Make-Ahead Sweet Potato Casserole with Cinnamon Pecan Oat Crumble

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Now on to the food!

Make-Ahead Sweet Potato Casserole with Cinnamon Pecan Crumble (Vegan) |

I do my fair share of batch cooking, whether that means doubling dinner for lunches the following day, or making a gigantic pot of soup to eat throughout the week with plenty to freeze for later too. I love leftovers, and at least a couple of times a week, you can find me enjoying roasted veggies for breakfast from the night before, or tofu stir-fry served over mixed greens. I was totally that girl who would happily eat cold pizza for breakfast. Now that I think about it, it’s sort of strange—I live for dessert, but I lean more savory for breakfast. Maybe that’s my way of balancing my meals?

One thing I overlooked and underestimated, however, is a good make-ahead casserole. And actually, I’ve overlooked casseroles in general. I can’t even tell you how nice it is to open the fridge and realize all I have to do is pop that sucker in the oven, prep a quick salad to go with it, and maybe an easy source of plant-based protein (give me ALL THE BEANS), and dinner is served! Divide and conquer.

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