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Healthy Vegan Cooking with BBC Good Food

Learn more about vegan diets as you discover how to cook and eat in a nutritionally balanced way while maintaining one.

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Discover healthy vegan recipes

Whether it’s for ethics, the planet, or your health, there are many reasons why you might want to follow a vegan diet or simply introduce more vegan meals into your life.

On this four-week course, you’ll explore how to follow and maintain a healthy vegan diet.

You’ll learn how to identify the main food groups you should include and how to cook and create delicious meals that satisfy and nourish you on your vegan journey.

To gain a comprehensive understanding of a vegan diet, you’ll look at the difference between vegan and other common diets such as vegetarian and plant-based before exploring the reasons why one might choose to adopt a vegan one.

Explore the role of macronutrients and micronutrients in a vegan diet

You’ll learn the core concepts of a balanced diet and which vegan foods can provide daily nutrients.

You’ll learn how to modify meals whilst maintaining flavour and understand the role of macronutrients and micronutrients in the vegan diet.

Create a vegan meal plan with cupboard essentials

Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to navigate common vegan cooking mishaps, stock your kitchen with store cupboard staples, and discover new favourite recipes to enjoy and share with friends and family.

Learning from the experts at BBC Good food, you’ll finish the course with a one-week vegan meal plan and the confidence to ensure a balanced and delicious vegan diet.

What topics will you cover?

Healthy vegan cooking with BBC Good Food explores how to cook and eat in a nutritionally balanced way while maintaining a vegan diet. This course will look at the difference between a vegan diet and other common diets such as vegetarian and plant-based. We will examine the foundational pillars of vegan nutrition and learn to identify the key nutrients that you might be missing. You’ll learn about how to navigate common vegan cooking mishaps, stock your kitchen with our recommended storecupboard staples and discover new favourite recipes to enjoy and share with friends and family.

You’ll also learn about:

• the difference between vegetarian, vegan and plant-based ways of eating

• some of the reasons one might choose a vegan diet

• macronutrient and a vegan diet

• micronutrients and a vegan diet

• planning meals and store-cupboard staples

• common vegan cooking mishaps and meat substitutes

• balanced and delicious vegan recipes to try

When would you like to start?

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Assess the difference between vegetarian, vegan and plant-based ways of eating
  • Describe some of the reasons one might choose a vegan diet
  • Identify key nutrients and sources on a vegan diet
  • Design healthy vegan meals using store-cupboard staples
  • Solve common vegan cooking mishaps

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone interested in eating and cooking vegan meals, whether you’re a new or existing vegan or you simply want to cook more vegan food.

It will help you learn more about veganism and maintaining a healthy and varied diet.

If you want to develop your understanding further, you may also be interested in these courses from the same provider. They feature related subjects and share the same overall learning outcomes:

Who will you learn with?

Tracey is the Health Editor at BBC Good Food. She is a registered nutritionist, holding an MSc in Personalised Nutrition and further qualifications in Psychology & Philosophy. Follow her @traceyraye

Who developed the course?

BBC Good Food

BBC Good Food is the no 1. food media brand in the UK comprising the monthly food magazine launched in 1987, leading food website, and bi-annual BBC Good Food Shows.

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