Granola Roll-Ups

Granola Roll-Ups

These granola roll-ups are packed with plant-based power to supply you with that MUCH needed energy on your busiest days. They are a perfect snack but also make for a great quick breakfast! You can make them in bulk and grab them and go about your day. Customize them...
Sausage Lettuce Wraps

Sausage Lettuce Wraps

We all have those days when we want to introduce a new dish to our family but don’t want to spend hours prepping and making the dish. These sausage lettuce wraps are a wonderfully flavorful and healthy twist on an egg roll they are super simple to make! They...
Tabouli Rice Salad

Tabouli Rice Salad

This tabouli rice salad is super tasty and like many of our other recipes, it’s simple to make and only requires a few ingredients! The salad is very light and refreshing so it’s perfect for those warmer days. Feel free to break it out at your next...
Sweet Mustard Tofu Wraps

Sweet Mustard Tofu Wraps

These sweet mustard tofu wraps are amazing in SO many ways. They are easy to make, packed with flavor, loads of plant-based protein, and perfect for those that are aiming to be even more health conscious! Try them out for your next family meal, we’re sure they...
Sugar Snap Pea Salad

Sugar Snap Pea Salad

This sugar snap pea salad is so flavorful and refreshing! This is a very tasty salad dish and the best part is that it only takes 15 minutes to put together. It’s the perfect salad to make when you want something simple and packed with a mouthwatering assortment...
Mock Crab Cakes

Mock Crab Cakes

Seafood is probably one of the hardest tastes to try to replicate on a plant-based diet and can often be a deal-breaker for some people that are in the transitioning process. Well my friends, worry no longer! These vegan mock crab cakes are incredible and will...
Mustard Potato Salad

Mustard Potato Salad

This mustard potato salad recipe is extremely simple to make and simply delicious! The delicious flavors from the mustard mix together so well and bring out all of the flavors in the salad. Make this dish for your next potluck, cookout, or add this to your plant-based...
Vegan Miso Soup

Vegan Miso Soup

Miso soup is one of the best parts of going to hibachi-style restaurants. A nice warm soup that you just never seem to have enough of! Now you don’t have to worry about that because not only can you have MORE but you can have it in the comfort of your own home! ...
Cinnamon Apple Waffles

Cinnamon Apple Waffles

Waffle time! We are bringing you all these AMAZING cinnamon waffles. They are quick and easy to make and hearty enough to serve as a healthy meal at ANY time of the day! Your little ones will love them and so will you. This is a great meal to add to your plant-based...
Vegan Hawaiian Pizza

Vegan Hawaiian Pizza

Pizza feeds the soul in every way imaginable. Warm, delicious and everything in between! This vegan Hawaiian pizza is definitely a game-changer! So many different flavors… Sweet, spicy, and savory, coming together to bring you this round (or whatever shape you...
Spring Tea Sandwiches

Spring Tea Sandwiches

These spring tea sandwiches are such easy and beautiful sandwiches to make for any special occasion or even just for fun. Make sure to let the kids join in on the sandwich construction, or even come up with a few new ideas on their own. It’s a fun and simple way...
Hummus Stuffed Mini-Peppers

Hummus Stuffed Mini-Peppers

These hummus stuffed mini-peppers make an easy and delicious dish! It’s bright, fresh, and just the right touch of spice! The sweet chili sauce adds the perfect balance of sweet and spicy. It’s the perfect dish to bring your next gathering (very simple and...
Vegan Tortilla Soup

Vegan Tortilla Soup

Soup is by far one of my favorite comfort foods. All of the warm and aromatic flavors settle into your soul so perfectly! This vegan squash tortilla soup is everything you want in a soup, full of flavor, perfectly balanced, and light but hearty in its own way. It is...
Vegan Sausage Biscuits

Vegan Sausage Biscuits

Breakfast sandwiches have been a popular thing for as long as I can remember! They are super simple to make, absolutely scrumptious, and they’re handheld. Here at LGD, we have put together a vegan sausage biscuit for you guys and it is A-MAZ-ING (if we do say so...
Zucchini Tacos

Zucchini Tacos

Warmer days are right around the corner. It’s the time to sit outside, soak up the rays and enjoy a nice, cool breeze. These zucchini tacos are PERFECT for when you want to enjoy something light and refreshing! This recipe is full of flavor and a perfect...
Vegan Rice Sloppy Joes

Vegan Rice Sloppy Joes

These “not so sloppy” rice sloppy joes are insanely delicious! They’re full of bold flavors and 100% vegan. It’s a super easy meal that can be prepared in a short amount of time. This recipe would be a great addition to your plant-based meal...
Vegan Squash with Creamy Garlic Sauce

Vegan Squash with Creamy Garlic Sauce

This vegan squash with creamy garlic sauce is a game-changer! It’s quick and packed with flavor. It’s a very sensible and filling meal, so you can eat it without feeling guilty. Make this recipe and enjoy it in under 30 min! What’s not to love about...
Asian Coleslaw with Avocado

