I know that one of the hardest things about fully transitioning to a vegan diet is thinking about some of the non-vegan foods you love….and thinking you will never be able to eat them again! I think it helps to consider all the NEW foods you will get to add to your life when you go vegan (I eat such a larger variety of delicious foods not than I did before going vegan). But I totally get it.
But…there are vegan substitutes for pretty much everything non-vegan….even your favorite restaurant foods! Here are 21 AMAZING copycat recipes of some of the most popular restaurant foods – and they have all been vegan-ized! – by a few pretty amazing recipe bloggers. (And bonus….because you are making them at home, they are healthier AND less expensive than the original restaurant versions.)
Vegan Copycat Recipes – 21 restaurant favorites!
These Avocado Egg Rolls with Vegan Cilantro Ranch are the perfect party appetizer! Perfectly crispy, simple to make, and totally tasty! (Recipe and photo from thissavoryvegan.com)
With less than 200 calories for a HUGE serving, this vegan copycat recipe for P.F. Chang’s Lettuce Wraps is an easier, healthier, and way more delicious version of the original! Plus, they’re vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, and low-carb. (Recipe and photo from wellplated.com)
This Vegan Zuppa Toscana has a rich and creamy garlic broth and is packed with hearty sausage, potatoes, and kale. A simple yet cozy and delicious soup! (Recipe and photo from frommybowl.com)
Chopped BBQ tofu salad! With hunks of saucy baked tofu, crisp veggies, and a homemade dairy-free BBQ ranch dressing! (Recipe and photo from delishknowledge.com)
One bite of this Copycat In-N-Out Vegan Burger with Spread will have anyone questioning its authenticity. The mayo-free spread paired with grilled onions even had me fooled. So beat that chemical burger craving with this healthier, cruelty-free option. (Recipe and photo from whereyougetyourprotein.com)
This indulgent sandwich leaves you full, satisfied, and without that guilty shame that comes along with eating Mcdonald’s. (Recipe and photo from theedgyveg.com)
This Chipotle-inspired vegan copycat burrito bowl recipe is bursting with flavor and is more delicious (and easier on the wallet!) than take-out! (Recipe and photo from foodwithfeeling.com)
Copycat Chipotle sofritas – tofu sofritas in the same style served at Chipotle, but even more flavorful (and healthier)! (Recipe and photo from yupitsvegan.com)
This is an easy vegan copycat recipe for a Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwich that you can quickly and easily make at home. This vegan spicy chicken sandwich is made with battered seitan, tangy pickles, and vegan cheese. (Recipe and photo from theedgyvegan.com)
Just like the Crunchwrap Supreme from Taco Bell but VEGAN! Layers of vegan nacho cheese sauce, homemade vegan taco meat, sour cream, guacamole, crispy tostadas, and more! The most unbelievably delicious copycat fast food recipe you will ever taste! (Recipe and photo from Rainbowplantlife.com)
Made of Hokkien noodles, a mix of veggies, and tossed in savory sauces. Easy to make in one pot! You won’t ever have to order take-out again! (Recipe and photo from veganinthefreezer.com)
This Vegan Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup is going to be your new favorite soup. It’s cheesy, creamy, rich, comforting, 100% plant-based, oil-free, and super easy to make. It’s also soy-free, is made without any dairy, and is filled with nutrients. (Recipe and photo from healthgirlkitchen.com)
Veganized version of Panera’s white cheddar mac and cheese. This is creamy, 100% dairy-free, plant-based, gluten-free and oil-free optional. (Recipe and photo from healthygirlkitchen.com)
A vegan version of this popular Chinese takeout! This Mongolian “Beef” is tender, saucy, and perfectly savory. All of the flavor and you can feel good about eating a great plant-based meal! (Recipe and photo from girlandthekitchen.com)
This vegan fettuccine alfredo is BETTER than Olive Garden’s classic dish, and it only uses FIVE main ingredients! Whip this up in 20 minutes & impress the whole family with this dairy-free take on a well-loved classic! (Recipe and photo from legallyhealthyblonde.com)
Once you try this easy bread recipe you’ll be hooked! It has the perfect amount of fresh rosemary and it’s amazingly delicious served warm with peppery olive oil for dipping. (Recipe and photo from cookingclassy.com)
Bakery-style cinnamon rolls that are fluffy, moist, and delicious! They will make your home smell incredible and comforting, especially during chilly winter months. (Recipe and photo from howtobakevegan.com)
You don’t need to forgo your favorite ice cream cake any longer! A “Better Than Carvel” Homemade Gluten-Free Vegan Ice Cream Cake no-bake recipe will take you back to those sweet & celebratory memories with your favorite dessert! (Recipe and photo from strengthandsunshine.com)
There’s a reason that Krispy Kreme lights up that sign when they have hot ones ready and everyone runs towards them. They are soft and almost melt in your mouth they are so delicious. These glazed vegan donuts are no exception. (Recipe and photo from makeitdairyfree.com)
If you like Starbucks Lemon Loaf, you will love this VEGAN copycat lemon loaf! This recipe is easy to make, loaded with lemon flavor, and topped with a delicious lemon glaze. (Recipe and photo from Noracooks.com)
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