20 Easy Low Calorie Meal Prep Recipes Under 400 Calories

Kick that sad salad to the curb with these easy meal prep recipes. They’re just as healthy, only they won’t wilt in the fridge—and we guarantee you’ll look forward to devouring them. Did we mention they’re less than 400 calories?

A Month’s Worth of Meal-Prep Lunches

100 Days of Real Food

1. Meal-prep Creamy Kale Caesar Salad

Bonus: It costs just $2.90 a serving.

100 Days of Real Food

2. 20-minute Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

Bonus: It costs just $2.90 a serving.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

3. Grilled Lemon-herb Chicken And Avocado Salad

Nothing but the best toppings.

100 Days of Real Food

4. Meal-prep Mayo-less Potato Salad

Your seven-year-old will love it too.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

5. Make-ahead Aloo Gobi

It keeps in the fridge for up to four days.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

6. Meal-prep Turkey Meatballs With Zucchini Noodles

Rich, juicy and best of all, ready in just a half an hour.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

7. Meal-prep Honey Sesame Chicken With Broccolini

Ugh, kale again? Not today.

Fit Foodie Finds

8. Meal Prep Cilantro Lime Chicken With Cauliflower

Low-carb and high-protein for the win.

Gimme Delicious Food

9. Meal Prep Healthy Roasted Chicken And Veggies

240 calories sounds pretty darn nice.

Little Spice Jar

10. Lemon Roasted Salmon With Sweet Potatoes And Broccolini

We give you permission to eat the leftovers for dinner.

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

Simply Quinoa

11. Meal Prep Balsamic Tempeh & Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Bowls

Proof that plant-based meals aren’t rabbit food.

Sweet Peas and Saffron

12. Satay Chicken Meal Prep Lunch Bowls

You’re going to want to drizzle the peanut sauce on everything.

The Hungry Waitress

13. Vegan Sweet Potato And Black Bean Bowl

We promise it won’t wilt.

Chelsea's Messy Apron

14. Greek Couscous Salad

Packed with all the color and nutrients.

40 Aprons

15. Buffalo Chicken Ranch Whole30 Meal Prep

Psst, it’s also Keto and Paleo.

Eazy Peazy Mealz

16. Italian Chicken Meal Prep Bowls

Designed to be re-heated in the microwave.

Skinny Fitalicious

17. Meal Prep Turkey Taco Bowls

Hot tip: add avocado.

Life Made Sweeter

18. One Pan Teriyaki Chicken With Vegetables

Ready thy chopsticks.

The Girl On Bloor

19. Instant Pot Chicken Fried Rice Meal Prep Bowls

Damn Delicious

20. Chicken Zoodle Soup

Just as comforting as the original, minus the carbs. (Plus this recipes makes 6 servings.)

Heath Goldman

Food Editor

From 2017 to 2019 Heath Goldman held the role of Food Editor covering food, booze and some recipe development, too. Tough job, eh?
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