124 easy vegan meal prep recipes

easy vegan meal prep recipes

If you want hassle-free vegan meal prep recipes that’ll last you months, then you’ll love this guide.

I personally tried 124 of the easiest and best tasting vegan meal prep recipes around.

This list will set you up for the whole year!  It contains everything from breakfast to dinner (and even dessert).

Check it out and get meal prepping!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Breakfast

Lunch & Dinner

Dessert

Snacks

vegan breakfast recipes

They say that breakfast’s the most important meal of the day, so a dry piece of toast with a scoop of peanut butter smeared on top isn’t going to cut it.  Check out these vegan breakfast meal prep recipes to start your day energized and roaring to go!

1 – Vegan breakfast tacos from Minimalist Baker

Vegan breakfast tacos

Transport your taste buds to Mexico with these easy to make vegan breakfast tacos.  It’s a healthy way to get energized in the morning, and who doesn’t like tacos?

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 372 kcal

2 – Vegan “fry up” style English breakfast from BBC Good Food

Who says an English breakfast has to be greasy and unhealthy?  This one is packed with nutrients and serves up 644 calories, perfect if you’re bulking!  Get partitioned food containers for this one, otherwise, things could get messy.

Cook & prep time: 45 minutes

Calories: 644 kcal

3 – Breakfast scramble from Forks Over Knives

Most vegan breakfast scrambles are tofu-based.  Not this one!  This tasty cauliflower-based recipe takes you through most of the week with 6 nutrient-dense servings that keep well in the refrigerator.

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: N/A

4 – Peanut butter açai bowl from Half Baked Harvest

Vegan acai bowl recipe for meal prep

Yes, it’s as delicious as it sounds.  595 kcals and full to the brim with vitamins and nutrients, this’ll really set you up for the day ahead.  Keep the toppings in separate containers/partitions and sprinkle them on top before serving. 

Cook & prep time: 10 minutes

Calories: 595 kcal

5 – Scrambled tofu with tomatoes and chives from Vegan Heaven

This is the vegan answer to scrambled eggs.  The best part?  It’s easy to make, keeps will in the refrigerator, and tastes amazing.  Perfect for meal-prepping!

Cook & prep time: 10 minutes

Calories: 181 kcal

6 – Coconut & banana pancakes from BBC Good Food

This is a great alternative to savory breakfast options, and it’s low in calories too!  With coconut milk, and a passionfruit & banana topping, this is bound to keep your mornings interesting.  Follow this recipe for 8-10 servings that’ll get you through the week, and make sure to keep topping separate until you’re actually going to eat!

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: 179 kcal

7 – Blueberry smoothie granola bowls from Olive Magazine

Full of healthy fruit and crunchy granola, this smoothie bowl is the ideal vegan breakfast.  Store the toppings separately and keep the smoothie mixture nice and cold so that it stays fresh.

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 374 kcal

8 – Vegan Breakfast Casserole from From My Bowl

Vegan casserole for meal prepping

With just 5 ingredients, this amazing vegan meal prep option couldn’t be easier.  Also, it keeps fresh for 7 days in the refrigerator!

Cook & prep time: 55 minutes

Calories: N/A

9 – Mexican beans & avocado on toast from BBC Good Food

Ok, so you’ll have to toast a slice of bread before you start eating.  But the rest of it can be meal prepped!  Refrigerate the beans and avocado in separate containers, and here’s a Mexican pro tip for you:  keep sliced avocado fresh by squiring some fresh lemon over it.

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 368 kcal

10 – Vegan cereal from Vegan Heaven

Make a big batch of this super-healthy vegan cereal, grab your favorite plant-based milk or yogurt, some sliced fruit, and you’re ready to eat!  This can last for up to 6 months if you store it correctly!

Cook & prep time: 15 minutes

Calories: N/A

11 – Shamrock Vegan Breakfast Sandwich from Healthy Happy Life

You’ll need a little on-the-day prep for this one, namely with the English muffins.  Apart from that, the rest can be meal prepped and stored for later!  This is a great recipe for bulking, and the healthy fats from the avocado will keep you full all morning.

Cook & prep time:  15 minutes

Calories: 573 kcal

12 – Sweet potato breakfast bowl from Healthy Liv

This unique vegan breakfast bowl is perfect for breaking free from your morning routine of boring breakfasts.  It takes a while to cook the sweet potatoes, but once you have it all prepped and refrigerated, you’re sorted for the whole week!

Cook & prep time:  1 h 25 minutes

Calories: 356 kcal

13 – Tomato & mushroom pancakes from BBC Good Food

It’s hard to believe that the amazingly creamy tomato and mushroom sauce on these pancakes is dairy and egg-free!  The best thing about these pancakes is that they’re freezable, so you could even plan ahead for a few weeks of vegan breakfasts with this one.

Cook & prep time: 35 minutes

Calories: 609 kcal

14 – Honey-citrus salad with coconut from Jacked Vegans

Vegan fruit salad

This vegan meal prep recipe couldn’t be easier, and it couldn’t be lighter!  At just 122 calories per serving, it’s ideal for a weight-loss diet or if you’re just looking for a quick snack that doesn’t throw you off your nutritional goals for the day.

