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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 08.16.2020

Week two of our new Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan is here! Check out these nourishing, fresh, and comforting meals! Be sure you print out the grocery list to make shopping for the week a breeze. Week two of our new healthy vegetarian meal plan comin’ atcha! In case you missed it, last Saturday, we launched …

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 08.09.2020

A healthy vegetarian meal plan featuring 6 nutritious meals and 1 delicious dessert! Check here every Saturday for a new plant-based meal plan. Get your meal prep on!

Well hello there!

EXCITING NEWS!!

Our weekly Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plans are back! We took a 5-month hiatus on the meal plans, but starting this week, we will be posting a new plant-based meal plan that is both seasonally-inspired and nutritious each and every Saturday.

Here’s what you need to know!:

Who is the “we?” We are a group of six bloggers – myself, as well as Liz from I Heart Vegetables, Izzy from She Likes Food, Josepha from Hummusapien, from Trish from Rhubarbarians, and Joanne from Eats Well With Others. We each contribute one recipe from our sites per week, and each week a dessert is featured from one of our sites for an optional treat. 

That means each meal plan includes 6 dinner recipes and one dessert! 

The Grocery List:

In addition, each meal plan will include a printable grocery list to make shopping for the week extra simple. You can gather your groceries all in one go for efficiency’s sake. If you spend a day meal prepping for the week, the grocery list will be your best friend.

The grocery list is broken out by recipe, so if there is a recipe you don’t want to make, you can simply ignore that part of the grocery list.

When Can I Expect To See A New Meal Plan?

Every Saturday! Each meal plan posted every Saturday will include a NEW set of recipes. Meaning, you’ll see a different mix of recipes each week. The recipes will eventually be repeated, but you won’t ever see the same exact combination of recipes twice (unless, of course, you intentionally repeat a meal plan because you loved it so much).

I will be posting the meal plan on my site at zero dark thirty each and every Saturday, so regardless of where you live it will be here when you wake up.

But, Julia…you aren’t vegetarians…why the vegetarian meal plan?

GREAT question! I’m far from vegetarian (I eat animal protein at almost every meal); however, I do consume a tremendous amount of vegetables. In fact, the majority of my food intake comes in the form of vegetables, followed by some form of protein and brown rice.

I don’t carry an opinion about the way people should eat. Animal protein is crucial for me, but it isn’t for everyone! I find a plant-based diet can work very well for certain individuals, and I choose to cater this site to various types of eaters.

I never aim to offend anyone on this site, so if your emotions are closely tied to your style of eating, this may not be the best site for you, as I tend to bounce around. I don’t subscribe to a specific diet, so if you’re cool with that, RAD!

Can I add animal protein?

Absolutely! You can add your favorite type of animal protein to any of the meals within the meal plan at any time. The majority of the meals are super easy to toss protein right in. In the event it isn’t easy to just add it to the dish, you can always prep something (like my Go-To Crispy Salmon, Instant Pot Shredded Chicken, The Best Roast Tri Tip, Easy Baked Cod, or Easy Baked Chicken). You got this!

Will I ever see a Paleo, Whole30, or Keto Meal Plan?

Yes! I plan on posting various types of meal plans, but they will not be a regular installment like this one.  I will be designing these meal plans entirely on my own using only recipes from my site, so they will only pop up every once in a while.

Without further adieu, here is the meal plan for the week of 08.09.2020!:

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 03.22.2020

A healthy plant-based meal plan featuring Spring produce. Enjoy this week’s worth of healthy meals! Happy weekend to you, and Happy Spring! I hope you all are doing well. If you’re looking for a baking project to keep your mind occupied, be sure to try out the Low-Carb Carrot Cake recipe I posted this week! …

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 03.15.2020

Right now may be the best time to begin meal planning if you haven’t made it a part of your weekly routine. With so much uncertainty, it’s best to play it safe and prepare nourishing meals at home that help boost your immune system.

If you haven’t checked out my Immunity-Boosting Turmeric Soup with Vegetables, give it a go! It is one of my go-tos not just for regular everyday eating but also for those times I’m trying to remain well and give my immune system an extra boost.

Let’s discuss this week’s meal plan!

On this week’s Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan: Easy Red Lentil Curry, Sheet Pan Mexican Veggie Dinner, 30 Minute Chickpea and Vegetable Stir Fry, Pesto Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Avocado, and Kale, and Roasted Broccoli Chickpea Lemon Pasta.

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 03.01.2020

Happy Weekend to you! It feels like Spring already here in the Sierra Nevada, which is making me crave all the fresh vegetables. If you’re in the same boat, check out my Spring Cleaning Detox Salad or my Spring Vegetable Buddha Bowls with Green Goddess Dressing from the archives!

If you didn’t have a chance to take a look at my Chocolate-Dipped Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies I posted this week, be sure to give them a whirl! They’re a fabulous weekend baking project and my nieces and nephews go bonkers over them.

On this week’s Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan: The Best Vegan Orange Chicken, Vegan Creamy Broccoli Soup, Vegan Thai Red Coconut Curry, Sweet Potato Quinoa Stew, and Classic Lentil Burgers.

