Cheap & Healthy Lunch & Dinner Ideas ♡ Rice Paper Rolls, Dahl, Pasta Salad ♡ Vegan Recipes

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Reposting this video from 5 Nov 2015 as it got removed. 🙁

Hey guys! One of my followers on Facebook requested a video featuring vegan recipes that are cheap and healthy for students or to take to lunch (e.g. work), so here it is. The recipes can also be easily adapted for one person and the vegan dal makes one big bowl. 🙂 Hope you enjoy!

Here are the details for each dish:

♡ Rice paper rolls ♡
1 pack of rice paper (8 sheets) $2.45
Homegrown mint $0.00
100g brown rice vermicelli $0.89
1 avocado $2.00
1/3 continental cucumber $0.32
1/2 carrot $0.15
2 lettuce leaves $0.20
1 tbsp hoisin sauce $0.20
1 tsp tamari $0.17
1 tsp peanut butter $0.10
1 tsp rice malt syrup $0.10
Water $0.00
Total $6.58 for 8 rolls
1 roll = $0.82

♡ Vegan dahl ♡
1 tsp refined coconut oil $0.10
1 tsp black cumin seeds (shahi jeera) $0.05
1 medium onion diced $0.35
2 garlic cloves sliced $0.10
1/2 tsp turmeric $0.05
1/2 cup red split lentils $0.25
1 tomato diced (optional) $0.50
2.5 cups water $0.00
Vegetable broth powder $0.15
Pink himalayan salt $0.05
Pinch of hing (optional) $0.05
Pinch of dried fenugreek leaves (optional) $0.05
Homegrown spring onions for garnish (optional) $0.00
Total $1.70
Regular potato $0.25
Sweet potato $0.30
2 lettuce leaves $0.20
Total $0.75

♡ Mediterranean pasta salad ♡
3 cups dry spiral pasta $0.45
1/3 continental cucumber $0.32
1/2 zucchini $0.32
Handful semi-dried tomatoes $0.64
Handful pitted kalamata olives $0.48
1 large fire-roasted capsicum $0.62
5 tbsp olive juice $0.00
2 tbsp capsicum juice $0.00
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil $0.11
Black pepper $0.05
Sea salt $0.05
1 avocado $1.00
Total for 3 bowls $4.04
1 bowl $1.34

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5 thoughts on “Cheap & Healthy Lunch & Dinner Ideas ♡ Rice Paper Rolls, Dahl, Pasta Salad ♡ Vegan Recipes

  1. my rice paper rolls look like someone threw them against a wall!ii I need
    to practice rolling them i think…..taste great though. Thanks for your
    great recipes

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