Easy Vegetarian Meals {Video}

These easy vegetarian meals pack protein, veggies and SO. MUCH. FLAVOR. If you’re looking for easy ways to get your veggies in, this round-up is full of easy vegetarian recipes like overnight oats, buddha bowls, nut butter cups, and more to keep you going all week long. Pick your easy vegetarian recipes for the week and be on your way!

Easy vegetarian meal-prepped buddha bowl in a pyrex container.

But before we send you on to these delicious recipes, let’s chat meal prep for easy vegetarian recipes for a sec. Emily here, and being inspired to make a chunk of my week’s meals with healthy meal prep ideas is single-handedly one of the best ways for me to feel prepared for an upcoming week. It removes the risk of getting hangry at ModernWell, or spending unnecessary money on a dinner out just because I don’t want to cook. We’ve all been there.

But adding in the vegetarian recipe element to your meal prep can seem daunting. The time and energy it takes to ensure you are meal prepping healthy vegetarian meals with enough protein and nutrients doesn’t have to be hard! We’re here to tell you that it’s possible to meal prep healthy AND nutrient dense easy vegetarian meals — pinky swear. We’ve rounded up 53 of our favorite plant-based recipes over in this post, but don’t worry, we’ll set you up for vegetarian recipe success here as well :D And these pantry ingredients and kitchen essentials will help set you up for vegetarian meal prep success. All of these are staples in our kitchen.

Pantry Staples for Vegetarian Meals

We try to keep the following pantry staples on hand in our kitchen at all times. This makes whipping up easy vegetarian recipes (whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert or snacks!) easy peasy by just adding the fresh veggies each recipe calls for. Our staples:

Kitchen Essentials for Vegetarian Meals

The following kitchen essentials not only help make meal prep days a breeze, but specifically when you’re making healthy vegetarian recipes, these will come in especially handy. Our go-tos:

Ok, onto the easy vegetarian meals!

Easy Vegetarian Recipes – Breakfast

Are you team savory or team sweet? When it comes to healthy vegetarian breakfasts, I’m all about savory. And if I can start my day off with a savory meal-prepped brekkie on the go that will actually keep me full til lunch, even better. Regardless of which team you’re on, these healthy vegetarian breakfast recipes will help you start your day off right with a protein-packed meal. A win-win, right?!

Are you team savory or team sweet? When it comes to healthy vegetarian breakfasts, I'm all about savory. And if I can start my day off with a savory meal-prepped brekkie on the go that will actually keep me full til lunch, even better. Regardless of which team you're on, these healthy vegetarian breakfast recipes will help you start your day off right with a protein-packed meal. A win-win, right?!

Easy Vegetarian Recipes – Lunch and Dinner

Anybody else love a good meal prepped dinner that’s ready to go when you get home from work during the week? Especially when we’re rushing home or have had a long day, these recipes are lifesavers. And if you haven’t tried the Creamy Tomato Basil Vegan Pasta that we published a few weeks ago, DO IT NOW and your tummy will thank you.

Easy vegetarian meal ideas

Easy Vegetarian Recipes – Dessert

These easy dessert recipes are the perfect sweet treat post-lunch or din. If you missed our Nut Butter Cup 2018, now’s your time to catch up :) It’s rare that we don’t have a batch of at least one flavor of our nut butter cups whipped up and stored in the freezer for a quick and easy dessert. Anyway, all these recipes are delish, so go on and satisfy your sweet tooth with healthy and delicious vegetarian desserts!

8 easy vegetarian dessert recipe ideas.

Lastly, check out some of our basic how-to recipes from Fit Foodie Finds. These tutorials are not only excellent for the vegetarian folk, but anyone and everyone!

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