14 of the Best Recipes for Meal-Prepping

Preparation is the key to successful weight loss!

14 of the Best Recipes for Meal-Prepping

When it comes to weight loss, prepping your meals ahead of time can make all the difference in the world! So many diets fail due to simple lack of preparation. When you don’t have healthy meals prepared, what do you do? You grab something you shouldn’t, or you might skip the meal entirely (which often leads to bingeing later.) It’s time to stop starting over; guarantee your weight-loss success by choosing a few of these best recipes for meal-prepping to make each week. 

Related: The Busy Woman’s Guide to Meal-Prepping

14 of the Best Recipes for Meal-Prepping

Having nutritious breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snack options ready and pre-portioned will make the weight-loss process simple and successful! We have so many recipes to offer, but these are some of our favorites for meal-prepping.

Breakfast

  1. Quinoa and Egg Protein Breakfast Bites

quinoa and egg protein breakfast bites healthy recipe

Eggs out of the muffin tin are one of my favorite to-go breakfasts! They not-only fuel the first half of your day, but they’re grab-and-go friendly and taste incredible! 

  1. Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

peanut butter banana overnight oats are one of the best recipes for meal-prepping

Looking for something a little more decadent for breakfast? Search no further! These peanut butter banana oats are chock full of nutrient-dense ingredients that are packed full of flavor. This recipe may be just over 200 calories per serving, but it will provide you with energy all morning long. 

  1. Blueberry French Toast Casserole

meal prep blueberry french toast casserole

Casseroles are a great way to go when meal prepping, especially when it’s this delicious. All you have to do is divvy it up into servings ahead of time, grab it, and go!

  1. Egg and Turkey Bacon Stuffed Baked Tomato

healthy recipe for stuffed tomatoes

Interested in something a little less carb heavy? These savory egg and turkey bacon stuffed tomatoes are the perfect option! 

Lunch

  1. Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Toasted Pecans and Apples

chicken salad for prepping your meals ahead of time

When choosing lunches to meal prep, selecting recipes that are easy to throw in a tupperware is the smartest choice. The combination of flavors in this chicken salad will have you seriously considering seconds. 

  1. Easy Black Bean Soup with Avocado

Soup is another easy way to prepare a large batch meal that can last you all week. This black bean and avocado soup is boiling over with flavor, nutrients, and protein! 

  1. Baked Zucchini, Spinach, and Feta Casserole

This vegetarian casserole is sure to please even the most passionate of meat-eaters. At 162 calories per serving, this scrumptious dish can be enjoyed without any guilt at all!

  1. Slow Cooker Chunky Beef and Potato Stew

Slow cooker soups are hearty and make one of my favorite easy-to-prep meals! It will fill you up without slowing you down, ensuring that you can power through the rest of your day!

Dinner

  1. Buffalo Chicken Pasta Casserole

In need of some healthy comfort food? This buffalo chicken pasta is full of hot and cheesy goodness. The recipe makes 8 servings, so you can eat it for lunch and dinner if you like!

  1. Southwestern Black Bean Casserole

If you’ve been craving your favorite Mexican food but don’t want to blow your diet, this vegetarian Southwest black bean casserole will save the day! Its loaded with fiber and protein to keep you feeling full and satisfied for hours.

  1. Shrimp Taco Bowls

Who doesn’t love a good taco every now and again? Trick question; everyone does! Replacing beef with shrimp decreases the dish’s fat content and increases its protein. While tacos may not be the easiest meal to prep, taco bowls are a whole other story. 

  1. Slow Cooker Turkey Sloppy Joes

Using the slow cooker is another super helpful method of cooking for meal prep. You can make a big batch with little to no stress. These tasty turkey sloppy joes are lower in fat than mom’s old recipe, but they taste just as wonderful!

Snacks

  1. Baked Banana Chips

Double or triple this recipe, and you’ll have a snack for the entire week! They taste even better than plain old potato chips, and they’re better for you, too. After you make them, place them in individual bags by serving size for a healthy, grab-and-go snack!

  1. Mini Tuna & Cucumber Sandwiches

Prefer a bit more protein in your snacks? Me too! The freshness of the cucumber slices enhances the flavor of the tuna. Low-carb, high-protein, and totally delicious!

Which of these best recipes for meal-prepping are you going to try first? We know you’ll be thrilled with any and all of them!

These Meal-Prep Containers will help you separate your food into the right portions and keep your fridge neat and tidy-looking!

Interested in an eating plan where the meals have already been chosen? If so, you can Change Your Body with the 28-Day Meal Plan! It’s full of healthy and delectable flavors.

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Erin Miller

Erin is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist. She’s a Florida girl, currently living in Colorado. Some of her favorite hobbies include hiking, snowboarding, and hanging out at the beach, although weight lifting is her greatest passion. Erin believes that sustainability is the single most important factor to a successful fitness routine. She says, “If you can find a form of exercise that you truly enjoy, there will never be a fitness goal that you can’t achieve!"

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