Published by Danny Prater.

Want to start cooking more vegan meals at home in 2020? You’re not alone! Whether you’re a long-term vegan or someone who’s just starting out, you’ll find tons of great breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and snack ideas to inspire you here on Omnivores, brand-new vegans, and seasoned pros alike turn to PETA Living when they’re looking for plant-based inspiration in the kitchen. We’ve got thousands of delicious options that will satisfy your hunger while sparing animals a life of suffering and a violent death. So if you’re stuck in a rut and wondering what to cook next—or if you’re new to the game and have no idea where to get started—look no further than this recipe list.

These were some of the most searched for, most viewed, and most popular vegan recipes of 2019:

1. Easy Vegan Pad Thai

This year, people craved this egg- and meat-free spin on a Thai takeout classic. It was the single most popular recipe on our site—so be sure to make it soon.

most popular vegan recipes 2019 - pad thai

2. Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

This perennially popular party favorite is near the top of our list every year. Check out this video to see why:

3. Tofu Spinach Lasagna

Wow your dinner guests with this hearty vegan lasagna dish packed with protein.

popular vegan recipes 2019 - tofu spinach lasagna

4. Vegan Churros

These sweet, pillowy desserts will fly off the table fast—no one can resist them!

most popular vegan recipes 2019 - vegan churro

5. ‘Bacon’ and ‘Cream Cheese’ Stuffed Mushrooms

Giving up bacon and cheese is a breeze with tempting hors d’œuvres like these.

6. Special Colorado ‘Catnip’ Vegan Brownies

It’s no surprise that our most frequently viewed recipe on April 20 was our 420-friendly vegan brownies, but don’t let that keep you from baking a batch whenever the mood strikes you.*

popular vegan recipes 2019 - "catnip" brownies

*Note: This recipe is for humans only. Also note: This recipe is for legally obtained cannabis. PETA does not condone the purchase or sale of illegal drugs.

7. The Buddhist Chef’s Black Bean Veggie Burger

We all love the Beyond Burger, but when the mood to make your own veggie burgers at home strikes, we recommend this popular recipe from our friend The Buddhist Chef.

8. Delicious Vegan Battered ‘Fish’ Tacos

Maybe you gave up single-use plastic straws to help our oceans in 2019. Want to do even more next year? Then stop eating fish! This tasty recipe will help.

9. Vegan Philly Cheesesteak

Celery, onions, peppers, and gooey vegan cheese helped make this signature sandwich one of our biggest recipes of the year.

10. Vegan Fried Chicken

In 2019, KFC made waves when it tested vegan fried chicken from Beyond Meat. This recipe—unsurprisingly—was a big hit, too.

Looking for more vegan recipes to help jump-start your 2020? We’ve got you covered with suggestions for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and desserts.

From gluten-free desserts to raw main courses (all totally vegan), we’ve got cuisine from all around the world. You can browse thousands of free recipes right here on

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