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30 Best Vegan Meals To Trick Non-Vegans

By Diana D / January 9, 2018

Let the food speaks for itself.  No magic, no tricks just a few tweaks and creativity these dishes could pass as the original without thinking otherwise.

Capture some of the best vegan meals that everyone in the family wouldn’t know are much healthier, flavorful and filling than their non-vegan counterparts.

1. Vegan Eggplant Gyros | Delish Knowledge

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Vegan Eggplant Gyros! Zaatar seasoned eggplant stuffed into warm pita and topped with juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumbers and the BEST hummus-dill sauce.

2. Vegan Jamaican Patties | Broke foodies

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Vegan Jamaican Patties- Get your bake on, not bacon, with this easy recipe for vegan Jamaican patties !

3. Best Ever Vegan Cinnamon Rolls | Sweet Like Cocoa

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How to describe these homemade vegan cinnamon rolls: a-mazing. Don’t be fooled, these classic cinnamon swirls are much easier to make than you think!

4. Homemade Vegan Twinkies with Coconut Whipped Cream Filling | Heart of a Baker

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Vegan twinkies a version of the childhood favorite, Twinkies will get a vegan makeover with a perfect coconut whipped cream filling!

5. Classic Vegan Noodle Soup | The Vegan 8

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Classic Vegan Noodle Soup. Meat-less, without the chicken, classic noodle soup is comforting and warming. Made oil-free and in one pot. Classic reinvented.

6. Quinoa Tortilla Soup | The Healthy Maven

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Swap the chicken for quinoa in this healthy vegetarian Quinoa Tortilla Soup recipe! Quinoa is high in fiber and protein and makes a great non-meat alternative in this spicy Mexican soup.

7. 5 Minute Tofu Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe | Vegan Richa

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This Tofu Egg Salad Sandwich comes together in 5 minutes, uses pantry ingredients, is super easy. Vegan Egg-less Recipe. Quick Breakfast or Lunch

8. Vegan "Tuna" Salad | Veganosity

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A close alternative to real tuna salad. Made with white beans and palm hearts.

9. The Ultimate Bean & Mushroom Burger | Vegan Huggs

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This Ultimate Bean & Mushroom Burger passes the test! It won't fall apart and it's hearty, satisfying, smoky & bursting with rich umami flavor!

10. Creamy Vegan Mac and Cheese | Vegan Yumminess

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No, it isn’t cheese…even though it kind of looks like it. Instead, it’s a creamy, flavorful alternative to the dairy stuff that will leave you richly satisfied in your decision to leave the cows alone.

11. Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff | Vegan Huggs

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This Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff is savory, comforting and oh-so creamy! It's nut-free and much healthier than its non-vegan counterpart.

12. Vegan Meatballs | Wholefully

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At last, meatless meatballs that don’t call for any specialty ingredients! These Easy Vegan Meatballs are relatively simple and perfectly meaty.

13. Vegan Margherita Pizza Recipe | The Little Blog Of Vegan

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I am just obsessed and had to make a pizza at home I could enjoy whenever. Vegan, gluten-free, wheat-free, egg-free

14. 30 Minute 1 Pot Mexican Chili | The Vegan 8

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30 Minute 1 Pot Vegan Mexican Chili. This chili is the most amazing vegan chili ever. SO much flavor, yet meatless, filling, hearty and made with red and black

15. Vegan Sesame 'Prawn' Tofu Toasts | Poppy and the Bees

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Crunchy on the outside, squishy in the middle and all kinds of yummy. These 'Fakeaway' prawn toasts made with tofu are an indulgent vegan treat!

16. Crispy Breaded Tofu Steaks | It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken

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Moist and tender tofu, zingy tomato marinade, with a crispy breadcrumb coating. A quick and easy recipe that is perfect for serving with potatoes and veg. Gluten free option.

17. Balsamic BBQ Seitan and Tempeh Ribs | One Green Planet

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These ribs are indulgent, delicious and will satisfy any BBQ cravings you may get. Serve them with some mashed potatoes and cole slaw or your favorite BBQ fixin’s. They make a great appetizer or entree.

18. 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.

19. Easy Vegan Spring Rolls | The Lazy Broccoli

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This vegan, chinese-style spring rolls are super easy - only 3 ingredients are needed for the filling - and authentic. Even non-vegans will be impressed!

20. 4 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Ice Cream | The Vegan 8

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The BEST vegan dairy-free and oil-free chocolate ice cream out there and is the healthiest. Made with sweet potatoes, chocolate and coconut milk

21. Easy Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake | The Movement Menu

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Best, no bake, easy vegan raspberry cheesecake! This cheesecake is completely refined sugar free, paleo, raw and absolutely delicious!

22. Low Carb Dark Chocolate Blackberry Tart | Pretty Pies

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No dairy or grains and no baking involved in this Low-Carb Dark Chocolate Blackberry Tart

23. Gluten Free Vegan Brownies | Beaming Baker

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Gluten Free Vegan Brownies (V+GF): a one bowl recipe for the best gluten free vegan brownies made with simple, whole ingredients. Vegan, Gluten Free.

24. Vegan Almond Butter Cups | Loving It Vegan

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Easy and delicious vegan almond butter cups. This salty and sweet dessert is fabulously rich, uses just 3-ingredients and satisfies every craving!

25. Healthy Popsicles with Kiwi & Pineapple | Vegan Heaven

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Healthy popsicles are the best refreshment on hot summer days! These homemade popsicles are completely sugar-free and contain lots of vitamins and nutrients

26. Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate | Lauren Caris Cooks

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Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate that is JUST as good as the original dairy version! Crank up your winter with this luxurious and quick hot drink!

27. Red Velvet Hot Chocolate | The Green Life

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A cozy pink hot chocolate packed with health-boosting properties! Beets lend this elixir its gorgeous pink color. Sugar-free, vegan and totally delicious.

28. Almond Milk Chai Latte | The Foodie Teen

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Creamy, delicious and full of warming spices, this easy + healthy dairy-free latte only has a handful of ingredients and will be ready in less than 5 minutes!

29. Skinny Blackberry Margaritas | Dinners Dishes and Desserts

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Skinny Blackberry Margaritas are perfect for Cinco de Mayo, or just a night on the porch.

30. Classic Piña Colada | Rhubarbarians

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Summer in a glass! This classic pina colada is a Caribbean favorite. Pineapple juice, rum, coconut cream, and ice are all you need to make this at home!

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