Lunch Recipes - Easy, Delicious and Vegan Meal Ideas (2024)

Dinner Recipe

Creamy Italian White Beans

Let’s Make Creamy Italian White Beans This creamy Italian inspired White Bean recipe is vegan friendly, easy to make and doesn’t need any cream. The delicious sauce is made from roasted red peppers, garlic, herbs and white beans. Give…

September 6, 2023


Grilled Courgette and Potato Salad

Summer Grilled Courgette and Potato Salad This Grilled Courgette and Potato Salad is a brilliant summer recipe. It celebrates seasonal courgettes pairing them with a simple potato salad. The dressing is really simple, just being freshly squeezed lemon, extra…

July 24, 2023

Dinner Recipe

Courgette Lemon Orzo

What’s in this easy Courgette and Lemon Orzo? This easy 5 main ingredient Courgette and Lemon Orzo is a perfect week night meal. It really does take 15 minutes to make, by the time the orzo has cooked. Use…

July 17, 2023


Green Chickpea Curry

Green Chickpea Curry This green curry is perfect for a sharing platter or as a side dish with a packet of poppadoms. This vegan friendly recipe is bright green colour from the spinach, so creamy and delicious. You can…

July 3, 2023

Breakfast Dinner Recipe

Blistered Tomatoes on Herby Yogurt

Delicious Blistered Tomatoes on Herby Yogurt These blistered tomatoes on a herby yogurt dip works perfectly as a sharing plate. It’s herby, zingy, vibrant and delicious as well as being a vegan friendly lunch. This is the kind of…

May 16, 2023

Dinner Recipe

Curried Peanut Butter Chickpeas

Creamy Curried Peanut Butter Chickpeas These curried peanut butter chickpeas are perfect for placing in the middle of the table with a big pack of poppadoms, naan bread or dosa. This recipe is vegan friendly and naturally gluten free.…

May 15, 2023

Dinner Recipe

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Pasta

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Pasta Try this roasted tomato and garlic pasta for a perfect weeknight meal. Easy to make, with just a few ingredients to make this vegan friendly recipe. Toasting the seeds is essential to bring all…

April 20, 2023


Chickpea Tuna Sandwich

Chickpea Tuna Sandwich This chickpea tuna sandwich filler is a vegan alternative. It’s creamy, delicious and full of flavour. By mashing the chickpeas with mayonnaise, capers and dill it gives a salty, fresh and tangy flavour. Get creative and…

April 5, 2023


Curried Butter Beans

Cheap and Easy Curried Butter Beans Rich and creamy vegan curried butter beans recipe. Perfect for a week night meal or meal prepping for lunch. Easy and cheap ingredients to get a rich and delicious and flavourful meal. If…

April 4, 2023

Dinner Recipe

Sticky Buffalo Tofu

Sticky Buffalo Tofu Recipe 3 Ingredients to make this vegan sticky buffalo tofu recipe. It’s really easy and perfect for week night meals. You can batch cook this, or leave the tofu to marinade for a quick fry in…

February 20, 2023


Sticky Gochujang Cauliflower

Sticky Gochujang Cauliflower Easy and Vegan sticky gochujang cauliflower. This recipe is simple to make and perfect when cooking for friends with just a few key ingredients. If you want to make this a meal, serve with rice and…

January 12, 2023

Dinner Recipe

Vegan Gochujang Sausage Pasta

Easy Vegan Gochujang Sausage Pasta This easy vegan gochujang sausage pasta is perfect for week night dinner or meal prepping. It just uses a few key ingredients keeping the cost low, and time fast. A good tip is to…

December 7, 2022

Dinner Recipe

15 Minute Hummus Linguine

Easy 15 Minute Hummus Linguine This simple and easy vegan hummus linguine recipe is perfect for week night recipes. It takes just 15 minutes to make, only a few ingredients and can easily be altered to fit what is…

September 21, 2022

Dinner Recipe

Crispy Garlic Sesame Tofu

Crispy Garlic Sesame Tofu Easy Vegan Recipe Crispy Garlic Sesame Tofu Easy Vegan Recipe. This recipe will show you how to make the crispiest tofu using sesame oil, garlic, tamari and chilli. This is a step-by-step guide to get…

September 20, 2022

Dinner Recipe

Lemon Orzo Chickpea Soup

Let’s Make this Lemon Orzo Chickpea Soup Vegan Lemon Orzo Crispy Chickpea Soup. Ready in 20 minutes, easy, cheap and plant based. This soup recipe is perfect for any season and can be reheated. The crispy chickpeas work as…

