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113 Vegan Meal Prep Ideas

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Meal prepping has never been easier! This list of easy, vegan meal prep recipes is the best and has ideas that are perfect for vegan breakfast, great snacks, delicious vegan recipes for lunch, and nutritious food that will last you the entire week. These easy meals are high-protein, made with fresh fruit, whole grains, our favorite veggies, and other fresh ingredients! You will find something for the entire family on this list of delicious vegan recipes.

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When it comes to healthy meal prep recipes, we love to make sure we have plenty of dishes to serve the family whenever we are trying to save on time and money. These vegan meal prep ideas are cheap, perfect for the freezer, easy enough for beginners, and great for breakfast, meal prep bowls for lunch, and easy plant-based dinners at home.

From low-carb to gluten-free recipes, these easy vegan meal prep recipes are filled with different ways to prepare simple ingredients like sweet potatoes, black beans, overnight oats, pasta sauces, and more. You will find the perfect recipe from this list of healthy vegan meal prep ideas to suit your vegan breakfast or side dishes that is not only delicious but nutrient-dense, too!

We are always looking for new ways to make preparing meals a little easier – especially for the kids. The best thing about meal prep is that you make a big batch of whatever you are preparing, then serve it in different ways throughout the week. Although meal prepping may seem like a lot of hard work, it is a very easy way to cut down on time in the kitchen in the long run and allows you to spend more time with your family.

You will find 113 meal prep ideas in this list of recipes! There are so many different types of recipes to choose from which range from all types of cuisines.

How Do Vegans Meal Prep For A Week?

With just a few steps and some extra time, anyone can meal prep for the week! Here are some meal prep tips to get started:

  • Invest in meal prep containers that are plastic, glass, or mason jars.
  • Use an Instant Pot, slow cooker, or air fryer while you meal prep so you prepare several recipes at once.
  • Make zoodles for gluten-free noodle options like zucchini noodles.
  • Use peanut butter or other nut butters like cashew butter, almond butter, or pistachio butter.
  • Prepare different recipes from canned beans like black beans, garbanzo or chick peas, kidney beans, navy beans, etc. You can use dried or canned beans.
  • Chop up a bunch of fresh veggies and fruit to store in the refrigerator to have as snacks throughout the week.
  • Stock up on different nuts and seeds such as sunflower seeds, cashews, peanuts, almonds, etc.
  • Make dairy-free milk at home like oat milk, almond milk, or cashew milk.
  • Keep dried goods in the pantry such as pasta, rice, quinoa, dried fruit, and other grains.

Why You’ll Love These Recipes

  • Great for vegans and those who are wanting to eat less meat!
  • Many of these recipes have no added sugar or can easily be made without it.
  • These vegan meals are filled with delicious foods!
  • Prep at beginning of the week and eat all week long!
  • This list of plant-based easy recipes contains foods that are healthy, fiber-packed, dairy-free, and filled with protein.
  • Great for the entire family!
  • Best healthy vegan recipes ever!

113 Vegan Meal Prep Ideas

This list of vegan meal prep ideas is guaranteed to give you inspiration for months to come! Feel free to mix and match recipes from this list and customize them to your tastes and preferences!

Breakfast Meal Prep Recipes

Vegan Bagels

These easy vegan bagels will satisfy even dedicated bagel lovers! This bagel recipe is super simple and delightfully chewy – just how bagels should be! Serve bagels with vegan cream cheese, hummus, and fresh veggies or make sandwiches with them!

homemade healthy easy vegan bagels recipe on a baking sheet

Vegan Graham Crackers

This recipe for vegan graham crackers is the best! These graham crackers are the perfect amount of crunchy with sweet flavors. Delicious with nut butter and fruit, crumbled up with desserts, vegan s’mores, and just having around as snacks!

easy healthy homemade vegan graham crackers recipe on a wire rack

Vegan Pumpkin Bread

This soft and moist vegan pumpkin bread is filled with amazing warm aromatic flavors that scream autumn. So easy to make in less than an hour, this baked bread is perfect for a sweet breakfast, dessert, or snack. Prepare more than one loaf at freeze the others for later!

healthy easy vegan pumpkin bread gluten free - on a white background with pumpkin seeds on top

Vegan French Toast Recipe

French toast is super easy to meal prep! Simpy prepare a batch of French toast slices all at once and store the leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will be so easy to grab some French toast out of the fridge and reheat for a quick breakfast at at home!

healthy easy dairy free vegan french toast recipe on a white plate with berries and powdered sugar

High-Protein Granola

Just use maple syrup instead of honey in this easy recipe to keep it fully vegan! Granola is perfect for keeping around as a healthy snack at home. We like to make some of this sweet granola to store in airtight containers in the pantry! Granola is delicious with vegan yogurt, dairy-free milk, vegan ice cream, and other yummy things.

