10 Great Meal Preps You’ll Actually WANT to Do
Meal preps are more than just a pretty picture—here are some good meal prep ideas you'll want to try this week.
Grab a Healthy On-the-Go Breakfast
This simple overnight oatmeal is a snap to layer, chill and grab each day. Customize the recipe with flavor ideas for banana bread, carrot cake, piña colada and chocolate-cherry oats.
Cook Breakfast While You Sleep
This hearty slow-cooker breakfast is packed with veggies, potatoes and satisfying eggs and cheese. Cook up this crowd-pleaser (it serves 8) while you sleep!
Freeze Portioned Ready-to-Bake Cookie Dough
A chocolaty fix is just minutes away when you have ready-to-bake cookie dough on stand-by the freezer. Treat yourself anytime to warm homemade cookies! You choose how many each time.
Marinate Your Steak in the Freezer—in Bulk
Stock up when meat’s on sale, then freeze several batches of steak in a tasty marinade made from pantry staples. Your future self will thank you next time you catch yourself wondering what’s for dinner.
Make One, Freeze One Casseroles
Buy two rotisserie chickens on sale and make the casseroles that keep on giving! Pop one pan of creamy chicken enchiladas in the oven and the second one into the freezer. Dinner, solved!
Sit down to dinner in 25 minutes or less. These quick recipes start with rotisserie chicken.
Just Add Water
Lunch like a boss with two so-simple jars of fancy looking ramen soup—just add hot water to the jar and you’re good to go. Make the prep even simpler with a trip through the grocery store’s salad bar for the soup fixings.
Anticipate Any Snack Attack
Drop-in guests? Hungry kids home from school? Need a munchie for watching TV? Just bake up these little taco cups you so smartly prepped ahead and popped in the freezer.
So simple to reheat, the kids can help themselves!
Keep It Cozy
DIY Hot Cocoa Mix makes winter better, period. Whether you give or share this irresistibly wholesome mix, many warm memories are in store. Pass the marshmallows!
Make Pancakes Easy
They’re practically no work when you start with a simple pancake mix. Whether you stock your pantry or give it as gifts, everyone wins with this five-star mix.