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A Vegan’s Take on All-American Food Recipes

By Diana D / February 1, 2018

You don’t have to forget your favorite dishes growing up now that you’re vegan because there are tons of substitutes that mimic taste and texture of all your pre-loved meals.

Enjoy these all-American vegan recipes your whole family will love and grow up on.



1. Accidentally Vegan Pancakes | Cider with Rosie

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The texture is lighter than light, and reminds me of the delicious Scotch pancakes I used to eat toasted and spread with butter as a post-school snack as a child.

2. Gluten Free Egg Free Bagels | Petite Allergy Treats

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Gluten Free Egg Free Bagels (Vegan and dairy free) These bagels are soft and chewy and great for sandwiches. A Food allergy WIN- Free of the Top 8.

3. Build Your Own Tofu Scramble | Veggies Save The Day

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Build Your Own Tofu Scramble and customize it however you like. Add you favorite vegetables and enjoy a hearty breakfast in minutes! (vegan, gluten free)

4. All-American Quinoa Chili Fries | Eat Healthy, Eat Happy

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Hearty veggie quinoa chili piled high on fresh oven fries. Full of flavor and fun, so not full of grease or meat. Easy, hip #meatlessmonday perfection.

5. Vegan Sausage Gravy and Biscuits | Karissa's Vegan Kitchen

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You'll love this veganized classic comfort food dish! This recipe for vegan sausage gravy and biscuits is the perfect weekend breakfast.

6. Fig Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette | My Darling Vegan

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This Fig Spinach Salad is made with fresh figs, avocado, toasted walnuts, and homemade balsamic vinaigrette for a delicious fall salad.

7. New England Vegan Clam Chowder | Vegan Huggs

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Warm up on a chilly night with this rich, creamy & hearty New England Vegan Clam Chowder. It takes 30 minutes and it's easy to prepare.

8. Rainbow Super Slaw | Be Good Organics

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This delicious crunchy and creamy dish will put to rest any childhood nightmares you have about coleslaw. Vegan, dairy free, and no refined sugar.

9. Beefless Beef Stew | The Nut-Free Vegan

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Keep warm this winter with a hearty bowl of this Beefless Beef Stew. It's a vegan take on the classic dish that's so good you'll never know it's meat-free.

10. Vegan American Goulash | Connoisseurus Veg

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Lentils and mushrooms are simmered up with macaroni pasta and smoky, savory tomato sauce to make this easy and comforting vegan American goulash.

11. Lemon-Caper Cauliflower Steaks with Creamy Horseradish Sauce | Blissful Basil

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These vegan lemon-caper cauliflower steaks with creamy horseradish sauce are bursting with flavor. Cauliflower “steaks” are soaked in a bright, tangy marinade and oven-roasted to perfection.

12. Vegan Chickpea Fried Steak | Living Vegan

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This Vegan Chickpea Fried Steak is derived from a few of my most popular recipes! Vegan Chickpea Parmesan, Crispy Chickpea Cutlets & Veggie Nuggets.

13. Vegan Salisbury Steak Meatballs with Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Mushroom Gravy | Connoisseurus Veg

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These vegan Salisbury steak meatballs are made from a savory base of chickpeas, served over mashed potatoes and smothered in mushroom gravy.

14. Smoky Southern-Style Meatless Meatloaf | Veganosity

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Delicious vegan BBQ meatloaf made with black beans and chickpeas for protein and a spicy homemade BBQ sauce. Meat lovers will love this!

15. 6 Ingredient Pulled Jackfruit | It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken

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6 Ingredient Pulled Jackfruit! A healthy and incredibly tasty vegetarian and vegan alternative to pulled pork or chicken. Quick and easy to make!

16. Vegan Crab Cakes | Eat. Drink. Shrink.

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If you long for the crab cake days as a plant based enthusiasts. Have no fear, because this recipe for vegan Crab Cakes with remoulade sauce will knock your socks off.

17. Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers | Catching Seeds

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These Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers are jam packed with flavor! This healthy recipe is gluten free, vegan and surprisingly easy to make.

18. Vegan Chicken Salad Sandwich | The Edgy Veg

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This vegan chicken salad sandwich is healthy and easily prepared in just a few minutes. The perfect vegan lunch for school or work or when you're in the mood for something quick and delicious.

19. Easy Mac and Cheese Recipe | Stacey Homemaker

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This kid-friendly, healthy easy mac and cheese recipe is the only macaroni recipe you'll need, take it from a mac cheese connoisseur! Vegan, gluten-free.

20. Vegan Pepperoni Pizza | Contentedness Cooking

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A vegan Pepperoni Pizza made from spicy marinated zucchini slices - "zucchironi". With a simple gluten-free crust and vegan cheese.

21. Vegan Cornbread for 2 | Minimalist Baker Recipes

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Crumbly, perfect vegan cornbread for two! Just 10 ingredients and less than 45 minutes required. The result is a classic, crumbly, sweet cornbread perfect for just 2 people!

22. Salted Caramel Apple Pie | Wallflower Kitchen

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What’s better than a warm, comforting apple pie? Salted caramel apple pie, that’s what. I’ve been wanting to try this recipe out for a while now and always knew it would be good (how could caramel + apple pie not be good?) but after tasting it, I think it might be one of the most delicious things I’ve ever tasted!

23. Vegan Glazed Donuts | House of Lovelock

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DON’T LET THE FACT THAT THESE ARE VEGAN SCARE YOU AWAY. You will want to BECOME a vegan once you eat these donuts.

24. Vegan Blueberry Pie | Unconventional Baker

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So I hereby present to you a pie crust that requires no rolling. No chance of it breaking, crumbling, or collapsing. It’s the easiest crust in the world {and easiest pie altogether for that matter}. Yet it’s as REAL as it gets. And it’s as delicious as it looks!

25. Healthy Snickers Overnight Oats | The Big Man's World

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This healthy overnight oats recipe has all the best bits of a snickers candy/chocolate bar, minus the added fats, butter and nasties AND packed with protein.

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