21 Veganuary Meal Ideas & more

I want to try to do Veganuary again in the new year. I tried a couple of years ago and only managed 12 days so I really want to challenge myself to complete the whole month this time.  When I tried it before I hadn’t long been trying to be gluten and dairy free and I found it really hard to cut out meat and fish too.  Over the last two years I have tried a lot more vegan recipes and therefore have more of a variety of foods I know I can eat and will like.

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But why go vegan?  Whether you have a compassion for animals, concerns about the environment or are looking to improve your health, there are many reasons why people choose a plant-based diet.  You can read more on the Vegan Society’s website here.

In this post I have compiled a list of recipes that I have tried before and enjoyed, and some that I would like to try.  I have split them into sections of Dinners, Breakfasts, Lunch ideas and snacks.  I hope this post will be a resource for others and if you have come here for ideas, I hope it helps.

Dinners

Gnocchi with pesto or other sauce

Pasta & homemade pesto

Extra Greens Pesto with basil, peas and spinach

Lentil ragu

Lentil Ragu

Lasagne – this one from Nora Cooks looks amazing

Spaghetti Carbonara

Vegan pizza such as this one or make your own and add whatever toppings you want.

Soup

Chickpea tikka masala (I use the sauce from this recipe and add two tins of chickpeas and some spinach)

Dahl

Shepherds Pie

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Quorn balls / vegan sausages sunday lunch with vegan gravy

Nut roast

Risotto (tomato) or this one (courgette & pea)

Buddha bowl

Vegan Wellington

Boodles stir fry

Vegan enchiladas

Loaded sweet potato skins

Bean chilli

Stuffed tomatoes

Stuffed cabbage rolls

You can find more ideas on my Vegan Dinners Pinterest board.

 

Breakfasts

Baked fruit porridge

Raspberry porridge

Raspberry & Vanilla Overnight Oats

Blueberry porridge squares

Chocolate & Almond Granola

Chocolate & Almond Granola

Fruit & Veggie Breakfast Loaf

Raspberry jam crumble bars

Peaches & cream overnight oats (substitute whole milk for oat milk)

Almond/chocolate breakfast puffs (substitute honey for maple or date syrup)

Vegan pancakes

Berry crumble breakfast bake

French toast/ veggie bread

You can find more ideas on my healthy Breakfast Pinterest board.

 

Lunches

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Toast with cashew cheese & roasted tomato soup

Sweet potato wedges with houmous

Couscous or quinoa salad

Lentil & Quinoa Salad

Tarka dahl with lemon rice

My easy & quick work lunch is brown rice pasta with Sacla free-from pesto

Any dinner leftovers

 

Snacks

Energy balls

Nakd bars

Livia’s Kitchen snacks

Dried fruit (I like apricots, strawberry & apple rings)

Salted maca fudge

Ombar buttons

Brownies or blondies

Smoothies

You an find so many more healthy treats and snacks on this Pinterest Board.

There are so many more meal ideas on Jess’ Youtube channel and on the Veganuary website.  Please comment below with your favourite vegan recipes.

Thank you for reading x

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