For those of us who aren’t crazy about salads, reading that they’re the easiest and most common way to a healthy lifestyle is like listening to fingernails on a chalkboard

But the fact is, you can compose a perfectly healthy meal without its being comprised of a boring bowl of lettuce—and it doesn’t have to take a lot of time out of your busy day. The following article from features 15 creative meal prep ideas for all who might be looking for a salad alternative and whom time is limited. Just a little bit of time on Sunday is all that is needed to make a huge difference for the rest of your week…and when the work week rolls around, every meal will taste like it took hours to prepare as opposed to minutes to heat up!

With everything from slow cooker Kung Pao Chicken to Sweet Potato & Quinoa bake, you’re sure to find something you love! For specifics on individual preparations, simply click the header link you’re interested in. Enjoy!

Source: Chelsea’s Messy Apron




Meal prepping is one of the easiest ways to stick to eating healthy throughout the week. We’ve all been there — once you’re working late and get home ravenous, the chances of just getting take-out become close t0 100%. When you’re ready with healthy meals in the fridge, it makes the week easier, healthier, and probably cheaper. But, eating a meal-prepped salad every day can be torturous. Luckily, eating healthy doesn’t need to include a salad, and these recipes are great, healthy alternatives to a typical salad.


1. Lemon Roasted Salmon with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli