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35 Amazing Plant-Based Superfood Recipes

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Superfoods are nutrient-dense foods that are known for their health benefits. If you’re looking for a new plant-based meal to try out that is also packed with nutrient-dense ingredients you’ve come to the right place. The good news is all the plant-based superfood recipes on this list are suitable for a vegetarian diet (mostly vegan superfoods), and they’re also all gluten-free!

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Plant-Based Superfood Breakfast Recipes

These plant-based breakfast recipes featuring vegan superfoods are sure to become household staples for starting your day with options for boosts of antioxidant properties and even plant sourced omega-3 fatty acids.

Easy Breakfast Quinoa with Blueberries and Cinnamon
Want a delicious superfood packed breakfast? Look no further! This breakfast quinoa bowl is a great alternative to oatmeal.
Some people with celiac disease also can’t tolerate oats, which makes this protein and antioxidant-rich recipe a great idea.
Get the recipe for quinoa with blueberries and cinnamon here.
breakfast quinoa with spoon and blueberries
Zucchini Bread Protein Pancakes
Looking for an easy way to sneak some veggies into your breakfast? 
These pancakes have an extra punch of protein and will totally satisfy you.
Get the recipe for zucchini bread protein pancakes here.
pouring maple syrup on top of zucchini protein pancakes
Healthy Açaí Smoothie Bowl
This Healthy Açaí Smoothie Bowl takes only five minutes to make and is loaded with health boosting antioxidants, protein and plenty of good fats! 
Top it with goji berries for an extra immune system boost.
Get the recipe for this healthy acai smoothie bowl here.
healthy acai smoothie bowl topped with strawberries held up by hands
Breakfast Quinoa Apple Bowl
Add some wholesome sweetness to your morning breakfast routine with this filling and fruit-packed Breakfast Quinoa Apple Bowl.
Topped with crunchy apples, creamy bananas, and chewy raisins then sprinkled with cinnamon and brown sugar, this easy-to-make breakfast treat will win you over in no time!
Get the recipe for this breakfast quinoa apple bowl here.
breakfast quinoa apple bowl plant based gluten free breakfast
Strawberry Banana Acai Bowl
Enjoy a strawberry banana acai berries smoothie in a bowl topped with honey granola, toasted coconut, and chia seeds.
It’s the perfect superfood breakfast that will feel like eating ice cream while getting lots of extra fruit into your day.
Get the recipe for this strawberry banana acai smoothie here.
acai bowl superfood breakfast topped with strawberries, walnuts, coconut, and chia seeds
Chia Pudding Breakfast Bowl
If you are looking for an easy breakfast that feels light but will keep you feeling satisfied, check out this chia pudding breakfast bowl. It’s not only delicious but good for you too. Loaded with superfoods, it’s healthy, nutritious, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, grain-free, and keto-friendly plus loaded with omega-3 fatty acids from the chia
Get the recipe for this chia pudding breakfast bowl here.
chia pudding breakfast bowl with blueberries
Oat Milk Chia Pudding
Oat milk chia pudding is delicious and extremely nutritious! This healthy breakfast or snack is a great source of fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants! 
Just be sure to use a certified gluten free oat milk or sub it with soy milk which is still creamy and higher in protein.
Get the recipe for oatmilk chia pudding here.
oat milk chia pudding topped with raspberries and blueberries on wooden boards

Find delicious store-bought gluten free vegan pudding options in this guide.

Plant-Based Snack Superfood Recipes

The plant compounds in these vegan superfood snack recipes are sure to nourish your body between meals.

Green Goddess Hummus
High in iron, protein and other valuable vitamins and minerals, this green goddess hummus is a real plant-based superfood powerhouse.
You can enjoy this hummus as a snack or part of a meal; it even makes a great veggie dip.
Get the recipe for green goddess hummus here.
White Bean Green Goddess Dip in wooden bowl with carrots and chips
Baba Ghanoush
The perfect, comforting and authentic baba ghanoush is full of garlic, tahini and eggplant.
It pairs well with almost everything from corn chips to veggies.
Get the recipe for baba ghanoush here.
plant based superfood baba ghanoush in bowl topped with olive oil, pomegranate, and pine nuts
Chocolate Superfood Energy Balls
These superfood chocolate energy balls are made with dates, walnuts, hemp seeds, chia seeds and protein.
You can reach for these any time of day for a delicious and nutritious snack.
Get the recipe for chocolate superfood energy balls here.
vegan no bake chocolate superfood balls on cutting board
Roasted Carrot Dip
There are so many ways to use up carrots, but have you ever roasted them and created a dip?
It’s one of my favorite ways to enjoy carrots! It’s smoky, sweet, and garlicky.
Get the recipe for roasted carrot dip here.
plant based carrot dip in clay bowl on top of a wooden board
Homemade Guacamole
This creamy homemade guacamole is a game day classic. It's fully plant-based and gluten-free so it's perfect for a variety of dietary needs and preferences.
Serve it with your favorite gluten free tortilla chips or fresh vegetables!
Get the recipe for homemade guacamole here.
small white bowl of veggie guacamole on light blue plate
Muhammara is a Middle Eastern dip traditionally made from roasted red bell pepper, ground walnuts, Aleppo peppers, breadcrumbs, and pomegranate molasses. Sweet, tangy, smoky, and a little spicy, this post provides an easy muhammara recipe with step-by-step instructions to make this easy and delicious appetizer at home!
Get the recipe for muhammara here.
bowl of gluten free plant based muhammara topped with walnuts

