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Vegan Pantry Plan: April 19th

Tasty Vegan Pantry Meals!

Molly AdamsStamford, CT
NYC cook making the most out of a tiny kitchen! Senior Editor, feedfeed.
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After a few weeks of our Pantry Plan we are fully settling into pantry cooking and embracing all of the fun and adventure that comes with it. You may not have all of the ingredients required in each of these recipes but don't let that stop you from making your own version and getting creative! We hope you use this guide as inspiration to turn out healthy and hearty meals while riding out this storm at home. Stay safe, be well and take some comfort in the kitchen.
 
Things to Use This Week: Use this as a guide for what to stock up on at the store, or what to grab from your pantry. 
 
Tofu
Sunkist Cara Cara Oranges
Rice
Jarred Nut Butter (or try making your own!)
Noodles
Quinoa
Canned Tomatoes
Roasted Red Peppers
Couscous
Nuts & Seeds
Things to Prep Ahead This Week: We realize some of the items we rely on from the store each week may be difficult to come by. Here are a few basics you might want to consider making yourself to be as resourceful as possible and to add lots of flavor to your pantry meals! 
Granola
Smoothie Pops
Marinara Sauce
Vinaigrette (Add to salads, marinate tofu in, or toss on top of roasted veggies.
Homemade Bread
 
THE RECIPES
Use these as a guide for inspiration. Just because you don't have every single ingredient doesn't mean you can't replicate the main flavor of the dish! 
 

Nut (and seed!) Butter Makes Everything Better
Got a jar of nut butter or tahini lurking in your pantry? Use it to whip up a tasty sauce for noodles or stir fry!

Ginger Tahini Mushroom and Broccoli Stir Fry by @plantbasedrd

What could be better than the pleasant spice of fresh ginger paired with creamy tahini? This is a winning stir fry combination!

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Creamy Spicy Peanut Noodles by @eat_figs_not_pigs

This spicy peanut sauce is EVERYTHING!  Make a double batch so you can add it to any dish you wish!

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Eat the Rainbow! 
Add a little color to your quarantine routine with these bright and colorful meals.  Missing a few of the fresh ingredients? Improvise with what you have on hand.

Tofu Bowls with Cara Cara Vinaigrette

The juice from Sunkist Citrus Cara Cara Oranges blends with thyme, mustard, garlic, and maple syrup before getting hit with an equal amount of olive oil for a vibrant emulsified dressing that works wonders however you use it. 

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Thai Peanut Curry Quinoa Bowls by @mgracebakeshop

Transform that quinoa lurking in your pantry into this colorful bowl! Use whatever veggies you have on hand to add crunch and color!

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Comfort Food Favorites
We could all use a little comfort food right now! It may be spring but we’re still loving soups and stews; they keep for a while and one batch can serve you for several meals.

Eggplant and Bell Pepper Stew with Couscous by @tastyandfrenchy

We’re looking to give you flexibility in the kitchen while not skimping out on flavor. Maybe you don’t have eggplant, but you can use zucchini, carrot ribbons, or even a can of chickpeas in this recipe!

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One Pot Tomato Soup by @itsallgoodvegan

Who doesn't love a bowl of creamy tomato soup?! Pair this with some crusty bread and you'll be in comfort food heaven!

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Weekend Bonus

Hazelnut Pecan Vegan Truffles by @therawberry
 

It’s a time to be gentle and kind to yourself. Plus, a little chocolate never hurt anyone! 



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Need some more help and inspiration during this difficult time? Send us a DM or post a photo of what you have on hand in stories and we'll send you some recipe ideas.
 
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