Cook & prep time: 10 minutes

Calories: 122 kcal

15 – Easy vegan chickpea omelet from Vegan Sandra

This super easy recipe tastes and smells amazing.  Perfect for awakening your senses first thing in the morning!  Serve it on a piece of wholegrain toast or with a side of avocado if you’re on a weight gain diet.

Cook & prep time: 5 minutes

Calories: n/a

16 – Strawberry chia overnight oats from Eat Yourself Skinny

Plan your week ahead, set a few minutes each night to making these overnight oats, and you’ll thank yourself every morning!  This recipe is full of protein and will keep you energized until lunch time.

Cook & prep time: 5 minutes

Calories: 261 kcal

17 – Grits bowl with avocado & baked tofu from Glue & Glitter

Avocado vegan grits bowl

Nutritious, flavorful, and easy to make.  This vegan recipe has all the hallmarks of a regular on your all-star breakfast team.  Follow the recipe correctly and you’ll be tastily rewarded!

Cook & prep time: 45 minutes

Calories: 358 kcal

18 – Vegan breakfast burritos from Minimalist Baker & Veggies Don’t Bite

Anyone reading this who’s looking to bulk up and pack on some lean muscle, this should be your go-to vegan meal-prep recipe.  With only 30 minutes of prep time, and mouthwatering burritos that’ll keep you energetic all week, you just can’t go wrong! 

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 713 kcal

19 – Blueberry oatmeal waffles from The Post Punk Kitchen

Refrigerate or freeze these amazing vegan waffles to satisfy all your meal-prep needs!  They only take about 15-20 minutes to make and add some healthy sweetness to your morning.

Cook & prep time: 15 minutes

Calories: n/a

20 – Warm and nutty cinnamon quinoa from 101 Cookbooks

This is the winter breakfast to end all winter breakfasts!  The agave nectar, pecans, and blackberries make this one of the most nutritious breakfasts on this list.  Just make sure to swap out the milk in this recipe for your favorite plant-based milk and you’re good to go.

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: n/a

21 – Breakfast oatmeal cupcakes to go from Chocolate Covered Katie

Vegan breakfast oatmeal cupcake

Yes, healthy cupcakes exist.  Yes, you can have them for breakfast.  Just use vegan dark chocolate chips and this recipe is 100% vegan certified.  Perfect for a light breakfast or a mid morning snack to keep you going!

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: n/a

Vegan lunch & dinner recipes

Eating the same lunch or dinner over and over again can make you want to binge on some unhealthy comfort food and throw your nutrition out the window.  Luckily for you, I collected these incredible vegan meal prep lunch and dinner recipes from all over the internet.  They’re easy to make and easy to eat!

22 – Roasted carrot and chickpea salad with orange ginger cashew dressing from She Likes Food

Vegan carrot and chickpea salad recipe

This isn’t your average vegan salad.  It’s a seriously tasty vegan meal prep salad that blows all other salads out of the water!  Just 60 minutes of cook & prep time and you’ll have 4 refreshing meals ready to store in the refrigerator for later.

Cook & prep time: 60 minutes

Calories: n/a

23 – Black bean plantain enchilada bake from Minimalist Baker

Black bean enchilada bake vegan recipe for meal prep

Just typing out that recipe name made my mouth water.  With just 10 nutrient-packed ingredients, this vegan recipe is packed with fiber and flavor.  These plantain enchiladas can be kept in the refrigerator for 4-5 days and can be frozen for up to a month!

Cook & prep time: 1 h 35 minutes

Calories: 294 kcal

24 – Herb crusted baked tofu from Simply Quinoa

This is probably one of the fanciest recipes on this list, but it’s still easy to make!  Serve it with some green beans and mashed potatoes, in a sandwich, as part of a salad.  It keeps in the refrigerator for a few days so it’s ideal for meal prepping!

Cook & prep time: 50 minutes

Calories: 150 kcal

25 – Easy vegan chili sin carne from Wallflower Kitchen

Vegan chilli con carne recipe

This is vegan comfort food at its finest!  With a massive 25g of protein per serving and full of key nutrients, this vegan take on chili con carne is a great option for busy meal preppers.  It can be frozen too, so you can cook it in bulk and save for another day!

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: 340 kcal

26 – Crispy sesame tofu with zucchini noodles from My Food Story

Not only is this recipe vegan, but it’s also gluten-free!  Zucchini noodles make for a great low-carb option, and the peanut sauce in this recipe adds a tasty punch to this already flavorful meal.  This recipe makes 4 servings, so you’ll be covered for most of the week.

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: N/A

27 – Meal prep veggie stir fry from Wholefully

Red peppers, green peppers, broccoli, baby corn.  This vegan meal prep recipe has all your favorites.  It’s easy to prepare and lasts all week in the refrigerator, so you should use this as one of your staple recipes when long hours of meal prep aren’t an option!

