If you’re looking for delicious, healthy vegan lunch ideas – you’ve come to the right place! This vegan lunch meal plan will last you an entire week, with simple, quick, easy yet insanely satisfying meals.
I love these vegan lunch ideas because not only are they so delicious (you won’t miss the meat or dairy), they are also incredibely healthy and packed with loads of nutrients. These seven vegan lunches are perfect for packing to go to work and school too!
At the end of the post, you’ll find a grocery list for all of the lunch recipes on the list, with links to where you can find most items.
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Vegan Lunch Idea #1: Kale Caesar Salad with Oil-Free Croutons
A simple, yet mega flavorful kale Caesar salad. My favorite part about this amazing salad is the dressing and creative use of tortillas for croutons to create a full meal.
Full recipe > https://www.soulintheraw.com/vegan-work-lunches/
Vegan Lunch Idea #2: Vegan Orange Chicken
The marinade in this incredible orange chicken will totally blow you away! It tastes just like the orange chicken I used to eat at Panda Express. Well, alright, not exactly the same, but pretty close and so tasty. We are using soy curls for the chicken texture, without the preservatives, colorings, and any other nasties.
Vegan Lunch Idea #3: Vegan Alfredo Pasta
If ou love pasta, you will adore this alfredo. It’s extremely creamy and filled with veggies and beans for the ultimate comforting meal.
Full recipe > https://www.soulintheraw.com/vegan-alfredo-sauce/
Vegan Lunch Idea #4: Vegan Chicken Nuggets
Your kids will love these, and you will too! And they are made with amazing ingredients. Super healthy, oil free, and totally yummy!
Vegan Lunch Idea #5: Creamy Butternut Squash Soup
This is the quieckest soup you’ve ever made. Feel free to repalce the butternut squash with any other starchy vegetable you have on hand. It’s a wonderful, versatily and comforting soup to take on the go or enjoy at home.
Full recipe > https://www.soulintheraw.com/butternut-squash-soup/
Vegan Lunch Idea #6: Cucumber Noodles with a Creamy Asian Sauce
These noodles are so refreshing, and the sauce is also a favorite of mine! Crunchy, cold and creamy is a great combination for this lunch.
Vegan Lunch Idea #7: Teriyaki Chicken Noodles
Lastly, we are creating an amazing meal using soy curls one more time. These noodles with teriyaki chicken are divine, and I personally cannot wait until I make them again! They are a must.
Full recipe > https://www.instagram.com/p/BzMEVTdHB5G/
Vegan Lunch Ideas Grocery List
Here is what you will need for 7 days of delicious whole food plant based vegan lunch ideas (note that this is for 1 serving-size portion of all recipes, if you’d like bigger portions than just double or triple this list, as necessary).
Whole grains and legumes:
3 non-GMO corn tortilla chips
1 package soy curls
1/8 cup chickpeas, dry (or 1 cup canned)
1 serving whole grain pasta
1.25 cup sprouted garbanzo bean flour
1 serving king soba black rice noodles
¼ cup quinoa
Spices and seasonings:
Nuts and seeds:
Fruits and Vegetables:
3 Medjoul dates
1-2 English cucumbers or 4 persian cucumbers
1 piece of ginger
4 cloves garlic
9 ounces broccoli florets
1 bunch of curly kale or about 4-7 cups of roughly chopped curly kale
1 small cauliflower
1 butternut squash
1 bell pepper
6 cherry tomatoes
A handful of sugar snap peas
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