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Anna's Vegetable Tacos
These colourful, flavour-packed vegetable tacos are the perfect family meal - they involve no cooking, are simple to make, and are very hands-on and tactile for...
Avi’s Kosambri Salad
This Kosambri salad is one made of yellow moong dal, cucumber, pink onions, and freshly grated coconut. It is a very typical Karnataka dish eaten at the beginning...
Union of Genius' Mean Green Souper Machine
Our Mean Green Souper Machine was born from a bountiful excess of springtime vegetables. We wanted to make a green, flavour-packed, seasonal soup to wake people up...
Union of Genius
Michel’s Oriental Summer Salad
I love this Oriental summer salad. It's fresh, easy to make and full of lots of good stuff. There are ingredients in there that kids adore like honey and peanut...
Michel Roux Jr
Peter’s Pea & Ham Hock Salad
Make peas the star in this delicious pea & ham hock salad. Pea and ham are truly one of life's great combinations - this green salad with an English mustard...
Neil’s Asparagus and Soft-Boiled Eggs, Watercress & Radish
I love this asparagus and soft-boiled eggs recipe. Seasonal asparagus is so good, and always tastes best when treated simply. Just blanched in boiling salted water...
Wicked Healthy's Sweet Potato "Chips" & Dip
Here’s one for the kids in all of us. Crisp-crusted sweet potato "chips" & dip! That added crunch will make this your new favourite. And we know the kids will...
Zoe's Koose Fritters
These delicious vegan bean paste fritters (koose fritters) are also known as Akara, commonly eaten as a snack or breakfast food, but it has many variations. Black...
Gennaro's Wholemeal Penne with Broccoli & Sweet Potato
Pasta with broccoli is a common dish in Italy, where it is usually flavoured with garlic and chilli. In this penne with broccoli & sweet potato recipe, the broccoli...
Claire's Beetroot and Black Bean Burgers
Honestly, these beetroot and black bean burgers will have children and adults alike devouring them with gusto. Quite apart from looking the part, the combination of...
Steve's Veggie "Meatballs" & Courgetti
Kwin-oa or keen-wah, who cares?! The main thing is, these little beauties are full of protein and keep you fuller for longer. The sauce is full of punch and the...
Azmina’s Rainbow Rice
A low-fat rice dish marbled with colourful vegetables that cooks effortlessly in the microwave. Turmeric adds yet another level of vibrancy to this rainbow rice....
Tom’s Lamp Rump with Rosemary Polenta & Parmesan
This lamb rump with rosemary polenta recipe is a great comfort dish and takes me back to my time as a kid when my mother used to do a good home roast with mash...
Helen's Squeaky Unicorn Pink Wee Rainbow Chilli
Once a upon a time children around the world were asked what they wanted to see in their rainbow chilli, “squeaky beans” they shouted, “beetroot, so that we...
Keet Smakelijk’s Lost Potato Salad
This lost potato salad is serious VegPower food and super tasty, too. To hide the potatoes properly, you need quite a few ingredients. On the way you learn to cook...
Lisa’s Green Veg Fishcakes with Homemade Ketchup
One of the things my fussiest child struggles with is sloppy or soft textures, which is tricky as many recipes designed to encourage children to eat more vegetables...
Catrina’s Veg-Packed Fish Pie
This veg-packed fish pie is a really simple recipe but is full of flavour. It is easy to make, and children will love to help out. It is full of nutrition and...
Angela’s Goan Salmon Curry
This Goan salmon curry is one of my most-watched recipes on YouTube with over 60,000 views. I have taught it in hundreds of classes and made it many times for...
Anthony’s Vibrant Slaw of Fennel, Carrot & Cabbage with Passion Fruit Dressing
I always try to chuck away as little food as possible and slaw is a great way of using up leftover vegetables. In this slaw of fennel, carrot & cabbage I list these...
Lia’s Savoury Vegetable Polenta Cake
Who doesn’t love melted cheese and cake! This vegetable polenta cake is a great way to eat your greens and snack whilst on the go fuelling your day. Try making...
Henry’s Italian Broad Beans
Being the offspring of a cookery writer (Josceline Dimbleby) is a privilege. I didn’t learn to cook at mum’s elbow – she was always busy making notes and...
