Vegan and plant-based diets have gone mainstream in the last few years, but finding vegan-friendly food on the fly can still be tricky. Meal prep to the rescue: Presenting 17 vegan recipes you can make once and eat for several lunches straight.
One-Pot Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Salad
It takes only 30 minutes to make all of your salads for the workweek.
Vegan Fiesta Taco Bowl
Green goddess dressing meets crispy tortilla strips in this delicious taco dish you won’t mind eating day after day.
Tofu Bulgur Vegan Meatballs
You’ve got meatballs for the next five lunches. Pair with pasta, salad or quinoa to switch it up. (Thanks, Gena Hamshaw.)
Clean-Eating Bibimbap Bowls
Meet your new favorite meal prep: Korean bibimbap. (And best of all, it’s ready in less than an hour.)
Quinoa and Shaved Carrot Salad with Chickpeas, Currants and Cashews
Toss this quick salad in the fridge for easy lunches all week.
Vegan Coconut Curry Noodle Soup
Just add the noodles every morning before your commute and you’re ready to go.
Chickpea and Vegetable Coconut Curry
The PureWow editors’ favorite for office lunches. Pair it with rice, quinoa or more veggies for a satisfying, protein-packed meal that will keep you full until dinner.
Vegan Lentil-Mushroom Burgers
Change up the toppings for a fresh bite each day this week. (Might we suggest guac on Monday, pickled onions on Tuesday, hummus on Wednesday, spicy aioli on Thursday and pesto on Friday?)
Vegan Macadamia Coconut Tofu Bowls
A balanced lunch that your co-workers will ogle over. (Refueling courtesy of Coterie member Monique Volz.)
Make-Ahead Aloo Gobi
Stock this 30-minute meal in the fridge for four days of takeout alternatives.
Mini Chickpea Flour Frittatas
For a nutritious breakfast on the go, look no further than these delicious bites you can whip up on Sunday night.
Vegan Sriracha ‘Meatballs’ with Noodles and Grilled Vegetables
Double the recipe for extra days of meal prep.
Mediterranean Zucchini Pasta Salad
Coterie member Maria Lichty says this salad is actually better after 24 hours in the fridge. (A total meal-prep win.)
Think it’s impossible to meal-prep sushi? Think again.
Meal Prep Moroccan Chickpea, Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Bowls
Make it all in one pan, then divide it into six containers. Done and done.
Soba Noodles with Ramps and Kale
We love cold soba noodles—transform the leftovers from Coterie member Jodi Moreno into meals for the next five days.
Greek Veggie Bowls
We’re dreaming of Santorini as we whip up these Greek veggie bowls. (Did we mention they’re ready in just 45 minutes?)