The Plant-Based Recipes You Need for Every Craving During Quarantine

As a self-titled health nut and nutrition nerd, this may come as a surprise, but I’m a big fan of cravings. In my humble opinion, suppressing cravings is total BS. Not only are cravings your body’s way of communicating to you, but feeling guilt about cravings can lead to bingeing or an unhealthy relationship with food. My trick for getting the nutrients my body needs while still indulging in whatever I want? Finding plant-based alternatives.

If staying at home for months on end has left you ordering pizza most nights of the week or going through chocolate chip cookies quicker than you go through a new Netflix series, not to worry. Whether you’re craving sweet, salty, heavy carbs, or all three, honor your body and most importantly, enjoy your life. Get in the kitchen and get creative with these plant-based alternatives that will nourish the body and satisfy taste buds.

 

Craving comfort foods?

 

1. Spaghetti Bolognese

 

2. Paleo Buffalo Chicken Pizza

 

3. Spaghetti Squash Alfredo Casserole

 

4. Vegan Meatball Subs

Source: Love & Lemons

 

5. Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas with Jalapeño Cashew Crema

 

6. Vegan Vodka Pasta

Source: Pinch of Yum

 

7. Avocado Tomato Gouda Socca Pizza

Source: Cotter Crunch

 

8. Cauliflower Fried Rice

 

9. Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups with Spinach and Basil

 

10. Savory Chickpea Pancakes

Source: Cotter Crunch

 

11. Creamy Tomato Soup with Vegan Grilled Cheese Croutons

 

12. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

 

13. Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip

 

14. Sweet Potato Sushi 

Source: Well and Full

 

 

Craving something salty?

 

15. Sweet Potato Chips

 

16. Cheesy Cauliflower “Nachos”

 

17. Plant-Based “Bacon”

 

18. Crispy Baked Jicama Fries

Source: Isabel Eats

 

19. Zucchini Hummus

Source: Drizzle & Dip

 

20. Kale Chips

 

21. Sesame Garlic Sweet Potato Fries

 

22. Seed Crackers

 

23. Baked Zucchini Chips

 

 

Craving something sweet?

 

24. No Bake Almond Cookies

 

25. Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies

Source: Cotter Crunch

 

26. Raspberry Basil Nice Cream

 

27. Chocolate Zucchini Bread

 

28. Matcha Pistachio Bliss Balls

 

29. Chocolate Chunk Avocado Ice Cream

Source: Cookin Canuck

 

30. Strawberry Mango Vegan Cheesecake Bars

 

31. Vegan Sweet Potato Brownies

 

32. Butternut Squash Pudding

 

33. Brownie Batter Dip (with Black Beans)

Source: Lively Table

 

34. Sweet Potato Chocolate Ice Cream