The vegan diet and vegan lifestyle is a big decision to make, and anyone who has even contemplated the switch will tell you that it’s not easy coming across healthy and delicious vegan recipes. Luckily, there are a few vegan bloggers and food blogs that focus on the vegan diet. Here are our pick of the best vegan recipe blogs we can’t get enough of in 2020.
Read on to find some of your new vegan eating and food blogs.
1. Deliciously Ella
Deliciously Ella is a vegan bloggers diary of whole food and plant-based recipes. Its original intention was experimentation, trying out new dishes and recipes, and eating a healthy vegan diet to combat a slew of ongoing health (skin health) complaints. Not wanting to forgo flavor and only being an amateur cook, it features heavily in simple but popular recipes that anyone can try at home. It has since grown into so much more with cookbooks and even an app. A recipe that we love is the baked banana and blueberry oatmeal, which is a hearty and warm start to any day.
Deliciously Ella was originally intended to be a personal project, a way to encourage myself to fall in love with plant-based eating and make healthy eating delicious.
2. Minimalist Baker
The Minimalist Baker vegan blog is a one-stop-shop for simple recipes that require just one bowl and less than half an hour prep.
It has a massive range of delicious plant-based food ideas (see also ‘Vegan Camping Food Ideas’) that are easy enough to make for yourself that you’ll wonder what you did without it. With such an extensive catalog of new dishes to try, you’re sure to never get bored at mealtime again.The quick crispy cauliflower has been a game-changer and is perfect as a snack or side for any meal.
3. Oh My Veggies
Oh My Veggies is a food blog that showcases the best vegetarian and vegan recipes (see also ‘The Top Vegan Finger Food and Appetizer Recipes For A Party‘). From comfort food to sweet treats and desserts, it has it all. All the recipes are plant-based, and a vast majority are dairy-free too. The bloggers behind the site have a great deal of passion for cooking and guide you effortlessly in the pursuit of your new favorite foods and meal ideas. A personal favorite recipe is the beans and walnut meatloaf, which is a perfect comfort food and an ideal main course served up with any other veggie that you love.
4. Vegan Richa
While some of the other vegan blogs still feature dairy and meat, this vegan blog is all vegan in every recipe (See Indian recipes). Richa is a food blogger and photographer with a background in great vegan food from India but has moved her passion into a global kitchen at this point. The blog features simple to follow recipes that feel hearty and comforting with big flavors.I cannot imagine living without the mac and cheese mix recipe, which helps you to create your vegan cheese sauce to sling over pasta for another taste of ideal comfort food.
5. Choose Veg
Choose Veg is the kind of vegan food blog that you keep coming back to for new ideas. It’s less about cooking from scratch and more a pinboard of some of the fantastic things you can create using only plant-based ingredients. A lot of the recipes feature quick fixes using store-bought ingredients rather than making them for yourself, and it’s perfect for the vegan on the go.Quite honestly, I thought pizza was a right off when going vegan, but the quick veggie pizza recipe on Choose Veg changed my mind. I’ve served it to family and friends ever since.
6. The Vegan 8
The Vegan 8 is another fantastic vegan food blog specializing in simple recipes using eight ingredients or less.
After curing her husband’s gout (see also ‘Foods to Avoid with Gout’) through a plant-based diet, Brandi has gone on to share her passion in the kitchen in this food blog.
Featuring both savory and sweet recipes, it’s the baking and desserts that keep us coming back for more.These vegan Christmas cookies are just as delicious the whole year-round, and they’re so simple to make that you’ll likely not want to give them up either.
7. Olives for Dinner
Now while olives are delicious, you might not want them for every meal. Don’t worry, though, this ethical vegan food blog features much much more. The recipes here are a little ritzier than some of the other blogs, and it’s perfect if you intend to cook for friends and impress them with just how good plant-based food can be.
These are meals that, while eating, you’re already planning out the next time you’ll cook them.These oyster mushroom tacos with chipotle and lime sauce are delicious, and the recipe for the sauce alone is one I’ll be making over and over again.
8. The Veggie Table
This blogger likes to focus on recipes that can be effortlessly converted to plant-based without having to miss out on the taste and texture. It’s easy to navigate, and the recipes are delightfully easy to follow. This is the kind of food blog your Nan might have made if your Nan was a passionate vegetarian or vegan.
The recipes primarily comfort food and easy to create alternatives to your old favorites. The vegan bechamel sauce has brought so many delicious meals back into my repertoire. It’s got a taste and texture that will have even your non-vegan friends asking for the recipe.
9. My Goodness Kitchen
Amanda is a food blogger after my own heart; her no-nonsense recipes are as delicious as they are nutritious.
She tests her food out on her carnivorous family, so every single meal idea has that particular stamp of approval. Big on flavor and not lacking in originality, this vegan food blog is ideal if you’re trying to prove to friends or family just how easy and delicious a plant-based diet can be.The vegan shawarma with roasted jackfruit recipe is out of this world. It’s got a chewy, meaty texture that could fool even the most die-hard meat-eater.
10. Oh She Glows
This vegan food blog is all about feeling good on the inside as you look on the outside. They are focusing on entirely plant-based eating that also happens to be free of gluten, soy, and other processed foods and allergens. This blogger is a little bit of a storyteller, so you’ll have to skip ahead a bit to find the recipes, but they are worth it.Check out these flourless peanut butter cookies ; they are so effortlessly simple to make and deliver big on flavor and moreishness.
11. Christina Cooks
Christina cooks, and when she does, you’re in for a treat. These plant-based recipes feature all the ingredients you already love brought together in amazing dishes and popular meal ideas.
