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4 Easy Meal Prep Recipe Ideas

These are the best and my favorite easy meal prep recipes with tips, tricks & ideas! As someone who started a meal prep company it only makes sense to give you some simple meal prep recipes with great tips and ideas to get started. 
These meal prep recipes are not only tasty, easy but also budget friendly so you can eat healthy cheap! Meal prep can seem daunting and overwhelming but I simplified it for you to make it simple, fast and helpful for the waistline!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Asian, Mediterranean, Mexican
Keyword: Meal prep, meal prep ideas, Meal prep recipes, meal prep tips
Servings: 1 person
Cost: $30

Ingredients

Rice Bowls

  • 2 lb protein chicken, steak, ground turkey, salmon or meat substitute
  • 2 lb vegetables Brussel sprouts, asparagus, broccoli are great.
  • 2 lb rice brown rice, jasmine rice or any preferred rice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste

Protein, Sweet Potato & Hummus

  • 2 lb proten chicken, steak, salmon or substitute
  • 2 sweet potatoes cut up into 1/3 inch round chunks
  • 1 cup hummus
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste

Lettuce Wraps

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce
  • 2 lbs protein ground turkey, ground chicken shrimp or meat substitute
  • 2 cup water chestnuts, diced
  • 4 cloved garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, diced
  • 2 cups diced vegetables like peppers or carrots and peas optional
  • 2 cup cauliflower rice optional

Optional For Above

  • Make it to your favorite taste with spices & sauces Mexican, asian, greek or keep it plain.

Instructions

Storage

  • Most everything can be put into the same container portioned out to your meals. Would keep lettuce & hummus in their own container. Can always keep everything separated in its own container as well.

Rice Bowls

  • Can make cauliflower rice with this recipe here if you want.
  • Saute vegetables on a frying pan or skillet with oil with oil until tender.
    In oven can even toss vegetables with a little oil, salt & pepper. Put in oven at 400 degrees for 25 minutes. Check on them at 20. Or steam them if you would like.
  • Cut up and saute your protein in 1 tbsp of olive oil with salt & pepper and a little garlic if you'd like. Cook until done, pending the protein will be 5-10 minutes.
    Salmon baking instructions here.
  • As mentioned cook your salmon and steak one level rarer than normal since you will reheat it.
  • Cook rice to instructions.
  • Can toss your rice, vegetables and protein in your preferred seasonings or sauces.
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Protein, Sweet Potato & Hummus

  • Peel and cut up sweet potato into circular pieces about 1/3 inches thick.
  • Now you can keep it simple and just bake your sweet potato in with your protein and done.
    Or, can cook separately to make sure you have the perfect doneness you would like for your veggies.
  • Can saute or bake your protein. Saute with some oil is easiest. Cook until done, pending the protein will be 5-10 minutes.
  • Use store bought hummus until you are ready to make your own!
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Lettuce Wraps

  • Can make cauliflower rice with this recipe here if you want.
  • Cook ground chicken or turkey until brown and cooked throughout.
  • Add in vegetables and additional asian or preferred sauces and seasonings. Remember less the better to keep it healthy!
  • Cut stem off lettuce and break off the whole iceberg lettuce cups.

Full Protein Energy Ball Recipe here

  • They are amazing and last forever! They last in the freezer a long time as well and taste great lightly frozen!