homemade easy gluten free high protein granola recipe on a baking sheet

Vegan Baked Oatmeal Recipe with Berries

Get creative and switch up different berries for this vegan baked oatmeal recipe. Baked oatmeal is full of fiber and protein and is a perfect breakfast option for meal prep. You can freeze the leftovers and enjoy this baked oatmeal either warm or cold.

vegan baked oatmeal topped with berries in a casserole dish, fresh out of the oven

Sweet Potato Casserole

Vegan sweet potato casserole is great to make ahead of time to enjoy as a yummy breakfast, a great side dish, or snack at home. Completely dairy-free and filled with delightful notes of cinnamon, pecans, and sweetener.

healthy easy vegan sweet potato casserole recipe in a white baking dish

Matcha Muffins

To make these matcha tea muffins vegan friendly, simply substitute the egg with ¼ cup apple sauce and add an additional ½ tsp of baking powder to the original recipe (total of 1½ tsp baking powder). You can substitute the eggs with flax eggs, too.

easy healthy matcha muffins recipe on a white plate with lemon frosting

Fried Potatoes and Onions with Rosemary

Savory fried potatoes are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and can be prepared in different ways! Add some vegan parmesan for extra flavor or use different herbs. Potatoes will last in the refrigerator for a few days for you to simply grab and reheat!

fried potatoes and onions served on a white plate with rosemary on top

Healthy Vegan Pop Tarts

Flaky, sweet, vegan pop tarts are a wonderful option for kids’ breakfasts and snacks. These healthy pop tarts are made with a sweet strawberry jam filling and topped with a smooth glaze. We like to keep these on hand to pop in the oven or toaster whenever we have a sweet tooth!

healthy homemade vegan pop tarts with strawberry filling with rainbow sprinkles and coconut yogurt icing

Apple Cider Pancakes

Fluffy apple cinnamon pancakes are healthy and filling! To make these pancakes vegan, you’ll have to make two substitutions: Use extra virgin olive oil instead of the butter and use flax eggs in place of the eggs in this recipe. Pancakes are freezer-friendly and so easy to grab from the fridge on those busy mornings!

stacked apple cinnamon pancakes on white plate, with diced apple compote on top

Quinoa Oatmeal

Hearty and filling quinoa oatmeal is nutty and filled with light fresh flavors. Use your favorite dairy-free milk and maple syrup to round up this healthier oatmeal. Quinoa oatmeal is great for leftovers!

Quinoa Oatmeal with Nuts Milk and Berries, served in a blue bowl

Mini Pancakes

These mini silver dollar pancakes are a must! Make a batch of these soft pancakes to keep in the fridge and freezer until you’re ready to enjoy them again. Make breakfast at home easy–especially before school or work!

thick and fluffy mini pancakes - silver dollar pancakes recipe on a white plate with fresh fruit

Banana Breakfast Cookies

Chewy banana breakfast cookies are naturally sweet and filled with nutritious ingredients. Use ground flaxseed or chia seeds to make a flax egg or chia seed egg instead of the egg whites. You’ll need two flax eggs to replace the egg whites in this recipe. You’ll love the sweet notes of dried cranberries and raisins!

Breakfast Cookie Recipe: A stack of banana Breakfast Cookies on a white plate

Vegan Banana Bread Recipe

Moist and dense vegan banana bread is sweet and filled with comforting flavors. Keep the banana bread slices around to enjoy as breakfast throughout the week and freeze any remaining slices for next time. Be sure to thaw the bread before reheating!

vegan banana bread recipe without butter served on a grey cutting board with a glass of milk

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream (Healthy)

This chocolate banana nice cream is the perfect blend of sweet, creamy, and smooth. Rich chocolate flavors are mixed with fresh sweet banana flavors for a delicious combination. Top with nuts and dairy-free chocolate chips for extra crunch. We usually always have some of this ice cream in the freezer for dessert or breakfast!

healthy Chocolate Banana Ice Cream Recipe in a black bowl

Healthy Apple and Carrot Muffins

These sweet and spicy carrot and apple muffins are so delicious and healthy. Use flax eggs in place of real eggs to keep these muffins vegan and use whatever types of apples you have! This recipe is great for whenever you need to use up any carrots and have snack planned for the week.

bite taken out of healthy apple muffins

Chocolate Oatmeal

Rich and smooth chocolate oatmeal tastes just like your favorite chocolate milk mixed with soft oats. Oatmeal is great for meal prep and will last in the refrigerator for days! Enjoy the oatmeal either warm or cold!

A spoon in a bowl of dark chocolate oatmeal

Spicy Oatmeal (Masala Oats)

This Indian-inspired oatmeal is inspired by kheer pudding and is filled with classic aromatic spices such as saffron, turmeric, cinnamon, and more. A healthy option for breakfast and even more delicious with almonds.

