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Batch Cooking

Not into traditional meal prep or meal planning? Try out batch cooking! These make ahead recipes will help you mix and match to make different delicious meals each day. Spend one day cooking and use these recipes all week to change it up! This is a great method to use to make meals quick during the week. Use these proteins, grains, vegetables and sauces to make healthy and delicious meals for the week.

My Favorite Recipes are Pressure Cooker Shredded Buffalo Chicken, Pressure Cooker or Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Pork, and Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze.

Brussels Sprouts Meal Prep Salad

If you’re worried about your lunch salad being soggy all week, you need to try this recipe! The shaved raw Brussels Sprouts Meal Prep Salad is an easy make ahead salad for a healthy meal prep.

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic

Roasted cauliflower with garlic is an easy and tasty low carb and vegan side dish to add to your favorite protein for dinner or meal prep. Roast cauliflower florets in a single layer on a sheet tray to get the best flavor and color!

Pressure Cooker Shredded Buffalo Chicken

Make easy to shred buffalo chicken quickly in the pressure cooker! This two ingredient recipe uses boneless skinless chicken thighs and buffalo sauce and has very little hands on cooking time resulting in a perfect easy meal prep protein or salad topper.

Cajun Pork Tenderloin

Pan seared and oven roasted cajun pork tenderloin in a cast iron skillet is an easy weeknight dinner. This easy pork tenderloin recipe results in juicy and flavorful pork.

Roasted Zucchini with Balsamic and Hazelnuts

Zucchini roasted in the oven and then topped with balsamic vinegar and hazelnuts is an easy dinner side for your favorite protein. When zucchini is baked in the oven, it becomes caramelized and never soggy pairing perfectly with tangy balsamic vinegar and crunchy hazelnuts.

Stove Top Italian Meatballs

These delicious and juicy homemade Stove Top Italian style Meatballs take about 30 minutes to prep and cook. The meatballs are browned in a dutch oven and finished simmering in sauce on the stove top. These meatballs are an easy weeknight dinner and perfect for eating over pasta or in meatball subs.

Homemade Taco Seasoning

This easy DIY seasoning recipe is perfect for taco night. Great on ground beef, turkey or chicken and stays fresh for 6 months.

Better than Takeout Fried Rice

Better than takeout fried rice is the ultimate “use what’s in the fridge” dinner or side dish. Add in any extra chicken, pork or beef plus the odds and ends of vegetables like broccoli or carrots to bulk up the rice into a dinner. This comfort food dish is pretty easy to make with a few standard Asian staples from your pantry. You won’t want the bland and flavorless takeout fried rice after trying this recipe.

Oven Roasted Broccoli

Roasted broccoli has a lot better texture and flavor than steamed or boiled broccoli. Roasting the broccoli on sheet trays gives a great caramelized flavor and crispy texture.