23 Keto Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes + Resources (low-carb, paleo, vegan, keto)
June 28, 2017 by
December 7, 2018
Eating a keto vegan or keto vegetarian diet can get old pretty quick if you do not have a fully-stocked arsenal of awesome vegan keto recipes at your disposal. If that describes you, that will all change once you check out these great low-carb and all-about-the-veggie recipes and resources!
I have been asked so many times about living a keto vegan or vegetarian lifestyle, and for good reason. It can be very challenging to go low-carb high-fat while limiting your fat options to plant-based sources. Well, hopefully, this post will provide you with the answers you need to live a fully fat-fueled keto vegan rock star lifestyle!
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Now you may be wondering, “Leanne, why don’t you eat a vegan or vegetarian diet?” Actually, I have, but as I have mentioned in many of my posts, videos, and books, we need to listen to our bodies. Period. My body no longer resonates with being vegan. Read more about why I stopped being vegan.
I know others of you are probably like, “Finally! A keto vegan/vegetarian post is just what I’ve been waiting for!” If that’s you, I am so excited to be able to help you out. I know limited food options can lead to a bit of a monotonous and dreary existence, and can eventually result in a horrendous bout of binge eating and crushing guilt later on. My mission is to help you avoid that vicious cycle and discover the wonderful opportunities that are out there in the small, but vivacious, world of vegan and vegetarian ketogenic living!
Now for those wonderful recipes… let’s get started!
Keto Vegan & Vegetarian Recipes
Ready, set, go!!! That’s what you are telling your body once you have one of these babies. This is pure rocket fuel for the keto rockstar… or if you really just need something different for breakfast. T minus 10… 9…
Breakfast just is not a time to make elaborate meals for most people. That is why this could be a great recipe for those days you just need to go keto, go vegan, and go now. Off you go and enjoy!
For those days you have a little more time, treat yourself with these amazing keto waffles!
All about those greens? Then this green keto coffee shake is calling your name with Genuine Health vegan greens+O. Super good for you and super tasty is how I like it.
One popular breakfast dish, oatmeal, just doesn’t cut it in the paleo and keto world, but this recipe does! Quick and easy overnight oats without the oats makes for a great keto vegan kickstarter to your day with several different flavors!
Casseroles are just wonderful, am I right? One dish and you’re set. I like simple and satisfying, which is what this vegetarian casserole is. There are dairy-free options as well, but note that it does contain eggs. Enjoy!
Here is a nice keto vegetarian option that will shake things up a bit! A simple recipe, but oh my goodness, this looks so good. Watch out, it may become a daily favorite!
Sometimes you just need to grab and go, and these would be perfect for a make-ahead vegan keto breakfast. You could also use this awesome vegan cream cheese if you like!
A good bowl of porridge just hits the spot, and this hemp heart keto porridge is perfect for those looking for awesomely delicious vegan low-carb breakfast recipes. Enjoy your no-grain porridge on those icky weather days or just whenever you need a good bowl of comfort.
With four simple ingredients, it will be hard to find a more simple keto vegan breakfast recipe out there. It does not even require a blender, so no worries there! Now sit back and enjoy…
Now for lunch time… and this recipe is totally vegan and low-carb, and it’s creamy and full of flavor! A great side dish or a light lunch.
These are not your typical zucchini noodles, so if that is what you were thinking then think again! These are kanten noodles, and they are amazing. Try them and tell me they are not one of the best low-carb noodles out there.
How about some more vegan keto amazingness? This definitely has to be added to the list because it is packed with wholesome veggies and healthy fat. Can be used as a side or main dish.
Want a bowl of soup with your keto vegan salad? Today’s soup of the day is this lovely cream of mushroom soup full of flavorful veggies and mushrooms… highly recommended!
This low-carb vegetarian take on falafel is just heavenly. Looks great, tastes great, and loved by young and old alike. Try it on your family and see how they react… I’ll bet they ask for seconds.
Are you a soup fiend? Then here’s another option for you. Try this quick 20-minute recipe that keeps the carbs low and includes tons of veggie goodness!
Mmmmm, I love me some pesto, and pesto with these low-carb kelp noodles just sounds delicious. Yet another option to the low-carb noodle stockpile, so you can shake things up every once in awhile.
If you are looking for something a little more than soup and salad, then this tempeh recipe might be more up your speed. And to replace the soy sauce, try some coconut aminos!
Nothing says summer quite like bright and cheery colors, so this recipe is a perfect summertime treat! Happy summer! For dairy-free, you can just omit the parmesan. You could also always add a little avocado oil to boost your fat intake!
Do you have a summertime farmer’s market that you frequent? Yet another great thing about summer. This recipe is in honor of all the wonderful farmers and local vendors who bless us with their amazing produce!
Super satisfying and totally vegan… definitely a win on this one! Be warned… there’s a reason this is called crack slaw. Also, if you’re concerned about sesame oil, you can always replace it with avocado oil.
You’re going to want to grab your zucchini sticks, carrot sticks, and cucumber rounds for this refreshing and fun veggie treat. It is a fun way to get a little extra veggie in your day, and it can go on pretty much anything. What will you eat it with?
Now you might be asking yourself, “How could this possibly be vegan?” Well, there is actually no dairy in this at all! Perfect for adding to salads, pasta, or veggie pizza… my mouth is watering just thinking about it.
More Useful Resources For Keto Vegans & Vegetarians
My Keto Diet Book has it all… including advice for keto vegans, and lots of vegetarian and over 42% of the keto recipes are vegetarian. This is not simply a cookbook… it is a keto life book! There is something for everyone in here.
I know I am not currently a vegan, but that does not mean I have never tried it before. Here, I explain my thoughts and advice on how to rock keto and the veggies simultaneously. If you are considering going keto while vegan, or vice versa, this is where you should start.
Easy… I love easy! That is why this is a delightful guide to everything keto and vegan. Nice charts and recommendations make it easier for those who are trying to find a wide variety of vegan fat and proteins sources while staying in ketosis.
For a more in-depth look at low-carb vegetables, this is your stop. And there are even recipe recommendations for many of the low-carb veggies. Veggie time!
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