19 Cozy Meal-Prep Recipes for Winter Lunches
When the weather dips below freezing, that cold, sad $14 desk salad isn’t going to cut it. Instead, we’re reaching for cozy soups and warms bowls to tide us over until winter thaws. Here are 19 warm, filling lunch recipes that you can meal prep ahead of time.
Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
Warm yourself up from the inside out.
Make-Ahead Aloo Gobi
We found the secret to making your coworkers jealous.
White Turkey Chili with Avocado
A stick-to-your-ribs kind of meal.
Dijon-Maple Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash
One sheet pan now, four lunches later.
Slow-Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala Meatballs
Meatballs are our favorite food group.
Firecracker Chicken with Rice
If the spicy-sweet sauce doesn’t convince you, the 35-minute cook time will.
Harissa Chickpea Stew with Eggplant and Millet
This warming bowl is totally customizable to the seasons.
One-Pot Yellow Chickpea Cauliflower Curry
Pair it with a big batch of grains.
Coconut Sweet Potato Lentil Soup with Rice
Comforting and healthy, it’s the best of both worlds.
Cheater’s Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon
You’re a regular Julia Child, aren’t you?
Loaded Baked Potato Cauliflower Soup
Bacon, cheese and sour cream are a must.
Meal Prep Moroccan Chickpea, Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Bowls
Go heavy on the spices—you won’t regret it.
Make-Ahead Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burritos
Make a bunch and stash them in the freezer.
Sheet Pan Maple Apricot Chicken
We’re suckers for a sweet and tangy glaze.
Sheet Pan Peri Peri Chicken with Portuguese Red Pepper Sauce
Who can resist crispy chicken skin (or golden brown potatoes)? Thanks, Phoebe Lapine.