Published by PETA Staff.


Whether you’re packing lunch for school, work, or a picnic, we wanted to offer up some deliciously vegan options for filling that lunchbox.

1. Bento box: Homemade vegan bento boxes can contain any number of fun dishes, including Japanese Radish Salad, Vegan Sushi, Miso- and Citrus-Glazed Eggplant, and Sesame-Soba Noodle Salad.

2. Vegan chicken salad sandwich: Try this Back-to-School “Chicken” Salad recipe to make this delicious sandwich.

Vegan Chicken Salad Sandwich

3. Fruit-based tropical lunch: Combine Banana–Peanut Butter Rolls, a Fruit Skewer With “Yogurt” Sauce, Blueberry and Wild Rice Salad, and Mango Salad for the win!

4. Classic Spaghetti and Vegan Meatballs with a side of Caesar Salad: Because everyone loves Italian food!

Spaghetti and Vegan Meatballs

5. “Bacon”-Wrapped Vegan Pigs in a Blanket: These are a fun treat for kids, but if you’re craving a wrap with more nutritional value, try this Lemon-Dill Tofu Veggie Wrap instead.

Vegan Pigs in a Blanket

6. Hearty Vegan Chili: Pair this Hearty Vegan Chili with a piece of a baguette and this Kale and Currant Salad, and you’re good to go.


7. Cruelty-Free Chik-fil-A Copy-Cat Recipe: This protein-packed sandwich will definitely carry you through the rest of your day.

8. Jamaican Jerk-Spiced Tempeh Nuggets: These nuggets are tasty and healthy enough to find their way into the lunch bags of both kids and adults.


9. Falafel Wrap with a side of Hummus: These two items are staples in any vegan’s diet. And they’re delicious and packed with protein, to boot.

10. Mock Tuna Salad: This garbanzo bean–based recipe is truly delectable. You can even add seaweed or kelp powder if you prefer a “fresh-from-the-sea” taste.

Mock Tuna


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