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: N/A

28 – Mediterranean vegan meal prep bowls from Salt & Lavender

mediterranean meal prep bowls for vegans

Transport yourself to the Mediterranean, and it’ll only take you 30 minutes of meal prepping!  This recipe is packed with healthy fats and is high in protein, so it’s one of the healthiest options on this list.

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories:  n/a

29 – Portobello fajita bowl from Sweet Peas & Saffron

This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly. It’s full of flavor and you can make a whole week of lunches or dinners in just 40 minutes!

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: 295 kcal

30 – Squash and cabbage sabzi from BBC Good Food

At just 99 calories per serving, this classic Indian dish is great for weight-loss diets or even for a light snack in between meals.  It’s quick and easy to make and keeps for several days in the refrigerator!

Cook & prep time: 20 minutes

Calories: 99 kcal

31 – Indian Bombay burritos from Feasting at Home

This healthy take on an Indian street food favorite is guaranteed to bring some variation to your taste buds.  It’s stuffed with potatoes, chickpeas, cauliflower, spinach, and onions and only takes 1 hour to make a batch!

Cook & prep time: 60 minutes

Calories: 490 kcal

32 – Loaded potato skins from Forks Over Knives

A couple of these loaded potato skins with a side of salad will keep you full all afternoon!  A big batch can be made in just an hour and a half, and they stay fresh in the refrigerator for several days so it’s a great addition to your meal-prep recipes!

Cook & prep time: 1h 30 minutes

Calories: n/a

33 – Spinach and quinoa vegan meal prep bowls from Salt and Lavender

Plant based meal prep bowls with spinach and quinoa

Knock out 4 big servings of this scrumptious vegan recipe in just half an hour and your lunches are done for most of the week!  Healthy ingredients, great taste, easy to make, there’s really nothing not to like!

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories:  n/a

34 – Black bean quinoa balls with spiralized zucchini from Green Evi

This vegan edition on the classic meatballs with spaghetti is creative, but simple to make!  Knock out 4 hearty protein-packed bowls in about an hour, and they keep well in the refrigerator too.

Cook & prep time: 1h 5 minutes

Calories:  n/a

35 – Vegan tomato & roasted Mediterranean vegetable risotto from Wallflower Kitchen

Vegan risotto recipe

This fragrant risotto recipe is ideal for meal prepping, and it’s 100% vegan friendly.  It’s full of healthy veggies that’ll keep you well-nourished all day.  It stays fresh in the refrigerator for up to a week!

Cook & prep time: 45 minutes

Calories: 354 kcal

36 – Cauliflower & chickpea coconut curry from My Food Story

Indian food is sometimes vegan, but it’s always delicious, and this recipe is no exception.  This classic cauliflower curry is full of fragrant spices, but it’s very easy to make.  Follow this recipe for 5 servings in just 35 minutes, perfect for a quick Sunday night meal prep session!  Add some brown rice if you’re on a weight gain diet.

Cook & prep time: 35 minutes

Calories: 345 kcal

37 – Vegan fall vegetable stew with black beans & barley from Wholefully

The butternut squash, peppers, carrots, and garlic in this recipe are sure to warm you up on a cold night in October.  This recipe makes 8 hearty servings, so make sure you have enough space in the refrigerator!  If you’re trying to gain weight, add a portion of brown rice.

Cook & prep time: 60 minutes

Calories: n/a

38 – Vegan sushi bowl meal prep from Sweet Peas and Saffron

Sushi can be easy, and most importantly, it can be vegan.  Check out this tasty vegan sushi meal prep recipe that takes less than half an hour to make 4 portions.  It doesn’t even require any rolling!

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: 330 kcal

39 – Mediterranean pasta salad from She Likes Food

The whole-wheat pasta and tender chickpeas in this recipe will keep you full for hours, and the veggies give you all the nutrition to stay sharp and energetic all day.  A classic meal prep recipe if I ever saw one!

Cook & prep time: 27 minutes

Calories: 355 kcal

40 – Spicy chickpea quinoa bowls from Eat Yourself Skinny

Take a break from rice and pasta meal prep recipes with this quinoa-based bowl.  The spicy chickpea mixture is full of flavor, and you’ll get 6 servings out of this recipe!

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: 342 kcal

41 – Asparagus & lemon spaghetti with peas from BBC Good Food

This refreshing pasta recipe makes two bulky portions in under 20 minutes.  It’s also packed with vitamins and minerals to keep you in top condition!  Need more portions to last the week?  Double the measurements in this recipe and you’re good to go.

Cook & prep time: 19 minutes

Calories: 481 kcal

42 – Split pea pesto stuffed shells from Detoxinista

Creamy Italian dishes can be vegan, too!  This recipe hits all the taste buds in all the right ways, and each portion is very low in calories.  Double your portion or add a side if you’re looking for something more calorie-dense.

