20 Vegan Cooking Channels to Follow on Youtube

How would you like to have fun in the kitchen?

Many people feel overwhelmed, or underwhelmed as the case may be, when they transition to a vegan diet. Either they don’t know what to eat, or they feel they need to eat certain foods and that’s all there is.

Often people think vegan food is boring, tasteless, or just out-right gross.

Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. You don’t need to eat obscure, unappealing foods.

You can enjoy your meals.

All you need is someone to show you where to start, someone to help make vegan cooking exciting.

Whether you want ideas for new creations or to make better versions of old favourites, look no further.

Let these vegan chefs inspire and help you to prepare enticing vegan meals that are full of flavour. You’ll likely find something to suit you in this diverse selection of Vegan Cooking (and raw vegan) Channels to follow on YouTube.

1. Hot For Food

Now having over 50000 subscribers, Hot For Food has quickly become a popular vegan cooking channel. And with the intent to bring vegan food into the mainstream, they are certainly doing a great job. The chefs of Hot for Food, Lauren and John take the comfort foods you know and love, and make them vegan. Their vegan comfort food creations not only look amazing, but they taste even better!

Some recipes to check out are: Vegan Cheesy Chive Biscuits, Acai Bowl with Hemp Granola, or how about The Perfect Tofu Scramble? If you’re looking for a simple recipe, you might like Easy Vegan Sweet Potato Mash.

They create meals your non-vegans friends won’t be able to resist. From Vegan Peanut Butter Cups to Vegan Poutine to Pizza Pockets. With their most popular video so far being Chipotle Lime Fries.

Hot for Food is now part of Kin Community, a Multi Channel Network that focuses on female content creators. And it’s the #1 lifestyle network on YouTube! It’s great to see the vegan diet getting a wider audience. You can also get Hot for Food’s tasty recipes by visiting the Hot for Food blog.

2. Fully Raw Kristina

Kristina’s channel has grown quite a bit over the past couple of years. She follows a low fat, raw vegan diet and brings her energy and enthusiasm for fruits and veggies to her audience.

Kristina is clearly passionate about raw vegan living. Inspiring people to have more raw fruits and vegetables in their diet, she encourages everyone to eat at least one raw meal a day.

Surrounded by colourful produce, she shares raw vegan recipes that are healthy and vibrant. Fully Raw Kristina shows everyone that raw vegan recipes can be so much more than just kale smoothies. There’s FullyRaw Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake, a Badass Juice Recipe, FullyRaw Dreamsicle Juice & Popsicles, easy smoothie recipes, and much more.

You can also watch her videos in Spanish, and you can find recipes and more about her new book on the FullyRaw website.

3. Peaceful Cuisine

High quality videos with a lovely, calming soundtrack; Peaceful Cuisine is vegan cooking and baking to music. There are usually two videos for you to choose from, so that you can go without music if you prefer. No words are needed, as vegan Chef Ryoya will show you how to make the recipe, step by step. The end result is a delicious creation, artistically presented.

From Blueberry Banana Muffins, Pumpkin Pudding, to Matcha & Adzuki Twisted Bread, Pumpkin Sticky Buns, Sweet Potato Tart, and Old Fashioned Doughnuts, you’ll find something you like. There’s even a video to help you make your own Vegan Mayonnaise. When learning the recipe, you get to just relax, listen to music, and watch the talented Chef Ryoya go to work!

You can also find Ryoya doing do-it-yourself projects around the house in the DIY playlist. Read an interview with Ryoya and visit the Peaceful Cuisine blog, available in both English and Japanese.

4. The Vegan Corner

Low fat, oil-free vegan cuisine created and presented by professionally trained chefs. Even more gourmet recipes are presented in an easy to follow manner. Just find the ingredients, take their lead, and prepare plant-based recipes like Pumpkin Muffins, Gluten Free Buns, and Chunky Polenta Fries.

Or you can choose from more recipes like One-Pot Pasta Alla Puttanesca, Shepherd’s Pie, Vegan Nutella, or Oven-Baked Pasta. They seem to be able to veganize anything, and make it low fat to boot! You’ll find something to suit your fancy.