September 12, 2022


Crispy Vegan Potatoes with Pepper and Garlic These roasted crispy vegan potatoes are incredible as they’re been tossed in a homemade roasted red pepper and garlic sauce to give them so much flavour. This easy recipe is air-fryer friendly.…

September 7, 2022


Grilled Tofu Sandwich with Chimichurri

Let’s Make a Grilled Tofu Sandwich with Chimichurri This loaded vegan grilled tofu Sandwich with a home made chimichurri is loaded with flavour. Perfect for lunches or a bbq, this will have non veggie people going back for more.…

September 5, 2022

Dinner Recipe

Vegan Tomato Orzo

Delicious Vegan Tomato Orzo Pasta Recipe Easy Vegan Tomato Orzo Pasta ready in 15 minutes! Time saving, perfect lunch box recipe that is cheap to make with just a few ingredients. My favourite part about this whole recipe is…

September 2, 2022

Paprika Sweetcorn Ribs with Lime & Chilli Dressing Crispy sweetcorn ribs covered in smoked paprika and served with a fresh zingy lime and chilli salsa. This recipe is vegan friendly and easy to make! Perfect for Summer BBQ’s this…

September 2, 2022

Breakfast Recipe

Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Wrap

Ultimate Breakfast Scrambled Tofu Toasted Wrap This crunchy toasted scrambled tofu breakfast wrap is perfect for the weekends or even lunch time. It’s full of flavour and you can prep all the fillings ahead of time. You can easily…

August 24, 2022

Dinner Recipe

Pearl Barley and Leek Soup

Pearl Barley & Leek Soup Chunky vegan soup recipes are my favourite, this time I’ve used leeks, carrots and pearl barley to make a cheap but delicious soup. You only need a few key ingredients for this recipe. Made…

April 5, 2022

Dinner Recipe

Vegan Frittata with Leeks, Tofu and Harissa A vegan friendly frittata style recipe using tofu, leeks and crunchy vegetables. Vibrant, delicious and topped with harissa this is a brilliant flavourful recipe to have as a breakfast or lunch. Stuck…

January 10, 2022

Dinner Recipe

Orzo, Leek and Dill Soup

Orzo and Leek Soup Topped with Fresh Dill Vegan orzo and leek soup topped with fresh dill. A light and delicious soup recipe to enjoy in the winter or summer. I’ve used orzo but you can can swap this…

January 6, 2022

Dinner Recipe

Gnocchi, Leek and Butternut Bake

Gnocchi, Leek and Butternut Squash Baked Dish A hearty creamy recipe made with gnocchi leek and butternut squash, perfect for winter cooking. No cream needed for this recipe, just a few key ingredients and you have a delicious recipe…

January 6, 2022

Dinner Recipe

15 Minute Crispy Tofu and Leek Stir Fry

Easy 15 Minute Stir Fry with Leek and Crispy Tofu A speedy 15 minute vegan stir fry using Leeks, Tofu and Radishes. Full of crunch and texture this is really quick to make and so delicious. A perfect stir…

October 26, 2021

Dips Recipe

Whipped Garlic and Herb Tofu Dip with Roasted Tomatoes

Whipped Vegan Feta with Garlic and Herbs Topped with Roasted Tomatoes My vegan take on the whipped feta trend using creamy tofu. This dip is delicious, full of flavour and will have your friends and family guessing as to…

September 17, 2021

Dinner Recipe

Cream Cheese & Tomato Gnocchi – Slowly Baked This delicious vegan baked cream cheese and roasted tomato gnocchi is full of flavour, comforting and a delicious plant based dinner option. It’s an easy recipe to pop in the oven…

July 15, 2021

Dressings and Sauces Recipe

Roasted Cauliflower and Garlic Dip

Cauliflower and Garlic Dip Beautifully roasted cauliflower with roasted garlic blitzed into a creamy dip. This vegan friendly and gluten free recipe is so easy to make and creates a huge batch perfect for dipping homemade croutons or adding…

July 6, 2021


Smashed Roast Potatoes with Pesto

VeganCrispy Smashed Roast Potatoes with Pesto Delicious and crispy smashed roasted potatoes with pesto and vegan cheese. Salty and crispy skin with a fluffy inside, this is a perfect side recipe or as part of a salad. It’s easy…

