More and more people are ditching meat and dairy and going vegan. Now, while cutting this amount out of your diet might initially seem daunting, we think after you take a look at these delicious recipes it won’t seem so impossible after all…

Even if you were to try a vegan diet for just a few weeks, upping your fruit and veg intake and cutting down on meat and dairy will not only boost your health, it will also help you shed pounds.

More and more people are turning to a vegan diet for the health benefits: increased energy, younger looking skin and eternal youth are just some of the claims from enthusiastic plant eaters.

Ok so eternal youth is a tad optimistic, but when comparing vegan living to the average Western diet, there are certainly plenty of health and beauty benefits.

And there is also the positive influences it has on the environment, too. From recycling our household rubbish to cycling to work, we’re all aware of ways to live a greener life. One of the most effective things an individual can do to lower their carbon footprint is to avoid all animal products.

Have we convinced you to try it yet? If not, take a look at these vegan diet recipes below…