Weekly Vegan Meal Recap

I wouldn’t call my meals “impressive” by any means, but I have certainly learned a bit from what I was eating when I first cut out meat: vegan store bought sausages and rice Hahaha. I still am in desperate need of more veggies though.

Vegan Smoothie Bowl

Banana, berries, spinach smoothie bowl – topped with hemp hearts, cacao chips, granola with almonds // Hemp Hearts (hemp seeds) Nutrition: Hemp seeds have an excellent 3:1 balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. They contain all 20 amino acids, including each of the 9 essentials that the body cannot produce. The benefits to Hemp Seeds include: being rich in GLA (gamma-linolenic acid) which has been surmised to be necessary for proper hormone health, and can help people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, PMS, etc. the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found hemp seeds can be helpful in relieving rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Help Seeds are also high in insoluble and soluble fiber and helps feed the probiotics in the gut that helps secure a robust immune system and digestive.

Roasted Cauliflower and Zuchinni bowl

Roasted cauliflower and zucchini with nutritional yeast. // Nutritional Yeast nutrition: Nutritional yeast is considered a “complete protein”, ie: it contains 18 amino acids, 9 of which your body cannot produce. It also provides the compounds beta-1,3 glucan, trehalose, mannan and glutathione, which are associated with enhanced immunity, reduced cholesterol levels and cancer prevention. Nutritional Yeast contains a significant dose of the minerals iron, selenium and zinc.

Bananas, berries and pineapple topped with hemp hearts and granola. (Staple.)

Chinese cashew tofu and red potatoes with jalapenos.

 

Also: my cute coconut bowl can be found here: Coconut Bowls