Vegetarian Meal Plan 09.27.2020

A nutritious weekly meal plan that is vegetarian with vegan and gluten-free options. Meal plan includes a grocery list for ease of meal prep

Howdy, folks!

How is autumn treating you so far?

Thankfully, the fires have calmed in the Western U.S., and our skies here in Reno have gone back to a beautiful blue. Thanks for sending your good thoughts our way 🙂 xo

On this week’s meal plan: Crock Pot Vegan Pumpkin Chili, Roasted Buffalo Chickpea Salad, Butternut Squash and Lentil Bolognese, Vegan Broccoli Tacos, Vegan Stuffed Shells, Easy Vegan Black Bean Burgers.

Be sure to print our grocery list for easy shopping!

And if you’re looking for a delicious fall-inspired breakfast (or snack), be sure to check out my Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread. 😉

Enjoy! xo

SUNDAY

CROCK POT VEGAN PUMPKIN CHILI from The Roasted Root

Prep Ahead Tip: This is a set it and forget it slow cooker recipe, so no advance prep is needed!

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

Meat Lover’s Edition: Chop up 1 to 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts and add them to the crock pot.

 

MONDAY

ROASTED BUFFALO CHICKPEA SALAD from Rhubarbarians

Prep Ahead Tip: The buffalo chickpeas can be made ahead up to a day in advance and kept in an air tight container on the counter. You can also pre-chop your veggies and keep those together in the refrigerator.

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Either omit the butter or use vegan butter for the sauce. Omit the blue cheese and use vegan ranch dressing. Recipe is gluten free.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Add rotisserie chicken or baked salmon to the salad.

 

TUESDAY

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND LENTIL BOLOGNESE from Eats Well With Others

Prep Ahead Tip: The lentils can be cooked a few days ahead of time. Drain and store them in the fridge until ready to use.

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Omit the mascarpone to make this vegan. Use gluten free pasta to make it gluten free.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Make a traditional bolognese using ground beef or turkey in place of lentils.

 

WEDNESDAY

VEGAN BROCCOLI TACOS from I Heart Vegetables

Prep Ahead Tip: No prep necessary

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Recipe is vegan when made with Vegenaise. Use corn tortillas to keep this recipe gluten free.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Add rotisserie chicken or cook up some ground beef taco meat.

 

THURSDAY

VEGAN STUFFED SHELLS From Hummusapien

Prep Ahead Tip:Recipe comes together quickly.

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Recipe is vegan, use GF pasta if needed.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Serve alongside your favorite animal protein.

 

FRIDAY

EASY VEGAN BLACK BEAN BURGERS from She Likes Food

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

Vegan/Gluten Free Substitutions: Recipe is vegan and gluten free.  Make sure to use gluten free buns if needed.

Meat Lover’s Edition: Put an egg and bacon on it 😀

 

DESSERT

HEALTHIER OATMEAL COOKIES from She Likes Food

Click HERE to print the shopping list.

SHOPPING LIST

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