Skip Nav

A Week's Worth of Meal Prep in Photos

Here's What a Week's Worth of Healthy Meal Prep Actually Looks Like

Meal prep can be overwhelming: planning out your meals for an entire week, all the grocery shopping, chopping veggies, firing up your oven and stovetop, and making big batches of sides to last you a few days, not to mention making sure you have enough storage containers and room in your fridge for all your meals and snacks. Luckily, Instagram user Amanda Meixner (@meowmeix) showed us what a week's worth of meals truly looks like with her before-and-after fridge post. And though it may take some work to put together, meal prep certainly doesn't have to be boring.

On the left, Amanda showed all of her "before" meal prep essentials including cauliflower, bell peppers, squash, chicken thighs, grass-fed lamb, and ground turkey. On the right, she showed the "after" of all her meals made and ready to eat. She used the ground turkey to make turkey salad in mason jars, the grass-fed lamb to make meals with lamb, purple cauliflower, squash, and tomatoes, and the chicken thighs to make meals with the chicken, green beans, and yellow cauliflower. She even added treats with her homemade paleo brownies, fresh berries, and bottles of gut-healthy GT's kombucha.

"Having a stocked fridge is the best feeling," she wrote in her caption. " Here's the before and after of my meal prep Sunday. This fridge will last me 5 days and make my week go even smoother."

Although it takes some planning and work to make a week's worth of meals in one day, it will end up saving so much time and money throughout the week. With some storage containers and creativity, you can have a well-stocked, aesthetically pleasing fridge that will last you a few days.

More from POPSUGAR
From Our Partners
Natural Ways to Boost Your Energy After the Midday Slump
Did I Have a Panic Attack or Anxiety Attack?
3 Lessons About Plant-Based Eating From The Game Changers
Is Oil a Healthy Fat?
Stop Telling People With Anxiety Not to Overthink Things
Trader Joe's Organic Risoni: A Grain-Free Rice Alternative
The Mantra That Helps Me Stay Motivated When I'm Depressed
Side Effects of Progestin-Only Birth Control Pills
A Study Analyses Breast Satisfaction and Its Health Effects
Therapist Tips For Manageing Stress
What Happens When You Drink Cucumber Juice Every Day?
How to Meal Prep Tofu
Latest Health & Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds