30 On-The-Go Plant-Based Recipes

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Snack bites, muffins, sandwiches and crackers for our round-up of on-the-go plant-based recipes

There are so many fun things to do in the summertime (hello picnics, hikes, and road trips!). To celebrate, we’ve compiled our favorite recipes to help fuel your adventures! In this collection of on-the-go, plant-based recipes, we’ve included energy bites and bars, cookies, muffins, snacks, wraps, and more. Adventure on, friends!

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Energy Bites & Bars

Bowl of No Bake Brownie Bites topped with almond butter
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No-Bake Brownie Bites
Unbelievably fudgy, nutty, vegan brownie bites with no baking required. Just 7 whole food ingredients and 10 minutes stand between you and these deceptively decadent treats.
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Bowl filled with Salted Cashew Caramel Energy Bites topped with shredded coconut
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Salted Cashew Caramel Energy Bites
Salty-sweet energy bites that evoke the flavors of salted cashew, caramel, and coconut! Just 4 ingredients required for this dreamy snack or healthier dessert.
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Bowl of PB and J Energy Bites
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No-Bake PB & J Energy Bites
7-ingredient, 15-minute energy bites made with wholesome ingredients and infused with the flavors of peanut butter and jelly! An easy, healthy snack!
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Bowl of Chocolate Cookie Energy Bites topped with peanut butter
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5-Ingredient No-Bake Cookie Energy Bites
A deceptively wholesome take on no-bake cookies in energy bite form! Just 5 ingredients and 10 minutes required for these chocolaty, peanutty, naturally sweetened treats!
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Plate of Chocolate Coconut Tahini Power Bites
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Coconut Cacao Tahini Bites
Delicious, 9-ingredient snack bites with coconut, tahini, cacao, and plenty of satisfying add-ins! High in healthy fats and protein!
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Sliced cherry almond granola bars
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Cherry Almond Granola Bars
Easy, chewy granola bars naturally sweetened with maple syrup and dates and studded with seeds, flaked almonds, and tart cherries. Just 9 ingredients required!
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Dark chocolate and a spoonful of peanut butter resting beside homemade Peanut Butter Protein Bars
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Easy 5-Ingredient Protein Bars (Peanut Butter Chocolate!)
5-Ingredient Protein Bars that are rich in protein and incredibly delicious! Customizable depending on what protein powder you use. Just 20 minutes and 1 food processor required!
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Parchment-lined cutting board with several squares of our Vegan Protein Bar recipe drizzled with melted chocolate
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No-Bake Vegan Protein Bars (4 Ingredients!)
Insanely delicious No Bake Vegan Protein Bars with 10 g protein! Naturally sweetened, 4 ingredients, so simple to make!
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Bowl piled high with our grain-free, low sugar Protein Balls topped with chocolate
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5-Ingredient Protein Balls (Low Sugar, Grain-Free)
5-Ingredient Protein Balls make the perfect low sugar, grain-free snack that’s high in protein and incredibly delicious! Customizable depending on what protein powder you use. Just 20 minutes and 1 food processor required!
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Cookies

Stack of Vegan Trail Mix Cookies in a bowl with scooped sides
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Vegan Trail Mix Cookies (Gluten-Free + Grain-Free)
Vegan, gluten-free trail mix cookies made with 10 wholesome ingredients and simple methods. A delicious, tender, chewy snack or dessert!
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Stack of granola cookies
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Easy Flourless Granola Cookies
Hearty, perfectly sweet granola cookies made with oats, nuts, and dried fruit. Gluten-free, plant-based, and SO delicious. Just 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required!
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Spoonful of almond butter beside a plate of our 1-Bowl Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Fluffy 1-Bowl Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies
Tender, wholesome cookies with a light, fluffy texture. Not too sweet, rich with almond butter flavor, and studded with chunks of dark chocolate.
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Stack of our healthy homemade fig newtons recipe
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Easy Fig Newtons (GF)
8-ingredient, naturally sweetened no-bake fig newtons with nut-date cookie dough and a simple dried fig center. An incredibly tender, delicious take on classic fig newtons.
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Plate with a stack of homemade gluten free graham crackers
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Crispy Gluten-Free Graham Crackers (Vegan)
Crispy, gluten-free graham crackers that taste just like the real thing! Vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened, and made in 1 bowl. Perfect for s’mores and beyond!
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Muffins

