31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based August
Dig into vegan recipes all month long. | Table for Two
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Leos, it’s time. This is your month. Whether you’re into astrology or not, there’s something about feeling a sense of community with others born in the same month. You’ve got 31 full days to treat yourself right, so why not start by fueling your body with amazing plant-based food? Live it up during your birthday month, and celebrate by making yourself an incredible meal.

Not a Leo? No biggy. You could whip up one of these incredible vegan recipes for a Leo friend, or simply just enjoy on your own.

31 Vegan Recipes for a Perfectly Plant-Based August

1. Chickpea and Spinach Couscous With Cashews

This chickpea and spinach couscous recipe is packed with nutrition. | VegKitchen

Dinner for the whole family is served in one fell swoop. Makes for the perfect nutrient-packed dish that will keep appetites satisfied.

Get the recipe here.

2. Quinoa & Vegetable Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Quinoa-stuffed mushrooms are protein-packed. | Minimalist Baker

When people ask “Where do you get your protein?” don’t say a word, just send them this recipe.

Get the recipe here.

3. Vegan Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

These quesadillas are cheesy and nutritious. | Healthy Happy Life

Are you team Quesadilla or team Grilled Cheese? This recipe has definitely won us over into the quesadilla camp.

Get the recipe here.

4. Spicy Cucumber Salad with Pan-Fried Tofu

This cucumber salad has a spicy kick. | Eat Healthy Eat Happy

You know that wok you received as a wedding or housewarming present but haven’t used? Now’s the time.

Get the recipe here.

5. Asian-Flavored Quinoa Wraps

These Asian-flavored wraps are quick and easy to make. | Veg Kitchen

Easy to make and super tasty – a perfect summer lunch.

Get the recipe here.

6. Black Bean and Chickpea Taco Salad

This salad is a tasty twist on a Mexican classic. | Veggie Inspired

You can still partake in Taco Tuesday if you eat a taco salad.

Get the recipe here.

7. Crispy Rice Balls with Vegan Cheese

These crispy rice balls are like arancini. | It Doesn’t Taste Like a Chicken

It’s essentially vegan arancini – aka risotto stuffed with vegan mozzarella, rolled in breadcrumbs, then baked until golden brown. So much better than mozzarella sticks.

Get the recipe here.

8. Simple Rice and Veggies with Peanut and Tomato Sauce

Keep it simple with rice and veggies. | Vegan Sandra

Vegan fried rice – no fish sauce or egg required.

Get the recipe here.

9. Vegan Chicken Taquitos

chicken taquitos vegan
Add vegan chicken to this taquito recipe. | Namely Marly

Yes, you can actually make your own taquitos. They exist outside of the freezer aisle. Make sure you have a side of guac and salsa for dipping.

Get the recipe here.

10. Easy Vegan Pad Thai

Cook yourself a Thai takeaway. | My Darling Vegan

Once you learn to make vegan Pad Thai at home, you’ll never order takeout again.

Get the recipe here.

11. All-American Quinoa Chili Fries

all american chili fries
Indulge with quinoa loaded fries. | Eat Healthy Eat Happy

Loaded. Fries. Sharing optional.

Get the recipe here.

12. Spicy Vegan Peanut Butter Tofu with Sriracha

spicy sriracha peanut butter tofu
Mix together spicy sriracha and peanut butter tofu. | Kalyn’s Kitchen

Make a double batch of this spicy peanut sauce. You’re going to want to drown everything with it – tofu, veggies, noodles – it’s all fair game.

Get the recipe here.

13. Roasty Soba Bowl With Miso Tahini

This bowl may be simple, but it’s packed with flavor. | Isachandra

This roasty soba bowl is bursting with flavor.

Get the recipe here.

14. Easy Vegan Penne Pasta and Sausage

Vegan sausage and pasta is a simple family-friendly dish. | Namely Marely

Pasta and vegan sausage is the ultimate combination.

Get the recipe here.

15. Zucchini Noodle Cashew Stir Fry

Zucchini Noodle Cashew Stir Fry
Zucchini is the ideal egg noodle replacement. | Table for Two

Zoodles – eat the trend.

