Making time for meal prep on Sunday will save you time and stress all week long. No more scrambling to figure out what's for dinner or spending too much money on takeout. With just a few hours of prep, you can set yourself up with healthy, protein-packed meals that are ready to grab and go. Follow this simple meal prep guide to make your weeknights easier.
Baked Chicken Breasts - Season chicken breasts with your choice of herbs, lemon, etc. Bake in bulk at 400F for 15-20 minutes until cooked through. Store in the fridge and use in salads, wraps, bowls, etc.
Veggie Frittatas - Whisk 6 eggs and chopped veggies like spinach, peppers, onions. Pour into a greased muffin tin and bake at 350F for 15 minutes. Reheat as needed.
Overnight Oats - Mix oats, chia seeds, milk, yogurt and refrigerate overnight. Top with fruit in the morning for a grab-and-go breakfast.
Burrito Bowls - Cook rice, beans, seasoned ground turkey. Portion into meal prep containers and top with salsa, cheese, etc.
Turkey Lettuce Wraps - Sauté ground turkey with taco seasoning and mix with lettuce, tomato, avocado, cheese. Wrap in lettuce leaves.
Greek Yogurt Parfaits - Layer yogurt, granola and fruit in jars or containers for an easy high protein breakfast.
Hard Boiled Eggs - Boil eggs in bulk and keep in the fridge to add to salads or for easy snacks.
Protein Overnight Oats - Mix oats, chia seeds, Greek yogurt and milk. Refrigerate overnight for a protein-packed breakfast.
Chicken & Rice Soup - Cook chicken breast, carrots, celery and seasonings in broth. Shred chicken, mix in rice and portion into containers.
Mason Jar Salads - Layer chopped lettuce, chicken, cheese, beans, nuts, dressings in a jar. Shake to mix when ready to eat.
Planning out your meals doesn't have to be difficult or time consuming. With just a few simple prep steps, you can have healthy, protein-filled lunches and dinners all week long. Use these meal prep ideas to save time, money and reduce stress on busy weeknights.