Making meal prep lunches is a great way to save time and money. But staying inspired with new recipes can be tough! Here are 25 delicious meal prep lunch recipes for you to try!
Meal prepping your lunch at the beginning of the week can make your week so much easier! It will save you money, keep you from hitting the fast food drive thru as often and can help you to stick to a diet or healthy eating plan.
Today I’m sharing a bunch of simple meal prep lunch recipes for you to try (I’m excited to try a bunch of these for myself!). A lot of these ideas are on the healthier side, but you’ll find a variety of ideas. From salads to bowls to soups and more.
Greek Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
Meal prep chicken doesn't have to be boring! This recipe for Greek Chicken Meal Prep Bowls is loaded with flavors and sure to fill you up at lunch time. A base of quinoa topped with greek chicken, cucumber and tomato salad, homemade tzatziki and more.
Italian Chicken Meal Prep Bowls
Meal prep lunches you will look forward to! These Italian Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are made in one pan and are low carb.
5 Low Carb Cauliflower Rice Salads in a Jar
Here are 5 low carb cauliflower rice salads which you can make in mason jars and take for lunch this week. All of them are full of healthy, satisfying ingredients and come in the following flavors: Mexican, Cobb, Asian, Nicoise and Greek.
Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad (Paleo/Whole30)
Quick and easy Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad, this healthy chicken salad only calls for 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to make. Paleo, dairy free, and Whole30 compliant.
One-Pot Sweet & Spiced Quinoa Lentil Salad
This flavorful one-pot sweet and spiced quinoa lentil salad is the perfect easy dish to make for lunch or dinner and serve hot or cold. It is full of nutrient-rich ingredients and is vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free. The recipe only requires five minutes of hands-on time and uses mostly pantry ingredients.
Veggie Egg Cups
These Veggie Egg Cups are absolutely scrumptious, and so convenient. They make the perfect on-the-go meal, too.
Avocado Chicken Wraps
These avocado chicken wraps are one of my favorite lunch meal prep recipes! This healthy wrap is loaded with tomatoes, chicken, avocado, and a blend of seasonings.
Chicken Hummus Naan Wraps
Need a quick & easy lunch you can prep ahead of time? Fix these chicken hummus naan wraps in only 15 minutes. They feature simple ingredients like shredded chicken, hummus, chopped fresh veggies, a homemade red wine vinaigrette, and crumbled cheese all piled onto a piece of soft & chewy naan bread.
5 Healthy Make-Ahead Lunches (For Back to School & Work)
Need some quick, simple, and healthy lunches? I'm sharing 5 cold lunch box ideas that contain a good mix of protein, carbs & fats, along with fresh fruits & veggies to keep everyone full & satisfied. Make them ahead of time so lunchtime is budget-friendly and stress-free.
Low-Carb Mexican Meal Prep Bowls
These Low-Carb Mexican Meal Prep Bowls are the perfect Meal Prep Recipe! Low-carb, high-protein, gluten-free, and delicious.
Turmeric Chickpea Buddha Bowl
Turmeric Chickpea Buddha Bowl is the ultimate vegan bowl recipe with vegetables, leafy greens, quinoa, chickpeas, fruit, and nuts with lemon tahini dressing as the buddha bowl sauce. It's the perfect meal prep recipe for weekly lunches.
Thai Peanut Zucchini Noodles Recipe
Thai Peanut Zucchini Noodles are zoodles sauteed with simple vegetables and tossed in a delectable Thai peanut sauce. This easy recipe includes meal prep instructions for lunch or dinner, warm or chilled.
Vegan Za'atar Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Bowls
Za’atar, a Middle Eastern spice mixture, flavors this Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Bowl, topped with fresh spinach, cucumbers and lemon tahini dressing.
Egg Roll in a Bowl
Egg roll in a bowl is a healthy deconstructed egg roll without the deep-frying! It’s a low-carb meal packed with veggies and flavors, ready in 20 minutes!
Ultimate Vegan Buddha Bowl
The Ultimate Vegan Buddha Bowl is loaded with nutrient dense vegetables, healthy fats, the best vegan protein, and healthy grains. This Buddha bowl is complete, well balanced meal in just one serving and isn't hard to make. The vibrant colors and rich flavors make it incredibly satisfying and you'll want to enjoy this vegan bowl of yumminess again and again.
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup
Bright, creamy, and easy lemon chicken orzo soup features rotisserie chicken, dill, and tempered eggs for a satisfying lunch. Greek lemon soup recipe is delicious and very easy to make.
Mason Jar Salads 3 Ways
These simple mason jar salad are perfect for meal prep and on-the-go! These salads are made 3 ways with delicious homemade dressing!
Chickpea Tikka Masala Meal Prep
In need of some new ideas for your vegan meal prepping? Try out this Chickpea Tikka Masala meal prep! Ready quickly and it’ll have you looking forward to lunch all week.
Sheet Pan Greek Meatballs with Vegetables
Meal Prep Sheet Pan Greek Meatballs with Vegetables is a delicious meal prep recipe using lean ground beef and Mediterranean spices. It’s a perfect make-ahead meal for your weekly meal prep!
Buffalo Chicken Meal Prep
This Buffalo Chicken Meal Prep with rice and roasted garlic cauliflower makes for a healthy, flavorful and satisfying meal that can be made in advance and stored in the fridge for a quick and convenient meal! You’ll want to eat it for lunch or dinner everyday!
Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls
Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls are a great way to use leftover pulled pork. This is an easy, freezer friendly meal prep for one or the whole family. Freeze the base and add fresh toppings right before eating for a delicious hot lunch or dinner meal prep option.
Build Your Own Healthy Nourish Bowl
Looking for a balanced, nutritious, delicious and easy to make meal idea? Learn how to build a healthy nourish bowl using this simple 3-step formula. Great for lunch, dinner and meal prep!
Chicken Fajita Soup
Easy Chicken Fajita Soup takes all your favorite ingredients for chicken fajitas and packs it into delicious and healthy soup. Made in one pot and loaded with chicken, beans, rice, peppers, onions, and taco seasoning, and then topped with your favorite toppings. It’s hearty and comforting and makes an easy weeknight dinner or meal prep soup.
Watermelon Arugula Mason Jar Salad with Quinoa, Avocado, Pine Nuts & Mint
Mason jar salads are the perfect make-ahead, portable lunch. They are pre-portioned and have everything you need to simply dump onto your favorite plate or bowl and enjoy right away.
Easy Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry
Easy Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry is great for meal prepping. Made with only a few simple ingredients. Serve it by itself for a low carb meal or add some rice to make it more filling.
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