10 Easy Meal Prep Recipes for New Moms
We’re big fans of meal prep around here. With busy work schedules, kiddos running around and everything in between, cooking full meals every day is tricky. We all have those days where we’re lucky if we eat more than a protein bar before 4 p.m, right? But meal prep is a lifesaver for maintaining healthy habits and making sure there’s always something nutritious to eat. A girl cannot live on iced coffee and almonds alone—trust us, we’ve tried. Here are a few of our favorite meal prep recipes that are healthy, yet incredibly delicious.
Thai Coconut Quinoa Bowls
These bowls are made with roasted veggies, a delicious slaw, homemade coconut quinoa and a yummy peanut sauce.
Fruit + Yogurt Parfaits
There is something so simple and yet so satisfying about fruit and layers of creamy yogurt topped with crunchy granola. It’s the perfect breakfast or mid-morning snack.
Greek Couscous Salad
You can top this with grilled chicken if you want some extra protein, or leave it as is if you’re a vegetarian.
California Sushi Roll Bowls with Cauliflower Rice
Meal prep sushi?! You read that right. This deconstructed California sushi roll is served with cauliflower sushi rice and is packed with healthy ingredients.
Meal Prep Breakfast Sandwiches
What if you could just wake up and have a breakfast sandwich ready to go? Dreams do come true, my friends.
Coconut Curry Ramen
The key to this meal prep is layering the ingredients, so a wide mouth Mason jar works best. If you start with fresh ingredients, this meal prep can last seven days in the fridge.
Grilled Veggie Burrito Bowls with Green Rice
Missing your weekly trips to Chipotle? These burrito bowls can be made ahead of time and will totally curb your burrito cravings.
Mason Jar Cobb Salad
This Mason jar salad is made with a healthier yogurt-based dressing and tons of fresh veggies.
Ham, Egg + Cheese Breakfast Quesadillas
These are a great option if you’re feeding a group or have picky eaters at home.
Overnight Oats 3 Ways
Tired of the same overnight oats? Mix it up with these three fresh varieties that will have you bouncing out of bed in the morning.