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Vegan Lunches 10:00 - Oct 19 with 1305 viewsHarryWright

So i'm giving this Vegan thing a go for minimum of a month to see how it goes - Quite interested in the health benefits of it and want to see what effect it would have.

One thing i'm struggling with is food to prepare then take to work and eat cold as most recipes seem to be if you're cooking them there and then.

Anyone got any suggestions or even sites I could look at to give me some ideas?
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Vegan Lunches on 10:02 - Oct 19 with 891 viewsReuser_is_God

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Vegan Lunches on 10:03 - Oct 19 with 891 viewsitfcjoe

You must be a natural vegan as the first step is telling everyone about it.....

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Vegan Lunches on 10:04 - Oct 19 with 889 viewsSaleAway

If you like falafel, then wraps with falafel, some salad, and a sauce work quite well... falafel, chopped jarred peppers and hummous ( or vegan tsatsiki) is a simple lunch...

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Vegan Lunches on 10:06 - Oct 19 with 882 viewsbluewein

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Vegan Lunches on 10:06 - Oct 19 with 882 viewsJ2BLUE

Pitta pizzas.

Wholemeal pittas
Pizza sauce - Sainsburys/Asda both do decent ones with no added sugar
Vegan cheese - Callis will be able to advise
Veggies of your choice

If you want a bit more protein add some Quorn vegan pieces.


Quorn gets plenty of stick on here but it's very good IMO. It's not soy based either unlike most vegan products.

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Vegan Lunches on 10:07 - Oct 19 with 872 viewsJ2BLUE

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To be fair, the first two replies are mocking the bloke. It's not necessary.

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Vegan Lunches on 10:08 - Oct 19 with 870 viewsHarryWright

Vegan Lunches on 10:04 - Oct 19 by SaleAway

If you like falafel, then wraps with falafel, some salad, and a sauce work quite well... falafel, chopped jarred peppers and hummous ( or vegan tsatsiki) is a simple lunch...


Thanks, that actually sounds really good - will give it a go.
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Vegan Lunches on 10:11 - Oct 19 with 850 viewsHarryWright

Vegan Lunches on 10:06 - Oct 19 by J2BLUE

Pitta pizzas.

Wholemeal pittas
Pizza sauce - Sainsburys/Asda both do decent ones with no added sugar
Vegan cheese - Callis will be able to advise
Veggies of your choice

If you want a bit more protein add some Quorn vegan pieces.


Quorn gets plenty of stick on here but it's very good IMO. It's not soy based either unlike most vegan products.


Perfect, like a healthy version of pizza - thanks for that will give this a go also.
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Vegan Lunches on 10:13 - Oct 19 with 841 viewsHerbivore

There's loads of salads you can make in big batches. Tabouleh is great and will keep for a few days, caponata is also good. They're filling and tasty, you can always supplement with some bread if you want extra carbs.

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Vegan Lunches on 10:16 - Oct 19 with 808 viewschicoazul

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Vegan Lunches on 10:18 - Oct 19 with 812 viewsNewcyBlue

Vegan Lunches on 10:11 - Oct 19 by HarryWright

Perfect, like a healthy version of pizza - thanks for that will give this a go also.


I did some Vegan pizza for no other reason that I fancied trying something

Tyne Chease was recommended to me as a cheese substitute (eireblue). Go for that than the VoiLife cheese.
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Vegan Lunches on 10:35 - Oct 19 with 774 viewsHarryWright

Vegan Lunches on 10:18 - Oct 19 by NewcyBlue

I did some Vegan pizza for no other reason that I fancied trying something

Tyne Chease was recommended to me as a cheese substitute (eireblue). Go for that than the VoiLife cheese.


Nice one will try it with this one to start off with hopefully will come out well, cheers!
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Vegan Lunches on 10:54 - Oct 19 with 735 viewsgordon

Yup, salads:
tabbouleh, loads of lemon and parsley olives and capers and whatever,
Brown rice and black beans and roasted peppers etc
bulgar wheat, cashews, spinach, flame raisins etc
homemade humous (very very easy, takes less than five minutes to make loads) in wraps with whatever you got

Make chilli

In general get yourself in loads of pulses and grains like bulgar wheat, couscous, tabbouleh, orzo (not sure if that's vegan, I'm not one, just vegetarian mostly. also not sure if all those things are grains. well they definitely aren't.), and loads of stuff like olives, capers, sundried tomatoes

We grow loads of parsley in the garden, mash it up with hazlenuts and oil for pesto, lasts ages, is delicious and much better than the rubbish tiny little jars you get from the shops.
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Vegan Lunches on 11:59 - Oct 19 with 675 viewsLibero

Vegan Lunches on 10:11 - Oct 19 by HarryWright

Perfect, like a healthy version of pizza - thanks for that will give this a go also.