Spicy Oatmeal Recipe (Masala Oats) with saffron in a white bowl

Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Sweet oatmeal cookies are easy to make for meal prep and are perfect for freezing, too. Healthy cookies can be a great snack when you need something sweet to munch on, and when you need to make sure lunchboxes are full!

healthy oatmeal raisin cookies stacked on a white plate

Vegan Nutella

This sweet and creamy Nutella is great for having around at home! This recipe is super easy to prepare and tastes delicious with fruit, bagels, toast, and more.

vegan nutella with hazelnuts and dark chocolate, served on a wooden cutting board

Banana Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

These protein-rich overnight oats are the key to simple breakfasts. Prepare a handful of jars filled with overnight oats one night at home and keep the jars in the fridge for quick breakfasts!

peanut butter overnight oats in a mason jar with strawberries and bananas

Strawberries and Cream Oatmeal

If you love strawberries, then you will love this creamy oatmeal recipe. Sweet and healthy, this filling oatmeal is another great breakfast option for meal prep whenever you have a lot of oats to use up.

strawberries and cream oatmeal, strawberry oatmeal in a white bowl

Banana Bread Oatmeal

Banana lovers will love this sweet and healthy oatmeal recipe. The longer the oatmeal sits, the creamier it gets!

A spoon in a bowl of banana bread oatmeal

Healthy Chocolate Chip Bread

Be sure to use vegan yogurt to keep this sweet bread vegan! Healthy chocolate chip bread is freezer-friendly and so easy to make at home for delicious breakfast or dessert recipes.

healthy chocolate chip banana bread slices stacked on top of each other on a white plate

Healthy Flapjacks with Fruits, Nuts, and Seeds

These nutty flapjacks are healthy, gluten-free, and great for keeping around as snacks or easy breakfasts. You will love this recipe because it is freezer-friendly, too!

homemade healthy flapjacks, cut into squares and pictured on a sheet of parchment paper

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Making this healthy biscuit recipe vegan is super easy! Just replace the buttermilk with vegan sour cream (or plain, unsweetened vegan yogurt) + water. Use ¾ cup vegan sour cream (or yogurt) mixed with ¼ cup water, whisk together, and then use just ¾ of that combined mixture for this recipe.

Sweet potato biscuits are soft, fluffy, and delicious for breakfast or dinner.

low calorie healthy biscuits made with sweet potato, stacked against a yellow and white background

Southwestern Tofu Scramble

Use dairy-free cheese or omit to keep this scramble vegan! Tofu scramble is great for making ahead of time and using any fresh veggies you may have from the fridge. Filling and savory!

tofu scramble topped with tomatoes, salsa, green onions in a blue bowl

Banana Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter

Sweet banana oatmeal cookies are filled with protein and so easy to make for meal prep. Just grab and go for a healthy filling snack!

vegan peanut butter banana oatmeal cookies served on a white plate, topped with chocolate chips

Low Calorie Granola

This healthy granola recipe is another great option to keep in the pantry. Granola is great for cereal, granola bars, yogurt, and more!

low calorie Granola served in a bowl with fresh berries

Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary

These roasted potatoes are simple but full of fresh flavor. Rosemary gives these potatoes extra yumminess but can be swapped with other fresh herbs.

vegan roasted potatoes in a white bowl with rosemary

Spicy Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Use vegan cheese or omit for this sweet potato breakfast hash. Potato breakfast hash recipes are perfect for making ahead of time and great for reheating for breakfast!

Sweet potato breakfast hash served in a bowl with a fork

Vegan Smoothies

Smoothies are perfect for meal prep because you can portion out all of your fruit and veggies in individual bags or containers, freeze until ready to use, then just throw in the blender with the other necessary ingredients!

Broccoli Smoothie

This antioxidant-rich smoothie is made with tropical mango and banana for natural sweet flavors. Use dairy-free yogurt to keep it vegan and enjoy. It’s one of the best vegan meal prep recipes because you can literally prep once and eat 5 times!

easy healthy vegan gluten free broccoli smoothie recipe with banana in a glass

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This sweet smoothie is full of fresh fruity flavors! If you love strawberry and banana, you’ll love this smoothie!

strawberry and banana smoothie in a glass mason jar with a straw

Banana Peach Smoothie

Bright and sweet banana peach smoothie is so delicious! Use vegan yogurt to keep it dairy-free and enjoy this smoothie whenever you need a punch.

