28 PLANT-BASED Superfood Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Here is our Plant-Based Superfood Recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to begin with if you are looking for recipes as a Plant-based dieter.

To someone just beginning and wanted to try, a plant-based diet is any diet that focuses on foods derived from plant sources. Certainly, this can include fruit, vegetables, grains, pulses, legumes, nuts and meat substitutes such as soy products.

A plant-based diet, while technically vegan puts a bigger emphasis on what you are choosing: specifically whole foods from plants. Fruits, veggies, nuts, grains, etc.


If you are on a Plant-Diet, surely you knew or heard about OMD.


OMD stands for  One Meal a Day. However, this is different from an eating program for Intermittent fasting or IF. This is about One Plant-Based Meal a Day.  Likewise, this is about the idea that you don’t have to go totally vegan but just changing one meal per day will shrink your carbon footprint and make a difference for a healthier you and a healthier planet. This is an idea that Suzy Amis Cameron talks about, in particular in her forthcoming book, OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline, Save the Planet.

BENEFITS of Plant-Based Diet

There have been countless studies done that have shown the power of a plant-based diet. Not only for immediate health but also for long-term health and chronic disease. Furthermore, eating a plant-based or vegan diet is also beneficial for the environment, for animal welfare, world hunger, water scarcity and more!

Some of the benefits are:

  1. Improve digestion
  2. Reduce risk fo Chronic Disease
  3. Boost energy naturally
  4. Healthier skin, hair, and nails
  5. Lose weight effortlessly
  6. Support environment and our planet
  7. Last but not least, Save animals

PLANT-BASED DIET for Beginners

If you are still new to the Diet and not used to eating plant-based food, you may start with OMD. And besides, there are already plenty of resources that can help you as well.

This page will also help you out with the Plant-Based Superfood Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner to get you started.

Plant-Based Superfood Recipes VEGAN Breakfast Ideas

Start your day right with plants. Surely this Plant-Based, Superfood recipes for vegan breakfast ideas will help get you off and running — powered by plants.

1. Rainbow-Layered Chia Pudding

Indeed when you eat it for breakfast, it’s like starting your day with a fancy dessert. In fact, Chia pudding is pretty rad because it gives you a big boost of both fiber and calcium. Ingredients are:

  • 1 cup coconut or other plant-based milk
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp agave syrup or maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1 apricot, diced
  • One spear pineapple, diced
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh blackberries
  • Shaved coconut to taste

Further details From Creative Green Living

Rainbow layered chia pudding / chocolate peanut butter no-bake energy balls (vegan & gluten free)

2. Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Energy Balls (Vegan and Gluten-free)

Truly, easy no-bake energy balls are a great grab-and-go breakfast or snack. Moreover, this vegan energy ball recipe features the flavors of peanut butter together with dark chocolate and coconut. Ingredients are:

  • 1 bar – Wild Harvest 85% Cacao Belgian Dark Chocolate
  • 16 ounces (1 jar) – Wild Harvest Organic Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 Tbsp – Wild Harvest Organic 100% Pure Maple Syrup
  • 2 packs – Wild Harvest Organic Original Instant Oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup – Wild Harvest Organic Flax Seeds, ground
  • 1/4 cup – organic chia seeds
  • One  and a half cup – Wild Harvest Organic Coconut Flakes, divided
  • 1/2 cup – Wild Harvest Organic Jumbo Raisins

Further details from Creative Green Living

 3. Sweet Kale Smoothie Bowl

Indeed very easy to make yet so tasty. In fact, it tastes like ice cream if done thicker. Here are the ingredients:

  • Tbsp flax seeds
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • One kiwi, peeled
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • One cup frozen peaches


  • Sliced kiwi
  • Chia seeds
  • Fresh blackberries
  • Young coconut chunks
  • Sliced almonds
  • Fresh raspberries

Further details from Creative Green Living

Sweet kale smoothie bowl super antioxidant boost smoothie bowl

4. Super Antioxidant Boost Smoothie Bowl

Certainly, this high antioxidant helps power your cells to keep you healthy and strong. And besides being nutrition-packed, it’s also very tasty with these ingredients:

Smoothie Bowl:
  • 2 medium carrots*, tops and tips removed, rough chopped
  • 3/4 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp raw honey
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 2 Tbsp whole chia seeds
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • One cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries*
  • 2/3 cup fresh raspberries*
  • 2/3 cup fresh blueberries*
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free granola
Read also  Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken

