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

Healthy vegan recipes

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From umami mushroom faux-sage rolls to our colourful taco bowl, these vibrant vegan recipes all come in under 350 calories so they're perfect for the 5:2 diet


If you’re looking for exciting new healthy vegan recipes check out our easy ideas below. Our low-calorie vegan recipes are quick and easy to make, from healthy vegan breakfasts to nutritious, plant-based dinner options. 

We have plenty more 5:2 ideas to try here, too.



  • Our healthy vegan recipes include ingredients such as tofu, cauliflower and aubergine

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

Sweet potato and miso soup

Our low-calorie sweet potato and miso soup is velvety, wholesome and packed with plenty of umami flavour. This vegan soup is simple to make and low in calories.

Sweet Potato Soup Recipe with White Miso

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

Faux-sage rolls

Packed with meaty mushrooms, encased in flaky puff pastry and topped with crunchy poppy seeds, these vegan rolls make for a moreish vegan snack.

Homemade Vegan Mushroom Sausage Rolls Recipe

Moroccan veggie soup

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. More soup ideas here...

Moroccan Vegetable Soup Recipe

Tomato, lemongrass and rice soup

Use up tinned chopped tomatoes and infuse with punchy spices to create this nutritious vegan soup that’s ready in just 30 minutes.

Vegan Tomato Soup Recipe with Rice and Lemongrass

Vegan chilli tofu ramen

Nothing is more comforting than a warming bowl of ramen. This chilli tofu version is vegan and low-calorie and packs in loads of fresh flavours. Why not check out our other favourite tofu recipes here...

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, low calorie and vegan – but still tastes impossibly creamy.

Easy Vegan Bean Chilli Recipe with Quinoa

Coronation tofu salad

Check out 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.

Coronation Chicken Recipe with Tofu

Mexican charred sweetcorn soup

Spice up your soup with punchy ancho chillies in this Mexican inspired recipe that serves four and comes in at under 200 calories a serving.

Vegan Mexican Sweetcorn Soup Recipe with Ancho Chillies

Steamed aubergines with peanut dressing

Check out our quick and easy aubergine recipe with punchy peanut dressing. Serve this super simple vegan recipe under 100 calories for a delicious hot or cold side dish.

Aubergines with Peanut Dressing Recipe

Vegan orzo deli salad

Check out this super simple orzo salad recipe with crunchy red onion and sweet SunBlush tomatoes. This vegan salad recipe is easy to make and low in calories.

Orzo Pasta Salad Recipe

Shredded veg miso soup

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

Vegan Miso Soup with Veggies Recipe

Vegan Thai green curry

Make our creamy, delicately spiced Thai-style curry with just 332 calories per serving. This vegan curry is a crowd-pleasing recipe and makes for an easy midweek meal.

Vegan Thai Green Curry with Butternut Squash

Temaki (vegan sushi rice hand rolls)

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.

Temaki Hand Roll Recipe

Vegan ramen recipe with miso and mushrooms

In need of a healthy yet warming midweek vegan meal? Try our low calorie, vegan miso shiitake mushroom ramen for an easy dinner for two.

Vegan ramen recipe with shiitake mushrooms

Courgetti som tam salad

Our quick and easy vegan som tam salad, uses courgetti for extra colour, taste and substance. It is only 177 calories too. It ticks all the health boxes in that it is completely gluten free as well. Our deliciously fresh vegan salad is incredibly low in fat and carbs, making it perfect for a summers dinner or quick rejuvenating meal.

Try our courgetti recipes here...

Courgetti som tam

Vegan taco bowl

Check out these vibrant vegan Mexican salad bowls. This quick and easy recipe is super fresh and has just the right amount of spice and zing – ready in 20 minutes.

Vegan Taco Bowl Recipe

Vegan buddha bowl salad

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.

Vegan Buddha Bowl Recipe

Vegan fajita bowl with cauliflower rice

This vegan fajita bowl recipe with cauli rice is simple to make, vegan, low calorie and 5:2-diet friendly. Perfect for a quick and easy healthy vegan meal that delivers on flavour.

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Vegan Fajita Bowl with Cauliflower Rice 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 it's low in calories.

Sweet Potato Peanut Soup Recipe

Vegan quinoa sushi

Using quinoa instead of rice means these rolls are higher in protein. We've kept them vegan too, no fish means leftovers will keep for a healthy lunchbox the next day. Plus, they're fun to make, too.

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Vegan Quinoa Sushi Recipe

Turmeric roasted cauliflower salad

Our vegan 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.

Why not try one of our other cauliflower recipes here...

Vegan Salad Recipe With Roasted Cauliflower

Tamarind potato curry

This simple vegan tamarind potato curry is packed with punchy flavour, it's low in calories and easily serves 4, a great warming vegan family meal.

Check out our vegetarian curry recipe collection, many of them are also vegan...

Vegetarian Curry Recipe For Quick Potato Curry Recipe with tomatoes, coriander, chilli and ginger. With sides of rice, naan bread and cold beer

Carrot falafels with cumin and coriander

Try our take on the Middle Eastern classic, falafels. Use up your leftover carrots to give these delightful vegan balls a lighter taste and texture. What's more, they're low calorie and full of flavour.

Here's how to make the perfect falafel plus plenty more recipes...

Carrot Falafel Recipe with Cumin and Coriander

Sweet potato falafel

Our vegan recipe for sweet potato falafel with coriander chutney and carrot salad is low-calorie and gluten-free. Plus, it's ready in under an hour, perfect for midweek.

Sweet Potato Falafel Recipe With Coriander Chutney and Carrot Salad

Vietnamese green soup

Check out this vegan Vietnamese green soup. This super simple family-friendly recipe is packed with punchy flavour and comes in under 150 calories.

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Vietnamese Vegan 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 that's under 200 calories a serving.

Aubergine bhaji

Smoked aubergine and pepper salad with pomegranate molasses

Our smoked aubergine and pepper salad is a delicate balance of flavour and texture making it an easy lunch or side for a vegan feast.

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Easy Aubergine Salad Recipe With Pomegranate Molasses