Category: Lunch

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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Healthy Girl’s Fabulous Un-fried Falafel Burgers

Healthy Girl’s Fabulous Un-fried Falafel Burgers

This delicious recipe is from Wendy Solganik, Healthy Girl’s Kitchen. Her website is about the trials, tribulations, and joys of living life on a delicious whole-food, plant-based diet. Wendy enjoys creating flavorful recipes to surprise family and friends with the wonders of plant-strong living. “I have made many attempts at a baked falafel and even falafel burgers, but had not hit […]

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Vegan Recipe: Curried Tomato Lentil Soup

Vegan Recipe: Curried Tomato Lentil Soup

This recipe from 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart is based on ‘Shorba Addis’, an Ethiopian soup with a rich, deep curry flavor and complex textures. It’s easy to make in a big batch for the week ahead, but it’s so good, don’t expect it to last more than a couple of days. Recipe by Jason Wyrick publisher of the magazine The […]

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Vegan Recipe: Ratatouille

Vegan Recipe: Ratatouille

  This dish from PCRM.org is perfect for the end of summer and beginning of fall months when all of the vegetables you need are in season and can be found at your local farmers market! Cooked tomatoes contain higher amounts of lycopene than raw tomatoes. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant proven to help fight degenerative diseases. Serve this veggie-packed […]

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Vegan Recipe: Lettuce Wraps

Vegan Recipe: Lettuce Wraps

This delicious lunch, dinner or snack recipe is from the new China Study Cookbook by LeAnne Campbell. Preparation time: 25 minutes. Ingredients, Makes 10 wraps 1 head Bibb lettuce ½ cup vegetable broth 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon diced fresh ginger ½ medium onion, diced 1 large carrot, grated or thinly sliced 1 celery stalk, finely chopped 1 cup water […]

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Vegan Lunch Recipe: Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

Vegan Lunch Recipe: Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

By Susan Voisin, FatFreeVegan.com About once a week, my family eats burritos for dinner. This vegan recipe makes a great burrito filling or side dish and doesn’t take much longer than heating up a can of beans. This is a mildly seasoned dish, so you fire and spice lovers will probably want to increase the amounts of jalapeno peppers and […]

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Vegan Recipe: Portobello Burgers

Vegan Recipe: Portobello Burgers

These quick and simple burgers from PCRM.org are best served on top a whole-wheat bun and dressed up with your favorite toppings! Ingredients, Serves 4 4 portobello mushroom caps 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce Freshly ground black pepper 4 whole-grain burger buns Optional toppings: ketchup, mustard, sliced red onion, and lettuce or sprouts Directions Preheat the oven to 400°F. Use […]

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Vegan Recipe: Creamy Fingerling Potato Salad

Vegan Recipe: Creamy Fingerling Potato Salad

This recipe is by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, the Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats where he likes to explore the science of home cooking in his weekly column The Food Lab. You can follow him at @thefoodlab on Twitter, or at The Food Lab on Facebook. Ingredients, Serves 4 to 6 1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes (such as La Ratte […]

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Vegan Recipe: Black Bean Burgers

Vegan Recipe: Black Bean Burgers

This Mexican inspired burger by Katelin Mae is a delicious and healthy alternative to greasy ground beef burgers. Use your favorite salsa instead of ketchup. If you enjoy the hotness, feel free to add a little bit of hot sauce. For a better hold, prepare the patties the day before and store in your refrigerator over night. Ingredients, Yields 6 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Grilled Pineapple Quinoa Salad

Vegan Recipe: Grilled Pineapple Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad from PeggyK.com has amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain, which not only aids in digestive health, but has amazing anti-inflammatory properties putting the breaks on aches! For the Quinoa Salad: 3 cups cooked quinoa 2 medium carrots, shredded 2 cups shredded baby spinach ½ cup chopped walnuts 2 scallions, sliced 1/3 cup goldenberries […]

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