This meal plan is perfect for those lazy Fall days when a sweaty workout isn't on the schedule. At 1,500 calories and 51 grams of protein, this day of meat-free eating includes autumnal favorites like apples, pumpkin, and sweet potato and is packed with fresh, nutrient-rich meals to keep taste buds happy. Pair with a long walk to enjoy the crisp weather and be amazed at how healthy and energized you feel!
Vanilla Protein Shake
It'll feel like an indulgence, but once you see what's in this protein-packed vegan vanilla "milkshake", you'll happily dive in.
Midmorning Snack: Apple Muffins
For a midmorning snack, try one of these dairy-free apple-filled muffins to keep you going until lunch.
Lunch: Pumpkin Bisque and Detox Salad
A "creamy" vegan pumpkin bisque will satisfy Fall cravings. Add a generous side of this detox cabbage and carrot salad to fill up on fiber and phytonutrients.
Calories: 333 (202 for soup, 131 for salad)
Snack: Honey-Roasted Chickpeas
A batch of these honey-roasted cinnamon chickpeas will satisfy afternoon sugar cravings and, with six grams of protein per serving, will also quiet hunger pangs. If you're not a fan of chickpeas or want a savory snack, then try one of these high-protein snacks under 150 calories.
Total calories: 146
Dinner: Sweet Potato Black Bean Veggie Burger
This is anything but greasy fast food — a filling, vitamin-A-packed sweet potato and black bean burger offers 13 grams of protein and won't leave you feeling deprived.
Calories: 367 calories
Dessert: Mint Chocolate Shake
Wind down with a healthy version of a mint chocolate chip shake. Just as tasty as a bowl of ice cream but far healthier!
Total calories: 1,514