Leo Babauta: simple vegan meal prep

I recently shared¬†what I’ve been eating lately, and thought I’d also share my¬†shopping list, as well as how to prep the meals I eat.

Here’s how to do it:

Tempeh w/ greens

  1. Cube a couple packages of tempeh, dice 3-4 cloves of garlic.
  2. Saute garlic in 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil, throw in tempeh after a minute.
  3. While tempeh is cooking, chop up some kale or broccoli or spinach (or 2 of them).
  4. Toss the greens in with the tempeh & garlic. Add some salt & pepper. Done.

I’ll also boil some lentils sometimes, add salt & pepper, and eat with the tempeh.

Scrambled tofu

  1. Drain a couple packages of firm tofu, dice 3-4 cloves of garlic, two carrots, a zucchini, and half an onion.
  2. Saute onions & garlic in 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil, throw in carrots, zucchini, and tofu after a minute. Break up the tofu a bit.
  3. While tofu is cooking, chop up some kale or broccoli or spinach (or 2 of them).
  4. Add some tamari and tumeric to the tofu, stirring as you cook.
  5. Toss the greens in with the tofu. Add some salt & pepper. Done.

I usually make enough for 4 small meals of either the tofu or tempeh, or enough for 2 days. Then I just heat up a bit for a small meal when I’m hungry.

Yogurt

  1. Put about a cup of soy yogurt in a bowl.
  2. To that, add half a cup to a cup of blueberries (or other berries), a tablespoon or two of ground flaxseeds, and a quarter cup of raw almonds/walnuts. Stir up a bit. Done.

Vegan protein shake

  1. Blend together a 1 1/2 cups soymilk with 1 1/2 scoops of Plant Fusion vegan protein powder.
  2. Drink after doing a short workout of either squats & chinups, or deadlifts & presses. Flex in front of a mirror if no one is looking.

Snack: apples & nuts

  1. Eat an apple. Have some raw almonds and/or walnuts with it.
  2. Smile.

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