Lola’s Beet Shake
This is a thick and creamy vegan beet shake, great for a treat or a dessert. It looks stunning, but I bet not many people will guess what gives it this colour! You...
Gillian's Gluten Free Spiced Parsnip Cake
Perfect for a cold-weather day, this warming spiced parsnip cake is gluten-free and packed full of root veg, making it a treat that everyone can enjoy.
Penylan Pantry’s Gluten-and-Dairy Free Squash, Blueberry & Orange Bundt Cake
This squash, blueberry & orange bundt cake is the perfect recipe for using up soft overripe berries and squash. It's also a really lovely way of adding veg into...
Tzatziki (Cucumber, Mint & Feta Dip)
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare cucumber that the whole family will enjoy. This dip is really easy to make and delicious as a dip...
Green Sandwiches (Cucumber, Pesto & Avocado)
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare cucumber that the whole family will enjoy. These sandwiches look so pretty and taste so delicious,...
Mimi and Sam's Green Egg Wraps
These green egg wraps are really fun to prepare, super-colourful and ever-so tasty – essentially a thin omelette laced with spinach, which serves as a great green...
Mimi Spencer & Sam Rice
Tomatoes on Toast
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares an easy way to get some veg into everyone at breakfast-time: veg on toast, like these sweet-tooth tomatoes on toast.
Liz's Cucumber Mint Lime & Ginger Paletas (Ice Lollies)
Zesty and refreshing, our take on the Mexican frozen pops are just what you need to cool down on a hot summer’s day. Depending on how sweet you want them, add as...
Cucumber, Strawberry & Mint Cooler
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare cucumber that the whole family will enjoy. A fruity, sweet refreshing drink for a warm day, this...
Simple Greek Salad
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare tomatoes that the whole family will enjoy. A Greek salad is a great light lunch or side for a big...
BTGA's Tomato Scone Pizza
In this tomato scone pizza recipe, the pizza base is made with scone dough, flavoured with grated mature cheddar. It’s topped with juicy tomatoes, herbs and...
British Tomato Growers Association
Easy Homemade Tomato Salsa
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare tomatoes that the whole family will enjoy. This simple salsa is easy to make and delicious to eat....
Veg-Packed Tomato Sauce
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare tomatoes that the whole family will enjoy. This is next-level pasta sauce: healthy, tasty, cheap...
Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Sauce
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare peppers that the whole family will enjoy. This red pepper pasta sauce is creamy, sweet and a...
Simple Stuffed Peppers
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare peppers that the whole family will enjoy. These stuffed peppers may take a little effort, but they...
Jeanette’s Ratatouille Pasta
You can use any combination of vegetables for this dish - look at what is in season, they will be cheaper and really taste good, and this recipe is so quick.
Jeanette Orrey MBE
Mel's Spanish Chickpea & Almond Stew
Using store cupboard staples and spinach from the freezer, this Seville-inspired stew comes together in under 20 minutes and is a hit with everyone. You could swap...
Jenny's "Coca de Recapte" (Flatbread with Roasted Veg & Anchovies)
This flat bread from Catalonia is really simple to make and you can chop and change with different vegetables on the top, depending on what you like best or...
My mum used to make loads of gazpacho when I was a kid so I’d already got a taste for it by the time I spent a few months living in Southern Spain. As a student,...
Pepper & Feta Frittata
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare peppers that the whole family will enjoy. This pepper & feta frittata makes a really simple, quick...
Chocolate Chip Spinach Muffins
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare leafy greens that the whole family will enjoy. These chocolate chip muffins are low in sugar and...
5-Minute Kale Crisps
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare leafy greens that the whole family will enjoy. Got some crisp-lovers in the family? Try our...
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare squash that the whole family will enjoy. This simple coleslaw has just a few ingredients and is an...
Discover Great Veg's Chocolate Kale Brownies
These delicious brownies are still a once-in-a-while treat, it's true, but they are made at least a little more virtuous by the presence of a bag of kale in them!...
Discover Great Veg
Ruthie's Roasted Pumpkin
This is one of our favourite ways to cook pumpkin in the Autumn. It’s just as delicious roasted in a wood-burning oven as it is a conventional one!
