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When it comes to the hectic nature of our lives, many people feel like, on a scale of one to 10, they’re at an 11. If that describes you, the thought of cooking a meal every night may seem like a daunting, if not impossible task. Fortunately, whether you like to batch cook all your meals for the week on the weekends or only have time to cook one or two nights each week, there are several whole food, plant-based meal ideas out there that will leave you with lots of delicious leftovers. Here are a few suggestions.

1. Whole grain pasta with marinara sauce and veggies: If you’re anything like me, chances are you cook more pasta than you need for a single meal. Pick your favorite veggies, fun shaped pasta if you want, and make enough to get you through a few days. Try this Vegetable Lo Mein from to get started!

2. Pizza party: Whether you like it hot or cold, leftover pizza makes for a great lunch or dinner. You can use an oil free, whole grain crust or even get creative and try a cauliflower crust. Then, pile on your favorite sauce and veggies and enjoy! You could even make a few different styles so you can have variety throughout the week. Check out these fun pizza recipes to get started!

3. Meatless loaf: There are several variations out there using beans, mushrooms, lentils and seitan (wheat protein), but whichever one you try, one thing is for sure: you will have leftovers!  Check out this site for free, instant, custom recipes based on the ingredients you like! You may want to start out with this Beanie Loaf from the PlantPure Recipes page, or this Holiday Loaf from


With thirty entrees to choose from, PlantPure meals are the most convenient, healthy and inexpensive delivered foods available on-line!  Our meals have no added oils and are priced lower than most fast foods.  Order today at: 

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