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!)
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.
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.
With so many different options available to foodies these days, it can be tricky to keep up with the dietary requirements of your own household! If you or a family member has started embracing the vegan lifestyle then this bright book is here to help. It's a classic DK title through and through with easy-to-follow instructions to create a range of tasty meat- and dairy-free meals, lunches and desserts and is packed with information about the benefits of vegan cooking and debunking the myths surrounding what it is to be a modern day vegan.
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.
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.
Sabrina Ghayour is back with another mouth-watering recipe book. Bazaar is a vegetarian cookbook with a Middle-Eastern twist and plenty of flavour. With offerings including potato, ricotta and herb dumplings, grilled halloumi flatbreads with preserved lemon and barberry salsa and almond cake with sweet yoghurt frosting, there's a treat for every taste bud.
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.
Whether you're new to a plant-based diet or in need of recipes to cook for vegan friends and family members, this book has a range of recipes to give you ultimate meal inspiration. Following the recipes in this book, you could have Pancake Stacks for breakfast, a Spicy Bean Sub Sandwich for lunch and Italian Flag Lasagne for dinner with Oreo Mousse as a dessert. There are over 100 dishes to try so you're sure to find some delicious meals in this mix.
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!
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.