Vegetarian Meal Plan 09.13.2020

A weekly meal plan with 6 nourishing plant-based meals with vegan and gluten-free options! Print the grocery list to make shopping for the week a breeze!

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I hope you have some fun plans for the weekend in addition to whipping up these healthy vegetarian meals! If you’re already ready for pumpkin season, be sure to check out my Chocolate Chip Paleo Pumpkin Bread. It’s a healthier take on a pumpkin treat and you’d never even know it!

On the menu this week: Fresh Yellow Tomato Soup, Mexican Kale Salad with Cumin Lime Dressing, Sticky Orange Tempeh with Roasted Carrots, Cuban Black Beans and Rice, Immunity-Boosting Turmeric Soup with Vegetables and Rice, and Palak Paneer.

Enjoy!! xo

SUNDAY

FRESH YELLOW TOMATO SOUP from Rhubarbarians

Prep Ahead Tip: The mirepoix can be chopped up to two days ahead of time, but keep the tomatoes fresh until ready to cook.

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Recipe is vegan and gluten free

Meat Lover’s Edition: Serve alongside your favorite animal protein. I suggest grilled chicken or salmon!

 

MONDAY

MEXICAN KALE SALAD WITH CUMIN LIME DRESSING from She Likes Food

Prep Ahead Tip: Dressing can be made up to 3 days in advance.

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Recipe is gluten free.  Use vegan cheese, or omit cheese, to make vegan.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Add rotisserie chicken, grilled steak, or baked fish of choice.

 

TUESDAY

STICKY ORANGE TEMPEH WITH MAPLE THYME ROASTED VEGETABLES from Hummusapien

Prep Ahead Tip:Veggies can be chopped and rice can be made ahead of time.

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Recipe is vegan, make sure tempeh is GF if needed.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Substitute chicken for the tempeh

 

WEDNESDAY

CUBAN BLACK BEANS AND RICE from I Heart Vegetables

Prep Ahead Tip: This recipe comes together quickly in the Instant Pot!

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Recipe is vegan and gluten free.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Add rotisserie chicken, grilled steak, or baked fish of choice.

 

THURSDAY

PALAK PANEER From Eats Well With Others

Prep Ahead Tip: Recipe comes together quickly, no need to prep ahead.

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Use tofu in place of paneer to make this vegan. Recipe is already gluten free.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Add rotisserie chicken, shredded pork, ground beef/turkey, or baked fish of choice.

 

FRIDAY

IMMUNITY BOOSTNG TURMERIC SOUP from The Roasted Root

Prep Ahead Tip: The soup comes together lightning fast! No advance prep is necessary.

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Recipe is vegan and gluten-free

Meat Lover’s Edition: Add rotisserie chicken or 1 large boneless skinless chicken breast (chopped and added during the cooking process).

 

DESSERT

PEANUT BUTTER PRETZEL BARS from I Heart Vegetables

Substitutions: Use GF pretzels, and/or replace the brown sugar with coconut sugar.

Click HERE to print the shopping list!

SHOPPING LIST

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Comments

  1. Anni

    I love your info! Thank you.
    FYI it is the 9th month, not August. Only saying this because of filing recipies under a date.
    Seriously, thank you so much for these recipies and tips. I have food allergies and would not have any variety at all if it were not for your suggestions!

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