5 Easy Vegan Meals With a busy schedule, it can be hard to find time to make homemade meals , let alone one that requires a little extra planning – like vegan recipes. Whether you choose vegan meals for allergies, ethical reasons or simply to be more health conscious, vegan dinners do not have to be complicated or time consuming. The following 5 vegan meals are easy and take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Three-Bean Chili with Spring Pesto With fall quickly approaching, having a go-to vegan chili recipe is a must. This three-bean chili – with chickpeas, cannellini beans and kidney beans – can be completed in a matter of 25 minutes and provides 4 servings. Once the chili is ready, top with the spring pesto (garlic, pine nuts, and parsley) and serve with bread, if desired. Recipe: vegan chili Southwestern Salad with Corn and Avocado Another simple recipe, this dish can be completed in a matter of three simple steps, and takes a total of 20 minutes to prepare. The beans add some protein to this dish, while the avocados provide healthy fats. The cilantro, cumin and red onion also add amazing flavor. This recipe yields 4 servings. Recipe: Southwestern salad Veggie Quesadillas If you are looking for a dish that is both spicy, creamy and crunchy, you will enjoy the flavor of these veggie quesadillas. This dish combines creamy avocado, spicy salsa and the flavor of lime juice and cilantro for a delicious meal full of nutrients. This recipe involves a few simple steps, and leftovers reheat perfectly in a toaster oven. (This dish is also gluten-free.) Recipe: Veggie Quesadillas/ Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers It can be hard to find a veggie patty recipe that can be made at home and does not fall apart. This spicy chickpea veggie burger recipe not only makes burgers that stick together, but they also have a great flavor. The total time for this recipe is 20 minutes – 10 minutes to prep and 10 minutes to cook – and yields 6-8 servings. Try servings these veggies burgers at your next BBQ on a toasted whole-wheat bun, topped with lettuce, salsa and avocado. Recipe: Veggie burger Lemon-Quinoa Avocado-Cilantro Chickpea Salad This dish not only contains grains from the quinoa, but also protein from the beans and quinoa and healthy fats from the avocado. The ingredients for this salad can be quickly chopped while the quinoa cooks on the stove or in a rice cooker. Once the ingredients are combined and the dressing is poured over the salad, simply stick it in the fridge until you are ready to eat. Recipe: http://thediva-dish.com/dinner/healthy-living-class-green-drinks-sweet-eats-and-salads/