A banana peach smoothie garnished with a peach slice

Kale Smoothie

This kale smoothie is loaded with iron and great for whenever you want to sip on something detoxifying. Made with apples, pears, almond butter, and almond milk: yum!

kale smoothie in a glass against a white background with a green and white straw

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Bowl

In the mood for pumpkin pie? You will love this spiced sweet pumpkin pie smoothie bowl. Freeze the ingredients until ready to use!

pumpkin smoothie bowl - pumpkin spice latte smoothie bowl, with pumpkin seeds and cranberries on top, top view

Mixed Berry Smoothie

This simple berry smoothie is tasty, creamy, and contains no added sugar! Naturally sweet and full of antioxidants, this smoothie makes a healthy breakfast breakfast, snack, or dessert. Even for kids!

berry smoothie in a glass with a metal straw

Meal Prep Ideas For Snacks And Appetizers

Pumpkin Seed Butter

Creamy, sweet, pumpkin seed butter is filled with healthy protein and fats for a filling snack. Serve this homemade seed butter with toast, apple slices, bagels, crackers, and more.

easy healthy vegan homemade pumpkin seed butter recipe spread on toast with fresh apple slices on top

Parmesan Truffle Fries

Use vegan parmesan to keep these fries cheesy but plant-based! These crispy fries are easy to make in bulk to keep in the fridge throughout the week.

crispy easy homemade baked parmesan truffle fries recipe with garlic

Rice Krispie Pumpkin Treats

These chewy and sweet Rice Krispie Treats are filled with notes of pumpkin! Make a batch of these treats to keep on hand for a quick dessert or snack throughout the week.

side view of vegan rice krispie pumpkin treats with pumpkin spice on a white platter

Air Fryer Banana Chips

These crunchy air fryer banana chips are so easy to make! We love to prepare a large batch to keep in the pantry to munch on while we’re home! Great for lunchboxes, too!

healthy easy air fryer banana chips in a white bowl

Parmesan Kale Chips with Garlic

Crispy kale chips are great to make for easy snacks. Use vegan parmesan or omit–your choice!

Garlic Parmesan Oven Baked Kale Chip Recipe in a white bowl

Air Fryer Jicama Fries

These savory and tender crispy fries are everything you could ever hope for. Made in the air fryer, this easy recipe is a must for meal prep.

healthy easy air fryer jicama fries in a white serving dish

Air Fryer Pizza Rolls

These homemade air fryer pizza rolls are great for meal prep because the kids will love them! Ready to reheat within minutes, this quick recipe is great for pizza lovers. Use dairy-free cheese!

air fryer pizza rolls topped with basil on a cutting board

Healthy Cornbread Recipe

Substitute the milk for non-dairy milk such as almond milk, or soy milk, remove the eggs and substitute with ½ cup of apple sauce, an additional teaspoon of baking powder (3 tsp total), and ¼ cup of sugar instead of honey. You can use flax eggs instead of applesauce by mixing flax meal and water together and letting sit for five minutes.

You can make a batch of cornbread to enjoy with your meals throughout the week and freeze individual squares for later!

quick healthy cornbread recipe cut into cubes

Rich with dark chocolate chips, this edible vegan cookie dough is a tasty treat that will be hard to stay away from! Prepare a large serving of this cookie dough to keep in the refrigerator or freezer!

healthy cookie dough recipe in a glass jar

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips

Crispy air fryer tortilla chips are easy to make using tortillas and take no time to cook! Serve these chips with soups, dips, salsa, hummus, guacamole, vegan queso, and more.

air fryer tortilla chips served with guacamole on a white plate

Chocolate Truffles Recipe with Dates

Rich with protein and healthy flavors, these chocolate truffles are sweetened with dates and great for breakfast or snacks. Pop these truffles in the freezer to enjoy later!

vegan chocolate truffles in a white bowl with blue napkin

Gooey Mug Cake (Two Ways!)

Make some servings of this gooey mug cake with either chocolate, vanilla, or peanut butter flavors. Mug cakes are great for whenever you don’t want to make an entire cake!

chocolate vegan mug cake served in a white mug with chocolate chips on top

No Bake Healthy Date Bars (Homemade Lara Bar Recipe)

These freezer-friendly bars are no-bake and taste just like a homemade Lara bar. Chewy, sweet, and nutritious, these date bars are the perfect solutions to easy snacks and morning hunger!

No Bake Healthy Date Bars Homemade Lara Bar Recipe on a white parchment paper

Air Fryer Frozen French Fries

Frozen french fries are easy to prepare for meal prep whenever you are looking for something with minimal steps and ingredients. Just place these fries in the air fryer basket and cook until crispy!

air fryer frozen french fries on a plate with ketchup

Chocolate Banana Muffins

Soft chocolate banana muffins are delicious for breakfast and dessert and store well in the freezer. To make these muffins vegan, use melted coconut oil instead of the butter (as a 1:1 replacement), use 1 flax egg in place of the regular egg, and use unsweetened almond milk instead of regular milk. Make sure your chocolate chips are dairy-free as well.