Allegra's Slow-Roasted Squash with Dolcelatte Dip
The soil-dwelling equivalent of a Cote de Boeuf – the studding, glazing and crusting of the squash with the crisp pear and watercress salad, plus a hearty splodge...
Mel's Squash, Blueberry & Orange Bundt Cake
A perfect recipe for using up soft over ripe berries, and squash. It's also a really lovely way of adding veg into sweet treats, and thinking differently about...
"Pumpkin Pie" Squash Smoothie
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare squash that the whole family will enjoy. This 4-ingredient squash smoothie is super sweet and...
Squash & Chocolate Muffins
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare squash that the whole family will enjoy. These low sugar, veg-containing chocolate muffins are an...
Squash and Apple Soup
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare squash that the whole family will enjoy. This squash and apple soup is really sweet and silky...
Simple Cauliflower "Steaks"
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare cauliflower that the whole family will enjoy. An amazing veggie meat-alternative for vegetarians,...
Tom's Roasted Cauliflower with Hazelnut Sauce
Cauliflower is an environmental hero in my eyes. It grows in the harshest British climates sturdy and strong, is so affordable - and when you eat the leaves, even...
Anna's Cauliflower Cheese
I really cannot take credit for this one. It is my wonderful husband Iain's top-to-tail cauliflower cheese, ably written up by our 10-year-old Felix. And eaten...
Anna Taylor OBE
Microwave Cauliflower "Rice"
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare cauliflower that the whole family will enjoy. "Riced" cauliflower makes for a really easy way to...
Easy Roasted Cauliflower
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare cauliflower that the whole family will enjoy. I always thought I would never enjoy cauliflower...
Lajina's Veg Curry
Lajina Masala shares an easy vegetable curry packed with loads of flavour for a fun way to eat plenty of veg.
Lajina's Nutty Cauliflower and Broccoli
Lajina Masala shares a simple curried vegetable side dish that is easy to make and delicious to eat.
Alexia's Minted Pea & Watercress Soup
This is one of my favourite ways of using the fresh British watercress grown by The Watercress Company not far from where I live. The recipe is actually from...
Miles' Chicken Pea-Evs
We love Miles' recipe - what kid isn't going to enjoy the preparation and look of this dish? This is a perfect one for getting kids having fun in the kitchen, and...
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare peas that the whole family will enjoy. These French peas are a classic recipe that's classy and...
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare peas that the whole family will enjoy. Sometimes you can't beat a classic, and these mushy peas...
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare peas that the whole family will enjoy. It doesn't get much simpler than peas, butter or olive oil...
Rachel's Alligator Pear Shake
Avocados are brilliant in smoothies – they need to be nice and ripe, but once they are they’re like the veg-equivalent of adding ice cream to a smoothie as...
Rachel de Thample
Rachel's Funky Monkey Shimmy Smoothie
A bit of healthy kale or spinach added to the classic peanut butter and banana combo – with a hint of sweet cinnamon – is a great way to get kids to fall in...
Rachel de Thample
Amanda's Easy Vegetable Samosas
Children and adults alike love these samosas — they taste so good! You only need a pack of tortilla wraps, a few store cupboard ingredients and some veg. Samosas...
Saadia's Summer Loving Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce
These summer rolls are great fun to make with the kids. Perfect for lunch boxes or a light lunch or snack.
Jo's Pea, Sweetcorn & Courgette Pancakes
As delicious as pancakes are smothered in syrup or jam, they don’t always have to be served as a sweet treat. Making savoury pancakes using a selection of tasty...
Claire's Green Veg Crumble
A creamy, cheesy, filling dinner packed with green vegetables, covered in a lighter-than-usual white sauce, and topped with a wholegrain crumble. Nutrient dense,...
Easy Chicken & Broccoli Stir-Fry
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare broccoli that the whole family will enjoy. This chicken & broccoli stir-fry is really simple and...
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare broccoli that the whole family will enjoy. This broccoli slaw is a fun way to add some more veg to...
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare broccoli that the whole family will enjoy. This creamy broccoli pesto is a hit with kids - so...
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare sweetcorn that the whole family will enjoy. Next stop: pancakes! What kid doesn’t like pancakes?...