Cook & prep time: 60 minutes

Calories: 82 kcal

43 – Mushroom tacos (Tacos de hongo) from Forks Over Knives

All the best features of Mexican food, but 100% vegan!  Served up with scrumptious guacamole, you’ll have a hard time staying away from the refrigerator with this recipe.  Double the quantities in the recipe for portions that’ll last you most of the week.

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories:  N/A

44 – Falafel burgers from BBC Good Food

The herbs and spices in this vegan recipe add an impressive flavor punch.  Go to town on one of these healthy burgers without shame, they’re low in calories but keep you full for hours!

Cook & prep time: 16 minutes

Calories: 161 kcal

45 – Roasted veggie & quinoa salad with tahini garlic dressing from Wallflower Kitchen

This nutrient-rich salad makes 6 servings and is ready in about 40 minutes.  It keeps well in the refrigerator and will keep your body stocked up with a bunch of important vitamins and minerals.

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: 285 kcal

46 – Easy tofu tacos from Sweet Peas and Saffron

Vegan tacos in just 15 minutes?  You better believe it.  Knock out 4 servings in no time at all, and the flavors and textures in this recipe are unbeatable.  Use soft tortillas and hard taco shells to mix things up!

Cook & prep time: 15 minutes

Calories: 415 kcal

47 – Teriyaki tofu bowls from She Likes Food

Veggies, tofu, and perfectly cooked rice, all the makings of an amazing vegan meal prep recipe.  Get 4 servings done in under an hour, and the decent calorie count will keep your energy levels up all day.

Cook & prep time: 55 minutes

Calories: 343 kcal

48 – Thai peanut & mango quinoa salad from My Food Story

This colorful meal prep recipe will add some variation to your pre-made meals!  Taking just 30 minutes to make 4 big portions, you can’t go wrong!

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories:  N/A

49 – Vegan Thai green curry from BBC Good Food

This recipe really couldn’t be easier!  The result is a tasty meal with a variety of nutrients, flavors, and aromas.  Get 4 servings done in just half an hour!

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 436 kcal

50 – Black bean & sweet potato quesadillas from Forks Over Knives

Anyone who’s ever been to Mexico knows that vegan quesadillas are hard to come by, but these might just be better than the originals!  Top them off with salsa and guacamole and you’ve got yourself a satisfying meal.

Cook & prep time: 1h 20 minutes

Calories:  N/A

51 – Tofu Pad Thai from Good Housekeeping

Whip up this fresh Pad Thai recipe in just 35 minutes and you’ll have 4 filling servings that keep in the refrigerator for days.  The crispiness of the tofu will make you want to eat this every day!

Cook & prep time: 35 minutes

Calories: 440 kcal

52 – Vegan shepherd’s pie from BBC Good Food

It might take almost 2 hours to make this meal prep option, but believe me when I say it’s worth it.  Shepherd’s pie is usually a carnivore only meal, but this recipe is 100% vegan and makes up to 8 servings!

Cook & prep time: 1h 50 minutes

Calories: 348 kcal

53 – Creamy mushroom risotto from Wallflower Kitchen

Yes, it’s very creamy, and it’s very vegan.  The flavors and texture of this meal are second to none!  This recipe only makes 2 portions, so increase the ingredient measurements if you want to prep for the whole week.

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories:  N/A

54 – Vegan summer pesto pasta from Good Housekeeping

Pesto is tasty, but traditional pesto usually has lots of cheese in it.  Thanks to this recipe, you can still enjoy this easy Italian classic!  This recipe makes 8 servings, so get your containers ready!

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: 370 kcal

55 – Sri Lankan stew & coconut dhal dumplings from BBC Good Food

This British-Sri Lankan fusion recipe is similar to a curry, but with slightly different ingredients than you might expect.  With a beet and tomato base, the flavor combination is unreal!  It’s one of the more difficult recipes on this list, but it’s well worth the effort.

Cook & prep time: 1h 25 minutes

Calories: 474 kcal

56 – Vegan spring roll bowl from Sweet Peas and Saffron

Very easy to make, and perfect for meal prepping!  Get 4 portions done in just half an hour.  Don’t forget the tasty peanut sauce to add a little extra flavor to this already delicious dish.

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 204 kcal

57 – Lentil and sweet potato stew from Eat Yourself Skinny

Lentils are rich in iron and are full of healthy proteins, so this makes the perfect vegan meal prep recipe for hiding your nutrition goals!  It makes 6 servings, so it’ll see you through most of the week.

Cook & prep time: 45 minutes

Calories: 231 kcal

58 – Vegan ramen from BBC Good Food

Just 25 minutes to make calorie-packed ramen full of nutrients and flavor, perfect!  It only makes two servings, so increase the ingredient measurements if you’re looking to stock up for the week.

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: 556 kcal

59 – Rice paper rolls with mango and mint from Vegan Heaven

Make 6 rice paper rolls in just 20 minutes with this great vegan recipe.  The crunchy ingredients and peanut dipping sauce make for an amazing light meal!

Cook & prep time: 20 minutes

Calories: 258 kcal

60 – Smoky black bean soup from Good Housekeeping

This hearty soup is calorie-dense and stuffed with nutrients!  Serve it piping hot on a winter’s day and you’ll be glad you waited over 4 hours for it to cook.  Don’t be turned off by the cooking time, it’s well worth it.