June 23, 2021

Dinner Recipe

Asparagus and Tofu Stir Fry

Asparagus and Tofu Stir Fry with Chilli and Sesame Asparagus and crispy tofu stir fry made with ginger, garlic and chilli oil. Perfect as a side dish or as part of a main if served with noodles or rice.…

June 8, 2021

Dinner Recipe

Asparagus and Shiitake Risotto

Vegan Asparagus and Shiitake Mushroom Risotto This asparagus and shiitake risotto is vegan and gluten free. It’s easy to make and just takes 30 minutes of stirring to create a delicious hearty week-night meal. Asparagus season is here so…

June 7, 2021

Dinner Recipe

15 Minute Creamy Vegan Ravioli Soup

Easy 15 Vegan Ravioli Soup, Creamy and 15 Minutes To Make If you only have 15 minutes to make dinner, give this creamy ravioli soup a try, it’s vegan friendly too. You can find vegan ravioli in the supermarkets…

May 17, 2021

Dinner Recipe

Tomato and Garlic Vegan Risotto

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Risotto This risotto recipe is vegan friendly and gluten free, filled with garlic and roasted tomatoes. If you are looking for a recipe to make in the week or to batch cook, give this risotto…

April 21, 2021

Dinner Recipe

Slow Roasted Sweet Potato and Chickpeas This tray bake of slow roasted sweet potato and chickpeas and spices is perfect to serve with a salad or as a side. Topped with a creamy avocado and garlic dressing, this is…

March 25, 2021

Dinner Recipe

Gnocchi with Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Gnocchi with Slow Roasted Tomatoes, Chilli and Tenderstem This recipe is so easy to make, just a few key ingredients and ideal for batch cooking for lunch and dinner. The gnocchi can be homemade or shop bought, a pack…

March 24, 2021

Breakfast Recipe

Cheesy Vegan Quesadillas with Corn Salsa

Delicious and Easy Cheesy Vegan Quesadillas with a Creamy Corn Salsa Whether you’re making these quesadillas for breakfast, lunch or dinner I feel like this recipe works at any time of the day. This vegan friendly recipe works in…

March 19, 2021

Dinner Recipe

One Pot Vegan Meatball Pasta Bake

Easy Vegan Meatball Pasta Bake, One Pot Meal Keeping dinner time recipes quick and easy with this vegan friendly meatball pasta bake. Made in just one pot, this saves on the washing up and can be whipped up in…

March 17, 2021

Dinner Recipe

Leftover Lettuce – Vegan Grilled Lettuce Recipe Idea

Leftover lettuce? I have a brilliant grilled recipe that will turn limp lettuce into a flavour sensation! Leftover lettuce is one of the most wasted products in the U.K, usually ending up in the bin. However this grilled lettuce…

March 9, 2021

Dinner Recipe

Korean Inspired Savoury Pancake (Pajeon) Inspired by the beautiful Korean Pajeon, this recipe is really simply but is packed with flavour. Now if you’re looking for authentic Korean recipes head over to Joanne from The Korean Vegan who makes…

February 18, 2021

Lunch Recipes - Easy, Delicious and Vegan Meal Ideas (2024)


What is the most eaten vegan food? ›

Most vegan diets include beans in at least one meal per day, including lentils, chickpeas, black beans, pinto beans and many more. Many vegans consume soy-based proteins such as tofu and tempeh; their mild flavor makes them a great substitute for meat in stir-fries, soups and stews.

What do vegans eat for breakfast lunch and dinner? ›

Sample meal plan
  • Breakfast: tempeh bacon with sautéed mushrooms, avocado, and wilted arugula.
  • Lunch: whole-grain pasta with lentil “meatballs” and a side salad.
  • Dinner: cauliflower and chickpea tacos with guacamole and pico de gallo.
  • Snacks: air-popped popcorn, kale chips, and trail mix.
Apr 4, 2019

Can vegans eat rice? ›

Yes, absolutely! Rice is a common grain in all cooking and has a significant place in the plant-based world too. Some rice dishes may not be suitable for vegans though, so if you're eating out or following a recipe make sure there are no meat, fish or other animal products being used before you tuck in!

What is the best vegan lunch? ›

Vegan lunch recipes
  • Mango salad with avocado and black beans. ...
  • Creamy spinach & mushroom penne. ...
  • Thirty-minute courgettes with dukkah sprinkle. ...
  • Vegan burritos. ...
  • Beetroot, hummus & crispy chickpea sub sandwich. ...
  • Courgette curry with lemon rice. ...
  • Vegan cauliflower cheese. ...
  • Refried beans. A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.

