36 Easy On-The-Go Recipes (Vegan + GF!)

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Whether you’re hiking, road tripping, or just heading to work, having food ready for those “on-the-go” days is SO important! To help get your snack bags stocked up, we’ve gathered some of our favorite, simple plant-based (and gluten-free!) recipes for taking on all your adventures. From energy bites to breakfasts, snacks, cookies, lunches, and MORE, find some new favorites to pack and go!

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Bites & Bars

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Almond Joy Energy Bites (6 Ingredients!)
Delicious energy bites infused with the flavors of Almond Joy: chocolate, coconut, and almonds! Naturally sweetened and just 6 ingredients required!
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No-Bake PB & J Energy Bites
7-ingredient, 15-minute energy bites made with wholesome ingredients and infused with the flavors of peanut butter and jelly! An easy, healthy snack!
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Cherry Almond Granola Bars
Easy, chewy granola bars naturally sweetened with maple syrup and dates and studded with seeds, flaked almonds, and tart cherries. Just 9 ingredients required!
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Orange Cardamom Energy Bites (No-Bake!)
Sweet, zesty, decadent energy bites infused with orange zest and cardamom! Perfect for a quick snack or healthier dessert. Just 6 ingredients, 15 minutes, and 1 food processor required!
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No-Bake Brownie Bites
Unbelievably fudgy, nutty, vegan brownie bites with no baking required. Just 7 whole food ingredients and 10 minutes stand between you and these deceptively decadent treats.
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Salted Cashew Caramel Energy Bites
Salty-sweet energy bites that evoke the flavors of salted cashew, caramel, and coconut! Just 4 ingredients required for this dreamy snack or healthier dessert.
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Easy 5-Ingredient Protein Bars (Peanut Butter Chocolate!)
5-Ingredient Protein Bars that are rich in protein and incredibly delicious! Customizable depending on what protein powder you use. Just 20 minutes and 1 food processor required!
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5-Ingredient No-Bake Cookie Energy Bites
A deceptively wholesome take on no-bake cookies in energy bite form! Just 5 ingredients and 10 minutes required for these chocolaty, peanutty, naturally sweetened treats!
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Coconut Cacao Tahini Bites
Delicious, 9-ingredient snack bites with coconut, tahini, cacao, and plenty of satisfying add-ins! High in healthy fats and protein!
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No-Bake Vegan Protein Bars (4 Ingredients!)
Insanely delicious No Bake Vegan Protein Bars with 10 g protein! Naturally sweetened, 4 ingredients, so simple to make!
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5-Ingredient Protein Balls (Low Sugar, Grain-Free)
5-Ingredient Protein Balls make the perfect low sugar, grain-free snack that’s high in protein and incredibly delicious! Customizable depending on what protein powder you use. Just 20 minutes and 1 food processor required!
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Breakfasts

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins (Vegan + GF)
AMAZING PB&J Muffins that are tender on the inside and so flavorful. Just 1 bowl required, naturally sweetened, and entirely vegan and gluten-free!
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Aquafaba Granola (Oil-Free!)
An easy-to-make vegan, gluten-free granola made oil-free thanks to aquafaba! Just 9 ingredients and simple methods required. A delicious, naturally sweetened breakfast or snack!
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Peanut Butter Overnight Oats (5 Ingredients!)
EASY peanut butter overnight oats made with just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes prep time. Naturally sweetened, vegan, gluten-free, and so delicious.
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1-Bowl Fudgy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (Vegan/GF)
The fudgiest plant-based, gluten-free chocolate muffins on the block, made in 1 bowl with wholesome ingredients like almond flour, flaxseed, cocoa powder, bananas, and more!
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Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Granola
9-ingredient granola infused with cocoa powder, naturally sweetened, and full of plant-based protein and fiber! The perfect plant-based breakfast or snack.
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Golden Milk Overnight Oats
Warming golden milk spices infused into creamy overnight oats. Just 7 ingredients required for this delicious make-ahead breakfast or snack!
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Peaches and Cream Overnight Oats
Dreamy Peaches and Cream Overnight Oats made with wholesome ingredients, just 5 minutes hands-on time required! The ultimate plant-based, gluten-free breakfast or snack!
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Super Chunky Coconut Granola
Extra-crunchy coconut granola with slivered almonds, dried blueberries, and rolled oats! 9 ingredients, naturally sweetened, butter-free, and the perfect healthy breakfast or snack.
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Snacks

