Rice Paper “Bacon”

When Garren first told me he wanted to try a recipe for an alternative to bacon I couldn’t hide the eye roll. I love our plant based lifestyle but an alternative to bacon? Some things just can’t have a replacement! Or so I thought. When I tried this for the first I was shocked how good it is. The texture and the flavor is so … Continue reading Rice Paper “Bacon”

Roasted Chickpea Gyro

Yesterday’s post (Vegan Tzatziki) was all in preparation for this baby. This gyro is ridiculously good. Now if you are a ride and die lamb gyro fan your not going to be “fooled” into thinking this is the same thing. It’s a dish that holds it’s own and doesn’t need to be compared to anything else. Ingredients 2 cans chickpeas; rinsed 1 tbsp turmeric 1 … Continue reading Roasted Chickpea Gyro

Vegan Quesadilla

Before eliminating dairy from our diet one of my favorite things to eat for lunch was a quesadilla with pepper jack cheese dipped in sour cream. Lately I have been missing it and since I don’t believe in depriving myself I had a few last week. It was definitely still good but my stomach wasn’t a big fan. Just a few hours later I felt … Continue reading Vegan Quesadilla

Smashed Chickpea Salad

Recently,for some reason, lunch is always the meal I eat the worst during. That “some” reason is the fact that we have been snowed in for a little over a month now and this mama has a big case of cabin fever. By the time nap/quiet time comes around (aka mom’s lunch time) all I want to do is sit on the couch, watch a … Continue reading Smashed Chickpea Salad

Mexican Chopped Salad

We don’t do salads often because I find without meat, it’s a lot harder to get full from them. Since this one has avocado, black beans and a rich creamy dressing it does a good job at filling you up. This is a perfect lunch! Ingredients 2 Avocados 1 head of butter lettuce 1 Red Red Bell Pepper 1 Orange Bell Pepper 1 can Black … Continue reading Mexican Chopped Salad

Hummus, Avocado, and Tomato Toast

Lunch is the hardest meal for me. Between wrangling my kids and my never ending to do list I always seem to either forget to eat or grab something less than healthy. This is quick, easy and packed full of nutrients. Ingredients Whole wheat bread of choice Favorite humus Avocado Tomato Toast the bread. While that toasts slice the avocado and tomatoes. Spread toast with … Continue reading Hummus, Avocado, and Tomato Toast