This vegetarian meal plan features 5 days of hearty salad recipes that fuel your body and fill your belly!
A weekly meal plan is the simplest way to prepare healthful meals for you and your family. Our weekly vegetarian meal plans will save you so much anguish from having to figure out what you make for dinner every weekday.
This week, we are showcasing a week of hearty salads, which is perfect for when you are feeling like you should eat a little lighter (even though they can be extremely filling!). Our salads are filled with a variety of vegetables (and even fruit!) to provide lots of vitamins and minerals to keep your body fueled.
A common misconception is that salads can’t be full meals. Well, I’m here to tell you that our salads are packed to the brim and will leave you so satisfied and wanting more ONLY because of how delicious they are! These vegetarian salad recipes are extremely healthy yet filling and are also really refreshing for the upcoming hotter days.
We have included printable shopping lists with all ingredients you will need for all the meals for your convenience. Grab the printable shopping list for this meal plan here, or keep scrolling to see whats on the menu this week!
Start the week off easy with our Everyday Kale Salad. This salad is so simple to assemble, which is excellent for busy weeknights, and is made with fresh produce and topped with a lemony hummus dressing. This particular salad features avocado and apple, which complement the other ingredients so well. We even offer a few variations so you can make include the ingredients you like best.
MAKE AHEAD TIP: chop up all of the ingredients in advance so all you have to do is assemble the salad. Yes - kale does store well in the fridge, unlike lettuce.
Our Lemony Arugula Grain Bowl is packed with greens, protein, and healthy fats. These are packed with so many flavors and we have a variety of substitution options, so we are certain this will become a staple at your dinner table. This dish offers a ton of protein and will definitely fill you up, so be sure to make this when you are feeling particularly hungry!
STORAGE TIP: Make enough for other meals throughout the week, but store the arugula and dressing separate from everything else to ensure maximum freshness.
Who said all salads need leaves? Our Zucchini Corn Salad will cool you down on your hottest days. This recipe features a delicious spice and olive oil blend to add flavor and seasoning to this refreshing salad. It’s also really hearty and filling, but it will definitely leave you wanting more. Zucchini is very healthy, as it’s full of nutrients, so it makes for an amazing addition to any salad.
Pick up a load of French bread to serve this with!
MEAL PREP TIP: This recipe serves 4, but make more if you want extra for throughout the week.
Try our Curried Melon Salad when you’re feeling like you want something different and unique! This sweet and savory dish made with melons, Quorn meatless “chicken,” and a delicious curry yogurt sauce is ready in 20 minutes or less! It also has your typical greens and other salad essentials. This hearty salad will fill you up and is super refreshing as well!
PREP TIP: chop up all of the produces and store until you’re ready to throw the salad together.
More kale anyone? Enjoy an easy and hearty vegan dinner by making our 15 Minute Buddha Bowls. This dish includes healthy grains, chickpeas, fruit, and avocado, and is a balanced, healthy meal that comes together in less than 15 minutes! Top this buddha bowl off with any of our signature sauces. For this one, we’ll show you how to make our sweet and savory yogurt sauce.
If you’re wanting to make your own simple salad this week, spice it up with our Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette salad dressing recipe. This unique salad dressing will transform any boring salad and create a burst of flavor in your mouth while providing necessary antioxidants.
PRO TIP: Make a small batch at a time, since you should safely enjoy this dressing for about a week.
We hope you enjoy these healthy, delicious, and filling salads this week. Let us know which one was your favorite and what meal plans you would like to see next!
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