40+ Best Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipes (2024)

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Savory Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipes White Sauce Pasta with Veggies Vegan Tater Tot Casserole Mexican Black Bean Hand Pies Cheesy Vegetable Lasagna English Muffin Mini Veggie Pizzas Vegan Spaghetti and Meatballs Creamy Mac and Cheese with Broccoli Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos Roasted Red Pepper Soup Baked Vegan Mac and Cheese Creamy Chickpea Noodle Soup One-Pot Pasta Marinara Loaded Vegan Potato Nachos Easy Vegan Bean Burritos Crispy Sweet Potato Fries Lentil Carrot Hot Dogs Vegan Dan Dan Noodles Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas Veggie Chili Sin Carne Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich Potato Vegetable Croquettes Simple Sesame Noodles Spanish Rice and Beans Vegan Lentil Sloppy Joes Baked Vegan Falafel Tacos Baked Japanese Spring Rolls Vegan Cheese Fries Creamy Potato Broccoli Casserole One Pot Vegan Chili Mac Vegan Frittata Muffins Vegan Carrot Potato Cakes Veggie Pasta Salad Vegan Potato Volcanoes Pasta in Coconut Milk Sauce Homemade Spaghetti O's Sweet Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipes 3-Ingredient Vegan Pancakes Vegan Cookie Cake Vegan French Toast Sticks Stuffed Almond Milk Crêpes Chocolate Chickpea Ice Cream Fluffy Vegan Lemon Loaf No-Bake Peanut Butter Mousse Pie Healthy Oatmeal Cookies Banana Apple Crumble Chocolate Coconut Bliss Balls Healthy Cookie Dough Bars Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread Vegan S'mores Cookies Blueberry Banana Oat Bake More easy vegan recipes 40+ Best Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipes Ingredients Instructions Notes Please rate & share if you like this! FAQs
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Over 40 delicious recipes your kids will actually like! From easy mini pizzas to lots of creamy pasta dishes, bite-sized snacks and healthy cookies, these kid-friendly vegan recipes are super crowd-pleasing.

Getting kids to eat their dinner is one thing, but what about a completely vegan dinner? We’re talking about including vegetables!

Because we are all so different when it comes to taste preferences (children included!), we made sure that this selection of kid-friendly vegan recipes offers something for everyone.

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free 7-day vegan meal plan

Your next week of eating is planned out with these quick and delicious vegan bowls, meal prepping steps & full grocery list.

Have your kids try as many foods as possible to let them discover their likes and dislikes, serve comfort foods that are made vegan with a couple of swaps, and invite your children to help prepare the meal if you like so they become more adventurous in their eating!

If your kid has a small appetite, try some delicious high-calorie vegan meals, and be sure to include as many high-calorie vegan foods into their diet as possible!

Check out these tasty snacks for kids, pizza recipes, tacos, burgers, and our full guide on raising vegan kids next.

Savory Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipes

Find main meals like kid-friendly vegan dinner ideas as well as plant-based recipes that work for lunchboxes and are perfectly portable! Most of these easy recipes work well for picky eaters, too.

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White Sauce Pasta with Veggies

This recipe is so beginner-friendly, the hardest part is choosing, washing and chopping your vegetables! While you do so, cook your pasta on the stove according to the package instructions. This family-friendly dinner idea is ready in 30 minutes total — including the simple vegan white sauce.

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Vegan Tater Tot Casserole

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Ready to whip up a scrumptious everyday dinner? This vegan tater tot casserole is made with mixed veggies and vegan chicken chunks with a delicious cashew gravy poured over and topped with a crispy tater tot crust! Definitely try this kid-friendly vegan recipe.

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Mexican Black Bean Hand Pies

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These super child-friendly flaky vegan hand pies are delicious finger foods that also work for parties! The flavors are loosely Mexican and the recipe is inspired by South American empanadas, but using store-bought pastry and pantry-friendly ingredients.

