Winter Vegan Comfort Food
June 23, 2021
Vegan comfort food such as vegetable curries and soups are some of the easy to prepare 30-minute winter meals that are high in flavour and nutrients while keeping costs low, our Chickpea Curry and Tomato Soup can be bulk prepped and frozen to enjoy on the chillier days.
Stay healthy with whole food vegan comfort food
As winter steadily stakes its claim on the calendar, the days are getting shorter, colder and for most of us even wetter… these sure don’t sound like the best conditions to be over the stove and yet, we now more than ever need our favourite vegan comfort food to keep us warm and hold off the chill of the winter months.
Classic Chickpea Curry
Chickpeas are a firm staple in plant-based wholefood diets. They are an awesome source of protein that’s also high in fibre, affordable and easy to work with. Our Chickpea Curry recipe preps and cooks in just 30 minutes and can be frozen for up to 3 months… fair trade, don’t you think?
Warming Tomato Soup
Tomato soup comes in many variations, all rich in flavour, comfort and packed nutrients such as iron, calcium, zinc and the ever essential Vitamin C. This Tomato soup is a versatile wintertime vegan comfort food that can be enjoyed on its own, with a yummy plant-based grilled cheese sandwich and even with crunchy cauliflower and broccoli for the low carb lovers amongst us. The added lentils give this winter classic a protein boost, making it all the more nutritious and filling. Lentils for this recipe may be from a can or soaked overnight to reduce cooking time.
Vegan Banana Porridge
Winter mornings are infamous for their shocking cold as you unravel out of your toasty blankets to start the day. For those mornings, here’s a quick and easy vegan banana porridge to have you feeling all warmed up from the inside!
Fruit Salad with Coconut Rice Pudding
Pudding for breakfast, lunch, or simply for pudding? That’s just how versatile this fruit salad with coconut rice pudding is. Use our suggested fruits, or switch it up with your own favourites for a delicious fusion of fresh fruits and creamy pudding.
A key benefit of whole food plant-based diets is the versatility of ingredients. The recipes we’ve shared with you make use of ingredients that can be bought in bulk and stored in the cupboard or freezer for months at a time without losing their health factor. This not only saves shopping and prepping time but also money! So why not go ahead and try these super easy and delicious winter warmers to boost your health and pockets while keeping your tastebuds happy!
If you like these quick plant-based meals, there’s plenty more for you to enjoy by giving our 30-day Veggie Challenge a try!