Vegan Meals

Vegan Meals

Hey guys so since transitioning to a vegetarian, this last week I picked up groceries to try to start making what I eat completely vegan. I'm going to share with you guys what I ate for the past week that is completely vegan and also where I get my groceries! If you guys have some yummy vegan recipes then please share them, I love to hear from you guys. I really want to start exercising more and maybe be able to do more than one push up so I'm going to start taking my lazy butt to the gym more! I want to say I'm no nutritionist and in no way am trying to tell you if you're vegan eat this, it's just what I eat! Anyways, here is what I ate for my first week of being completely vegan.

Friday: April 1

  • Breakfast: Hash browns, whole wheat toast and raspberry preserve jam, a cup of orange juice and a bowl of fruit.
  • Lunch: Cuties (oranges), Gardein whole grain 'chicken' strips, carrots and vegan ranch.
  • Snack: Skinny pop popcorn.
  • Dinner: Brown rice and quinoa blend, spinach salad with carrots and vinaigrette.
  • Desert: Spoon of peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough (since its vegan it's safe to eat raw or cooked).

Saturday: April 2

  • Breakfast:  Smoothie with orange juice, spinach, apple, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries. And apples with whipped peanut butter.
  • Snack: Snap pea crisps (lightly salted), 2 cuties.
  • Lunch: Carrots and vegan ranch. Bagel with vegan onion and chive cream cheese (found at Winco, it's made with coconut and it's so good). 2 cuties.
  • Dinner: Sweet potato fries and Gardein tender strips. 

Sunday: April 3

  • Breakfast: Smoothie with orange juice, spinach, apple, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries. 2 cuties.
  • Snack: Skinny pop popcorn, spoon of whipped peanut butter.
  • Lunch: Bowl of fruit, apple, bagel and vegan cream cheese.
  • Dinner: Brocoli, brown rice and quinoa, spinach, extra firm tofu.

Monday: April 4

  • Breakfast: 3 cuties, carrots and vegan ranch (I had class so just grabbed something fast).
  • Lunch: (I had breakfast foods) Oatmeal, 2 cuties, peanut butter and orange juice.
  • Dinner: Gardein tenders, asparagus, spinach, brown rice with quinoa.

 Tuesday: April 5

  • Breakfast: Strawberries, 2 cuties, and oatmeal.
  • Lunch: Apple and cuties (I was in class all day).
  • Snack: Skinny Pop popcorn
  • Dinner: Potatoes, Tofu, Broccoli
  • Desert: Spoon of peanut butter chocolate cookie dough

Wednesday: April 6

  • Breakfast: 3 cuties, cinnamon life cereal with soy milk
  • Snack: Apple with peanut butter.
  • Lunch: Smoothie with orange juice, spinach, strawberries, raspberries
  • Dinner: Gluten free whole wheat pasta with roasted garlic tomato sauce, tofu and asparagus.

Thursday: April 7

  • Breakfast: Vegan pancakes (uses soy milk as well as vegan pancake batter), berries, peanut butter. Glass of orange juice.
  • Lunch: Asparagus, Gardein tenders, spinach, strawberries.
  • Mid-day snack: Chips, salsa, margaritas.
  • Dinner: Bagel with vegan cream cheese, apple.

Friday: April 8

  • Breakfast: Cinnamon Life cereal with soymilk. SO vegan mango yogurt.
  • Lunch: Fruits, spinach salad, broccoli.
  • Dinner: Vegan pizza and salad.
  • Desert: SO peanutbutter chocolate ice cream.

I know that these are really basic meals but as a college student some times I'm lazy with cooking, it's still a lot better then what I used to eat which is important to me. And it's all vegan. There are generally replacements for all your favorite non-vegan meals that are vegan. Let me know if you guys have some cool replacement ideas!

Hope you guys had a great weekend.

Melinda

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