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15 Delicious and Easy Meal Prep Recipes

healthy and easy meal prep recipes

After working all day, helping the kids with distanced learning and running errands, you don’t want to worry about what’s for dinner or slave over a long and involved recipe, do you? Enter these delicious and easy meal prep recipes you can enjoy all week. 

Meal prepping at its core is simply a planning method that streamlines weekly cooking and meals for you. All you need to do is plan for a few different meals and designate and hour or two over the weekend, and you can have your lunches, dinners, and even breakfasts taken care of for the entire week!

But, before you get started, you will want to stock up on reusable, airtight food storage containers that will make your prepared meals stay fresh longer. Here are a few meal prep containers we recommend:

via Walmart ($55.00)

Glass Meal Prep Container Set of 10

via Kohl’s ($40)

Pyrex Meal Prep Storage Set of 10

via Bed Bath & Beyond ($20)

Mason Jar 4-Set with Clamp-On Lids

Get The Recipes…

Here some of the most delicious and easy meal prep recipes to get you started:

Honey Mustard Chicken & Veggies

curry honey mustard chicken sheet pan recipe
via Ambitious Kitchen

Easy, delicious, full of flavor AND only takes 30 minutes to cook all on one pan! This recipe is paleo, gluten, grain and dairy free — and PERFECT for busy weeknights!

Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs

siracha meatball recipe for meal prepping
via Eat Yourself Skinny

These Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs are a mix of sweet and spicy — and they only take 30 minutes to make!

Sesame Noodle Bowls

easy sesame noodle recipe
via Pinch of Yum

A perfect option for lunch or dinner, this super easy and quick recipe can be eaten hot or cold — both are delish!

Shrimp Buddha Bowl

shrimp bowl healthy meal prep
via Peanut Butter & Fitness

This recipe is packed full of grains, veggies, and some shrimp, then topped off with honey mustard vinaigrette to bring it all together.

Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies

sausage and veggies meal prep
via Chelsea’s Messy Apron

This Sheet Pan recipe makes for the best simple, filling, and nutritious dinner with virtually no cleanup! Substitute with any of your favorite veggies.

Spinach Feta Frittata

spinach and feta frittata recipe
via Flavor the Moments

This Mediterranean inspired recipe is perfect for breakfast, lunch OR dinner!

Garlic Butter Salmon with Asparagus

salmon meal prep recipe
via Eatwell 101

This low-carb, healthy and easy fish dish includes flaky salmon in lemon butter, paired with asparagus.

Instant Pot Potato Salad

gluten free potato salad
via Fit Foodie Finds

A gluten free and super simple recipe that utilizes your instant pot! It’s packed with all of the classic potato salad fixings, but with a healthy twist.

BLT Salad

blt salad meal prep recipe
via Laura Fuentes

A deconstructed version of everyone’s favorite sandwich loaded with beloved bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes, but with a healthier twist makes an easy meal prep lunch salad.

Cheesy Broccoli, Chicken and Rice

broccoli cheddar chicken recipe
via Gimme Some Oven

Totally comforting and delicious, these cheesy broccoli, chicken and rice bowls are easy to make for lunch meal prep or weeknight dinners!

Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto

vegan squash risotto recipe for meal prep
via A Sweet Alternative

This vegan dish is pure comfort food and makes for a filling and delicious dinner or lunch. Make a big pot of this on the weekend and pack portions for work or school lunches.

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

thai chicken lettuce wraps recipe
via Fit Foodie Finds

Packed with ground chicken, diced veggies and the most delicious Thai-inspired seasonings, this recipe makes for the perfect high-protein, low-carb dish that can be enjoyed all week long.

Eggroll in a Bowl

weight watchers egg roll in a bowl recipe
via Whole Lotta Yum

This fabulous and delicious weight watchers recipe combines all of your favorite egg roll flavors in a bowl in just 15 minutes!

Roasted Veggie and Spanish Rice

vegetarian spanish rice recipe
via Live Eat Learn

A super easy vegetarian meal prep recipe with delicious and healthy roasted veggies and Spanish rice, tossed in a creamy cilantro dressing!

Chicken Sausage & Pasta

gluten free pasta and chicken recipe
via Smile Sandwich

These pasta meal prep bowls are a super quick and easy gluten-free meal prep solution, ready in just 15 minutes!

With these healthy, delicious and easy meal prep recipes, you’ll have all your lunches and dinners ready to go in no time! Enjoy!

healthy and delicious meal prep recipes

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