How To Make A Week’s Worth of Vegan Lunches for $15 at Trader Joe’s

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A lot of college kids spend the majority of their money on food. Unfortunately, if you’re living the life of a broke college student, it’s hard to find food that won’t break the bank. Nowadays, it seems that you can’t enter any food establishment without spending at least $10 (unless of course you opt for the always faithful pizza and bagels). Whether you follow the vegan diet or are just sick of spending all your money on food, these recipes are perfect for you. With only $15, you can make an entire week of delicious vegan lunches, all of which take less than 10 minutes to prepare.

If that isn’t reason enough, then the fact that you will have a week of healthy and protein-filled vegan meals PLUS leftovers, should be.

Here’s your shopping list:
– Black Beans: $0.89

– Chickpeas: $0.79

– White Beans: $0.89

– 2 Avocados: $1.98

– Cucumber: $1.29

– Spinach: $1.99

– Bread: $2.49

– Onion: $0.69

– Pepper: $0.99

– Rice: $1.69

– Tomato: $0.79

Total: $14.48

Now embrace yourself for a week of tasty and cheap meals.

Monday
Open-Faced Homemade Hummus and Veggie Sandwich
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:0
Total Time:10 mins
Servings:1
Ingredients
2 slices bread
1/2 cup chickpeas
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 garlic clove
8 cucumber slices
1/4 red pepper sliced
1/4 avocado sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
STEP 1
Place chickpeas, olive oil, and garlic into food processor. Pulse until smooth.

STEP 2
Toast slices of bread, then spread hummus on top.

STEP 3
Top with cucumber, red pepper, avocado, or any other veggies you want.

Tuesday
Black Bean and Chickpea Salad
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:0
Total Time:10 mins
Servings:2
EASY
Ingredients
1/2 cup chickpeas
1/2 cup black beans
1/4 onion chopped
1/2 tomato cubed
1/4 avocado cubed
1/4 red pepper sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
vegetable, legume, salad, pepper, corn, onion, pea
Sasha Kran
STEP 1
Place all ingredients into a bowl.

STEP 2
Mix together and enjoy

Wednesday
Black Bean and Brown Rice Bowl
Prep Time:2 mins
Cook Time:8 mins
Total Time:10 mins
Servings:1
EASY
Ingredients
1/2 cup black beans
1 cup brown rice cooked
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 red pepper sliced
1/4 onion sliced
1/4 avocado sliced
rice, pepper, vegetable
Sasha Kran
STEP 1
Cook brown rice.

STEP 2
Sautée sliced peppers and onions in a pan with olive oil.

STEP 3
Place all ingredients into a bowl and enjoy.

Thursday
Smashed White Bean Sandwich
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:0
Total Time:10 mins
Servings:1
EASY
Ingredients
2 slices bread
1/2 cup white beans
1/4 avocado
8 cucumber slices
1 cup baby spinach
sandwich, bread, toast
Sasha Kran
STEP 1
Toast slices of bread.

STEP 2
Smash white beans onto one slice and avocado onto the other.

STEP 3
Top one side with spinach and avocado.

STEP 4
Place other slice on top.

Friday
White Bean Salad
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:0
Total Time:10 mins
Servings:1
EASY
Ingredients
1/2 cup white beans
1/4 onion chopped
1/4 avocado sliced
1/4 red pepper sliced
1/2 tomato cubed
Salt and pepper to taste
vegetable, salad, pepper, tomato
Sasha Kran
STEP 1
Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix together.

Saturday
Chickpea Avocado Salad Sandwich
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:0
Total Time:10 mins
Servings:1
EASY
Ingredients
2 slices bread
1/4 avocado
1/2 cup chickpeas
10 cucumber slices
STEP 1
Toast slices of bread.

STEP 2
Smash together chickpeas and avocado in a bowl.

STEP 3
Spread across bread.

STEP 4
Add on cucumber and any other desired veggies.

Sunday
Avocado Toast
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:0
Total Time:5 mins
Servings:1
EASY
Ingredients
1-2 slices bread
1/2 avocado
Olive oil drizzled
Salt and pepper to taste
avocado, vegetable, bread, toast, meat
Anna Lustig
STEP 1
Toast bread.

STEP 2
Place smashed avocado with salt and pepper onto bread.

Источник: spoonuniversity.com

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