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Cheesy Vegetable Lasagna

Creamy, comforting and secretly veggie-stuffed: this delicious vegan lasagna is the ultimate crowd-pleaser straight from the oven! Undetectably plant-based and really hearty, it’s the perfect family- and kid-friendly vegan dinner.

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English Muffin Mini Veggie Pizzas

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These super-simple English muffin pizzas are perfect for lunch, dinner or even as a snack. They are versatile and work for even the pickiest of eaters — especially kids! Use the veggies of your choice and bake these mini pizzas for only 10 minutes for a delicious kid-friendly vegan recipe.

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Vegan Spaghetti and Meatballs

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We couldn’t skip any kid’s favorite dinner: spaghetti and meatballs! This vegan recipe is just like the classic comfort food, deliciously saucy and incredibly easy to make. It features cauliflower, quinoa, breadcrumbs and lots of tasty spices!

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Creamy Mac and Cheese with Broccoli

If you’re up for a healthier twist on traditional mac and cheese, try this whole food plant-based version! If kid-approved, add some steamed broccoli alongside whole-grain pasta and a creamy, low-fat vegan cheese sauce made with carrots, cashews and nutritional yeast.

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Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos

Any kid loves using their hands when eating! That’s what tacos are for. These crispy buffalo cauliflower-filled shells pack crunchy chickpeas, some greens, avocado and fresh tomato salsa. So scrumptious!

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

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This vibrantly red soup is so comforting and couldn’t be easier to make. The delicious combination of red peppers, tomato and onion, roasted to perfection, offers a delightfully sweet taste and deep flavor! Serve with some toast and vegan cream.

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Baked Vegan Mac and Cheese

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Baked vegan mac and cheese — the epitome of comfort food! Loaded with rich, cheesy and buttery goodness that'll have everyone coming back for seconds, it’s a great kid-friendly vegan weeknight dinner.

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Creamy Chickpea Noodle Soup

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Moving on to more comfort food! This creamy chickpea noodle soup is a vegan twist on chicken soup and made with simple pantry ingredients. It’s loaded with warm and cozy flavors that will have your family and kids cleaning their bowls in a matter of minutes!

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One-Pot Pasta Marinara

If you’re up for a healthy and convenient dinner, this delicious vegan one-pot pasta recipe will be your new favorite! It’s flavorful, easy to make, requires only 10 minutes of hands-on time and is made from cheap staple foods. Plus, it hides a whole bunch of veggies!

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Loaded Vegan Potato Nachos

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Ready to enjoy in 35 minutes total, these loaded vegan potato nachos are bursting with Mexican flavor! Super kid-friendly and customizable, they feature healthy ingredients such as black beans, cashews, tomato and lots of spices.

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Easy Vegan Bean Burritos

Hearty, colorful and portable — these vegan bean burritos are our go-to lunch! Easily customizable, flavorful and really healthy, they are a great vegan meal idea for kids and adults alike.

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Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

These healthy oven-baked sweet potato fries can be spiced to your liking and are perfect for dipping into ketchup, vegan sour cream or anything else you fancy! Super kid-friendly finger food, naturally gluten-free and easy to pair with many other plant-based foods.

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Lentil Carrot Hot Dogs

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Another kid-favorite gone vegan and healthy! These veggie hot dogs are made with pureed lentils, carrots, smoked paprika and garlic powder which ensure great texture and taste. They are undetectably packed with nutrients — a true hit!

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Vegan Dan Dan Noodles

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If you and your family can handle some heat, then try this vegan version of a Sichuan takeout legend! Savory, easy to make and featuring scrumptious plant-based meat substitute, this dinner idea comes with a flavorful sauce and a few veggies of your choice.

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Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas

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When you have a little more time over the weekend, why not treat your family to some filling butternut squash black bean enchiladas? It’s perfect for cold days and an easy, warming dish that’s very satisfying. Kids really love them!

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Veggie Chili Sin Carne

Great for meal prep and to get some more veggies on your family’s plates, this vegan chili is one of our favorite protein-packed vegan dinners! Using a variety of pantry staples and spices, you can finely chop whatever veggies you want to include and serve the chili on its own, with rice, tortilla chips, cornbread or baked potatoes!

