Lunch Recipes

Browse through some of the best vegan lunch recipes online!

Gastrawnomica’s Avocado-Hemp Salad (Protein rich!)

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Simple, nutritious, and delicious – this protein-rich salad is exactly what raw food should be! Enjoy this mouthwatering combination of creamy avo, freshly shredded lettuce, chewy hemp seeds, mineral-rich nori, and juicy jicama.

Chilled Ginger Lime Watermelon Soup

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Watermelon and summer BBQ’s have always been a match made in heaven and for good reason. Watermelon is not only sweet and succulent, it is soothing to the body on a hot day. This refreshing raw soup combines sugary watermelon with tangy lime, peppery ginger, and cooling mint for a tantalizing savory and sweet flavor. […]

Pumpkin Seed and Arugula Pesto

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If you love pesto served over pasta, as a dip and a spread, but don’t care for the heavy dose of parmesan cheese found in traditional recipes, THIS recipe will be a dream come true. To achieve the cheesy essence without the use of dairy, nutritional yeast cleverly takes the place of parmesan. Pumpkin seeds stand […]

Fresh Herb and Tahini Pesto

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This delicious recipe is full of more than just fantastic flavor and a pop of vibrant color, it is also packed with calcium, potassium, fiber, heart-healthy fats, chlorophyll, antioxidants and phytonutrients. If you’re looking for a way to get more fresh herbs into your body this is a great option – it will infuse any […]

Mast’o Khiar – Persian Cucumber and Walnut Soup

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This vegan variation of a beautiful Persian recipe – Mast’o Khiar – is perfect for warmer weather when the body craves something light for dinner, like soup, but standing over a hot stove does not hold an appeal. Traditionally this recipe is made with yogurt, but this vegan version utilizes creamy coconut milk with a squeeze […]

Cacao Boosted RAW Chili

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Just because a dish is uncooked or ”Raw Food” it does not mean you’ll be presented with a big cold salad. This chili I actually heated up on the stove and removed from heat when it reached body temperature. When food is at body temperature you get the sensation that it’s actually warm (plus no […]

Mediterranean Salad with Summer Sauce Dressing

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A Mediterranean – inspired kale salad with homemade pickled onion and plenty of fresh herbs (think that irresistible combo of mint, parsley, and basil) cucumber, black olives, avocado, lemon, and a drool-worthy green tahini-based summer sauce. This needs to be part of dinner tonight, and lunch tomorrow!

Kelp Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce

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Add a little heat to your dinner table tonight with gluten-less kelp noodles soaked in a delicious spicy coconut milk peanut butter sauce. For a fully raw version use jungle peanut butter or make your own in a food processor or Vitamix using un-roasted valencia peanuts. You may also choose to sub in another raw nut butter of your […]

Easy and Delicious Veggie Sushi Rolls

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Packed with nutrients, antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, and protein, these raw veggie sushi rolls are equal parts easy, nourishing, filling, and delicious. Avocado gives a delicious and creamy texture to the sushi rolls and offers a great balance with the crunchy vegetable sticks. Nori offers the body a wealth of minerals and is […]

Basil Cucumber Salad

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Make this refreshingly light and delicious basil cucumber salad a part of your plant based menu tonight! Try adding some chickpeas, hemp hearts, avocado, or sunflower seeds for a little extra plant protein.