You don’t have to be vegan to eat (and thoroughly enjoy) a vegan recipe. The meat-free, dairy-free, and egg-free way of eating allows space for fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, whole rains, fresh herbs, spices, and sauces to really shine.
Read: All of these vegan lunch ideas are seriously delicious, and happen to be oh-so-nutritious, too.
Concerned about not getting enough protein in vegan meals? No need to stress! These lunch options feature tons of protein-packed ingredients. Another plus: You don’t even need to fire up your stovetop or oven to prep most vegan proteins. (Three cheers for canned beans.)
There’s more: “Vegan meals can be very meal prep-friendly because preparing veggies and plant-based sources of protein is simple and doesn’t require a tonne of time in the kitchen, says nutritionist
Maggie Michalczyk, RD. “Plus, most of the components (with the exception of some veggies) will last for a few days.”
Are you sold, or are you sold? Get your plant power on—and keep your eats interesting—with these easy vegan lunch ideas.