Hi all! Today I’m going to share about meal prep! Some may not know what meal prep is and how it works but one thing I can tell you is that meal prep has changed my life after I tried it.
That is why I want to share it with you and hopefully, that’ll change your life also!
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Now, to give you a little bit background why I tried meal prep is because many good things you can get when you do meal prep.
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Just a bit summary so that you won’t confused. Meal prep is basically spent 1 day to prepare meals including breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack for a certain amount of weeks. But I’ll say the best meal prep is for 1 week so you won’t get bored by eating the same food for couple weeks.
Some people might say that you need fancy ingredients for meal prep. No! You do not need that. This meal prep recipes that I prepared for you do not consist of something fancy instead you can pick all the ingredients at your local store nearby. Super easy and quick for your super productive week!
Now that you already know a little bit about meal prep, check out these recipes that I’ve summed up to spice up your meal prep game!
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BREAKFAST MEAL PREP IDEAS
#1 Breakfast Ham and Egg Muffin
This is a super easy to make in just 10 minutes and you can meal prep it for a whole week. Put in the fridge for 2-3 days or freeze it for a whole week and pop it out to microwave. Super easy and quick if you’re busy! via Girl Heart Food.
#2 Healthy Tuna Casserole Muffin
via Taste and See.
LUNCH OR DINNER MEAL PREP IDEAS
#3 Zucchini Noodles with Bolognese Sauce and Artichokes
Meal Prep Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles! Healthy Bolognese made with zucchini noodles & artichokes in 15 minutes. A classic recipe made over with simple ingredient swaps. EASY for meal prepping a healthy lunch or dinner. Gluten Free + Low Calorie + Paleo. ~ Megan via Skinny Fitalicous.
#4 Salad in Jars
Salads are the easiest meal prep you can do. If you do not have any jars, you can make it in a container. While you need to put leafy green on top on the jar, you can put leafy green at the bottom of a square container. But you must remember that you need to let the leafy green dried completely before going into the container or else it will turn bad very quickly. Via The Starving Chef Blog.
#5 Spicy Chipotle Skillet Meal
This recipe is calling for you when you want to have a spicy food for dinner or lunch. It’s perfect served with rice, tortillas or even salad for a healthy version via Dash of Jazz.
#6 Easy and Healthy Tuna Casserole
This super easy Tuna Casserole is perfect served for your family or yourself. Made with a very easy to find ingredients and it’s delicious! Best served with a little bit of lettuce salad. Via My Crazy Food Life.
#7 Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Chicken Breast
I love to cook in an Instant Pot, it’s quick and less messy. When I do my meal prep for the week, I love to make Instant Pot Chicken Shredded recipe for salads or stir fry veggies. This is super healthy if you are on a strict diet via Wholesome Yum.
#8 Easy Teriyaki Chicken
If you are craving for Asian food then this is perfect for you! It’s easy to make and you can do meal prep for a week, served with white rice and steamed veggies such as broccoli or you can change the white rice into cauliflower rice for a healthy option via Cakes Cottage.
#9 Healthy Greek Chicken Rice Instant Pot
Another chicken recipe that’s full of flavor and smells nice! I personally love to incorporate a lot of herbs in my cooking because I love flavourful food via Carmyy.
#10 Hawaiian Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
I have personally tried this recipe and it is super amazing! Please note that it’s better to separate the zucchini and the chicken because it will be soggy and turn bad if you leave it for a week. Put the chicken together with the zucchini on the day you’ll eat it via Life in the Lofthouse.
#11 One Pan Healthy Sausage and Veggies
This easy and quick recipe is less messy to cook because you will make it in just one pan! Super healthy because there’s a lot of veggies incorporate into this via Chelsea’s Messy Apron.
#12 Honey-Sriracha Glazed Meatballs
These meatballs are super flavorful because it’s sweet and spicy! Perfectly served with rice or if you want a healthy version, you can make it with zucchini noodles! via Eat Yourself Skinny.
#13 Baked Cajun Shrimp
You can make this in 15 minutes, what??!!! Try this recipe and you will love it. Best served with white rice or salads for a healthier version via Dreaming in DIY.
#14 Beef and Tomato Stew
I personally love anything in soup or stew! It’s perfect for winter meal prep or dinner! Less carb and more protein! Healthy but also delicious! What more you can get? via Eat Yourself Skinny.
#15 One Pot Chicken and Vegetable Soup
If you want a light dinner, this recipe is your go to. Clear chicken soup with vegetable is my favorite meals! This is a must try! via Peas and Crayons.
Leave a comment below what do you think about all of this meal prep recipes? It’s definitely spiced up your meal prep game! Check out my other recipes here:
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- 17 Easy and Healthy Low Carb Dinner Recipes
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- 25 Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes Perfect for Busy Mornings
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