Is healthy meal prep part of your 2020 goal, you’re going to love this list of healthy and budget-friendly meals. You can still enjoy your favorite meals and eat healthily, but with careful planning, you can sort out some meals for the week and make sure you stay healthy and on track, too. Delicious, nutritious, and not too heavy on the calories – these meals will definitely help you get back on track.
P.S you can use the On The Menu meal pad to plan your meals out and make the most of every week. With its tearable shopping list and meal calendar sections, you can make planning your meals easier than ever.
TOMATO AND BASIL SOUP
This is a classic in the CGD LONDON offices. The perfect lunch that’s filling, tasty, and can be supplemented with a salad or a side of bread.
You can’t go wrong with tomato and basil soup. This is creamy, delicious, and not absolutely packed with sugar which is perfect. Plus, the ingredients are cheap – you can buy tomatoes from a market for a great price to make this soup. Find more here.
SPICY CHICKEN SWEET POTATO
If you have a light lunch, you’re definitely allowed a heavier dinner. This spicy chicken sweet potato magic bowl is the perfect comfort food. This is part of your healthy meal prep that you don’t want to miss.
With a side of seasoned avocado, you’ve got an amazing meal that you can stick in the fridge and eat again and again! Find the recipe here.
ROASTED VEGGIE PITAS WITH AVOCADO DIP
These look as good as they taste. These roasted veggie pittas with avocado dip are an amazing dinner for when friends are over. They look way more complex than they actually are to make, and will impress guests.
Pair them with a glass or two of wine and you’ve got the perfect game night dinner. Plus, using pita wraps as a make-shift mini pizza base is super cost-effective. Find the recipe here.
HEALTHY CHICKEN PARMESAN
Bring your healthy meal prep into your comfort food, too. While this is a heavier calorie meal, it’s still healthy! With spiralized zucchini (you can also buy zoodles) instead of pasta, you’re cutting your carb load here. It takes about 15 minutes to prep this and 25 minutes to cook and it is gorgeous.
Creamy, zesty, and moreish! You’re going to want more than one serving – and hey, who cares about going over your daily calorie intake sometimes a treat’s a treat – right? Find the recipe here.
CHERRY TOMATO PASTA
Sometimes, you’ve just got to have a bowl of pasta. For those cold, wintry days when all you want is to warm up, this comforting pasta is the perfect after-work meal.
With cherry tomatoes and perfectly seasoned chickpeas, you’re going to LOVE this one. Find the recipe here.
CAULIFLOWER TIKKA MASALA
Fancy a curry but don’t want to ring up a takeaway? This is the perfect budget-friendly and healthy alternative. With cauliflower instead of chicken, rice, and a perfect blend of spices, this is hearty, warming, and the perfect meal for those takeaway cravings. Find the recipe here.
MEXICAN STUFFED SWEET POTATOES
This recipe takes jacket potatoes to the next level. Tasty and good for you, stuffed with vegetables and the perfect healthy alternative to your jacket potato cheese and beans, this is a great mid-week meal to fill you up and itch that Mexican craving! Find the recipe here.
ENCHILADA POWER BOWLS SPICY TOFU
If you fancy a vegan-friendly enchilada bowl, you’re going to love this. Ready in 30 minutes, this is a great meal for early in the week, it tastes amazing and will have you wanting to take some for lunch the next day! Find out more here.
VEGAN PESTO PASTA KALE
This vegan kale pesto is the perfect comforting dinner loaded with vegetables, peas, asparagus, courgette, and perfect seasoning make this a more-ish dish that’s as easy on the calories as it is on your budget! Find the recipe here.