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August 30, 2022

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30+ Quick & Easy Vegan Potluck Recipes

Here are 30 quick and easy vegan potluck recipes! Including crowd-pleasing breakfasts, salads, appetizers, entrees and desserts. This list has everything!

30 quick & easy vegan potluck recipes

Fall is officially in full swing, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner! With this in mind, today I thought I'd share 30+ quick & easy vegan potluck recipes. Fall potlucks can sometimes be a bit difficult to navigate if you're someone who has diet restrictions. Luckily, all the recipes I'm sharing today are completely vegan, vegetarian, AND gluten-free! The best part? Your non-vegan co-workers, friends or family won't even be able to tell the difference!

We've got recipes for breakfast, healthy salads, easy entrees, delicious side dishes, and amazing homemade dessert recipes. Whatever the occasion, we've got you covered. If you make any of these recipes this year for any fall gatherings, be sure to tag me on Instagram so I can see!

There's sure to be something for everyone on this list! Don't forget to pin this post so that you can come back to this list over and over again.

Vegan Fall Breakfast Potluck Recipes

First up, breakfast. There are probably times during the fall when you'll be invited for a coffee breakfast. Maybe it's for a school function, work, or even just friends. These fall-inspired recipes are perfect for that occasion!

Pecan Pie Quinoa Breakfast Cookies
Pecan Pie Breakfast Cookies
These healthy pecan pie breakfast cookies use quinoa for an added boost of protein, are sweetened naturally and are packed with sweet, dessert-like flavors!
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Skinny Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins - sweetened naturally, gluten-free + vegan | recipe on simplyquinoa.com
Healthy Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins
These skinny pumpkin quinoa muffins are made without any oils, eggs, dairy or gluten. Plus, they're naturally sweetened and seriously delicious!
Also try: Coconut Flour Banana Muffins
Also try: Healthy Apple Crumb Muffins
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pumpkin quinoa breakfast bars with oats and banana
Pumpkin Pie Quinoa Breakfast Bars
These amazing Pumpkin Quinoa Breakfast Bars will make all your fall dreams come true! High in protein, fiber and complex carbs, they're the perfect way to start the day! 
Also try: Apple Pie Breakfast Bars
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Best Vegan French Toast Recipe
Apple Cinnamon French Toast Muffins
These amazing vegan french toast muffins are flavored with cinnamon and apple! They're healthy, naturally sweet, perfect for fall and easy to meal prep too!
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Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal
Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal
This pumpkin baked oatmeal recipe is gluten-free, vegan and packed with flavor! It's like you're having a slice of pumpkin pie for breakfast!
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Healthy Crowd-Pleasing Salads

Salads are always a good option when it comes to a potluck. So I had to include some of my favorite plant-based salads in our vegan potluck recipes post, didn't I?!

healthy quinoa salad with green beans and almonds
Green Bean & Almond Quinoa Salad
This simple green bean and quinoa salad is perfect for a quick side or served as a main with a little grilled chicken, chickpeas or tofu. Either way, this salad will be a hit!
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Roasted Brussels Sprout Quinoa Salad with pomegranates, pecans and a bright, tangy dressing!
Roasted Brussels Sprout Quinoa Salad
A healthy, gluten-free quinoa salad, this Roasted Brussels Sprout Quinoa Salad is a nutritious, protein-packed salad, perfect to serve for the holidays!
Also try: Best Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad
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Easy Fall Salad with Squash and Pomegranates
Fall Salad with Acorn Squash
This simple fall salad is loaded with goodies! We've got roasted acorn squash, pomegranate seeds, pumpkin seeds and an amazing creamy tahini dressing too!
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creamy vegan broccoli quinoa salad with sliced almonds
Creamy Broccoli & Quinoa Salad
This healthy broccoli quinoa salad is tossed with a creamy cashew dressing and makes for a filling, yet surprisingly light side dish. It's also vegan, gluten-free and high-fiber too!
Also try: Vegan Quinoa Broccoli Bites
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plate of kale salad with crispy tofu
Best Ever Massaged Kale Salad
This is the BEST massaged kale salad because it's super easy to make and full of flavor from a simple dressing nutritional yeast, lemon juice, and olive oil. A perfect vegan and gluten-free side dish for every meal.
Also try: Loaded Winter Kale Salad
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A simple fall quinoa salad packed with roasted butternut squash, chopped apples, pecan and spinach!
Fall Salad with Butternut Squash & Apples
This simple fall quinoa salad combines roasted butternut squash, crispy sweet apples, toasted pecans and spinach for a hearty & delicious meal-sized salad.
Also try: Autumn Chopped Quinoa Salad
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Delicious Fall Potluck Entrees + Side Dishes

If your party is an evening soiree and you're tasked with bringing a dinner or side dish, this section has got you covered. We're talking soups, hearty dinners, and simple sides, all that transport well and are sure to please a group!

