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Meal planning and preparing your meals ahead of time guarantees a fuss-free week and encourages thoughtful decision-making, resulting in healthier eating habits.

Put those thoughts of Frito pies away, because after you #VeganMealPrep, you’ll have an awesome meal (or five) waiting in your fridge, ready to be heated up and enjoyed.

The Protein Punch

This protein-packed ensemble features a delicious tofu scramble for breakfast, spicy bean and vegan sausage stew with kale for lunch, and spaghetti with lentils and a meat-free Bolognese sauce. Protein-heavy snacks include edamame, apples and peanut butter, and cinnamon-roasted chickpeas.

Gluten-Free Glory

This meal prep uses some of nature’s healthiest offerings: legumes, grains, and nuts. It features steel-cut oats for breakfast; salad with barley, tofu, and edamame for lunch; and a lentil loaf with mashed cauliflower and string beans to end your day on a high note.

The Southwestern Belle

This menu looks so good—we can’t even. It includes quinoa-stuffed peppers with Gardein Chick’n lime fajitas; steamed sweet potatoes, spinach, and cucumbers; and grilled mushrooms, eggplants, and asparagus. Hungry yet?

Around the World

This meal prep mixes international dishes such as soba noodle salad and Indian chana palak masala with distinctly American dishes like a tofu scramble, an American version of Chinese chop suey, and “Big Mac” potatoes. When you create meal preps, the more variety, the better.

The Garden Variety

Healthful salad jars are pretty much the cutest. These include a rainbow of romaine lettuce, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and onions.

The Power Trio

This ingenious dish combines three of the world’s healthiest foods: sweet potatoes, lentils, and Swiss chard. You just can’t go wrong.

The Sweet Side of Life

Entrées include banana and bean curry with cauliflower rice as well as peanut, ginger, and chickpea curry with brown rice and spinach. The best part is the sweet snacks: carob and peanut butter energy balls and protein mousse with double-chocolate cookies.

Caffeine Kicker

This meal series includes a delicious burger with a patty made from quinoa, black beans, and beets and instant oat bowls with berries. You can prep beverages, too, like these iced lattes made with homemade cashew-hemp milk.

So what are you waiting for? Vegan meal prep can save time, money, and, best of all, animals.

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