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Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich

It’s probably safe to say that you cannot go wrong with this family-friendly recipe and now, you can make it secretly vegan for everyone to enjoy. This healthy grilled cheese sandwich is made with avocado, spinach, cashew mayo and slices of smoked tofu!

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Potato Vegetable Croquettes

These crispy potato and vegetable croquettes are the perfect finger food for the whole family! Easily hiding a bunch of veggies, they are super versatile and easy to make. Let the kids help make them and then offer a bunch of their favorite dips alongside these tasty and savory patties!

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Simple Sesame Noodles

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As a busy mom, you’re often in need of super simple go-to dinners! This easy pantry-friendly recipe for takeout-style sesame noodles is made with whole-wheat pasta tossed with rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil and scallions. On the table in 30 minutes!

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Spanish Rice and Beans

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This budget-friendly one-pot Spanish rice and beans recipe is a great family dinner idea. Made with easy-to-find pantry ingredients, it has a deep flavor and can be served on its own or with a salad dressed with an easy yogurt garlic sauce.

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Vegan Lentil Sloppy Joes

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These lentil and cauliflower sloppy joes are a lightened-up yet pretty close version of traditional sloppy joes you may remember from your own childhood. Nobody will assume there’s a whole head of cauliflower in this recipe or that it’s refined sugar- and oil-free! Super healthy and kid-friendly vegan comfort food at its best.

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Baked Vegan Falafel Tacos

Have you ever tried putting falafel in a taco? This tasty twist and combination of 2 classic plant-based dishes make for a handy lunch or dinner. Once again, finger food is always a winner when it comes to kids and these tacos are the perfect mixture of fresh, crunchy, and satiating.

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Baked Japanese Spring Rolls

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If your family enjoys Asian food, try these baked Japanese spring rolls! Made with filo pastry, they are a delicious starter (or main for small children) filled with different veggies and served with a simple dipping sauce.

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Vegan Cheese Fries

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Why not treat your family to this richer version of baked potatoes topped with grated vegan cheese and mayonnaise? You can follow this kid-friendly vegan recipe using either store-bought dairy alternatives or make your healthier versions at home if you like.

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Creamy Potato Broccoli Casserole

If you’re in the mood for some comfort food, why not try out this cheesy potato casserole? It’s made with no-fuss ingredients and can hide any veggies you like. You won’t believe how creamy things can get without any cheese, oil, or butter! We love that with just 30 minutes of preparation (plus baking time), this kid-friendly vegan recipe is ready to feed a whole crowd.

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One Pot Vegan Chili Mac

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Looking for a plant-based comfort dish that the entire family will love? Give this easy-to-make vegan chili mac recipe a try! Macaroni, kidney beans, tomatoes and corn are combined with a spicy blend of seasoning and vegan cheese for a tasty twist on the traditional chili mac.

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Vegan Frittata Muffins

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Nutrient-dense, savory and really tasty, frittata muffins are a great vegan recipe idea for kids! Smaller in size, they are perfect for any grab-and-go occasion, high in protein and packed with veggies. These muffins are versatile and can be made ahead of time, too!

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Vegan Carrot Potato Cakes

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These potato cakes are crispy from the outside but super soft from the inside and really easy to make! Using leftover mashed potatoes, rice, carrots, onion and parsley, they are naturally gluten-free, freezable and suitable not just for kids but also toddlers.

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Veggie Pasta Salad

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This simple gluten-free pasta salad is bursting with healthy vegetables and delicious Italian dressing. Great for picnics during summer or as a portable kid-friendly vegan lunch, it’s easy to make in just 15 minutes if you have cooked pasta on hand!

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Vegan Potato Volcanoes

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Now, this is how you can make dinner fun for your kids! These awesome mashed potato volcanoes with homemade “lava sauce” work well with some kid-friendly veggies like green peas on the side. Eat at once, before the lava solidifies into magma!

