The phrase, ‘Veganuary’ was first coined in the UK in 2014 as a way to promote the benefits of veganism as well as to educate people on how easy to prepare and delicious vegan food can be. Veganuary in South Africa is now a ‘thing’ and many people are taking up the Veganuary Challenge by opting to take on a vegan-lifestyle for the month of January.
What Does Veganuary Mean?
What is Veganuary? Veganuary is a quirky, new name given to January to encourage people to try a vegan lifestyle and way of eating for a month. Veganuary is a novel way of getting even the fiercest of meat-eaters to try something different. It’s also about educating people on how delicious and nutritious a vegan diet can be, as well as how environmentally impactful it is.
The Veganuary Challenge
What is Veganuary About?
Veganuary month, and more specifically the Veganuary Challenge, is a challenge undertaken for the month of January in which people adopt a vegan lifestyle for 30-days. That means no meat, no eggs, no cheese, and no animal products of any kind.
Many cooks and chefs would stop reading there; but don't be scared. Veganism is a wonderful way of introducing yourself and your family to a completely new world of flavours and ways of cooking. You can decide whether you're up for the Veganuary Challenge once you've tasted these mouth-watering recipes, deal?
Vegan Mushroom and Lentil Bolognese with Baby Marrow Noodles
Everyone loves spaghetti bolognaise, right? Try this vegan twist on that family favourite and we guarantee the kids and hubby will love it. You can serve it with baby marrow noodles, durum wheat noodles, gluten-free pasta or any side of your choice really. View the full Vegan Mushroom and Lentil Bolognaise with Baby Marrow Noodles recipe now.
Cauliflower Bean Curry
Does the family love a good curry but you have no idea how to cook one without meat? Try this wonderfully easy and delicious curry during Veganuary. It is quick to prepare and you can use a variety of different kinds of beans every time you make it too. View the full Cauliflower Bean Curry recipe now.
Savoury Potato Waffles
We often get asked, what do vegans eat for breakfast if they can't have eggs, or bacon, or diary? A good question indeed, and that’s what makes this super easy and scrumptious breakfast waffle recipe even sweeter. A few key ingredients go into making this recipe an absolute winner for everyone in the family. View the full Savoury Potato Waffles recipe now.
Grilled Chickpea Burgers
In many South African homes, at least one night a weekend is probably ‘burger night’ where you usually tuck into your favourite beef or chicken burgers. This Veganuary, why not keep the tradition going by trying out these utterly delicious chickpea burgers as replacements for the meat? View the full Grilled Chickpea Burgers recipe now. For more vegan recipes and other great meal ideas, visit whatsfordinner today.