32 Tasty Vegan Recipes That You'll Want to Eat on Rotation (2024)

Up for Veganuary? Then walk this way

By Alice Head
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Look. It has been A Year. And, sure, you might be thinking that, after the hellfire of 2020, that going without anything that brings you little pleasure is the kind of masochism you simply do not need. But, here's the thing. If you do want to try Veganuary – for the animals, for the planet, to simply shake up your routine – then know that it can be abundant in delicious, nourishing and deeply satisfying meals.

Veganuary, in case you missed it, is an annual challenge in which the curious embrace the plant-powered way for 31 days. This year, over 400,000 people signed up, says the non-profit who run the initiative – a dramatic uptick on the 250,000 in 2019.

Looking for easy vegan recipes that aren't purely based on Quorn or tofu? Then get on board and give one of these a go.

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Vegan breakfast recipes

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Don't fret—vegan brekkie recipes are aplenty. Think overnight oats, protein pancakes and tofu scramble. Keep scrolling.

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Lemon poppyseed pancakes

Is it breakfast or is it a cake? Whip up these vegan breakfast pancakes for brunch and top with dairy-free yoghurt, poppyseed and lemon.

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Vegan oat breakfast bars

If you're in need of a grab-and-go vegan breakfast option, these oat breakfast bars are packed full of flavour and heart-healthy nuts and seeds—win, win.

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Avo and chickpea toast

Yes, avo toast is basic: no, you won't want to scroll past this recipe. This version of avocado toast is topped with sprouted herbs and chickpeas, making for a crunchy, nutrient-dense slice of toast. Yum.

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Cranberry, sunflower seed and oat breakfast cookies

Cookies for breakfast may not sound like the most healthy start to your day, but these seed and fruit packed bites provide slow release carbs to keep hunger pangs at bay until lunchtime.

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Chocolate almond butter smoothie bowl

If you enjoy making WH's favourite smoothie recipes, then give this smoothie bowl a whizz. It combines cacao and almond butter for a seriously tasty wake up. Top with popped buckwheat, cacao nibs, almonds and banana.

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Peanut butter overnight oats

Overnight oats don't have to contain cows milk—sometimes, they're tastier with animal product free alternatives such as oat, almond, soy or coconut. This breakfast combines banana with cacao nibs and chunky peanut butter for a protein, healthy fats and carbs hit. Try not to drool.

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Chickpea mini veggie frittatas

One thing many vegans say they miss is eggs, and the simplicity of breakfast frittatas and egg muffins. These chickpea twists on the classic egg muffin mean you won't even notice you're missing out.

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Vegan lunch recipes

Aka, hearty meat-free meals that extend far beyond rice, tofu and salad..

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Roast vegetable and quinoa salad

Simple, but delicious—roast up whatever root veg you have in your fridge and toss together with kale, quinoa and a drizzle of tahini. The perfect lunchtime bowl.

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Vegan burrito bowl

Think crunchy roasted cauliflower, creamy black beans, rice and spinach topped with a spicy, zingy dressing. Sold?

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5 minute Med bowl

For a lunch that incorporates several textures and flavours, whip up this Mediterranean bowl, complete with cows cows, chickpeas, olives and fresh humous. Delicious.

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Potsticker noodles

From vegan cooking duo The Happy Foodie come these potsticker noodles, delicious hot or cold. Plus, the fresh ginger gives a nice kick for any time of day.

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Cauliflower chickpea patties

Patties may sound like a daunting task, but once you get the hang of how to stick them together and how long to fry for, you'll be surprised at how simple they are. Top with dairy-free yog and fresh chilli for the ultimate kick.

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Vegan garlic pasta

Sure, you expected these vegan recipes to be slightly more exciting than pasta... But trust WH, this mac n cheese style bake is too good to miss. Complete with crunchy roasted cauliflower and a creamy garlic sauce. Must. Not. Drool..

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Vegan dinner recipes

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Dinner time—and what better way to get inspired than with these simple, nutritious and quick vegan recipes?

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West African Peanut Stew

Cookbook author Rachel Ama's recipe for a vegan peanut stew is rich, comforting, creamy and enhanced with a kick of ginger and chilli. A bowl of this on a cold evening is a thing of joy.

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Spinach and pea risotto

Aka, the greenest risotto you ever saw. This dish packs several of your now eight recommended veg portions a day, so you'll be hitting your daily target with no sweat.

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Vegan pesto pasta

If you've never made your own pesto before, don't fret: all you need are some pine nuts, a little oil and a good blender. This bowl of green goodness is delicious for lunch or dinner, and your pesto should last for up to two weeks in the fridge in an airtight container.

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