A roundup of delicious Southern staples that will satisfy all your cravings without any of the high fat and high calorie counts of the classics! All healthy and vegan.
Sometimes I think I was born in the wrong place. Take for example the fact that, Buffalo is freezing. I like warm weather. Buffalonians have a funny accent. I never took on the accent as a kid. I always want to type out the word y’all when writing things online. But then I second guess myself since I’m not from the south.
Heck, maybe I was meant to be a southerner! I certainly prefer the weather and the fresh produce all year round isn’t a bad thing either. 🙂
Another thing I like about the South? THE FOOD.
Unfortunately, traditional Southern food is not the healthiest. Southern cuisine is known for its rich, decadent, indulgent ingredients and recipes! Sweets, savory casseroles, buttery breads, and lots of finger lickin’ fried goodness! Some would say it’s a heart attack waiting to happen (especially if you eat like that all the time instead of in moderation).
Luckily, all of those classic comfort foods can be made health(ier) and VEGAN with a few simple ingredient swaps and a little creativity.
Today I’ve rounded up the tastiest recipes from around the web that feature Southern Comfort Foods Made Healthy AND Vegan! 17 delicious, mouth watering dishes and desserts that will kick any craving you’re having.
Southern Comfort Foods Gone Healthy AND Vegan
Vegan Gluten-Free Healthy Cornbread | Emilie Eats
Vegan Grits | Food By Maria
Healthy Vegan Cajun Gumbo with Okra | Not Enough Cinnamon
Southern-Style Vegan Biscuits and Gravy | Wow It’s Veggie
Southern Style Vegetarian Meatloaf | iheartrecipes
Quick Collard Greens | Cookie + Kate
Easy Southern-Style Potato Salad | Planted 365
Cajun-Style Red Beans and Rice | Emilie Eats
Vegan Southern Fried Cabbage | Healthier Steps
Southern-Style Vegan Buttermilk Biscuits | Nora Cooks
Easy Vegan Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas | Vegan Runner Eats
Vegan Southern Soul Bowl | Happy Healthy Life
Easy Southern-Style Vegan BBQ Bowls | Veganosity
Healthy Vegan Jambalaya | Skinny Ms.
Vegan Peach Pie | Happy Healthy Life
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