Top 10 Recipe Websites for Vegans
This post written by guest blogger – Jenelle York
While many may think vegans subsist solely on salad greens & wheatgrass shots, the truth is, vegan food can be hearty, adventurous & delicious. The following blogs & websites will provide endless inspiration in the kitchen for vegans, vegetarians & omnivores alike.
VegWeb: Browse or search this extensive collection of user submitted recipes. If you’re feeling lucky, use the Surprise Me button to generate a random recipe. There is also a VegWeb smart phone app for inspiration on the go.
Fatfree Vegan Recipes: This site has an index of over 1,000 member submitted recipes that don’t use added oil or margarine. Perfect for the health conscious vegan.
Choosing Raw: This blog, written by a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, balances raw & cooked recipes. With posts nearly daily, it is a great source of inspiration. Be sure to try my favorites, Bircher Muesli & Classic Almond Milk.
Happy Herbivore: Author of the Happy Herbivore Cookbook & Everyday Happy Herbivore, Lindsay Shay Nixon, shares recipes low in fat & easy to prepare.
Rawmazing: Aptly named, this blog makes raw vegan recipes look amazing. Impress your friends with Basil Veggie Primavera or Hazelnut Truffles. The search tool & index make it easy to navigate.
Nutritionmd.org: Search over 1,000 healthy recipes. Bonus: Each recipe includes a nutritional breakdown. Sign up for the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart to receive support & recipes to your inbox daily. This site also features a useful meal planner tool & shopping lists.
Post Punk Kitchen: Written by the co-author of Vegan Pie in the Sky, Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar, & Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, this site features a mix of delicious baked goods & savory dishes. Raspberry truffle brownies or tamale shepherd’s pie anyone?
Finding Vegan: A round-up of recipes from vegan bloggers with beautiful photographs that would make anyone drool.
PETA’s Veg Living: Search or browse by meal type, cuisine type or food type. Veg Living also features articles on holiday & themed meals such as grilling recipes, elegant wedding recipes & Mardis Gras recipes as well as a baking cheat sheet.
Chocolate Covered Katie: Simply put; a healthy dessert blog. Don’t let the word healthy fool you. These recipes are delicious. Who wouldn’t swoon over healthier versions of favorites such as Deep-Dish Cookie Pie, Chocolate Pecan Pie, Skinny Snickerdoodle Cookies & Peanut Butter Magic Shell that taste every bit as decadent as the real thing?
Is your favorite site missing from the list above? Please share it with us in the comments section below.
Jenelle York is a Registered Dietitian practicing nutrition in a hospital in Tacoma, WA where she teaches vegan cooking classes weekly. Visit her blog for recipes, nutrition information & Pacific NW restaurant reviews www.yorkandspoon.blogspot.com