideal to both treat and nourish yourself. Easy to make and super tasty this dish can be served with a spread of other Asian small dishes for a buffet like meal, or accompanied with noodles or steamed rice for a filling, main course that is also perfect for weekend or mid-week meal prep.

2. Easy Banana Bread Brownies

Vegan Easy Banana Bread Brownies

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Overripe bananas have never tasted so good! These Easy Banana Bread Brownies by Alexandra/Eian Kelly are the perfect way to use up your leftover bananas. Just add cocoa for the best healthy brownies ever!

3. Mediterranean Baked Peppers

Vegan Mediterranean Baked Peppers

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This is a go-to recipe, mainly for the warmer months as a light lunch, starter or even as a side dish. As these Mediterranean Baked Peppers by Jo Pratt are roasted they become soft and juicy and their natural sweetness becomes more intense. You can be very flexible with your filling depending on what you’ve got already or what favors everyone fancies.

4. Creamy Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Pasta

Vegan Creamy Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Pasta

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This Creamy Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Pasta by Megan Calipari is perfect for a cold fall night. It’s full of autumnal flavors and is so cozy!

5. Southwest Quinoa Salad

Vegan Southwest Quinoa Salad

Source: Southwest Quinoa Salad

This healthy, refreshing, vegan Southwest Quinoa Salad by Allison Reynaud works great as a lunch, light dinner, or even a picnic.  It’s made with simple ingredients like red bell pepper, jalapeño, red onion, cilantro, black beans, avocado, and lime juice.  Adding fresh lime juice and fresh cilantro brightens up the summer quinoa salad, making it light and flavorful.

6. Black Bean Tortilla Soup

Vegan Black Bean Tortilla Soup

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This Black Bean Tortilla Soup by Maggie Wescott is vegan, gluten-free and an easy weeknight meal that you can get on the table in less than 30 minutes.

7. Chinese Steamed Buns (Mantou) 

Vegan Chinese Steamed Buns (Mantou)

Source: Chinese Steamed Buns (Mantou)

Try out these Chinese Steamed Buns (Mantou) by Daphne Goh! Mantou are plain steamed buns with no fillings and are traditionally consumed in Northern China as a staple food in contrast to rice as a staple food in Southern China. They are normally eaten plain and also commonly served as a side dish. While bao or baozi are usually stuffed with sweet or savoury fillings and are rounded in shape.

8. Colombian Black Bean Stew

Vegan Colombian Black Bean Stew

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This Colombian Black Bean Stew by Kimberly Espinel is not only super easy to make and utterly delicious, but also extremely healthy. Full of plant-based protein and fiber, it’s proof that plant-based food do not need to be complicated.

9. S’mores Cookie Bars

Vegan 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!

10. Butter Chick’n

Vegan Butter Chick’n

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This Butter Chick’n by Kathy Hester is a full-flavored curry sauce that can be served traditionally over a protein such as tofu, tempeh, or seitan. It also works great over steamed veggies, beans, or rice.

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