Best vegan recipes
...to snack on while you're making your vegan meals.
Our moist vegan banana bread is easy to make and goes perfectly with your morning tea or afternoon snack.
Or our vegan brownies…
Bake a batch of our decadent chocolate brownies for an indulgent vegan treat. Our unique recipe is super chocolaty so vegan and non-vegan friends and family will all love them. Try our top vegan baking ideas here...
Delicious chunks of marinated tempeh work brilliantly with juicy pineapple in this easy vegan alternative to the traditional BBQ skewer.
The grilled peaches deliver a satisfying sweetness, balanced by the zing of lime-pickled shallots and the smoky nuttiness of toasted pecans in this vibrant vegan salad.
Check out our vibrant cauliflower salad recipe with giant couscous, crispy fried onions and a punchy zhoug dressing. This easy salad is vegan and low in calories, too.
Mole sauce is a wonderful staple of Mexican cuisine – a satisfying blend of smoky chillies, peanuts, spices and dark chocolate. It’s usually found on enchiladas but here it compliments the sweet bitterness of green peppers, blistered over the grill for an epic vegan dinner.
Jackfruit pulls apart just like slow-roasted pork and is wonderful at soaking up this BBQ sauce, which is spicy, smoky and slightly sharp with a deep, dark sweetness.
The combination of crispy fried falafel, creamy condiments, crunchy salad and tangy pickles takes this spiced vegan sandwich to the next level. Discover our best falafel recipes here.
Our 30-minute vibrant vegan recipe is packed with fresh flavours of crunchy radishes, firery ginger and zesty lime. More aubergine recipes here.
Check out our easy Moroccan vegan soup recipe with lemons, chickpeas and plenty of spice. This low calorie soup serves four and is ready in under an hour.
Try our easy vegan coronation salad recipe with smoked tofu, fragrant madras curry powder and sweet mango chutney. Plus this simple salad is low in calories, too.
Make our quick and easy vegan burger recipe with spicy lentils. Ready in just 30 minutes, these punchy patties make a super simple summer recipe for four.
Looking for a comfort food dish to serve all the family? Try this vegetarian and vegan recipe for spiced lentil shepherd's pie which is a great vegan version of a classic. It's ready in 1 hour and is enough to feed the whole family.
Make our low calorie vegan buddha bowl. This bright and colourful bowl of goodness is a super easy way to get some nutritional balance into your day.
Try our quick vegan chilli. Make this quick and easy quinoa and black bean chilli – it's high in protein but low calorie and it's vegan.
Looking for a flavoursome yet easy soup recipe? Try our punchy vegan thai red curry with butternut squash. Check the ingredients of the thai red curry paste, as some brands contain dried shrimp so aren't vegan.
Check out our easy vegan chickpea stew packed with dates, crunchy almonds and vibrant turmeric. Slow cooking chickpeas with a heady selection of spices really ramps up the flavour in this frugal dish. Try to get hold of the extra large, chubby chickpeas in jars for superior texture.
Looking for a vegan bolognese recipe? Try making your ragu with lentils to go meat free. Sweet potato linguine is more robust than courgetti, so can withstand a bit more cooking. Served with a warming vegan bolognese-style ragù, this gluten-free low calorie main is perfect for the start of the cooler months.
Check out these super easy and healthy sushi rolls. Packed with plenty of fresh and crunchy veg, these vegan hand rolls are an easy lunch time treat.
Our vegan, low calorie buffalo cauliflower tacos are ready in just 35 minutes and are so packed with flavour that you won't even notice you're being virtuous.
Try our easy vegan salad recipe with crunchy kale, fiery ginger and topped with a creamy hummus and peanut butter dressing - an easy vegan midweek meal for two.
Check out our vibrant Sri Lankan curry with carrots. This vegan recipe is easy to make and ready in under an hour, plus it's low calorie too.
Check out our vegan cauli steak recipe with punchy jerk spice and soft red kidney beans. This easy dish serves two for a super simple low calorie meal.
Try our vibrant salad recipe with crispy golden tofu and crunchy vegetables. This easy vegan dish is low in calories, too.
Creamy, delicately spiced Thai-style curry is a crowd-pleaser. Make this easy vegan curry in just 15 minutes using curry paste.
Check out our colourful vegan bowl with fragrant falafel, crunchy beets and warm grains. This easy recipe is a simple midweek meal for two that's ready in 25 minutes.
This simple vegan tamarind potato curry is packed with punchy flavour, it's low in calories and easily serves 4, a great warming family meal. Here are our quick curry recipes to try.
Try our version of this vegan sandwich – surprisingly easy and so rewarding – in a crazy-good MBLT (Mushroom ‘bacon’, lettuce and tomato sandwich with vegan mayo). And, yes, we’ve a you’ll-never-believe-it’s-vegan mayo, too. So get involved, whether you’re a vegan or not.
Looking for a quick vegan dinner? Make our quick and easy vegan Tex-Mex, black bean and avocado salad, perfect for midweek.
Want a show-stopping vegan recipe? Check out our vegan roasted cauliflower with warm harissa hummus. This cauliflower recipe makes for a great side dish when feeding a hungry crowd. Plus it's low in calories and it's gluten free.
