Healthy Recipes

Meal prep friendly recipes made from whole food ingredients.

Meal Prep Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Meal Prep Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut squash mac and cheese is a healthy(ish) fall comfort food. Pureed butternut squash is blended into the mac and cheese for some added nutrition and flavor. If you’re a mac and cheese fan try this for a weeknight dinner or make it as part of your weekend meal...

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Meal Prep Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Meal Prep Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Enchiladas are one of my favorite meal prep dishes, they’re filling and reheat well for days. Enchilada casserole is a slight twist on the traditional dish. Most of the same ingredients are used, but you assemble it more like lasagna instead of rolling the filling in...

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Meal Prep Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

Meal Prep Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

If you love pumpkin baked goods, this pumpkin baked oatmeal is the perfect make-ahead breakfast for your meal prep. You cook once and enjoy a fiber-filled breakfast all week long. A bonus is that oats are very cheap, so baked oatmeal is a budget-friendly breakfast...

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Meal Prep Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet

Meal Prep Ground Beef and Sweet Potato Skillet

One-pan skillet dishes are fantastic for quick and healthy meals. This ground beef and sweet potato skillet dish works great for a quick dinner or as part of a weekend meal prep that you can eat for lunch or dinner during the week.    Cook the Ground Beef  ...

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Almond Flour Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Almond Flour Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Pumpkin bread is one of those classic fall foods that you can’t wait to make once pumpkin season comes around. It’s so simple and quick to make. Also, your kitchen smells amazing while it bakes! When you're looking for a fall treat, try this healthy pumpkin bread...

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Gluten-Free Apple Crisp Recipe

Gluten-Free Apple Crisp Recipe

Apple crisp is one my my favorite fall desserts. I try to go apple-picking every year and I always use some of what I pick to make a healthy-ish apple crisp. It actually keeps well in the fridge for several days so you can make it as part of your weekend meal prep to...

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Banana Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal Recipe

Banana Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal Recipe

I buy a bunch of bananas every week to add them to smoothies, slice up to put on peanut butter toast, and use them to sweeten baked goods. One of the best ways to bake with them is in baked oatmeal. Baked oatmeal is great for meal prep because it’s simple to make and...

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Breakfast Casserole with Sausage and Vegetables

Breakfast Casserole with Sausage and Vegetables

Breakfast casseroles are one of my favorite things to meal prep for weekday breakfasts. I don’t have time to make eggs in the morning before work, however, I can pop a slice of this breakfast casserole into the microwave and quickly have a healthy breakfast full of...

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Easy Vegetable Lasagna Meal Prep

Easy Vegetable Lasagna Meal Prep

Vegetable lasagna is a great dish to make as part of your weekly meal prep. It makes good leftovers so you can make one on the weekend and reheat it for work lunches or weeknight dinners.      Vegetables This recipe uses onion, red bell pepper, and zucchini,...

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Chocolate Banana Paleo Muffins

Chocolate Banana Paleo Muffins

Paleo muffins make great snacks, grab and go breakfasts, or a healthier sweet treat. These gluten-free chocolate banana paleo muffins are made with almond and coconut flours. Lately, I’ve been making a batch of muffins every week during my meal prep to use as snacks...

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Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread

Baking a loaf of zucchini bread is one of my favorite ways to use up any extra zucchini I have during the summer months. Quick breads make a great snack when you’re craving a baked good but want a healthier option. This gluten-free zucchini bread is also paleo and...

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How to Make Green Smoothies: The Basics

How to Make Green Smoothies: The Basics

If you have difficulty eating enough leafy green vegetables I highly encourage giving green smoothies a try. Green smoothies are basically fruit smoothies that are blended with fresh leafy greens such as spinach, kale, or swiss chard. They can be a simple and easy way...

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Meal Prep Greek Quinoa Salad

Meal Prep Greek Quinoa Salad

Quinoa salads are one of my go-to meals during the summer months when I want something lighter. This quinoa salad brings together one of my favorite grains with one of my favorite chopped salads: a Greek-style cucumber tomato salad.     Quinoa Quinoa works great...

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Soba Noodle Salad with Sesame Soy Dressing

Soba Noodle Salad with Sesame Soy Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer it's time for lighter meals. If you are craving noodles try this soba noodle salad made with buckwheat noodles, crunchy fresh vegetables, and a soy sauce based dressing. This meal is quick and easy to assemble. It also makes...

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Ground Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

Ground Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

This ground beef and cabbage stir-fry is great for a quick meal. I usually eat it with rice, but you can omit the rice if you want a low-carb meal or you’re following Whole30, keto, or paleo.    Cook the Veggies I usually prefer to buy vegetables whole and cut or...

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