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HEALTHYLU1
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12/6/12 8:10 P

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ok, I am not generally much of a cook so my list is: Progresso Lentil Soup at home and Panera bread when I am out! Subway on the road. Ethnic foods just about anywhere.



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12/6/12 7:43 A

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I love to make fresh baby spinach with honey-mustard and fresh chopped tomatoes, spreading lite cream cheese w mild chilies onto the zero-carb tortilla before rolling it all up. So Very, Very Good. What I love most about it....being able to cut it in half and putting it in a sandwich bag as a Take-along almost anywhere I go.


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12/5/12 1:10 P

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Right now my go to lunch is the walnut/raisin and cream cheese wrap - so yummy! I add raspberries for a nice fresh touch :)

But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. ~Psalms 59-16


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12/5/12 11:07 A

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two of my regular, go-to meals are:

quinoa, black beans, and salsa

whole wheat tortellini, low fat pesto, spinach, and balsamic vinaigrette


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CROUCHINGFLEA
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11/28/12 6:14 A

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The soup idea sounds great! I love the idea of having something on hand and ready to go, no fuss!
My favorite is a pecan, strawberry and orange salad with raspberry vinaigrette -it is a little sweet so it fixes my sweet tooth and fills me up without weighing me down!

But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. ~Psalms 59-16


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11/26/12 6:00 P

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I also make a large batch of vegetarian vegetable soup every other weekend or so (with whatever veggies I have on hand or sounds good at the time, and some type of beans, , and/or pasta) in the crockpot, then I put some in several individual containers to grab for lunch at work during the week. If you don't have a way to heat it up, use an old-fashioned thermos. I take along a roll or rice crackers or piece of naan to go with.

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VEGGIETINA
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11/26/12 5:55 P

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emoticon Avocado-Smokey Tempeh-Tomato-Lettuce- Vegannaise on toasted rye. LIke a healthy & gentle BLT.

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11/25/12 1:04 A

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Can't wait to try all of these ideas.



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11/23/12 10:05 P

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I agree! That chickpea salad sounds yum, yum, yum!

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11/23/12 11:39 A

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Wow the chickpea salad sounds awesome definitely gonna make some! Thanks! Diane


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11/22/12 9:37 P

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every about three days cook up a lot of brown rice and then keep in the fridge to eat with whatever veggies/soya/tofu mix I like. On chickpea salad - it is one of my favourites, with diced onion, diced tomatoes, diced cucumber, peppers, whatever else have - and a dash of tabasco, lots of lemon juice, lots of mint and a tiny bit of olive oil. I make a big bowl as it gets better over time as the flavours mingle


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11/20/12 4:18 P

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I have to plan ahead or end up eating salad. Nothing wrong with salad but it can get boring after five days lol.

I make sure I always have bags of baby spinach, lettuce, onion, celery, hummus, and some sort of beans on hand.

On weekends I'll make a HUGE pot of either veggie chilli or lentil soup (which comes out like a stew). Package them in single serving containers and freeze.

Another quick idea is chickpea salad: can of chickpeas, onion, celery, (whatever other veggie you want)-toss with a little bit of oil and vinegar and garlic powder.---DELICOUS (Better if you put feta cheese crumbles in it if you're not worried about fat and eat dairy).

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11/19/12 11:36 P

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At home, a quick & easy go-to meal is whole wheat pasta with a generous serving of steamed broccoli, topped with a dab of olive oil and parmesan cheese. Vegans could use nutritional yeast (I do, too!). Goes together really fast, only takes one pot as my large kettle has a steamer tray insert.

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BONIDALE
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11/19/12 11:12 P

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Another one I like is one of those ready-made salads at the supermarket. Throw on a dollop of salsa and a dollop of hummus.

Boni
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11/19/12 9:44 P

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I agree with the prepare ahead. I made a big pot of veggie bean soup and lentil stew and froze some of each for a quick fix!! Diane


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ASPIRINGVEGAN
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11/19/12 8:07 P

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Funny you should ask that just now. This morning I found myself making white bean hummus because I didn't have anything to take for lunch. (Also didn't have any prepared chickpeas!) Grabbed the package of pitas from the freezer and went to work. And tonight I was too hungry to prepare anything and ended up eating a banana, carrots, edamame & avocado, and a piece of bread. One of the things I really love about being vegan is I find I can just throw a few things together like that and feel happy and satisfied. But normally it really does work better if I do as the others do and make large amounts of dishes on the weekend. emoticon

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Some people think the “plant-based whole foods diet” is extreme. Half a million a year will have their chests opened up and a vein taken from their leg and sewn onto their coronary artery. Some people would call that extreme.
- Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, “Forks Over Knives”


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11/19/12 10:15 A

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I'll grab an apple or banana, a jar of almond butter, and a slice of bread. Just put a tad of almond butter on the apple or banana, or spread it on the bread and cover it with the sliced fruit.

Julia
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BONIDALE
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I'm retired now, but when I was feeling really lazy, I'd take a pita, fill it with a scoop of salsa and some vegan cheese. I would nuke it in the staffroom microwave at noon.

Boni
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JENAE954
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11/18/12 9:36 P

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Have been in the habit of making planned overs.
The trick is to portion them out, label them, then freeze.
That way I don't get tired of eating the same thing until it is finished.

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11/18/12 9:02 P

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We usually take leftovers from supper. I make plenty of food on the weekends for lunches and suppers during the week. Same foods.

We make 4 big meals like stews, chilis, soups, vegan enchiladas, casseroles etc.



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11/18/12 8:16 P

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I would love for you to share you ideas on your latest go-to lunches? Those days when you come home late at night and too tired to prep your lunch the next day. Then in the AM you wake up too tired or running late for work. What do you grab-and-go for lunch?!


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