Plant-Based Superfood Lunch and Dinner Recipes

These plant-based dinner and lunch recipes feature healthy foods that promote a balanced diet.

Gluten Free Tomato Soup In Blender
Tomatoes are full of vitamin C which can help your body’s immunity. This gluten free tomato soup is so easy to make it’s perfect for a weeknight dinner.
It’s also dairy-free which also makes it suitable for a vegan lifestyle.
Get the recipe for gluten free tomato soup here.
finished tomato basil soup with spoon
Southwestern Quinoa Salad
Did you know quinoa has all nine essential amino acids, which makes it a complete protein? This southwestern quinoa salad has all the delicious flavor of the south and it's a delicious, healthy gluten free bowl.
The great news is that it will keep you full for hours!
Get the recipe for southwestern quinoa salad here.
Mexican Quinoa Close Up with wooden spoon
Gluten Free Vegetable stew
With simple ingredients that provide a rich taste, this vegetable soup recipe will show you the best tips and tricks for emphasizing and bringing out the natural flavors of each vegetable.
It's a healthy meal full of plant-based nutrients
Get the recipe for gluten free vegetable stew here
gluten free vegetable stew
Copycat True Foods Kitchen Ancient Grains Bowl
This beautiful bowl is abundantly filled with ancient grains and vegetables: sweet potatoes, red onion, snow peas, and mushrooms, all capped off with a gorgeous ripe avocado.
So much goodness in one pretty little bowl.
Get the recipe for this copycat true foods kitchen ancient grains bowl here.
Copycat True Foods Kitchen Ancient Grains Bowl topped with homemade dressing and avocado
Quinoa Sweet Potato Chili
This quick Quinoa Sweet Potato Chili is the perfect superfood! It makes healthy eating easy.
You will love this dish because it's vegan, nut-free, and gluten-free.
Get the recipe for quinoa sweet potato chili here.
Quinoa Sweet Potato Chili
Moroccan Sweet Potato Nourish Bowl
Need some new delicious dinner options?
This flavorful spiced Moroccan sweet potato nourish bowl is filled with healthy ingredients like crispy chickpeas, quinoa and lemon juice.
Get the recipe for Moroccan sweet potato nourish bowls here.
gluten free plant based sweet potato nourish bowl
Instant Pot Spinach Dal
Spinach Dal or Dal Palak is a one-pot meal made with spinach, red lentils, moong dal, and basic spices.
It is an easy and quick recipe for a healthy and nutritious curry.
Get the recipe for instant pot spinach dal here.
plant based superfood spinach dal in bowl
Mexican Chopped Salad
Delicious vegan Mexican chopped salad with avocado dressing makes the perfect lunch salad or an easy side dish for any Mexican feast.
This gluten free superfood salad is packed with fresh veggies, dietary fiber and plant based protein.
Get the recipe for this Mexican chopped salad here.
plant based superfood mexican chopped salad with avocado dressing
Cashew Carrot Ginger Soup
This thick & creamy cashew carrot ginger soup is an easy-to-make instant pot soup recipe.
It’s made with cashews, carrots, ginger, coconut milk and Thai red curry paste for a bit of spice. Plus it’s both vegan and gluten-free!
Get the recipe for cashew carrot ginger soup here.
Coconut Red Lentil Dahl
This red lentil dahl recipe is a healthy comfort food staple. It’s made with superfood ingredients and packed with nutrition and flavor. Vegan recipes don't have to be cold or boring; this meal is full of flavor and warmth.
Get the recipe for coconut red lentil dahl here.
vegan coconut red lentil dahl in white bowl with spoon topped with parsley
Keto Tabbouleh Salad
A delicious twist on tabouli, this salad uses hemp seeds for a delicious boost of plant-based protein.
With juicy cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and loads of fresh herbs, this gluten-free and grain-free tabbouleh will be a firm favorite!
Get the recipe for kale tabbouleh salad here.
gluten free vegan taboule salad in bowl topped with cucumber and tomato
Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad
Healthy, delicious and tasty – this Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad is a great side-dish or light, meat-free meal.
It’s fresh, nourishing, perfect for all occasions and can be made ahead of time.
Get the recipe for this sweet potato quinoa salad here.
sweet potato quinoa salad in bowl with wooden spoon
Warm Roasted Veggie Quinoa Salad
This healthy warm roasted veggie quinoa salad is a nutrient-packed delicious recipe you must try!
Drizzled with a creamy toasted sesame dressing, it will be your new favorite meal!
Get the recipe for this warm roasted veggie quinoa salad here.
warm quinoa salad topped with avocado and sesame dressing
Oven Baked Okra
This oven baked okra is a delicious side dish that’s perfect for when you’re tired of the same old veggies.
It’s nutrient dense and so delicious.
Get the recipe for oven baked okra here.
white bowl of roasted okra

