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12 Big Recipes That Will Go A Long Way

Cook once, eat like a king for days. With these recipes, it's easy to plan your meals ahead of time, and Ziploc® brand is the perfect companion to keep your food as fresh as the day you made it.

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1. Loaded Stuffed Peppers

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Super simple and super delicious. Just make a large batch of these suckers, freeze, and heat up one pepper anytime you want a quick and easy meal.

2. Homemade Instant Oatmeal

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Hands down, the best way to get a quick hearty breakfast in the morning. Prepare your dry oatmeal on a Sunday and put in individual resealable containers. For the rest of the week grab one in the morning and enjoy at work or at home!

3. Savory Mini Turkey Loaves

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These perfect little turkey loaves are a great and flavorful way to add protein to any meal. Just bake in muffin dishes, freeze, and pop one out for a quick and easy dinner!

4. Brussels Sprouts and Farro Salad

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This healthy but flavorful salad is the perfect side dish to any meal during the week. Prepare a full batch and store each serving in a container and enjoy all week!

5. Endless Lettuce Wraps

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Who knew it was this easy to enjoy your restaurant favorite at home… and for multiple nights! Just prepare and store the filling, and when it comes time to eat, just pull a leaf of fresh lettuce, add the filling, and BAM — instant dinner.

7. Simple Roasted Chicken

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You'd be surprised how far this little bird will take you! Take the time to prepare a beautiful roasted chicken, and once it's done, shred and store in the fridge. Now you have a great base for some great meals throughout the week.

8. Personal Lasagna Rolls

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Time to mix lasagna up a little bit. These delicious lasagna rolls are perfect to store and eat whenever you need a good hearty meal. Bonus: Add different fillings to each roll for a wide variety to choose from!

9. Freeze-and-Store Smoothies

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Prepare now, blend later. Cut and portion your favorite smoothie ingredients into plastic bags and freeze. When your craving strikes, just put the ingredients in a blender and you've got a delicious smoothie in no time!

10. Zucchini Rice Casserole

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This ain't your mama's typical casserole. Easy to bake, and even easier to save for a great meal later in the week. The best part about casseroles? The possibilities really are endless.

11. Crustless Mini Quiches

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This is a great way to get a quick, protein-filled breakfast when you're on the go. Prepare these mini quiches and store in the refrigerator for the perfect go-to breakfast option.

12. Delicious Moroccan Lamb Chili

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Ahh chili, the dish that started it all, and now with an amazing spin. With lamb, chickpeas, and greek yogurt, this chili is loaded with nutritious ingredients to fill you up all week. If lamb isn't your thing, you can find another chili that speaks to you.

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