Lunch Recipes

Browse through some of the best vegan lunch recipes online!

Colorful Arugula Salad

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Arugula packs a mighty punch in both the flavor and nutrition department. This spicy green is loaded with phytochemicals that help protect the body from disease such as cancer. The mix of bold arugula with luscious, sweet fruits and crunchy nuts and seeds in this salad is absolutely delicious. Give it a try!  

Pickled Cucumber Salad with Peas and Fresh Dill

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An easy-to-whip-up summer salad with quick-pickled cukes, crunchy English peas, spicy shallots, and a bunch of fresh dill to kick it up a notch (you know, Emeril-style). This is a great recipe for eating up garden-grown goodies and for feeling a little reset after a week of treatin’ yo’self (hey, it’s summer after-all!). Let’s eat!

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad with Cranberries and Maple Tahini Dressing

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Brussels sprouts are often a neglected veggie, especially during the summer months while seasonal treats such as fresh corn, tomatoes, peppers and summer squash prevail. However, they are packed full of essential nutrition such as Vitamin C, Vitamin K, antioxidants and fiber and shouldn’t be completely forgotten! If you’re looking for a light, fresh summer salad […]

Superfood Kale Avocado Salad with Raw Olives

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This recipe is simple, versatile and packed with detoxifying greens and nutrient-dense superfoods. You can vary the type of greens, sprouts, herbs and veggies according to what is in season. As far as superfoods go, the more the better!

Raw Zucchini Pasta with Avocado and Basil Cream

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Raw Zucchini Pasta with a raw creamy avocado and basil sauce and sweet cherry tomatoes. It’s just as good as it sounds. Fresh and absolutely wonderful. One glorious benefit of the often-times sweltering summer heat is that it encourages us to step away from the stove, pick up a fun kitchen gadget like a spiralizer, and keep […]

Cucumber, Avocado & Peach Salad

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This recipe is the most refreshing summer salad, summer appetizer, or summer side dish. The creaminess from the avocado, meets the sweetness of the peach, mingles with the sharpness of the red onion, dances with the sweet herbal aroma of dill. Add the acids, a little heat, and a dash of salt, and you’ve got […]

Tomatillo and Jalapeno Dip

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This clean eating tomatillo and jalapeno dip is a perfect and light dip for the summer, is super easy to make and is ready in just a few minutes. This flavor-packed recipe is raw, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and even paleo-friendly!

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 […]