Published by PETA Staff.

Depending on where you live, there might be a few cold months left before spring brings back the sun. Here are 14 scrumptious vegan comfort-food recipes to help carry you through the last of it:

1. Macaroni and “Cheese”

Macaroni and “cheese” is a gift from the gods, if you ask us. This recipe features fun seasonings like nooch, turmeric, and paprika.

Macaroni and Cheese

2. Creamy Mashed Potatoes (Video)

Nothing is more comforting than the always-delicious potato. Mashed up with vegan butter and creamer and topped with homemade roasted garlic gravy—how can you lose?

3. Healthy Veggie Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

I Love Vegan serves up a decadent-yet-healthy shepherd’s pie with nutrient-rich fingerling potatoes, using superfood lentils as the base.

4. Blueberry Pancakes

Start the day right with our fantastic, seven-ingredient blueberry pancakes.


5. Vegan Veggie Lasagna for 2

Vegan Richa’s “cheesy” lasagna recipe features homemade tofu thyme ricotta, which is simple to make, and Field Roast’s Coconut Herb Chao Slices.

6. Yummy Vegan Corndog Muffins (Video)

You can never have too much of a good thing, right? Well, this recipe yields 12 to 16 muffins, so adjust as needed!

7. Zucchini Basil Casserole

Only 10 ingredients does a casserole take! Keepin’ It Kind keeps it simple so that comfort can be achieved sooner rather than later.

8. Avocado Cream Pasta

Whoever thought of combining avocados and pasta deserves a genius award. Simply divine.

Avocado Pesto Pasta

9. 10-Spice Vegetable Soup

This hearty soup, courtesy of Oh She Glows, indulges with a creamy broth base but reins it back in with a plethora of healthy vegetables and spices. Don’t forget to soak the cashews the night before!

10. The Easiest Vegan Cinnamon Rolls EVER! (Video)

Easy. Delicious. Comforting. Thank you for the instant gratification, cinnamon rolls.

11. 5 Ingredient Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Stay cozy with a bowl of Minimalist Baker’s chili, packed with powerful foods like sweet potatoes, black beans, veggie broth, and avocado.

12. Rosemary Drop Biscuits with Mushroom Gravy

One Ingredient Chef knows that comfort food isn’t synonymous with “takes all day to cook.” Each recipe uses just a few ingredients.

13. Spaghetti and Marinara with Vegan Meatballs

There won’t be any leftovers with this delicious homemade spaghetti and meatball recipe, just like your nonna used to make.


14. Saweet! Potato Casserole with a Crunchy Nut Crumble

Oh She Glows had us at “The crunchy nut crumble tastes just like an oatmeal cookie.” Add coconut whipped cream for the perfect finishing touch.

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