75 Of The Best Meal Prep Ideas That Are Healthy And Easy To Make

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Meal prep is one of the best ways to eat healthy and save money, especially if you live an extra busy lifestyle.

That’s why today we’ve brought you the very best meal prep ideas you can pick and choose from so you can easily start meal prepping at home.

With some inspiration, your favorite meal prep containers, and a couple of hours of free time you can create a number of meals that’ll keep your cravings at bay while you’re full and satisfied.

There are tons of meal prep options for all kinds of tastes and preferences, including vegan meal prep ideas, healthy meal prep recipes for weight loss, or simply and easy meal prep recipes you can create with a few fresh ingredients in a matter of minutes.

Creating home cooked meals doesn’t have to be complicated when you’ve got a ton of ideas at a click of a button!

Here’s a look at more than 75 of the best meal prep recipes that are healthy and easy to make.

English muffin pizza meal prep

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

English muffin pizza meal prep

Via Project Meal Plan

Vegan Meal Prep Recipe

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 45 MINS.

no creamy sauce on glass containers with beans, sweet potatoes, kale and rice

Via Nora Cooks

One pan healthy italian sausage and veggies

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 45 MINS.

One pan healthy italian sausage and veggies meal prep easy and healthy

Via Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Sesame tofu with zucchini noodles meal prep

Sesame tofu with zucchini noodles meal prep

Via My Food Story

Cold chicken spinach pasta salad

PREP TIME: 5 MINS.
COOK TIME: 30 MINS.

Cold chicken spinach pasta salad

Via Carmyy

Creamy black bean taquito meal prep

Creamy black bean taquito meal prep

Via Budget Bytes

Hawaiian chicken meal prep bowl

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 24 MINS.

Hawaiian Pizza Chicken Meal Prep

Via Meal Prep On Fleek

Chicken Sausage Pasta Meal Prep Bowl

PREP TIME: 5 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

15-Minute Chicken Sausage Pasta Meal Prep Bowls

Via Smile Sandwich

Chicken shwarma meat and potatoes fry meal prep bowl

PREP TIME: 30 MINS.
COOK TIME: 30 MINS.

Chicken shwarma meat and potatoes fry meal prep bowl

Via Half Baked Harvest

Meal prep chick pea salad

PREP TIME: 25 MINS.
COOK TIME: 25 MINS.

Overhead photo of chickpea salad in a meal prep container with a hand holding a fork

Via Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Garlic butter steak bites with zucchini noodles meal prep

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Garlic Butter Steak Bites with Zucchini Noodles meal prep healthy and easy

Via Kirbie’s Cravings

Chicken burrito bowl meal prep

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 40 MINS.

chicken burrito bowl meal prep

Via Damn Delicious

Fajita bowl with cauliflower rice meal prep

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Fajita bowl with cauliflower rice meal prep

Via Kirbie’s Cravings

Honey garlic shrimp meal prep

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 30 MINS.

Honey garlic shrimp meal prep

Via A Sweet Pea Chef

Chopped thai chicken salad with peanut dressing

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 20 MINS.

chopped thai chicken salad with peanut dressing

Via Little Spice Jar

Cheesy broccoli chicken and rice meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 25 MINS.
COOK TIME: 20 MINS.

cheesy broccoli chicken and rice meal prep bowls

Via Gimme Some Oven

Garlic parmesan kale pasta meal prep

PREP TIME: 45 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Garlic parmesan kale pasta meal prep

Via Budget Bytes

Cauliflower rice burrito bowl

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Cauliflower rice burrito bowl for easy and healthy meal prepping

Via Minimalist Baker

Overnight oats

PREP TIME: 2 MINS.

I have just started meal prepping. This article is getting pinned IMMEDIATELY for all my future use for meal prep recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Amazing resource for meal prepping ideas.

