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Browse healthy and easy main dish recipes to make on busy weeknights. From my favourite vegan pilau rice to 20-minute naan pizza, you’re sure to find something to keep everyone happy at the dinner table.

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Vegan Burrito Bowls

Vegan Burrito Bowls

These vegan burrito bowls are a healthy Mexican-inspired dinner or lunch containing all the best bits of a burrito in bowl form!
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These vegan burrito bowls are a healthy Mexican-inspired dinner or lunch containing all the best bits of a burrito in bowl form!

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Cauliflower Buddha Bowl

Cauliflower Buddha Bowl

This vegan and gluten-free cauliflower buddha bowl features turmeric-roasted cauliflower, cumin rice, chickpeas, pomegranate and a zesty yoghurt dressing.
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This vegan and gluten-free cauliflower buddha bowl features turmeric-roasted cauliflower, cumin rice, chickpeas, pomegranate and a zesty yoghurt dressing.

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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese (vegan!)

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese (vegan!)

This sweet potato mac and cheese is a healthier take on the well-loved dish, made with sweet potatoes and nutritional yeast.
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This sweet potato mac and cheese is a healthier take on the well-loved dish, made with sweet potatoes and nutritional yeast.

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masala grilled cheese sandwich with coriander chutney

Masala Grilled Cheese with Coriander Chutney

Masala Grilled Cheese with Coriander Chutney

Masala grilled cheese is a Indian upgrade on the childhood classic. This tasty recipe features spiced onions and is served alongside a quick coriander chutney.
masala grilled cheese sandwich with coriander chutney

Masala grilled cheese is a Indian upgrade on the childhood classic. This tasty recipe features spiced onions and is served alongside a quick coriander chutney.

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Spicy Avocado Toast With Chickpeas

Spicy Avocado Toast With Chickpeas

This spicy avocado toast with chickpeas makes the perfect healthy lunch. A quick and easy recipe that's packed with plant-based protein!
avocado toast topped with chickpeas and chilli

This spicy avocado toast with chickpeas makes the perfect healthy lunch. A quick and easy recipe that’s packed with plant-based protein!

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Best Bruschetta Recipe (5 ingredients!)

Best Bruschetta Recipe (5 ingredients!)

The BEST bruschetta recipe which is easy to make and naturally vegan! Best of all, it comes together in 15 minutes and is made with just 5 simple ingredients.
2 slices of bruschetta on a tray with basil and salt

The BEST bruschetta recipe which is easy to make and naturally vegan! Best of all, it comes together in 15 minutes and is made with just 5 simple ingredients.

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Chilli Mogo Recipe (step-by-step!)

Chilli Mogo Recipe (step-by-step!)

A step-by-step recipe for chilli mogo - an Indo-Chinese dish of crispy chunks of fried cassava in a spicy, sticky sauce, which is also vegan-friendly!
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A step-by-step recipe for chilli mogo – an Indo-Chinese dish of crispy chunks of fried cassava in a spicy, sticky sauce, which is also vegan-friendly!

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Vegan Pad Thai Recipe (gluten-free)

Vegan Pad Thai Recipe (gluten-free)

Introducing my take on a vegan pad thai made with lots of colourful vegetables. This quick and easy dinner is ready in just 20 minutes!
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Introducing my take on a vegan pad thai made with lots of colourful vegetables. This quick and easy dinner is ready in just 20 minutes!

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How To Make Hidden Vegetable Pasta Sauce

How To Make Hidden Vegetable Pasta Sauce

Fool your children with this super tasty, super secretly HEALTHY hidden vegetable pasta sauce! Vegan, gluten-free, and meal-prep friendly!
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Fool your children with this super tasty, super secretly HEALTHY hidden vegetable pasta sauce! Vegan, gluten-free, and meal-prep friendly!

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Chickpea Sweet Potato Curry (vegan)

Chickpea Sweet Potato Curry (vegan)

This one-pot chickpea sweet potato curry is cosy, comforting, and perfect for meal prep! It's packed with flavour, and comes together in 30 minutes!
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This one-pot chickpea sweet potato curry is cosy, comforting, and perfect for meal prep! It’s packed with flavour, and comes together in 30 minutes!

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Easy Vegetable Pilau Rice (vegan)

Easy Vegetable Pilau Rice (vegan)

This quick vegetable pilau rice recipe is the perfect standalone dish or accompaniment to curries. Vegan, gluten-free, and ready in under 30 minutes!
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This quick vegetable pilau rice recipe is the perfect standalone dish or accompaniment to curries. Vegan, gluten-free, and ready in under 30 minutes!

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Vegan Chili Recipe (one-pot!)

Vegan Chili Recipe (one-pot!)

This easy vegan chili recipe is spicy, cosy and comforting. It's super versatile and great for meal-prepping. Best of all, it's made in one-pot!

