Vegetarian Lunch Ideas For Weight Loss


Vegetarian lunch ideas for weight loss are critical for anyone who wants to lose weight fast or even moderate levels of weight loss. Losing weight can seem pretty straightforward in theory. In fact, it’s often the case that when you know how to lose weight, it can seem like anything but straightforward. You can tackle weight loss for example by learning about numerous dieting tips and tricks, or you could choose to turn vegetarian which will help you shed those unwanted pounds a lot faster.

Vegetarian Lunch Ideas For Weight Loss

Cold Peanut Noodle Salad divided between meal prep containers, dressing being poured.

Whether you’re just looking to make packing lunches for the week easier, less expensive, or more delicious, these vegetarian meal prep ideas will help you get started. Packed with colorful and nutrient dense vegetables, beans, and whole grains, these meal prep ideas will leave you satisfied!

Overhead view of a Kale and White Bean Power Bowl with a fork in the side

1. Kale and White Bean Power Bowls

These kale and white bean power bowls are full of flavor, texture, protein, fiber, and other nutrients. Perfect for meal prep!

meal prep containers full of autumn kale and sweet potato salad

2. Autumn Kale and Sweet Potato Salad

I don’t know about you, but I need a good salad right about now. I’ve been kind of over doing the comfort foods lately and my body is like, “pleeeease, can I have some…

Three bagel lunch boxes lined up in a row

3. The Bagel Lunch Box

Here’s another quick lunch box idea (or meal prep breakfast idea) for you! While this one isn’t completely no-cook because it contains a hard boiled egg, it is still a super easy no-reheat lunch…

Three glass containers of the peanut butter lunch box lined up in a row

3. The Peanut Butter Lunch Box

Continuing on with the series of no-cook lunch boxes, I bring you The Peanut Butter Lunch Box! This one is so simple, yet I may have enjoyed this one the most out of all…0Three glass containers filled with hummus lunch box ingredients

4. The Hummus Lunch Box

Are y’all ready for the next installment in the no-cook lunch box series? The Hummus Lunch Box is a classic, one that I’m sure many of you have made before, but it definitely deserves…

Close up overhead view of a roasted cauliflower taco bowl topped with cilantro lime ranch and a black fork in the middle

5. Roasted Cauliflower Taco Bowls

Taco bowls, burrito bowls, whatever you want to call them! I went with taco bowls this time because of the homemade taco seasoning used on the roasted cauliflower, plus the fresh toppings like tomatoes…

Chili cornbread skillet with some scooped out onto a white plate beside the skillet

6. Chili Cornbread Skillet

Some nights you just need something warm, comforting, and easy to help melt off the stresses of the day, like a big bowl of chili. And maybe some cornbread, too, for good measure. This…

Overhead view of a pot full of vegetable barley soup with bread on the side

7. Vegetable Barley Soup

Can’t stop, won’t stop with the yummy soups over here! Soup is easy, soup is filling, soup is an easy way to pack some more vegetables into your day, and soup (usually) freezes well….

Four glass containers with Roasted Vegetable Salad and three dressing containers

8. Roasted Vegetable Salad Meal Prep

Making sure I get vegetables into my diet takes daily effort. But one thing I know for sure is that if I have them prepped, I am 1000x more likely to eat them. So…

Lemon garlic dressing being poured over the salad bowl

9. Lemony Artichoke and Quinoa Salad

I’m living off refrigerator salads all summer, what about you? Oh, you don’t know what a refrigerator salad is? It’s a salad that holds up well to refrigeration (doesn’t go limp and soggy like…

Cold Peanut Noodle Salad divided between meal prep containers, dressing being poured.

10. Cold Peanut Noodle Salad

This Cold Peanut Noodle Salad is the perfect meal prep for summer! No need to reheat, it’s light but filling, and the flavors are oh so fresh. It’s topped off with a homemade tangy,…

Four glass bowl veggie snack packs with ranch dressing, broccoli, and tomatoes.

11. Meal Prep Vegetable Snack Packs

You know how some people carry around a gallon jug of water with them all day to remind themselves to drink water and so they can always see how close they are to hitting…

Four glass meal prep containers lined up with roasted vegetable couscous. Two with chicken and two with chickpeas

12. Roasted Vegetable Couscous Meal Prep

Traveling is always fun, but I’m always so ready to get back to a good eating routine as soon as I get back. So, as soon as I got back from my trip to…

Creamy Dijon Dressing being Drizzled onto a Roasted Brussels Sprout Bowl

13. Roasted Brussels Sprout Bowls

One of the best parts about recipe testing is that when you stumble onto something good you have a great excuse to make it over and over again while you tweak the details. I’ve…

Sesame Tempeh Bowls being eaten with chopsticks

14. Sesame Tempeh Bowls

It’s only been two days since the Vegetarian Challenge ended, but my stomach is already like, “Whoa girl, take it easy. I thought I told you before not to change things up so suddenly!”…

Close up of a bowl of Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms with Herby Kale Mashed Potatoes

15. Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms With Herby Kale Mashed Potatoes

While planning my menu for week 3 of my Vegetarian Challenge, I took inventory of my pantry and noted that I still had about two pounds of potatoes left over from week one that…

One Loaded Sweet Potato being eaten with a fork.

16. Loaded Sweet Potatoes With Chipotle Lime Crema

These Loaded Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle Lime Crema are the perfect meal prep item, since they’re already pre-portioned and ready to go. There are a lot of options for toppings and seasonings with this…

Meal prepped Sweet and Spicy Tempeh Bowls in round glass bowls

17. Sweet And Spicy Tempeh Bowls

Happy New Year! My 31 Day Vegetarian Challenge officially starts today and I have to say, the first recipe I made for the challenge, Sweet and Spicy Tempeh Bowls, is pretty killer. I chose…

Line up of Orzo Salad Meal Prep Lunch Boxes

18. Orzo Salad Meal Prep

This week I’m bringing my own salad bar to lunch! I love a good salad bar and being able to mix and match vegetables, proteins, and other goodies, so that’s what has inspired my…

Light, filling, full of texture and flavor, this no-reheat Curried Tofu Salad Meal Prep is the perfect make-ahead lunch for summer!

19. Curried Tofu Salad Meal Prep

ICYMI, the Curried Tofu Salad that I made earlier this week is my new absolute favorite. It’s SO fast and easy, incredibly filling yet light, super flavorful, and best of all, very inexpensive. I…

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