Prime 10 Vegan Recipes of 2022! (And 12 months Finish Wrap-Up) • It Would not Style Like Rooster

Drumroll, please… It is time to announce the Prime 10 Vegan Recipes of 2022!! Yearly I put up a ton of recent vegan recipes right here on my weblog It Would not Style Like Rooster, and right now of yr, I prefer to look again and see which of the brand new recipes you liked most over the yr!

Earlier than I soar into the Prime 10 Vegan Recipes of 2022, I would like to go to another milestones that occurred this yr.

10-year veganniversary:

This yr marked my tenth yr as a vegan! It is actually wonderful how a lot has occurred during the last years and what number of good issues going vegan has introduced me. A complete new profession, a number of cookbooks, an incredible husband, and a rescue canine (each are vegan). 10 years might seem to be an enormous problem, nevertheless it’s nearly forming new habits. When you kind these habits, it not turns into a battle to eat vegan, that is simply the way in which you eat. Now, I would not know the best way to eat some other approach. (Nor would I wish to). My solely remorse about going vegan is that I want I did it sooner. ????


My cookbook Fast Easy Cheap Vegan gained Silver for finest cookbook in Canada on the Taste Canada Awards! I used to be so extremely honored to obtain this award and recognition! My favourite a part of this award is that Quick Straightforward Low cost Vegan was within the “basic cookbooks” class which suggests I used to be competing towards non-vegan books. That is an indication the vegan motion is taking off in Canada, woot woot!⁠

Talking Occasions:

I had the consideration of being featured as a presenter at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge at their occasion Christmas In November! Over the course of 10 days I hosted 6 cooking demos exhibiting everybody how straightforward and scrumptious vegan cooking will be. I usually do demonstrations at vegan or vegetarian occasions, so it was tremendous fascinating to prepare dinner for teams of non-vegans who have been very intrigued and shocked by the meals. I used to be advised on a number of events that my vegan pumpkin cheesecake was the perfect dessert on the whole occasion!! I like wowing individuals with vegan meals. As I stated throughout my presentation, you don’t want animal merchandise to make tasty meals. It’s all about style and texture! To participate in such a beautiful occasion, surrounded by breathtaking views, a lot of wildlife, and wonderful presenters was such a deal with!

Cooking Lessons:

We launched 2 on-line cooking lessons this yr. The primary was Meal Prep Masterclass the place I taught college students to Prep 5-days price of plant-based meals in simply 90 minutes! We welcomed over 550 college students into the category and had an absolute blast prepping wonderful meals! We additionally launched  The Final Vegan Thanksgiving cooking class the place I taught over 300 college students the best way to prep a completely vegan Thanksgiving feast from scratch, from begin to end. These programs have been such a blast and we positively plan to run extra programs sooner or later. If you’re concerned about studying concerning the new lessons, sign up for the waitlist here.

Meal Plan:

We proceed to run The Straightforward Vegan Meal Plan with tons of of members. Each week we ship out a model new meal plan that features recipes, purchasing lists, and every part it is advisable to eat lovely plant-based meals all week lengthy. Members rave about it and the entire bonus recipes they get which might be unique to the meal plan. Click here to learn more about The Easy Vegan Meal Plan.


We traveled! Now that the world has been opening up once more after the pandemic I used to be in a position to do fairly a little bit of journey with my husband Adam. We first went to Barbados the place we celebrated our honeymoon. We weren’t in a position to journey proper after our wedding ceremony on account of journey restrictions on the time so we went in March which was truly 9 months after our wedding ceremony. My oh my was it a very good feeling to dip our toes within the ocean once more after so lengthy. If you wish to see pictures and the meals we ate as two touring vegans, try this saved highlight on Instagram.

Subsequent, we went to Italy for our 1 yr wedding ceremony anniversary. We began in Venice, then we went to Florence, after which Rome. Consuming vegan in Italy was surprisingly vegan. There have been a ton of eating places that have been vegan or had totally vegan menus. However even the non-vegan eating places we tremendous accommodating to us. Nobody appeared to have any adverse perspective in direction of veganism, and they might all the time assist us discover an choice to eat. It was so particular! You possibly can see pictures and the meals by testing my Instagram highlights on the journey, right here is part 1, and right here is part 2.

Now onto the Prime 10 Vegan Recipes of 2022!

You voted by making these dishes, leaving star rankings, commenting, and sharing pictures on-line. Thanks a lot on your help! It’s time to see which recipes are the winners of 2022!

Quantity 10: Fast & Straightforward Vegan Bacon (Tofu)

Are you able to ever go mistaken with vegan bacon? Prior to now years, I’ve made recipes for mushroom bacon, banana peel bacon, rice paper bacon, starch bacon, and bacon bits. This yr I made a decision to launch my tofu bacon recipe and you liked it!!

“Holy mom of whichever Greater entity you comply with. This was by far within the 12 years I have been a vegetarian, the closest tasting factor to bacon I’ve ever eaten. I’ll without end be in your debt. Could not discover liquid smoke in Eire however discovered a web-based retailer that do it now. I am after a scrumptious blt and smacking my lips. I thanks without end!!” -Marie

Quantity 9: My Go-To Vegan Soup Recipe

This was a very good reminder for me that I do not all the time need to invent loopy new recipes. This soup is one thing I make on a regular basis at house. Though it is rather easy and fundamental, I made a decision to share it as I like it a lot and infrequently have it for lunch or dinner with crusty bread. Easy, wholesome, and scrumptious!

