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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.

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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)

tomato sauce and spaghetti in a pan being stirred

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:


photograph of mango

Mango cake

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

Mediterranean rice salad

Mediterranean rice salad

A Cornish pasty generates 2.1 times more CO2e than a Mediterranean rice salad(Read more)

Melty white 'cheese'

Pour this thick, creamy sauce over steamed vegetables, baked potatoes, macaroni - or drizzle it over pizza or casseroles...(Read more)

aquafaba meringues in bowls

Meringue nests with strawberries and cream

Aimee from Wallflower Kitchen shows you how to use aquafaba – the water from a can of chickpeas –...(Read more)

meringues on a tray


With the magical discovery of aquafaba, vegan meringues that taste just like the real thing are everywhere. Enjoy...(Read more)

Mexican bean rice

Mexican bean rice

Get all the protein with this delicious Mexican rice.(Read more)


Mexican chilaquiles with guacamole 

The Vegan Society's Head of Campaigns and Policy, Louise Davies, offers her twist on a classic Mexican breakfast.(Read more)

Mexican rice

A dish that’s easy to whip up with a few cupboard essentials, making it a midweek lifesaver(Read more)

Midweek Carrot and Potato Tray Bake

Midweek Carrot and Potato Tray Bake

Weeknight cooking doesn’t get much easier than a tray bake. You whack everything in a roasting tin and then...(Read more)

photograph of tofu on a plate

Millet and tofu cakes

Everyone - vegan and non-vegan alike - becomes tired of the same old pasta and rice dishes that we...(Read more)

Risotto rice

Millet and vegetable risotto

You'll notice this recipe calls for pesto. You can find ready-made vegan versions in the free-from aisle of many...(Read more)

image of millet squash warm salad served in a bowl with knife and fork

Millet Squash Warm Salad

Servings: 4 

Prep time: 10 min 

Cooking time: 30...(Read more)


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