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If you’re short on time, meal-prepping is the way to go. Putting together and cooking ingredients for dishes that you plan on eating throughout the week can alleviate a lot of stress and be healthier too. So if you’re living that busy lifestyle and are looking for some hacks to help you save some time in the kitchen while also making delicious and healthy food, then this is the list for you.

1. High Protein Meal Prep Meatballs with Quinoa

High Protein Meal Prep Meatballs with Quinoa

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This High Protein Meatball recipe by Patrica Granek is perfect for an easy family meal. Made with quinoa, black beans, and mushrooms, this recipe has a great texture and doesn’t fall apart. Super delicious, nutritious, and kid-friendly. This is a great recipe for meal prepping.

2. Meal Prep Sesame Tofu Bowls

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These Meal Prep Sesame Tofu Bowls by Caroline Doucet are amazing. This recipe is perfect for lunches at school or work. It’s vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, and delicious! Packed with vegetables, protein, and fiber to satisfy you for hours, while still being flavorful.

3. Meal Prep Roasted Buddha Bowl

Meal Prep Roasted Buddha Bowl

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This Meal Prep Roasted Buddha Bowl by Caroline Doucet takes only 20 minutes of preparation and will offer you several meals. It’s full of vegetables, including roasted sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and fresh leafy greens. You can also add other vegetables, making this bowl easily adjustable to what you have on hand. Simply double the recipe to serve a family!

4. Meal Prep Smoky Mac and Cheese

Meal Prep Smoky Mac and Cheese

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Make a large batch of this Meal Prep Smoky Mac and Cheese by Melanie Sorrentino and enjoy it all week long! Along with the creamy shells and cheddar cheese sauce, the dish has savory seitan for some added protein and broccoli to ensure you get your greens. Not only is this recipe quick and easy, but cheap too! Each serving costs just $2.25 to make.

5. White Bean & Artichoke Patties

White Bean & Artichoke Patties

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These flavourful and nutritious White Bean & Artichoke Patties by Planted and Picked are great for including in your weekend meal prep. Store them in the fridge and reheat them during the week for a quick lunch or dinner. You could also serve them as an appetizer when entertaining.

6. Orzo Salad

Orzo Salad

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This Orzo Salad by Maria Koutsogiannis is perfect as a side, main course, or for meal prep. Incredibly versatile, you can personalize this salad to include all the ingredients you love.

7. Hearty Mung Bean and Lentil Stew

Vegan hearty mung bean and lentil stew

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This Hearty Mung Bean and Lentil Stew by Robin is perfect for meal prepping. Packed with fiber and protein -super satiating.

8. Green Thai Curry Rice Bowl

Green Thai Curry Rice Bowl

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The best thing about veggie bowls is that you can throw about anything in them and they easily create a filling and satiating meal. They are ideal for weekday lunches and are easy to meal prep! This Green Thai Curry Rice Bowl by Parsley Vegan has pretty simple ingredients you may even already have on hand! Make a large batch of brown rice, and meal prep for a yummy, fiber-packed lunch on the go!

9. Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad

Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad

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This Roasted Corn and Avocado Salad by Nita Ragoonanan is so easy to assemble that it can easily be meal prepped. It is also refreshing, filling, and delicious!

10. Easy Sweet & Sour Tofu

Easy Sweet & Sour Tofu

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Tofu is such a versatile ingredient. It’s not only a great source of plant protein, but it also goes well with sweet or savory dishes. This Easy Sweet & Sour Tofu by Angie Li is perfect for meal prep as it is not only filled with vegetables and plant-based proteins, but the sauce also pairs well with rice or noodles.

11. Best Vegan Chili

Best Vegan Chili

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This Best Vegan Chili recipe by Hannah Sunderani is easy to make, healthy, and wholesome. It’s packed with protein using 3-beans: white beans, kidney, and black beans. Needless to say, it’s a hearty dish that you can enjoy for a quick dinner. Best of all, this recipe is quick to make. You can have a piping hot dinner for six in just 40 minutes, with little work involved! This Vegan Chili is flavor-rich and satiating. And makes for a great meal prep dish to enjoy throughout the week. Simply reheat and eat.

12. Taco Salad with Tofu Chorizo

Taco Salad with Tofu Chorizo

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This Taco Salad with Tofu Chorizo by Annie Kimmelman is hearty, delicious, and super easy to throw together. The highlights of this salad include vegan shredded cheese, a base of crispy romaine, and flavorful tofu chorizo. Perfect addition to your weekly meal prep!

13. Roast Tomato Hummus Pasta

Roast Tomato Hummus Pasta

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This hearty Roast Tomato Hummus Pasta by Stephanie Davies is a quick and easy go-to meal and is great for cooking for meal prep!

14. Chickpea Tuna Salad

Chickpea Tuna Salad

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What we love about this Chickpea Tuna Salad by Gabrielle St. Claire is everything! It’s easy, contains staple ingredients, can easily be made in bulk, is perfect for meal prep, is affordable, packs flavor, packs texture, protein, and fiber, and is non-vegan approved to boot! (trying to watch your carbs? It’s good even without the bread!)

15. Lentil Tacos

Lentil Tacos

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These Lentil Tacos by Lan Pham Wilson are so easy to make ahead of time and so they are great for meal prep. Plus, because they are packed full of lentils they are so filling and delicious!

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