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World Vegan Month: The Only Guide You’ll Need | Myvegan

World Vegan Month is upon us! To celebrate, we’re sharing our favourite ways to celebrate, including a round-up of our favourite vegan recipes for every occasion. Read our blog for more:  

What Does It Mean to Be Vegan? 

According to The Vegan Society, Veganism is defined as a way of life that promotes the use and consumption of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of animals, humans and the environments. Generally, vegans follow a plant-based diet, free from animal meat and products (Ex: eggs and dairy) and consume plant-based alternatives.  

What Is World Vegan Month? 

Every November, plant-based eaters shine a light on the incredible benefits of veganism by celebrating World Vegan Month. People are encouraged to try veganism and learn more about its incredible benefits throughout the month of November.  

Why Do We Celebrate World Vegan Month? 

World vegan month encourages people to follow a vegan diet and lifestyle. Veganism stretches beyond a plant-based diet, it also has great environmental and sustainability benefits. Celebrating world vegan month is a great way to shine a light on the amazing benefits of going vegan and raise awareness by challenging people to go plant based.  

How To Celebrate World Vegan Month

There are countless ways to celebrate World Vegan Month, some of our favourite ways include:  

  • Start a vegan challenge  

Whether you’re challenging yourself or your friends, November is a great time to take part in a vegan challenge. This can be as simple as having one plant-based meal a day for a week. Our guide to going vegan is a great place to start if you want to take the pledge!  

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  • Support a vegan business

World Vegan Month is a great way to support some of your favourite vegan restaurants and shops, as many shops will run great discounts throughout the month.  

  • Host a vegan meal 

Hosting a vegan meal for your friends or family is a great way to introduce others to great vegan food and celebrate World Vegan Month.  

  • Take part in vegan outreach

Not many people know about the great benefits a vegan diet has, taking part in raising awareness and starting the conversation around veganism is a beneficial way of celebrating this month.  

  • Donate to a vegan charity 

There are lots of great organisations and charities that support veganism, you can help support their mission by contributing or even volunteering at one of your  

  • Have a vegan movie night 

There are lots of new and fascinating documentaries showcasing the benefits of adopting a vegan diet and lifestle; coupled with some delicious vegan movie snacks. November is the perfect time to host a vegan movie night!  

  • Learn more about veganism

One of the main objectives of World Vegan Month is to raise awareness around veganism. This is a great chance to learn more about the history of veganism, and what being vegan entails exactly.  

  • Experiment with new vegan recipe

Who said vegan food has to be boring? You can experiment with your favourite recipes and make them vegan or even try a new plant-based recipe.  

Looking for healthy, vegan recipe inspiration? Don’t worry we’ve got you! Here are a few of our favourite recipes to get you sorted.  

7 Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipes

Start your day the right way with a vegan breakfast to fuel you for the rest of the day, whether you prefer a sweet or savoury breakfast, why not try:  

  • Vegan French Toast Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Spread Recipe

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Vegan Chocolate Spread Recipe

Take your breakfasts and snacks to the next level with this dreamy chocolate spread.

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  • Vegan Chocolate Spread Recipe

Vegan Protein Pancakes Recipe

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Vegan Protein Pancakes Recipe

We cracked it! The perfect, fluffy vegan pancakes.

2021-08-12 11:11:25By Jenessa

  • Vegan protein pancakes recipe

Coffee & Walnut Overnight Oats Recipe

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Coffee & Walnut Overnight Oats Recipe

Your go-to for successful mornings, all week along.

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  • Coffee & Walnut Overnight Oats Recipe

Peanut Butter Granola Recipe

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Peanut Butter Granola Recipe

This one's for the peanut butter fans out there.

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  • Peanut Butter Granola Recipe

Mince Pie Porridge | Vegan Christmas Recipe

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Mince Pie Porridge | Vegan Christmas Recipe

Take your breakfasts to a whole new level.

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  • Mince Pie Porridge

Breakfast Protein Smoothie Recipe

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Breakfast Protein Smoothie Recipe

Dash out the door and enjoy this smoothie on-the-go!

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  • Breakfast Protein Smoothie

Easy Vegan Massaman Curry Recipe

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Easy Vegan Massaman Curry Recipe

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6 Hearty Vegan Lunch & Dinner Recipes 

Enjoy 6 of our favourite hearty recipes for lunch or dinner 

  • Easy Vegan Massaman Curry 

  • Vegan Hemp Burgers

Vegan Hemp Burgers Recipe

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Vegan Hemp Burgers Recipe

These delicious burgers can be enjoyed whatever your goal.

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  • Vegan Pad Thai Recipe 

Vegan Pad Thai Recipe

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Vegan Pad Thai Recipe

This recipe can be on your table faster than you can even order take out.

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  • Sweetcorn Fritters 

Sweetcorn Fritters Recipe

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Sweetcorn Fritters Recipe

A delicious way to sneak some extra veggies into your meals.

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  • The Best Vegan Meatballs Recipe 

The Best Vegan Meatballs Recipe

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The Best Vegan Meatballs Recipe

Hearty, 'meaty' in texture, and bursting with flavour.

2021-09-15 10:27:08By Jenessa

  • Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe 

Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe

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Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe

Make the ultimate comfort dish, but with vegan credentials.

2021-07-01 09:14:35By Jenessa

15 Guilt-Free Vegan Dessert Ideas 

Satisfy your sweet tooth with our favourite guilt-free desserts – choose from 15 different recipes for a guaranteed pick me up!  

