20 Perfectly Delicious Vegan Recipes for Kids and Adults
How many times have you worked tirelessly in the kitchen, preparing meals for your family, only to see that your kids don’t touch the food? Are you here looking for vegan recipes for kids?
I’ll provide you with a finely chosen list of 20 vegan recipes for kids and adults. Notice that I didn’t only say kids since you also want to enjoy this food.
After all, you’re cooking for your kids, why can’t you benefit from it too?
Vegan recipes for kids and adults
Here you will find great recipe ideas for the whole family. These recipes are easy to make and won’t take too much of your precious time. Recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included so you’ve got recipe ideas for the whole day.
These bites are the perfect vegan breakfast for kids and adults. They’re packed with protein and delicious flavors.
On a cold winter day, nothing is better than freshly made pumpkin pancakes. Drizzle it with maple syrup or top it with hot chocolate. Either way, this recipe is bound to become a family favorite.
Oh, I love a good french toast recipe. And this one really hits the spot! A perfect breakfast for you and your toddler to enjoy together as you bond over delicious french toast.
4. Cookies ‘n Cream Overnight Oats
Not only is this a perfect vegan recipe for kids, but it also requires no prep work in the morning. You simply toss all the ingredients in a mason jar the night before and pop it in the fridge. It’s all ready for you the next morning!
This is my #1 favorite! I have it for breakfast every day with different variations. No, I’m not sick of it yet.
5. Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding
Another overnight recipe, this chia pudding is full of omega 3, yet so chocolatey for your kids to enjoy. You’ll love it too since you won’t need to prepare any breakfast in the morning when your kids are whining that they’re starving!
Waffles are everyone’s favorite, from kids to adults. I never heard someone say they hate waffles. Have you?
Although this recipe requires an egg, you can easily make it vegan by swapping it for a flax egg. I made these muffins over the weekend and they barely lasted 3 days, they go so fast!
Find more breakfast ideas for babies and toddlers here!
This “cheesy” pasta will have your kids begging for seconds. Who doesn’t love mac ‘n cheese? With this vegan version, you won’t be harming any animals in the process.
These little hand pies are filled with protein and vegetables. They’re perfect for adding to your kid’s lunchbox for school since they’re a grab-n-go kind of lunch.
Another excellent choice for your kid’s lunchbox. These vegan quinoa cakes are delectable and flavorful. Why not try them yourself? I’m sure you won’t be disappointed!
Instead of filling a burrito with all the ingredients, keep it simple and toss it all together in a bowl. This is one of the popular go-to vegan recipes for kids and adults.
12. Vegan Tuna Salad
Did you know you can actually make vegan tuna? My husband made it a few weeks ago and we were blown away at how much it tasted like the real thing! Try it out for yourself and let me know in the comments what you think.
13. Vegan Egg Salad
Just like there’s vegan tuna salad, there’s also vegan egg salad. It’s actually one of my favorite vegan dishes! What a great lunch for you and your kids to enjoy while you have a relaxing picnic in the park.
This is a savory lunch recipe that your kids will likely think of like an omelet. Full of protein and you can add in any veggies that you and your family love. Peppers, scallions, herbs, everything goes!
Resembling the real deal, this bolognese is the perfect dinner recipe for the whole family. It’s made with lentils so you’ll still get the necessary protein, only from plants instead of animals.
Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. This definitely makes it to the list of vegan recipes for kids and you’ll love it too!
17. Vegan Lasagna
This lasagna is not just any sauce and cheese lasagna. Firstly, it’s vegan. Secondly, it’s filled with tasty vegetables to add to its nutritional value.
Everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs, whether you’re a kid, teen, or adult. That makes it a perfect vegan recipe for picky eaters. Using textured vegetable protein, you can still get a meatball recipe and the protein is right there.
This recipe is completely vegan yet it doesn’t require any cashews. Most “cheesy” recipes include cashews which need to be soaked for hours. With this vegan fettuccine alfredo, you don’t need to spend time with that. It’s a simple, yet tantalizing recipe for you and your kids!
No list of vegan recipes for kids is complete without a burger recipe. And not just any burger recipe. This one is surely going to be a favorite in your household, especially for you since it’s so easy to make!
To wrap up
Now that you have this amazingly helpful list of easy vegan recipes for kids and adults, you shouldn’t run out of ideas for a while!
Jot down your favorite recipes on this meal plan printable and hang it on your fridge.
Now your kids won’t be whining that they’re hungry. And they won’t be leaving their plates untouched.
Do you have other family-friendly vegan recipes? Let me know in the comments! I’m always searching for more.
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These are wonderful! I so appreciate you sharing each of these vegan recipes. Thank you so much for this post. I look forward to trying some.
You’re welcome, I hope you enjoy the recipes as much as I do!
This is such a great collection of recipes! I have a few vegan friends, and am always looking for ideas that I can easily make for get-togethers so that we all can eat the same things. Thanks for sharing!
I’m so glad this can help you! Your vegan friends will be thrilled.
Looking forward to trying a few of these vegan recipes, especially egg salad and burrito bowl! I am also going to see if my kids like the tofu nuggets and mac’n cheese!
Nadia, the egg salad is my favorite! I hope your kids enjoy these recipes.
Love these ideas! I have recently been exploring transitioning to eating completely Vegan. I got Parsomia back in April and eating has become a daily battle so I figure if all food is going to taste bad I might as well fuel my body with good things. These dishes look like something my family would enjoy with me. 🙂
Lyssa, that must be tough! These recipes should help you at least get the nutrients you need, while eating vegan.
This looks so amazing great choices and recipes
This is such a great list! I’ll be trying some of these with my daughter!
Thank you Mehaa, hope you both enjoy them!