Plant-based Beverage Superfood Recipes

You’ll fall in love with these delicious vegetarian superfood beverages. Some are light and refreshing, some warm and comforting–but all packed with plant-based superfood nutrition!

Blueberry Orange Smoothie
This refreshing blend of citrus and blueberries will be a favorite with adults and kids alike! Sweet, without the added sugar, what could be better?
You can even turn this fresh fruit smoothie recipe into a popsicle for a wonderful summer treat.
Get the recipe for this blueberry orange smoothie here.
blueberry orange smoothie image 2
Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake Recipe
This chocolate peanut butter protein shake is gluten free, dairy free and vegan. It’s the perfect balance of protein and carbs.
This shake is a delicious treat that is sure to satisfy your craving for chocolate peanut butter without the sugar crash that comes after.
Get the recipe for this chocolate peanut butter protein shake here.
gluten free protein shake with chocolate, banana, peanut butter and cinnamon on blue cloth
Spinach Cucumber Smoothie
This spinach cucumber smoothie is refreshing and light with a tropical flair!
Sweet pineapple, crisp cucumber, and nutrient-packed spinach make a delicious and healthy breakfast.
Get the recipe for this spinach cucumber smoothie here.
spinach cucumber smoothie topped with mango
Healthy Vegan Hot Chocolate
This Healthy Vegan Hot Chocolate combines cacao powder, maca powder, cinnamon, cayenne, almond milk, and a touch of maple syrup.
Maca is rich in antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins; this adaptogenic powder has a nutty, malty flavor.
Get the recipe for this healthy vegan hot chocolate here.
maca superfood hot chocolate in white mug
Delicious Kale Smoothie
The only kale smoothie recipe you’ll ever need: not only good for you, but also delicious!
This detoxifying protein-packed green smoothie tastes amazingly refreshing and only takes 5 minutes to make!
Get the recipe for this delicious kale smoothie here.
kale banana smoothie in glass topped with curly kale leaf
Avocado Green Smoothie
This Avocado Green Smoothie is nutrient-dense, satiating and so delicious!
Plus, these ingredients are excellent sources of antioxidants, protein, vitamins and minerals thanks to the superfood, Moringa!
Get the recipe for this avocado green smoothie here.
avocado and moringa green smoothie in mason jar with striped straw
Superfood Green Smoothie
This smoothie, made with superfoods, is going to become your new favorite way to drink your veggies.
It is super easy to make, delicious, and makes the perfect breakfast smoothie to keep you full until lunch.
Get the recipe for this superfood green smoothie here.
superfood green detox smoothie in mason jar with pomegranate and beets in background
Chocolate Cherry Vegan Smoothie
A classic combination, this smoothie is a creamy and indulgent snack! You can use fresh or even frozen fruits.
Made with a blend of plant-based protein, superfoods, and chocolate, this smoothie is sure to bust through a mid-afternoon slump!
Get the recipe for this chocolate cherry vegan smoothie here.
chocolate cherry protein shake in a mason jar with purple straw

Which was your favorite plant-based superfood idea?

One of the best ways to make sure your diet is full of essential nutrients is to add in some great new plant-based recipes.

Which of these nutritious foods is your favorite? Try out a superfood smoothie or one of the other fantastic meals on this list and let us know which is your favorite!

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