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This week, we have a great guest post from Lily, a food blogger at www.thematbakh.com discussing some great ideas for easy and tasty meal prep recipes. Check out the post below for these delicious recipes.

Many of us don’t have much time to cook everyday breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And while eating out does provide convenience, sometimes it’s not the healthiest choice. One solution to this dilemma is to meal prep.

Meal prepping is batch cooking meals ahead of time, so they are easily consumed. Some recipes require reheating with the microwave, whereas others can be eaten cold (like salads).

This post covers 15 delicious meal prep friendly meal ideas.

1. Greek Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Feta

Image credit: The Matbakh

Quinoa salads are great for meal prepping because they do not need to be reheated. Additionally, they are versatile based on your dietary needs.

2. Veggie Burrito Bowl

Image credit: Erhardts Eat

This veggie burrito bowl is jam-packed with fiber, keeping you fuller longer.

3. Roasted Feta Salad with Peppers and Tomatoes

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Roasted feta salad is great as a wrap, on toast, or eaten as is. There are many options for this salad making it easy to vary up throughout the week.

4. Roasted Chickpeas with Avocado Crema & Couscous

Image credit: It’s Garden Thyme

Avocado crema on this North African couscous inspired dish is absolutely delicious.

5. Healthy Egg Muffins

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Healthy egg muffins are an easy grab and go breakfast or snack. They can be reheated in the microwave or eaten cold.

6. Turkey Meatballs

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Turkey meatballs are great as a snack or atop some whole wheat pasta or brown rice. These meatballs are made with ground turkey, and they are full of flavor.

7. Curry Lentil Soup with Vegetables

Image Credit: The Matbakh

A combination of coconut milk, Thai curry, lentils, and vegetables, this recipe is a favorite. It’s possible to add some steamed rice as a side too.

8. Slow Cooker Gluten-Free Chili with Green Chilies

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Chili is a hearty comfort meal and excellent meal prep recipe that can be reheated in the microwave.

9. No Refined Sugar Flap Jacks

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These no refined sugar flap jacks are an excellent breakfast meal prep option that can be taken on the go.

10. Coronation Chickpeas

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Chickpeas are an excellent meal prep option because they taste great warm or cold. This chickpea recipe can be eaten atop some freshly toasted whole wheat toast.

11. Vegan Potato Soup

Image Credit: No Sweat Vegan

If you are looking for some vegan-friendly meal prep options, this vegan potato is delicious and filling.

12. Cuban Style Tuna Meal Prep Bowls

Image Credit: Strength and Sunshine

This cuban inspired tuna salad meal prep option is everything but boring.

13. Paleo Tahini Chicken Salad

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Tahini can be used in many ways including chicken salad! This tahini chicken salad can be eaten as a sandwich or on top some greens.

14. Mexican Buddha Bowl with Cilantro Lime Sauce

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We can’t have meal prep recipes without buddha bowl options! This Mexican buddha bowl is packed with flavor and topped with cilantro lime sauce.

15. Thai Beef Stir Fry with Broccoli

Image Credit: The Matbakh

If you want an easy stir-fry option, look no further. This recipe has been perfected over a decade.

Hopefully, this post has provided some great options for meal prep recipes.

I hope you enjoyed this post from Lily, food blogger at The Matbakh. I would love to hear any feedback or questions you have. What are your favorite meal prep recipes?

*Please note this post does not promote any fad diets, but rather a healthy balanced eating lifestyle.**

Wishing you a happy, healthy week ahead!

Ricci-Lee Hotz, MS, RDN

Denver’s Dancing Dietitian

A Taste of Health, LLC

“Improving Quality of life one bite at a time”

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