Cook & prep time: 4h 50 minutes

Calories: 325 kcal

61 – Vegan chickpea and rice casserole from From My Bowl

Considering this recipe makes up to 6 servings, it couldn’t be easier.  Just “dump and bake” with only 10 ingredients and less than an hour later you have a tasty casserole that lasts several days in the refrigerator.

Cook & prep time: 55 minutes

Calories:  N/A

62 – Instant pot lentil soup from Feasting at Home

You could meal prep for the whole family with this recipe, as it makes up to 15 portions if you adjust the “scale x” button inside the menu.  With protein rich lentils and a bunch of other nutritious veggies, this soup is a great light meal or snack.

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: 287 kcal

63 – Sweet and sour chickpeas from Vegan Heaven

Peppers, chickpeas, and pineapple make this tangy sweet & sour recipe a great choice for any vegan meal prep enthusiast.  It’s ready in just 15 minutes and with a portion of rice as a side it’ll keep you going all afternoon.

Cook & prep time: 15 minutes

Calories: 189 kcal

64 – Soba noodle & edamame salad with grilled tofu from BBC Good Food

With a massive 21g of protein per serving, this nutrient-packed recipe is a valuable addition to your meal prep repertoire.  Make 4 servings in just 30 minutes!

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 331 kcal

65 – Vegan pineapple BBQ tofu bowls from Sweet Peas and Saffron

Unlike some kinds of BBQ, this one’s extra healthy.  Just 35 minutes under the grill and the veggies are smoky and succulent, wile the couscous adds a quality energy source to your meal. 

Cook & prep time: 35 minutes

Calories: 301 kcal

66 – Chickpea, tomato & spinach curry from BBC Good Food

Low in calories with a huge variety of nutrients, this vegan curry makes 6 filling portions in under an hour.  Packed with spices and herbs, it’s sure to make your lunches and dinners a little more interesting.

Cook & prep time: 55 minutes

Calories: 204 kcal

67 – Vegan quiche with asparagus and tomatoes from Vegan Heaven

This recipe takes just over two hours to make, but you’ll have 12 portions of succulent tofu-based quiche to last you (and your friends and family) all week!  The veggies can even be swapped out to make it just the way you like it.

Cook & prep time: 2h 5 minutes

Calories: 206 kcal

68 – Avocado and lime bean bowl from Good Housekeeping

Ready in no time, this easy to make bowl is full of fiber and vitamins that’ll help you stay energized all day.  This recipe only makes one serving, so increase ingredient measurements for meal prepping!

Cook & prep time: 15 minutes

Calories: N/A

69 – Gluten free vegan katsu curry from BBC Good Food

If you’re on a weight gain diet, this calorie-dense recipe is for you.  In just over an hour make two big portions of flavorful curry topped with crispy tofu.  If you’re looking for something less calorific, just split the portions in two for 4 servings of 562 kcal each.

Cook & prep time: 1h 5 minutes

Calories: 1124 kcal

70 – Middle Eastern eggplant wrap from Feasting at Home

Make up to four wraps bursting with healthy greens and juicy tomatoes and eggplant.  Perfect for an energizing meal to get you through the day!

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: N/A

71 – Smoky white bean bowls with roasted vegetables from From My Bowl

These bowls are full of fiber, protein, and healthy nutrients that’ll fill you up for hours!  Make up to 4 big portions in just 45 minutes, ideal for meal prepping!

Cook & prep time: 45 minutes

Calories:  kcal

72 – Sticky sesame cauliflower from Chocolate Covered Katie

Like Panda Express, but healthier and vegan!  Get 4 big servings done in just 25 minutes, ideal for meal prepping lunch or dinner for most of the week.

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: N/A

73 – Turmeric broth detox soup from Feasting at Home

This broth is the perfect side to a bigger dish, or a standalone snack to keep you going until your next meal.  It has less than 80 calories and you’ll get 6 servings out of just 25 minutes of work.  The best thing is it’ll leave you feeling deeply nourished and healthy!

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: 79 kcal

74 – Vegan broccoli & cheese casserole from Fit Foodie Finds

Make four filling portions of this casserole in just over an hour.  The great calorie count and vitamin-packed ingredients are ideal for weight-gain diets, and the flavors are unbeatable!

Cook & prep time: 1h 20 minutes

Calories: 421 kcal

75 – Stuffed curried aubergines (eggplant) from Jamie Oliver

One of the best celebrity chefs around brings us this creative curry recipe full of aromas and spices.  This recipe makes 6 portions that can be served up with rice for a filling calorie-dense vegan meal.  Eggplant in the UK is aubergine, so remember that when following the recipe!

Cook & prep time: 1h 5 minutes

Calories: 221 kcal

76 – Healthy vegan lasagna from Jacked Vegans

Healthy vegan lasagna recipe

There’s nothing quite like a big serving of lasagna to put a smile on your face.  This vegan take on one of Italy’s national dishes is full of classic Italian flavors, but it’s 100% vegan!  This recipe makes 6 servings that keep well in the refrigerator or the freezer.

