10 Vegan Recipes to Keep You Warm This Autumn

With the nights getting darker and the days getting colder in the UK, it’s safe to say we’re getting hungrier! It’s time to say goodbye to the light summer salads and hello to the hearty goodness of autumnal foods

If you’re looking for recipe inspiration to welcome in this wonderful season, look no further. Whether you’re cooking just for yourself or spreading the vegan love by cooking for friends and family, we’ve got you covered with a selection of autumn favourites.

Vegan Apple Porridge
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1. Spiced Apple Porridge with Grilled Pears

Is there anything better than a big bowl of comforting breakfast on a chilly autumn morning? Why not try this porridge recipe to kick off your day with some autumnal spice.

Vegan Shepherds Pie
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2. Shepherd’s Pie

This is one of the best hearty meals to sit down with after a long, cold day. Whilst traditionally made with minced lamb, Shepherd’s pie can easily be made vegan by using lentils (thank goodness for that!).

Vegan Stuffed Chillis
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3. Roasted Chillies stuffed with Cashew Cheese

This one’s got a fiery kick to chase away the cold! For those of us who just can’t handle the heat, this recipe can also be cooled down by swapping out the chillies for bell peppers.

Vegan Butterbean Mash
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4. Butterbean Mash

If you need a comforting side dish to go with those veggie sausages but fancy something different to potato, why not try butterbean mash? This simple recipe requires nothing more than a few minutes, a few ingredients and a hand blender!

Vegan Cauliflower Cheese
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5. Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese is an indulgent yet simple side dish that’s a real crowd pleaser. Despite dairy being right there in the title, this vegan version is just as good. Ideal as an accompaniment to a roast dinner, or even just a baked potato.

Vegan Leek and Mushroom Pie
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6. Creamy Leek and Mushroom Pie

Nothing screams comfort food more than a pie and this is yet another meal that you need not miss out on as a vegan. This creamy leek and mushroom pie is simple and straightforward to make but seriously yummy to eat.

Vegan Black and Kidney Bean Chilli
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7. Black and Kidney Bean Chilli

Another great dish with a bit of heat to it is Deliciously Ella’s chilli. This is one of the simplest chilli recipes out there but makes for an unbelievably comforting and wholesome dinner.

Vegan Blackberry and Apple Crumble
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8. Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Blackberry and Apple Crumble is a must for this time of year! Easily made vegan by using vegan margarine, this crumble is a bowl of sweet, warm goodness.

Vegan Potato Leek Soup
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9. Potato Leek Soup

No autumn recipe list would be complete without a hearty soup; enter Loving it Vegan’s creamy Potato Leek soup. This recipe uses coconut cream rather than dairy cream, giving it that indulgent taste.

Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon
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10. Mushroom Bourguignon

A vegan take on a classic Beef Bourguignon, this version is full of nourishing and thick Portobello mushrooms. A perfectly rich dish to bring warmth to autumn nights!

Leaving animal products off your plate doesn’t mean that you need to miss out on your favourite Autumn foods. If these recipes have left you feeling hungry, why not sign up to try vegan for 31 days?  Or, if you want to get started right now, why not have a look at our vegan recipes?

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