17 Clean Eating Recipes for Meal Prepping
Although the idea of Meal Prep may seem daunting, it really will save you time in the long run. Plus, it’s an awesome way to stay on track if you are counting calories or macros and it’s super convenient even if you’re not. And no matter what your nutrition goals are, these recipes will help make the difference between the drive through and a healthy, home cooked meal on those long days where the thought of cooking dinner leaves you cold. A meal that’s prepped and almost ready to go? You can do it. Turn those Sunday prep days into delicious days of flavor with these recipes.
You said you wanted to eat healthier and do it faster- we gotcha covered!
Mustard-Thyme Spatchcock Chicken
A full chicken, kitchen shears and a little know how is all you need to eat like a king all week. Spatchcocking is simply splitting a whole chicken and then flattening it, which results in less cooking time and you can toss the veggies for the puree right in with the chicken while it cooks. This is a two birds, one stone type of recipe.
Jazz up this week’s meal prep. Try this beef option that doesn’t skimp on flavor, but cooks up fast enough that you’ll have plenty of time to catch up on whatever your currently binge-watching on Netflix!
Thai Peanut Chicken
A freezer + slow cooker meal? This tasty dish might just be my dream meal. Prep and freeze, then toss it in your slow cooker (or Instant Pot if that’s your jam) when you are ready!
Turkey Taco Lunch Bowls
Who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday? Make Taco Monday, Taco Wednesday, Taco Thursday and Taco Friday all things too with this easy meal prep.
Pesto Chicken Pita Pocket
Meal prepping makes your life better, but it also makes your taste buds happier with this Mediterranean option.
Mason Jar Zucchini Lasagna
Any meal convenient enough to fit in a mason jar gets my attention. The fact that it is a healthy option AND lasagna gives me all the happiness feels (you’ll get them too!)
Copycat Starbucks Protein box
Anything they can do, you can do better! You have gotta love this perfect Starbucks copy. Try it for yourself and revel in the protein extravaganza and the money you’re saving. If only we could figure out the Unicorn Frappuccino…. (just kidding).
Easy Freezable Applesauce Waffle
Love the simplicity of a freezer waffle? Give the boxed brand a rest and try this healthier option. Whole grain and gluten free, these simple waffles will stick with you throughout the morning, have endless add-ins ideas and are made with real food!
Ginger Lime Chicken Cauliflower Rice
Vegetables, meet lean protein. This epic bowl of veggie and protein goodness is one great recipe for your recipe book. Give it a try!
Taco Salad Lunch Bowls
Are there ever too many taco recipes? (Hint: the answer, clearly, is no). We can never have enough taco options. This meal prep is perfect if you just want to enjoy a good ol’ fashion taco…in a bowl.
Harvest Chicken Salad
What if I told you there were a way to prep your entire week’s lunches in 30 minutes without too much work? What if this beautiful Harvest Chicken Salad was the result? You’d be on board, right?Yup, this beautiful, balanced salad can be yours all week long with this easy meal prep recipe.
Turkey Sausage and Sweet Potato Bowls
Turkey sausage + Sweet Potatoes = om nom nom! Did I mention how healthy this prep is?
Pinwheels are kinda like the delicious love child of sushi and wraps… and the result is a delicious, bite sized lunch! Couple these adorable pinwheels with fresh fruit and lunch is sure to be a winner this week.
No Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites
It’s chocolate and it’s peanut butter. Any questions? This recipe reaffirms that this tasty twosome isn’t going anywhere and you get a guilt free, easy snack.
Greek Chicken Salad
Packed with staying power staples protein and fiber, this salad will not only leave you feeling light on your feet all afternoon, but it will also keep you going strong for hours. Get this easy salad prep recipe and try it yourself!
Honey BBQ Baked Salmon Bowls
Lunch or dinner, take your pick, but this flavorful, fulfilling recipe only takes 30 minutes to make and packs plenty of protein, vegetables and healthy fats (shout out to the avocado and the salmon!)
Freezer Mini Pizzas
Well, because pizza, right? Snack on a traditional favorite, with a healthy twist. And make (healthier) pizza part of your meal prep!