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3 easy vegan recipes from the meal plan that feeds your family for a £1 a day

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Want to know how to feed your family delicious vegan food that doesn’t cost a bomb? Rachel Musson, founder of Loved and Enough, has a free seven day vegan meal plan featuring meals that costs £1 a day per person

Rachel Musson has been vegan for over a decade, starting off as a vegetarian and at one point, going completely raw. She recently founded Loved and Enough, a community for those looking to embrace the vegan lifestyle, from the complete novice to the seasoned pro and everyone in between.

Through her own personal journey, and the creation of Loved and Enough, Rachel decided to make it her mission to ‘take the hassle out of eating vegan’ after constantly being asked how she lives this lifestyle, with the assumption it must be both expensive and time consuming.

‘Many people aren’t aware of how easy it can be to enjoy great vegan food and how economical’, with this in mind Rachel decided to show people just how simple it can be. Rachel decided to create VegPlan to do just that.

VegPlan is a free 7 day menu (with breakfast, lunch and dinner), that feeds your family hearty, tasty vegan food, for just £1 per person, per day. You can subscribe to the seven day plan at here to kick-start your vegan journey.

Here’s a one day taster menu:

Breakfast: Pumpkin spice apple porridge

A warming porridge which is ideal for a filling breakfast.

pumpkin porridge feed your family vegan for £1 a day healthista

Level: Easy

Prep time: 5 mins

Cook time: 15 mins



200g porridge oats

700ml plant milk

300ml water

Half tsp salt

2 tsp pumpkin spice mix (or cinnamon)

2 finely shopped apples



Mix all ingredients in a pan

Stir well

Cook on a low heat until oats are cooked and apple has softened

Serve with a sprinkle of pumpkin spice or cinnamon

Try a drizzle of syrup to add sweetness, maple or golden syrup work great or try agave for a natural sweet hit


Lunch: Leek and potato soup

A thick soup which satisfies as a hearty meal and freezes well.

leak and potato soup feed your family vegan for £1 a day healthista

Level: Easy

Prep time: 5 mins

Cook time: 30 mins



250g leek chopped

500g potato cubed

100g / ½ medium onion

Vegetable stock cube

1ltr water



Lightly fry leek and onion until softened

Add water, stock and potatoes

Bring to boil and then simmer

Cook for about 30 minutes until potato is soft

Blend half of the soup until completely smooth, then add remaining half and blend in other half leaving the soup slightly chunky

Note: If you do not have a blender, mash in the potato to dissolve into the soup
Serve and enjoy


Dinner: Vegan chilli and rice

This simple vegan chilli with rice is a hearty and filling dish the whole family can enjoy. The chilli also freezes well in portions, so you can use it when you want to, although I always cook the rice fresh.

Chilli and rice feed your family vegan for £1 a day healthista

Level: Easy

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 20 mins



63g dehydrated soy mince – rehydrate as instructed using a stock cube

Half an onion, diced

Half a carrot, chopped into small chunks

Cans of chopped tomatoes

Half tbsp oil

1 tbsp tomato puree

Salt/pepper to taste

Half can of kidney beans

2tsp chilli flakes (or to taste)

400g rice



Gently fry the onion and carrot in oil until softened

Add tinned tomatoes and tomato puree

Stir and add in rehydrated soy mince

Add kidney beans and chilli to taste

Put on a gentle heat and stir regularly to ensure no sticking

Leave on low heat for about 30 minutes

Serve chilli with cooked rice


Vegan recipes Rachel Musson Chilli and rice feed your family vegan for £1 a day healthista headshotRachel Musson‘s own journey has lasted over the past thirty years, with two decades of first being vegetarian and the last 10 years as vegan, with most of them as a raw foodist. You can read more in Rachel’s first blog about specifically why she became vegan. To Rachel, great vegan food is quite simply ‘Great Food’ and through the recipes and information shared on her website, she hopes to inspire others to eat more vegan food.

Subscribe to VegPlan here, and follow Loved and Enough on Facebook, Twitter @lovedandenough and Instagram @lovedandenough.


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