High Protein Meal Prep

Are you getting more and more into your health and fitness? This past year has forced us all to slow down and evaluate our health, and many have taken the initiative to make healthier choices for themselves, including getting more exercise, eating better, and trying a variety of new recipes. If you’re one of those, then you are certainly in the right place. We know that when you are working on gaining muscle and toning your body, you need to put more lean protein in your diet. Chicken and fish are two of the best sources of this, along with some beef mixed in, and we are pleased to offer this list of high protein meal prep meals for you to try. You can get all the meats you need in our online store, shipped right to your home, and then the rest of your shopping is easily completed.

High Protein Meal Prep Ideas

Healthy Chicken Fajita Bowls

That’s right, you can get the great taste of a chicken fajita, without all the unnecessary calories, and a few simple ingredients.

You’ll Need:

  • 4 skinless chicken thighs, cut into strips
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups Brussel sprouts
  • 2 cloves of crushed garlic
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Prepare:

  1. Mix the chili powder, paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper, and set aside.
  2. Add half of the seasoning, as well as garlic and lemon juice to your chicken slices.
  3. Heat olive oil in a pan and add the chicken strips. Cook for 10 minutes or until fully cooked.
  4. Remove the chicken and set it aside. Add the onions and bell peppers and the rest of the seasoning to the pan and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 390 degrees F and place Brussel sprouts on a baking sheet, spray with olive oil, add salt and pepper, and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Put everything together in a glass dish with the Brussel sprouts on the side. Enjoy!

Shrimp and Rice Bowls

Ready for an exceedingly easy meal prep meal that is also high in protein? Look no further than our shrimp and rice bowls. These are delicious options that are easy to prepare for the week.

You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ½ teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound sugar snap peas
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Prepare:

  1. Add the honey, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes to a mixing bowl and whisk until combined. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp to the skillet, and cook until pink on both sides for about 2-3 minutes. Add the sauce to the skillet and cook for another 3 minutes, then set aside.
  3. In another skillet, add olive oil and heat over medium-high heat. Add in the sugar snap peas, and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add salt and pepper and cook an additional 3-5 minutes.
  5. Divide the rice into your containers, add shrimp and sugar snap peas, and seal.

Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

This is a super easy sheet meal, besides the rice, that you’ll have cooked up in no time.

You’ll Need:

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • Teriyaki sauce
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 pound broccoli
  • 1 pound carrots
  • 2 tablespoons basil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Prepare:

  1. Put the chicken on an oven-safe baking tray and coat it with teriyaki sauce.
  2. Add the broccoli and carrots to another tray. Sprinkle with basil, garlic powder, parsley, salt, and pepper, and lightly spritz with olive oil.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, add to rice bowls, and enjoy.

Any of these high protein meal prep bowls will taste delicious while also keeping you full and on a healthy eating track.