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Delicious vegan, vegetarian, dairy free nutritious and delicious recipes that everyone can enjoy. for free!

Why vegan recipes? It’s just so much easier to please everyone all the time – the great thing about vegan recipes is that you don’t need to be vegan to enjoy them. If they are tasty, delicious and fulfilling enough then everyone can enjoy them no matter who they are, not just the vegetarians and vegans and people with dietary and religious food intolerances.

A chocolate cake just doesn’t need all that saturated fat and an egg to make it fluffy, gooey and delicious if you are clever.

Bookmark this page and pop back regularly as we will add new vegan recipes as we develop them – we can develop specific free-from recipes especially for your publication and supply hi res photos to go with them.These recipes are all copyright Tony Bishop-Weston -Foods For Life © Please credit. More info [email protected]


Special Occassions – Try this recipe for Christmas – Chestnut Stew – Just try wrapping it up like a cracker in filo pastry instead of in a pot.

Todays Vegan Recipe – Chocolate Squeeshcake – Desserts

Serves 8

12 vegan digestive, gingernut, bourbon, graham crackers or oat biscuits
25 g (1 oz) coconut oil
25 ml (1 fl oz) soya milk
250 g (8 oz) silken tofu/Chinese/Japanese smooth beancurd.
2 teaspoons of arrowroot
1 banana
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
150 ml (¼ pint) Maple syrup
2 tablespoons tahini
2 tablespoons raisins
1 tablespoon lime juice
3 tablespoons orange juice
2 teaspoons vanilla essence
Pinch of sea salt


1. Crush the biscuits and pour into a small saucepan and heat gently with the coconut oil and the milk. Mix thoroughly and then press into the bottom of a 30 cm flan dish or 8 ovenproof ramekins.
2. Blend all the other ingredients together in a bowl with a hand blender.
3. Pour the mix ontop of the biscuit base and the cook in a preheated oven at 180°C (350°F) Gas Mark 4 for 45 minutes.
4. Allow to cool for 2 hours before serving.

To serve: serve with a spoonful of ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup.
Decorate: Use crystallized ginger and nasturtium or serve on a dark plate and sprinkle sieved icing sugar over shapes ( eg spoon and fork) to leave shadows.

RECIPE LINKS – Links for free from, free vegan, vegetarian and dairy free recipes.

World Vegan Day is an interactive vegan website with news, forums and a great vegan recipe section.

Vegan Recipe section includes dairy free vegan desserts such as chocolate cake , cheesecake, vegan pancakes and vegan recipes for valentines day Halloween, Christmas etc. There is even a recipe for Vegan Yorkshire pudding

There are good links to the best of the vegan recipe pages elsewhere on the internet.

You can also post your favourite vegan recipes here and share them with other cooks.

The Vegan Society

As well as a good selection of their own vegan recipes there is also a search engine linked into the IVU free recipe search engine which searches for ingredients or recipes from thousands of free vegetarian/vegan recipes posted from all over the world.

They have a massive selection of dairy free vegetarian and vegan cookbooks from all over the world in the online shop.


Website and messageboard for American vegetarian singles/personal adverts with great recipe section.

The International Vegetarian Union – A bit of a free for all with the good mixed in with the mediocre but if you have time to search through there are some great vegan ideas. Sorted into sections by country so if you are looking for Mexican, Polish or Italian dishes you’ll be happy as pie.


Visit Cherry Edwards delightful website with lots of delicious vegan recipes.

Vegan Family

The Vegan family from Scotland have a real cult following now and their recipes you drooling. We can recommend the special page on chocolate for those special ‘to hell with the diet’ occassions.

For a great selection of vegan recipes that you can contribute to if you find some better ones.

New recipe websites with great vegan recipes pop up all the time. If you find any indispensible recipe sites in your travels please let us know and we’ll add them to this page.

Bon Apetit!

Vegan Cookbook with delicious & nutritious vegan dairy free recipes

BUY Vegan Cookbook with delicious & nutritious vegan dairy free recipes

Personalised signed copy with free postage and packing within the UK – £12.99