Thursday of Veggie Week

Ok, so I totally dropped the ball on getting this posted last week.
Is anyone getting tired of hearing how busy I am all the time yet? ๐Ÿ˜‰

Thursday was the final day of my short veggies week and the piรจce de rรฉsistance was The Big Vegan Bowl.
I had a Green Monster for breakfast and leftover falafel for lunch, both were good but when I got home and started prepping dinner I was excited.
This meal takes a little bit of prep work, but luckily Youngest Daughter was having one of those moments where she wants to help make dinner so I let her prep some of the veggies…
We used spinach, shaved carrots, lightly sauteed purple cabbage, sweet potatoes, chick peas, quinoa, avocado and hummus. I forgot the hemp hearts, which I have but just forgot to add. AndThe GingerBeard Man added some siracha and sour cream to his because that’s how he eats literally everything.
This meal was by far my favorite. So much so that while we were eating, The GingerBeard Man and I kept asking each other why we don’t eat this every week… or every night. Because it tasted fantastic and it was super filling and you can feel great about all of the ingredients.
Now, here we are, making our grocery list for next week and The GingerBeard Man asked me for the recipe because he wants to buy enough stuff to make The Big Vegan Bowl for dinner every day next week. I told him I’d be down with having it for lunch every day next week too. It’s just that good. And even if you aren’t interested in being meat free, add some salmon or chicken to it and walk away knowing that you ate something that was super healthy.

ps. I feel like I have to tell you that while the Oh She Glows falafel recipe was fine, I think I will probably go back to using my go to recipe for falafels as they are so good and hold together really well. I usually bake mine in the oven instead of making them in the crock pot, but the combination of ingredients here is yummy!

*photo credit: Oh She Glows

2 thoughts on “Thursday of Veggie Week

  1. Wow! This looks great!! ๐Ÿ™‚ And guilt free on days where I am compelled to eat all of the food.
    So about falafels… I have never had a falafel before. I didn’t even know what one was, except that I thought it was something with lamb in it. I generally don’t like hummus, (which is weird because I tend to like any kind of beans) but I think I might like these so I’m going to give them a try. I don’t know if my kids will eat them, but they will give at least them a no thank you helping good-hearted try. My daughter really wants to be a vegetarian and I keep leaning that way more and more, although I’m not sure I’ll ever go completely meatless.
    Also in geeky news, BTW, I followed OhSheGlows on twitter and then thanked her for my dinner the other night and she liked my tweet! Ahhh, I was starstruck! lol ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Falafels are goooooood! With some cucumber mint sauce and on some warm naan bread ๐Ÿ™‚

    I’m eating a salad right now composed of: romaine lettuce, an entire tomato, an entire avocado and hemp hearts (? whatever those are, lol)… pretty good ๐Ÿ™‚ Next week, I think I’ll be having Vegan Bowls for lunch erryday! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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