7 Quick And Easy High Protein Vegan Meal Prep Recipes

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A lot of people do not know that being a vegan brings a kaleidoscope of flavours, health benefits, and the joy of cooking with a conscience. However, the quest for variety, especially in high-protein vegan meals, often feels like navigating a culinary maze. Fear not, for the path to delicious and nutritious vegan meals is paved with more than just good intentions. It is about merging convenience with creativity, ensuring that your meals are as satisfying as they are healthy. This vegan recipe guide is your culinary compass, pointing you towards common protein-rich vegan meals that are as easy to prepare as they are delightful to the palate. Also, understand how premium cookware and glass food storage solutions can transform your vegan dessert and meal prep experience, keeping your culinary creations fresh and tasty.


1. Hearty Quinoa & Bean Salad

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  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. Rinse quinoa under cold water. In a saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add quinoa, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  2. In a large glass bowl, combine cooked quinoa, black beans, red bell pepper, corn, and cilantro.
  3. Drizzle with lime juice, season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine. Store in glass containers to maintain freshness.


2. Tofu & Broccoli Stir-Fry

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  • 400g firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated



  1. Heat sesame oil in a pan over medium heat. Add garlic and ginger, sautéing until fragrant.
  2. Increase heat to high, add tofu cubes, and stir-fry until golden.
  3. Add broccoli and onion, stir-frying until vegetables are tender but crisp.
  4. Pour in soy sauce, toss everything together and cook for another minute. Serve this delicious dish in glass containers or bowls to showcase its appeal before sealing the freshness within.

Also Read: 9 Quick & Healthy Lunch Ideas for UK Professionals


3. Vegan Lentil Soup

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  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 can dice tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. In a large pot, sauté onions, carrots, and celery until softened.
  2. Add lentils, vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, and cumin. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20–25 minutes.
  3. Purée half the soup for a creamier texture, then combine. Season with salt and pepper. 4. Ladle into glass containers to cool, then seal for longevity.


4. Chickpea Avocado Mash Wrap

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  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 red onion, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Whole wheat wraps



  1. In a bowl, mash chickpeas and avocado together.
  2. Stir in lime juice, red onion, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread the mixture over wraps, roll tightly, and slice. Pack these wholesome wraps in glass containers for a grab-and-go lunch that stays fresh.

Also Read: A Delectable Mixed-Spice Rubbed Chicken Thighs Recipe


5. Spicy Peanut Tofu with Veggies

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  • 400g firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (carrot, bell pepper, broccoli)
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced



  1. Whisk together peanut butter, soy sauce, maple syrup, chilli flakes, and garlic for the sauce.
  2. In a pan, sauté tofu and vegetables. Once cooked, add the sauce and mix well.
  3. Serve hot or let cool and store in glass containers, ensuring your meals are as enjoyable tomorrow as they are today.


6. Vegan Protein Pancakes

Vegan Protein Pancakes


  • 1 cup flour (any kind will do)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons plant-based protein powder
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract



  1. In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder, and protein powder.
  2. Stir in almond milk, maple syrup, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  3. Pour batter onto a heated non-stick pan, cooking until bubbles form, then flip. Stack and store your pancakes in Houszy containers, ready for a quick breakfast.


7. Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chilli

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chilli


  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can dice tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon chilli powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. In a large pot, sauté onion and garlic. Add sweet potatoes, cooking until slightly softened.
  2. Add black beans, diced tomatoes, chilli powder, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 25 minutes.
  3. Adjust seasoning to taste and enjoy a comforting bowl, or let it cool and store in glass containers for a week's worth of goodness.


Why Choose Houszy's Glass Containers?

Improving how you handle your meal prep is not just about the vegan recipes, it is about preserving their essence. This is why our glass meal prep containers are designed to seal in the flavours, nutrients, and freshness of your meals. Compared to plastic, glass does not absorb flavours or odours and is easy to clean, ensuring your high-protein vegan meals remain pure and tasty. Ready to transform your meal prep with both delicious recipes and superior storage solutions? Explore Houszy's range of glass food storage containers and step into a week filled with healthful, protein-packed vegan meals.


Transform Your Meal Prep?

It is time to embrace the ease and enjoyment of preparing high-protein vegan meals that stay fresh, tasty, and nutritious throughout the week. Whether it is the zest of a quinoa salad or the comforting warmth of sweet potato chilli, your meals deserve the best preservation. Select the right glass food storage container from our wide range of options that feature round, rectangular and compartment glass meal prep containers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is meal prep better in glass containers?

Yes, glass containers are a better option for meal prep as they can keep food fresh with their airtight seal lids. Also, they are very easy to wash, leak-proof, eco-friendly, heat-safe, and dishwasher-safe.

Does food last longer in glass containers?

Of course, glass containers are inert, meaning they do not react to any chemicals, which makes them ideal for keeping food for longer periods. The snap-lock lids are also airtight, which means the food will maintain its freshness for longer as well.

Why do people use glass meal prep containers?

While it is a matter of preference, most people use glass meal prep containers because they are a variable option compared to plastic. The glass meal prep containers are heat-resistant, dishwasher-safe, oven-safe, leak-proof, and non-toxic.

Are glass containers airtight lids BPA-free?

Yes, these borosilicate glass containers are paired with BPA-free airtight lids and some even come with bamboo lids which is a more sustainable option