“Such an easy-to-make soup that greater than repays your efforts. So delectable and comfortable and adaptable. First day, we eat this as is, second day I add some sautéed soy curls and somewhat extra broth and (if there is a) third day, add some cooked pasta with somewhat extra broth and savour this deliciousness” – fenice

Quantity 8: Home made Vegan Deli Slices (Smoked Turkey Seitan)

Retailer-bought vegan deli slices will be dear, not that wholesome for you, and are available approach an excessive amount of packaging. Making do-it-yourself deli slices is straightforward, approach tastier, wholesome, and so they freeze splendidly so that you all the time have components readily available to make an epic sandwich!

“I have been vegan for over a decade however by no means obtained to creating my very own meats like this. I actually favored how simple this recipe was so I assumed I’d give it a strive. It didn’t disappoint. The feel and taste have been spot on…. I could not cease slicing off one other piece and consuming it . Thanks a lot, Sam!!!” – Zac

Quantity 7: Straightforward Home made Lentil Tofu

Do you know you could make tofu utilizing crimson lentils? This tofu would not have precisely the identical texture as soy tofu, however it’s a tasty substitute that’s straightforward to make. It will get crispy on the surface and is creamy on the within.

I’ve no phrases! In all probability the good factor I’ve ever made! A lot enjoyable to make and much more enjoyable to eat! I cooked it precisely as Sam instructed and it’s wonderful. My non-veg husband saved consuming them and saying wow these are good! Thanks for such a beautiful recipe!” – Diana

Quantity 6: The Finest Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are palms down my most favourite dessert, so I’m not shocked this recipe preformed so effectively. I’ve been perfecting my chocolate chip cookie recipe since I used to be somewhat child!

I’ve tried loads of vegan chocolate chip cookie recipes, and I can confidently say these are each the best to make and the perfect tasting!” – Sheri

Quantity 5: Straightforward TVP Tacos

This yr I began sharing some TVP recipes. TVP (Textured Vegetable Protein) is a horrible identify for a scrumptious meals. It is dried soy protein and could be very wholesome, it is tremendous straightforward to prepare dinner up, and it has a fairly gentle taste much like tofu that takes on any taste you give it. The bottom beef texture is fantastic in these tacos!

This recipe is BOMB! I like taco salad for lunch and I normally use a meat substitute and a packaged taco seasoning however this was a lot cheaper and more healthy and tastes wonderful. Including this into the weekly rotation! So good!” – Kristine

Quantity 4: Fast & Straightforward Vegan Cheese

I’ve shared loads of vegan cheese recipes right here on the weblog, however this fast & straightforward cheese makes use of simply 5 components and takes simply quarter-hour to make and naturally, is tremendous tasty! It is far more inexpensive than store-bought vegan cheeses and you may add any seasonings you want to present the cheese some oomph and selection.

I made this final night time and served it at this time to my non-vegan associates and so they liked it. I put in additional garlic and a little bit of onion powder for seasoning and it was wonderful. Will certainly be a staple for me now” – Gail

Quantity 3: Home made Creamy Oat Milk

Lately oat milk is all the fashion! Making it at house is tremendous easy and saves on the worth and packaging. I embrace a secret ingredient in my oat milk recipe that makes it additional creamy.

Got here out creamy and scrumptious…thanks!” – Merci

Quantity 2: Straightforward Vegan Breakfast Sausage Patties (TVP)

Coming in at quantity 2 are my TVP breakfast sausages! I can see that my TVP recipes have been very fashionable this yr so I’ll positively be posting extra TVP recipes sooner or later. The vegan sausages are straightforward to make, and have rapidly turn out to be a fan-favorite recipe!

These are SO GOOD! Made these on the weekend. I made them precisely as they’re listed; and so they turned out good. One other winner, Sam!” – Sara

No 1: And the winner is… Straightforward Home made Canine Treats!

Our furry associates obtained many pretty treats this yr! With so many individuals getting canines in the course of the pandemic, and store-bought canine treats being needlesly costly, this recipe stood out as the preferred recipe this yr! Fortunate pooches!

Freya says WOOF WOOF WOOF WOOF! That is canine for Thanks, Sam! Extra, mother?” – Dina

Honorable Point out:

And lastly, I needed to present an honorable point out to: The Finest Vegan Turkey Roast. This recipe was revealed on the finish of 2021 so it did not actually get an opportunity to shine within the 2021 Prime 10 recipe checklist, however it’s now probably the most widespread recipes on my weblog! An estimated 40,000 individuals cooked this roast throughout their Thanksgiving feast this yr!

Made this recipe at this time! First time utilizing very important wheat gluten or making seitan ever in my life and it turned out AMAZING!!!” – Angela

And that is a wrap for 2022! Thanks to everybody who enjoys my recipes, and leaves star rankings and feedback (they actually assist a lot).

If in case you have any recipe requests for 2023 let me know within the feedback!

Glad New 12 months to all!

Sam Turnbull.

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