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18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

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2. Plot out a few varieties of Mason jar refrigerator oatmeal.

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There are eight flavors pictured here: pineapple coconut, mandarin orange, cherry chocolate chunk, peach melba, pumpkin pie, cranberry pecan, apricot ginger, and mocha. Get the recipes, pick your faves.

3. Put together a few freezer breakfast sandwiches.

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Breakfast sandwiches are a great morning food — they come with protein, fat, and a little bit of carbs, which is just the right mix to keep you fueled and satisfied until lunch. Get the recipe here.

12. Mix up some cranberry orange pecan granola for the week.

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This makes eight servings, and if you store it in an airtight container it’ll stay fresh and delicious for two weeks. Great for easy snacks to pack on your way out the door. Get the recipe here.

15. Make this chipotle chicken chili.

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Then freeze the leftovers as single portions in individual bags or plastic containers to heat up as the week goes on. Get the recipe here.

One of the Mason jar refrigerator oatmeal flavors is cherry chocolate chunk. We mislabeled it earlier — sorry about that!

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