9 Fall Meal Prep Lunch Ideas

Close-up image of spicy Kung Pao Chicken takeaway meal in black plastic disposable container, red and green peppers, elevated viewOne of the best ways to ensure that you stay full and fueled each day is by planning some meals ahead of time. Meal prepping is a great way to make sure that no matter what life throws your way, you always have something nutritious to eat. Although it may seem a little daunting and confusing, with a little help it can become second nature. That’s why our friends over at Greatist have put together this incredible list of meals that will help make sure you never go hungry and are able to make it through the busiest days!

Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Squash and cranberries are pretty much the food equivalent of a Pumpkin Spice Latte. Add a little quinoa, red onions, and pumpkin seeds, and you’ll have an exceptional meal to eat all week.

Cranberry Balsamic Roasted Chicken

The beauty of one-pan chicken is that it is as easy to make as it is to clean. This dish is also a perfect little buffer for holiday meals to come.

Sweet Potato and Spicy Chicken Box

This meal prep idea is unique in that it combines so many different colors. With red onions, bright green broccoli, sweet potatoes, and apples, this meal is sure to taste just as good as it looks.

Carrot Apple Fennel Soup

As fall approaches, this fantastic soup will be a great way to stay warm on those chilly autumn nights. With a cashew base, fennel, carrots, apple, and ginger, your friends will think you’ve ordered Panara all week long.

Kung Pao Chicken

Add some more nutrition to your next meal with this great-tasting version of Kung Pao Chicken. Served with seasonal veggies and quinoa, this meal is sure to bring you all the warm and cozy feels.

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Fall Apple Harvest Salad

This delicious salad is easy to make, and includes a delectable apple cider vinaigrette. Pro tip: keep your dressing on the side throughout the week so your salad doesn’t become soggy.