Chocolate Banana Muffin on a blue napkin with milk and muffins in the background

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Filled with classic chocolate chip cookie flavors, these healthier cookies are easy to make and great for having on hand whenever you need something sweet.

healthy chocolate chip cookies stacked on a cutting board, with one cookie broken for a closeup inside

Date Balls Recipe

These healthy date balls are filled with protein and sweet flavors that are yummy and filling. Make a batch of these energy balls for meal prep!

date balls on a white platter

Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Making chocolate pudding at home is super easy and simple to store in the refrigerator to have for later. Rich with chocolate and creamy textures.

healthy chocolate pudding served in white bowls topped with chocolate shavings

Gooey and Delicious Vegan S’mores

Assemble a bunch of s’mores at once and reheat them in the air fryer or oven to enjoy the deliciously warm and crispy flavors later.

vegan smores stacked on top of a wooden cutting board

Guacamole Recipe with Edamame

This guacamole recipe with made with edamame beans so it is naturally filled with healthy plant-based protein and flavors. You’ll love this fresh dip!

vegan guacamole with tortilla chips in a white bowl

Mexican Fruit Salad

Sweet and fruity fresh flavors are filled in this Mexican fruit salad recipe. Tropical and bright, you will love this recipe because it is filled with the tastiest fruit out there!

Fruit Salad with cubed melon, mango, jicama, dragon fruit, lime juice, and a hint of spicy chili - served in a blue bowl

Air Fryer Tofu with Vegan Ranch Sauce

Crispy air fryer tofu is the best and is perfect to reheat for a healthy lunch or dinner throughout the week whenever you’re wanting something simple and effortless. The vegan ranch is the best part!

air fryer tofu in a blue bowl with spices and a napkin on the side, side view

Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Spicy and bold, these cauliflower “wings” are made with cauliflower florets and filled with the best buffalo flavors. Make a large batch of this plant-based recipe whenever you need some extra heat. Serve with your favorite vegan blue cheese or vegan ranch from above.

crispy easy vegan air fryer buffalo cauliflower wings recipe in a bowl

Chocolate Mousse

This creamy, sugar-free, chocolate mousse is healthier than your average chocolate recipe! Rich with protein, chocolate, nutty flavors, and fresh fruit, this healthy dessert is perfect to have on hand for whenever you need a late night snack.

vegan chocolate mousse topped with raspberries served in a glass bowl

Gluten-Free Brownies

You’ll never believe these fudgy brownies are made with black beans! These rich and chewy brownies are perfectly moist and simple to make. Use flax eggs to keep them vegan and freeze any leftovers in the freezer!

delicious, flourless, gluten free brownies against a white background

No-Bake Peanut Butter Balls

Nutty peanut butter balls are made with protein, oats, dairy-free chocolate chips, and a sweetener for healthy delicious flavors. Energy balls can be frozen and can last a week or two in the refrigerator!

No Bake Peanut Butter Balls placed on a white platter

Tahini Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips

These oatmeal cookies are made with tahini and rich chocolate chips for a healthy cookie recipe! Tahini adds a bit of nutritional value to these cookies!

Vegan Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips stacked on a wire rack

Homemade Guacamole

Chunky and fresh homemade guacamole is super easy to make and delicious with your favorite tortilla chips and veggies! You can keep a batch of guacamole in the refrigerator for only two to three days to be sure to quickly enjoy it!

guacamole in a bowl with a chip

Air Fryer Frozen Tater Tots

Tater tots are the perfect snacks for those who love potatoes and want something simple. Perfectly crispy and fluffy, these potato puffs are great for making in bulk to reheat throughout the week.

air fryer frozen tater tots served with ketchup

Black Bean Quinoa Cakes

Quinoa cakes made with black beans are full of protein and a great gluten-free option for lunch or dinner. Omit the feta for vegan quinoa cakes or use your favorite vegan feta cheese. You can enjoy these quinoa cakes in several ways throughout the week!

Black Bean Quinoa Cakes topped with salsa, served on a white plate

Grape Salad

Fresh grape salad is perfect for meal prep! Use maple syrup in place of the honey and leave the cheese out for a vegan grape salad recipe. You can enjoy grape salad for breakfast, snack, lunch, or even dessert.

recipe for grape salad with avocado and cojita cheese in a white bowl

Mashed Potato Cakes

Fluffy masked potato cakes are easy to make with kale and onions. If you have leftover mashed potatoes, then you can easily turn them into potato cakes! Be sure to use dairy-free ingredients to keep them vegan!

mashed potato fritters with onions and kale, served on a white plate, top view

Lunch And Dinner Vegan Meals For Meal Prep

Baked Asparagus

Tender baked asparagus is a great healthy option to keep on hand in the refrigerator. Crunchy and flavorful, fresh asparagus is filled with lots of nutrients and plant power your body loves! Use vegan parmesan cheese or leave it off entirely.

one serving of easy cheesy baked asparagus recipe with mozzarella, parmesan and tomatoes on a white plate

