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Continue to enjoy cakes and comfort food, curries and healthy meals - and all your favourite dishes - the vegan-friendly way. Find more ideas and support our work with recipe books in our shop. Try Cooking Vegan by dietitian Vesanto Melina and chef Joseph Forest for full, nutritionally analysed recipes for people of all ages.  

Don't forget to head over to our blog where we often feature recipe bloggers. Featured articles include how to throw an impressive dinner party for non-vegans and more.

We also have a helpful list of sandwich and wrap filling ideas

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Please note all the recipes in this section are copyrighted by their authors. There are very few recipes that The Vegan Society owns itself, but we have been lucky to receive permissions of some authors to share their recipes.

If you're a journalist and would like to use some of the recipes below in your publication, please email media[at]vegansociety[dot]com with links to the recipe(s) you'd like to use, and we'll check that we have permission to share them. If not, we will be able to offer an alternative and provide you with high resolution images. 

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Lemon cake

Even if it's a bit chilly outside, you enjoy the perfect scent of summer as you grate the lemon...(Read more)

Lemon possets with shortbread

Ultra creamy lemon puddings with sweet, crumbly shortbread cookies - perfect for dipping! (Read more)

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Lemony courgette orzo

A light and easy meal to make for lunch or dinner, the courgette is barely cooked to...(Read more)


Lemony vanilla cupcakes (with wheat)


  • 14 fl oz (400ml) soya milk
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 5 fl
  • ...(Read more)

Lentil and bean chilli

One to whip out for those ‘where do you get your protein’ questioners(Read more)

Lentil and mushroom pâté

Rich and full of flavour.(Read more)

Lentil and tofu moussaka

A sumptuous plant-based version of the well-loved Middle Eastern classic(Read more)

vegetable soup in a bowl

Lentil and vegetable soup

A tasty and affordable way to avoid food waste! Replace the butternut squash and cauliflower with whichever veg you’re...(Read more)

spaghetti in a bowl with tomatoes

Lentil bolognese

This is even better if you can make the sauce the night before and leave it in a pan...(Read more)

lentils in a bowl

Lentil pancakes

Serves 4 (makes eight 12 x 12 cm pancakes)


Lentil sausage rolls

Lentil sausage rolls

A healthier and tastier alternative to the high street versions! These lentil sausage rolls make for a great lunch...(Read more)

Lentil shepherd’s pie

An old family favourite, veganised(Read more)

Lentil soup

Lentil soup

Part of the human diet since the Stone Age and one of the first crops to be domesticated, the...(Read more)

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Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese

Serves 4 

Ingredientstomato sauce and spaghetti in a pan being stirred...(Read more)

Lentils and pulses in a pile

Lentil stew

The lentils in this recipe provide loads of iron for growing bodies, while the vitamin C from the tomato...(Read more)

Lentil tabbouleh

Lentil tabbouleh

An individual pork pie generates 3.6 times more CO2e than lentil tabbouleh(Read more)

photograph of lentil ragu on a plate against a yellow background

Lentil ‘ragu’

If you want to save even more cash, you could cook a big batch of lentils and...(Read more)

Love U Katsu

For the katsu curry sauce:


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Mango cake

This sneaky cake looks like a plain old sponge cake until you bite into it and discover the tropcial...(Read more)

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Mapo Tofu

This is a traditional recipe from Sichuan and is also one of the most popular tofu dishes in Chinese...(Read more)


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