Tray with Banana Chocolate Muffins beside a spoonful of tahini and bowl of cocoa powder
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1-Bowl Fudgy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (Vegan/GF)
The fudgiest plant-based, gluten-free chocolate muffins on the block, made in 1 bowl with wholesome ingredients like almond flour, flaxseed, cocoa powder, bananas, and more!
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Tray of Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Muffins with a fresh banana in the background
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1-Bowl Vegan Banana Nut Muffins (GF)
Tender, perfectly sweet banana muffins studded with walnuts! Easy to make in just 1 bowl, plus entirely vegan and gluten-free!
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Snacks

Tray of Tropical Trail Mix for a delicious and easy vegan snack
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3-Ingredient Tropical Trail Mix
Sweet, crunchy, Tropical Trail Mix makes the perfect plant-based, on-the-go snack! Rich in protein and healthy fats, and made with no added sugar.
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Bowls of Chunky Coconut Granola made with dried blueberries
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Super Chunky Coconut Granola
Extra-crunchy coconut granola with slivered almonds, dried blueberries, and rolled oats! 9 ingredients, naturally sweetened, butter-free, and the perfect healthy breakfast or snack.
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Bowl and tray of Chocolate Sea Salt Granola beside a small jar of dairy-free milk
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Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Granola
9-ingredient granola infused with cocoa powder, naturally sweetened, and full of plant-based protein and fiber! The perfect plant-based breakfast or snack.
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Parchment-lined baking sheet of Vegan GF Rosemary Crackers
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten Free Crackers
Crispy, thin, gluten-free crackers reminiscent of Wheat Thins! Just 7 ingredients and 1 bowl required for these delicious snacks. Perfect for dipping in hummus, nut butters, and more!
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Top down shot of a bowl filled with homemade Vegan Cheez Its
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Vegan Cheez Its
30-minute cheesy vegan crackers that taste just like Cheez Its! Simple, fast, and surprisingly close to the original. So cheezy!
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Stack of Vegan GF Peanut Butter Cheese Crackers
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Peanut Butter Cheese Crackers (Vegan + GF)
10-ingredient, 30-minute cheese snack crackers with peanut butter filling! A snack that’s seriously close to the real thing yet entirely vegan and gluten-free!
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Plate of gluten free naan bread topped with fresh parsley
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Fluffy Gluten-Free Naan (Yeast-Free, 20 minutes!)
Fluffy vegan, gluten-free naan made in just 20 minutes and 1 bowl without yeast! The result is a pillowy, stretchy naan that’s almost undetectably gluten-free. Perfect for pairing with curries, dips, and more. And it’s freezer friendly!
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Breaking apart a piece of gluten-free flatbread
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Gluten-Free Flatbread (1 Bowl, 20 Minutes!)
Light, fluffy, and flavorful gluten-free flatbread, made in 1 bowl in just 20 minutes! The perfect companion for dips, spreads, wraps, and more!
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Wraps & Sandwiches

Making a healthy vegan Kale Falafel Hummus Wrap on a wood cutting board
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Kale Falafel Hummus Wraps
Made with kale and chickpeas, these falafel are a healthier take on one of our favorite Middle Eastern dishes. Delicious, satisfying, and only 30 minutes to prepare. Serve on greens or wrapped in chard or pita.
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Veggie collard wraps with a bowl of Green Curry Tahini Sauce
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Vibrant Collard Green Wraps with Green Curry Tahini Sauce
Vibrant collard green wraps packed with hummus, sprouts, and tons of fresh veggies. Serve with a tangy, creamy green curry tahini sauce. Ready in 20 minutes!
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Cutting board with three Spicy Chickpea Wraps tied with parchment paper and twine
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Spicy Buffalo Chickpea Wraps
30-minute Buffalo Chickpea Wraps requiring only 10 ingredients! Spicy chickpeas, crunchy vegetables, and a creamy hummus dressing.
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Cutting board with several Raw Burritos, lime wedges, and bowls of hot sauce, pickled onion, and salsa
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Vegan Collard Green Burritos
Easy-to-make, 8-ingredient, 30-minute vegan burritos wrapped in collard greens! Stuffed with wholesome ingredients like Raw Vegan Taco Meat, Vegan Mexican Cheese, Red Salsa, avocado, and more! The perfect quick and portable lunch or snack.
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Tray displaying two gluten-free vegan Cauliflower Banh Mi sandwiches with a jar of pickled veggies behind it
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Cauliflower Banh Mi
Vegan Banh Mi Sandwich made with savory, caramelized cauliflower, sriracha mayo, and quick-pickled vegetables. Just 30 minutes to make this hearty sandwich!
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Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich on a cutting board
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Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich
30-minute Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich with smashed chickpeas and roasted sunflower seeds in a simple dressing. Sandwiched between two slices of bread and topped with my secret garlic sauce, this is healthy lunch perfection.
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If you try any of these recipes, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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