Meal Planning

$20 Challenge Budget Vegan Meal Plan for 1 Week

Grocery shopping as a vegan isn't expensive, and eating whole unprocessed foods is so much better for you. Below I have listed out what I bought for the week and meals to go with it.No smart phone apps or coupons were used in this trip, just the basics, a little savvy, and a stocked pantry… Continue reading $20 Challenge Budget Vegan Meal Plan for 1 Week

raw vegan recipes, salads

Mushroom and Zucchini Spinach Salad

Lately I have been trying to incorporate more raw whole foods into my diet, and salads are an easy way to get them in. I usually make a big salad at the beginning of my week to have for lunches, make wraps, and even toss it in with my tacos. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 16… Continue reading Mushroom and Zucchini Spinach Salad

beans and pulses, vegan recipes

Loaded Baked Potato with Chili Beans, Tomatillo Salsa, and Avocado

Potatoes are a great pantry staple and full of good vitamins. It's also budget friendly and so simple and delicious!  This recipe is great using sweet potatoes and black beans too! Yield: 3 servings Ingredients: 3 russet potatoes 1 can chili beans 1 avocado salsa (any kind you like) Preparation: Pre heat your oven to 400*F.… Continue reading Loaded Baked Potato with Chili Beans, Tomatillo Salsa, and Avocado

side dishes, vegetables

Meal Prep: Roasted Eggplant and Sweet Potatoes

I have been trying out eggplant in different ways lately. Testing my tastes and cooking up new creations is always fun. Eggplant to me was never appealing, I always saw it breaded and fried like eggplant parmesan, and fried foods are not my thing. So I decided to buy some and test it in new… Continue reading Meal Prep: Roasted Eggplant and Sweet Potatoes

fruit, salads

Savory and Sweet Mason Jar Salad

I've been on a meal prep kick, and salads are so fast and easy to make. I always bring my lunch to work so these are great to make quickly and have a fresh and healthy lunch. Yield: 1 salad Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh spinach 1/4 cup chickpeas 2 tbsp. Raw pumpkin seeds 1/2… Continue reading Savory and Sweet Mason Jar Salad

pasta and noodle dishes, raw vegan recipes

Carrot Noodles, Walnuts, Apples, and Sesame Ginger Dressing

I live on meal prep. It saves me time during the week and makes packing my lunches up for work a breeze. This is an easy recipe perfect for a light meal with the sweet apples, the lovely crunch of the walnuts and carrots is a delight with the sesame ginger dressing. Tip: When spiralizing it… Continue reading Carrot Noodles, Walnuts, Apples, and Sesame Ginger Dressing