Asian Coleslaw with Avocado

MMM MMM! This Asian coleslaw with avocado has become our new favorite! It only contains a few ingredients and best of all, it is VERY simple to make. Sometimes life gets hard and the last thing on your mind is making food. Thanks to easy plant-based meals like this...
Pistachio Pesto Pasta

Pistachio Pesto Pasta

You’re going to love this pistachio pesto pasta! It’s very creamy and full of flavor. This would be a great recipe to add to your arsenal of easy plant-based meals! It helps satisfy all of those cravings and is perfect for those moments where you want...
Vegan Loaded Potato Soup

Vegan Loaded Potato Soup

This loaded baked potato soup is exactly what you have been looking for. Let’s say you just started on your journey to becoming a plant-based family. You love soup, but the creamy part is missing because you can’t use dairy. If you continue down this path...
Vegan Curry Mustard Cauliflower

Vegan Curry Mustard Cauliflower

Cauliflower has slowly crept it’s way up to becoming a household favorite! Its versatility and ability to mix perfectly with so many different flavors makes this veggie a go-to! This curry mustard cauliflower is a warm and spicy recipe that has definitely become...
White Bean Parsnip Soup

White Bean Parsnip Soup

Soup is awesome! Throw a bunch of stuff in a pot, wait some time, end up with a delicious masterpiece… what is there not to love?! This white bean and parsnip soup works! An aromatic mixture of flavors combines with a smooth, creamy texture, it’s to die...
Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Waffles

Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Waffles

These peanut butter and banana waffles are out of this WORLD! The mix of flavors is great, the creaminess of the peanut butter and the moisture of the banana make these irresistible! Make sure you make enough because 1 waffle just won’t cut it. This Peanut...
Vegan Mushroom Tacos

Vegan Mushroom Tacos

In case you all haven’t noticed, we LOVE tacos here at LeanGreenDad but then again, WHO DOESN’T?! These vegan mushroom tacos are very tasty and deceivingly healthy! The kids will love them and so will you. Try these out at your next family taco night! This...
Vegan Tofu Fried Rice

Vegan Tofu Fried Rice

This vegan tofu fried rice recipe is awesome and can be made in under 20 minutes!  It’s super tasty and packed with quality plant-based power! You’ll love it and so will the little ones. Feel free to keep it simple or customize it to your liking and...
Quick and Easy Vegan Green Pea Wrap

Quick and Easy Vegan Green Pea Wrap

We all have those days that seem endless. You wake up, take the kids to school, go to work, take the kids to practice, etc. The last thing we want to do is go home to cook dinner. Luckily, this vegan Green Pea Wrap can be made in no time and is perfect for those...
The Easiest Vegan Chili

The Easiest Vegan Chili

We can all agree that chili is a delicious dish, the biggest downfall is how long it takes to make. Here at LGD, we have put together the easiest vegan chili recipe. YAY!  Make this whenever you’re craving a nice, warm, hefty bowl of chili! You could also make a...
Grits with Tomatoes & Spinach

Grits with Tomatoes & Spinach

This grits with tomatoes & spinach is a great, easy recipe. I love instant grits that come in the single serve packets, because they make it so easy to put together a healthy and filling meal. This recipe is written for a single serving. Just up the ingredients...
Cream of Beet Soup

Cream of Beet Soup

This cream of beet soup recipe makes a very light and airy soup that is delicious served either hot or cold. In the heat of the summer, you can cook it the night before to have a nice chilled soup to serve the next day. This soup is also perfect for high intensity...
Rice & Cornichon Salad

Rice & Cornichon Salad

Cornichon pickles are my absolute favorite kind of pickles, and if you haven’t tried them before, you are in for a delicious surprise. They are very tart and crisp and pair wonderfully with the flavor of Campari tomatoes. In France, this recipe is traditionally done...
Chili Garlic Noodle Bowl

Chili Garlic Noodle Bowl

For this chili garlic noodle bowl recipe, we used rice noodles. Rice noodles are a great option, especially if someone has a gluten sensitivity. I used the pad Thai sized noodles that can be found in the Asian foods section of the grocery store. The chili garlic sauce...
Butter Bean Stir Fry

Butter Bean Stir Fry

This butter bean stir fry brings me back to when my grandmother used to grow butter beans in her garden, and I love them. If you have not had them before, they resemble extra large lima beans, but with more of a yellow color. This recipe makes for a super fast...
Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

With this vegan pumpkin pie recipe taking less than 10 steps to make, you can’t go wrong. Plus, it is delicious and nutritious, which just makes it an added bonus. Yum! This Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe is: less than 10 steps to make an easy vegan recipe a dessert...
Pasta with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes

Pasta with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes

This pasta with spinach and cherry tomatoes is very hearty and filling, but best of all nutritious! Take note that the recipe is written for a single serving, because it makes it simple to remember the amounts of ingredients needed. It is very easy to modify to serve...
Kale & Brussel Sprouts Salad

