How’s your week been? We hope that you’ve been keeping your spirits up. You might not be able to go on a vegan travel vacation yet, but you can still cook up some delicious plant-based cuisine at home. Welcome to this week’s Food Friday blog.

This week, we’ve chosen 5 new vegan food photos by the great foodies of Instagram, from sweet treats to savory delights. We think that this week’s selection would be great comfort food during both bright, hot days and cold, rainy afternoons.

Ready? Let’s dig right in!


We’ve always had a soft spot for pasta! @suzybecque presents our first pick for this Food Friday blog, a delicious linguine with olives and tomatoes. We can almost taste the great textures and flavors of this dish just by looking at the image! Tomatoes and olives taste absolutely heavenly together, and they are perfectly delectable when paired with great pasta.


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Potato and Mushrooms #plantbased #vegan #dinnertime #twicebakedpotatoes with #garlic #mushrooms topped with #cashewcheese and #chives for the cashew cheese I used 1/12 cups raw cashews soaked them in water for 3 hours then mixed them with 2 garlic cloves 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1 cup almond milk unsweetened 1 jalapeño 1tsp nutmeg 1tsp garlic powder 2 tsp turmeric powder 1tsp paprika 1tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard purée until smooth salt and pepper to taste Sauté mushrooms in coconut oil til tender then add 3 crushed garlic cloves Bake your potatoes till soft split in half scoop the center out place in bowl then add half the cashew cheese add chives and half your mushrooms spoon mashed potato back into skins and bake 15 minutes at 375 then top with mushrooms and cashew cheese and more chives #vegetarian #vegan #plantbased #healthyfood sending #healthyvibes 📸👨🏻‍🍳🌱 @christopher114 @foodforhealthandfitness

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@christopher114 presents our next vegan food pick, a mouth-watering dish of sliced potatoes and mushrooms, topped with cashew cheese. Potatoes are very hearty meals on their own, and mushrooms have a savory taste to them that helps complete any vegan meals they are used in. Add them both together alongside cashew cheese? Yum!



Snack break! Have some lovely crispy root chips by @hungry_little_bellies. At least, the photo of crispy root chips anyways. We’re just loving the golden hues and violet textures of these plant-based snacks. There’s a lot you can do with root crops, if you’re creative enough.


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Back with another ramen noodle recipe that's fast and delicious, member of the "clean plate club" as Binging with Babish would say. For the broccoli: Steam until cooked then immediately after toss in crushed red pepper, salt and black pepper. For the stir fry noodles: A pack of vegan ramen noodles (save the flavor packet for a different recipe) 1/4 of medium sized onion 1/2 tbps olive oil Crushed Garlic Mushrooms Sauce: 2 tbps low sodium soy sauce 1/2 tbps maple syrup Sriracha/hot sauce according to taste 1 Tbsp white rice vinegar 1/2 tbps olive oil Mix sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Boil ramen for about 4 minutes drain and set aside. Dice onions, heat oil in a pan. cook onions for 3-5 minutes add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add mushrooms and cool till tender (about 5 minutes). Add ramen noodles and the sauce to the pan, mix till combined and simmer for 3 minutes. Serve and enjoy!! 🌱🌱

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Can we get some ramen? Yes we can! @vegannoni presents this wonderful broccoli ramen and mushroom plate, with a complete recipe to boot! We never really understood the stigma behind broccoli amongst kids when we grew up. These tree-shaped goodies can be paired off with various vegan delights, like this ramen recipe. Plus, their vivid colors create a great contrast with the deeper orange color of the noodle meal. You know how we just love culinary color-contrasts!


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Chocolate banana protein smoothie 😍🍌🍫 – This thick and creamy protein-packed chocolate banana smoothie is filled with nutrients to give you long-lasting energy all day long 💪🏼🙌🏼 – It was super delicious and so refreshing on a hot day! I added some cacao nibs and shredded coconut on top for extra antioxidants and crunch 😋😋 – Everything you need to make it is below ⬇️ – Ingredients: • 1 ripe banana • 1 scoop @thatprotein chocolate • 1/3 cup @timsdairyyogurt greek yoghurt • 1/2 cup @califiafarmsuk oat milk • 1 tbsp chia seeds • 1 tsp @little_pod vanilla – Recipe: 1. Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and puree until smooth and creamy. Pour in a large glass to serve. . . #foodporn #smoothielovers #healthysmoothies #smoothie #chocolate #vegan #oatmealbowl #chocolatesmoothie #smoothielove #saladestar #veganbreakfastideas #proteinsmoothie #befitsmoothies #coconutyogurt #plantbased #smoothielife #chocolatesmoothie #vegansmoothie #tropbon #healthybreakfast #cacoanibs #proteinsmoothie #delicious #homemadesmoothie #healthyrecipes #chiaseeds #breakfastrecipes #chiapudding

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Let’s get something sweet to conclude this week! @eatwellwithgabs presents our last pick for this week’s Food Friday, a chocolate banana protein smoothie, designed to both satisfy your taste buds and refill your spent energy cells. Who says that your vigor-boosting drink has to be bland or commercialized? The beauty of vegan cuisine is that you always have the power to make it yourself. You are empowered to provide for your own nutrition.

That’s it for our Food Friday this week. Be sure to visit us next week for another batch of visually-pleasing vegan food photos. Interested in joining our celebration of vegan food? Just add the hashtags #FoodFriday and #VacationingVegan on your next vegan food photo. Who knows, maybe you’ll be featured in a future blog!

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