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20 Plant Based Recipes to Fuel Your Body

These 20 Plant Based Recipes to Fuel Your Body offers vegetarian, nutrient rich meals that your family will love. There is a little something for everyone! 


20 Plant Based Vegetarian Recipes



I recently asked my readers what they wanted more of in 2019. Vegetarian, plant based meals was one of the requests. I am working on some great recipes for 2019 that will be vegetarian, plant based and full of nutrients, so stay tuned! 

In the meantime I am rounding up 20 Plant Based Recipes to Fuel Your Body from A Cedar Spoon and some of my fellow food bloggers. These recipes would be great for lunch or dinner and are packed with protein, to leave you feeling energized and nourished. Each recipe offers something unique, and mixes rich, deep flavors. I hope you find some recipes you can incorporate into your weekly meal plan. 

Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup is a meatless soup recipe packed full of flavor! Cumin, turmeric, coriander, paprika and cinnamon compliment the red lentils and carrots, creating a creamy, filling soup. 

Moroccan Carrot Red Lentil Soup // A Cedar Spoon 

Creamy Carrot & Parmesan Pasta // bell’alimento

Vegetable Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms // Taste Love and Nourish

Instant Pot Vegan Chili // Food Faith Fitness 

Mediterranean Hummus Toast with Za'atar on White Plate

Mediterranean Hummus Toast with Za’atar // A Cedar Spoon 

Vegan Stuffed Pepper Soup // Peas & Crayons 

Eggplant Parmesan // Stuck on Sweet 

Thai Coconut Zoodle Soup - yum

Thai Coconut Zoodle Soup // A Cedar Spoon 

One Pot Kale Broccoli Chickpea Orecchiette Pasta // A Cedar Spoon 

Roasted Veggie Winter Bowls // the view from great island 

Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai // Spoonful of Flavor 

Mediterranean Flatbread is a quick and easy vegetarian meal made on your favorite flatbread or naan. Your favorite Mediterranean flavors of hummus, olives, artichokes, roasted peppers, feta cheese, tomatoes, red onion and balsamic glaze create a colorful, flavor packed appetizer or meal. 

Mediterranean Flatbread // A Cedar Spoon 

Slow Cooker Wild Rice Vegetable Soup // Kristine’s Kitchen 

One Pan Mexican Quinoa // foolproof living 

Mediterranean Bean Salad packs chickpeas, white beans, your favorite Mediterranean vegetables and feta cheese into one healthy salad and is topped with a light lemony dressing. This works perfectly as a side dish to a meal or even as lunch with pita bread and hummus. 

Mediterranean Bean Salad // A Cedar Spoon

Vegan Red Curry Zucchini Noodle Bowls // The Roasted Root 

Mediterranean Sorghum Tabbouleh and Chickpea Lettuce Wraps create a light, healthy meal using the flavors of Lebanon. A Sorghum Quinoa Brown Rice blend is combined with Tabbouleh and placed in a lettuce wrap with roasted chickpeas. 

Sorghum Tabbouleh and Chickpea Lettuce Wraps // A Cedar Spoon 

Farro Stuffed Peppers // Wonky Wonderful 

Garlic Roasted Vegetable Pasta // The Lemon Bowl 

Homemade Minestrone Soup // A Cedar Spoon 

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Tuesday 21st of January 2020

Hi Julia, this post was amazing, I had fun looking at the images. My favorite has to be the lentil soup. I am a big fan of Dhal and rice, which lentils are used in this dish also and it is really delicious you should try it sometime.

Jessica Bailey

Thursday 16th of January 2020

Thank you for this recipe roundup! The vegan plant based diet really helped me get healthy after my last pregnancy.


Friday 17th of January 2020

You are welcome! Glad to hear it.


Tuesday 7th of May 2019

What a great options for vegetarians like me, thank you so much for sharing. I can wait to try some of them


Tuesday 7th of May 2019

Hope you find some you like!

Anna @

Thursday 4th of April 2019

Wow great list Julia. I don't think I have ever saved so many recipes at once. The pictures all look so good. -Anna


Thursday 4th of April 2019

Hope you enjoy them!


Tuesday 26th of March 2019

This is a great list! I've been plant-based for a while now and the health benefits are amazing. It's amazing how quickly your tastes change too!