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Laidback Meal Prep Series: 9 Easy Dinners (+ Grocery Lists!) to Make This Month

Created August 20, 2019
Laidback Meal Prep Series
Meal prep doesn’t have to be daunting.
And with this laidback lineup of delicious dinners, you can have three weeks’ worth of meals planned and ready for prep in a snap. We’ve got all the details—including grocery lists!—so that when it comes to dinnertime, you’re completely covered.

Meal prep can be a dinnertime savior, but sometimes even just planning for it can be exhausting. We get it—and we’re here to help. With this complete guide, we break down three grocery lists into three meals each for three weeks of easy meal prep-friendly recipes that also offer some wiggle room for those unexpected changes in dinner plans or last-minute cravings.

Week 1

From bacon cheeseburger-stuffed biscuits to sheet-pan sausage and veggies, this week’s meal plan is all about maximum flavor and minimum stress, with plenty of flexibility for meal prep done the way you want. Here’s what you can look forward to eating on this week’s menu.

Get the Meal Plan: Laidback Meal Series Week 1: Complete Grocery List + 3 Dinner Recipes

Week 2

This week of meals features cozy fall dishes like a one-skillet pot pie, Chicken Parmesan-filled biscuits and a 10-minute meal that’s better than takeout. We also give you the full rundown on how to prep these dishes ahead of time, whether it’s all at once or at your own pace. It’s all good!

Get the Meal Plan: Laidback Meal Series Week 2: Complete Grocery List + 3 Dinner Recipes

Week 3

Another week, another lineup of delicious dinners! This week’s menu—featuring Instant Pot pasta, a cheesy bubble-up bake and a crescent ring filled with one of our favorite flavor profiles—is all about delivering on ease and tastiness. We also include our best meal prep tips for these recipes, giving you a chance to get ahead so you can rest easy come dinnertime.

Get the Meal Plan: Laidback Meal Series Week 3: Complete Grocery List + 3 Dinner Recipes

More Meal Prep-Friendly Recipes

We have a lot more meal prep-friendly recipes on for you to choose from, but we’ve gone ahead and done the work for you by picking some of our favorites so you can meal prep all month long!