When you live a very active lifestyle, it’s very important to load your body with vitamins, nutrients, and fats to fuel your body. Could you do so eating nothing but plant-based food? Vegan Runner Eats is a site dedicated to providing you with resource and facts to back one answer to that: Absolutely.

From perfect breakfast fuels to stories on how blogger Alina achieves her running goals thanks to her plant-based diet, Vegan Runner Eats may be the one-stop source for maintaining an active lifestyle that’s sustainable, healthy, and cruelty-free. Check some recipes we can’t wait to try out.

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

chickpea salad sandwich

Looking for a vegan friendly alternate to egg or tuna salad sandwiches? While it doesn’t completely substitute the flavor and texture of the two, the delicious factor of the chickpea sandwich will leave you forgetting the other options exist. Chickpeas are loaded with nutrition, and the salad is mixed with pickles, celery stalk, red onions, and vegan mayo. Healthy, refreshing, and an easy side or stuffing for a tasty entrée or sandwich.

Homemade BBQ Seitan Recipe

homemade barbecue seitan

Never again will you find yourself feel excluded from future backyard BBQs. Vegan Runner Eat’s BBQ bites requires making seitan from scratch using Bob’s Mills basic seitan recipe because it’s cheaper and contains less sodium than store-bought strips. Packed with proteins, you can throw these BBQ seitans as a side or in a sandwich.

Overnight Oats

overnight oats

For a filling and tasty breakfast to enjoy after a nice morning run, take the easy detour. The overnight oats requires no cooking, is customizable, and easy to digest. The best part is: the oats don’t have to be soaked overnight to be ready. The recipe can be set while you’re out on your 30-40 minute workout, ready to be consume when you return. The blogger absorbs steel-cut oats in non-dairy milk, and throws in whatever sweetness, fruits, and spices she craves at the start of the day. For the sweet tooth, sweeten with agave or pure maple syrup, but opt for dry and fresh fruits for subtle sweetness and loads of vitamin C and fiber.

For more inspiration, check out the rest of our Eat and Greet Collection here.

Rika Nurrohmah is a stylist working in one of the high fashion capitals of the world, New York City. When out of her 9-to-5, she's out trying making the world a better place. Music, the arts, traveling, activism, and skateboarding are among her passions; pursuing knowledge and new skills is a way of life. Almost every meal she eats is homemade, and exploring vegan culinary feels more like a hobby than a chore. She aspires to join fashion leaders like Stella McCartney and Vivienne Westwood in driving the industry down a more ethical and sustainable road to a better future. She graduated from Ohio University’s journalism program. In her downtime, she likes to experience the New York music scene, play guitar, and watch “Sherlock” on repeat.