This week’s meal plan is all about healthy grains! So, if you’ve got grains laying around your kitchen, this is the time to pull them out! From rice to bulgar to brown rice, even oats, this meal plan covers all of it. You can also feel free to switch out the grains for some of these, too. Healthy grains have so many benefits and adding them into your diet helps you get vital nutrients. Plus, these recipes can be made with pantry staples!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Weekly Meal Plan Archives!

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Are you ready to have a week full of delicious vegan food that leaves you nourished and content? Let’s get started!

This week, we’re bringing you ways to eat and enjoy healthy grains made for your breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert  that are fully vegan and plant-based!

Breakfast

Vegan Banana Oatmeal Blender Pancakes with Berry Compote healthy grains

Source: Banana Oatmeal Blender Pancakes with Berry Compote

If you’re craving breakfast this week, try out one of these recipes! You can make pancakes from oat flour, which you grind yourself in your blender. If you’re not a fan of oats, you can try making brown rice porridge or even try out making your own bircher mix!

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Lunch

Vegan Brown Rice Jambalaya healthy grains

Source: Brown Rice Jambalaya

Lunch can be one of those meal that you’re tempted just to eat whatever is laying around. But, if you’ve got healthy grains in your house and you’re looking for a way to use them, these recipes will hit the spot! Try out making some tabbouleh or even some jambalaya!

Dinner

Vegan Mixed Roasted Vegetable Bulgur

Source: Mixed Roasted Vegetable Bulgur

If you’re looking to mix up your dinners, try out these recipes! You can use brown rice to make patties and even use it an easy brown rice and broccoli bake!

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Dessert

Vegan Healthy Cranberry Oatmeal Squares

Source: Healthy Cranberry Oatmeal Squares

Did you know you can fit in your healthy grains in your dessert? The best way is to use oats to make oatcakes or even these healthy cranberry oatmeal squares! But, if you don’t have oats on hand, that’s okay! You can use millet to make a cake or even make rice pudding!

 

Snacks

Vegan Chocolate Banana Protein Oat Bites

Source: Chocolate Banana Protein Oat Bites

Healthy grains are great to snack on! You can makes so many delicious recipes like these oat bites! You can even make veggie balls and even rice balls!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

For those of you interested in eating more plant-based or even giving one of these vitamin-rich citrus meals a try, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.

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