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Pasta in Coconut Milk Sauce

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If you’re in need of a quick kid-friendly vegan recipe, try this pasta in coconut milk sauce! Only a handful of staple ingredients such as garlic, canned tomatoes, veggie stock and coconut milk are needed to make this pasta-forward vegan dinner in less than 30 minutes.

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Homemade Spaghetti O's

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Spaghetti-O’s are an American childhood classic: thick, creamy and tomatoey pasta in a can. Here is how you can make this kid-friendly vegan dinner from scratch! Only 4 ingredients plus some spices like onion and garlic powder are needed for this incredible 10-minute recipe.

Sweet Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipes

Here are some sweet vegan recipes for kids ranging from oatmeal and pancakes for breakfast to healthy cookies, cookie dough bars and chocolate banana bread! Serve as sweet snacks, desserts or any time of the day.

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3-Ingredient Vegan Pancakes

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Every child would be happy to eat these 3-ingredient pancakes in the morning! It’s a simple and healthy vegan breakfast idea made with oats, banana and coconut milk. Serve with fresh fruit or maple syrup!

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Vegan Cookie Cake

This delicious vegan cookie cake is the perfect combination of moist cookie and scrumptious, slightly sweet cake that can be dressed up to your liking! High in protein and sugar-free, this simple-to-make treat is totally kid-approved and ready to eat in around 30 minutes.

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Vegan French Toast Sticks

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Family-friendly and insanely easy, these vegan French toast sticks are a true hit with kids! Move over, sliced bread — it’s way more entertaining to have batons that you can dunk and swish in maple syrup.

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Stuffed Almond Milk Crêpes

This delicate, velvety kid-friendly breakfast option or dessert is like a super thin version of pancakes and similar to sweet wraps, just waiting to be filled with all the delicious vegan treats you can think of from nut butter to fruit, coconut whip or date caramel sauce. The batter is egg-free and quickly made in a blender and the crêpes can be served as a sweet or savory meal!

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Chocolate Chickpea Ice Cream

Kids sure love ice cream! How about making a super healthy, whole food plant-based vegan chocolate ice cream that’s secretly rich in protein thanks to chickpeas and even naturally sweetened with dates? Complete with a peanut butter swirl, it’s a delicious homemade family-friendly treat.

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Fluffy Vegan Lemon Loaf

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Super moist and tender, undetectably vegan and gluten-free — this scrumptious vegan lemon loaf ticks so many boxes! Topped with a 3-ingredient lemon drizzle, this baked goodness is suitable for the whole family thanks to its sweet notes of vanilla and crumb texture.

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

If you haven’t been convinced that vegan desserts can be both beautiful and tasty, let this vegan peanut butter mousse pie blow you away. It’s a no-bake recipe made from mostly wholesome foods and just 8 ingredients! This creamy goodness is relatively quick to whip up and a must-try kid-friendly vegan treat.

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Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

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Make these healthy oatmeal cookies ahead of time to have a healthy snack ready at all times! They require only 4 ingredients, less than 30 minutes of your time and can be customized to your liking. If your kids don’t enjoy regular oatmeal, this is how you can get some healthy whole grains into their bellies!

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Banana Apple Crumble

Sugar-free, gluten-free and just all-around good for you: this easy-to-make apple crumble is sweetened with banana, requires very little equipment and makes your kitchen smell fantastic! You can customize it using seasonal produce and serve it to your kids fresh out of the oven with some coconut ice cream on top.

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Chocolate Coconut Bliss Balls

Little bite-sized treats are among the best kid-friendly vegan recipes! If they enjoyed Bounty bars in the past, you need to try these homemade chocolate coconut bliss balls made with just 4 healthy ingredients. Best enjoyed cold out the of the fridge and your kids can even help make them!

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Healthy Cookie Dough Bars

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Another way to satisfy cookie cravings with wholesome ingredients are these vegan cookie dough bars. A layer of homemade almond flour cookie dough is topped with smooth dark chocolate — pretty much everything kids love!

