Oats are such a wonderfully cheap addition to your diet and there are so many different ways to use oats besides just eating oatmeal. Not only are they wonderful in smoothies, but you can use them as a binder for burgers and even as a topping for salads. These creative ways to use oats not only mean there are more ways to enjoy this grain, but that you can mix up your meals by using oats in both sweet and savory dishes. The best part is that you can even make fresh oat milk to enjoy throughout the week, too!  Now, since it’s a bit unusual to eat oats for every single meal, feel free to replace some of these meals with your usual favorites, and be sure to listen to your body and nourish it well.

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 oat-based meals to enjoy for your breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert! And, they are fully vegan and plant-based!

Monday

Vegan Breakfast Bowl With Oats, Pistachios, and Grapefruit

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Happy Monday! Start off the week with this wonderful breakfast bowl, topped with pistachios. Feel free to use your favorite fruit to top it all off; end the day with this wonderful dark chocolate granola crunch. Plus, the best part is that any leftovers you have, you can munch on during the week!

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Tuesday

Vegan Coconut Milkshakes and Cookies

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Did you know that you can add oats into milkshakes, too? These coconut milkshakes aren’t just delicious, but they’re thick and creamy, thanks to the addition of oats. And what’s better than ending the day with a milkshake?

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Wednesday

Vegan White Bean and Oat Omelet With Creamy Mushroom Filling

Source: White Bean and Oat Omelet With Creamy Mushroom Filling

Happy Wednesday! Have you ever tried oats in pasta? If not, this recipe is the one to try. If you’re not a fan of the ingredients, you can even try making this Zucchini-Chickpea ‘Meatballs’ With Marinara and Pasta instead. End the day with these oat blondies as a sweet treat!

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Thursday

Vegan Almond Breakfast Cookies

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Cookies for breakfast? Who would have thought it? These cookies are packed with amazing nutrients to help you start your day on the right foot. Plus, the batch can last you through next week, depending on how many you’re feeding. Enjoy this high-protein salad for lunch and follow it up with a delicious burger for dinner!

Friday

Vegan Simple and Healthy Pancakes

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Oats are also a wonderful base for pancakes! By grinding oats into flour, you can use that flour for so many things and it also makes very fluffy pancakes. End the day with these truffles that are super easy to make! If you have leftover oat flour from the pancakes, it’s a great way to use the rest of it!

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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, 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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