Can we Food Optimise and follow a plant-based diet? Yes ve-can! Slimming World is designed to fit around any dietary preference or requirement, which makes it perfect for vegans.
Pasta, rice, potatoes, beans, pulses, grains and veggies are all Free Foods – which means you can eat as much as you like, with no need to weigh, measure or count. You’ll also find many plant-based proteins on the Free Food list, including plain Quorn (vegan varieties), jackfruit and tofu.
Slimming World members have access to a colourful collection of vegan Slimming World recipes on the website – plus many more that can be easily adapted to suit a vegan diet.
Here’s a taste of what you can expect, including five dishes from our Va va vegan recipe book…
New vegan Slimming World recipes
Ramen is nourishing and full of flavour – and this tofu dish will leave you feeling super-satisfied.
Topped with crispy onions and mango chutney ‘mayo’, this is a burger plus curry bonanza!
Fresh mushrooms and porridge oats make a superb stuffing for butternut squash in this clever dinner.
Chocolate mousse is usually off limits for vegans. But thanks to the magic of aquafaba (the liquid in a can of chickpeas), it’s back on the menu!
If your tastebuds are tantilised by our bhaji burger, ramen bowl, squash rings and chocolate mousse, you’ll find these and many more vegan recipes in our Va va vegan book – available to buy in Slimming World groups (or the e-shop for Slimming World Online members).
More vegan Slimming World recipes
Filled with warming spices, crispy tofu and lots of crunchy veg, this quick and easy wok star can be on your plate in just 25 minutes.
The satisfying mix of sweet potato, spinach, tomatoes, coconut milk and chilli will bring a spicy kick to the kitchen table.
It might be tricky to pronounce, but our vegan recipe is so easy to prepare! Lentils are packed with protein, which means they keep you fuller for longer, and they make a great meat replacement in this rich bolognese.
Tofu isn’t just a tasty meat replacement – it’s also brilliant for making a vegan version of scrambled eggs! Our recipe features mushrooms, peppers and spring onions, plus a fab spice blend of black mustard seeds, cumin seeds and turmeric, to get your day off to a tofu-rrific start!
Packed with Free beans and chunky veg for a really satisfying bowl, it’s delicious with rice and a zesty squeeze of lime.
Our popular vegan rice dish delivers a spicy punch of Southern flavours, while the veggies and Quorn add extra filling power. Best of all? It’s completely Free!
Members make vegan Slimming World recipes
Give the family favourite a vegan twist by replacing the lamb for lentils! Member Zoe (@zoevegansw) served up this super-comforting, satisfying and Free dish recently and wasn’t disappointed.
Vegan cooked breakfast
You most definitely can enjoy a Food Optimising fry-up when you’re on a plant-based diet! Slimming World Consultant Samantha (@samantha_bennett_sw) plated up this tempting brekkie of beans, roasted red peppers, chopped tomatoes, wholemeal toast and vegan sausages and bacon fried in low-calorie cooking spray.