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Quick vegan meals you can prep the night before

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Prepping food the night before can make your mornings a lot easier. But when you add dietary needs on top of that, the whole thing can get a bit complicated. That’s why we’ve put together your whole day so you don’t even have to think about what to eat. You’ll love these recipes if your vegan or not – they’re yummy AF!
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Breakfast bowl

This is a super quick and easy breakfast to make the night before, which you can enjoy warmed up on a winter morning or served cold with extra frozen berries on a warm summers day.

What you will need:

  • Weetabix
  • Almond Milk
  • Alpro Soya Plain Yoghurt
  • Frozen Berry Mix
  • Banana, Chopped

Method:

  1. Crumble up 1-2 Weetabix in a glass jar
  2. Cover with 1.5 cups almond milk, add more if you prefer.
  3. Add in a handful of frozen berries and half the chopped up banana
  4. Leave in the fridge overnight.
  5. Transfer to a bowl, add 2 tbsp Alpro soya plain, and another handful of frozen berries to top.

Roasted sundried tomato and Garlic Green Lentil Salad

This lunch needs barely any preparation and is super yummy, as well as being high in protein and a healthy option.

What you will need:

  • Tin Green Lentils in water
  • ½ Cucumber
  • ½ Red Pepper
  • ½ Yellow Pepper
  • ¼ Jar sun dried tomatoes
  • Handful Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 small Garlic
  • 3 Spring onions

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 c
  2. Peel Garlic into cloves
  3. Place sundried tomatoes, tomatoes and Garlic cloves onto a baking tray mix around in some of the oil from the sundried tomatoes.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes
  5. Warm lentils in microwave for 3 minutes
  6. Dice pepper, cucumber, spring onions and add to the warmed lentils
  7. Remove the Roasted tomatoes from the oven and stir into the salad. Place in the fridge ready for lunch the next day.

Chickpea and Apricot Stew

This is a super warming and hearty meal, super easy to make and tastes delicious. Top it off with fresh coriander to add some extra zing.

What you will need:

  • Tin apricot halves
  • Tin chickpeas in water
  • Carton of chopped tomatoes with basil and oregano
  • Red Pepper
  • Yellow Pepper
  • 2 Mushrooms
  • Paprika-tsp
  • Mixed spice ¼ tsp
  • Hot paprika-¼ tsp
  • Soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • 1 tortilla-toasted

Method:

  1. Drain chickpeas and apricot
  2. Add chickpeas, Apricots and tomatoes to saucepan over a medium heat
  3. Chop up pepper, and mushrooms and add to pan
  4. Sprinkle over spices and add a tablespoon of soy sauce.
  5. Move onto low heat and leave to simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Leave to cool and add to the fridge to enjoy the next night with a toasted tortilla.

Oaty Energy Bites

What you will need:

  • Blender/food processor
  • 1 Cup Oats
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • Handful of raisins
  • 1 small banana
  • ½ bar dark chocolate
  • 3 tbsp coconut nectar/ liquid sweetener

Method:

  1. Add all the ingredients into the blender except the banana
  2. Blitz for 30 seconds
  3. Add half the banana and blitz again
  4. Add the remainder of the banana
  5. Roll the mix into equal size balls and roll in cocoa powder to finish.

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23 comments

    1. Give it a try! Its the easiest thing to make on the planet and breakfast is the most important meal of the day…apparently 😉 thank you for the comment lovely! xx

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  1. This is a great post! I always struggle with coming up with ideas for breakfast and very often end up eating cereal. I love the breakfast bowl idea, I’ll try it for sure. Thanks for sharing!

    Julia xx
    theglassofclass.com

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    1. Thank you so much for the comment lovely! I am a sucker for cereal but this is definatly a more exciting breakfast and is so easy to make! xx

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  2. I have been considering going vegan for a while but was going to ween myself in slowly as i know its alot to do with knowledge and loads of food prep. I was worried i wasnt going to know what to make – but will bookmark this page for sure! Thanks for sharing xx

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    1. Aw so glad to have been of help! Its definitly somethign to research but so worth it and actually not too much hard work! Hope you enjoy these! ❤

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    1. Let me know your thoughts on the energy bites! The breakfast bowl is so so easy to make and tastes AMAZING! Thanks for the comment lovely xx

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    1. Yes thats the best thing about making meals the night before it saves money and time! Glad to help! thanks for the comment lovely! xx

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