Trade in those frozen Lean Cuisine meals for some healthy meal prep bowls instead! Meal prepping is the best way to make yourself healthy meals, without having to cook every single day. These meal prep bowls are very affordable and easy to make. All you need to make these bowls is some protein, rice and vegetables. You can get as creative as you’d like with your meal prep, as long as you know that it is something you will actually eat! Get inspired to start meal prepping with these 10 meal prep bowl ideas.
1.Honey Sesame Chicken Lunch Bowls
These Honey Sesame Chicken Meal Prep Bowls are packed with grilled chicken, steamed rice, broccoli and asparagus, all tossed in a sweet honey sesame sauce. You will get that sweet and savory flavor in every bite! You can switch out the vegetables with any vegetables of your choice, as long as you know you will eat them. Cook enough of this meal to split into four containers, so you have your meals prepared for the full school week!
2.Carnitas Burrito Bowls
Make your own Chipotle inspired burrito bowls with this Carnitas Burrito Bowls recipe! These bowls are filled with carnitas, black beans, corn, and a cilantro lime brown rice, which will satisfy all of your tastebuds. These bowls are incredibly delicious and filling, and are perfect for split into four different meals for the week. Add some salsa and avocado to top off this delicious meal!
3.Turkey Taco Lunch Bowls
Create another Chipotle inspired bowl with this Turkey Taco lunch bowl recipe! These bowls are the perfect combination of turkey taco meat, corn, brown rice, beans, and pico de gallo. This bowl has just the right amount of proteins that you need to get through your long day at school or work. Add some avocado on top, and be sure to bring along a few corn tortillas to create a delicious meal! This is a great meal to cook in bulk, and you will easily make enough for the full week.
4.Chicken, Rice and Cheesy Broccoli Bowls
Take the classic grilled chicken, brown rice and broccoli bowl and flavor it up with some cheddar cheese sauce with this Chicken, Rice and Cheesy Broccoli Bowl. Toss the grilled chicken and vegetables in the cheesy sauce, and add some brown rice on the side for the perfect meal! It you are lactose intolerant like me, skip the cheese sauce and add your favorite teriyaki sauce, or barbecue sauce for some flavor to this meal.
5.Italian Inspired Chicken Meal Prep Bowl
This Italian Inspired Chicken Meal Prep Bowl is seasoned with the classic Italian spices like basil, rosemary, thyme and marjoram. This bowl is packed with grilled chicken, zucchini, broccoli, tomatoes, onions and brown rice, which are all seasoned with the classic Italian spices. Feel free to add your favorite veggies to this bowl, to create a meal you will enjoy throughout the week!
6.Chicken Fajita Bowl
These Chicken Fajita Bowls are packed with grilled vegetables, rice and chicken to make for a very healthy meal prep option. Add some onions, bell peppers, corn, and beans, along with brown rice and chicken for a packed meal! Add some chili powder, paprika, cumin and lime juice to get the fajita flavor in every bite.
7.Spicy Chicken with Rice and Beans Bowl
Spice up your typical meal prep recipe with this Spicy Chicken with Rice and Beans bowl. Add the homemade cilantro sauce to the chicken to get the perfect spicy flavor you are looking for. This bowl is packed with just the right amount of proteins and carbs to help keep you going throughout the day. Add some homemade trail mix and sliced veggies on the side to complete the meal!
8.Cajun Honey Chicken Bowl
Try out this flavorful Cajun Honey Chicken Bowl for your next meal prep meal! The cajun sauce adds the perfect flavor to the bowl to give it just the kick it needs! Add some of your favorite veggies, like bell peppers, asparagus and broccoli, and some steamed brown rice on the side to make for a delicious meal.
9.Chickpea Quinoa with Chicken Power Bowl
This Moroccan-inspired Chickpea Quinoa with Chicken power bowl is everything you need to satisfy your tastebuds! This bowl is filled with chickpeas, quinoa, carrots, dates and raisins to give the perfect mixture of tastes and flavors. Add some grilled chicken on top for some extra protein. This is perfect to snack on throughout the day or as a full lunch meal!
10.Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry Bowl
This Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry is about to be your go-to meal prep bowl! Create your own Teriyaki sauce to add to the chicken and veggies for just the right amount of flavor. This meal is best served with some brown rick and grilled vegetables on the side to make for the perfect, balanced meal! You won’t want to eat at Panda Express any longer after making this delicious meal!
What is your go-to meal prep recipe? Let us know in the comments below.