Meal prepping is becoming the new norm. No matter if you’re training for a marathon or just looking to have healthy lunches for the week, there’s one thing that remains consistent—exciting ingredients.
Did you read “meal prep” and think, “oh no, another salad”? Being healthy doesn’t mean eating like a rabbit! There are tons of different, delicious ways to stay on track without relying on basic leafy greens.
Every week, Millennials, parents, athletes, and anyone looking for added convenience and healthy weekly lunches are turning to meal prepping. Recipes are transformed from one serving to four, packaged, and stored, allowing you to have delicious and healthy meals for the entire week—no more scrambling for lunch plans, no more falling off the wagon.
If you’re new to meal prep or if you’re looking to switch up your menu, you’ve come to the right place. At Chef’d, we offer all of our delicious meal kits in both two and four serving options. With our four serving option, you can have everything you need for healthy meals delivered right to your door with free shipping included! Yeah, it’s really that easy.
7 Meal Kits That Are Perfect for #MealPrep
Because our kitchen is full of over 400 meal kits, we’ve narrowed down the list to our top seven meal kits for meal prep, making it easier than ever to eat better this week.
Southwestern Chicken Bowl with Corn
Bowls are a super popular choice for meal prep. They’re quick to make, stuffed with filling grains and protein, and easy to throw in a container and go. Our signature Southwestern Chicken Bowl is all of those things—and more.
Heaps of corn, black beans, and avocado sit atop a bed of hearty quinoa that is topped with seasoned blackened chicken. The best part—the chipotle sauce. Portion this sauce on the side and dress when you’re ready to chow down for a bit of extra heat you’ll love.
Greek Shrimp Farro Bowl
Another one bowl wonder, the Greek Shrimp Farro Bowl is a Mediterranean take on this trending meal prep dish. Filled with light and fresh flavors, such as juicy tomatoes, tart lemon, and crispy shallots, this dish makes for the perfect mid-day treat.
Try it: Greek Shrimp Farro Bowl
Thai Basil Stir Fry - Chicken or Shrimp
Put down the takeout menu—these two dishes will trump any local Thai spot. Stir-fry fresh onions, garlic, peppers, and broccoli to create the base, then sauté marinated chicken or shrimp and stir in basil and chili flakes to achieve a truly authentic meal.
Chicken and Quinoa Pasta with Pesto and Asparagus
Looking for gluten free meal prep options? This dish is made with quinoa pasta, a naturally gluten-free ancient seed, creating a hearty foundation for this light lunch. Flavorful garlic, basil, and cherry tomatoes are welcomed by earthy asparagus and pine nuts, completing this 35-minute dish—meals for the week will be ready in no time.
Cajun Blackened Salmon
Salmon is a great lunch protein. It’s full of unsaturated fats that will keep your heart healthy. This dish puts salmon in the spotlight. A spicy, Cajun-flavored rub is used to put a flavorful spin on your favorite fish. Served with a cauliflower mash and cucumber relish, you’ll be counting down the minutes until the clock strikes noon.
Try it: Cajun Blackened Salmon
Stress Free Chicken Lettuce Wraps
These Stress Free Chicken Lettuce wraps are great for meal prep. Prepare and serve the chicken separate from the butter lettuce cups. When it’s finally time for lunch, you’ll have everything you need to assemble your meal!
Burgers at lunch are always a great idea. These Greek-style burgers from Atkins will let you enjoy a delicious burger without the guilt. Each patty is crafted with savory ground beef, fresh baby spinach, crunchy green onion, and strong feta cheese that perfectly complements the light zucchini salad. Throw it all in a container, and viola! Burgers are served.
Try it: Greek Hamburger