Monday, September 2, 2013

What A Vegan Eats- Sample Meals from a Few Lead Vegans

I'm often asked what I eat in a day. Well, I share a lot what I eat (templates of my daily meals anyway), but I thought you'd like to see what some very famous vegans eat in a day!

This excerpt comes from Vegan for Life by Jack Norris

Erica Meier, Executive Director for Compassion Over Killing

  • quinoa topped with stir-fried veggies, chick pea, and tempeh.
Ingrid Newkirk, President of PETA
  • Stew (dry minestrone soup mix with fresh/frozen veggies, potatoes, broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, garlic and onion. Bring to a boil then let simmer.
Bryanna Clark Grogan,
Scott Spitz, competitive runner,
  • BBQ tempeh on a bed of brown rice and steamed kale
  • Side sweet potatoes
  • Apple crisp for dessert
Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Her food blog Post Punk Kitchen is by far the best vegan blog I frequent for meal ideas
  • Cauliflower mashed potatoes
  • Mushroom gravy
  • Garlicky sautéed Swiss chard
  • Baked tempeh
Paul Shapiro, Senior Direction, The Humane Society
  • Burrito with greens, quinoa, and beans
  • Mashed sweet potatoes
  • Fruit Smoothie
Nathan Runkle
  • Vegan Reuben Sandwich, sliced seitan, onions, eppers, auerkraut, vegan thousand island dressing, and Daiya cheese
  • Raw lemon coconut cheesecake for dessert
Melanie Joy, PhD, Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows
  • Pizza with whole wheat crust topped with organic tomato sauce with crushed garlic, Field Roast apple sage sausage, baby spinach, black olives, and Daiya cheese
  • Mesclun mix salad with goddess dressing or sautéed kale with slivered garlic and toasted almonds
  • Sliced Asian pear sprinkled with cinnamon for dessert
Today I enjoyed

  • homemade beet/carrot/celery/ginger/orange juice followed by oatmeal with maple syrup and apples-n-flax and black pumpkin spice tea with cream and sugar.
I love being vegan!!! Off to get some tofu to grill for this Labor Day.


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