Five simple vegan meal preps from YouTube’s plant-based gurus
For a lot of people, especially new vegans, knowing what to eat can be a struggle. You’ll be happy to know that this, along with makeup tutorials and ASMR videos, is what YouTube is for.
While not all of these meal plans are designed for optimum health, they areall great for time management. Five easy and fast meal preps follow, for those of us dreading the week ahead.
In short, pro-chef Gaz Oakley, better known as Avant Garde Vegan, knows what’s up.
Join him for a 16-meal prep of quinoa fruit salad, Spanish One Pot Stew, vegetable pasta and Chocolate Orange Energy Balls.
Do keep in mind that you can’t learn how to be cool from a YouTube video. So don’t go expecting any miracles, Emily.
If you’re looking for a meal prep video that’s easy and affordable, vegan weightlifter Brian Turner’s got your backhe’s got you on a budget.
Follow along for a week’s worth of peanut butter and jelly, pasta, beans, rice, veggies, and contagious enthusiasm. If you’re not in a good mood by the end of this video, next week’s groceries are on me.
If you’re ready to start living large and step that budget up to roughly $30 a week, you need to check out Jenné Claiborne’s budget meal prep.
This seasoned chef (pun totally intended) will guide you through a nutrient-rich menu of curry, chili, kale salad, oatmeal, and even a sweet pea mash for snacks between meals.
If you’re looking to get jacked but don’t have time to micromanage your diet, Jon Venus has you covered.
In this video, you’ll learn how to make a berry cereal, tofu scramble, stir-fry, and stuffed sweet potatoes and, if you eat just like Jon did, you’ll hit nearly 7oz (200 grams) of protein at less than $4 per meal.
Join self-trained chef Caitlin Shoemaker in making an Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal, Warm Lentil Salad Bowls and Smoky Black-Eyed Pea Soup to warm you up, especially good in the harsh chill of winter.
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