Category: Lunch

Vegan Recipe: Quick Veggie Pizza

Vegan Recipe: Quick Veggie Pizza

Have your pizza, and eat it too! This quick and easy way to make pizza is also healthy. Just keep some pita bread, sauce, and veggie toppings around and have pizza for lunch, dinner, a snack, or even breakfast! Ingredients, Serves 1 1 pita bread Whole Foods 365 Brand Fat Free Organic Pasta Sauce OR caramelized onions Sprinkling of dried […]

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Vegan Lunch Recipe: Sweet Potato Burritos

Vegan Lunch Recipe: Sweet Potato Burritos

This recipe from Power Foods for the Brain by Neal Barnard MD is not only good for you, it’s so satisfying and delicious, too. A healthy, vegan comfort meal. Ingredients, Serves 4 2 cups peeled and diced sweet potatoes 1 cup frozen corn kernels 1 (15-oz) can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tsp very thinly sliced green onion […]

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Vegan Recipe: Veggie Wraps with Herbed Hummus

Vegan Recipe: Veggie Wraps with Herbed Hummus

These rolls from Bravo! Health Promoting Meals From The TrueNorth Kitchen make a convenient meal for kids or adults on the run. The combination of avocados, hummus, nuts, and vegetables is very satisfying. Ingredients, Serves 6 12 to 16 collard green leaves, stemmed 1 cucumber, peeled and cut into thin strips 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips ½ […]

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Vegan Recipe: Rice Salad with Fennel, Orange and Chickpeas

Vegan Recipe: Rice Salad with Fennel, Orange and Chickpeas

The mild anise-like flavor of fennel is well balanced by the citrus in this hearty salad From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook. Ingredients, Serves 4 1½ cups brown basmati rice 2 cups cooked chickpeas, or one 15-ounce can, drained and rinsed 1 fennel bulb, trimmed and diced 1 orange, zested, peeled, and segmented (zest and segments reserved) 1/4 cup […]

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Vegan Recipe: Ginger Noodles

Vegan Recipe: Ginger Noodles

These exotic-tasting noodles from PCRM.org are surprisingly easy to prepare. Soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour and are sold in natural food stores and Asian markets. Ingredients, makes about 4 one-cup servings 1 8-ounce package soba noodles 3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 – 1 […]

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Vegan Salad Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Winter Squash and Wild Rice Salad

Vegan Salad Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Winter Squash and Wild Rice Salad

This fall salad recipe is from The Very Best of Recipes for Health by Martha Rose Shulman. Ingredients, Makes 6 servings 1 cup wild rice 3 1/2 cups water or vegetable stock Salt to taste 2 pounds kabocha or butternut squash, peeled and cut in small dice (about 3 cups peeled and diced, weighing 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 pounds) […]

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Vegan Recipe: Spicy Potato Curry

Vegan Recipe: Spicy Potato Curry

Excite your taste buds with this mouth watering recipe. Ingredients • 4 Potatoes (peeled and cubed) • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil • 1 Yellow Onion (diced) • 3 cloves Garlic (minced) • 2 tsp Cumin (ground) • 1-1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper • 4 tsp Curry Powder • 4 tsp Garam Masala • 1 inch piece fresh Ginger Root (peeled and […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Soup with Cannelini Beans & Rainbow Chard

Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Soup with Cannelini Beans & Rainbow Chard

This delicious and colorful recipe is from UNPROCESSED by Chef AJ. With the bright orange sweet potatoes, white beans and rainbow colored chard this is a very pretty soup. But if you can’t find Rainbow Chard, feel free to substitute Swiss Chard or any greens such as collards, spinach or kale. Ingredients, Serves 6-8: • 8 cups of water or […]

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Vegan Recipe: Brown Rice Salad with Apples, Peas, Walnuts and Cherries

Vegan Recipe: Brown Rice Salad with Apples, Peas, Walnuts and Cherries

Need a vegan recipe to bring to a picnic? This brown-rice salad is full of tasty bits of treasure. It’s also quick to assemble, and you can riff off the recipe with items you happen to have in your pantry. Ingredients, makes 6 to 8 servings 1 cup brown rice 3/4 cup frozen peas 1 apple, diced into 1/2 inch […]

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Vegan Lunch Recipe: Sauteed Vegetable Pita Sandwich

Vegan Lunch Recipe: Sauteed Vegetable Pita Sandwich

This yummy vegan recipe recommended by Dr. Oz was featured in AARP Magazine: Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons chopped red onion 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 6 brown mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup thinly sliced zucchini 1/2 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 whole wheat pita, warmed, sliced in half Directions 1. In a […]

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