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Vegan Chocolate Banana Bread

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Try this everyday vegan banana bread recipe that’s sweetened only with ripe bananas! Featuring simple staple foods, it takes under an hour total and can be used for breakfast, as a snack or to put in your kid’s lunchbox.

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Vegan S'mores Cookies

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These delicious and kid-friendly vegan cookies bring all the campfire taste without the fear of burning your marshmallow or dripping chocolate all over. They are extremely easy to make and a guaranteed crowd pleaser!

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Blueberry Banana Oat Bake

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If you’re new to baked oats, this vegan blueberry banana goodness definitely won’t disappoint! It’s sweet, chewy, delicious, and healthy, making it a great energy-boosting breakfast or snack for the whole family.

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40+ Best Kid-Friendly Vegan Recipes

Yield: 1 pizza

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Here are over 40 delicious recipes your kids will actually like! From easy mini pizzas to lots of creamy pasta dishes, bite-sized snacks and healthy cookies, these kid-friendly vegan recipes are super crowd-pleasing and undetectably plant-based. Try following easy kid-friendly vegan pizza from our Vegan Starter Kit eBook!

Ingredients

Pizza crust

  • 1 ¼ cups whole wheat flour (150 g)
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • 1 tsp Italian herbs, dried
  • ½ salt
  • ½ cup warm water (120 ml)

Toppings

  • ½ - ¾ cup tomato sauce (about 160 ml)
  • ½ small onion, sliced
  • ¼ bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 tbsp corn kernels
  • 3 small button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 oz smoked tofu, diced (30 g)

Optional

  • Sundried tomatoes
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Chickpeas
  • Cheese sauce
  • Almond ricotta
  • Buffalo cauliflower bites
  • Store-bought vegan cheese shreds
  • Fresh basil
  • Olives

Instructions

Make the crust

  1. Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl, add warm water and knead well. Adjust water and flour in case the dough is too sticky or too dry.
  2. Form dough into a ball and let it sit in a warm place, covered, for 20 minutes.
  3. Alternatively, you can use any store-bought vegan pizza dough.
  4. Preheat your oven to 400° F (200° C) and get a baking sheet or pan.

Prepare the toppings

  1. Wash, chop or rinse all of the vegan pizza toppings your kid will love and place them next to each other on a plate or in little bowls.
  2. Ask your children if they want to help make the pizza!

Make the pizza

  1. Once the dough has risen, flour a clean surface and briefly knead it.
  2. Use your hands or a rolling pin to work the dough into a 12” circle, then transfer it to your parchment paper-lined pizza pan or baking sheet.
  3. Spread your tomato sauce evenly on the crust with a spoon, then sprinkle all desired toppings on your pizza crust!
  4. Put the pizza in the oven for around 20 minutes or until the crust is golden on the edges. Slice and serve warm.

Notes

  • While it is healthier to make your own whole-grain pizza crust, if you’re in a hurry or don’t want to make your own crust, simply use any store-bought pizza crust (check the label to see if it’s vegan).
  • Depending on what your kids like, you can add any mock meats, vegan cheese or olives etc. to your pizza.
  • You can swap the whole wheat flour for gluten-free if needed.
  • Find 40+ more easy and tasty vegan recipes your kids will love in the article above!
Nutrition Information:

Yield: 2Serving Size: ½ pizza
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 322Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 372mgCarbohydrates: 65gFiber: 11gSugar: 5gProtein: 15g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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FAQs

What are plant based foods for kids? ›

Including energy and nutrient-dense foods such as avocados, vegetable oils, seeds, nut butters or ground nuts, tofu and pulses (beans, lentils, soya beans, chickpeas, hummus) can help increase the nutrient and energy density of vegan diets for children.

