Fun Meal Prep Ideas for Busy Weeks

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As summer begins to close and fall awaits around the corner, now is a great time to start getting organized for a new season. Whether you’re starting your school year, transitioning into a new job, or simply want to get things in order, one aspect of your life you can tackle is your cuisine! Therefore, we’ve rounded up fun meal prep ideas so you can grab-and-go on those busy days.

Salad Jars

If you’re looking for convenience, these salad jars will have you covered. Start with dressing at the bottom, add cooked grains, a colorful medley of veggies, protein of your choice, nuts or seeds for crunch, and top it off with fresh greens. When it’s time to eat, shake the jar for a hassle-free, vibrant meal.

Veggie Stir-Fry Kits

Prepare a medley of pre-chopped vegetables like bell peppers, snap peas, and carrots. Divide them into containers and store alongside containers of pre-cooked protein like tofu or shrimp. Make a batch of stir-fry sauce and portion it out. When dinner beckons, simply heat a pan, toss in your prepped veggies and protein, and drizzle with the sauce for a flavorful stir-fry in minutes.

Mason Jar Soup

Mason jar soup meal prep is a convenient and visually appealing way to prepare and store your meals. To prepare this cozy and savory lunch, start by adding flavoring like soy sauce, miso, and ginger to the bottom. Then, add frozen vegetables as well as noodles of your choice. To finish it off, pour hot water over everything and let it sit so all the flavors fuse together.

These flavorful meals will have you feeling organized and satiated for those busier weeks. To learn more apartment living tips, reach out to us today!