40 Healthy Vegan Lunch Ideas

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A little over a year ago, I posted 35 Healthy Vegetarian Lunch Ideas. Today, it remains one of my most popular posts. The fact that so many people are continually looking for vegetarian lunch ideas makes my heart happy – it means that more and more people are seeking to eat meatless meals. Yay! Recently, I’ve been incredibly inspired by plant-based cooking. I’ve been discovering new flavour combinations and feeling energized and light. I feel as though my meals are more creative and flavourful than ever – especially lunch! Lunch is the perfect opportunity to sneak in some extra veggies in your diet. I…

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Asparagus Pad Thai Salad

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As a huge fan of anything by Terry Hope Romero, I could not wait until the release of her new cookbook Salad Samurai: 100 Cutting-Edge, Ultra-Hearty, Easy-to-Make Salads You Don’t Have To Be Vegan To Love. Her previous two cookbooks Vegan Eats World and Viva Vegan are two of my very favourite cookbooks to browse through for inspiration. I love her flavour combinations! They are always so creative and the recipes so flavourful. In Salad Samurai, Terry presents 100 hearty and easy-to-make salad recipes that focus on wholesome, seasonal ingredients inspired by flavours from around-the-world. In the book’s introduction, Terry…

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Vegan Double Chocolate Strawberry Muffins

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Weekend plans definitely changed a lot from what was originally planned due to torrential rain all Saturday and Sunday – but we still ended up having a lot of fun. It allowed for more spontaneity and a chance to spend some time baking! Hence, these double chocolate strawberry muffins. We received a pint of fresh strawberries in our weekly organic delivery on Wednesday and I knew I wanted to combine them with chocolate for a decadent treat. I opted to make muffins, as I wanted a special treat for morning coffee/tea time over the weekend. These muffins have strawberry purée mixed…

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