10 Vegan Recipes That’ll Show You How Much You Need Extracts In Your Life

Whether you are vegan by choice or by necessity, or on a Meatless Monday kick, we’ve corralled some delicious recipes that you’ll want to have up your sleeve. Even if you aren’t vegan, you never know when you might serve a snack or meal to a friend who is. Vegan cooking doesn’t have to be intimidating—let these recipes lead the way.

Here’s 10 of our favorite vegan recipes:


#1. Rosewater Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

An elegant Rosewater Strawberry Smoothie Bowl is a refreshingly light and floral treat that’s vegan AND gluten-free. Bonus: its appealing look will certainly open eyes at breakfast. 

Rose Water Smoothie Bowl
Rose Water Smoothie Bowl

#2.  Creamy Cashew Citrus Smoothie 

This Creamy Cashew Citrus Smoothie uses our Pure Orange Extract to give you a healthier take on the orange creamsicle treat you know and love. Is your family dragging their feet getting out of bed in the morning? This smoothie is sure to be a game changer. Plus, you can use the leftovers to make popsicles. 

Creamy Cashew Citrus Smoothie
Creamy Cashew Citrus Smoothie

#3. Almond Crusted Tofu Bites and Lemon Ginger Dip

Need a snack to get you through the afternoon or a great party appetizer? Try Almond Crusted Tofu Bites and Lemon Ginger Dip. Combining nutty Pure Almond Extract with bright Pure Lemon Extract means you can’t go wrong with these crunchy baked bites. 

Almond Crusted Tofu Bites
Almond Crusted Tofu Bites

#4. Fresh Summer Salsa

Fresh Summer Salsa is an irresistible snack to serve with salty tortilla chips. You’ll be surprised by the floral notes brought to the salsa thanks to the addition of Tahitian Pure Vanilla Extract and Orange Blossom Water. 

Fresh Summer Salsa
Fresh Summer Salsa

#5. Creamy Vegan Lemon Asparagus Soup

Start dinner off right. Creamy Vegan Lemon Asparagus Soup celebrates spring flavors while still warming you up. 

Creamy Asparagus Soup
Creamy Asparagus Soup

#6. Artichoke Vegetable Salad with Champagne Vanilla-Lemon Vinaigrette

For a delicious, veggie-filled potluck side dish with an ample amount of flavor, try Artichoke Vegetable Salad with Champagne Vanilla-Lemon Vinaigrette 

Artichoke Vegetable Salad with Champagne Vanilla Lemon Vinaigrette
Artichoke Vegetable Salad with Champagne Vanilla Lemon Vinaigrette

#7. Asparagus Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

If you are looking for an easy vegan side dish, look no further than Asparagus Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette. It can pair easily with any main dish you serve up. 

Asparagus Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette
Asparagus Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

#8. Thai-Style Tofu Cashew Curry 

Thai-Style Tofu Cashew Curry is a comforting meal that’ll tingle your taste buds. The addition of smooth and rich Organic Fairtrade Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract brings out the rich curry flavors, making it a truly memorable meal. 

Thai Style Tofu Cashew Curry
Thai-style Tofu Cashew Curry

#9. Vegan Orange Cake with Vanilla Coconut Whip Frosting

Wow the crowd without worrying about dietary restrictions with this Vegan Orange Cake with Vanilla Coconut Whip Frosting. It’s bursting with flavor, thanks to the addition of citrusy Pure Orange Extract and smooth, subtle Pure Vanilla Extract. 

Vegan Orange Cake
Vegan Orange Cake

#10. Mango Jalapeño Sorbet 

Mango Jalapeño Sorbet is a spicy, sweet finish to any meal. The smooth and creamy sorbet cleanses the palate while also bursting with fruity heat! 

Mango Jalapeno Sorbet
Mango Jalapeno Sorbet

Become aVANILLA VIP

Sign up to receive Nielsen-Massey news, recipes, promotions and more.

Related Blogs

  • Nielsen-Massey News

    Coming Soon: Pure Lemon Paste

    We are pleased to announce that we will soon be adding Pure Lemon Paste to our extensive flavor product line. Made with Nielsen-Massey’s Pure Lemon Extract, this Pure Lemon Paste contains the natural essence of the highest quality California lemons and provides a convenient way to add a layer of sweet, bright, citrus flavor to … Continue reading Coming Soon: Pure Lemon Paste

  • Flavors 101

    Brighten Up Your Summer with Nielsen-Massey Flavors

    With the return of warm weather, snacks turn into poolside treats and meals become outdoor barbecues. Nielsen-Massey’s Pure Flavor Extracts ensure that the dishes you’re serving up are bright and refreshing. Try them out in the following recipes, which highlight floral and citrus notes to match the season.

  • In the Kitchen

    Chefs’ Pro-Tips to Make Your Homemade Meals Stand Out

    To support your culinary endeavors, we have rounded up some vanilla and flavor pro-tips from seasoned chefs that you can use when you cook and bake at home. Give yourself a pat on the back – by using Nielsen-Massey products, a favorite of the pros, you’re already halfway to kitchen success!