Gone are the days of stressing over last-minute meals or resorting to less nutritious options. Our meal prep ideas offer a variety of flavors and ingredients, ensuring that each dish is a delectable journey for your taste buds. From vibrant salads to balanced breakfasts, we’ve got you covered. These recipes will bring ease, health, and taste to your table. Get ready to savor the satisfaction of balanced eating, effortlessly.
1. Greek Chicken Rice Bowl
They are made with a base of rice (hence the rice bowl recipe name!) and topped with Greekish seasoned chicken and vegetables. Everything’s finished with a sprinkle of feta and a fresh squeeze of lemon juice. Add a swoop of hummus for extra staying-power.
2. High Protein Breakfast Box
Whether you’re taking your breakfast on-the-go, have minimal time to pull something together, or just need a quick but nourishing meal to take to your office down the hall in between meetings, this easy breakfast meal prep box is the answer! This high protein breakfast meal prep has sweet and savory flavors, is loaded with protein (more than 30 grams!), is satisfying AND delicious, because that’s important, too. ????
3. Meal Prep Tuna Nicoise Salad
This EASY (ok, or lazy) tuna nicoise salad recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes. Yes, four salads in less than 30 minutes! Make this nicoise salad recipe for a nutritious meal prep option or a light dinner!
4. Ground Turkey Meal Prep Bowl
Looking for some trader joe’s meal prep ideas? This ground turkey meal prep bowl recipe is so EASY + HEALTHY and takes just 20 minutes to make!
5. Quinoa Arugula Salad
Each serving of this vegan quinoa salad has a whopping 19 grams of plant based protein making it a great make-ahead lunch. Add some chicken or beans for a more satisfying meal.
6. Slow Cooker Turkey Quinoa Chili with Black Beans
This slow cooker black bean quinoa chili recipe takes just 10 minutes to prep and then slow cookers in the crockpot for incredible flavor without any work from you. Between the quinoa, beans, and turkey, each filling serving of turkey quinoa chili has 25 grams protein and almost half of your daily fiber. It’s the perfect fall meal to prep ahead and enjoy all week.
7. Thai Red Curry with Eggplant and Tofu
This Thai eggplant red curry is simple yet flavor packed meal perfect for meal prep or busy weeknights. Zucchini and tofu add richness and nutrients to this already healthy freezer-friendly dish. Made in one pot and ready in just 30 minutes.
8. Butternut Squash, Black Bean and Quinoa Salad
This roasted butternut squash, black bean and quinoa salad is one of the easiest, most flavorful fall salad recipes, full of nutrients and healthy ingredients. Served warm or cold, this delicious salad is also a great make-ahead lunch for work or back to school.
9. Smoothie Freezer Packs
You can make a bunch of frozen smoothie bags ahead and then simply grab one to make a fresh smoothie whenever you want. DIY meal prep has never been so easy. This make ahead smoothie mix is a lifesaver on busy mornings. Nothing is easier than pulling a homemade smoothie pack from the freezer.
10. Cannellini Bean Salad with Tomatoes and Olives
This Italian cannellini bean salad is healthy, flavorful, and satisfying. Made with white beans, juicy roasted bell peppers, olives, marinated red onions, and dollops of vegan cashew cheese, it’s the perfect cold side dish or easy lunch to make ahead.