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Vegan Weekly Meal Prep Recipes, Week 5!

A list of our favorite recipes for this week’s vegan meal prep. Helping you plan out healthy meals at the start of each week.  Simple, everyday, plant-based recipes you’ll love! We’re almost officially out of January,  and here are some fantastic recipes we have coming up.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner inspiration for your table!  For those who are doing Veganuary and beyond 🙂

I wanted to try something fun this year, so I decided to make a  list of recipes for a weekly vegan meal plan everyone can enjoy.  These are recipes that we eat regularly on the homestead, and are simple and totally recreatable for cooks of any skill level. Check out all of my Weekly Vegan Meal Plans here!

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How To Do Plant-Based Meal Prep!

I choose 2 breakfasts for the week, 1 weekend brunch, 2 weekly lunches, 4 dinners, and one bread.  Batch cooking is a lifesaver,  so I make multiple portions of everything and prep them out for the week.  Honestly, I don’t get tired of eating the same thing for lunch every day because I switch up the flavors each week.  If you like variety, then you can alter between recipes.  Because we work Monday-Friday 9-5 schedules, Sunday is the best meal prep day for us.  But choose whatever day works best for you.

Honestly, this year will be all about the pantry staple ingredients for us. Since COVID has impacted our grocery shopping frequency, I’ve been building lots of fresh healthy meals from what we already have on hand.  You can read through my Top 125 Vegan Pantry Staple Ingredients & Recipes that I stock my pantry with.  There are some surprising items on there… especially the proteins!

Weekly Vegan Breakfast Recipes

I like prepping one breakfast for me, and one for my husband.  I try to prep about 5 servings of each so we have ready-made breakkies that we can just heat and eat. Click the links below the images to see the full recipes!

Vegan Sourdough Muffins with Blueberries

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Vegan Sourdough Muffins with Blueberries

These vegan sourdough muffins are the best sourdough starter discard recipe for breakfast, dessert, or just a quick snack! With blueberries or your favorite fruit.  Loaded with berries and cinnamon, these muffins make the perfect meal prep or make ahead brunch recipe.
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Apple Pie Protein Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten Free)

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Apple Pie Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This apple pie smoothie is a fantastic and healthy breakfast option, will gie you the lift you need to start the day off right! Made with Uplift Food's Daily Uplifter powder, fresh fruit, and healthy plant milk.  Like a tall glass of sweet autumn sunshine.
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Weekday Vegan Work or School Lunches

Lunches for us are almost always soups – but the occasional sandwich, wrap, or salad will get thrown in the rotation. I cook 2 large pots of soup on Sunday nights and divide them into jars for the week.  That way, when noon rolls around we can just heat + eat!

Cold Peanut Noodle Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free, Vegetarian Recipe)

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Cold Peanut Noodle Salad (Vegan, GF)

This cold peanut noodle salad is a quick and healthy 15-minute recipe! Loaded with fresh veggies, in an easy homemade peanut sauce. 
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Dairy Free Cream of Potato Soup Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

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Creamy Potato Coconut Milk Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This creamy potato coconut milk soup is thick, rich, and flavorful! A hearty satisfying soup that is also vegan and gluten free.  Cozy comfort food at it's finest!
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Easy Vegan Weeknight Dinners

Dinners for us rotate around some great pantry staple ingredients: rice, pastas, grains, and potatoes.  I try to mix it up with the carb, protein, and vegetable selections every week.  I usually make 3 or 4 different dinners per week, and we enjoy them for a few nights in a row.

Creamy Garlic Pasta Shells Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Creamy Garlic Pasta Shells Recipe (vegan, Gluten Free)

This creamy garlic pasta shells recipe is vegan and gluten free, thanks to healthy roasted vegetables and garlic cooked 4 different ways in this dish!
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Three Bean Chili Recipe (Vegan, Slow Cooker/Pressure Cooker)

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Vegan 3 Bean Chili Recipe (GF)

This vegan 3 bean chili is a healthy fall comfort food loaded with plant protein and fresh vegetables! Great as a meal prep or game day dinner.  Serve with a slice of thick crusty bread or cornbread, and top with your favorite toppings: cilantro, crackers, sour cream or coconut cream, and melty cheese.
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Vegetarian Leftover Fried Rice Recipe (Gluten Free)

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This fried rice can easily be made vegan by swapping out the eggs for tofu!

Vegetarian Leftover Fried Rice Recipe (Gluten Free)

Vegetarian leftover fried rice recipe is healthy and easy, and a great way to use leftover rice!  Simple, loaded with vegetables, and ready in 20 minutes.  A perfect inexpensive dinner or side dish, and can be served with any protein you have on hand!
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The Best Vegan Bolognese Sauce (Vegan, Gluten Free, Low Sodium)

TVP Bolognese Sauce (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This vegan TVP bolognese  is packed with flavor without the meat!  With aromatic garlic, fresh basil, white wine, and creamy olive oil, you won't miss the meat in this hearty pasta sauce.
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Vegan Weekend Brunch Recipes

I love simple weekend meals that I can whip up quickly after sleeping in!  I love toasts, simple breakfast sandwiches, chickpea scrambles, and muffins.  This week’s brunch is…

Oat Milk Chai Latte Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

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Oat Milk Chai Latte Recipe (Vegan, GF)

This oat milk chai latte recipe is the perfect warming drink! Hot spiced chai tea, natrually sweetened, with steamed oat milk is vegan, gluten free and SO cozy!  Great for breakfast or for a afternoon tea break, enjoy with some cookies or biscuits and unwind.
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Vegan Bread Recipe of the Week

Since I have naan pizzas on the menu – I will be making a double batch of naan to enjoy this week. Great to cook once and enjoy for a few different meals with different flavors.

Clay Pot Sourdough Recipe (Vegan, Vegetarian)

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Sourdough Pumpkin Seed Bread Recipe

Simple homemade sourdough bread with pumpkin seeds/pepitas is fun and easy to make at home from your sourdough starter!  Warm, crusty, and great for breakfast or brunch. 
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As always, if you make any recipes from this weekly vegan meal plan,  be sure to leave me a comment, rate this recipe, and tag me on Instagram so I can feature you. I love seeing all your photos of my recipe recreations!

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