The Vegan Corner is starting to feature some of fellow YouTuber, Freelee the Banana Girl’s favourite recipes, beginning with Potato Rice Curry. And you can now learn a bit more about the Chefs, Raoul and Miriam and find their vegan cooking recipes on The Vegan Corner website.

5. The Vegan Zombie

Vegan recipe creations set in the Zombie Apocalypse. Entertaining, fun, and skilled in the kitchen, Jon and Chris, The Vegan Zombie Crew, fend off zombies while cooking up a storm.

Some of their popular vegan creations include a Vegan Breakfast Burrito, Black Bean Veggie Burgers, Vegan Cheese Stix, Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo, and an Easy Chocolate Cake recipe. And there are a number of raw vegan recipes too! There’s Raw Vegan Cheesecake, Raw Vegan Borscht and Berry Smoothie, and many raw vegan juice recipes.

Get The Vegan Zombie Cookbook.

6. Vegan Black Metal Chef

Vegan Black Metal Chef is a vegan cooking show with a black metal theme, featuring Brian Manowitz. There’s no talking in these videos. Instead, the recipe instructions are provided through a metal sound track, playing in the background, with the lyrics written by the Chef himself.

Dressed in full costume, the Vegan Black Metal Chef creates his masterpiece. The result is a creative and entertaining show based around a unique blend that has attracted quite a fan base. Vegan Black Metal Chef Episodes have so far included recipes for Eggplant Parmesan, Buffalo Seitan Bites, Indian Feast of the Gods, Pad Thai, Vegan Lasagna, and more.

Visit the Vegan Black Metal Chef website to learn more and to find out what the Vegan Black Metal Chef has planned next!

 7. The Sweetest Vegan

The Sweetest Vegan has quite the recipe repertoire. You’ll certainly want to check out the Vegan Sweet Potato Pie recipe! And there are plenty more delicious, often southern inspired vegan recipes you won’t want to miss.

There are dessert treats like Sweet Summer Oatmeal Squares, Sweet Spaghetti Squash Dessert recipe, Florida Lemon Bars, and Cornmeal Blackberry Pancakes. And there are creative, kid-friendly recipes like the Minion Despicable Me 2 Tart.

For those searching for vegan comfort food, there’s even a series of McDonald’s Fast Food made Vegan recipes. The series features everything from Big Mac Burgers to Baked Apple Pie to Sausage Biscuits, all being made vegan. The Sweetest Vegan is quite the cuisine and pastry artist!

8. Cooking with Plants

Following a whole food, plant-based diet, Anja creates healthy, oil-free vegan recipes. Her whole family is vegan, so you’ll see kid friendly recipes too. Some recipes to check out are: Vegan Christmas Bread Pudding, Vegan Mac and Cheese, Baked Garlic Hasselback Potatoes, Caramel Coconut Baked Vegan Donuts, and a (gluten-free) Quinoa Potato Crust Pizza.

Cooking with Plants also has a bunch of homemade vegan cheese recipes! There’s Smoked Paprika, Herb & Garlic Almond, as well as homemade Soy Yoghurt, nut-free Cream Cheese, and even a Stretchy Melted Vegan Cheese to go on your pizza!

It’s always nice to have healthy, vegan recipes already be oil-free. That way you don’t need to make any alterations. You can get Anja’s recipes on the Cooking with Plants website.

And find more oil-free, plant-based recipe websites with plenty of healthy, vegan meals to choose from.

9. Edgy Veg 

Edgy Veg has vegan recipes for everyone. Candice takes popular meals and makes them vegan. Macaroni and Cheese, Vegan Buffalo Hot Wings, Veggie Nuggets, a vegan McChicken Sandwich, Vegan Pulled Pork Sandwich, and more, all made vegan! Entertaining as well as instructive, Candice explains what you’re doing and why as she takes you through the recipe.

Some other recipes you may not want to miss are: Pumpkin Mac and Cheese, a Vegan Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, Latkes, and Cookie Dough Ice Cream. Oh, and of course the Homemade Peppermint Patties! Find the recipes on The Edgy Veg website.

10. Mary’s Test Kitchen

Mary brings a sense of humour to vegan cooking. Helping to show that being vegan doesn’t mean you have to live on kale and raw broccoli, Mary’s Test Kitchen also has What I Eat in a Day videos. In these videos, you can see just what Mary eats in a day and how she preps her meals.

