Meal prepping is a great way to save time and money while making sure you always have healthy, ready to eat meals. Here are 25 easy and heathy recipes to prep on Sunday – ideas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to keep you stocked for the week! Not only are these recipes quick and easy, but they are budget friendly and will save you each week.
Tender pork tenderloin topped with a homemade honey soy sauce over a bed of steamed brown rice and roasted green beans. Filling and nutritious.
Pro tip: buy your pork tenderloin when it’s on sale, stock up and keep extra in the freezer!
Tender marinated salmon, grilled or seared – topped with an easy tomato bruschetta and serve over cauliflower rice and asparagus. This is a great summer recipe to use up garden fresh herbs and tomatoes.
Diced chicken cooked in an easy homemade garlic ginger sauce. Served over steamed brown rice and roasted broccoli. Garlic ginger sauce can be used on shrimp or steak!
Meatball are a great, freezer friendly meal prep. These homemade beef meatballs are tossed in a sweet and spicy sriracha sauce . Served with steamed rice and roasted broccoli.
Pro Tip: Buy your ground beef on sale and keep tubes in the fridge, you can often find 10lb tubes for cheap, simply portion out, label, and freeze. This saves from paying full price on n on-sale items.
These freezer breakfast sandwiches are a great on the go idea. Very customizable, these can be made with English muffins, bagels, or sandwich thins. Bake perfectly round eggs using mason jar rings, or use scrambled eggs. Canadian bacon or thick sliced ham makes these extra hearty. Wrap and label, when needed, simply remove from the freezer and microwave to thaw.
Another great use for pork tenderloin, this pork is rubbed in an easy garlic mixture and baked until tender. Served with roasted asparagus and easy herb orzo salad.
Pro tip: Buy in season veggies to save money
This is an ultimate budget friendly meal prep. Diced potatoes baked until crispy serve with sliced sausage, bell peppers, and onions.
Seasoned chicken baked until tender served over cauliflower rice, sauteed peppers and onions, and black beans. Loaded with toppings of choice.
Simple seared salmon topped with an easy Greek salsa and feta cheese, served over cauliflower rice.
Pro Tip: Buy salmon filets on sale and freeze or buy a whole side of salmon and filet yourself
Easy crockpot pork carnitas over a bead of steamed rice. Topped with fresh mango salsa, black beans, and fresh herbs.
Another great budget friendly, on the go breakfast. These are filling, nutritious, and customizable. Toasted English muffins, sausage patties, and baked eggs. Wrap and freeze until desired.
Pro Tip: Use mason jar rings to baked perfectly round eggs.
Homemade beef meatballs baked until tender, tossed in a quick sticky ginger sauce. Serve with steamed edamame and brown rice.
Pro Tip: Make extra meatballs and freeze to use for later.
Seasoned shrimp over a bed of cauliflower rice topped with mango salsa, black beans, avocado, and fresh herbs.
Chicken meatballs are lean and easy to make, baked until tender. Served over a bed of cauliflower rice topped with easy Greek salad.
Easy crockpot shredded pork served over cauliflower rice or steamed rice. Topped with black beans and pineapple salsa.
An easy, no bake meal prep that is highly customizable. Meat, cheese, crackers or crisps, pickles, olives, dried fruit, and fresh veggies make the perfect adult lunchables.
These meal prep ham and egg bites can easily be reheated for a quick breakfast on the go. Ham or Canadian bacon slices make great eggs cups, customize with shredded cheese. Bake until eggs are tender and set.
Crockpot shredded chicken in a homemade salsa verde sauce, sub store-bought for a quick swap. Served over cilantro lime rice with pico, avocado, and roasted corn.
Homemade beef meatballs baked until tender, tossed in a sticky sesame sauce. Served with steamed rice and roasted broccoli.
Instant pot shredded chicken, cooked until tender in BBQ sauce. Served over rice with a flavorful pineapple salsa and avocado.
These are a perfect meal prep snack, make a batch to keep for the week. Dates, cocoa powder, almonds, and more blended until sticky and rolled into bite sized pieces. These are cheap and nutritious, they contain much less sugar than store-bought snack’s.
Easy beef meatballs cooked until tender in the air fryer served over cauliflower rice with roasted asparagus.
Another great meal prep snack, nutritious and budget friendly. Dried apricots, cashews, peanut butter, and more blended until sticky. Roll into bite sized pieces, keep in the fridge for snacks all week.
Store-bought cold brew can be expensive, making your own at home is cheaper than the coffee shop or super market. All you need is ground coffee and water.
Diced chicken sauteed with peppers in a rich sauce loaded with cashews. Served over steamed rice and roasted broccoli.