How to Eat Plant-Based Every Night This Week

We get it: Going vegan seems a bit…intimidating. But, great news, it’s totally manageable to pull off a week of plant-based eating. (For starters, you don’t have to write off that gorgeous leather jacket you bought on sale last season.) Here, seven plant-based dinners we rounded up to get you started.

What the Heck Is a Plant-Based Diet (and Should You Try It)?

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Monday Dinner: Vegan Slow-cooker Detox Coconut Soup

The best excuse to keep your Crock-Pot out on the counter all year long.

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Tuesday Dinner: Vegan Fiesta Taco Bowl

Just the right balance of crunchy raw veggies, hearty toppings and creamy dressing.

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Wednesday Dinner: Make-ahead Aloo Gobi

Tender, flavorful and, best of all, it keeps for up to four days in the fridge.

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Thursday Dinner: Easy Skillet Linguine With Trumpet Mushroom ‘scallops’

Mushrooms look like scallops and have a similar texture but are much easier to cook (and a hell of a lot cheaper).

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Friday Dinner: Vegan Sriracha ‘meatballs’ With Noodles And Grilled Vegetables

You’d never guess these juicy nuggets are made from tofu.

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Saturday Dinner: Watermelon Poke Bowls

It’s the end of the week. This calls for something extra special…like these drop-dead-gorgeous bowls that also happen to be fish-free.

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Sunday Dinner: Vegan Spaghetti Squash With Mushroom Marinara Sauce

There’s just something about Sunday night that makes us crave a giant plate of red sauce. Luckily, you can whip up this recipe in under an hour.

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Heath Goldman

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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?
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