Although she’ll be taking a bit of a break from her regular videos for a while, to heal up an injury, she’ll still be making videos to help answer your questions. And there are plenty of vegan recipes already on her channel that you can make!

From Stuffed Crust Pizza, to Sweet Red Bean Steamed Buns, to Vegan Sweet Potato Hamburger Buns, and Coconut Curry Chickpeas, Mary takes you through more complex recipes and makes them seem easy! Find the recipes on Mary’s Test Kitchen website.

11. Sweet Potato Soul

Easy vegan cooking recipes brought to you by Jenné. Creamy Vegan Corn Chowder, New Orleans style Vegan Red Beans & Rice, Black Bean Hemp Burgers, No Bake Fig Walnut Bars, Vegan Coconut Milk Ice Cream are among the delicious vegan recipes you can find on Sweet Potato Soul.

And, in keeping with the name, there are a number of sweet potato recipes too! Like Vegan Sweet Potato Birthday Cake, Vegan Southern Sweet Potato Biscuits, and a Sweet Potato Falafel Sandwich, to name a few.

Alongside these vegan recipes, there are also What I Eat in a Day and Q&A style videos, answering questions about the vegan lifestyle. Visit the Sweet Potato Soul website to get the recipes and learn a bit more about Jenné.

12. Potato Strong

Over on Potato Strong, Will creates low fat, oil-free, plant-based recipes. Following Dr. McDougall’s Starch Solution, most of the recipes are starch-based. With dishes like Lentil Shepherd’s Pie, Easy Quick Oatmeal, and Easy Curry Fries, you can make a healthy, filling meal without much fuss.

But, as great as they are, it’s not just about potatoes. You can find a number of rice and bean dishes like an Easy Burritos, along with recipes for Split Pea Soup, Lentil Chickpea Burgers, a No Fat Vegan Chili, and Tofu Scrambles. The recipes are often simple to prepare and don’t require fancy ingredients. There are also video interviews with plant-based nutritionists and other tips for living a healthy, plant-based lifestyle.

You can learn more about Will and his plant-based health transformation, in an interview with Potato Strong. And you can get The Potato Strong Recipe Guide here.

Get more healthy, vegan recipes from other oil free, plant-based websites.

13. Jenny Mustard

Originally from Sweden, Jenny is currently in Berlin. On her channel, you’ll find recipe videos interspersed with occasional What I Eat in a Day videos, along with other Q&A and beauty videos.

Some of her vegan recipes include: Red Pizza Salad, Swedish Rice Porridge with Tahini Baked Pear, Cashew Cheese, Super Healthy Granola (oil-free), Mango Berry Nice Cream, and Vegan Saffron Buns.

Jenny also has a blog where you can get additional vegan recipes. And she has a recipe cookbook too, currently available in Swedish.

14. Plant Based Judy

On Plant-Based Judy’s channel there a bit of everything. There’s Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake, Lentil Hummus, Vegan Meatballs (oil and gluten-free), Beet Burgers, Moroccan Vegetable Stew, and Vegan Pancakes to name a few.

There are raw vegan recipes in the mix as well, like Apricot & Fig Jam, a Red Velvet Smoothie, and Raw Vegan Granola. And if you’re looking for some easy plant-based recipes, just type “easy” into the search bar. An oil and gluten-free Easy Vegan Pizza with a 2 ingredient crust and Vegan Quinoa Curry are some of the creations you’ll find.

Along with other videos, Judy also shares What I Ate Wednesday videos. And, if you’re looking for affordable meals on a vegan diet, you can find them in her Plantbased on a Budget e-book.

15. Vegan Cooking with Love

Learn to cook great tasting, easy vegan recipes with Michelle of Vegan Cooking with Love. She has recipes like Vegan Cornbread, Ginger Carrot Soup, Vegan Waffles with Peach Sauce, Crispy Sweet and Sour Tofu, Vegan Mushroom Gravy, and Savory Roasted Sweet Potatoes.

Michelle also offers vegan diet cooking courses through her Vegan Cooking with Love website.

