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Easy Meal Prep

Save time and money by preparing meals ahead of time. Below are many breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas for busy families who want to eat home-cooked meals in less time.

Try an overnight baked oatmeal, prep ahead taco salad, or a batch of slow cooker meatballs.

Make multiple meals by combining your favorite ingredients with homemade staples including:

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Breakfast Casserole

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Instant Pot Butternut Squash

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Marinara Sauce

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Greek Salad Dressing

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Chicken Marinade

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The Best Chicken Seasoning

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Best Steak Marinade

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Poached Chicken

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Crockpot Whole Chicken

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Hard Boiled Eggs

fluffy quinoa on a serving spoon held over an instant pot

Perfect Instant Pot Quinoa

cooked quinoa in a pot with a spoon

How to Cook Quinoa

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Healthy Pancakes

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Easy Stuffed Shells Recipe

Homemade flour tortillas stacked together.

BEST Homemade Tortillas Recipe

Sliced baked chicken breast with seasoning on a plate.

Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

Baked oatmeal topped with blueberries in a baking dish with a spoon.

Baked Oatmeal Recipe

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Simple Roasted Carrots

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Easy Egg Salad Recipe

Homemade vinaigrette salad dressing on a spoon.

Simple Vinaigrette Recipe

Homemade stir fry sauce in a jar next to a whisk and garlic cloves.

The BEST Stir Fry Sauce

Instant Pot hard boiled eggs with the shells falling off and one cooked egg cut in half.

Perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Homemade taco seasoning in a small white bowl, next to a whisk and measuring spoons filled with spices.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

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