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7 Easy Meal Prep Tricks You Need To Try

Healthy truffles, DIY instant ramen, and plenty of delicious breakfast ideas.

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1. Make a batch of healthy chocolate "truffles" for weeknight desserts.

Think of it as dessert prep. Recipe here.

2. Make your own granola.

It's delicious and easy. Swap out different nuts and dried fruits, if you want. Recipe here.
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It's delicious and easy. Swap out different nuts and dried fruits, if you want. Recipe here.

3. Want a grain-free breakfast but don't have time for eggs? Try chia seed pudding.

Use the "master recipe" to make a big batch at the beginning of the week, then add extra mix-ins each morning. Learn more here.
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Use the "master recipe" to make a big batch at the beginning of the week, then add extra mix-ins each morning. Learn more here.

4. Cook a big pot of beans to add to salads, grain bowls, eggs, or stir-fries!

Beans are a cheap and easy source of carbs, protein and fiber. Plus, they go with pretty much everything. Recipe here.
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Beans are a cheap and easy source of carbs, protein and fiber. Plus, they go with pretty much everything. Recipe here.

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5. Instead of making oatmeal on the stovetop, bake it in a big batch.

Portion out the baked oatmeal and store it in the fridge. Every morning, just heat a piece and top it with berries and cream (or anything, really). Recipe here.

6. Make your own instant ramen in mason jars.

These DIY ramen jars are infinitely customizable. Plus, they're not filled with the super processed ingredients that most packaged ramen has. Learn more here.
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These DIY ramen jars are infinitely customizable. Plus, they're not filled with the super processed ingredients that most packaged ramen has. Learn more here.

7. Assemble these black bean quesadillas, then store them in the freezer.

A super quick and easy heat-and-eat lunch! Recipe here.
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A super quick and easy heat-and-eat lunch! Recipe here.