Top 10 Best Vegetarian Cookbooks

A meat-free diet needn't stop you from enjoying a wide range of delicious dishes, scrumptious snacks and perfect puds! These books, classified as either vegetarian or vegan, provide recipes and inspiration for a wide variety of tastes and lifestyles. So, tuck into some tasty meat-free meals with our very best vegetarian cookbooks. (Or, if you'd prefer, you can always have a look at our vegan cookbooks!)

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1. Eaternity

  • £14.39

Jason Wrobel | Vegan

This comprehensive recipe and lifestyle book from vegan chef and wellness expert, James Wrobel, is full of great tips for creating mouth-watering meat- and dairy-free dishes, each with particular nutritional benefits. Not only does it provide a wide range of recipes, it also gives you the current research and science behind our most pressing health issues, and explains why you should eat certain foods based on your unique goals.

2. Proper Healthy Food

Nick Knowles | Vegetarian

This isn't just healthy food: it's proper, which means it's hearty, nutritious and satisfying. Popular DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles reveals how a trip to Thailand inspired him to transform his diet and live a better life. He shares innovative vegetarian and vegan recipes which are sure to appeal to even the most meat-loving carnivore. From posh nosh to chunky vegan burgers to indulgent desserts, this book will show you how delicious and substantial healthy food can be. 

3. The Hairy Dieters Go Veggie

  • £4.99

The Hairy Bikers | Vegetarian

Si King and Dave Myers are cutting down on meat, and in this exciting book, they share 80 of their favourite veggie recipes, sure to keep even the hungriest meat-eater satisfied! The book features low-calorie versions of traditional classics and family favourites, ranging from Lancashire hotpots to veggie sausages. But none of the recipes compromise on flavour, so whether you're looking to cook up starters, snacks, soups, brunches or mains, you're guaranteed to find mouth-watering dishes you'll want to return to again and again. 

4. The Very Veggie Family Cookbook

  • £14.89

Sara Ask & Lisa Bjarbo | Vegetarian

If you think it's difficult to cook veggie meals for the whole family, think again! This book contains 60 lip-smacking vegetarian dishes that everyone will enjoy, from oat bagels to mango wraps, teriyaki tofu to potato pancakes. Featuring 20-minute recipes for hectic weeknights, delicious dishes for the weekend, finger food, snacks, delectable desserts and more, this fun and colourful book is filled with veggie cooking tips and inspiration.


5. The Conscious Cook

  • £19.89

Tal Ronnen | Vegan

Former steak-lover Tal struggled for years on an unfulfilling vegan diet that left him with terrible cravings for rich flavours, nourishing foods and a bit of fat! Thus, he created a range of delicious vegan dishes with substantial proteins, and it completely changed the way he ate for the better. He is now regarded as an expert in the field, and in this book, he shares his fantastically satisfying recipes.


6. Vegan Street Food

  • £13.59

Jackie Kearney | Vegan

Inspired by the diverse foods she got to try on her travels around Asia, Jackie has put together this scrumptious assortment of meat- and dairy-free dishes that are guaranteed to be exotic and delicious! They include tempting meals like Simple Sri Lankan Dal, regional specialities like Oothapam (vegetable crumpets), and yummy finger food like Kale Pakoras.


7. Whole Protein Vegetarian

  • £20.00

Rebecca Miller Ffrench | Vegetarian

If you're concerned that your vegetarian diet might not provide you with enough protein, this is the perfect book for you. It makes getting that all-important nutritious protein easy with heaps of wholesome (and delicious!) plant-based recipes.


8. Vegetarian Food for Healthy Kids

  • £10.89

Nicola Graimes | Vegetarian

This book provides over 100 exciting recipes packed with fresh fruit and vegetables. Each has a Hero Food feature, explaining why those ingredients are healthy and nutritious for you and your child. It includes recipes for brilliant breakfasts, scrummy snacks and delectable dinners. From veggie versions of sausages and mash and spaghetti Bolognese, to new ideas like cheesy broccoli bites, there's plenty for the whole family to love.


9. Veggie Mama

  • £15.89

Doreen Virtue & Jenny Ross | Vegan

This beautiful book is full of inspiring vegan recipes, including many raw options, using wholegrains, legumes, nuts, fruits, vegetables, and lots of superfoods like hemp seeds and quinoa. It caters for all ages and tastes, and discusses allergies and healthy eating tips. Kids will love the flavours and won't even realise how healthy and wholesome their food is!


10. Peace & Parsnips 

  • £16.49

Lee Watson | Vegan

In this gorgeous book, discover the delights of eating meat- and dairy-free dishes which are bursting with vitality and flavour. Using fresh produce, Lee Watson celebrates veganism through recipes that are diverse, nutritious and utterly delicious. From curries, burgers and bakes to stunning show-stoppers for special occasions, vegan cooking has never been so exciting. Discover mouth-watering meals including Braised Cauliflower and Puy Lentil Tabbouleh and Chickpea, Squash and Apricot Burgers, as well as drool-worthy desserts including Blueberry and Macadamia Cheesecake and Rustic Apple and Whisky Marmalade Tart.