A tartine of coconut oil, avocado, macadamia nut, basil and scallion, with a side of cilantro salad. Recipe adapted from 101cookbooks. 

A tartine of coconut oil, avocado, macadamia nut, basil and scallion, with a side of cilantro salad. Recipe adapted from 101cookbooks

A crisp salad with kidney beans, chickpeas, celery, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, parsley and dill. Served with homemade whole wheat pita chips.

A crisp salad with kidney beans, chickpeas, celery, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, parsley and dill. Served with homemade whole wheat pita chips.

A nostalgic Friday lunch, just like mom used to make. Peanut butter and banana and peanut butter and strawberry, on whole wheat, with an apple and vegan animal crackers.

A nostalgic Friday lunch, just like mom used to make. Peanut butter and banana and peanut butter and strawberry, on whole wheat, with an apple and vegan animal crackers.

Black bean and sweet potato enchiladas, with cilantro and avocado. Recipe adapted from Hungry Healthy Girl.

Black bean and sweet potato enchiladas, with cilantro and avocado. Recipe adapted from Hungry Healthy Girl.

Ginger scallion noodles and a side of sauteed bok choy. Noodle recipe courtesy of Momofuku.

Ginger scallion noodles and a side of sauteed bok choy. Noodle recipe courtesy of Momofuku.

Southern style lunch: blackened Cajun tofu scramble with grits and collards. Tofu adapted from the Post Punk Kitchen.

Southern style lunch: blackened Cajun tofu scramble with grits and collards. Tofu adapted from the Post Punk Kitchen.

Orzo salad with chickpeas, zucchini and cherry tomatoes, dressed with artichoke pesto/

Orzo salad with chickpeas, zucchini and cherry tomatoes, dressed with artichoke pesto/

Soup with potatoes, onions, squash and green beans, and baked tofu with a tahini/maple sauce and green beans and snap peas. 

Soup with potatoes, onions, squash and green beans, and baked tofu with a tahini/maple sauce and green beans and snap peas. 

Spring is in the air, and this salad is just the trick. Spinach, roasted veggies, chickpeas and couscous, with citrus vinaigrette and bread. 

Spring is in the air, and this salad is just the trick. Spinach, roasted veggies, chickpeas and couscous, with citrus vinaigrette and bread. 

Aloo gobi! Cauliflower, potatoes and peas, with turmeric, ginger, cumin, coriander and chilies, over brown rice.

Aloo gobi! Cauliflower, potatoes and peas, with turmeric, ginger, cumin, coriander and chilies, over brown rice.