16. Brown Vegan

Helping you and your family go vegan, Monique shares recipes like: Vegan Texas Toast, Rosemary Garlic Potatoes, Buffalo Cauliflower, Simple Vegan Macaroni & Cheese. Along with recipes, Brown Vegan has helpful videos like How to Plan a Vegan School Lunch for Kids, How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegan Meals, and Tips to Get a Spouse to Eat Vegan.

Related: 15 Useful Kitchen Appliances for Your Plant-Based Home

17. Jason Wrobel

Jason aka “J-Wro” puts his energy and enthusiasm into creating vegan recipes, with an emphasis on raw vegan recipes, like Raw Vegan Fig Newtons, Kid Friendly Fruit Pizza, and Raw Vegan Dessert Peach Cobbler. But there are cooked vegan recipes as well, such as Savory Kimchi Pancakes, Vegan Pumpkin Ginger Snaps, and a Vegan Gluten Free Shepherd’s Pie.

18. Emily Vegan Flower

Mixed in with other videos about health, exercise, and lifestyle tips, Emily shares vegan recipes and What I Eat in a Day videos. For easy to make recipes, there’s a series of “Stupidly Simple Recipes,” featuring Raw Vegan Carrot Cupcakes, Vegan Stuffing, and more. Other recipes include Easy Vegan Curry Recipe, Vegan Gnocchi with Lemon Basil Garlic Sauce, Vegan Vegetable and Bean Chili, and 3 Ingredient Vegan Waffles.

19. Robyn SweetSugarCrumble

Following a high carb, vegan lifestyle Robyn’s recipes are especially great for students. Robyn’s upbeat, positive personality is infectious. Watching her channel, you certainly won’t feel like a vegan diet is one of compromise. Robyn makes vegan cooking easy, affordable, and delicious.

Get tips for being vegan at university with 19 Daily Easy Student Meal Ideas (high carb, low fat), What I Ate Today, other similar videos, and Robyn has a channel dedicated to vlogs. SweetSugarCrumble recipes include: Vegan Wellington, Vegetable Pasty (high carb, oil-free), Mango and Cherry Crumble, and Sweet Potato Risotto.

So, if you’re looking for a vegan recipe that doesn’t take long to make and is presented by an upbeat, positive vegan, stop by Robyn SweetSugarCrumble’s channel. She has a recipe e-book full of high carb, salt-free, and oil-free (mostly gluten-free) vegan recipes, including her Sweetsugarcrumble recipe. You can find it on the SweetSugarCrumble website.

20. Feasting on Fruit

Feasting of Fruit is full of healthy, fruity recipes made by Natalie, that are high carb, low fat, and oil-free. There are many creative, naturally sweet, fruit-filled vegan baked goods and tasty treats like Maple Mulberry Brittle, Fruit Frosted Chocolate Layer Cake (gluten-free), Caramel Apple Crumble Pie or Pumpkin Chocolate Cookies (gluten-free and oil-free), and Zucchini Spice Muffins.

But there are other recipes too, like Vegan Curry Pizza and Sweet Potato Gnocchi. All of these vegan recipes can be found on the Feasting on Fruit website.

Giving you kitchen inspiration, these vegan YouTubers make preparing vegan food fun and interesting!

Another vegan cooking channel to check out is the Raw. Vegan. Not Gross recipes on Tastemade, there haven’t been any new recipes in a while, but it’s still a good resource. And Veggietorials, Happy Healthy Vegan, Veganlovlie, Kathy Patalsky, and Divine Hostess are Youtube channels that include vegan cooking recipes alongside other vegan themed videos.

If you’re looking for healthy vegan recipes, take a look at this list of oil free, plant-based recipe websites. Or maybe you’re interested in finding some vegan snack foods?!

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24 responses to “20 Vegan Cooking Channels to Follow on Youtube

  • Mary & The Vegan Corner for the win!! 😀

  • Ahh thank you soooooooooo much!!!!! I am completely honored to be featured along with these gorgeous channels, many of my favorites too 🙂

  • oh thank you so much, honoured to be on your list 🙂

  • Sara Vegan
    4 years ago

    I love all those channels!
    Should definitely include Delicaroom in there, even tho they’re new on there, but all vids are on point!

  • The Happy Vegan Couple started posting whole food plant-based cooking videos in August,, 2015. We hope we may be on your list next year. We are also on Facebook under our name, Happy Vegan Couple. Wishing everyone a wonderful healthy and cruelty-free 2016. Here is our latest video from our You Tube channel: Broiled Tofu. So easy to make! Check us out.

