In our time indoors, one of the things that always cheers us up is to look for great vegan cuisine pics and recipes. While the circumstances of the world at large are out of our hands, the things that we eat and cook are things that we can control. Cooking your own vegan meals is a big step when you’re starting the plant-based lifestyle, and each great piece of cuisine can serve as an inspiration for the culinary endeavors of others. Welcome to this week’s Food Friday blog.

This week, we’ve got a selection of great IG vegan food photos that look like they brighten up the days of those who partake in them. We’ve got mushrooms and tofu, broccoli and salads, ubiquitous pastas and versatile rice.

Feeling hungry? Let’s go!

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This sesame tofu and broccoli is so good! The secret is marinating the tofu a day before. It gives the tofu such a great flavor! Ingredients 1 block extra firm tofu 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup soy sauce or aminos 2 tbsp rice vinegar 1 tbsp sesame oil 2 tsp sriracha 1 head of broccoli 1 cup of rice 1 tablespoon corn starch 2 cloves of garlic 1 inch of ginger One day before, place your tofu and the maple syrup, soy sauce or aminos, rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, and sriracha in a Tupperware container. The next day preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Place your tofu and broccoli on a baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Pour the remaining marinating liquid in a sauce pan that is on medium heat. Add a tablespoon of corn starch to the mixture and stir. Bring to a slight boil. Then turn off the heat and toss the tofu and broccoli in the sauce and serve over rice.

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First up is this rice bowl of sesame tofu and broccoli by @friendlyfloridavegan, a fresh-looking serving that includes an easy to follow recipe guide. We especially like how the tofu is marinated in tasty ingredients to better serve the taste of the dish. We’ve been craving rice and broccoli for a while now, and this recipe just tickles our fancy.



@mississippivegan presents these lovingly crafted vegan “crab” cakes, made with a variety of great ingredients like chickpeas, artichoke hearts and fresh remoulade sauce. This reminds us of a Tu-No salad, where a great vegan dish that’s ostensibly based on a recipe that uses animal products exceeds the original. From the looks of this pic and the ingredients listed, we’re sure that these vegan crab cakes taste absolutely delicious.



Another pasta dish comes our way! @simon.b.vernon presents this durum wheat fusilli pasta meal, with awesome olives and tomato slices to make the meal tastier. The combination of soft greens, enticing reds and appetizing yellows and blacks makes for a truly mouth-watering food photo, one that reminds us of the unopened pasta packs we still haven’t used yet in our own households. Be sure to check your pantry from time to time!



The colors of this salad @veganrainbowplanet23 are just so enticing. There’s something about the deep greens and violets that feel hypnotic. Based on the ingredients, it seems that it must have quite a great kick to it too. Apple juice does spice up the taste of salad by a large margin. A scrumptious salad indeed.



Our last Food Friday pick comes from @chemese, with their vegan peanut pad thai salad tray. From the nice array of ingredients to the salad’s serving size, this vegan meal looks like something that you can serve your houseguests, to give them a wonderful taste of what the vegan lifestyle has to offer. Alas, house visits are complicated in this day and age, but clean eating is still quite valued. This pad thai looks great.

That’s it for our Food Friday blog. Be sure to visit us next week for a fresh batch of great vegan photos. Want to join in? Just add the hashtags #FoodFriday and #VacationingVegan on your future IG vegan food photos, and who knows, maybe your picture will be featured in a future blog!

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