30-Minute Frugal Vegan Recipes Cookbook

The Stingy Vegan’s first cookbook is now available at bookstores!

30-Minute Frugal Vegan Recipes includes wallet-friendly recipes using cheap supermarket stapes like beans, lentils, rice and pasta and doctors them up into mouth-watering veggie-centric meals.

With this book you’ll be able to skip expensive vegan substitutes and pricy health food stores all while enjoying nourishing meals that are as pleasing to your palate as they are to your bank account.

What’s in the book?

  • 75 vegan recipes for mains, pastas and noodles, soups and stews, salads, sandwiches and burgers, savoury snacks, breakfast, and dessert.
  • Tips on how to eat vegan without relying on expensive and processed meat analogue products.
  • Tips on how to save time in the kitchen to get a hearty and delicious meal on the table in 30 minutes or less.    
  • A full page colour photo for every single recipe!
  • Flavours inspired by world cuisines from American to Asian, Mexican to Mediterranean, African and beyond.
  • Lay-flat binding so that the book stays open and fully flat on the counter while you cook.

Here’s a sneak peek into 30-Minute Frugal Vegan Recipes

Creamy Sesame Ramen. From the Speedy Soups and Stews chapter. Page 61.

Mini Vegan Spanish Omelete. From the Savory Small Bites chapter. Page 121.

Moroccan-Spiced Vegetables and Toasted Couscous. From the Cheap-as-Chips Main Meals chapter. Page 20.

Cranberry-Oat Breakfast Cookies. From the Quick and Easy Morning Munchies Chapter. Page 151.

Easy American Goulash. From the Quick-Fix Pasta and Noodles chapter. Page 43.

Coconut-Lentil Curry. From the Cheap-as-Chips Main Meals chapter. Page 32.

Apple Crumble for One (or More). From the Snappy Sweet Treats chapter. Page 162.

Eat the Rainbow Avocado Pasta Salad. From the Plant-Poweded Salads chapter. Page 87.

Falafel Burgers. From the Irresistible Vegan Sandwiches, Wraps and Burgers chapter. Page 104.

20-Minute Drunken Noodles. From the Quick-Fix Pasta and Noodles chapter. Page 43.

What others are saying

“Melissa’s gorgeous book is full of affordable recipes that you can make no matter what your budget is. Better yet, the dinners you cook from this book will wow your family and friends. She has a wide variety of recipes including Thai, Indian, Mexican and so much more!”

-Kathy Hester, author of The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for your Instant Pot®

“Just like everything Melissa creates, 30-Minute Frugal Vegan Recipes is a piece of art. Her creative and mouth-watering recipes are accompanied by stunning food photography, making this book a must-have for everyone interested in saving time and money on meals WITHOUT compromising on taste.”

-Sarah McMinn, creator of the blog My Darling Vegan

“Melissa has a true talent for creating recipes that transform simple ingredients into vibrant, delicious vegan dishes that anyone would love (whether they’re vegan or not!). Definately check out her book if you’re interested in expanding your palate without breaking the bank or spending days on end in the kitchen.”

-Alissa Saenz, creator of the blog Connoisseurus Veg

“Melissa knows how to create exciting recipes with essential ingredients that are easy to make and loved by the whole family. This book is a must-have for everyone who wants to include more plant-based meals into their lives.”

-Bianca Haun, author of The Veginner’s Cookbook and Cravings Made Vegan, and creator of the blog Elephantastic Vegan

“30-Minute Frugal Vegan Recipes is exactly what it sounds like. All simple meals made in 30 minutes that can satisfy any palate. Melissa uses accessible ingredients to create vegan recipes, while finding less costly options for more exotic options. If you’re looking for a go-to book you can use any time of the year, this is it!”

-Sophia DeSantis, author of Vegan Burgers and Burritos and creator of the blog Veggies Don’t Bite

“There are certainly times when you want to splash out on exotic ingredients and linger over the stove, but let’s face it, most of us don’t have the time or budget for that everyday. Melissa understands this and shows exactly how easy it is to make flavorful, imaginative, frugal vegan food with accessible ingredients, fast! It’s a must for anyone who doesn’t have the time, inclination or budget for complicated recipes but who still wants to eat really well.”

-Melanie McDonald, author of Vegan Comfort Cooking and creator of A Virtual Vegan

Order your copy of 30-Minute Frugal Vegan Recipes now!

About the Author

Melissa Copeland is the founder, recipe developer and photographer behind the food blogs The Stingy Vegan and Cilantro and Citronella.