Budget Friendly Meal Prep
Planning, preparing, and portioning your meals ahead of time is one of the most effective tools for keeping your food budget in check. We have 80+ Budget friendly meal prep ideas to keep your taste buds happy, your belly full, and your budget on track! New to meal prepping? Check out our Meal Prep 101 before you begin.
Looking for pre-made meal plans? Check out our range of 4-week dinner meal plans!
Popular Meal Prep Recipes
Newest Budget Friendly Meal Prep
Turkey Pinwheels$9.91 RECIPE / $2.48 SERVING
Turkey Pinwheels are a fun and easy spin on simple sandwiches, and the perfect recipe to make ahead for lunch meal prep or bring to a potluck.
Ranch Chicken Meal Prep$11.58 recipe / $2.90 serving
This simple chicken meal prep features garlic herb chicken, roasted potatoes and broccoli, and a little ranch dressing to drizzle over top!
Meal Prep Noodle Soup Jars$3.25 recipe / $0.81 serving
These easy meal prep noodle soup jars are a fast, convenient, and budget-friendly make-ahead lunch idea. Just add hot water, mix, and enjoy!
Muesli$2.54 recipe / $0.32 serving
Rolled oats, dried fruit, and nuts soaked in cold milk or yogurt make Muesli a quick and refreshing meal prep breakfast for summer!
Apple Pie Overnight Oats$2.26 recipe / $0.57 serving
These Apple Pie Overnight Oats are an easy and delicious make-ahead breakfast with no added sugar that you can enjoy either hot or cold.
Sausage and Vegetable Skillet$8.91 recipe / $2.23 serving
This super fast and easy Sausage and Vegetable Skillet is the ultimate busy-day meal and is perfect for meal prep!
Mini Broccoli Cheddar Quiches$4.74 recipe / $0.40 each
Impress your guests with the perfect little mini broccoli cheddar quiches. Great for Easter, Mother's Day, or any brunch gathering.
Double Chocolate Overnight Oats$1.58 recipe / $0.40 serving
Double Chocolate Overnight Oats make your morning routine fast and easy. Just grab and go with a jar of these delicious chocolate oats!
Cajun Sausage and Vegetables$6.94 recipe / $1.74 serving
This simple Cajun Sausage and Vegetables meal prep is a fast, easy, flavorful, and delicious way to get your daily dose of vegetables!
Easy Chicken and Vegetable Meal Prep$10.59 recipe / $2.65 serving
This simple chicken and vegetable meal prep is an easy way to prepare meals ahead to save time and money, plus it's customizable!
Easy Pesto Chicken and Vegetables$11.07 recipe / $2.77 serving
This Easy Pesto Chicken and Vegetables meal prep is super fast and easy, and holds up well in the fridge for tasty lunches all week!
Kale and White Bean Power Bowls$5.81 recipe / $1.45 serving
These kale and white bean power bowls are full of flavor, texture, protein, fiber, and other nutrients. Perfect for meal prep!