This easy vegan chili recipe is spicy, cosy and comforting. It’s super versatile and great for meal-prepping. Best of all, it’s made in one-pot!

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Mexican-Style Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican-Style Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mexican-style stuffed sweet potatoes are a no-fuss vegan dinner that is sure to impress. Packed with flavour and spice, and ready in under an hour!
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Mexican-style stuffed sweet potatoes are a no-fuss vegan dinner that is sure to impress. Packed with flavour and spice, and ready in under an hour!

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Asian-Style Roasted Cauliflower Salad (vegan)

Asian-Style Roasted Cauliflower Salad (vegan)

This healthy roasted cauliflower salad makes the perfect quick lunch. An easy low-carb recipe which is also vegan and gluten-free!
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This healthy roasted cauliflower salad makes the perfect quick lunch. An easy low-carb recipe which is also vegan and gluten-free!

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Crispy Tofu Burgers with Rainbow Vegetables

Crispy Tofu Burgers with Rainbow Vegetables

These crispy tofu burgers are a lighter take on the classic meal: crunchy fried tofu with rainbow vegetables and a sweet chili sauce! Vegan and gluten-free.
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These crispy tofu burgers are a lighter take on the classic meal: crunchy fried tofu with rainbow vegetables and a sweet chili sauce! Vegan and gluten-free.

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How to Make Tofu Scramble step-by-step

How to Make Tofu Scramble step-by-step

An easy and healthy vegan alternative to scrambled egg - scrambled tofu! This creamy tofu mixed with spinach and tomatoes is the perfect breakfast!
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An easy and healthy vegan alternative to scrambled egg – scrambled tofu! This creamy tofu mixed with spinach and tomatoes is the perfect breakfast!

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Baked Curried Cauliflower Steaks (vegan)

Baked Curried Cauliflower Steaks (vegan)

These baked curried cauliflower steaks are spicy, flavoursome and perfectly caramelised. Serve with creamy non-dairy yoghurt for the perfect starter!
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These baked curried cauliflower steaks are spicy, flavoursome and perfectly caramelised. Serve with creamy non-dairy yoghurt for the perfect starter!

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Vegan Tofu ‘Halloumi’ Salad with Tahini Dressing

Vegan Tofu ‘Halloumi’ Salad with Tahini Dressing

This vegan tofu 'halloumi' salad is the perfect light and healthy lunch. A vegan halloumi recipe served with spring vegetables and a creamy tahini dressing!
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This vegan tofu ‘halloumi’ salad is the perfect light and healthy lunch. A vegan halloumi recipe served with spring vegetables and a creamy tahini dressing!

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Vegan Naan Pizza with Pesto and Sweet Potato

Vegan Naan Pizza with Pesto and Sweet Potato

This easy vegan naan pizza recipe is a definite weekday favourite! Topped with vegan pesto, sweet potato, dairy-free cheese, red onion, spinach and walnuts.
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This easy vegan naan pizza recipe is a definite weekday favourite! Topped with vegan pesto, sweet potato, dairy-free cheese, red onion, spinach and walnuts.

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Easy Vegan Black Bean Burgers

Easy Vegan Black Bean Burgers

These quick and easy vegan black bean burgers are packed with plant-based protein. This healthy recipe will soon become your go-to weeknight dinner!
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These quick and easy vegan black bean burgers are packed with plant-based protein. This healthy recipe will soon become your go-to weeknight dinner!

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The Ultimate Vegan Sandwich

The Ultimate Vegan Sandwich

A healthy recipe for the ULTIMATE vegan sandwich, packed with colourful vegetables like juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumber and creamy avocado.
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A healthy recipe for the ULTIMATE vegan sandwich, packed with colourful vegetables like juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumber and creamy avocado.

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Cauliflower Alfredo | Shivani Loves Food

Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta (vegan, dairy-free)

Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta (vegan, dairy-free)

A secretly healthy recipe for alfredo sauce made with cauliflower and nutritional yeast. This easy pasta dish is dairy-free and vegan friendly.
Cauliflower Alfredo | Shivani Loves Food

A secretly healthy recipe for alfredo sauce made with cauliflower and nutritional yeast. This easy pasta dish is dairy-free and vegan friendly.

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How to make Falafel

How to make Falafel

An easy and healthy vegan baked falafel recipe. With this basic homemade falafel there are endless possibilities of dishes!

An easy and healthy vegan baked falafel recipe. With this basic homemade falafel there are endless possibilities of dishes!

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Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta Recipe

Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta Recipe

This vegan pesto pasta recipe is deliciously creamy, and can be made oil-free by replacing the oil with water. Best of all, it's ready in 15 minutes!
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This vegan pesto pasta recipe is deliciously creamy, and can be made oil-free by replacing the oil with water. Best of all, it’s ready in 15 minutes!

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