Kale & Brussel Sprouts Salad

I’ll admit that this kale & brussel sprouts salad recipe is a spin off of a salad that is currently popular at a restaurant near you. Who was it that said that copying was the sincerest form of flattery? The mixture of fresh ingredients makes it sweet, and...
Vegan Cheesy Potato Pockets

Vegan Cheesy Potato Pockets

These vegan cheesy potato pockets are definitely cheesy but in a good way! They only take a few minutes to put together and enjoy. Have the little ones help you out, they’ll have a blast making them and you’ll have a blast watching them! This Vegan Cheesy...
Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

These delicious vegan carrot cake pancakes may change the way you and your family look at breakfast…FOREVER! In addition to being extremely tasty, they can be made in no time. You can use boxed carrot cake or spice cake mix to get those warm flavors we all know...
Vegan Bean Burrito

Vegan Bean Burrito

These vegan bean burritos will have you dancing a salsa, while you’re eating salsa! The prepared vegetarian refried beans is the reason that this recipe is so quick and easy to make. The kids can get them all folded and ready to go, and all that is left to do is...
Beet & Potato Salad

Beet & Potato Salad

This beet & potato salad recipe is a European style salad that is as easy to put together as it is to enjoy. But I get it. Salad…who wants another one of those, right? Vegan diets don’t have to be boring salad and greens. You can totally change it up...
Vegan Spinach Cream Pasta

Vegan Spinach Cream Pasta

You will love this vegan spinach cream pasta. This is a hearty and nutritional pasta that can be whipped up quickly on those evenings when you walk in from work tired and hungry. This Vegan Spinach Cream Pasta Recipe is: an easy vegan meal very filling and hearty,...
Mushroom Leek Soup

Mushroom Leek Soup

This mushroom leek soup is so rich and creamy, but the flavors are light and simple. It pairs perfectly with a quiet evening at home. Maybe put the kids to bed early and enjoy this one with a glass of red wine. You deserve it! This Mushroom Leek Soup Recipe is: an...
Vegan Potato Corn Chowder

Vegan Potato Corn Chowder

We love this vegan potato corn chowder soup. The addition of cauliflower rice and parsley really makes this recipe stand out! Plus, this soup is delicious! It can be made, and stored, in the fridge to be eaten for a few days. For larger families, or to have again...
Hot and Sour Noodle Bowl

Hot and Sour Noodle Bowl

For this hot and sour noodle bowl, you will be asked to make it again and again. My family was rushing to get seconds, of this delicious soup, when I made it the other day. The balance between the sweet and sour is absolutely delicious. Forget about that fast food...
Sweet Apple & Raspberry Grits

Sweet Apple & Raspberry Grits

Sweet apple & raspberry grits are an excellent option, in the morning. Do you eat breakfast in the morning? Some folks might fast, others might need to fill the tank up early as soon as they wake up. Whatever you do, this is a great new option for your plant-based...
Sweet & Spicy Cabbage Salad

Sweet & Spicy Cabbage Salad

This sweet & spicy cabbage salad will really brighten up your day. Cabbage for me has always been one of those things that I love to add to a salad to really have some color when I make large mixes for parties. The crisp and crunchy feeling it provides really...
Irish Coffee Frozen Yogurt

Irish Coffee Frozen Yogurt

This Irish Coffee frozen yogurt will help you satisfy your sweet tooth and do an Irish jig at the same time. Easy to make and so delicious. Just a few simple ingredients and you are on your way to a Happy St. Paddy’s Day any time of year! Irish Coffee Frozen...
The Best Vegan Hot Dog Recipe

The Best Vegan Hot Dog Recipe

You have got to try this vegan hot dog recipe. I know that there are lots of ways to eat “not-dogs,” but this version has been a favorite in our household for years, and the broccoli sprouts add a punch of extra nutrition. We make ours on the George...
Vegan Cheesy-Dog Wontons

Vegan Cheesy-Dog Wontons

I never would have thought that I would love these vegan cheesy-dog wontons, as much as I do, but they are so good. We are all about the unexpected deliciousness for this one, folks! The kids will have a blast creating this quick and easy fun-food recipe. Putting...
Chickpea Salad With Avocado Sandwich

Chickpea Salad With Avocado Sandwich

This chickpea salad with avocado sandwich really hits the spot. This recipe has so much flavor, that it will brighten up your day. Since making the recipe is so simple, your kids might even enjoy making it with you. Your plant-based family can make this for lunch,...
Winter Vegan Salad Recipe

Winter Vegan Salad Recipe

This vegan salad recipe is sweet, crisp and spicy. It makes an excellent lunch to perk you up in the middle of the day, or a lovely light dinner that will leave you room for dessert. This Vegan Salad Recipe is: easy to make totally satisfying a great side item to your...