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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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Southwest quinoa salad in a serving bowl with lime wedges.

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Cooked white rice in a bowl with a spoon.

How to Cook Rice

Cooked farro in a bowl with lemon and fresh herbs.

How to Cook Farro

Sliced crockpot chicken breast on plate with whole chicken breasts.

Crockpot Chicken Breast

Egg muffins served on a plate with one cut in half.

Egg Muffins

Sliced and unsliced baked chicken breast in baking dish.

Baked Chicken Breast

slice of breakfast casserole on a plate with a bite on a fork

Breakfast Casserole

quartered, cubed and mashed butternut squash with instant pot in background

Instant Pot Butternut Squash

homemade marinara sauce in a red dutch oven pot, with fresh basil garnish

Marinara Sauce

greek salad dressing in a mason jar with a spoon with greek salad in background

Greek Salad Dressing

three marinated grilled chicken breasts on a plate with lemon slices and parsley

Chicken Marinade

chicken seasoning in glass jar with spoon

The Best Chicken Seasoning

two grilled ribeye steaks on a plate with parsley and lime garnish

Best Steak Marinade

sliced poached chicken on a plate with lemon and herbs

Poached Chicken

crockpot whole chicken and vegetables on a serving platter

Crockpot Whole Chicken

halved hard boiled eggs on a plate

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

pouring syrup onto stack of pancakes

Healthy Pancakes

stuffed pasta shell on serving spoon

Easy Stuffed Shells Recipe

Homemade flour tortillas stacked together.

BEST Homemade Tortillas Recipe

Side view of ranch dressing in a jar, surrounded by veggies.

Homemade Ranch Dressing

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

Baked Oatmeal Recipe

egg salad recipe in a bowl

Easy Egg Salad Recipe

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