Cook & prep time: 2h

Calories: 462 kcal

77 – Baked sheet pan ratatouille from Feasting at Home

This low-calorie comfort food is easy to make and can be served on top of toast, pasta, rice, you name it.  Get six nutritious portions done to last you through the week!

Cook & prep time: 1h 15 minutes

Calories: 147 kcal

78 – Vegan paella from Vegan Heaven

A vegan paella recipe really is proof that any kind of food can be plant-based!  Tofu, sun-dried tomatoes, and artichokes make this a filling yet healthy option for meal prepping. 

Cook & prep time: 37 minutes

Calories: 507 kcal

79 – Vegan avocado mac and cheese with sun-dried tomatoes from Fit Foodie Finds

10 ingredients, 30 minutes, 4 portions.  Need I say more?  This is the healthiest mac and cheese you’ll ever eat!

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 495 kcal

80 – Vegan Chinese noodles from Jamie Oliver

A quick and healthy recipe that gives you 4 tasty portions with minimal effort.  The chili, spring onion, and coriander really adds a kick of flavor to an already amazing meal prep option!

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: 268 kcal

81 – Vegan jambalaya from Simple Vegan Blog

Perfect as a light meal or a mid-afternoon snack.  This recipe is packed with nutritious kidney beans, peppers, chickpeas and carrots that’ll keep you energized and healthy for the day.

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: 197 kcal

82 – Sweet potato tacos from Fit Foodie Finds

I don’t care how many taco recipes this list has, I just had to add one more!  The sweet potato filling and kale slaw topping on these vegan tacos make for the perfect healthy meal with a flavorful twist.

Cook & prep time: 60 minutes

Calories: 457 kcal

83 – Vegan tteokbokki with vegetables from From My Bowl

If you don’t know what tteokbokki are, they’re little Korean rice cakes.  This spicy recipe is bursting with healthy vegetables and doesn’t hold back on the flavor either!

Cook & prep time: 35 minutes

Calories:  N/A

84 – Roasted spaghetti squash with eggplant puttanesca from Feasting at Home

This recipe makes 3 filling portions that are 100% vegan, gluten-free, and low in carbs to boot!  The recipe is customizable if you’re looking to make more meal prep portions to last you through the week.

Cook & prep time: 50 minutes

Calories: 427 kcal

85 – Vegan mushroom stroganoff from Vegan Heaven

Super easy to make and ready in just 12 minutes, this low-calorie can be served with rice, pasta, mashed potatoes, or any other carb source.  If you want a quick snack, eat it on its own to keep you going until your next meal!

Cook & prep time: 12 minutes

Calories: 84 kcal

86 – Roasted red pepper vegan chili with quinoa from Fit Foodie Finds

Check out this healthy vegan chili recipe that’s perfect for vegan meal prepping.  Beans, onions, peppers add nutrients and proteins while the chili powder adds an extra kick of flavor.

Cook & prep time: 60 minutes

Calories: 295 kcal

vegan dessert recipes

What’s a good list of vegan meal prep recipes without a dessert section?  You might be watching your nutrition, but that doesn’t mean you can’t satisfy your sweet tooth.  Go ahead, pick one (or five) and indulge yourself!

87 – Vegan chocolate caramel popcorn cake from Wallflower Kitchen

Just by looking at a picture of this cake is enough to get your mouth watering.  This cake can be cut up into 10-12 sizable slices to last you and someone else for a few days!

Cook & prep time: 1h 20 minutes

Calories:  N/A

88 – Vegan gluten free chocolate chip cookies from Build Your Bite

A vegan take on a classic dessert!  These chocolate chip cookies are gluten-free, too.  Stick them in the microwave for 30 seconds for that soft & warm cookie texture.

Cook & prep time: 25 minutes

Calories: 226 kcal

89 – Carrot cake baked oatmeal from Simply Quinoa

With pecans, pumpkin, carrots, and even some coconut, this recipe is full of flavor.  This could also pass as a breakfast option if you’re a fan of sweet breakfasts. Otherwise, just enjoy it as a tasty sweet snack! Make 8 big servings that last well in the refrigerator with this recipe.

Cook & prep time: 50 minutes

Calories: 250 kcal

90 – Make ahead vegan cinnamon rolls from Wholefully

Get 12 filling cinnamon rolls from this recipe!  With 100% vegan ingredients, you’ll be surprised by the authentic taste and rich texture.

Cook & prep time: 35 minutes

Calories: 618 kcal

91 – Coconut date balls from Sweet Peas and Saffron

Made with just 4 ingredients, these coconut date balls are vegan, gluten-free, and paleo diet friendly!  Make 20 of these low-calorie sweet snacks in just 20 minutes!  That should be enough to last you through a couple of weeks of sweet tooth cravings.

