Vegan & Vegetarian Family Meal Prep | Easy Recipes for Beginners

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We’ve gotten a lot of requests for a vegan and vegetarian family meal prep so here it is! Meal prep is a great way to save time and money and is totally doable even for a vegan family with vegan (or vegetarian) kids.* Don’t forget to thumbs up and subscribe!
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*Because our son cannot eat legumes, we omitted those from his portions and supplemented his meals with animal protein. So these recipes are highly adaptable whether your prefer a plant-based diet or choose to incorporate some meat too.
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THE RECIPES
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Apple Pie Slow Cooker Oats
3 cups steel cut oats
11 cups water
1 12oz can coconut milk (light is okay)
3 apples, diced
1/2 cup ground flax seed (optional)
1/3 cup brown sugar (or more to taste.
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp allspice
– Spray or butter inside of crock pot to prevent sticking
– Combine all ingredients in 6 quart crock pot on low for five hours.
Garden Vegetable Lasagna Soup
https://www.budgetbytes.com/2016/04/garden-vegetable-lasagna-soup/
(OBH Tip: Add beans to make it heartier. We used garbanzo. Omit cheese to make it vegan.)
Roasted Cauliflower
https://www.budgetbytes.com/2015/08/smoky-parmesan-roasted-cauliflower/
(OBH Tip: Omit cheese to make it vegan.)
Green Soup
https://cookieandkate.com/2014/redeeming-green-soup-with-lemon-and-cayenne/
OBH Adaptations:
Use mixed power greens (baby spinach, kale, chard)
Add 1/2 t of cumin with cayenne
Omit Lemon
Add 1 tsp of olive oil as garnish and for extra healthy fats
Curried Quinoa
3 cups quinoa
3 12 oz cans coconut milk (light okay)
1 1/2 cups water
1 medium onion
2T coconut oil
1 bell pepper, chopped
2 carrots, shredded
1T curry powder
2tsp turmeric
2tsp ground ginger
1tsp salt
5oz arugula or green of choice, roughly chopped
– Heat a large pot (at least 4.5 quart) with a lid over medium heat. Add coconut oil and saute onions until translucent, stirring frequently. Add in the curry, turmeric, salt and ginger, heating for 30 seconds until fragrant. Pour in quinoa, coconut milk, and water. Stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 10 minutes, then stir in greens. Cover the pot and cook for another 5 minutes then remove the pot from heat and let it rest for 5 minutes.
– Fluff the quinoa with a fork.
Pressure Cooker Chickpeas
1 lb chick peas
6 cups water
1/2 onion
1 bay leave
2 cloves garlic
1tsp salt
Rinse chickpeas and add to pressure cooker with all of the other ingredients. Pressure on high for 35-40 minutes. Allow pressure to release naturally (Do not let the steam out using the manual release. As the pot cools the pressure will naturally escape on its own.)
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21 Comments

  1. There aren’t a lot of vegan family meal preps on here (or idk how to use the Internet lol) so thank you!!

    Also you seem so, so kind and excited about FOOD!

  2. My family is vegetarian im learning meal prep for a family of 8 so this helped. Being a busy mom im hoping this will help my day go smoothly

  3. Question how many people can we feed with that? I have growing boy n the husband n they don’t get full with the vegan meals.

  4. please do a video on how to save on baby gear and all about babies basically… thank you

  5. great video! love connecting with other vegans! just subbed! I make vegan videos as well if you wish to check em out, Sending my praise 😀

  6. That green soup is so bright! Looks fantastic! Great tip to find recipes that use similar ingredients. It looks more realistic/doable for someone who is not a full time YouTuber or food blogger. With other meal prep videos I get tired just watching them, they have so many steps!

  7. I love watching you cook. I hope you post more. I am new sub and I really love your family. Especially how you and your hubby put haters into their place without being rude. Keep up the good work xxx

  8. Just found your channel and subbed. Loved watching you cook and the good looks delicious. I recently went vegan and am getting tired of eating humus and veggies!

  9. Great organization skills Tasha, I just found your channel and looked @ almost all your videos. Hope your family knows how lucky they are.

  10. THANK you sooooooooooooooo much Tasha….I used to cook several meals at oncenow….. toast….is all I can manage…lol….. LOVE the meals….. !!!!!

  11. These recipes look delicious, especially the lasagna soup and the quinoa. I'm meatless (pescetarian), so I will definitely try these out. BTW…totally off topic, but I big chopped yesterday (well, a stylist did it)! I watched your video for inspiration. I'm adjusting, but looking forward to trying out new styles. Thanks for the inspiration!

  12. Thank you for sharing. As a vegan for almost seven years I know the meat will not be missed once these delicious recipes are made. Vegan food is not only delicious but healthy and colorful of nutrients too. Your baby is so cute.

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