Veggie Weekend

Platform and Price
iOS, free

RD Score
3 out of 5

Synopsis of the App
The Veggie Weekend starter app delivers a sampling of vegan and vegetarian recipes from cuisines throughout the world. Additional recipes are sold as in-app vegan recipe packs for $0.99


  • Easy-to-navigate, image driven design
  • Beautiful food photography entices users to try unique vegan and vegetarian meals like roasted figs, asparagus and walnut salad, sweet potato cupcakes with cashew nut cream and kale burgers.
  • Uses fresh ingredients that are easy to find
  • Symbols easily identify vegan and freezable recipes and estimated preparation time for easy browsing
  • Recipes accessible with or without an internet connection
  • Visually appealing egg timer with a quick tap from any recipe
  • Preview images of the additional recipes available in the paid recipe packs
  • Share recipes via Facebook, Twitter and email


  • Only 18 vegan (or vegetarian) recipes in the free app
  • No nutrient analysis information provided
  • No shopping list or search function which are now standard in recipe apps

Bottom Line
Though this starter app lacks an abundance of recipes, Veggie Weekend is worth a look for the curious cook.  With enticing food photography and easy recipes, it’s likely to encourage the average user to add more plant based recipes to their plate.

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Marisa Moore
Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.