With simple prep each week, you can stock your fridge and freezer with heat and eat meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Take this healthy meal-prep challenge to get started by learning the basics.

Devon O'Brien
Updated January 07, 2020

Sometimes healthy eating takes a little prep work. When weeknights get hectic (and let's be honest-when don't they?) meal prep is the key to getting healthy dinners on the table. Not to mention, making sure you're eating good-for-you breakfasts, snacks and lunches. This 30-day challenge offers healthy meal-prep recipes, weekly meal prep plans, expert prep and planning tips including shopping lists and will become your healthy blueprint for the month.

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Set Yourself Up for a Month of Meal Prep Success

Whether you're just getting started with meal prep or have been prepping for ages, these meal-prep tips outline the basics of meal prep and what you need to make it a success.

A Beginner's Guide to Meal Prep

7 Tips to Help You Master Meal Prep

5 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas We Love

The Best Base Recipes to Make for Meal Prep

Easy Meal-Prep Plans

These easy-to-follow meal-prep plans map out exactly what needs to happen in order to make a healthy meal, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. Pick one of the plan to try this week for meal prep.

How to Meal-Prep a Week of Healthy Family Dinners on Sunday

Make-Ahead Breakfast Meal Plan

How to Meal Prep a Week of High-Protein Lunches in 30 Minutes

A Sunday Meal-Prep Plan When You Only Have 30 Minutes

Watch & Learn: How to Make Meal Prep Easy

Follow along and watch as we meal prep everything from Freezer Smoothie Packs to a week of healthy vegan lunches.

How to Meal Prep a Week of Vegan Lunches

DIY Cup of Noodles: Instant Ramen

Meal Prep a Week of Lunches for Less Than $20

Make-Ahead Freezer Smoothie Packs

30-Days of Meal Prep Recipes

Meal prep your way through the month with these healthy meal-prep recipes. Make them all, or just pick a few here and there to make you week of meals as easy as can be.

Colorful Roasted Sheet-Pan Veggies

Soy-Lime Roasted Tofu

Shredded Chicken Master Recipe

Muffin-Tin Quiches with Smoked Cheddar & Potato

Chicken Sausage and Peppers

Easy Brown Rice

Cherry-Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup Meal-Prep Freezer Pack

Avocado Hummus

Make-Ahead Smoothie Freezer Packs

Sheet-Pan Roasted Root Vegetables

Blueberry Almond Chia Pudding

Vegan Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Spicy Slaw Bowls with Shrimp & Edamame

Roasted Chickens

Meal-Prep Cilantro-Lime Chicken Bowls

Roasted Salmon Rice Bowl with Beets & Brussels

Blueberry-Banana Overnight Oats

Meal-Prep Curried Chicken & Chili-Lime Chicken

Homemade Trail Mix

Basic Quinoa

Apple Spice Muffins

Creamy Blueberry-Pecan Overnight Oatmeal

Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl with Cauliflower Rice

Fruit & Nuts Snack Mix

Sheet-Pan Eggs with Spinach & Ham

Freezer Bean & Cheese Burritos

Citrus Lime Tofu Salad

Chicken Curry Cup of Noodles

Classic Cobb Mason Jar Salad

Quinoa & Chia Oatmeal Mix