Further details from Creative Green Living

5. Pumpkin Spice Vegan Milkshake

This wonderful pumpkin milkshake is vegan and refined sugar-free due to the maple syrup. Of course, it is delicious as well, perfect for vegan and non-vegan alike. And here are the Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups coconut cream, frozen
  • 2 – 4 Tbs maple syrup (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin or pumpkin puree
  • One and a half or two cups almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch allspice

Further details from Creative Green Living

Pumpkin spice vegan milkshake layered watermelon berry fruit cake

6. Layered Watermelon Berry Fruit Cake

Whether you or a friend is a vegan, paleo, or gluten-free, you can surely make a fun “cake” that everyone will enjoy. In the meantime, here are the ingredients:

  •  medium-large seedless watermelon
  • 2 cans Trader Joe’s coconut cream
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • Quarter tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup powdered sugar (if paleo, use 1/4 cup raw honey instead!)
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 large fresh strawberry

Further details from Creative Green Living

7. Overnight Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Have a healthy, hearty breakfast ready for you when you wake up as you cook it on your programmable crockpot during the evening. Likewise, here are the Ingredients:

  • 5 cups oatmeal
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup

Further details from Creative Green Living

Overnight pumpkin pie oatmeal limy minty charm smoothie

8. Limy Minty Charm Smoothie

Not only was it delicious but it had a great consistency, and furthermore, lime and mint are the dominant flavors in this tasty smoothie that looks great but doesn’t taste like you’re sucking on a kale stalk. And here are the Ingredients:

  •  orange, peeled
  • 1/2 fresh lime, juice squeezed into blender
  • One handful parsley*
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh spinach*
  • One  small handful fresh mint*
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple

Further details from Creative Green Living

9. Dairy-free Smoothie Bowl

Eventually take breakfast to the next level with this pretty, dairy-free but also smoothie bowl and truly a best way to start the day. And here are the Ingredients:


  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • One  cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1 tablespoon pitaya powder
  • 1.5 cups So Delicious Dairy Free Organic Almondmilk, Unsweetened


  • 1/2 kiwi
  • Half of mango
  • 1/2 banana
  • goji berries
  • pepitas
  • blueberries
  • dried coconut

Further details of the recipe from Eating Richly

Dairy free smoothie bowl strawberry basil lime smoothie

10. Strawberry Basil Lime Smoothie

Truly this delicious vegan smoothie is a recent favorite!  It feels fresh and summery! First, freeze your fruits overnight and throw them in your blender the next day. Super easy. And here are the Ingredients:

  • 10 fresh basil leaves
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups frozen strawberries* (you can freeze fresh ones yourself with this tutorial)
  • 2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbs maple syrup

Further details of the recipe from Creative Green Living

Plant-Based Superfood Recipes VEGAN Lunch and Dinner Recipe Ideas

Below are some hot lunch and dinner ideas to begin with for your Plant-based Diet. In addition not  only they are healthy, but these superfood recipes are also delicious and easy to prepare.

11. Easy Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This roasted red pepper soup is the truly rich, warm, almost sweet flavor for example the roasted peppers and carrots, and that is nicely balanced by the drizzle of olive oil and sprinkle of salty parmesan.  It is of course, really delicious. To list, here are similarly  ingredients:

  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 medium carrots, washed and chopped*
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups (or a 12 oz jar) roasted red pepper* (learn how to roast peppers here!)
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp ground thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup cream* (substitute coconut milk if you are vegan Whole 30 or paleo)
Optional garnishes:
  • 1/8 cup shredded Parmesan* (not for vegans or vegetarians)
  • sprinkle of dried basil
  • drizzle of olive oil

Further details from Creative Green Living

Plant-based easy roasted red pepper soup and red pepper pesto with squash noodles

12. Red Pepper Pesto with Squash Noodles Plant-Based Recipe

Indeed this Plant-based Red Pepper Pesto with Squash Noodle is also gluten-free, paleo, vegan, and vegetarian.  Therefore, they are perfect for all your dietary needs, and absolutely amazing! And check the  Ingredients

  • 3 bell peppers (I used red, yellow and orange)* or 3/4 cup roasted red bell peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic (or 1/2 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1/4 cup of slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 2-3 zucchini, yellow squash or sweet potato, spiralized

Further details from Creative Green Living

13. Summer Squash Soup

This deliciously filling Plant-based recipe Summer Squash soup you’ll love to cook not only during Summer but also even Fall but also to any season. For  ingredients:

  • 4 Squash (peeled, seeded and chunked)
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1-3 cloves of garlic
  • One tablespoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • One teaspoon of basil
  • 2 cups of Chicken Broth
  • 1 13.5 oz. can of coconut milk
Read also  7 Scrumptious Pizza Recipes For Keto Lovers

