Weekly meal plan: Budget-friendly plant-based recipes for athletes!

Weekly meal plan: Budget-friendly plant-based recipes for athletes!


Are you an athlete on a budget? Getting your daily nutrients in does not have to break the bank, so here is a meal plan that gives you some ideas. Spring has begun, the flowers are in full bloom, and you may have the opportunity to exercise outside. You can run through the parks, do a group workout outdoors or even stretch outside. If you want to get all the necessary protein, vegetables and healthy fats through your day without wasting money? This meal plan is for you! Each day includes the usual breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert, but also has a snack that would be a good workout snack. Of course, make sure you get the right amount of food for your body, so use this meal plan as a guide to get some inspiration for your meals!

If you are looking for even more recipes for athletes, check out these cookbooks Plant Powered Cookbook and No Meat Athlete our cookbook archive!

We also highly recommend downloading Food Monster app With over 15,000 delicious recipes, it’s the largest meat-free, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you stay healthy! And don’t forget to check out our weekly meal plan archive!

Are you ready to have a week full of delicious vegan food that leaves you nourished and satisfied? Let’s get started!

This week we bring you budget-friendly meals that athletes can enjoy for your breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert! And they are completely vegan and plant based!

Monday

Vegan Pinto Bean and Green Quesadilla

Source: Pinto Bean and Greens Quesadilla

Happy Monday! If you want to get all the necessary protein, vegetables and healthy fats during your day without wasting money? This is the day for you! These healthy breakfast cookies come together easily; you can make a batch for the week and enjoy it when you need a quick breakfast or snack!

Tuesday

Vegan Nut Butter Overnight Oats

Source: Nut Butter Overnight Oats

Start your week with the easiest breakfast: oats overnight. The best part is that you can add your own protein powder and flavors if you are not a fan of nut butter. For a snack, grab an apple and some of your favorite cold cuts to make these apple snacks! They include hemp seeds, which will help meet your healthy fat needs for the day. Plus, for dessert, enjoy this ice cream made with chickpeas! It is high in protein and the perfect healthy bet for a sweet treat!

Wednesday

Vegan grilled vegetable and tofu wrap

Source: Grilled Vegetables and Tofu Wrap

It’s the middle of the week and if you want to mix your usual breakfast, try these quinoa plantain pancakes. And for dinner you can enjoy this delicious pasta stuffed with crispy vegetables!

Thursday

Vegan walnut blueberry muffins

Source: Walnut Blueberry Muffins

It’s almost the end of the week, and if you’re looking for something to keep you on your toes, this barbecue mango sandwich is the answer. Not only is it easy to put together, but it is a budget-friendly meal with a high protein content. End the day with this decadent pot au chocolat, another delicious dessert!

Friday

Vegan easy 20 minute garlic paste

Source: Easy 20 minute garlic paste

Happy Friday! End the week with these delicious meals, all budget-friendly. The twenty minute long pasta is both budget friendly and assembles in less than thirty minutes.

Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental well-being, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Consumption of dairy products has also been linked to many health problems including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.

For those of you who are interested in eating more plant-based or even giving one of these vitamin-rich citrus meals a try, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster app – with over 15,000 delicious recipes, it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprints, save animals and stay healthy! And while you’re at it, we encourage you to learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet as well.

Here are some great resources to get you started:

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