Cook & prep time: 20 minutes

Calories: 89 kcal

92 – Vegan espresso brownies from Simply Quinoa

These vegan brownies are ideal for meal prepping your desserts for the week!  They’re also much healthier than non-vegan brownies and significantly lower in calories.

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 165 kcal

93 – Vegan apple crumble from BBC Good Food

Make 4 big portions of this vegan dessert in under an hour!  The creamy apple filling and crunchy topping are hard to resist.

Cook & prep time: 55 minutes

Calories: 538 kcal

94 – Vegan raspberry & chia pudding from Jacked Vegans

Vegan Chia pudding

Creamy, tasty, and bursting with nutrients!  Topped with apple slices and dried cranberries, you really can’t go wrong with this recipe.  Make two big portions of this vegan dessert in just 15 minutes.  This can also be enjoyed as a sweet breakfast!

Cook & prep time: 15 minutes

Calories: 265 kcal

95 – Vegan cookie dough banana nice-cream from Fit Foodie Finds

This delicious dessert option is perfect for meal prepping, with 4 big portions ready to go in just 30 minutes.  It’s not too high in calories either! 

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 201 kcal

96 – Salted caramel vegan energy bites from Simply Quinoa

Yes, it’s a dessert, but these energizing bites are quite healthy!  At just over 100 calories each, they contain potassium, iron, calcium, and vitamin A.  Freeze them for an extra stock of sweetness that’ll last you weeks.

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: 103 kcal

97 – Dark chocolate nut butter cups from Wholefully

Make 24 of these mini butter cups in just 45 minutes!  They keep well in the refrigerator and the pumpkin-spice flavor is incredible!

Cook & prep time: 45 minutes

Calories: 192 kcal

98 – Strawberry shortcake from Sweet Peas and Saffron

This recipe is 100% vegan and free from refined sugar!  Get 7 portions done in under 30 minutes, and it should stay fresh in the refrigerator for a few days if you keep the coconut whipped cream separate.

Cook & prep time: 27 minutes

Calories: 189 kcal

99 – Vegan meringues from BBC Good Food

There’s nothing like a crunchy vegan meringue topped with strawberries to satisfy your sweet craving!  Make 12 meringues with this recipe.  The hard part will be not eating them all at once.

Cook & prep time: 1 h 35 minutes

Calories: 39 kcal

100 – Salted caramel biscuit bars from BBC Good Food

These moreish sweet snacks are vegan and surprisingly healthy!  With dates, oats, almonds, and peanut butter, they’re sweet but aren’t too calorie-dense.

Cook & prep time: 60 minutes

Calories: 137 kcal

101 – Vegan banana bread from Build Your Bite

Basic ingredients and an easy to follow recipe make this an amazing dessert for meal prepping.  If you want fewer calories, just cut portions in half and you’re good to go!

Cook & prep time: 1 h 5 minutes

Calories: 283 kcal

102 – Vegan cherry & almond brownies from BBC Good Food

These ridiculously rich vegan brownies are easy to make and burst with flavor.  Make 12 brownies in just over an hour, and they stay fresh for days in the refrigerator!

Cook & prep time: 1 h 5 minutes

Calories: 296 kcal

103 – Chewy lemon & oatmeal cookies from Forks Over Knives

The zingy flavor in these oatmeal cookies is thanks to the apple sauce and lemon zest.  Make 12 cookies with this super easy to follow recipe!

Cook & prep time: 1 h 10 minutes

Calories:  N/A

104 – Double chocolate zucchini bread from Ambitious Kitchen

Nut free, gluten free, and 100% vegan!  The rich flavors in this zucchini bread make it hard to believe it’s a healthy dessert option. 

Cook & prep time: 1 h 10 minutes

Calories: 196 kcal

105 – Vegan snickers cheesecake from Minimalist Baker

All the best parts of a Snickers bar coupled with cheesecake, and it’s vegan!  Make 12 portions that last up to 3 weeks in the freezer, perfect for meal prepping!  Don’t be put off by the preparation time, it’s just so that everything has time to set in the freezer.

Cook & prep time: 6 h

Calories: 366 kcal

106 – Vegan vanilla ice cream from BBC Good Food

The staple of every well-stocked freezer but made with vegan ingredients.  This recipe makes 10 portions that stay fresh for weeks!  Serve with fruit for extra healthy points.

Cook & prep time: 45 minutes

Calories: 220 kcal

107 – Vegan gingerbread cookies from Vegan Heaven

These are usually a sweet Christmas snack, but you can go ahead and make a batch whenever you feel like it!  This easy recipe makes 22 delicious cookies.

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 88 kcal

108 – Vegan lemon cake from BBC Good Food

Make 12 serving of this zesty lemon cake in just 45 minutes!  It stays fresh in the refrigerator, so it’s ideal for vegan meal prepping.

Cook & prep time: 45 minutes

Calories: 276 kcal

109 – Vegan churro banana bites from Delish

Whip up a batch of these healthy churro bites in just 15 minutes!  They’re much healthier than their non-vegan counterpart.  Make sure to use vegan chocolate to make this recipe vegan.