Try our vegan West African-inspired stew with sweet potato and greens. This one-pot recipe is super easy to make and packed with warming flavours.
Tofu is a great way to enjoy a hearty vegan meal. Our healthy hoisin-glazed tofu with stir-fried brown rice is really easy, vegetarian, and under 500 calories. Try our other tofu recipes here.
Want to batch cook some lunches for the week ahead? Try this vegan tray-roast squash, sweet potato and grain salad for a healthy midweek meal.
Looking for a vegan curry recipe to try tonight? This vegan, gluten-free and low in calories recipe is made with aubergines and packed full of spices. Why not try this dish for Meat Free Monday?
Try this vibrant Sri Lankan beetroot curry for an easy vegan midweek meal. This bright and colourful recipe is packed with plenty of flavour and it's low in calories, too.
Quick, easy and healthy vegetarian stir-fry. Baby aubergines cook in minutes and soak up the flavour of mirin to make a fast and filling midweek meal. Serve with rice on the side.
Check out our vegan red lentil dahl soup. This easy recipe is the perfect midweek winter warmer to feed the whole family, plus it's low in calories.
Our Asian-inspired recipe for ginger-glazed squash with sesame is a great way to make everyday ingredients more exciting. It's packed full of delicious flavours but is under 300 calories and takes just 45 minutes.
This recipe for vegan fajita bowl with cauli rice is quick and easy to make, it's low calorie and 5:2-diet friendly that delivers on flavour. Why not make this fajita bowl recipe for an easy midweek meal?
Make our simple vegan soup with sweet potato, carrot, and fiery ginger. This warming soup recipe is ideal for a quick and easy wintery lunch, plus it's low in calories, too.
This kale salad with roasted butternut squash, pomegranate molasses and almonds is easy, ready in 35 minutes, vegan and, best of all, under 300 calories. It's so packed full of flavour from the sweet butternut squash and crunchy almonds.
Check out this vegan chestnut, squash and sweet potato loaf recipe. Precise layering makes this vegan main look really smart, but it’s actually easy to put together. This can be made the day before then heated through before serving. Check out our vegan and vegetarian dinner party ideas here.
This recipe for cauliflower rice with aubergine ragoût is really on-trend. By blitzing cauliflower in a food processor, and quickly cooking, you get the consistency and texture of rice but without the carbs and with fewer calories. It still fills you up, and it’s quicker to cook, too. Here are our favourite cauliflower recipes.
Our roasted cauliflower salad with turmeric is low in calories and packed with punchy flavour. Turmeric adds lovely colour and flavour to this easy vegan-friendly recipe.
These quick and easy cajun bean burgers are the perfect dish for a meat-free vegan meal. Packed full of veggies and plenty of flavour, these burgers are super healthy. Why not serve with dairy-free slaw for a midweek meal?
Vegan sushi, anyone? Sushi street food company Happy Maki (‘sushi from the land’) travels the UK dishing out sushi wraps. Unusually for sushi, everything is ‘fish free’ to raise awareness about unsustainable fish farming. Here's our version of the Thai sweet potato wrap.
Another of our favourite vegan curry recipes. This creamy coconut and peanut aubergine curry is vegetarian, under 300 calories and ready in just 30 minutes, making it the perfect comforting meal to make midweek.
Check out this recipe for punchy cold szechuan noodles. This easy vegan dish is super simple to make and it's low in calories. Looking for noodles recipes? Check out our favourites here.
This asparagus, saffron and almond pilaf is a lovely spring dish and a great alternative way to use asparagus. It is officially in season on 24 April, but might be in the shops a bit earlier depending on the weather.
Check out this vegan Vietnamese green soup. This quick and easy family-friendly recipe is packed with punchy flavour and comes in under 150 calories. Here are our favourite Vietnamese recipes.
Sticky rice with aubergine in a hot and sour sauce, made from very simple ingredients: red chilli, soy sauce, vinegar and a little sugar.
A quick and easy spicy soup made with chickpeas. This vegetarian recipe, gets its heat from harissa, the hot chilli pepper paste from Morocco. Ready quickly in 20 minutes.
Try our take on the Middle Eastern classic, falafels. Use up your leftover carrots to give these delightful balls a lighter taste and texture. As well as being vegan, these falafel are low calorie, too.
Looking for a vegan pasta recipe? Try this vegan casarecce with raw tomato sauce recipe for a super simple meal that only takes 15 minutes to make. Casarecce is a twisted short pasta that retains a good bite, perfect for simple pasta dishes.
This vegan burrito bowl recipe delivers all the big flavours you'd want without the calories
With their full-on flavour and meaty texture, suitable for the grill, these completely vegan loaded burgers are an absolute must at any barbecue.
This recipe for wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon is quick and easy to make and vegan. Plus, it's pasta for under 500 calories - yes please.
This recipe for sweet potato falafel with coriander chutney and carrot salad is vegan, low-calorie and gluten-free. Plus, it's ready in under an hour - perfect for midweek. Here's how to make falafel and our falafel recipes.