Mushroom Soup without Cream

This light and creamy mushroom soup is made without cream but with milk instead. Use your favorite dairy-free milk for this tasty and aromatic soup filled with chunks of tender earthy mushrooms. Freezer-friendly, too!

easy homemade healthy mushroom soup without cream in a white bowl

Zucchini Pizza Boats

The pizza lovers out there will love this gluten-free zucchini recipe. Prepare the zucchini ahead of time and assemble the boats just before serving to prevent the zucchini from getting soggy. Use vegan mozzarella cheese!

easy healthy vegetarian low carb zucchini pizza boats recipe on a white tray

Keto Marinara Sauce

This sugar-free marinara sauce is great to have on hand in the refrigerator for all of your favorite vegan pizza and pasta recipes. Made with fresh tomatoes and herbs, this robust and flavorful tomato sauce is the best and freezes well, too!

easy healthy low carb keto marinara sauce recipe served in a white bowl

Indian Vegetables

Crunchy colorful vegetables such as green beans, corn, carrots, and peas are mixed with warm Indian spices that deliver so much flavor. Cooked vegetables are great to make for meal prep because you can serve them with a variety of things such as brown rice, tortillas, soups, casseroles, or just by themselves.

indian vegetables served in a stainless steel pot with naan and rice on the side

Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

This pumpkin and sweet potato is creamy and sweet and so easy to make. Vibrant and healthy, this soup is loaded with fresh ingredients and great for storing in the freezer for later.

pumpkin and sweet potato soup, served in a blue bowl, topped with fresh herbs and coconut cream

Instant Pot Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

Instant Pot broccoli and cheddar soup is a classic soup recipe that is just so nourishing and comforting! Use vegan cheddar and almond or coconut milk in place of the heavy cream to keep it 100% vegan. Soups are great for freezing so you can easily freeze this soup, too!

easy healthy instant pot broccoli cheddar soup recipe in a white bowl

Pinto Bean Casserole

This recipe is filled with healthy plant protein, loaded with yummy Mexican flavors, and filled with spices like cumin and chili powder! Use vegan sour cream or yogurt for this yummy casserole and enjoy the leftovers because they are even more delicious.

easy healthy pinto bean casserole recipe in a pan - vegetarian and gluten free

Curried Butternut Squash (Creamy)

Sweet butternut squash is filled with warm curry flavors that are balanced with a nutty sweetness. Butternut squash is easy to make in bulk and great for the leftovers, too.

creamy butternut squash soup with coconut milk, cilantro and crushed nuts served in a black bowl

Instant Pot Tomato Soup

This classic tomato soup recipe is hearty, great for cold weather, and perfect with a vegan grilled cheese or vegan garlic bread. Use unsweetened coconut milk for the cream and be sure to freeze any leftovers. This soup is a must!

easy instant pot tomato soup (keto tomato soup) with basil and cream served in a black bowl

Pesto Pasta with Basil

Fresh pesto pasta is made with bright basil and is the perfect option for an easy lunch or dinner. Pasta recipes are great for making in bulk because the leftovers are so tasty! Use vegan cheeses or omit entirely.

vegetarian pesto pasta recipe with spinach, basil and pine nuts on a white plate

Garbanzo Bean Soup

Made with chickpeas or garbanzo beans, this hearty protein-rich soup is super simpe to make and great for meal prep! Portion the soup in individual containers to freeze for later or store in the refrigerator. Be sure to use vegan parmesan cheese!

italian garbanzo bean soup

Sweet Potato Cauliflower Curry

This recipe is a great way to get some fresh veggies like sweet potatoes and cauliflower that are cooked until tender. The curry spices bring these veggies to a whole new level!

sweet potato cauliflower curry with sweet potatoes topped with cilantro, served on a white plate

Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese

Make some servings of this garlic bread grilled cheese to get ahead on lunch for the week! Use your favorite vegan cheeses.

garlic bread grilled cheese cut in half and stacked

Spicy Cauliflower Soup with Curry

This cauliflower soup is spicy and creamy! Soup is one of the best vegan meal prep ideas you can make because it only tastes better the longer it sits in the fridge. The curry flavors are rich and pungent in this soup and taste so delicious for whenever you are craving something warm and hearty.

spicy cauliflower soup, topped with crushed cashews and cilantro, served in a white bowl

Lentil Quesadillas

These lentil quesadillas are rich with healthy protein and veggies for whenever you are wanting something a little more nutritional! Use your favorite vegan cheese!

vegetarian quesadillas with cumin and lentils, served with pico de gallo on a grey plate

Cucumber Gazpacho

Refreshing and creamy cucumber gazpacho is a traditional Mexican recipe that is filled with fresh ingredients. Super easy to make and great for lunch or dinner! Freezer-friendly, too!

cucumber gazpacho served in a white bowl, garnished with cucumber slices

BBQ Flatbead (Black Bean Pizza)

This hearty and tasty flatbread is made with BBQ sauce, corn, black beans, and tomatoes for yummy flavors! Use vegan cheese or omit and make sure the pizza dough is vegan.

