Stephanie Dreyer

Stephanie Dreyer is a meal planning expert and the founder of Vegan Dinner Club, a weekly meal prep membership that provides plant core dinners with options for non vegans. She helps busy parents make dinner easier by providing weekly plans and recipes without time consuming prep that can feed the whole family. Stephanie is also the award-winning author of the vegan picture books, Not A Nugget and Not A Purse, (both available on Amazon). Stephanie lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children, who are not vegan. She’s a pro at balancing her vegan lifestyle while feeding her omni family, and loves to help other families juggling the daily challenge of making healthy, homemade meals.

Two hoagie rolls on parchment paper filled with lentil bolognese sauce and topped with mozzarella slices and basil leaves

Lentil Bolognese Subs

Packed with protein-rich lentils, an array of aromatic spices, and nestled within a toasted sub roll, these Lentil Bolognese Subs are a vegan twist on a classic Italian favorite. Table of Contents This recipe was inspired by my son, who loves a meatball sub, (a great dinner idea for vegans in non vegan families BTW, […]

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bowl of cubed tofu and sweet potatoes and cauliflower florets topped with Buffalo sauce, avocado and bleu cheese

Buffalo Tofu Sweet Potato Bowls

Crispy, oven-baked tofu bites generously coated in zesty buffalo sauce, nestled atop a bed of tender roasted sweet potato cubes and a tangy coleslaw. These Buffalo Tofu Sweet Potato Bowls are a symphony of flavor and texture in every forkful. Table of Contents These bowls came together as a fun experiment in the kitchen. I’m spicy challenged

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Bowl of chili topped with green onions and sour cream surrounded by blue tortilla chips

Vegan Beef & Bean Chili

Chili = the ultimate comfort one-pot meal. With all of the robust flavor and meaty texture in our Vegan Beef & Bean Chili, this is a blue ribbon winner among plant-based eaters and non vegans. Table of Contents Comfort tastes like chili to me! A big pot simmering on the stove for hours is like

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bowl of noodles topped with a stroganoff sauce and parsley leaves

Tempeh Mushroom Stroganoff

There’s something comforting about noodles for dinner. Top it with a creamy sauce and it’s a weeknight winner! Our Tempeh Mushroom Stroganoff has all of the traditional flavors you expect to find in this dinner favorite without the meat or dairy. Table of Contents   As the weather turns colder, I am craving, hearty comfort

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bowl of rigatoni tossed with pesto and topped with basil leaves

Creamy Pesto Rigatoni

Store-bought pesto and homemade roasted garlic cream sauce join forces to transform an ordinary pasta dish into a weeknight wonder. Table of Contents Growing up half Italian, our family gatherings often included pasta…specifically, rigatoni. My great aunt’s family recipe is the go-to dish at family celebrations. It’s one of my kids’ most requested meals. Don’t

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several baked tofu nuggets on a white platter next to a bowl of ranch dressing

Shake and Bake Tofu Nuggets

Bite-sized tofu chunks are breaded and baked to crispy perfection for a vegan update on the original Shake and Bake dinner trend. Table of Contents I grew up on Shake and Bake Chicken. It was one of my mom’s go-to weeknight dinners and one of my favorite meals to make with her. Is it just me

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salad pizza on parchment paper in front of a rolling pin and ball of dough

Salad Pizza

Crisp salads greens are dressed with a tangy vinaigrette and placed on top of a cheezy and crispy crust for a salad pizza that’s heaven in every bite. Table of Contents I almost always serve a salad with pizza so why not put it on the pizza instead? Salad pizzas aren’t a unique idea but

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bowl of skillet mushroom marsala gnocchi on a wicker placemat

Skillet Mushroom Marsala Gnocchi

Potato cauliflower pillows are surrounded in a bath of mushroom marsala sauce for a weeknight dinner that screams fancy pants, but this simple Skillet Mushroom Marsala Gnocchi is ready in 30 minutes. In this Post The Perfect Meal to Feed Me and my Non Vegan Family Pasta or potato? Gnocchi is quintessentially both! Yes, that’s right

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Truffle Smashed Potatoes

Crispy golden potatoes drizzled with a creamy cashew sauce. These Truffle Smashed Potatoes taste fancy but are simple enough to whip up for an everyday weeknight dinner. Last May while exploring Paso Robles with my husband, we discovered a charming olive oil shop. They were offering free tastings so I eagerly dragged my husband into

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6 skewers of tofu and vegetables on a white plate next to several wood skewers on the left

Greek Tofu Kebabs

Vegetables and tofu marinate in an herby red wine vinaigrette before being skewered, and then grilled to perfection for a stack of Greek tofu kebabs that scream summer eats. Serve with tzatziki sauce for dipping. These Greek Tofu Kebabs are the perfect go-to recipe for what to grill this summer. I’ve had a bit of

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Tempeh & Broccoli Caesar Grain Bowl

Roasted and seasoned tempeh and broccoli sit atop a bed of quinoa, romaine and massaged kale, chopped cucumbers, and avocado. Everything is drizzled with our Creamy Vegan Caesar Dressing and a scattering of Everything Bagel seasoning for a grain bowl that will rock your taste buds! Table of Contents   These grain bowls are going to rock your

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Creamy Vegan Caesar Dressing

Cashews and tahini form the base of this versatile salad dressing that adds creamy flavor to your sauces, grain bowls and more. In my opinion, you can never have too many vegan Caesar dressings. Each one serves a different need. Drizzle a lighter, more vinaigrette based dressing over a traditional salad while you slather a

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Spinach Artichoke Skillet Pizza

(This post is sponsored. I received compensation to write this post but all opinions and ideas are mine alone.) My healthy spinach artichoke dip gets a delicious makeover in as the perfect topping  for this deep dish style pie, make in a skillet.  In this post   Pizza in a Skillet? This Spinach Artichoke Skillet

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Italian Mac and Cheese

Vegan Italian Mac and Cheese

(This post is sponsored. I received compensation to write this post but all opinions and ideas are mine alone.)   What’s for dinner? How about this Vegan Italian Mac and Cheese that you can prep on the weekend and place in the oven just 10 minutes before serving? If your family loves a hearty pasta

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Vegan Frittata

Pesto & Potato Vegan Frittata

(This post is sponsored. I received compensation to write this post but all opinions and ideas are mine alone.)   I can’t get enough of one-pan meals with my 10″ Skillet from Karibe. Just one pan to cook AND clean! This week, I experimented with a Pesto & Potato Vegan Frittata. With Spring upon us,

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skillet lasagna

Lentil Bolognese Skillet Lasagna

(This post is sponsored. I received compensation to write this post but all opinions and ideas are mine alone.) Easy enough to whip up during the weeknight but sophisticated enough to serve for a special family dinner, this Skillet Lasagna is full of flavor without any fuss.  Table of Contents   Plant-powered with layers of

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