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20 Healthy Plant-Based Recipes to Kick Start the New Year

Sharon Palmer

Let’s start the new year off right with these beautiful plant-based recipes from some of my favorite bloggers. Filled with vibrant greens, fresh fruits, and hearty lentils, these 20 Healthy Plant-Based Recipes to Kick Start the New Year are sure to brighten up your kitchen and add some variety to your daily routine!

20 Healthy Plant-Based Recipes to Kick Start the New Year

Breakfast Oats and Smoothies

Easy Coconut Milk Oatmeal with Fruits, Lara, Vanilla Crunnch (shown above)
Green CBD Oil Smoothie, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian
Savory Steel Cut Oats with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Tofu, Sharon Palmer, MSFS, RDN, The Plant-Powered Dietitian

Tropical Smoothie Bowl, Sarah McMinn, My Darling Vegan


Mexican Tequila Lime Chickpea Soup, Sophia Tsoukas DeSantis, Veggies Don’t Bite (shown above)
Red Lentil Stew, Sarah Newman, Vegan Chickpea
Vegan “No Clam” Chowder, Kaila Rose, Healthy Helper

Salads and Bowls

Greek Power Bowls, Kaleigh McMordie, RDN, Lively Table
Mandarin, Quinoa, and Kale Salad, Lisa Lotts, Garlic and Zest

Super Green Detox Salad, Sarah Aldrich, Well and Full (shown above)
Thai Noodle Salad, Dianne Wenz, Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice, Chickpeas, Black Pepper Hummus Bowl, Richa Hingle, Vegan Richa (shown above)
Warm Lentil Detox Salad, Kristie Williams-Yowell, The Mostly Vegan


Apple-Walnut Chickpea Salad Sandwich, Marlena Luna, Where You Get Your Protein

Guacamole Burrito with Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes and Black Beans, Julia Nickerson, Savory Tooth (shown above)
Kung Pao Cauliflower, Steve Dent, The Circus Gardeners’ Kitchen
Loaded Taco Fries with Lime Crema, Melanie McDonald, A Virtual Vegan
Roasted Butternut Squash Rigatoni, Idriss Amraoui,Broke Foodies

Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, Chelsey Amer, RDN, C IT Nutritionally (shown above)


Green Chia Pudding, Amy Katz, Veggies Save the Day (shown above)

For other favorite, healthful recipes to kick start your New Year, check out the following:

4-Way Meal Prep: Roasted Spiced Vegetables, Chickpeas and Quinoa
Mediterranean Edamame Quinoa Bowl
Green Goddess Buddha Bowl


4 thoughts on “20 Healthy Plant-Based Recipes to Kick Start the New Year

  1. I’m so ready to start eating healthier again. I was a little indulgent over the holidays. This post is just what I needed to inspire me again. Thank you for including my Green Monster Juice. I’ll be making one today 🙂

  2. What a delicious round up! I want to eat EVERY recipe!!! Thanks for including my quinoa stuffed sweet potatoes…I hope ya’ll enjoy this recipe as much as I do 🙂

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