Not everyone uses cookbooks these days. If you’re in love with your smartphone, it’s likely you use apps to cook in the kitchen. Here are some of the best vegan recipe apps around, you are sure to find one you like!
So Vegan App is by Roxy and Ben (above), two of the UK’s most popular online chefs and authors of best-selling cookbooks. It features over 350 recipes, a shopping list and the ability to save your favourites and tick off steps during cooking. You also watch videos and keep the screen awakee, so you don’t have to keep unlocking the phone, while you cook. Available on monthly or yearly subscription, with a free trial. Available worldwide.
Oh She Glows App is another popular app by a best-selling cookbook author. Angela and her husband have featured the most popular recipes from the blog alongside new photography and the recipes are streamlined to work with the app. The amazing search function enables you to search by season, dish type and whether recipes are freezer-kid-budget-friendly,
Food by Maria is a wonderful app by a best-selling Greek-American author, who focuses on food as celebration (after healing from eating disorders by going plant-based). You can plan meals, save your favourites, create an interactive shopping list and convert measurements, all from within the app.
Food Monster is the world’s largest vegan recipe app, from One Green Planet. It features 800 recipes, with 10 new recipes added each day (3000 new recipes each year). You can also unlock an archive of over 8000 recipes, searchable via 600 category filters.
Health-Based Vegan Recipe Apps
Deliciously Ella is a popular app by one of the UK’s top-selling cookbook authors. Ella Mills began adulthood with a medical condition that left her bedridden. After giving up junk food and going vegan, she and her husband now run a plant-based empire of cookbooks, this app and plant-based snacks in biodegradable packaging, sold in most good stores. The app features 700 recipes, nutritionist-approved meal plans and other goodies like online yoga classes.
Fivesec Health App is by a popular chef in Sweden, which is so popular that it’s been downloaded by 350,000 people around the world. If you think healthy food is boring, wait till you check out these 350 recipes with plenty of desserts and iced treats. Check out Alexandra’s own vegan birthday cake!
Forks Over Knives App is by the health experts that brought us the documentaries on how to prevent and sometimes even cure common diseases, through diet alone. This is uber-healthy (so little or no oil, salt etc), so go for this one, if you are say recovering from heart disease, cancer or diabetes. Their top team of chefs have created recipes that are simple to make (above are maple-cinnamon rolls from the blog), and you can even send recipes to a shopping list, which is automatically sorted by aisle. The 400 recipes are updated weekly, with new dishes. A one-time purchase.