Category: Lunch

Vegan Recipe: Red Beans & Quinoa

Vegan Recipe: Red Beans & Quinoa

By Del Sroufe, from The Forks Over Knives Plan I’ve had a version of beans and rice on my dinner menu for as long as I can remember, mostly because it’s always tasty and filling, and I can make it as easy or as complicated as I want it to be. This version is definitely on the easier side of […]

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Vegan Recipe: Potato Salad with Avocado and Dill

Vegan Recipe: Potato Salad with Avocado and Dill

By Veronica Grace, LowFatVeganChef.com How do you make a creamy potato salad when using whole foods? Simple! Mash up a fresh ripe avocado, and substitute it for the vegan mayo (not an ingredient I use in my kitchen!) I like to season this recipe to give it an extra kick, so it’s truly a dish you can enjoy on its […]

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Vegan Recipe: Moroccan Red Lentil Soup

Vegan Recipe: Moroccan Red Lentil Soup

Versions of this lentil soup with tomatoes and chickpeas are served all over Morocco during the festival of Ramadan and to celebrate special occasions throughout the year. Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 1 hour Ingredients, Serves: 4 to 6 1 onion, chopped 4 ribs celery, chopped 6 cups vegetable broth 1½ cups chopped tomatoes 1 cup dried red […]

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Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Citrus Salad

Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Citrus Salad

This recipe is great for lunch, or a side dish at dinner. It’s also fantastic to keep in the fridge as leftovers to take to work. The citrus dressing is delicious and makes any salad healthy and tasty. Ingredients, Serves 2 as a meal or 4 for a side dish 1 cup fresh chopped pineapple (or canned) 1/4 cup chopped […]

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Vegan Lunch Recipe: Quick BLT Sandwich

Vegan Lunch Recipe: Quick BLT Sandwich

A bacon-free world is a vegan’s dream!  Here’ the vegan version of a BLT that’s just as yummy and satisfying as the original. Ingredients, Makes 2 servings 1 tsp. olive oil 2 slices vegan bacon 2 slices whole grain bread 1 Tbsp. vegan mayonnaise 1 small tomato, sliced Spinach, romaine, or other dark leafy salad greens 1/2 avocado, sliced (optional) […]

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10 Fantastic Quick & Easy Vegan Meals

10 Fantastic Quick & Easy Vegan Meals

The sheer thought of making a practically homemade meal in five minutes is unthinkable in the present world of frozen dinners and canned soups, but it is possible. In fact, here are ten meals that prove just that! 1. Chickpea Waldorf Salad What’s easier or faster than chopping up fruits and veggies and tossing them into a bowl? Apples, grapes, […]

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Vegan Recipe: Pesto Zucchini Noodles

Vegan Recipe: Pesto Zucchini Noodles

This recipe from Clean Food Dirty City is great as a side dish or light lunch. Ingredients,  serves 1 1 – 2 zucchinis, spiralized 10 or so cherry or grape tomatoes, halfed 6 or so mushrooms, sliced Basic vegan pesto: 1/4 cup cashews 1 garlic clove, minced 1 small container of basil (about a cup) Olive oil Sea salt Directions – […]

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Vegan Recipe: Mushroom, Spinach, and Cheddar Wraps

Vegan Recipe: Mushroom, Spinach, and Cheddar Wraps

Spinach and mushrooms are nicely flavored with vegan cheddar-style cheese in these delectable wraps. For an easy meal, serve with baked or microwaved potatoes or sweet potatoes and a colorful salad. Adapted from The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet by Nava Atlas. Ingredients, Serves 4 – 8 to 10 ounces white, cremini, or baby bella mushrooms, cleaned and sliced – 10 ounces […]

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Vegan Recipe: Thai Rice and Veggies

Vegan Recipe: Thai Rice and Veggies

This satisfying recipe is super simple to make and delicious. Serve as a side dish or main meal. Ingredients 1 cup uncooked Jasmine Rice 1 Package Frozen Stir fry veggies or other mixed vegetables 1/2 can Lite Coconut Milk 1 tablespoon Thai Red Curry Paste 1 tablespoon Bragg’s Liquid Aminos Directions – Cook 1 cup Jasmine Rice according to directions. […]

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Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Talk about easy! This Vegetable Quinoa Salad by Carrie Forrest is great to make at the beginning of a busy week to take to work or school. You can serve it plain, over fresh salad greens, or in a tortilla for a healthy, delicious meal. The Herbed Hemp Dressing is not required for this recipe, but adds a nice punch […]

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