34 Plant-Based Father’s Day Recipes

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Assortment of Father's Day brunch recipe ideas

Celebrate the dads in your life with a delicious, homemade meal! To help plan the menu, we’ve compiled our favorite plant-based Father’s Day recipes perfect for treating dads to brunch, dinner, or dessert! From breakfast classics like hash browns and French toast to crowd-pleasers like pizza, tacos, and cookies, there’s something everyone will enjoy. Happy Father’s Day!

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Brunch

The best homemade hash browns topped with parsley and with a side of ketchup
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The BEST Crispy Hash Browns (Restaurant-Style!)
A step-by-step guide to making the BEST hash browns every time! Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, buttery, salty, and just 4 ingredients required. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond!
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Cooking a Vegan Scrambled Egg in a cast-iron skillet
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Fluffy Vegan Scrambled Eggs
Fluffy vegan eggs made with mung beans! A delicious egg alternative made with 9 real, wholesome ingredients. Perfect for scrambles, omelets, frittatas, and more!
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Close up shot of a plate of homemade Vegan Sausages made with quinoa and mushrooms
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Easy Vegan Sausage (Soy- & Gluten-Free!)
Easy vegan sausage made with pinto beans, quinoa, nuts, and spices! Flavorful, comforting, and perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond!
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Bowl of Crispy Vegan Breakfast Potatoes
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Best Ever Vegan Breakfast Potatoes
Simple, 3-step vegan breakfast potatoes with the crispiest brown edges ever! Just 5 ingredients and less than 30 minutes required.
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Large plate with two Vegan biscuits sliced open and topped with gravy
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Vegan Biscuits and Gravy
Flaky vegan biscuits with thick, peppery mushroom gravy! A flavorful, healthy, satisfying 30-minute vegan breakfast.
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Drizzling maple syrup on slices of vegan French toast with strawberries
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Easy Vegan French Toast (10 Minutes!)
Vegan French toast that’s quick and easy, custardy, eggy, vanilla- and cinnamon-infused, and SO delicious! Ready in 10 minutes with simple methods.
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Stack of Banana Oat Pancakes with a slice removed
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1-Bowl Vegan Banana Oat Pancakes
Vegan Banana Pancakes made in 1 bowl with wholesome ingredients! Easy, fluffy, tender, naturally sweetened, and the perfect healthier breakfast or dessert!
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Bowl of carrot cake baked oatmeal topped with shredded carrots
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Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal
Carrot cake in baked oatmeal form! Tender, nutty, wholesome, naturally sweetened, and perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond! 1 bowl and 10 ingredients required.
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Dinner

Tray filled with Easy Grillable Veggie Burgers on buns
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Easy Grillable Veggie Burgers
Easy, grillable veggie burgers with just 10 ingredients (give or take a spice)! Flavorful, hearty, and perfect for summertime grilling. Hearty enough to please meat-eaters and vegans alike!
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Hamburger filled with cabbage, green onion, and our Vegan 'Pulled Pork' recipe
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The Best Vegan “Pulled Pork” Sandwich!
Healthy, 10-ingredient vegan "pulled pork" sandwich with tons of smoky, sweet flavor and 17 G PROTEIN per serving!
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Baking sheet with Vegan BBQ Jackfruit sandwiches
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BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Avocado Slaw
Simple, 30-minute BBQ jackfruit sandwiches that will fool any meat lover! A crunchy, cool avocado slaw and roasted salted cashews add even more texture and flavor. The perfect vegan substitute for pulled pork.
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Close up shot of a Vegan Pizza Burger on a ciabatta bun with parsley and marinara
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Easy Pizza Burgers
Hearty pizza burgers made with whole food ingredients like chickpeas, parsley, and marinara sauce. Just 30 minutes required for this flavorful plant-based meal!
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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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Two plates with vegan crab cakes next to a jar of vegan tartar sauce
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Easy Vegan “Crab” Cakes (GF)
Easy vegan crab cakes that are crispy, flaky, and SO flavorful! Made with chickpeas and jackfruit for a satisfying entrée. Gluten-free optional and just 1 bowl required!
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Platter filled with our Easy Jackfruit Tacos recipe for a delicious plant-based meal
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Spicy Jackfruit Tacos (1-Pot Meal!)
Spicy Vegan Jackfruit Tacos made in 1-pan in about 30 minutes! An insanely delicious, easy-to-make filling that’s perfect for tacos, taco salads, burritos, nachos, and more!
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Plate of Crispy Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan alongside fettucine noodles and marinara
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Crispy Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan
Crispy, vegan, gluten-free eggplant parmesan made with 10 simple ingredients! The perfect flavorful, plant-based entrée for Italian night!
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Pan filled with a batch of the Best Vegan Gluten-Free Mac n Cheese
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The Best Vegan Gluten-Free Mac ‘n’ Cheese
THE BEST Vegan, Gluten-Free Mac ‘n’ Cheese made with 8 simple ingredients in 1 hour! Cheesy, hearty, and so satisfying.
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Plate of our vegan pizza made with veggies and homemade sausage
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Gluten-Free Vegan Sausage Pizza
Looking to upgrade pizza night? This vegan, gluten-free sausage pizza is the trick! Made with 9 simple, whole food ingredients, customizable toppings, and BIG flavor!
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Baking dish of Easy Vegan Lasagna topped with chopped parsley
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Easy Vegan Lasagna
Incredibly flavorful, hearty vegan lasagna made with 10 ingredients! Tender lasagna noodles are layered with Macadamia Nut Ricotta and tempeh-infused Marinara Sauce! Swoon.
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Plate of our delicious Vegan Meatballs in marinara sauce topped with parsley
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The Best Vegan Meatballs
Tender, flavorful, 10-ingredient vegan meatballs made with quinoa and black beans! Infused with fresh herbs, tomato paste, and spices for big flavor. The perfect meatless meatball for pasta, sandwiches, and more!
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Fork resting on a plate of vegan moussaka
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Easy Vegan Moussaka
Incredibly delicious vegan moussaka with layers of roasted eggplant, hearty tomato lentil sauce, and roasted garlic cashew bechamel! Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required.
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Big bowls of Red Lentil Chili garnished with sliced jalapeno, cilantro, and red onion
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1-Pot Red Lentil Chili
Hearty red lentil chili made in 1 pot with simple ingredients! A smoky, flavorful, protein- and fiber-rich plant-based meal perfect for cold nights and feeding a crowd.
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Wooden spoon in a pot of homemade Massaman Curry
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Easy 1-Pot Massaman Curry
Simple, 1-pot Massaman curry made without store-bought Massaman curry paste! Simply use spices you have on hand plus Thai red curry paste to achieve this flavorful, rich Massaman curry! Optional protein suggestions for vegans, pescatarians, and meat-eaters!
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Desserts