What does 100% vegan eat? ›

A vegan diet is based on plants (such as vegetables, grains, nuts and fruits) and foods made from plants. Vegans do not eat foods that come from animals, including dairy products and eggs.

Do vegans eat pasta or rice? ›

Breads, rice, and pasta are usually vegan, meaning you don't have to cut out your favorite carbohydrates to eat vegan! Vegetable oils, from olive to sunflower oil and more, are all part of a plant-based diet, making them easy for vegans to eat or cook with. Vegans also often eat dairy alternatives.

Do vegans eat cheese? ›

Vegans do not eat cheese or any other dairy products because they are derived from animals. Dairy products involve the exploitation of animals for their milk, and so cheese made from animal milk is not considered part of a vegan diet. this includes cheeses made from sheep and goat's milk.

What is a super vegan? ›

Super vegans are committed to a plant based diet and look for products certified by The Vegan Society, Cruelty Free International and other reputable organisations. There are multiple benefits of veganism but most people are attracted to the impact it has on farmed animals and fish.

What vegan meal can I eat everyday? ›

Every day eat a large spinach and mixed greens salad with black beans, blueberries, walnuts and other veggies on a bed of quinoa or brown rice. Top that off with a cashew-based salad dressing and you're done. So easy.

What snack foods can vegans eat? ›

Try These Popular Vegan Snacks (Chips, Cookies, and More)
  • Vegan Rob's Chips.
  • Rivalz Extra Chedda' Mac.
  • Outstanding Foods PigOut Pigless Pork Rinds.
  • Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars—Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate.
  • Trader Joe's Almond Butter Filled Pretzel Nuggets.

Is Peanut Butter vegan? ›

The bottom line. Most types of peanut butter are free of animal products and can be enjoyed as part of a vegan diet. However, some varieties are made in facilities that also process animal products or contain refined sugar that was produced using bone char or non-vegan ingredients like honey or fish oil.

Do vegans eat potatoes? ›

A vegetarian and vegan diet consists of: grains, beans and pulses. carbohydrates – such as pasta, rice and potatoes.

What food is surprisingly vegan? ›

18 Snacks and Foods You Didn't Know Were Vegan
  • Sriracha Mayo. I'm just as surprised as you are that Flying Goose's brilliant sriracha mayo is completely plant-based. ...
  • Hackney Gelato Dark Chocolate Sorbetto. ...
  • Lotus Biscoff Spread. ...
  • Lindt Excellence 70% Dark Chocolate. ...
  • Ritz Crackers. ...
  • Jacob's Cream Crackers. ...
  • Oreos. ...
  • Twiglets.
Jan 11, 2023

What do vegans drink? ›

There are a lot of drinks you can enjoy when following a vegan diet. Besides water, black coffee, and tea, you can have different types of plant-based milk, fruits and vegetable juices, smoothies, and healthy fizzy drinks like FUL® sparkling spirulina beverages.

What is a typical vegan meal? ›

  • 1 Stuffed Black Bean Sweet Potatoes With Sour Cream and Guacamole. ...
  • 2 Root Vegetable Bowls With Peanut Sauce. ...
  • 3 Two-Step Vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad Sandwiches. ...
  • 4 3-Step Vegan Diner-Style Pancakes. ...
  • 5 Vegan Banana Oatmeal Porridge. ...
  • 6 Easy Vegan French Bread Pizza. ...
  • 7 Easy Vegan Tofu Egg Salad.

What snack foods do vegans eat? ›

Try These Popular Vegan Snacks (Chips, Cookies, and More)
  • Vegan Rob's Chips.
  • Rivalz Extra Chedda' Mac.
  • Outstanding Foods PigOut Pigless Pork Rinds.
  • Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars—Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate.
  • Trader Joe's Almond Butter Filled Pretzel Nuggets.

Can vegans eat bread? ›

The simple answer is yes; vegans can eat bread. However, not all bread is created equal, and it's essential to check the ingredients list or labelling to ensure the bread is vegan-friendly. Some bread contains animal-derived ingredients such as eggs, milk, or honey, which are unsuitable for vegans.

What is vegan on a menu? ›

A vegan diet is a plant-based plan that excludes all animal products, like meat, fish, dairy and even honey (because it's made by bees, so it's considered an animal product). Its cousin, the vegetarian diet, is a bit broader and excludes meat and fish but includes dairy and eggs.

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