A slice of black bean and red pepper pizza on a white plate - bbq flatbread pizza

Vegan Quesadillas

These vegan quesadillas are easy to make and perfect for lunch or dinner. Use your favorite tortillas and stuff them with your favorite fresh ingredients like butternut squash and kale. Quesadillas are freezer-friendly, too!

vegan quesadillas made with butternut squash and kale topped with pico de gallo on a cutting board

Black Bean Fajitas

Flavorful and bright black bean fajitas are an easy plant-based option for meal prep! Prepare the fajita mixture and store separately from the tortillas in the refrigerator until ready to serve!

black bean fajitas topped with fresh cilantro and lime on a white plate

Veggie Quesadillas

Veggie quesadillas are super easy to make and made simple healthy ingredient slike corn, bell peppers, and black beans. Use dairy-free cheese and cook these quesadillas until crispy! Quesadillas are super easy to reheat in the air fryer, microwave, or oven.

veggie quesadilla recipe -  black beans tomato corn quesadilla served with cold beer salsa and yogurt dip sause on dark wooden background.

Instant Pot Quinoa

Fluffy Instant Pot quinoa is easy to prepare and ready within minutes. Quinoa is a healthy option to have in the refrigrator for a quick lunch or dinner mixed with veggies and spices.

instant pot quinoa on a fork

Vegan Chorizo

Spicy and crumbly vegan chorizo is great to make in bulk because you can make so many things with it: tacos or taco bowls, burritos, quesadillas, enchiladas, burrito bowls, and more. Just store and reheat!

finished vegan chorizo in a skillet

Vegan BBQ Sauce

Smoky sweet BBQ sauce is the perfect sauce to have an abundance of because you can use it for vegan jackfruit BBQ, burgers, dipping sauces, marinades, and more. This BBQ sauce is the best!

vegan bbq sauce in a large bowl

White Bean Soup with Kale

This hearty white bean soup is made with kale, onions, celery, and more for delicious fragrant flavors. Serve this soup with vegan parmesan or omit. This soup is great for freezing!

white bean and kale soup, served in a white bowl, topped with parmesan cheese and spoon - top vie

Peanut Sauce for Noodles

Sticky sweet peanut sauce is great for all types of things including noodles, tofu, veggies, spring rolls, vegan sushi, and more. You can serve it with so much and keep the leftovers in the fridge or freezer.

peanut sauce for noodles - thai noodles with broccoli tofu and peanut sauce in a white bowl

Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

Rich and creamy mushroom stroganoff is the ultimate comfort pasta dish. Tender mushrooms are cooked with onions and veggie broth to create a delicious savory recipe. Use vegan cheese!

vegan mushroom stroganoff served in a blue bowl with garnishes on the side, top view

Veggie Shawarma with Marinated Tofu

This shawarma is loaded with veggies and made with marinated tofu that is so flavorful. Prepare the filling and store it separately from the wrap to prevent it from getting soggy.

veggie shawarma with marinated tofu, served on a tan plate

Cauliflower Sabji

Fresh cauliflower is mixed with bold spices and peas and carrots for a yummy Indian-style recipe. Cauliflower sabji is great to store in the refrigerator to serve with a variety of things such as rice, noodles, or this easy vegan red lentil dal!

cauliflower sabji in a stainless steel bowl with rice

Panang Curry with Tofu

This warm and flavorful panang curry is aromatic and made with the perfect blend of citrus, herbs, garlic, shallots, veggies, and a smooth silky broth. Delicious with rice!

vegan panang curry in a black bowl with fresh herbs and rice

Pinto Bean Soup

Creamy and savory pinto bean soup is super easy to make in one pot and served with soft pasta. Rich and hearty, this filling soup is delicious served warm with fresh parmesan cheese.

Chunky and Hearty Pinto Bean Soup in a white bowl, topped with parmesan cheese and pasta shells top view

Veggie Pizza Recipe

Veggie pizza is perfect for meal prep because it is easy to reheat and freeze. Make with your own variety of fresh veggies and use vegan cheese!

veggie pizza recipe topped with fresh veggies cheese and sauce served on a white plate

Instant Pot Lentils with Tahini

Bold with flavor, these Instant Pot lentils are made with nutty tahini, carrots, and red onions for fragrant notes! Easy to make and ready within minutes!

Instant Pot Lentils served with red onions and cilantro in a skillet

Indian Cabbage with Peas

Tender pungent cabbage is cooked with Indian spices and served with green peas for a healthy, gluten-free side dish. So easy to make and store!

