Meal Prep Hack #2: Sheet Pan Meals

Meal Prep Hack #2 aka 20 Super Quick Sheet Pan Meals.

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Hi there! I’m super excited to share my latest post in a new series all about no-nonsense meal prep. Do the words “meal prep” sound intimidating? I feel you! It used to scare me until I realized that it is the BEST way to set myself up for a great week without spending hours in the kitchen. I’ve gathered 20 different recipes you can make in a flash using a sheet pan. Less dishes equals more time to do the things you love!

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Recipe: Baked Chicken Fajitas

Baked Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients:

1 package boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds), sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 medium onions, sliced
3 bell peppers, seeded and sliced
2 Tbsp or 1 packet of salt-free taco seasoning
1 Tbsp EVOO
1/2 small lime

 

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Cut chicken, onions, and peppers into strips. Mince garlic cloves.
  • Add chicken, peppers, onions, and garlic to a baking dish. Drizzle with EVOO and taco seasoning. Toss to coat evenly.
  • Bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes until chicken is cooked through and veggies are tender. Give everything a good toss about 15 minutes into cooking. Squeeze lime over fajitas before serving.

Notes: Serve on corn tortillas, over rice, or on a salad! Very versatile!

Serves 5-6

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Recipe: Italian Turkey Meatballs

Italian Turkey Meatballs

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Ingredients:

1 pkg. extra lean ground turkey
1 egg white, whisked
3-4 fresh basil leaves, chopped finely
¼ cup organic marinara sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. pink sea salt

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix really well with your hands.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours. Mixture is too wet to form balls right away.
  • Remove from refrigerator and form into 1 inch balls.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil in a pan on medium-high heat.
  • Cook a few meatballs at a time being careful not to crowd pan.

Suggestions: Serve over baked spaghetti squash with organic marinara and a sprinkle of cheese! Yumm-o!

6 Meatballs per serving | Serves 4

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Recipe: 21 Day Fix Buffalo Chicken Nachos (2 Ways)

Buffalo Chicken Nachos – 21 Day Fix Style!

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Ingredients: 

1 Red container chopped chicken breast
1 Green container sauteed onions & chopped tomatoes
2 Corn tortillas cut into wedges and baked until crispy
1/4 Blue container shredded pepperjack cheese
3/4 Blue container diced avocado – I used about 1/4 of a small avocado
2T hot sauce
Drizzle of “Ranch” dressing (Greek yogurt mixed with ranch spices – I used this recipe)

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350. Cut tortillas into wedges. Bake for approximately 10 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.
  • Spritz a little bit of coconut oil into a pan and sautee the onions until completely cooked through.
  • Coat chicken in hot sauce.
  • Dice tomatoes and avocado, set aside.
  • Remove chips from oven and top with chicken, cheese and onions. Return to oven until cheese is melted.
  • Add tomatoes avocado.
  • Drizzle ranch dressing on top.
  • Enjoy!

Serves 1

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Alternate Method – 10 Minute Nachos

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Ingredients:

1 Red container of chopped rotisserie chicken (prep item)
2 corn tortillas – cut into wedges and baked until crispy
1 Red container of chopped tomatoes and lettuce (prep items)
Sauteed onion (prep item)
2T mexican style hot sauce – I use Cholula
1/4 to 1/2 diced avocado – Depends on size. Enough to fill 1 Blue container.
1-2T of 0% plain greek yogurt

Directions: 

  • While tortilla chips are baking, coat your chicken in hot sauce and microwave until hot.
  • Once chips are done, top with chicken, onions, tomato, lettuce, avocado.
  • For good measure add a dollop of greek yogurt and some extra hot sauce.
  • Enjoy!

Serves 1

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