Meal Prep Ideas & Recipes

From big-batch recipes to genius tips you can take to the grocery store, these meal planning tips will get you through weeknight dinners and beyond.

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    A 7-Day School Night Dinner Plan

    This week's meal plan is full of quick dinners for the start of a new school year. Whether your kids...


    14-Day Meal Plan (with a Printable Shopping List!)

    Need inspiration to use those pantry staples? This 14-day meal plan will use all the beans, canned foods and frozen...


    A 7-Day Asian Meal Plan

    Take theme nights one step further and meal plan a whole theme week! Choose a cuisine you like, such as...


    A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Fresh Basil

    Got fresh basil this summer? Don't let it go to waste. Use it in pesto to put on pasta...


    A 7-Day Meal Plan of No-Cook Dinners

    Don't feel like cooking this week? That's okay. These no-cook dinners will help get you through the week when it's...


    A 7-Day Meal Plan Using Hard-Boiled Eggs

    Hard-boil eggs on Sunday and use 'em in salads and sandwiches this week. It's an easy way to add more...


    Our Best Casseroles for July

    We've gathered up our best casserole recipes for your July meal planning. From easy side dish recipes to beat-the-heat stovetop...


    A 7-Day Vegetarian Dinners Meal Plan

    Skip the meat this week and make vegetarian dinners seven days in a row. Black beans, chickpeas and mushrooms ensure...

    A 7-Day Meal Plan That Keeps It Simple

    Dinner doesn't have to be complicated. Make a protein or vegetarian main, like these, and a simple side. Try a...


    A 7-Day Meal Plan with Theme Nights

    Make one day of the week a theme night every week. Whether that's Taco Tuesday or trying a new recipe...


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    Your June Healthy Meal Plan

    Summer is finally here, and this meal plan full of healthy June recipes will help you eat a little lighter...


    39 Healthy Lunch Ideas for Anyone on a Budget

    Save money, feel good and keep your energy up all day long with our cheap, healthy lunch ideas!


    A 7-Day Meal Plan Starting with Grilled Chicken

    Throw some chicken on the grill to prep three delicious dinners for super breezy weeknights.


    A 7-Day Easy Gluten-Free Meal Plan

    Need a week's worth of meals that use pantry staples? This easy gluten-free meal plan will use the canned beans,...


    A 7-Day Mediterranean Dinners Meal Plan

    If you want to lighten up your dinners this week, get inspired by the Mediterranean. These meals are full of...


    Your Healthy Meal Plan for May

    We've got healthy May recipes that keep you on track all month long. Bonus: The menu comes with healthy dessert...

    A 7-Day Meal Plan with 4-Ingredient Dinners

    Stressful weeks need easy dinners, like these. This week, we're focusing on 4-ingredient dinners that come together in a snap....


    10 Recipes You Can Make with 10 Ingredients

    Simplify your weekly meal plan with these easy dinners and sides—all made with 10 ingredients (plus a few pantry staples)....


    Your Healthy April Meal Plan

    This month, we've pulled together a delicious dinner plan for every single day. Get ready for recipes like grilled buttermilk...


    Your March Healthy Meal Plan

    Make dinner a breeze this March with this healthy meal plan. With dinners like salmon and lettuce wraps, healthy eating...


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    The Ultimate Lenten Meal Plan

    Whether you abstain from meat throughout the entire Lenten season or just on Fridays, these meals are sure to hit...

    How to Freeze Soup and Store It Like a Pro

    Avoid the heartache of freezer burn and mushy leftovers by learning how to freeze soup.


    How to Meal Prep Breakfast Sandwiches for the Week Ahead

    Some days you need a good hot breakfast, even in a hurry. These meal-prepped Egg McMuffin copycats make you the...


    28 Easy Quinoa Meal Prep Ideas for a Hectic Week

    Look no further for next week's meal plan. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, these quinoa meal prep ideas are...


    25 Thanksgiving Cooking Tips Straight from Grandma

    Grandma has all the top tips to cook the best Thanksgiving feast ever, from the stuffing to the cranberry sauce.


    Mom’s Simple Secrets for Holiday Meal Planning Success

    Mom is a certified expert at everything—but especially holiday meal planning. Here are some of her best secrets for a...


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    How to Prep, Freeze & Defrost the Most Popular Holiday Dishes

    Don't leave holiday prep to the last minute! You can make your holiday desserts, side dishes and even the mains...