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If you’re vegan, dairy-free, or just looking to eat a little healthier, this vegan meal prep roundup has you covered for meal prep Sunday!

collage with photos from 30 plant-based vegan meal prep ideas roundup

I’ve rounded up vegan breakfasts, lunches/dinners, and snacks in here from a few of my favorite bloggers. Some of the recipes use the slow cooker or Instant Pot to efficiently make large batches that will last you for several meals.

Successful meal prep comes down to planning. And not shopping on an empty stomach. 😛 I hope these recipes will give you some meal prep ideas for the weeks ahead.

Vegan Make-Ahead Breakfasts

Who has the time or energy to cook breakfast in the morning? Not me. These recipes crush the most important meal of the day! Vegan breakfast meal prep doesn’t need to be a chore.

1. Superfood Instant Pot Oatmeal in a Jar from Cotter Crunch

instant pot oatmeal in three jars with spoons

10 minute oatmeal in the Instant Pot… convenient, right?! These jars make having an easy vegan breakfast on the go a reality! This gluten-free recipe has goodies like rolled oats, apples, walnuts, flaxseeds, and goji berries.

2. Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Tacos from Ambitious Kitchen

scrambled tofu breakfast tacos on a plate with lime wedge

These vegan breakfast tacos are fast, full of flavor, and really easy to reheat! Haven’t made scrambled tofu yet? Now’s your chance!

3. Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Oatmeal from This Healthy Table

slow cooker peanut butter oatmeal in a bowl with a spoon and banana slices

Mmm… peanut butter, apples, and brown sugar make this easy Crockpot breakfast recipe extremely appealing. You probably already have this recipe’s ingredients on-hand.

4. One Bowl Chocolate Zucchini Bread from Minimalist Baker

chocolate zucchini bread loaf with a knife slicing it on a wooden cutting board

If a slice of zucchini bread for breakfast is your thing (it’s definitely my thing), then a loaf will last you all week!

5. Healthy Chocolate Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats from A Virtual Vegan

chocolate instant pot steel cut oats in a bowl with chocolate chips and a spoon

This steel cut oats recipe is sweetened naturally (unless you add chocolate chips!), so you can feel good about eating this healthy breakfast recipe. Bonus: Don’t own an Instant Pot? No problem; it can be made on the stove.

Vegan Make-Ahead Lunches and Dinners

Making vegan meal prep lunches and dinners shouldn’t be complicated. The following recipes are all simple to make, satisfying, and not the kinda food you’ll easily get bored with.

6. Tomato Risotto with Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables from Wallflower Kitchen

vegan tomato risotto in a bowl with a fork

This lovely vegan risotto recipe comes together easily. Roasting the veggies maximizes their flavor! Arborio rice is naturally creamy, so you are guaranteed to love every bite of this dish.

7. Mediterranean Quinoa Meal Prep Bowls from Salt & Lavender

close-up of four glass meal prep glass bowls with Mediterranean quinoa, hummus, and vegetables

These Mediterranean meal prep bowls come together fast and are basically vegan Greek salads to go. The quinoa, chickpeas, and hummus make these filling. These bowls are full of good fats and lean proteins.

8. One Pot Vegan Pasta with  a Spicy Sun-dried Tomato Sauce from The Endless Meal

one pot vegan pasta in a skillet with a wooden serving spoon

This hearty vegan pasta recipe serves 6, making it the perfect thing to cook on Sunday night for meals during the week. That breadcrumb topping is to die for!

9. Spanish Beans with Tomatoes from Veggie Desserts

spanish beans with tomatoes in a skillet

This Spanish beans recipe has sweet and smoky spices and is ready in only 20 minutes. And that photo is making my mouth water.

10. Vegan Moroccan Lunch Bowls from Occasionally Eggs

vegan moroccan lunch bowl with chickpeas

How gorgeous are these vegan Moroccan lunch bowls? They’re packed with good stuff like sweet potatoes, quinoa, and chickpeas.

11. Vegan Mushroom Goulash from Maria Ushakova

vegan mushroom goulash in a pot with a wooden serving spoon

This vegan mushroom goulash recipe can be served over healthy grains such as buckwheat or quinoa, and it doubles as a pasta sauce. Make a big batch on this on meal prep Sunday and you’re covered.

12. Fresh & Easy Green Lentil Salad from Salt & Lavender

close-up of green lentil salad with tomatoes and cucumber in a bowl

This vegan lentil salad recipe is chock full of good stuff – red peppers, cucumber, red onions, capers, and parsley. It’s easy to make and fills you right up.

13. Vegan Fried Rice with Tempeh from Chef de Home

vegan fried rice with tempeh in a bowl with lime garnish

Who doesn’t love fried rice? This veganized version looks awesome.

14. Vegan Tortilla Soup from Vegetarian Gastronomy

white bowl with vegan tortilla soup

You’ll love this meatless twist on the southwest favorite! This version has all your favorite flavors and is family-tested.

15. Lentil Chickpea Yellow Curry from Contentedness Cooking

lentil chickpea curry in two bowls beside rice

This yellow curry recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and has only 6 ingredients. How easy is that?

