Here are some examples of easy, recipe-free meals that we’ll eat on typical weekdays when we don’t have time for long preparations. Nothing too fancy, nothing too complex, and everything is kid approved.
Breakfast- Vegan granola cereal and soy or almond milk
Lunch- Salad, toast with hummus and olives and cayenne pepper
Dinner- Quesadillas made with whole wheat tortillas, natural refried beans, Daiya cheese, avocado, tomatoes, salsa, greens, lime juice, sea salt
Breakfast- Pancakes made with white whole wheat flour, aluminum-free baking powder, organic sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, soymilk and zucchini with real maple syrup and berries
Lunch- Grilled cheese made with whole grain sliced bread, Daiya cheese and tomatoes, salad and pickles
Dinner- Whole wheat pasta with garlic, mushroom, olive, tomato and spinach topping.
Breakfast- Bagels with peanut butter or vegan butter substitute (Earth Balance) and vegan cheese
Lunch- Vegan cheese slice sandwiches with nutritional yeast sprinkles and tomatoes
Dinner- Lentil vegetable alphabet soup with whole wheat Italian bread and olive oil
Breakfast- Power shake made with kale, banana, carrot, soy milk, flax oil, agave, probiotic green powder
Lunch- Vegan dumplings (from Trader Joe’s, frozen section) with Goddess dressing
Dinner- Buckwheat soba noodles with broccoli and sesame sauce
Breakfast- Oatmeal made with almond milk, agave nectar, and cinnamon
Lunch- BLT sandwiches made with Vegenaise and SmartBacon and organic baby romaine
Dinner- Gardein chicken tenders, roasted herbed potatoes and salad
And what about DESSERT (you must be wondering)?
Well, there was plenty of fruit, apples, mangoes, grapes, grapefruit, plus dark chocolate, soy ice cream, and any variety of Sweet Utopia desserts that I had on hand.
For snacks, whole grain crackers, Veggie Booty, Tings, nuts, seeds etc.