What do picky vegans eat? ›

36 Easy Vegan Dinner Ideas That Even Picky Eaters Will Love
  • 01 of 36. Spiced Rice With Crispy Chickpeas. ...
  • 02 of 36. Fish-Free Ceviche. ...
  • 03 of 36. Slow Cooker Black Bean Posole. ...
  • 04 of 36. Tofu Asada With Caramelized Onion Refried Beans. ...
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  • 06 of 36. Chickpea Salad Sandwich. ...
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What can I cook for my vegan girlfriend? ›

Vegan meal for two recipes
  • Sticky noodles with homemade hoisin. ...
  • Pearled spelt salad with peas & gooseberries. ...
  • Grilled Mediterranean veg with bean mash. ...
  • Miso aubergine. ...
  • Marinated tofu. ...
  • Roasted cauli-broc bowl with tahini hummus. ...
  • Veggie noodles with sesame dressing. ...
  • Pumpkin, spinach & black bean dopiaza.

How to cook for vegan guests? ›

Vegan dinner party recipes
  1. Courgette curry. A star rating of 4.8 out of 5. ...
  2. Beetroot & red onion tarte tatin. ...
  3. Beetroot hummus party platter. ...
  4. Italian-style roast cabbage wedges with tomato lentils. ...
  5. App onlyWhole-roasted curried cauliflower & chickpeas. ...
  6. Refried beans. ...
  7. Vegan pie. ...
  8. App onlyCreamy vegan wild mushroom risotto.

Can children thrive on a plant-based diet? ›

A review of research papers published in the journal Nutrition Research in 2021 said “vegan children showed normal growth and were less often obese” and that “a well-planned vegan diet using supplementation is likely to provide the recommended amounts of critical nutrients to provide for normal progression of height ...

Is it healthy for kids to be vegan? ›

A plant-based diet that includes eggs and dairy ensures your child will have the necessary nutrients for healthy growth. An egg- and dairy-free vegan diet can also be healthy and complete, if sources of vitamin B-12, calcium, zinc, vitamin D and iron are maximized.

How to go vegan without dying? ›

Our Guidelines For Eating A Plant-Based Diet
  1. Eat plenty of nutrient-dense vegetables at every meal.
  2. Eat a wide variety of organic, unprocessed foods.
  3. Eat protein with every meal.
  4. If you choose to eat grains, pick minimally processed grains like quinoa, amaranth, and oats.
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Can a non-vegan marry a vegan? ›

Of course you can! Aside from the importance of having different interests, and beliefs to your partner, I think it should be easy to live with someone that doesn't share your diet.

Is peanut butter vegan? ›

The bottom line. Most types of peanut butter are free of animal products and can be enjoyed as part of a vegan diet. However, some varieties are made in facilities that also process animal products or contain refined sugar that was produced using bone char or non-vegan ingredients like honey or fish oil.

What does Gordon Ramsay think of vegan food? ›

Chef Gordon Ramsay, who has been known for teasing vegans, confessed on TV that he actually "loves" plant-based food. The British TV personality and the world-famous chef made his vegan confession on the US series of Masterchef: Back to Win.

Which foods are surprisingly vegan? ›

Top 10 surprising vegan foods
  • Crumpets. This might be an obvious one to some, but a quick poll with our vegan and dairy-free friends shows many mistakenly believe crumpets contained dairy. ...
  • Dark chocolate. Chocoholics assemble! ...
  • Cream crackers. ...
  • (Some) biscuits. ...
  • (Some) crisps. ...
  • Ice Cream. ...
  • Pasta. ...
  • Peanut butter.

What counts as plant-based food? ›

1. Definition of a plant-based diet. A plant-based diet consists of all minimally processed fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, herbs, and spices and excludes all animal products, including red meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and dairy products.

What are 30 plant-based foods? ›

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, apricots, sweet potatoes, peaches, plums, melons, eggplant, lemons, lettuce, green beans, kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, spinach, corn, Swiss chard, celery, beets, onions, cauliflower, cherries, bananas, mushrooms, parsnips, turnips, ...

Are eggs allowed on a plant-based diet? ›

In other words, plants were paired with protein sources, like eggs, to make a nutritious and well rounded meal. Eggs can and should be part of a plant-based diet, and these five suggestions showcase how easy it is to incorporate the incredible egg into your plant-forward dishes.

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