These easy meal prep recipes are perfect for a gluten free meal plan. By prepping ahead, you can prepare healthy gluten-free meals easily, without a hassle! Use these healthy and easy meal prep recipes to have breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks or desserts ready to go when you are!
Confession Time!! Yes, Sunday Confessions. Seems fitting, right? So here goes.
I just started Meal Prepping this year! Gasp!
As you know, my husband retired from triathlon last year and now has real 9-5pm job. Total life shift and.. well.. meal prep shift. When he was in racing/training mode, I use to make a ton of food in batches, but it never had to be portable. He could just eat at home. Nowadays I prep food for breakfast and lunch to go. And dinner is usually something I made for the blog or something easy I can make for multiple meals. Needless to say, I’ve learned a lot about meal prep this year. What works and what doesn’t. For us, at least.
This gluten free meal plan is all about the easy meal prep recipes.
Here’s what you will find in this month’s gluten free meal plan.
- Made TO-GO (portable) meals
- Quick no cook meals and salads
- Crock Pot/Slow Cooker meals
- Instant pot snacks
- No Bake snacks
- Freezer friendly (freezable) Meals
- Make ahead/Overnight meals and breakfast
Oh, and all healthy and delicious! In my humble opinion.
Easy Meal Prep Recipes for Healthy Gluten Free Breakfasts:
These sweet gluten-free breakfast wraps are the perfect grab and go breakfast! Portable, freezer friendly, and filled with wholesome simple ingredients! Literally a healthy breakfast bowl wrapped up to go; 3 ways! Healthy breakfast wraps that will satisfy your hunger on a busy schedule.
Gluten Free Caramel Pear Overnight Oatmeal Crisp Smoothies are a healthy dessert-style overnight smoothie recipe. You can enjoy these healthy smoothies for breakfast, post workout, or anytime the craving hits! Super creamy, packed full of fiber and protein, and they are delicious!
These Flourless Peanut Butter Waffles are not only easy to make, but also protein rich! All you need are a few healthy ingredients and they turn out light, fluffy, dairy free, and delicious! Freezable for breakfast meal prep or on simple grab and go! Truly one of our favorite waffle recipes!
Easy Meal Prep Recipes for Healthy Lunches:
Mason jar salads are healthy, portable salads, picnic ready and packed with nourishment! This vegetarian and gluten-free recipe will keep you fueled and energized all day! Seasonal vegetables, roasted chickpeas, and a homemade sesame yogurt dressing make for a perfectly balanced lunch at home or on the go.
These Honey BBQ Baked Salmon Bowls are the perfect easy meal prep recipe for a make ahead lunch or quick dinner. Protein packed, gluten free, and dairy free. A healthy meal ready in 30 minutes!
California Quinoa Salad Collard Wraps with Edamame Pesto are a delicious vegan and gluten-free salad all wrapped up in healthy greens. The pesto adds a punch of plant based protein which makes this a nutritious power lunch or picnic lunch!
Easy Meal Prep Recipes for Healthy Dinners:
Quick sausage cassoulet topped with English muffin breadcrumbs! This easy one-pot meal is a gluten-free recipe to feed a crowd! A lightened up quick version of the classic French Cassoulet! Loaded with summer veggies, white beans, herbs, spices, chicken sausage, and topped with crusty English Muffins. It’s great for meal prep, a hearty breakfast, or a wholesome dinner!
Turkey chili with a Mexican flare! This Sweet Potato Mole Turkey Chili is Paleo friendly, healthy, and an easy chili recipe! A hearty protein packed chili made with an easy homemade sweet potato mole sauce. Great to feed a crowd, for meal prep, or to use up holiday leftovers.
Panko Crusted Paprika Chicken is a gluten free baked chicken recipe, simple to make with gluten-free panko bread crumbs and paprika spices! Bake it with veggies for an easy one pan meal, or simply by itself. Either way, a healthy gluten-free dinner is ready in under 45 minutes!
Paleo Meatballs with a sweet Sriracha sauce! These sweet and spicy Paleo meatballs are easy to make in under 45 minutes. Simple ingredients, super tasty, and protein packed! Great as an appetizer, meal, or meal prep addition. Freezer friendly ya’ll!
BONUS WHOLE 30 MEAL
Easy Meal Prep Recipes for Snacks or Desserts:
Chocolate Chewy Energy Bites made right in your blender! These dark chocolate energy bites have just 5 ingredients and are sweet, chewy, and absolutely delicious! Paleo, Vegan, and Whole 30 friendly! An energizing chewy snack perfect for anytime of day!
Spicy candied cajun trail mix made easy in the instant pot! What’s not to love? This candied cajun trail mix is the perfect quick and healthy snack and total crowd pleaser. Cajun Spices, maple syrup, nuts, seeds, and chickpeas all cooked together then mixed with dried mango for a sweet touch. It’s vegan friendly and naturally grain free!
Paleo Coconut Almond Butter Jelly Energy Bars are one of our favorite bars that fuel us for workouts and snacking on the go. Made with few ingredients; no oils and no sugar added. Blended and baked in just 30 minutes, which makes them pretty amazing energy bars! So chewy and flavorful that you’d never know they were healthy. Freezer friendly.
Hope you found this month’s easy meal prep gluten-free meal plan and recipe ideas helpful!
Please let me know if you have any questions. Everyone’s planning system works differently, so take that in mind. All in all, you can’t go wrong with taking time to make and enjoy REAL FOOD!
- Zucchini/ yellow squash/ sweet potatoes
- Dried plums or figs
- Onion/celery/cucumber/tomatoes/brussel sprouts/carrots/asparagus
- Lemon and Limes
- Canned chickpeas
- Spicy peppers of choice (jalapeno,etc)
- Spinach/collard green wraps or other lettuce wraps of choice
- Edamame (frozen is cheapest, without pods)
- Cajun Spices (paprika, cayenne, etc.) Or a Cajun Spice Mix
- Sriracha/BBQ sauce
- gluten free oats or quick oats
- dark chocolate
- ground beef and turkey
- Salmon fillet
- Tomato sauce
- Plain yogurt (or greek yogurt)
- Gluten Free tortillas or 100% Stone Ground Corn Tortillas
- Chicken sausage (Gluten Free)
STAPLES PANTRY ITEMS WILL NEED FOR THIS MEAL PLAN AND MORE!
- Organic Canned White Beans
- Organic Rice (white is easiest to digest and a great resistant starch)
- Organic Canned tomatoes
- Chia seed
- Honey or maple syrup (you can use xylitol syrup if you are wanting no sugar)
- coconut milk/cream/Almond Milk
- Olive Oil/Coconut Oil (cold pressed)
- Unsweetened shredded coconut
- Natural creamy Almond Butter
- Balsamic Vinegar
- Rice Vinegar
- Sesame seed
- Sesame oil
- Ginger root
- Other Spices/dried herbs
- Sea salt/Pepper
- Almond flour/Coconut Flour)
Potato starch or Tapioca Starch
Please see my SHOP page for MANY of my favorite pantry staples and other kitchen tools to use.
What meals are on your go-to list for easy Meal prep?
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