Further details from Doodle Craft Blog

Plant-based recipe summer squash soup and vegan pinto bean tacos

14. Vegan Pinto Bean Tacos

Like most vegan dishes, these pinto bean tacos are high in carbs, but it’s all healthy veggie carbs without a lot of sugar, thus they are also great as a starter or even a full meal. And the Ingredients are:

  • 2 cups cooked pinto beans with bean broth
  • 2 Roma tomatoes
  • ½ cup sweet corn
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 jalapeño peppers
  • Fresh cilantro (also known as coriander)
  • Lime juice from 1 lime
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 8 small corn tortillas

Furthr details from Diabetes Strong

15. Tantalizing Teriyaki Bowl with Tofu

Another mesmirizing Plant-based supoerfood vegan recipe is this Teriyaki bowl with tofu are built on a foundation of brown rice.  However they also work well with a base of noodles. The toppings are simple, natural foods,but also  including shredded carrots, green onions, lightly cooked edamame, broccoli, cucumber and sesame seeds and of course with the home made teriyaki sause. The  Ingredients  are

For the Bowl

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups broccoli florets cut small
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 English cucumber cut into thin semi-circles
  • 1/2 cup shelled edamame boiled for 3 or 4 minutes
  • green onions chopped
  • sesame seeds

For the Tofu

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 350 gm block of extra-firm tofu drained and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce

For the Teriyaki Sauce

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 ½-inch by 1-inch piece ginger root peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp agave nectar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup cold water

Further details from Sustain My Cooking Habit

Plant-based tantalizing teriyaki bowl with tofu and quinoa stuffed squash with almonds and apricots

16. Quinoa Stuffed Squash with Almonds and Apricots

Yet another healthy, tasty and tummy filling for instance with Plant-Based Quinoa Stuffed Squash with Almonds and Apricot for you to enjoy. Why don’t yu look at the  Ingredients:

  • cooking spray
  • 2 lbs acorn squash, 2 @ 1 lb each
  • 2 tablespoons honey (or maple syrup), divided
  • 1⁄2 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • One cup vegetable stock
  • 1/3 cup raw almonds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Quarter of  teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • One tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 10 dried apricots, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar

Further details from Eating Richly

17. Fall Wedge Salad with Artisan Romaine and Butternut Squash

This Fall Wedge Salad with artesan romaine is indeed  not only gorgeos to look at but also healthy and tasty and perfect to serve to your guests or just for your famiy dinner. Therefore here are the  ingredients:


  • 11 ounces butternut squash, about 2 cups bite-sized cubes
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 2 clementine oranges, or tangerines
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 3/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 3 heads Tanimura and Antle Artisan Romaine
  • 1 pomegranate, seeded
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • goat cheese crumbles, (optional)

Further details of the recipe from Eating Richly

Fall wedge salad with romaine and squash and superfood salad with beets and blood oranges

18. Superfood Salad  With Beets and Blood Orange

This Plant-based Superfood salad is also gluten free, paleo and vegan! And not only it is healthy but just to look at the gorgeous salad, it is also very healty and delicious certainly you will love this. And here are the  Ingredients:

  • Beets – purple is pretty, but you can use any color.
  • Walnuts
  • Blood Oranges – can use regular oranges or grapefruit.
  • Fennel Bulb – can omit if you don’t like the flavor of fennel.
  • Watercress – or regular salad greens.
  • Arugula – or regular salad greens.

Further details of the recipe from Sidewalk Shoes

19. Plant-Based Homemade Vegan Burger Recipe

Are you a fan of burgers but is now on a Plant-based vegan diet? No worries, in fact, there is this homemade vegan burger just perfect and moreover, it is also gluten-free. Here are the ingredients:

  •  tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 large sweet onion diced
  • 1 small yellow summer squash diced small
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomato
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 15 oz. can of black beans white beans, would go nicely in this as well, but are lower in protein
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 tbs. chia seeds
  • 2 tbs chopped fresh basil

Further details of the recipe from Mom Foodie

Plant=based superfood homemade vegan burgers easy one pot mushroom pilaf

20.  Easy One-Pot Mushroom Pilaf

This One Pot Mushroom Pilaf is so delicious, flavorful and hearty one-pot recipe that’s loaded with veggies and ready in 20 minutes. Furthermore, it can be stored in the fridge for up to 2-3 days. It’s vegan and glutenfree. And the ingredients are

  • 1 Cup White Long Grain USA Rice – washed
  • 2 Cups Sliced White Mushrooms
  • 1/2 Cup Frozen Green Peas – thawed
  • 1/2 Cup Diced Carrot
  • Half of Cup Diced Green Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Diced Multi-Color Sweet Peppers
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil – you may use any light oil
  • 2.5 Cups Water

