munchkin vegan recipes!

May 17, 2011

 and different
alternatives to lunch
or dinner!
 have fun cooking vegan in the kitchen
with your munchkin.
all of these can be made easily into
vegetarian and meat dishes.

Quinoa Garden Burgers
1/4 cup uncooked quinoa
1/4 cup dried red lentils
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
1/2 cup fresh whole wheat bread crumbs
1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed, drained, lightly mashed
3/4 cup finely chopped celery
3/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1 cup finely chopped bell pepper
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
 Mediterranean Eggplant Sandwiches
1 eggplant, stem end trimmed, cut into 1/2-inch slices
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, cut in half lengthwise
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
8 slices sprouted bread
Vegan mayonnaise to taste
1/2 cup roasted red pepper strips
1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil
Balsamic vinegar (optional)
8 Fresh basil leaves, shredded
Shredded vegan cheese

Cashew Pineapple Carrots
1 fresh pineapple, cut and cubed
1/3 cup minced red onion
1/2 pound carrots, cut at a diagonal into 1/2-inch slices
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
1/4 cup chopped unsalted cashews

Vegan Red Lentil Dahl
1 cup red lentils, picked over and rinsed
3 cups water
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 onion, chopped
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon garam marsala
1 (15-ounce) can coconut milk, shaken before opening
4 cups spinach leaves
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Tia, all of these sound, and look, so deeeelicious :o)

  2. It all looks so good! I will be using the burger recipe for sure.

  3. Quinoa burgers?! That's a trip! I am going to have to bookmark this. I would love to try it. Plus, that photo is to die for!

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  4. yum! I think that pretty much sums up this whole post. :)

  5. I would absolutely eat everything on this post! Bookmarked for sure! Swinging by from the Alexa Hop. Hope you can pop on over to my site as well. Have a great day!

    Sandy~ Cherished Handmade Treasures

  6. Mm... Mom has a fantastic recipe for Lentil Dahl, now I totally need to bug her to make it! ;)

  7. OMG those look so good! I am drooling! :) Ha!

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