20 Low-Maintenance, Satisfying Vegan Lunches

Vegan lunches = so not cool when they’re just a giant pile of lettuce. Ditto when they require seven specialty ingredients that you couldn’t even track down. That’s why we rounded up a bunch of wholesome and satisfying recipes you can whip up quickly, stash in the fridge and enjoy all week long.

The 30 Best Vegan Slow-Cooker Recipes

Vegan Sriracha 'meatballs' With Noodles And Grilled Vegetables

This is what we like to call a power bowl.

Vegan Slow-cooker Detox Coconut Soup

Reset your system.

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Make Ahead Farro And Brussels Sprouts Salad

Buh-bye, sad lunch salad.

Make-ahead Aloo Gobi

The classic Indian dish is easy to whip up in 30 minutes (and lasts up to four days in the fridge).

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Rainbow Collard Wraps With Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce

Finally, a sandwich that won’t get soggy in the fridge.

Quick Guacamole Quinoa Salad

One for your kiddo; one for you.

Clean-eating Bibimbap Bowls

Spicy, crunchy and absolutely satisfying.

Easy Skillet Linguine With Trumpet Mushroom 'scallops'

Blast this in the microwave for 30 seconds and you’re good to go.

Radish Barbecue Bowls With Tangy Honey-mustard Dressing

Grill your veggies to add a touch of savory smoke flavor.

Cold Sesame Cucumber Noodles

The secret? Store-bought marinated tofu.

Vegan 'blt' Sandwich

Hellooo, eggplant bacon.

Vegetarian Sushi Cups

Finger food means you can eat ten of them.

Roasted Poblano And Jackfruit Tacos With Adobo Cream Sauce

Is your mouth watering yet?

Vegan Spaghetti Squash With Mushroom Marinara Sauce

Bonus points for low-carb.

Easy Cheesy Vegan Spinach Pesto Grilled Cheese

Gooier than real white cheddar.

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Grilled Corn Kale Salad

Chili-lime dressing takes everything to the next level.

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Air-fried Buffalo Cauliflower Steaks

Down with giant vats of hot oil.

Firecracker Vegan Lettuce Wraps

We see you with your gorgeous, crispy tofu bites.

Shredded Thai Salad With Avocado

The prettiest salad we ever did meet.

Creamy Vegan Cauliflower Corn Chowder

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From 2017 to 2019 Heath Goldman held the role of Food Editor covering food, booze and some recipe development, too. Tough job, eh?