  • Turnahpot Kitchen is VEGAN with Gluten Free Caribbean Fusion food.

    We are slowly building so do go to our you tube Channel @turnahpot

    The 20 above are amazing shares. God bless and Happy New Year all ☺

  • Hi to all

    It is a pity that all those Youtube channels are English spoken, and so the names of the ingredients are some times not so easy to find around here. And as I am learning how to cook Vegan food, I am always straggling to get the right ingredients from my own country…
    But any way, this is a brilliant post and the video-channels are top good category.


    • Yes, they are mainly English speaking channels. But, there are also Japanese, Spanish, and Swedish options available in there as well. Is there a certain language or region that are you looking for vegan recipes from?

      It can be tricky sometimes finding ingredients, depending on where you live and what stores or resources you have near you. Finding some simple recipes can be a great help. I know there are a lot of good ones on the channels above.

      Let me know if there’s something in particular I can help you find!


      • OH.. thank you for your reply 🙂
        Yes, I am looking for vegan recipes from Portugal
        And you gave me a brilliant idea of searching for those channels on Youtube (I didn’t think about that, not sure why not!), but what I mostly found were videos showing vegan recipes from Brazil (Portugal and Brazil speak Portuguese), and even I understand what they are talking about, it is not always easy to find all the ingredients here in Portugal…

        For instance, after searching a bit I just found out in one of those videos from Brazil, that an ingredient called “Cheiro Verde” (that I didn’t know till today what it was) is called “Salsa” in Portugal, and Salsa it is easy to buy at the supermarket, but not all ingredients (and I am learning to cook) are that easy to buy. And I don’t know much about what is the best replacement for something that is not sold nearby


        • Hi Carlos,

          It’s not much, but to get you started here are a few recipes…
          A Vegan Portuguese Bean Soup recipe. If you’d like it to be oil-free you can just saute the onions with a bit of water instead (add in water as you need it).
          A Vegan Portuguese Rice and Lentils recipe..
          And there are a few Portuguese vegan recipes on Veganuary as well.

          I’m not sure where in Portugal you’re located, but for what it’s worth you can check out this blog about Vegan Miam’s trip to Porto. Be sure to scroll down to the comments section for a few more links to check out.
          And here’s Indefinite Adventure’s Vegan Guide to Eating in Lisbon.
          If not for anything else, hopefully they can at least give you some ideas of foods that you can find in your area?

          As for cheiro verde, here we call it “parsley.” 😉 So I can see how that can be a bit confusing and frustrating at first just to figure out what the ingredients are. It would depend on the context, but I believe cheiro verde sometimes also refers to parsley and spring onion (or scallions).

          Let me know if there’s anything else I can try to help you with.

          And do let us know if you come across any other good recipe resources, we’d love to hear about them!

          • Carlos
            4 years ago


            Thank you so much for all this information!
            Sorry but I did not have had enought time to get into the links you provided me. I will saved them and I wil come back to you to let you know what I have learned.:)


          • No problem, take your time. They’re there when you need them. And I hope they help!

          • Carlos
            4 years ago

            Hi again!

            Well, finally I get here to answer your last reply 🙂
            Thank you once again for the links you provided for Portuguese Vegan recipes. I went through them but I didn’t feel comfortable with English written (especially when talking about food LOL), so I decided to look further and found out this one site, written and spoken in Portuguese (from Portugal)… nice!


            .. so that was a great relief. And you have show me the way somehow

            Meanwhile I have bought a cousin robot so I am quite satisfied with the end results in most of the recipes I have made…..

            Keep the good work, and great ideas!

            Best for you

  • Thanks for including me on the list!

  • Hi – thanks for great resources!! Another one is the Protective Diet. You can create a free login for over 100 recipes and some educational and cooking videos (or you can pay fee for weekly classes and support if you need more.) Enjoy! https://protectivediet.com/live?affiliate=186 ps – And love Chef AJ stuff also.

  • Hi, I really enjoyed these videos. Thank you. I would like to follow and sign up, but when I clicked on Sign Up, nothing happened.

  • Great article and so useful for finding inspirational blogs to read!

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