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Easy Seed Crackers with Everything Bagel Seasoning
Crispy, light, toasty, gluten-free crackers made with flax, chia, hemp, sunflower, and pumpkin seeds. Perfect with dips, spreads, cheeses, and beyond. Just 8 ingredients and 1 bowl required!
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Chili Lime Roasted Pepitas (5 Ingredients!)
Zingy, crunchy, roasted pepitas perfect for snacking or topping salads or bowls. Plant-based, oil-free, and just 1 pan, 5 ingredients, and 15 minutes required!
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3-Ingredient Tropical Trail Mix
Sweet, crunchy, Tropical Trail Mix makes the perfect plant-based, on-the-go snack! Rich in protein and healthy fats, and made with no added sugar.
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Crispy BBQ Roasted Chickpeas
Easy to make, crispy chickpeas roasted until golden brown and tossed in smoky BBQ spices! Just 8 ingredients required, naturally vegan, and gluten-free!
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Peanut Butter Cheese Crackers (Vegan + GF)
10-ingredient, 30-minute cheese snack crackers with peanut butter filling! A snack that’s seriously close to the real thing yet entirely vegan and gluten-free!
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Cookies

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Easy Tahini Cookies (Vegan + GF)
Addictively delicious tahini cookies: nutty, salty-sweet, vegan, gluten-free, and incredibly fast! Just 1 bowl, 7 ingredients, and less than 30 minutes required!
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Vegan Trail Mix Cookies (Gluten-Free + Grain-Free)
Vegan, gluten-free trail mix cookies made with 10 wholesome ingredients and simple methods. A delicious, tender, chewy snack or dessert!
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Easy Flourless Granola Cookies
Hearty, perfectly sweet granola cookies made with oats, nuts, and dried fruit. Gluten-free, plant-based, and SO delicious. Just 10 ingredients and 1 bowl required!
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Fluffy 1-Bowl Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies
Tender, wholesome cookies with a light, fluffy texture. Not too sweet, rich with almond butter flavor, and studded with chunks of dark chocolate.
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Easy Fig Newtons (GF)
8-ingredient, naturally sweetened no-bake fig newtons with nut-date cookie dough and a simple dried fig center. An incredibly tender, delicious take on classic fig newtons.
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Crispy Gluten-Free Graham Crackers (Vegan)
Crispy, gluten-free graham crackers that taste just like the real thing! Vegan, gluten-free, naturally sweetened, and made in 1 bowl. Perfect for s’mores and beyond!
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Lunches

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Italian Herb Tofu Wraps with Garlicky Hummus Sauce
Quick and easy wraps with Italian herb baked tofu and a garlicky hummus sauce! Perfect for an easy lunch or dinner, and full of savory, plant-based satisfaction. Just 9 ingredients and 15 minutes required for assembly!
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Kale Falafel Hummus Wraps
Made with kale and chickpeas, these falafel are a healthier take on one of our favorite Middle Eastern dishes. Delicious, satisfying, and only 30 minutes to prepare. Serve on greens or wrapped in chard or pita.
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Vibrant Collard Green Wraps with Green Curry Tahini Sauce
Vibrant collard green wraps packed with hummus, sprouts, and tons of fresh veggies. Serve with a tangy, creamy green curry tahini sauce. Ready in 20 minutes!
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Vegan Collard Green Burritos
Easy-to-make, 8-ingredient, 30-minute vegan burritos wrapped in collard greens! Stuffed with wholesome ingredients like Raw Vegan Taco Meat, Vegan Mexican Cheese, Red Salsa, avocado, and more! The perfect quick and portable lunch or snack.
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Cauliflower Banh Mi
Vegan Banh Mi Sandwich made with savory, caramelized cauliflower, sriracha mayo, and quick-pickled vegetables. Just 30 minutes to make this hearty sandwich!
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Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich
30-minute Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich with smashed chickpeas and roasted sunflower seeds in a simple dressing. Sandwiched between two slices of bread and topped with my secret garlic sauce, this is healthy lunch perfection.
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      Thanks, Huhi, let us know if you give any of the recipes a try!

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