There are so many great vegan and vegetarian blogs out there, if one has the time to peruse the web. I recently started using Finding Vegan to "find" some terrific blogs and recipes. This is what I typically do while watching New Girl on Tuesday nights (by the way, is Zooey Deschanel vegan? If she's not, it seems like she should be). Then I try out the recipes on Saturday nights and save the leftovers for the rest of the week.
On Monday night I tried a recipe for "Classic Black Beans and Rice." I liked the recipe because it integrated a green pepper and frozen corn into the dish. Green peppers are always cheap, and I happened to have lots of frozen vegetables stocked in the freezer. I used Minute Rice to cut back on the prep time and was able to jump in the shower while it simmered. The results were great!
Tonight I tried "Chickpea Curry," also using brown Minute Rice. I found this dish to be a bit spicy; it calls for two tablespoons of garam masala, which I had not used before. The entire meal took about twenty minutes to prepare, just as promised. It was super easy and required few ingredients. I even recommended it to my guy, who bases his meal choices solely on the required prep time.
Being vegan doesn't have to be time consuming. Especially since I've already done all the legwork for you!