10 of the most popular recipes of the year, as chosen by you

From quick and easy bibimbap bowls to the classic Weet-Bix slice, here are the top 10 recipes that had our readers clicking and cooking this year. They’re equal parts nostalgic, comforting and all packed with plant-based deliciousness.  

Did one of your favourites make the list? 

pumpkin fettucine

1. Creamy pumpkin fettucine

Is there anything more comforting than a creamy pasta? We don’t think so, and you all agreed, making this recipe the #1 pasta dish on our website this year. Bursting with flavour, the best thing about this dish is it’s dairy-free, vegan and it’s sure to delight all your dinner guests. This healthy meal is great all year round and leftovers are perfect for lunch or dinner the next day. 

bliss balls, weet-bix

2. Weet-Bix bliss balls

Created by dietitian and mum of 4 Stacey Kemeys, from My Kids Lick the Bowl, these quick and easy bliss balls are perfect for kids and adult lunchboxes. They’ll satisfy a sweet craving, while providing fibre and iron too. No wonder they’ve had readers clicking and saving.  


3. Bibimbap nourish bowl

A twist on the traditional Korean dish, this deliciously satisfying bibimbap is by Sydney foodie and author Cherie Tu, from Thriving on Plants. Cherie uses Vegie Delights sausages for extra yummy and speedy weeknight dinner. No wonder it enjoys a well-deserved spot on our top recipe list for 2022. 

zucchini cake

4. Zucchini and pistachio cake

Taking over from banana bread as a fan favourite, this easy bake cake is fluffy and moist thanks to the addition of zucchini. It’s also  low in fat and sugar, ticking the box for a healthy sweet treat.  

veggie hash browns

5. Veggie hash browns with avocado on toast

With oh-so tasty veggie hash browns giving new life to the classic brekkie combo of avo and toast, this recipe was always destined for our most-clicked list. The sneaky addition of a variety of vegetables makes this dish a tasty and filling way to start your day and #tryfor5. Plus, it’s surprisingly simple to make so you can also get the kids involved too. 

brussels sprouts soba noodle salad

6. Brussels sprout soba noodle salad 

We’re just as surprised as you to see a Brussels sprout recipe among the most popular of the year! Chef Tom Walton will totally transform the way you might think about the historically maligned brassica with this fresh and flavour-packed dish. The power of caramelisation with the gorgeous combination of ginger, sesame and shallots made for a mouth-watering dish that you all loved. If you haven’t tried it yet this super yummy dish is a must.  

weet-bix slice with lemon and passionfruit

7. Lemon passionfruit Weet-Bix slice

Another sweet yet healthy treat, this dessert is different to your average slice as it has an almost cake-like texture. The stunning combo of sweet and citrus flavours made this recipe one of the year’s most popular. As an added no-waste bonus, it’s perfect for using up the last of your Weet-Bix crumbs too.  

meatless meatballs

8. Moroccan style meatless meatballs

Loaded with flavour and completely meat-free, these ‘meatballs’ use Vegie Delights Nutolene. It’s a super quick and easy recipe that’s also a great way to get your family eating more plant-powered meals by starting with a dish they’re already familiar with. It’s no surprise to see this recipe ranking in this year’s most-loved list. 

9. Grilled peach salad with goat’s cheese

Want some wow factor when entertaining? This salad by Nutritionist Melanie Lionello delivers in spades and gained plenty of attention in 2022. Making the most of gorgeous in season peaches and pairing it with goat’s cheese, feta or ricotta, this dish was a stand-out and one that captured your attention. 

baked berry oatmeal

10. Baked berry oatmeal

This recipe was really popular for those wanting to start their day with something cosy yet healthy. High in fibre, iron, protein and calcium, this winter warmer created by gut health dietitian Joanna Baker can easily be enjoyed all year round. You can use your favourite fresh or frozen berries, depending on what’s available when you make it.  

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