5 Delicious Meal Prep Ideas
A little forward planning goes a long way when you are trying to eat well; not only does it help cut down on time, but it also helps to cut down on cost by alleviating the need to order in. When life gets busy and schedules get hectic, having prepared meals in the fridge helps to ensure that we are eating well without forgoing flavour. So here are 5 simple and delicious meal prep ideas that store really well in the fridge or freezer for days and weeks to come!
Mexican Baked Rice
The best part about this recipe is that is works well for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not only does it taste delicious on its now, but it works well topped with a fried eggs, eaten cold in a salad, or warmed up as flavourful side to a perfectly grilled steak.
Hungarian Beef Stew
There is a nothing like a big bowl of warm stew on a chilly fall day. Packed full of spices, this Hungarian beef stew, also known as goulash, is the perfect dinner to come home to after a long day at the office.
Make-Ahead Quinoa & Broccoli Salad
There is nothing worse than rushing around in the morning trying to pull something together for lunch at the last minute. Fortunately, this quinoa and broccoli salad stores incredibly well in the fridge for days, so you can make it on the weekend and have healthy lunches for the entire week to come.
Oven-Baked Chicken & Rice Pilaf
One pan, one hour, and meals are done for the week? Don’t mind if I do! Using bone-in chicken thighs in this recipe is a great way to add a ton of flavour and some extra nutritional punch. Plus, the more comfortable you get with this recipe, you can easily mix up the spice blends to create a Greek, Mexican or Italian inspired dish.
Greek Omelette Casserole
If you love to this the snooze button in the morning, prepping your breakfast ahead of time is the way to go. This omelette casserole is a great high-protein breakfast that you can eat warm or cold, and also works equally well as a lunch served with a large side salad.
Stephanie Kay Nutrition