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TheLaundryLady Fri 07-Oct-16 20:17:05

Hi, my daughter has decided that she is going to eat a vegan diet.
I have absolutely no idea of where to start so any recipes , snack ideas etc would be very welcome

AtleastitsnotMonday Fri 07-Oct-16 21:17:33

This is a really handy list of 'Accidentally vegan' products, everyday bits and pieces that just happen to be vegan, things like cereals, cakes, biscuits, snacks etc.
For starting out vegan take a look at Jack Monroe's vegan recipes, tasty food that doesn't require million of ingredients and are nutritionally sound. I'll come back with some actual recipes in a bit.

TheLaundryLady Fri 07-Oct-16 21:38:10

That's great thank you smile

AtleastitsnotMonday Fri 07-Oct-16 21:54:27

Tomato & butter bean stew
Moroccan ragout and cous cous
Beetroot & quinoa tabbouleh
Pasta with anchovies and capers
Moroccan-chickpea cakes
Falafels and Pittas
Italian bean casserole
Lentil and spinach dahl
Pinto bean chilli

AtleastitsnotMonday Fri 07-Oct-16 21:56:10

Forget the pasta recipe with anchovies! Sorry my veg and vegan recipes are all mixed together!

LauraMipsum Tue 11-Oct-16 14:50:00

You can "veganise" lots of things - e.g. use soy mince and a dollop of Alpro yoghurt in recipes that call for animal mince / use soy milk instead of dairy and so on.

If using soy mince do put a dollop of vegan yoghurt in otherwise it can be a bit dry.

I am not officially vegan but mostly eat vegan food, the last few weeks have included

* Stuffing, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, sprouts and gravy
* Breaded tofu slices with baked potato and broad beans
* Shepherd's pie & greens
* Thai green curry
* Keema peas made with soy mince
* Puy lentils with roast mushrooms and spring onions
* Linda McCartney sausage and mash
* Nut cutlets, baby potatoes and peas
* Gnocchi with 'free from' pesto, roast tomatoes, roast peppers & olives
* Home made pizza with vegan cheese
* Ratatouille, rice and garlic bread (Sainsbury & Tesco value brands are vegan if you CBA to make your own)
* Whole roast cauliflower with tahini & pomegranate, with quinoa pilau and avocado (that was a having people over recipe)

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