Monday, December 6, 2021

14 Day Lenten Menu (Vegan)

For Orthodox Christians, the 6 weeks before Christmas are are Lenten Season. This time can be called the Christmas Fast, or Advent. For the first four weeks, Fish is permitted most days. Then, during the last two weeks before Christmas, the fast becomes a little more rigorous.

Here is a two week menu for Lent. For Orthodox Christians (Greek Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Antiochian Orthodox, etc), Lent generally means abstaining from Meat, Poultry, Fish, Dairy & Eggs.

Here is a menu of dinner meals that are Lent-Friendly.

During Lent, we offer a variety of other dishes on the table according to availability, such as:

Fresh Homemade Bread,




Crackers, Olives, Capers, Crudites, and/or Stuffed Grape Leaves (from a can). 

And, of course, Fruit for dessert (and sometimes fancier things : )

Greek Style Black-Eyed Peas

Peas & Artichokes Yachni

Veggie Burgers (or purchased) & Oven Fries

Claire's Southern Delight over Rice

Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce

Indian Spiced Black-Eyed Peas over Rice

Moroccan Red Lentil Soup

Lazy Lo Mein

Calzone Casserole

Revythia (Greek Chickpea Stew)

Cyprus Bulgur Pilaf

Gigantes (Greek Giant Beans)

Black Bean Soup with Rice, Tomatoes, and Corn Chips

Fasolia Yachni