11 Black Vegan Instagrammers You Need to Follow

Read Time:   |  3rd June 2020

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Fill your feed with inspiration from these UK-based Black vegan Instagram stars


Instagram is positively brimming with inspiration for vegans looking for advice on every aspect of vegan living from food and clothing to beauty and activism.

These talented Black vegans from the UK will make you stop your scrolling as they share their recipes and advice on how to live your best vegan life.

Abby from @veganbrownting

Proving a vegan diet is anything but bland and boring, Abby shows how vibrant veganism can be with her delicious vegan meals, favourite fashion and beauty picks and the best places to find vegan food in London. If you love watching taste tests and vegan recipe videos then be sure to subscribe to her YouTube channel too.


RG from @rgveganfood

If you love big bowls brimming with wholesome plant-based foods then RG’s page will leave you drooling! Here’s you’ll find lots of inspiration for your evening meals from the self-confessed plantain enthusiast. Don’t forget to check out his YouTube channel where he shares a range of tasty recipes from ackee and sweet potato pie to twice-fried plantain tostones.


Tiff from @veganattiffs

If you love cute cats, delicious vegan food, fitness and discovering new places to eat out in London then head on over to Tiff’s Instagram feed. Her colourful plates of feed are great for getting inspired for your own meals and you’ll find plenty of new recipes to try.

Karis Anderson from @kariswithlove

 From travel and fashion to food, beauty and music, Karis’s page is positively bursting with good vibes! The multi-talented performer and soul food recipe maker now even sells a range of healthy vegan meals on her website via her ‘Made With Love’ Meal Prep service in Greater London.

 Rebekah-Sarah from @londonveganquest

Food photographer and stylist  Rebekah-Sarah’s Instagram account is absolute feats for the eyes! We’re obsessed with the visual elements of her images that make it easy to see what each item in the dish, not to mention her impeccable food styling and photography that makes you want to lick your phone screen!

David from @davidolu_

David makes bowl food an art form with his healthy plates of food piled high with delicious goodies. We warn you now, visiting his page will leave you feeling very hungry, but thankfully he shares his recipes on his Instagram stories so you can recreate them yourself at home.

Esme from @london_afro_vegan

Esme shares her love of vegan food to show you just how easy and fun it can be to live a vegan lifestyle. The culinary whiz, who has her own vegan cafe Deserted Cactus, takes inspiration from different cultures and puts her own spin on them to create mouth-watering dishes. If you love watching shopping hauls and discovering new vegan products then be sure to swing by her YouTube channel too.

Safiya from @sisterwomanvegan

Prepare yourself for some serious food envy courtesy of self-taught chef Safiya’s mouth-watering account! Sisterwoman Vegan is so much more than just an Instagram account however, and is instead an intersectional plant-based social enterprise exploring wellness through food.

Safiya aims to aims to “encourage healing through food and change how we engage with food in relation to the patriarchy, capitalism, and white supremacy” through her vegan supper clubs and cooking classes.

Rachel Ama from @rachelama_

Londoner Rachel Ama has always had a passion for vibrant, colourful dishes. After going vegan, she started up her hugely popular YouTube channel (which now has over 466k subscribers), to show how simple it can be to turn favourite dishes into exciting plant-based meals. The talented chef has even released a cookbook, Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats, which if filled with tasty plant-based recipes you can eat every day. 

Denai Moore from @dees_table

 You might recognise the multi-talented artist and singer Denai for her music after she first appeared as a guest vocalist on SBTRKT’s 2014 album Wonder Where We Land. She has since released two albums and founded Dee’s Table, a London pop-up serving up an array of modern vegan Jamaican food.

Kirly-Sue from @kirlysueskitchen

The queen of getting kids to eat their veggies (and love them too!) Kirly-Sue shares simple yet delicious vegan recipes the whole family will enjoy. You can catch her on Instagram Live cooking up a storm in her live cook-alongs for kids and parents to show you how to enjoy getting creative in the kitchen together.

If you’re looking for support and to find products from Black-owned businesses then follow @ukvegansofcolour

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