Via Wholefully

Cold sesame noodles meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

These cold sesame noodle meal prep bowls are the perfect vegan prep ahead lunch: spiralized vegetables tossed with chickpeas and whole wheat spaghetti in a spicy almond butter sauce. #sweetpeasandsaffron #mealprep #vegan #lunch #noodles

Via Sweet Peas And Saffron

Thai peanut chicken meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

Thai peanut chicken meal prep bowls

Via From Valerie’s Kitchen

Turkey taco lunch bowls

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 50 MINS.

overhead view of four Turkey Taco Meal Prep Bowls

Via Sweet Peas And Saffron

Vegan red lentil dal

COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Vegan red lentil dal meal prep

Via Simply Quinoa

Greek orzo salad in a jar

PREP TIME: 35 MINS.

Greek orzo salad in a jar easy and healthy meal prep

Via How Sweet Eats

Jerk chicken meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

jerk chicken meal prep bowls

Via Food Lovin’ Family

Make ahead breakfast meal prep

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.

Make ahead breakfast meal prep

Via Project Meal Plan

Honey sriracha meal prep bowls

Honey sriracha meal prep bowls

Via Eat Yourself Skinny

Homemade instant noodles

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

Homemade instant noodles easy and healthy meal prep ideas

Via Sweet Peas And Saffron

Greek quinoa salad jars

PREP TIME: 30 MINS.

Greek Quinoa Salad Jars - these jars are prefect for meal prepping and popping them in the refrigerator for the week ahead. Swap the ingredients for ones you like, this is so customizable! #saladjars #greeksaladjars #quinoasaladjars | Littlespicejar.com

Via Little Spice Jar

Meal prep fiesta bowls

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 20 MINS.

Meal prep fiesta bowls

Via The Girl On Bloor

Healthy greek chicken meal prep bowl

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 20 MINS.

healthy greek chicken meal prep bowls

Via Ally’s Cooking

Spicy chicken meal prep bowl

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

Spicy chicken meal prep bowl

Via Pinch of Yum

Slow cooker butter chicken meal prep

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 5 HRS.

Slow cooker butter chicken meal prep

Via Sweet Peas And Saffron

Blackened chicken sheet pan meal prep

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 30 MINS.

Blackened chicken sheet pan meal prep

Via The Fitchen

Sheet pan chicken fajitas

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 25 MINS.

Sheet pan chicken fajitas meal prep idea

Via Sweet Peas And Saffron

Slow cooker pork carnitas meal prep

PREP TIME: 30 MINS.
COOK TIME: 4 HRS.

Slow cooker pork carnitas meal prep

Via Meal Prep On Fleek

Meal prep healthy chicken parmesan

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 35 MINS.

An overhead image of four glass containers each with a serving of Healthy Chicken Parmesan served with zucchini noodles ready to be placed in the refrigerator for meal prep.

Via A Sweet Pea Chef

Sesame seed noodle bowls

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 5 MINS.

Sesame noodle bowl in meal prep containers.

Via Pinch of Yum

Spicy pulled pork meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 1 HR. 20 MINS.

Overhead shot of Pulled Pork Meal Prep Bowls

Via Sweet Peas And Saffron

Taco Bowl

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

taco bowl meal prep easy and healthy meal prep ideas

Via Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Loaded caprese grilled cheese

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

Loaded caprese grilled cheese

Via Pinch Of Yum

Teriyaki chicken meatball meal prep

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 40 MINS.

Teriyaki chicken meatball meal prep

Via Unbound Wellness

Spicy chickpea quinoa meal prep bowls

Spicy chickpea quinoa meal prep bowls

Via Eat Yourself Skinny

Arugula pesto pasta salad

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 20 MINS.

Arugula pesto pasta salad meal prep

Via Meal Prep On Fleek

Meal prep garlic butter chicken meatballs

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Meal prep garlic butter chicken meatballs

Via Eat Well 101

Santa fe low carb chicken meal prep

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

overhead shot of the Santa Fe Low Carb Chicken Meal Prep

Via Sweet Peas And Saffron

Protein power mason jar salad

PREP TIME: 17 MINS.
COOK TIME: 12 MINS.

Protein power mason jar salad

Via Garden In The Kitchen

Maple miso roasted carrots meal prep

Four glass Maple Miso Roasted Carrot Meal prep containers

Via Budget Bytes

Summer quinoa salad jars

PREP TIME: 30 MINS.

