Food Monster (Version 1.4.3)

Synopsis of the App
With a keen eye on sustainability and protecting animals, Food Monster compiles thousands of vegan recipes in one easy-to-use app. Though 500 free recipes are available, paid subscribers get full access to more than 5,500 recipes, plus the ability to bookmark favorites and view special collections. Users can search recipes by allergy and dietary needs, as well as more than 600 category filters. Food Monster puts plant-based eating within reach and just might meet its claim to be the largest vegan food app on earth.

Platform and Price
Free to $19.99 per year: Apple and Android

RDN Score
4 out of 5


  • Beautiful design and user-friendly interface.
  • Recipes appear to be well-written and include attractive food photography.
  • Get 500 free vegan recipes including everything from breakfast to dessert.
  • It's searchable: more than 600 category filters make finding recipes easy.
  • Sort recipes for allergies or raw preparation, grain-free and other dietary preferences.
  • Includes a section on recipes that are popular in the month and going viral.
  • Includes popular themes such as vegan cheeses and popular seasonal recipes.
  • Subscribe (at up to $19.99/year) for full access to the database of more than 5,500 recipes, community discussion feature and to view special recipe collections such as comfort foods. Subscribers also get the recipe bookmarking feature.
  • New recipes added each week.
  • Food Monster is designed for the home cook but also provides an opportunity for bloggers and chefs to present their own recipe collections for purchase and exchange.


  • Though you can view ingredients for all recipes, preparation details are only shown to subscribers for all but 500 recipes.
  • Non-subscribers are prompted to upgrade each time the app opens.
  • Recipes come from a variety of sources and may not always be fully tested for accuracy.

Bottom Line
Coming in at about the cost of a magazine subscription, this app puts thousands of creative vegan recipes right in your pocket. With thousands of creative vegan recipes, subscribers will get the most from the Food Monster app.

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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.