Yellow Veg Soup
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare sweetcorn that the whole family will enjoy. Soup is often an easy, unthreatening way to introduce...
Grilled Corn-on-the-Cob with Herb Butter
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare sweetcorn that the whole family will enjoy, starting with the most kid-friendly of all! Buttered...
Tom's Minestrone Soup
It takes a bit of effort to get all the veg prepped and ready for this minestrone, but it’s totally worth it as you’ll be rewarded with a hearty soup that is...
Prue's Mushrooms & Kale on Toast
This is very grown-up Mushrooms on Toast. Good for breakfast, lunch or supper. My grand-daughter, age 6, loves it, but I regret to say her brother’s reaction...
Nadiya's Mustard Kale Mac 'n' Cheese
I am not averse to a massive bowl of mac and cheese for dinner, but it took a while to convince my family that sometimes this is OK: it doesn’t always have to be...
Jamie's Sweet Potato Quesadilla with Smash-It-Up Salad
I absolutely love this recipe. Not only it is totally delicious, it’s also great fun to make. Get the kids involved by letting them bash up all the veg to make a...
Hugh's Roast Roots and Greens
I cooked this incredibly simple dish for comedian and self-confessed veg-dodger Ross Noble, in answer to his challenge: “can you make vegetables edible?” I’m...
Thomasina's Crushed Avocado with Lemon-Tahini Dressing
The combination of sesame in different forms – oil, tahini, black and white seeds – with citrus and the green avocado is a fresh, nutty and zesty way to set you...
Thomasina's Diced Avocado with Mango, Black Beans and Pickled Jalapeno
This spicy, mouth-tingling salad is wonderfully fruity and satisfyingly filling.
Thomasina's Watermelon, Feta and Avocado Salad with Grilled Flatbreads
A middle-Eastern take on avocados that makes a great lunchtime salad or light summer starter when watermelons line the fruit stalls.
Sir Paul's Simple Spinach Salad
This simple salad is a great way to get kids into eating salad and its full of goodness. You can swap in different ingredients if you like to make your own version.
Sir Paul McCartney
Jason's Rainbow Veg Kebabs
If you love to have a BBQ in the summer, these rainbow kebabs are a perfect vegetable recipe. Quick to make, fun for the kids, and packed full of colour. They are...
Jason Leonard OBE
The Happy Pear's Trio of Hummus
This is a really cool thing to do with hummus – make a basic hummus and then vary it! You have one third basic hummus, turn a third of it into a roasted carrot...
The Happy Pear
Ren's Quick Celeriac and Sour Cream Slaw with Pan-Fried Fish Fingers
Celeriac is a very underused and underrated vegetable although it is often used in Polish kitchens in soups and in salad recipes. It actually has a very mild, sweet...
Rachel's Carrot Cake Smoothie
This carrot cake smoothie is a deliciously drinkable nod to the classic cake. If you’ve got dates to hand, swap out one of the bananas for 2 dates.
Rachel de Thample
Matt's Beetroot & Chocolate Cake
This beetroot and chocolate cake is a winner. There isn’t anyone who won’t like this. We served this cake in Bristol, Bath and London to over 1,000 children as...
Amanda's Italian Country Soup
This soup can be blended as a food for stage-two weaning. Adults can add seasoning later if they feel the need. It is really tasty served with some soft bread for...
Georgie's Carrot & Courgette Cake
This courgette & carrot cake is a firm favourite in our family and makes a wonderful breakfast or afternoon treat. If you think courgettes sound funny in a cake,...
Vic's Veg Power Flapjacks
Brighton & Hove Food Partnership have been teaching adults and families to cook for over 10 years - this is one of our tried-and-tested favourite recipes. It could...
Veggie Fries - 3 Ways
Gone are the days when chips were only made from potatoes. These days, there are loads of recipe ideas out there for how to make fries from pretty much any root...
Quick & Easy Roast Carrots
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare carrots that the whole family will enjoy. This first one is a quick way of roasting for...
Grated Carrot Salad with Easy Jar Dressing
Claire Wright from addsomeveg.com shares 3 simple ways to prepare carrots that the whole family will enjoy. This recipe is barely a recipe it is so easy. A popular...