16. Southwest Sweet Potato Vegan Meal Prep Bowls from Salt & Lavender

close-up of vegan sweet potato vegan meal prep in glass container

Roasted sweet potatoes, corn, and black beans are the highlight of these vegan Tex-Mex meal prep bowls. They come together in about 45 minutes – that’s not bad for 4 meals!

17. Kale and Quinoa Tabouli Salad from Two Healthy Kitchens

vegan tabouli salad in two bowl with a fork and pita bread

This kale salad recipe has bright, bold flavors, and is super easy to make!

18. White Bean Vegan Chili from Bakerita

a pot of vegan white bean chili beside two bowls of white bean chili and a spoon

This vegan chili recipe is hearty and filling. Trust me, no one will miss the meat in this one. It has just the amount of kick, and you will enjoy this chili all week!

19. Sheet Pan Buddha Bowls with Turmeric Tahini Dressing from The Girl on Bloor

two sheet pan Buddha bowls with forks

These meal prep Buddha Bowls hit all the right notes between the nutrient-packed ingredients and the combination of textures and flavors. You’ll have these on repeat!

20. Instant Pot Spinach Mushroom Pasta from Green Scheme

Instant Pot vegan spinach mushroom pasta in a pot

This classic flavor combo can be prepared right in your Instant Pot with plenty of delicious leftovers for meal prep!

21. Vegan Masoor Dal from Masala Herb

vegan dal in a pot beside a plate of dal over rice

Love Indian food? You should really give this dal recipe a try. This comfort food only takes 20 minutes to make!

22. One Pan Mexican Quinoa from Vegan Heaven

pan of Mexican quinoa with avocado slices and lime

This vegan Mexican quinoa recipe is unsurprisingly super popular. Give it a try… it’s fast and easy!

23. Vegan Mexican Vegetable Stew from Baking Mischief

vegan mexican vegetable stew in a white dish with a spoon

This Mexican veggie stew is a flavor-packed low-calorie recipe that you will be itching to reheat throughout the week. The tomato broth is slightly spicy, and the potatoes, corn, and carrots will melt in your mouth.

24. Vegan Lentil Chili from Peas and Crayons

vegan lentil chili in a bowl with a spoon and topped with sliced jalapenos

This vegan lentil chili recipe has stove-top, slow cooker, and Instant Pot options, so you’re covered! This chili is hearty and warming, and you can choose any number of toppings to give it even more kick.

25. Instant Pot Sweet Potato, Lentil, and Chickpea Soup from Supergolden Bakes

instant pot lentil and sweet potato soup in bowls

This vegan electric pressure cooker soup is hearty, healthy, and it’ll warm you up all week long!

26. Roasted Plantain and Black Bean Vegan Bowl from Minimalist Baker

vegan plantain and black bean bowl with a fork, avocado, and lime wedge

I love plantains, but I don’t eat them nearly often enough. This bowl is quick, easy, and perfect for meal prepping!

27. Southwest Couscous Salad from Savory Tooth

bowl with southwest couscous salad and a spoon

This summery southwest couscous salad is healthy and fresh! It uses everyday ingredients and comes together fast.

Vegan Make-Ahead Snacks

Meal prepping vegan snacks is a great way to eliminate mindless snacking from your day. Portion everything out for one snack, stick to it, and you will feel super organized.

28. Red Pepper Walnut Dip (Muhammara) from Fox & Briar

Muhammara walnut dip in a bowl with crackers

This tasty dip is filled with nutrients, proteins, and healthy fats. You can have it as a snack or take it with some veggies, crackers, and/or pita bread and you’ve got a delicious light lunch.

29. No Cook Vegan Bento Snack Boxes from Sweet Peas & Saffron

four glass containers with vegan bento snack box recipe

These cute and creative vegan snack boxes are an easy and healthy snack option that will get your through that mid-afternoon slump!

30. Maca Peanut Butter Energy Balls from Fit Mitten Kitchen

white bowl with several peanut butter energy balls

These vegan peanut butter energy balls will keep you going all week – the recipe makes 24 balls so you’ll have a wonderful healthy snack whenever you need it. They’re also naturally gluten-free.

Will you try any of these easy vegan meal prep recipes? Which is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below!


Hi! Iā€™m Natasha.

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12 Comments

  1. Love this list of ideas, Natasha! Thanks for including my vegan veggie stew. I can’t wait to try some of these, especially your quinoa bowls and that zucchini bread!

  2. So many amazing recipes! I don’t even know where to start. But that Moroccan bowl is really singing to me. Thanks for including my Spanish beans!

  3. I love meal prep recipes that allow me to make a huge, delicious batch … and then sit back and relax, knowing that I have multiple meals covered! Yay! šŸ˜€ This is a seriously gorgeous line-up, too – so much inspiration! Thanks bunches for including our Kale and Quinoa Tabouli – delighted to be included! šŸ™‚

    1. You’re very welcome, Shelley! I agree, I definitely feel accomplished when I am able to prep some food for the week haha.