Pilaf Seasoning: (you can use store-bought too)

  • 1 Tsp Turmeric – you may use less too or completely omit it
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Green Cardamoms
  • 1/4 IInch Cinnamon Stick
  • 5 Black Peppercorns
  • 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Salt to taste

Decoration: optional

  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Pecans
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Scallion

Further details from Easy Cooking with Molly

21. Plant-based Instant Pot Potato Curry

This Instant Pot Potato Curry can be a comfort meal and is a bit on the spicy side plus it comes together in under 30 minutes. In addition, with the Turmeric in the Curry seasoning, it is truly wonderful for the immune system. And for the  Ingredients

  • 6 red skin potatoes; peeled
  • 6 carrots; quartered
  • One white or yellow onion; diced
  • 1 red bell pepper; diced
  • 1 1/3 to 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons yellow curry powder
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch or other thickener; optional

Further details from Moonshu Jenne

Plant-based suoerfood instant pot potato curry instant pot hummus with rainbow veggies

Plant-Based Superfood Recipes Vegan Snack Ideas

Snacks shouldn’t be limited to fruits only, However, here are some great Plant-Based Superfood snack Ideas for you to enjoy in between your meals.

22. Instant Pot Hummus with Rainbow Veggies

This recipe is truly super easy to make in your Instant Pot and food processor. In addition, this easy hummus recipe has also just the right amount of flavor from lemon and garlic. Of course, this recipe can be adjusted to make their homemade hummus their own. Check the ingredients:

  • 1 cup Garbanzo Beans
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 large organic lemon
  • 1/4 cup Tahini
  • 4 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 small bunch Parsley (for garnish)

Further details of the recipe from Creative Green Living

23. Plant-based Oven-baked Beet Chips

Whether you are a fan of Beets or not, but once you tried this Oven-baked Beet Chips, surely you will be in love with these. Moreover, this is also Paleo, Whole30 and Keto approved. And also with only 2 simple ingredients: 6 large beets and 2tbsps Sea Salt.

Further details of the recipe from Pink Fortitude

Plant-based superfood recipes oven baked beet chips kale chips

24. Kale Chips

More Plant-Based Chips to love. This truly wonderful crunchy salty with a twist vinegar taste is also literally melt-in-your-mouth. The dehydrator is indeed the secret here. Plus these ingredients

  • Juice and pulp of one lemon
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar*
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 3/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 large bunch kale

Further details of the recipe from Creative Green Living

25. Cacao Power Bites Plant-based

Certainly, they are not only these are the best little energy boosts-they are also decadent and delightful! And furthermore, you can create it 4 ways. And here are the ingredients

1/2 cup Medjool or Noor Dates
1/4 cup of oats
1/8 cup pumpkin seeds
Eight part of a  cup cocoa powder
1/8 cup coconut flakes
(there are many alternatives, you could add chia seeds,
ground flax seeds, sunflower seeds, or any nuts!)

Further details of the recipe from Doodle Craft Blog

Plant-based superfood recipe cacao power bites lion veggie tray

26. Lion Veggie Tray

Kids and adults will certainly love this cute lion vegetable tray so much, they will stuff themselves on veggies without even realizing it! Besides dinner, this is also best for parties too. Here are the Ingredients

  • 6 large carrots
  • 2 yellow bell peppers
  • One small jicama
  • 1 10 ounces container Sabra classic hummus
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 3 extra large black olives
  • 8 fresh chives

Further details of the recipe from Eating Richly

27. Plant-Based Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip is really perfect to bring to a party! And also pair the dip with delicious, healthy, allergen-free SPOKES Air-Puffed Potato Snacks. Therefore here are the Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cashews (soaked and drained)
  • 400 g soft tofu
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • One tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • One teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic minced
  • 300 grams Spinach fresh (or frozen)
  • 1 cup or 1 can of artichoke hearts
  • paprika

Further details from 5 Minutes for Mom

Plant-based superfood recipes vegan spinach and artichoke dip hummus monster

28. Plant-Based Hummus Monster

The whole family will love this friendly hummus monster and is also adorable any time of year, but makes the perfect healthy Halloween lunch for kids. And it’s so easy to make! And here are the Ingredients

  • 1 mini naan
  • 2 tablespoons hummus
  • 5 slices cucumber
  • 2 olive slices, we use kalamata so we don’t have to open a can!
  • 2 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3/4 cup broccoli pieces
  • 4 baby carrots
  • 2 wedges apple

Further details of the recipe from Eating Richly

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