Cook & prep time: 15 minutes

Calories:  N/A

110 – Vegan pumpkin pie from Vegan Heaven

This pumpkin pie oozes flavor and the best part is that it’s 100% vegan.  Get 10 big servings done in under an hour!

Cook & prep time: 50 minutes

Calories: 247 kcal

111 – Vegan mince pies from BBC Good Food

These tasty little pies are filled with a fragrant cherry and hazelnut mix, and they’re a classic British Christmas dessert!  Knock out 18 pies with this easy vegan recipe.

Cook & prep time: 1 h 40 minutes

Calories: 315 kcal

112 – Healthy orange popsicles from Jacked Vegans

Make 6 zesty orange popsicles in just 5 minutes (plus freezing time) and enjoy a great healthy dessert for a hot summer’s day.  With the option of carrot or pear mixed in, these popsicles are packed with nutrients and are only 69 calories each!

Cook & prep time: 5 minutes

Calories: 69 kcal

113 – Choco-cherry supercarb bars from Good Housekeeping

Made with oats, chia, and quinoa, these energy packed bars are healthy and filling!  They stay fresh for up to 3 weeks in the refrigerator and this simple recipe makes 14 of them.

Cook & prep time: 1 h 15 minutes

Calories: 300 kcal

114 – Tropical peanut butter protein bars from The Flaming Vegan

These vegan protein bars are filled with nutrients are keep you satisfied during meals or after a workout.  Follow this easy 8 step recipe and have a batch ready in just 40 minutes!

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: N/A

vegan Snacks

Snacking between meals is normal, and depending on what your nutrition goals are, it might even be encouraged.  Check out these super healthy vegan snacks that are easy to make and can be stored in bulk for a week of snacking!

115 – Vegan curried cashew dip from BBC Good Food

Ready in just 5 minutes, this vegan snack is calorie-dense and full of healthy fats and proteins.  Enjoy the flavorful dip with some crunchy carrot sticks.  The only issue with this is not eating all 4 portions for yourself!

Cook & prep time: 5 minutes

Calories: 315 kcal

116 – Healthy guacamole for vegan snacking from Jacked Vegans

Vegan guacamole recipe for meal prepping

Yet another amazing Mexican contribution to this list.  This traditional guacamole is vegan and is ready to eat in 10 minutes.  Use it as a dip with carrots or nachos for the best vegan snack around!

Cook & prep time: 10 minutes

Calories: 176 kcal

117 – Healthy homemade trail mix from Walder Wellness

Trail mix is one of those classic go-to snacks to keep you going between meals, but sometimes shop-bought trail mix is almost completely made with peanuts!  Follow this easy recipe and make a batch of your own healthy vegan trail mix with fresh ingredients.

Cook & prep time: 10 minutes

Calories:  N/A

118 – Kiwi fruit smoothie from BBC Good Food

Kiwis are one of the most nutrient-dense fruits out there, so a vegan kiwi smoothie sounds like a perfect plan!  Make 3 big servings in 5 minutes and give your body a well-deserved energy and vitamin boost.

Cook & prep time: 5 minutes

Calories: 163 kcal

119 – Baked sweet potato chips from Jacked Vegans

Vegan sweet potato chips recipe

These are the perfect substitute for regular potato chips, and they’re healthier too.  Get a big batch of these crispy sweet potato chips ready in 30 minutes, perfect as a vegan snack between meals!

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories:  N/A

120 – Creamy mango & coconut smoothie from BBC Good Food

This vegan smoothie is the perfect tropical snack to keep you going until your next meal.  Get 2 big servings packed with banana, mango, and passion fruit prepared in 5 minutes!

Cook & prep time: 5 minutes

Calories: 212 kcal

121 – No-bake vegan protein bars from Jacked Vegans

Vegan protein bars recipe

Ditch the expensive protein bars and make your own at home!  Get 12 vegan protein bars that are full of flavor and stay fresh in the refrigerator, all in just 40 minutes.

Cook & prep time: 40 minutes

Calories: 245 kcal

122 – Stovetop popcorn from Cookie and Kate

Popcorn has been around for generations, and it’s a reliable vegan snack that’s low in calories and keeps hunger away between meals.  Follow this super simple recipe for 4 big servings of clean and crispy popcorn!

Cook & prep time: 10 minutes

Calories: 150 kcal

123 – Baked plantain chips from Downshiftology

Ditch the potato chips and make some of these healthy plantain chips!  Crispy and full of potassium, they’re ideal for snacking and aren’t too high in calories.  With a sprinkle of salt for unbeatable flavor, you’ll have a hard time not eating the whole batch!

Cook & prep time: 30 minutes

Calories: 90 kcal

124 – Vegan sausage rolls from BBC Good Food

Sausage rolls are a British snack, and this recipe is a delicious vegan take on the generations-old classic.  Made with mushrooms and rice, they’re a great pick-me-up between meals.  Get 10 portions out of this easy recipe!

Cook & prep time: 1 h 10 minutes

Calories: 326 kcal

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