Snuggle up with some Vegan Hygge with these Cozy Plant-Based Recipes that are delicious, easy to make, and healthy, too!
Hygge, pronounced “hoo-gue” or “hue-guh,” depending on the source, is a Danish/Norwegian/Scandanavian word that means, loosely translated, coziness. It’s more than that, though. It’s cozy but also feelings of contentment, wellness, and conviviality.
Friendly warmth. And in parts of the world where daylight hours get short in the winter, that’s a desirable feeling. For me, I’ve always thought of “hygge” as being that feeling you get coming into a warm, lit space from a snowy outdoors. Here are a few things that can give you the feeling of hygge …
These recipes will help with the tasty food part!
Vegan Hygge Soups
First up, here are some deliciously hearty vegan soups to keep you warm and cozy!
This vegan lentil tortilla soup messes with the mind by tasting more like chili than a vegetarian soup made with lentils. Load it up with all of your favorite chili toppings, knowing everything is meat-free!
This hearty and comforting Spanish-inspired white bean soup is guaranteed to warm you up on the chilliest day. It features smoked paprika and loads of veggies for a healthy, high protein vegan meal with lots of flavour.
Cozy, savory, and perfect for fall, this Vegan Cream of Chicken Soup is hearty, healthy, and stick-to-your-ribs satisfying. Whether you make up a big pot to eat throughout the week, serve to your family with crusty bread, or freeze for a snowy day, this soup is sure to become your new household favorite.
You can never go wrong with a bowl of this vegetarian soup in cold weather. Lebanese Sour Lentil Soup (locally known as 'Adas Bhamod') is so easy to prepare. Be sure you make extra, though; one bowl is never enough!
This creamy, curried roasted cauliflower soup with toasted coconut and crispy fried mushrooms is all about layer after layer of flavors and textures that stick to your ribs and warm you from the inside out.
Trinidad corn soup is a very popular street food of Trinidad and Tobago. This vegan soup is full of flavors and textures. It’s so delicious that I am sure it will become your favorite soup once you try it.
Mexican Noodle Soup is a filling and savory soup with a robust flavor that you and your family will enjoy. It cooks up in minutes, making it an easy choice for weeknight dinners or as a quick make-ahead meal on a Sunday afternoon.
Feed both your body and your soul with today’s savory slow cooker vegetable soup recipe — give it a try on your next Meatless Monday, or any day you need a warm bowl of comfort food! This easy Crock-Pot vegetable soup is naturally gluten free and vegan.
Vegan Hygge Cozy Stews and Dahls
Stew is soup's heartier cousin. These filling dishes are easy to make and healthy, too!
Nutritious and flavor-packed Moroccan Style Lentil Stew tastes simply awesome! This hearty and comforting recipe is full of lentils, chunky vegetables, earthy Mediterranean spices and lemon juice. You don’t have to be Vegan to fall in love with this delicious meatless stew !!
Vegan Puerto Rican bean stew or "habichuelas guisadas" made in just 30 minutes with affordable ingredients including beans, potatoes, spices, and green olives. The perfect cozy, warm dish to serve with a side of rice.
This vegan mushroom risotto with peas is insanely creamy and decadent without the use of any dairy! It’s rich, comforting and packed with lots of umami flavors. Easy enough to make during the weeknight while special enough for entertaining.
My vegan eggplant rollatini recipe is a fun and delicious twist on the classic Italian involtini dish. Made by broiling strips of eggplant and filling it with a creamy potato and cashew "ricotta cheese, and top it off with my spicy, caper-flecked tomato sauce.
Freshly cooked vegetable salad is so unique. Boiled eggplants with tomatoes and onions will surely warm up your day!
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Lisa Viger Gotte
Hello! I'm Lisa, an artist, photographer, author, gardener, navel-gazer, and lover of the planet and all its inhabitants. I draw and paint, cook, write, take lots of pics, eat lots of chocolate, and practice gratitude daily.