The blog is rich with photos and videos that showcase the vegan diet and how it can lead to a healthy and happy life (see teens). This vegan food blog is filled with delicious treats, but it’s the portobello mushroom burger with guacamole that has us salivating. So simple to put together in a matter of minutes, what it saves in time, it gives back in big meaty flavor.
12. Post Punk Kitchen
The Post Punk Kitchen is one of the best vegan recipe blogs and the one that I most want to emulate in my kitchen. This is vegan eating that puts a middle finger up to the idea that plant-based recipes are boring (see Vegan Christmas Dinner). The photos for every recipe look tantalizingly tasty, and you can still find videos of Isa’s old cooking show (see also ‘What Are The Best YouTube Vegan Cooking Shows‘) on YouTube if you look hard enough. The recipe that shows off what this blog is all about best is the buffalo chickpea pitas with ranch. Not shy at all about a big punchy flavor, it’s a kickass little recipe with an amazing taste.
13. Healthy Happy Life
This isn’t just great vegan recipes; it’s the whole package. Healthy Happy Life is a lifestyle blog that genuinely wants to help you lead a healthy and happy life.
The recipes and photos produced by this blogger are amazing, and you’re going to love them all. The recipes have been collected into a few handy cookbooks, but there are plenty of great ideas on the site for you to try out first. With decadent treats like this garlic herb cheese ball to try out, you’re going to be healthy and happy in no time at all.
14. Fork and Beans
Fork and Beans is a vegan food blog that focuses on bringing the fun back into the kitchen. These are simple healthy plant-based recipes that take minutes to prep and even less time to gobble down (because they’re so amazing). Filled with enticing photos, cookbooks, and easy to follow guidelines, the site is a great place to let out your inner child and get fun and funky with food again. This is what we’re talking about, check out this creative recipe and beautiful photos for rainbow rice — just good old fashioned food fun folks.
15. Hell Yeah It’s Vegan
This food blogger wants you to serve up food so good that when asked, “is it vegan?” you’ll reply with a handy advertisement for the amazing recipes you found. These are simple and healthy plant-based recipes that do not shy away from huge flavors and deliciously moreish meal ideas. This vegan food blog sometimes gets a little naughty showcasing how vegans can do comfort food, too.Take this vegan corn dog recipe for a prime example of the bloggers’ amazing creativity. Every bit as delicious and dangerous as the real thing, try this out in the kitchen at your own peril, I can’t stop eating them.
16. Keepin it Kind
The Keepin It Kind vegan blog is packed full of super healthy and amazing plant-based recipes (see also ‘Plant-Based July 4th Recipes To Try‘) that promote the lifestyle through flavor and fun. The photos and recipes are all of the highest quality, and if you take the time to prepare any of these delicious dishes, you’ll feel like a superstar in the kitchen in no time. The super-powered strawberry banana muffin recipe is as healthy as it is hearty and will have vegans and non-vegans alike salivating for more.
17. Hot For Food
This vegan food blog is chock-a-block with amazing cookbooks, photos, and videos, showing you exactly how you can cook up delicious plant-based food in mere minutes. Lauren Toyota has won acclaim and awards for her innovative and tasty take on vegan food, and the recipes will please vegan, vegetarian, and meat-eaters alike.The ultimate vegan fried chicken sandwich is an amazing recipe that proves that you don’t have to give up fun, fast food when you make the switch to a healthy and ethical lifestyle.
18. Rainbow Nourishments
Rainbow Nourishments is a vegan blog that brings together all the colors of the kitchen to make healthy and flavor-forward food.
This blogger has painstakingly curated a massive list of sweet and savory treats (see also ‘Are Nerds Vegan?‘) and recipes, but it is the dessert section that is particularly addictive. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, then you’re going to love all the amazing vegan recipes for cakes, cookies, muffins, and more.Check out this vegan berry and banana crumble recipe for an idea of just how nourishing and nutritious these vegan sweet treats can be.
19. The Full Helping
The Full Helping vegan blog is one that prides itself on recipes that will leave you feeling full, happy, and healthy. These amazing plant-based dishes are home-cooking at its absolute best, and any one of them could be a fun new favorite in your kitchen.
If you’re after comfort food that is as healthy as it is hearty, then you’re going to fall in love with this blogger.The recipe for this wholesome vegan lentil mushroom and kale lasagne perfectly showcases what this vegan food blogger is all about. It’s filling, comforting, healthy, and delicious.
20. The Plant Philosophy
The Plant Philosophy isn’t just about delicious food; it’s about the vegan lifestyle and how it can lead to a more satisfied, happy, and healthy life. Amazing plant-based recipes and dishes that utilize all vegan ingredients and great ideas for smoothies and drinks that taste better than soda ever could.
This blog wants you to think vegan for every meal with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and every snack in between all having a fair share of recipes.Don’t take our word for it, check out the recipe for these simple citrus turmeric shots known for their anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effect. This isn’t just food; it’s medicine (see also ‘ Are Cough Drops Vegan? ‘).
Which Vegan Recipe Blog Is Our Favorite?
Finding the best vegan recipe blogs will depend on what exactly you’re looking for. For us though, Deliciously Ella covers all of the bases. It is filled with simple and healthy plant-based recipes (see also ‘The Best Vegan New Year’s Eve Recipes‘) that prove that vegan eating is far from boring.
With main dishes just as tasty as the deserts and photos, videos, and cookbooks (see also ‘The Best Vegetarian Cookbooks‘) that showcase it all, it’s a blog that deserves constant revisiting.What recipes have you tried from the blogs we’ve mentioned? Do you have a favorite vegan blog that we missed? We’d love to try it out for ourselves.
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