Indian Cabbage or cabbage sabzi served in a white bowl

Pasta Primavera

Veggie-filled pasta primavera is a classic pasta dish made with flavorful ingredients. Made with zucchini, tomatoes, tender pasta, fresh basil, and more, you will love this easy dish! The leftovers are even better. Be sure to use vegan cheese or leave it out entirely!

vegan pasta primavera served on a white plate

Black Bean Quesadillas

Black bean quesadillas are easy to make for meal prep and stuffed with veggies like corn, peppers, and tomatoes. Quesadillas are great for easy lunches at home and for packing in lunchboxes for work or school. Use vegan cheese!

black bean quesadillas with corn and pepper jack cheese on a white plate

Tofu Broccoli with Sesame Noodles

Crunchy green broccoli is cooked with a yummy sesame noodles and flavorful tofu for an easy pasta dish you will love! These noodles are the perfect combo of healthy and comforting!

tofu and broccoli stir fry with sesame noodles on a white plate

Pumpkin Burgers with Black Beans

These hearty pumpkin burgers are easy to make and filled with so much protein! We like to make a batch of these black bean pumpkin patties to keep on hand in the refrigerator and freezer for easy lunches and dinners! You can do so much with them and they are so delicious!

pumpkin burgers on a white plate - black bean pumpkin burgers topped with spinach, tomato, cheese, onions, ketchup

Trader Joe’s Channa Masala

These tasty and mouthwatering channa masala is a classic recipe that is loaded with flavor! Made with cooked chickpeas and tomatoes and a yummy spiced sauce. It’s simple to make and is perfect for easy weeknight dinners!

trader joe's channa masala recipe topped with tomatoes and onions, served in a white bowl

Southwestern Quinoa Salad

Fluffy Southwestern quinoa salad is a healthy option for lunch or dinner. Make a batch of this quinoa to keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator to serve over fresh greens or as a base for easy vegetarian quinoa burrito bowls!

southwestern quinoa salad in a white bowl

Vegetable Stir Fry with Tofu

Fresh veggies are great to keep around and this stir fry is yummy with tasty tofu! Just reheat and serve these veggies with quinoa, rice, or noodles!

healthy vegetable stir fry recipe served in a white bowl with chopsticks

Healthy Indian Fried Rice

Fragrant Indian fried rice is a healthy recipe to keep around whenever you want a bowl of comfort and fresh veggies! Asparagus, bell peppers, and more are filled in this aromatic rice.

indian fried rice in a large pot

Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Black bean burrito bowls are esy to make and great for meal prepping! Make a batch of rice, black beans, salsa, and whatever else you want to assemble in a bowl with fresh ingredients like cilantro, lime, rice, and tomatoes. Use vegan sour cream or yogurt!

vegetarian burrito bowl with black beans, tortilla chips, corn, cheese and lime

Vegan Meal Prep FAQs

How long does vegan meal prep last?

These easy meal prep recipes can be made up to 4-5 days in advanced and stored in the fridge! If you want your meal prep to last longer, you can store most recipes in individually portioned airtight containers in the freezer for up to 3 months.

How do you keep meal prep fresh? How do you store prepared meals?

Here are some tips for storing prepared meals and keeping them fresh:
1) Let the dish cool completely before storing it. Then transfer to an airtight container and put in the fridge or freezer immediately after it has cooled.
2) Always pack in an airtight freezer safe container or ziptop bag.
3) For baked goods, separate each one with a layer of parchment paper before refrigerating or freezing and storing.

How do you reheat meal prepped foods?

To reheat from the fridge, typically the microwave or oven works well. If you’re microwaving it, I recommend reheating in 1 minute intervals until it’s the temperature you desire. In the oven, typically 10-20 minutes at 350 degrees will work. To reheat from frozen, I recommend defrosting in the fridge overnight, and then using either the microwave or oven to reheat.

Is meal prepping healthy?

Absolutely! Meal prepping is super healthy for a few reasons:
1) It allows you to eat whole food based recipes throughout the week instead of relying on fast food
2) You can control the portions and ingredients, allowing for low calorie and low sugar meals
3) Meal prepping usually involves lots of nutrient rich fruits, veggies, and lean protein – all of which store and reheat well – so it helps you make healthier choices without trying!

Final Thoughts

I hope you found some healthy vegan meal prep recipes to try from this post. Whether you’re following a vegan diet, want to eat more whole foods, or just want to learn more about meal prep, many of these recipes could be perfect for you!

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8 responses to “113 Vegan Meal Prep Ideas”

  1. This is great! I’m not vegan, but we try to eat a plant focused diet and this is an amazing list! Thanks for putting it together, planning our meals will be super easy this week!5 stars

  2. Wow I love this roundup!! Vegan pop tarts, are you kidding me??? I am saving this post for later because I know I am going to be making so many of these recipes!!5 stars

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