Summer quinoa salad jars for meal prepping

Via Pinch Of Yum

Meal prep vegetarian quinoa burrito bowl

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.

Meal prep vegetarian quinoa burrito bowl

Via Simply Quinoa

Greek chicken meal prep bowl

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

Greek chicken meal prep bowl

Via Eazy Peazy Mealz

Pesto zucchini noodles meal prep

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 5 MINS.

overhead photo of Pesto Zucchini NoodlesVia Kirbie’s Cravings

Meal prep shrimp taco bowls

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Meal prep shrimp taco bowls

Via Gimme Delicious

Vegan mediterranean meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 35 MINS.

Vegan mediterranean meal prep bowls

Via Hummus Sapien

Slow cooker taco spiced chili meal prep

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 8 HRS.

Slow cooker taco spiced chili meal prep

Via Sally’s Baking Addiction

Sheet pan chicken tinga meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 30 MINS.

Sheet pan chicken tinga meal prep bowls

Via Pinch Of Yum

Slow cooker chicken carnitas bowl

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 6 HRS.

Slow cooker chicken carnitas bowl

Via Fit Foodie Finds

Chicken tawook quinoa bowls

Chicken tawook quinoa bowls

Via What’s Gabby Cooking

Tofu burrito bowl

PREP TIME: 5 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

Tofu burrito bowl meal prep easy and healthy

Via The Fitchen

Vegan sweet potato black bean bowl

PREP TIME: 45 MINS.
COOK TIME: 50 MINS.

Vegan sweet potato black bean bowl

Via The Hungry Waitress

Mediterranean chickpea and egg salad meal prep jars

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.

Mediterranean Chickpea and Egg Salad Jars | halfbakedharvest.com #healthy #mealprep #recipes

Via Half Baked Harvest

Red pepper cashew pasta meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 30 MINS.

Red pepper cashew pasta meal prep bowls

Via Pinch Of Yum

Sweet potato fajitas meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 40 MINS.

Sweet Potato Fajitas Meal Prep - This is the BEST sweet potato meal prep. It's so EASY! Veggies cook on a sheet pan and the rice gets done at the same time. My go to meal prep lately! Sweet potatoes and bell peppers!

Via The Fitchen

Meatless meatball meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 40 MINS.

Meatless meatball meal prep bowls

Via She Likes Food

Garlic chicken veggie and pasta meal prep

Garlic chicken veggie and pasta meal prep

Via I Hate Meal Prep

Shrimp cauliflower rice meal prep recipe

Shrimp cauliflower rice meal prep recipe

Via Clean Food Crush

Pineapple BBQ tofu bowl

PREP TIME: 50 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Pineapple BBQ tofu bowl meal prep

Via Sweet Peas And Saffron

Jerk spiced crispy tofu meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 10 MINS.

Via Salted Mint

Jerk chicken with pineapple black bean salsa meal prep

PREP TIME: 5 MINS.
COOK TIME: 40 MINS.

Rectangle glass meal prep containers full of Jerk Chicken with Pineapple Black Bean Salsa, rice, and limes.

Via Budget Bytes

Fish taco bowl meal prep recipe

PREP TIME: 20 MINS.
COOK TIME: 20 MINS.

fish taco bowl meal prep recipe

Via Damn Delicious

Quick beef and zucchini skillet meal prep recipe

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 25 MINS.

Quick beef and zucchini skillet meal prep recipe

Via Primavera Kitchen

Easy meal prep shrimp taco bowls

Easy meal prep shrimp taco bowls

Via Skinny Ms.

Meal prep chia pudding

PREP TIME: 15 MINS.
COOK TIME: 4 HRS.

Meal prep chia pudding

Via Downshiftology

Philly cheese steak meal prep bowls

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 15 MINS.

Philly cheese steak meal prep bowls

Via Meal Plan Addict

Salmon meal prep

PREP TIME: 10 MINS.
COOK TIME: 30 MINS.

salmon meal prep recipe easy and healthy

Via A Sweet Pea Chef

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