Batch of Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars topped with lemon slices and powdered sugar
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Creamy Vegan Lemon Bars
Creamy, naturally sweetened vegan lemon bars made with 10 simple ingredients and a delicious gluten-free crust.
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Showing the fluffy texture of our vegan lemon cake
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Lemon Loaf Cake (Vegan/GF)
Fluffy, tender lemon cake made in 1 bowl! Vegan and gluten-free and topped with a stunning 3-ingredient glaze. Perfect for spring and beyond!
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Picking up a Gluten-Free Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bar from a parchment-lined cutting board
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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars (GF)
Simple strawberry rhubarb crumble bars with a crumbly oat topping! Naturally sweetened, vegan and gluten-free, 10 ingredients, and so delicious!
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Vegan chocolate chip cookies next to each other on a baking sheet
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Classic Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (1 Bowl!)
The perfect classic vegan chocolate chip cookie made in 1 bowl! Salty-sweet, buttery, slightly crisp edges, tender center, and gooey chocolate chips. Just 9 ingredients and simple methods required!
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Gluten-free vegan oatmeal cookies on a plate
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Vegan Oatmeal Cookies (GF)
Undetectably vegan and gluten-free oatmeal raisin cookies! Just 30 minutes and simple methods required for perfectly chewy oatmeal cookies. A perfect healthier treat for any time of year!
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Stack of easy homemade Twix bars
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Easy Homemade Twix Bars (Vegan, Gluten-Free)
Easy, homemade Twix bars with a crunchy cookie layer, date caramel, and perfectly sweet chocolate coating. Undetectably plant-based and gluten-free. Just 9 simple ingredients required!
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Stack of Sweet Potato Brownies topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
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Fudgy Sweet Potato Brownies (V/GF)
Incredibly fudgy sweet potato brownies with cacao, almond butter, and oats. Naturally sweetened with maple syrup and topped with pecans and chocolate chips for the ultimate healthier treat!
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Two Mini Blueberry Galettes for a simple vegan dessert that looks fancy
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Mini Blueberry Galettes
Mini rustic pies made with simple ingredients. The perfect vegan dessert for fresh berry season (or any time of the year)! Serve with your favorite vegan ice cream or coconut whipped cream for an extra special treat.
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Tray stacked tall with homemade Vegan 7-Layer Bars
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Vegan 7 Layer Bars
Decadent vegan 7-layer bars with an almond-oat crust, date caramel, coconut butter and flakes, chocolate chips, and peanut butter! Easy to make, gluten-free, and insanely delicious!
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Holding up a slice of Easy Baked Vegan Cheesecake topped with lemon and raspberries
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Easy Baked Cheesecake (Vegan + GF)
Amazing baked vegan cheesecake with a simple oat-almond crust that tastes like graham crackers! Easy to prepare, requiring just 1 blender! The closest thing to “real” cheesecake I’ve ever tasted.
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Cake platter with half of a Vegan GF Carrot Cake topped with Cashew Buttercream Frosting
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1-Bowl Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake
Amazing carrot cake made in 1 bowl! Simple to make, insanely moist and flavorful, and undetectably vegan and gluten-free!
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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. Happy Father’s Day, friends!

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