Enjoy! xo

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 02.23.2020

This week’s healthy vegetarian meal plan is full of comforting yet nutritious and health-conscious dinner recipes. Print the grocery list to get a head start on shopping for the week! Heyo! What are you up to this weekend? If you’re in need of something creamy, delicious, yet packed with nutrients to make your weekend a …

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 02.16.2020

 On this week’s Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan: Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese, Baked Spaghetti with Pumpkin Tofu Ricotta, Roasted Chickpea Taco Salad, All the Good Veggies Detox Salad and Best Ever Quinoa Chili!   Enjoy! Sunday Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese from Sprouting Wild Ones Prep Ahead Tip: Cheese sauce can be made up to …

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 02.09.2020

A weekly healthy vegetarian meal plan with seasonal dinner recipe! This easy meal plan comes with a grocery list for your meal prep convenience.

Happy weekend to ya! 

Did you take a look at my Homemade Peanut Butter Cups I posted this week? If not, go have a looksy and come right back! The recipe is very versatile in the sense that you can use any nut butter and sweeten them in many ways. If you follow a low-carb diet, you’re in luck! I included a keto option with the recipe. 

On this week’s meal plan, we have Teriyaki Tofu Bowls, Vegan Meatball Subs, Sheetpan Roasted Vegetable Fajita Lettuce Wraps, Immunity Boosting Turmeric Soup, and Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon.

Enjoy!

xo

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 02.02.2019

A healthy weekly Vegetarian Meal Plan with seasonal recipes and a grocery list to make meal prep for the week easy and delicious. Heyo! How’s your winter going? If you’re frozen, we have just the meal plan for you this week! It’s packed with comforting, warming, and nutritious meals. AND if you’re like me and …

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 01.26.2019

A seasonally inspired nutritious plant based meal plan with vegan and gluten-free options, complete with a grocery list.

Heyo! What are you up to this weekend? If you’re looking for some breakfast inspiration, be sure to check out my Paleo Carrot Cake Pancakes, or my Spaghetti Squash Egg Nests! Both are amazing crowd-pleasers!

On this week’s meal plan: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Quinoa Fried Rice, Warm Farro Bowl with Roasted Vegetables, Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Pecan Pesto, Broccoli Cheese Baked Potatoes with Tempeh Bacon Crumbles.

Enjoy!

xo

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 01.19.2020

Another weekend, another meal plan!

We’re all knee deep in cold and flu season, and if you haven’t gotten sick already, you likely know someone who has or is currently. To ward off illness or to boost your immune system back up after it has taken a nose dive, I posted my Immunity-Boosting Turmeric Soup with Vegetables. Give it a shot, or share it with your friends and family who have been feeling under the weather!

On this week’s healthy vegetarian meal plan, we have Vegan Chili Beans, Vegan Lasagna Soup, Crispy Black Bean Tacos with Mango Pico De Gallo, Teriyaki Vegetable Stir Fry with Rice, and Quinoa Chickpea Spinach Soup. 

Enjoy! 

xo

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 01.12.2020

A detoxifying nutritious plant-based meal plan with 5 healthful dinner recipes to enjoy throughout the week. I hope your 2020 is off to a great start! If your goal is to keep meals fun, easy, fresh, and healthful, you’re in the right spot! We try to keep meal prep as approachable as possible for those …

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 01.05.2020

A healthy vegetarian meal plan with seasonally-inspired dinner recipes. This meal plan is perfect for anyone who enjoys a clean home-cooked meal and includes options for vegan and gluten-free eaters.

First meal plan of 2020! Let’s GOOOO!

If one of your goals this year is to cook more or start meal prepping, you’re in the right spot! We are continuing our healthy vegetarian meal plans, which are always seasonally-inspired and packed with health benefits. With options for vegan and gluten-free eaters, our meal plans cover so many bases. PLUS, if you’re a meat eater, don’t fret! You can easily add animal protein to all of our recipes.

On this week’s meal plan: Kale Caesar Salad Pitas, Mediterranean Vegetable Pasta, Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad, Crock Pot Vegan Pumpkin Chili, and One Pot Golden Lentil Curry

Enjoy!

xo

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Healthy Vegetarian Meal Plan 12.29.2019

For our last meal plan of 2019, we’re featuring winter-centric dinner recipes that are both nutritious and comforting. Print out the grocery list to make shopping for the week quick and easy!

Last meal plan of 2019…can you believe it?! Have you made goals for the coming year?

If eating out less and doing more meal prep is a part of your plan for the New Year, we’ve still got you covered! Not only will we be continuing our meal plans in 2020, but you can always go back and look through our Meal Plan archives.

SO!

What’s on the menu this week? We have New Years Black Eyed Peas and Greens, Creamy Vegan Broccoli Cauliflower Soup, Yellow Curry Lentils with Halloumi, Indian Roasted Chickpea and Sweet Potato Curry, and Cheesy Potato Taquitos. 

Enjoy!

xo

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