11 Easy Meal Prep for Students

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1. Have a to-go breakfast with an easy to prepare overnight oats. Making these the night prior will give you efficient time to do other things the next day. Mix in your favorite fruits and you’d have a healthy and yummy meal the next day.

Breakfast:
Frozen breakfast sandwiches or overnight oats (milk, oatmeal, chia seeds, a couple drops of vanilla extract, & either/pineapple/mango/peach)

Lunch:
Salad w/ romaine, tuna, green beans, feta cheese, carrots, red onions, celery, bellpepper, & avocado
Hard-boiled egg
Whole wheat dinner roll

Dinner:
Udon stir fry w/ rib eye, green beans, red bellpeppers
Carrots or orzo alfredo w/ chicken & spinach

Snacks:
Oranges & cherries

2. How exciting is it to be able to eat the food you love without having to worry how many calories or how much fat you’d get out of it? This is one of the advantages of preparing your own meals. Allow yourself to control your diet: make a pasta or salad or why not both? The power is in you.

Breakfast:
Frozen breakfast sandwiches (whole wheat cinnamon raisin english muffins, turkey bacon, shredded cheddar cheese, & oven-baked egg) 
or pumpkin baked oatmeal

Lunch:
Salad w/ lettuce, avocado, carrots, red onion, feta cheese, chia seeds, bellpepper, & frozen peas/corn
Dinner roll

Dinner:
Herb & garlic butter baked salmon w/ green beans
meatball pasta 

Snack:
Oranges, cherries, & grapes

3. Give your weekly meal prep a quick boost by combining meat and seafood. The nutrients they provide alongside your green and fruity side-dishes will make your meals yummy and healthy at the same time.

Breakfast:
Dairy with fruit

Lunch:
Salad w/ lettuce, deli turkey, carrots, frozen peas & corn, bell peppers, chia seeds, cheddar cheese, & avocado + whole wheat dinner roll + hard boiled egg

Dinner:
Sloppy joe’s (ground turkey, bell pepper, onion, bbq sauce, & ketchup)

Snack:
Spring rolls w/ shrimp, lettuce, vermicelli noodles, carrots, & satay sauce

4. A student’s schedule comprises a lot of studying, project-making and other extra curricular activities making it so difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Surely, going to the gym religiously and watching what you eat become extra challenging. That is why meal prepping is vital to help you with the latter. You control what you consume without compromising flavor since you can choose the best ingredients that suit your taste and nutrient requirements.

 

Breakfast:
@siggisdairy with fruit & frozen acai smoothie

Lunch: salad w/ lettuce, deli turkey, carrots, frozen corn, bell peppers, avocado, feta cheese, & chia seeds + dinner roll + strawberries & mango

Dinner:
Spaghetti w/ marinara sauce & sausage
Or fried brown rice with carrots, peas, corn, Chinese sausage, & scrambled egg 🍚

Snack:
Grapes, apples, oranges, mango, & all other fruit!

5. Hectic schedule? You are certainly not the only one. Better get things going without sacrificing your health and fitness by preparing your meals and schedule for the week. Might as well meal prep on the weekend and hustle on weekdays. You can do it!

 

Breakfast:
@siggisdairy with oranges

Lunch:
Salad w/ lettuce, deli turkey, avocado, carrots, frozen corn, bellpeppers, cucumber, red onions, & feta cheese + quinoa + kiwi & berries

Dinner:
Sausage, shrimp, & chicken gumbo (modified from @iowagirleats) or chicken pot pie soup (modified from @thegraciouswife)

6. Plan your schedule ahead to avoid getting stressed out with unplanned activities and whatnot. Never forget to include your gym schedule with it. Good thing though is you can prepare your meals during weekends and cut out the time intended for this during weekdays. Prepare, store then eat. Quick and easy, don’t you think?

 

Breakfast:
@siggisdairy with fruit

Lunch:
Salad w/ lettuce, deli turkey, carrots, frozen peas & corn, bell peppers, chia seeds, cheddar cheese, & avocado + whole wheat dinner roll + hard boiled egg

Dinner:
Sloppy joe’s (ground turkey, bell pepper, onion, bbq sauce, & ketchup) 🍔

Snack:
Spring rolls w/ shrimp, lettuce, vermicelli noodles, carrots, & satay sauce

7. Sometimes, you would feel tired and uninspired to meal prep and workout. But keeping in mind the reason why you started will keep you going. You won’t just throw out in the window the hard work you have given into investing in yourself. So, to help you in times like this, it’s wise to alternate and experiment with ingredients and recipes. Make meal prepping funner!

Lunch:
Salad with lettuce, carrots, frozen peas/corn, bell pepper, avocado, tuna, edamame, chia seeds, & feta cheese + blackberries + dinner roll

Dinner:
Alternating between burgers & chicken tenders

Afternoon snack:
Spring rolls with lettuce, carrots, cucumber, & shrimp + satay dipping sauce

8. Prioritize your health and get yourself proper meals by preparing a week in advance most especially if you will be having a hectic schedule ahead. Learn to cook or prepare a go-to recipe to help you with instances like this.

Breakfast:
@siggisdairy with fruit on fruit

Lunch:
Spinach salad with red onion, celery, carrots, black beans, feta cheese, chia seeds, avocado, turkey deli, frozen corn & peas + whole wheat bun

Dinner:
Burrito bowl with brown rice, black beans, corn, bell peppers, & ground turkey 🌯

Snack:
@jocooks crab cakes

9. You are allowed to be missing in action on social media but never in your workouts and healthy eating habit. So dedicate generous time for your health and you’ll never go wrong for doing so. Make several types of meals and creatively mix and match ingredients. The floor (or kitchen) is yours!

Breakfast:
@siggisdairy for breakfast with granola & strawberries

Lunch:
Spinach salad with tuna, bell peppers, carrots, frozen peas & corn, chia seeds, feta cheese, & avocado + almonds

Dinner:
@lisawineandglue’s chicken noodle soup casserole or udon stir fry

Snacks:
Blueberries, bananas, & oranges

10. Strategically plan your meals by alternating your food. This way, you won’t get bored with your food and more likely look forward for the next one.

Breakfast:
@siggisdairy

Salad:
Romaine lettuce, shredded chicken, bell pepper, carrots, feta cheese, sliced almonds, frozen corn & peas, avocado, & quinoa with a side of blueberries

Meal 1:
Thai soup with shredded chicken, carrots, bell peppers, & coconut milk (adapted recipe from @tuxeda brooklyn homemaker)

Meal 2:
Quiche with ground turkey, carrots, corn, bell pepper, & shredded cheddar cheese

Snacks:
Strawberries

11. A short exercise is better than no exercise at all. Like how one healthy meal is better than having unhealthy one. Don’t sabotage your hard work in the gym and dedication with your eating habit by succumbing to temptations. Why don’t you make a salad bowl in advance instead of buying that greasy fries?

Romaine salad with tuna, corn, peas, chia seeds, carrots, sliced almonds, feta cheese
Avocado
Strawberries
Almonds
Crackers

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