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21 Worry-free High Calorie Vegan Recipes

By Diana D / February 12, 2018

When we think of calories, we think about obesity but a healthy amount of calories can actually help us maintain a desirable body weight, energy and adequate nutrients.

These vegan recipes will let you experience the joy of eating without too much calorie-counting as well as give you a fresh start in eating for a quality way of life.


1. Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pancakes | Minimalist Baker Recipes

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1-bowl, 15-minute vegan oatmeal pancakes that taste JUST like a chocolate chip oatmeal cookie. Refined-sugar- and butter-free!

2. Hippie Breakfast Bowl | Fried Dandelions

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This chia pudding is a total Hippie Breakfast Bowl—packed with nutrients to get your day off to a good start! (vegan, soy free, gluten free, nut free)

3. Homemade Chunky Paleo Granola with Clusters | Beaming Baker

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Homemade Chunky Paleo Granola with Clusters (V, GF): a cozy recipe for grain-free homemade granola packed with crunchy nuts and satisfyingly sweet clusters.

4. Healthy Vegan Breakfast Cookies | It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken

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Healthy Vegan Breakfast Cookies are a one bowl, easy to whip up snack that's the perfect, easy treat for the on the go breakfast.

5. Vegan Gluten free Cinnamon Roll Bread | Vegan Richa

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Vegan Gluten free Cinnamon Roll Bread - Yeast-free Gluten-free Grain-free Cinnamon bread Recipe. Soft, fluffy and amazing . Can be nut-free.  Besan(chickpea flour) Batter with cinnamon sugar swirls.

6. Avocado Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie | A Cookie Named Desire

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A creamy, thick avocado chocolate peanut butter smoothie that is like drinking a milkshake, but is secretly packed with healthy nutrients.

7. Paleo Tostones with Avocado Ranch Dip | Paleo Running Momma

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Paleo tostones {twice fried plantains) cooked in coconut oil and served with a Whole30 compliant avocado ranch dip. Crispy, savory and delicious!

8. Pumpkin Cornbread | Show Me The Yummy

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This pumpkin cornbread is a great, easy, vegan side dish for any meal! It's made with whole wheat pastry flour, coconut oil, and smothered in maple syrup!

9. Tahini | Simple Vegan Blog

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Tahini is a paste or sauce made from sesame seeds, used in Middle Eastern cuisine. You can eat tahini as a dip or you can use it to make hummus.

10. Gobi Manchurian | Cook With Manali

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Gobi Manchurian - deep fried crispy cauliflower florets tossed in a spicy indo-chinese sauce. Serve with fried rice or hakka noodles for a delicious treat!

11. Easy Coconut Curry Stir Fry Noodles with Glazed Tofu | Healthy Nibbles

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This easy coconut curry stir noodle dish is ready in 30 minutes. It makes a healthy gluten free and vegan meal for weeknights!

12. Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower and Tempeh Power Salad | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

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This turmeric roasted cauliflower and tempeh power salad vegan makes a yummy lunch or dinner with 10 grams of fiber, 12 grams of protein and 322 calories.

13. Vegan Wild Mushroom Stroganoff Soup | Rabbit and Wolves

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Stroganoff is transformed into an incredible plant based soup with delicious rich wild mushrooms and coconut cream takes the place of sour cream!

14. Coconut Crusted Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe | Well Vegan

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Complete with a savory marinade and a decadent, sweet chili cream sauce, this Coconut Crusted Tofu tastes just like a tropical beach vacation.

15. Pesto Caprese Sandwich | Summer + Spice

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This vegan sandwich takes the classic caprese sandwich to a whole other level.

16. Fall Harvest Burrito with Homemade Vegan Mayo | Veggies Don't Bite

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All the flavors of fall harvested inside a tortilla. Savory, sweet, tangy; smothered in healthy homemade vegan mayo for a rich, warm and comforting meal.

17. Baked Tofu Tacos w/ Creamy Cilantro Sauce | Veggie Inspired

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Baked Tofu Tacos - Cubed firm tofu marinated, baked and then stuffed into a tortilla with fresh toppings and a Creamy Cilantro Sauce.

18. Pulled Jackfruit Enchiladas | May I Have That Recipe

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You won't miss the meat in these Pulled Jackfruit Enchiladas! Filled with jackfruit and on a homemade sauce. Vegan or vegetarian, mild or hot, your choice!

19. Dark Chocolate Cashew Truffles I Only Came for the Cake

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Dark chocolate cashew truffles are rich in chocolate flavor, and just the right amount of sweetness to satisfy your after dinner {or lunch, or breakfast} sweet tooth.

20. Healthy Raspberry Crumble Bars Recipe | Sweetashoney

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Healthy Raspberry Crumble Bars with Coconut Flour and Chia Seed Jam. Gluten free, Vegan, Egg Free. A healthy clean eating dessert.

21. Vegan Chickpea Cookie Dough | Joyful Healthy Eats

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Vegan Chickpea Cookie Dough made in a blender.  A healthy eggless no bake cookie dough recipe to satisfy that sweet tooth! {gluten free, refined sugar free, dairy free}.

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