Get the recipe here.

16. The Ultimate Veggie Burger

The ultimate veggie classic. | Namely Marly

Comfort food never looked sexier.

Get the recipe here.

17. Gluten-Free Tofu & Green Bean Stir Fry Recipe

Ditch the takeaway app and cook this stir-fry from home. | Simply Gluten-Free

This dish is so much better than anything you can order from your local takeout joint, and you can make it in about the same amount of time it would take for the delivery person to get to your door. Bonus perk: no need to tip when you cook at home!

Get the recipe here.

18. BBQ Chickpea Flatbread Pizzas with Jalapeño Plum BBQ Sauce

Jalapeno sauce gives this dish a spicy kick. | Keepin it Kind

Definitely not your traditional pizza, but why be boring? These flatbreads are far from being one-note.

Get the recipe here.

19. Authentic Gazpacho

Gazpacho is the ultimate summer soup. | Gimme Some Oven

You can still have soup during the summer. Gazpacho is the perfect dish to cool you down yet satisfy a soup craving. Plus, just look at those croutons! Yum!

Get the recipe here.

20. Summer Peach Salad with Pistachios

This peachy salad is a guest-pleaser. | Well Vegan

This is one epic salad. Perfect for parties and potlucks.

Get the recipe here.

21. Grilled Avocado Stuffed With Veggie Quinoa

These grilled avocados are super creamy. | Recipes from a Pantry

Did you know when you grill avocados, they get even creamier? Yep, the perfect food just got even better.

Get the recipe here.

22. Vegan Crab Cakes

Ditch the shellfish and make vegan crab cakes. | Vegan Huggs

Crispy on the outside, moist and flaky on the inside. There’s nothing like the perfect vegan crab cake.

Get the recipe here.

23. One-Pot Tomato Olive & Lemon Spaghetti

This tomato spaghetti is simple and tasty. | My Goodness Kitchen

You know you’re an adult when you can whip up a one-pot-wonder that doesn’t come from a box.

Get the recipe here.

24. Tofu Poke Bowl

tofu poke bowl
Replace seafood with tofu. | Eating Well

Poke is the new “It” food. Sub salmon for tofu and you can eat like the cool kids.

Get the recipe here.

25. Summer Grilled Corn Salad With Cilantro Lime Dressing

This grilled corn salad is packed with healthy veggies. | Vegan Huggs

Nutritious and delicious. Eat the rainbow – it tastes amazing!

Get the recipe here.

26. Vegan Sweet and Sticky Teriyaki Meatballs

Sweet and Sticky teriyaki meatballs
Sticky, sweet, and super tasty. | Jessica in the Kitchen

Move over marinara, these meatballs are addictive with their unique Asian flavors.

Get the recipe here.

27. Vegan Lasagna Roll-Ups with Spinach Ricotta

Spinach ricotta makes these vegan lasagna roll-ups. | Zach Spuckler

Make individual portions of lasagna with this inventive preparation. Plus, that spinach ricotta is incredible!

Get the recipe here.

28. Zucchini Boats

Vegan Zucchini Boats
These zucchini boats are packed with protein. | My Whole Food Life

Summertime is zucchini season! Get your fill with these protein-packed handhelds.

Get the recipe here.

29. Creamy Vegan Lemon Pasta with Fresh Peas and Spinach

This lemon pasta is creamy and dairy-free. | Abras Kitchen

This pasta won’t weigh you down. It’s perfect for a weeknight family meal or summertime lunch.

Get the recipe here.

30. Vegetable Pakoras

Vegetable Pakoras
Jazz up your veggies by making them into pakoras. | Simple Vegan Blog

Not a fan of certain veggies? A little batter and frying could change that perspective.

Get the recipe here.

31. Vegan Portobello Mushroom Burger with Wasabi Sprouts

Five Spice Portobello Burger with Wasabi Sprouts
These black burger buns are charcoal-infused. | My Goodness Kitchen

Make your own charcoal-infused burger buns like the savvy vegan Martha Stewart you are.

Get the recipe here.

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