Lately I have been loving the Miyokos butter and it inspired me to share some of my other favorite vegan convenience foods. Here are my top 10 in no particular order:
I'm sure I'm missing some, but all of these are items I purchase again and again. And while I prefer cooking with whole foods, it's nice to have the convenience and the variety that these products offer.
Over the last two weeks I have had the honor to work on the meal plan for our Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training which begins tomorrow. Two years ago, when we had our last training, the meal planning felt like a daunting task - managing the budget, variety, dietary restrictions while offering hearty, nutrient dense meals. An angel in our community made the brilliant suggestion to focus each day on a different type of cuisine. She made a list of different flavor profiles, ingredients and recipes and we were off with a solid, exciting meal plan with a good bit of variety. Making notes on what worked and didn't during each week of training helped me prepare for this year's course. While we are cooking on a larger scale, these are tips you can apply to meal planning whether it's for yourself or your family. Meal planning helps to save money because we can focus on sale and in season items and when we know what we are cooking for the week, there is less temptation to eat out or grab something on the run.
Here are a few more of my meal planning tips:
I would love to hear from you too, what are your meal planning tips?
I am an animal loving-Vegan runner, I practice and teach Kundalini Yoga and I love to cook and eat flavorful plant-based food.