10 Healthy, Tasty Veganuary Recipes For Beginners
30 Mar 2022 by Jenny Edwards

Veganuary is the perfect time to get over the post-Christmas blues and focus on the new year ahead. 

Thousands of people took part in Veganuary 2021, and many more newbies have joined for 2022. So whether you're looking to become your healthiest self, align your lifestyle with your ethics, or just challenge yourself – come and be a part of it! 

To help you on your journey, I have put together a variety of nutritious, simple recipes for you to try this month – from pumpkin pancakes to beetroot pasta.

Roast Cauliflower with Cr*me Fraiche & Tahini Dressing

By: The Coconut Collaborative

Method: Cooking

Difficulty: Beginner

Nothing can compare to the flavour and texture of roasted cauliflower. It's such a versatile ingredient that goes with almost anything. This recipe works well as a work lunch as you can eat cold or heat it up. Recipe here.

Oggs Courgette and Sweetcorn Fritters with Chilli Jam 


Method: Cooking, Frying

Difficulty: Intermediate

Fritters are such a versatile snack or lunch to make when you've got some extra veggies lying around the house. This recipe also includes a homemade chilli jam recipe – yum. Recipe here.

Roast Brussel Sprouts w/ Lemon Yog

By: The Coconut Collaborative

Method: Roasting

Difficulty: Beginner

There's no better way to use up leftover Brussels sprouts than by roasting them. This colourful recipe is super satisfying and only takes 20 minutes to make. Recipe here.

Butternut Squash, Carrot and Sage Soup

By: Hazelsveganeats

Method: Boiling, Blending, Roasting

Difficulty: Beginner

This lightly spiced soup is a perfect winter comfort treat to warm your soul on colder days. It's thick, hearty and packed with nourishment. Recipe here.

Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

By: SweetFreedomUK

Method: Frying

Difficulty: Beginner

Start your day the right way with some seriously fluffy pancakes. You only need a handful of simple ingredients, and you'll be plating up in less than 20 minutes. Remember to top your stack with yoghurt, fresh fruits or your own favourite toppings. Recipe here.

Vibrant Beetroot Pasta


Method: Blending, Boiling, Cooking

Difficulty: Beginner

Leon's versatile, tasty Beetroot Ketchup can help you recreate this garlicky, sweet and vibrant bowl of hearty pasta. Serve up with creamy vegan feta and fresh sprigs of thyme. Recipe here.

Creamy Garlic Plant-Based Chicken

By: Plant Based Health Online

Method: Cooking

Difficulty: Beginner

This creamy pasta is quick to make and makes the perfect work lunch. Stir in some spinach for extra goodness! Recipe here.

Avocado on Toast

By: Plant Based Health Online

Method: Other

Difficulty: Beginner

Avocado on toast is a classic for a reason. It's flavoursome, filled with healthy fats and can be thrown together even when you're in a rush. Add your favourite seasonings to personalise the recipe, from chilli flakes to mixed herbs! Recipe here.

Banana and Cinnamon Oat Cookies

By: Plant Based Health Online

Method: Baking

Difficulty: Beginner

If you're looking for a healthy treat that will satisfy your sweet tooth, look no further than these banana oat cookies. All you need is eight ingredients, and you're good to go! Recipe here.

Courgette Fritters with Greek Style Yog


By: The Coconut Collaborative

Method: Frying

Difficulty: Beginner

A wholesome lunch dish served with thick and tangy Greek Style Yog! If you aren’t the biggest fan of courgettes, I’d strongly recommend this recipe as it might change your mind. Recipe here.

30 Mar 2022
Jenny Edwards

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