Across the globe people are ditching their stake for seitan and tuna for tofu. Veganism is on the rise, Veganuary is near over and the dirty little secret is… it doesn’t have to be that hard.
While meat and dairy substitutes are gaining popularity, they’re not always the cheapest option when your living on budget. Also, who has the time to soak their own oats or shred their own jackfruit?
Sometimes you just need a quick, cheap and yummy meal that will set you up. Lucky for you we have five of them ready to go:
African Peanut Stew
This is a quick and scrumptious way to rustle up something hearty and vegan with items you probably have in.
Kicking off with garlic and ginger and a load of healthy ingredients like sweet potatoes and peanut butter.
You’re in control of how chunky or smooth you like your stew; this recipe allows you to tailor it to your taste.
One thing is for certain that by adding some rice, you have some delicious textures that will fill you up, taste amazing and make you feel brilliant.
Black Bean and Avocado Enchiladas
I know what you’re thinking, surely Tex Mex can’t be vegan and good? Yes, yes it can. If you’re after enchiladas that are not only oozing with flavour but 100% vegan, look no further.
This recipe not only contains the info to make these amazing enchiladas but your own sauce too!
Adding coco powder unlocks a hidden richness to the sauce and can really make the dish stand out.
Be sure to check that your tortillas don’t contain lard and your ready to feed a whole party or just you, depending on how greedy your feeling after sampling these vegan delights.
Teriaki Noodle Bites
Since were traveling around the globe making vegan cheap eats, why not visit Flavourland Asia? AKA Teriaki Noodle Bites.
Made with some frozen veg, Teriaki sauce and noodles this dish takes no time at all and it a healthy vegan dinner.
You can take control of what goes in and get adventurous by adding some heat or zest depending on your palate. Basically, get raiding your cupboards and get creative!
Hummus & Grilled Vegetable Pizza
Next stop, Italy. Whilst hummus on pizza may sound odd, think of pitta and dips with added roasted veg and you have your fast, healthy and tasty take on a pizza.
Whilst you can make your own dough and hummus to save some dolla, if you’re looking for a fast option you can always pick up a tub of hummus and some raw dough balls from any major supermarket, stretch them and make them your base.
From there just smother that base in hummus and vegies and you have a Mediterranean meal fit to feed an empire.
Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup
If you find yourself with extra enchilada sauce from the earlier dish, it also makes a divine vegan soup.
You can thin it out, add some healthy beans and veggies, throw some sweet potatoes in for good measure and you have yourself a big, healthy soup!
The sweet potatoes work as a great chicken substitute and contrast the south west flavours to create this inexpensive meal.
But if it’s a smoother soup your looking for you can always pulse some cornflour and add that too. Side note, if your broth is gluten free your whole soup will be too.
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