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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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Chickpea butternut tagine served in a shallow decorative plate

Chickpea butternut tagine

Beef kofta curry generates 2.3 times more CO2e than chickpea butternut tagine, and steak and chips generates 3.6 times...(Read more)

Two tagines on a table.  Photo by Maria Orlova from Pexels

Chickpea tagine

If you're not a big fan of dried apricots you could always substitute raisins or even dates. Whichever you...(Read more)

image of red kidney beans in a bowl

Chilli non carne

You defnitely don't need 'carne' to make a great chilli. Try this served with rice and a generous dollop...(Read more)

A plate of vegan chocolate chip cookies

Choc chip cookies

Non-vegan chocolate cake generates 5.3 times more CO2e than vegan chocolate chip cookies(Read more)

Vegan chocolate and miso mousse served with sesame brittle

Chocolate and miso mousse with sesame brittle

With its subtler flavour white miso lends itself to the richness of chocolate.(Read more)

Vegan chocolate banana cake on a woodern table.

Chocolate banana bread

This recipe is a delicious alternative to a classic banana bread, using cocoa and coconut to give it extra...(Read more)

Chocolate banana cake

Chocolate banana custard cake

Everything you loved about school dinners mixed into one cake - genius!

Serves 8

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A vegan chocolate ring birthday cake served on a plate.  Photo by Markus Spiske from Pexels

Chocolate birthday cake

Make all the children happy at the party with this cracker of a chocolate cake.(Read more)

Chocolate brownies

If you're still trying to figure out how you can possibly make gooey choccy brownies without eggs, this recipe...(Read more)

Stacked began brownies on a wooden chopping board.  Photo by Marta Dzedyshko from Pexels

Chocolate brownies

Served with some ice cream, these chocolate brownies are a decadent end to any meal.(Read more)

Big chocolate cake

Chocolate cake

This simple ‘bung it all in and mix’ cake is great to prepare with children.

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Chocolate cake

No birthday party would be complete without a chocolate cake, right? Relax, we have you covered.

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Chocolate cake slice

Chocolate celebration cake

A grown-up chocolate cake; this one is definitely adults only!


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Chocolate cake in a baking tray

Chocolate fridge cake

Chocolate fridge cake is ideal if you're hosting a kids' party (be sure to make enough for the grown-ups...(Read more)

peanut butter in a bowl on top of peanuts

Chocolate health fudge

Admittedly, desserts and health don't usually go hand-in-hand, but don't forget just how yummy healthy food can be. With...(Read more)

Chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse

Not one for the kids (or the designated driver!) this boozy chocolate orange mousse is sure to hit the...(Read more)

Chocolate sponge cake

Chocolate sponge cake

Every cook needs a basic chocolate cake recipe. Once you've mastered this one, have fun playing about with different...(Read more)

image of red cabbage

Christmas baked red cabbage and apple

Whatever the main event on your vegan Christmas table, this deliciously sweet side may just steal the show....(Read more)

cake slices next to coffee

Christmas boozy fruit cake

This rich and delicious cake will fool you into thinking it's completely sinful but it actually contains no added...(Read more)

liquor in a glass

Christmas brandy 'butter'

This is one to avoid if you're the designated driver! For everyone else there couldn't be a better way...(Read more)


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