full baking dish of vegan shepherd's pie with a slice removed
Vegan Shepherd's Pie
This Vegan Shepherd's Pie is a hearty comfort meal perfect for the holidays, featuring lentils, quinoa and tons of vegetables topped with smooth and creamy sweet potato puree. Serve this up for Thanksgiving as a delicious plant-based side dish or entree!
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ladle of quinoa creamy soup with spinach
Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup
This Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup recipe is thick and hearty, but dairy-free! It's thickened with creamy cashews and packed with protein from chickpeas. A healthy vegan and gluten-free entree!
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bite of vegan butternut squash risotto with quinoa
Butternut Squash Quinoa Risotto
This vegan butternut squash quinoa risotto is creamy, flavorful and the perfect comfort food. Whether you're looking for a simple meatless meal or want something healthy to serve as a vegan side, this quinoa risotto is just the thing.
Also try: Vegan Mushroom Risotto
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Sweet Potato + Black Bean Quinoa Chili
Crockpot Sweet Potato & Black Bean Quinoa Chili
Try this healthy, black bean quinoa chili with chunky sweet potatoes and hearty sweet potatoes. The best part? It's made in a slower cooker, so it's easy and mostly hands-off!
Also try: Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili
Also try: Instant Pot Lentil Chili
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Vegan Quinoa Bake with Spinach & Artichokes
Spinach & Artichoke Quinoa Casserole
This quinoa casserole is creamy, rich, comforting and also a cinch to make. It’s everything you want from a casserole, but it's vegan, gluten-free and healthy!
Also try: Buffalo Cauliflower Quinoa Casserole
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Vegan Lasagna with Butternut Squash
An easy vegan lasagna recipe with butternut squash, homemade tofu ricotta, and spinach for even more nutrition. This recipe is packed with flavor, has the classic cheesy texture and is surprisingly easy to make too!
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Vegan Lentil + Quinoa Meatloaf -- it might sound strange, but it's absolutely AMAZING! Even meat-lovers will love this loaf! {gluten-free}
Vegan Lentil Meatloaf
This is the best vegan lentil meatloaf recipe! It's made with lentils, quinoa, mushrooms, and walnuts, topped with a healthy tomato and maple syrup glaze.
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plate of mushroom quinoa with a spoon
Garlic & Herb Mushroom Quinoa
This healthy garlic and herb Mushroom Quinoa takes less than 10 minutes and uses seven ingredients. A quick and easy vegan side dish for any entree. 
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close up on mashed cauliflower with chives and butter
Best Vegan Mashed Cauliflower
This is hands down the BEST vegan mashed cauliflower you'll ever taste. It's creamy, buttery, and flavorful, with a thick texture that happens to be dairy-free and low-carb. 
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MAPLE ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH -- just 7 ingredients, one bowl and ready in 40 minutes!
Maple Roasted Butternut Squash
This Maple Roasted Butternut Squash recipe is the perfect holiday side dish! Uses just 7 ingredients, requires only one bowl and 40 minutes to make!
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Vegan Pumpkin Cornbread made in just ONE BOWL and less than 10 ingredients!
Vegan Pumpkin Cornbread
This vegan pumpkin cornbread recipe is made in just one bowl and uses only 10 ingredients. Doesn't use any dairy, gluten, eggs or refined sugar either!
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Best Garlic Green Beans Recipe
Sauteed Garlic Green Beans
These sauteed garlic green beans are the easiest recipe you'll ever make! They use just 5 ingredients, taste incredible, are gluten-free and vegan, and make the perfect side dish. They're especially great for the holidays!
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bowl of creamed vegan spinach
Vegan Creamed Spinach
This amazing vegan creamed spinach is an easy and fast holiday appetizer with frozen spinach, garlic, cashew cream and dairy-free yogurt. 
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Healthy & Vegan Fall Dessert Recipes

Drum roll, please…

Last, but certainly not least, on our list of the BEST vegan potluck recipes is dessert! We're talking pie, cookies, tarts, and more! You're going to love these tasty fall-inspired treats.

Healthy Dutch Apple Pie
Vegan Apple Crumb Pie
This is the ultimate recipe for gluten-free vegan apple crumb pie. With a flakey gluten-free pie crust, a sweet apple filling, and the perfect crumb topping. Easy + healthy!
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Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Vegan Pumpkin Pie
This vegan pumpkin pie recipe is so simple to make! Baked inside a grain-free almond flour pie crust, this recipe doesn't use any gluten, dairy or eggs!
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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Truffles
Healthy Pumpkin Spice Truffles
These healthy pumpkin spice truffles are the perfect holiday treat. No baking needed and they're made from only the most nutritious, wholesome ingredients!
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Ooey-gooey Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Blondies with dark chocolate chips! They're the perfect fall dessert!
Pumpkin Spice Blondies
A healthy recipe for quinoa blondies that uses almond butter as the base. They're naturally sweetened, gluten-free, vegan and flavored with pumpkin spice!
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Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cookies
Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cookies
These simple pumpkin peanut butter cookies are so great for fall! They're vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free and also use just one bowl and less than 10 ingredients to make!
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Healthy Pumpkin Cookies
Soft & Chewy Pumpkin Cookies
How to make gluten-free pumpkin cookies. These healthy cookies are soft, chewy and perfect for fall. They're also high in protein and easy to make vegan!
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serving of vegan pear and apple crisp in a white ceramic bowl with ice cream
Apple & Pear Crisp
This warming Vegan Apple Crisp with Pears & Quinoa is the perfect homemade holiday dessert recipe. With a crumbly oat and quinoa topping, this refined sugar-free treat is a healthier version of your favorite all-American treat that has all the flavor and sweetness you love. 
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About Alyssa

Hey there, I’m Alyssa Rimmer, a certified Holistic Nutritionist, yoga-lover, dog mom, and founder of Simply Quinoa. It’s nice to meet you! I created SQ as a way to provide solutions for women just like me, who were struggling to find helpful information about how to live a healthy and fulfilled life. My hope is that you will find inspiration here on SQ – in my story, in my recipes, in the hundreds of wellness articles, and in our amazing community. Welcome!

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  1. Hi! I just want to say that I love all your receipts, my kids too (and we are not vegan) and you should definitely do a book! I would by it for sure!

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