  • Vegan Peanut Butter Cups 

Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

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Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

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  • High-Protein Millionaire’s Shortbread 

High-Protein Millionaire's Shortbread Recipe

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High-Protein Millionaire's Shortbread Recipe

These deserve to be top of your to-do list.

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  • Vegan Brownie Batter Recipe 

  • Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake 

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

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Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

This recipe is out-of-this-world delicious.

2021-09-02 08:37:26By Jenessa

  • Homemade Jammie Dodgers 

Homemade Jammie Dodgers

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Homemade Jammie Dodgers

A delicious yet healthier alternative to the classic.

2022-01-12 08:29:34By Jenessa

  • High-Protein Chocolate Banana Bread 

High-Protein Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

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High-Protein Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Does the world really need another veagn banana bread recipe? When it's this good, it does.

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  • Vegan Apple Pie & Salted Caramel Loaf

Vegan Apple Pie & Salted Caramel Loaf

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Vegan Apple Pie & Salted Caramel Loaf

After an easy and healthy post-workout treat that doesn’t hold back on flavour? We’ve got you! 

2021-02-19 14:05:00By Jenessa

 

  • Vegan Chocolate Pronuts Recipe

Vegan Chocolate Pronuts Recipe

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Vegan Chocolate Pronuts Recipe

Easy to make and easy to hit your protein intake, these pronuts are a win-win.

2022-01-05 09:29:45By Jenessa

 

  • Vegan Tiramisu 

Vegan Tiramisu Recipe

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Vegan Tiramisu Recipe

Get your spoons at the ready, people.

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  • Brown Betty | No Waste Recipe 

Brown Betty | No Waste Recipe

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Brown Betty | No Waste Recipe

Transform stale or leftover bread into a satisfying sweet treat.

2022-04-22 08:47:31By Jenessa

  • Vegan Eton Mess Recipe 

Vegan Eton Mess Recipe

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Vegan Eton Mess Recipe

An ingenious alternative to the classic British dessert.

2022-01-19 11:10:21By Jenessa

  • Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt Recipe 

Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt Recipe

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Mixed Berry Frozen Yogurt Recipe

Refreshing, fruity and fuss-free.

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  • Watermelon Pineapple Pops Recipe 

Watermelon Pineapple Pops Recipe

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Watermelon Pineapple Pops Recipe

Looking for a sweet and refreshing treat? This recipe is for you.

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  • Vanilla & Chocolate Protein Ice Lollies 

Vanilla & Chocolate Protein Ice Lollies

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Vanilla & Chocolate Protein Ice Lollies

Have these on stand-by in the freezer when you’re in need of a cooling, vegan-friendly treat.

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  • High-Protein Jelly Recipe 

High-Protein Jelly Recipe

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High-Protein Jelly Recipe

An instant way to recharge and cool down post-workout.

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4 Delicious Vegan Drinks to Try Out 

Thirsty? Our vegan drinks have got you covered! Whether it’s chilly or warm, we have a drink for every occasion!  

  • Super Green Smoothie | No Waste Recipe 

Super Green Smoothie | No Waste Recipe

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Super Green Smoothie | No Waste Recipe

Throw in the ingredients, blend and sip away on your no waste glass of goodness.

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  • Vegan Hot Mocha Milky Coffee 

Vegan Hot Mocha Milky Coffee

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Vegan Hot Mocha Milky Coffee

Want to spruce up your coffee but trying to steer away from sugar? Try this Mocha Milky Coffee!

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  • Coconut Hot Chocolate | Vegan Christmas Recipe 

Coconut Hot Chocolate | Vegan Christmas Recipe

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Coconut Hot Chocolate | Vegan Christmas Recipe

This is just the thing to warm up your winter days.

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How to Make Plant-Based Milk at Home

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How to Make Plant-Based Milk at Home

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Take Home Message

November marks world vegan month, where we shine a light on veganism. Whether you’re looking to switch to a vegan diet, try going plant based or just reduce meat consumption, our recipes have you covered!  

 

FAQs 

  • How long has veganism been around?  

The term ‘vegan’ has been coined since 1944, when The Vegan Society started. The Vegan Society is regarded as the world’s oldest vegan charity.  

  • Is there a vegan month?

Every November, we celebrate world vegan month to shine a light on veganism. Many people also embark on a vegan challenge every January, which is known as the Veganuary Challenge.  

  • What is World Vegan Month?  

Occurring every November, World Vegan Month shines a light on veganism as plant-based eaters from across the globe come together to celebrate their 100% cruelty-free lifestyle.   

  • Why is World Vegan Month celebrated? 

Vegans celebrate world vegan month to mark the 50th anniversary of The Vegan Society and recognise the impact of veganism and the amazing benefits it has to offer.  

  • How do vegans celebrate World Vegan Month? 

There are many ways to celebrate world vegan month, including:  

  • Trying new and creative vegan recipes  
  • Challenging friends and family to go vegan 
  • Host a vegan outreach event or campaign  
  • Support a vegan business 


Lujain Alhassan

Lujain Alhassan

Writer and expert

Lujain is a Registered Nutritionist (ANutr) with a BSc in Nutrition from the University of Leeds. With a keen interest in Diabetes and performance nutrition, Lujain works closely with our team and medical partners as our in-house nutritionist and nutrition coordinator.