Not sure you can class that as healthy...
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Vegan Lunches on 12:00 - Oct 19 with 674 viewsLibero

I quite often have carrot sticks/pepper/celary/cucumber and humous for lunch with a bag of crisps and maybe a banana if I'm feeling devilish.
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Vegan Lunches on 12:13 - Oct 19 with 660 viewsStokieBlue

Vegan Lunches on 12:00 - Oct 19 by Libero

I quite often have carrot sticks/pepper/celary/cucumber and humous for lunch with a bag of crisps and maybe a banana if I'm feeling devilish.


Then a burger at 3pm?

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Nothing else needed

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Vegan Lunches on 13:05 - Oct 19 with 594 viewsJ2BLUE

Vegan Lunches on 11:59 - Oct 19 by Libero

Not sure you can class that as healthy...


Why not? Far more nutrition in that than most people get in their lunch. Plenty of fibre, vitamins and minerals especially if he adds veg. The pizza sauce is pretty much tomatoes, herbs and onions. When I make it I have half fat cheese instead of vegan cheese. That adds plenty of calcium and protein to the mix as well as other micro-nutrients.

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Vegan Lunches on 13:11 - Oct 19 with 569 viewsBergholtBru

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Vegan Lunches on 13:16 - Oct 19 with 554 viewstampa_bay

Hummous, avocado and salad sandwich is quick and easy. I add turmeric too.
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Vegan Lunches on 13:17 - Oct 19 with 551 viewsSprucemoose

Vegan Lunches on 13:05 - Oct 19 by J2BLUE

Why not? Far more nutrition in that than most people get in their lunch. Plenty of fibre, vitamins and minerals especially if he adds veg. The pizza sauce is pretty much tomatoes, herbs and onions. When I make it I have half fat cheese instead of vegan cheese. That adds plenty of calcium and protein to the mix as well as other micro-nutrients.


Where's the alcohol? Doesn't sound balanced to me without alcohol.

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Vegan Lunches on 13:17 - Oct 19 with 546 viewsJ2BLUE

Vegan Lunches on 13:17 - Oct 19 by Sprucemoose

Where's the alcohol? Doesn't sound balanced to me without alcohol.


You may have up to 3 wine gums with your pizza.

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Vegan Lunches on 13:18 - Oct 19 with 544 viewsSprucemoose

Vegan Lunches on 13:17 - Oct 19 by J2BLUE

You may have up to 3 wine gums with your pizza.


Sounds legit.

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Vegan Lunches on 13:23 - Oct 19 with 530 viewsHarry_Palmer

Try this for a sandwich - Granary bread, houmous, Sliced tomato, Avocado, baby salad leaves. The tomato can be changed for mixed diced peppers if you prefer, either way this is a tasty and pretty healthy sandwich.

Well done for giving it a try, I will be doing Veganuary again next year, its a challenge but with a bit of planning it becomes easier than you think.

Houmous will be your best friend for the next month!
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Vegan Lunches on 13:36 - Oct 19 with 493 viewsSprucemoose

Vegan Lunches on 13:23 - Oct 19 by Harry_Palmer

Try this for a sandwich - Granary bread, houmous, Sliced tomato, Avocado, baby salad leaves. The tomato can be changed for mixed diced peppers if you prefer, either way this is a tasty and pretty healthy sandwich.

Well done for giving it a try, I will be doing Veganuary again next year, its a challenge but with a bit of planning it becomes easier than you think.

Houmous will be your best friend for the next month!


Sounds good, I'll take one, thanks. Do you deliver?

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Vegan Lunches on 13:39 - Oct 19 with 480 viewsJ2BLUE

Vegan Lunches on 13:36 - Oct 19 by Sprucemoose

Sounds good, I'll take one, thanks. Do you deliver?


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