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Vegan Aubergine Curry in a Large Dish with Naan Bread

Healthy vegan recipes

Published: June 16, 2021 at 10:42 am
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Try our nourishing plant-based dishes, from umami mushroom faux-sage rolls to colourful taco bowls and aubergine lentil curries

Looking for healthy vegan recipes? Our nourishing vegan ideas are quick and easy to make, from healthy vegan breakfasts to nutritious, plant-based dinners and dairy-free dinner ideas.


We can all do with adding more whole plant foods in our diet. Vegan diets consist of fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds which can provide a good array of vitamins and minerals, such as Vitamins A, C & E, magnesium and fibre, which is important for a healthy digestive system. Research has also indicated that a vegan diet can help with both blood pressure and cholesterol due to it typically being high fibre and low in fat.

Fore more healthy inspiration, check out our guide on how to follow a plant-based diet, low-calorie vegetarian recipes, low-carb vegetarian recipes and healthy vegetarian recipes.

Healthy vegan recipes

Broccoli and peanut soba noodles

This recipe for broccoli and peanut soba noodles is really easy to make and ready in 20 minutes or less. The fresh greens are a great combination with the noodles while the roasted peanuts adds a crunchy texture to the dish.

Soba Noodle Recipe with Broccoli and Peanuts

Spinach, chickpea and potato curry

Our gently spiced vegan curry packed with spinach, chickpeas and potato makes for a wholesome midweek meal for four.

Chickpea Potato Curry Recipe with Spinach

Vegan gumbo

Try this veg-packed gumbo, inspired by the classic Southern dish, for a vegan dish that’s as healthy as it is filling.

Vegan gumbo

Aubergine dhansak

Cook aubergine pieces with fragrant spices and red lentils for a hearty yet healthy vegan curry that serves four.

A large silver pot filled with cooked lentils and chunks of aubergine

Moroccan veggie soup

Check out our easy Moroccan vegan soup recipe with lemons, chickpeas and plenty of spice. This light soup serves four and is ready in under an hour. Head this way for more soup ideas.

Moroccan Vegetable Soup Recipe

Vegan chilli tofu ramen

Nothing is more comforting than a warming bowl of ramen. This chilli tofu version is plant-based and packed with loads of fresh flavours. Why not check out our other favourite tofu recipes?

Vegan Ramen Recipe with Chilli and Tofu

Vegan quinoa and black bean chilli

Do you love chilli and want to try a meat free version? Check out this quick and easy vegan chilli recipe. Our quinoa and black bean chilli is high in protein, fibre and vegan – but still tastes impossibly creamy.

Easy Vegan Bean Chilli Recipe with Quinoa

Shredded veg miso soup

Shred ginger, leeks and carrots into this umami-rich soup and top up with quinoa and kale for a nourishing, light meal.

Vegan Miso Soup with Veggies Recipe

Vegan sweet potato soup

Check out this easy vegan soup recipe with sweet potato and groundnut. Packed with punchy chilli and smooth peanut butter this flavoursome soup is super creamy, and totally satisfying.

Sweet Potato Peanut Soup Recipe

Moroccan tagine

This recipe for Moroccan veg and chickpea tagine is vegan, low-fat and really easy to make. This makes enough for four, but the leftovers freeze well.

Moroccan Tagine Recipe With Veg and Chickpeas

Aubergine bhaji

Made with aubergines and packed full of spices, this vegan dish is ideal for a comforting vegan dinner.

Aubergine bhaji

Three bean, tomato and spinach stew

Beans, tomato and spinach for when it’s cold outside: a recipe with a kick, perfect for meat-free Monday with the family.

Green Bean Casserole Recipe with Three Beans

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