A common myth of meal prepping is that it is expensive. But this isn’t true! With a little bit of planning, you can easily find recipes that won’t break the bank. Take this one for example! This Chicken Enchilada Skillet recipe will cost you $2.50 per meal or less. To be honest you probably have some of the ingredients in your kitchen already, which would bring down the cost a lot. For example, this meal prep cost me $1.50 per meal, and I made 5 meals! Now onto the recipe… Start out by adding the chicken broth and chili powder to a large skillet withRead More →

Chili is one of my favorite winter meals. There’s something so comforting about a warm bowl of chili. The only thing I don’t like about it is that some recipes require tons of prep work and hours of cooking on the stove. While I don’t mind this every once in a while, I much prefer recipes that are quick to whip up and require very little prep work. That is why I created this super easy Crockpot turkey chili recipe! About 10 minutes of prep work and you’re done! Let the Crockpot do all of the hard work for you! Start out by peeling andRead More →

If you’re looking for a complete meal that can be on the table in under 30 minutes, then you’ve come to the right place. This Instant Pot BBQ Pinneapple Chicken couldn’t be any easier to make.  You’ll have a perfectly cooked meal in no time! If you don’t have an Instant Pot, no worries! You can also make this recipe in the oven (click here for the recipe) Start out by placing the metal insert into the bottom of your Instant Pot. Lay your chicken breasts on top and then pour in the 1/2 cup pineapple juice. Next add in the pineapple chunk making sureRead More →

Anytime I can make an entire recipe in just one pot, that’s win in my book. I’ve definitely been known to use almost every pot and pan in the house when making a meal (just ask my husband!). This Instant Pot Bruschetta Chicken is healthy, easy to make, and is ready in under 20 minutes all in one pot. That’s triple win for me! Recipe Notes: If the pasta isn’t fully cooked after 3 minutes, set the Instant Pot to “saute” and cook some more. Continue to stir until the pasta is tender.Read More →

Turkey Taco Pasta - Everyday Wellness

This is one of those meals that I’ve been making for so long that I just assumed it was on my blog. And then one day I actually searched for it and was amazed that I didn’t find it. So basically, this is long overdue and I apologize. This turkey taco pasta recipe is so quick to whip together, so flavorful, and extremely filling while still being under 500 calories per serving. I don’t think it gets much better than that! Start out by cooking your pasta according to package directions. I personally love using chickpea pasta to make it even healthier, however regular pastaRead More →

I realize that trying to eat enough protein is hard enough, let alone it being so darn expensive. I always keep my eye out for sales on chicken, turkey, and beef. But sometimes it’s nice to make a meatless meal that’s still high in protein. This recipe is also perfect for any vegetarians out there who struggle to eat enough protein. My secret ingredient is chickpea pasta! It’s only ingredient is chickpeas, but it surprisingly tastes just like regular pasta! Even the pickiest of eaters will agree. You could probably even get away with not telling your kids (or husband) and they won’t even knowRead More →

lower carb chicken burrito bowls

This recipe might take the prize as the easiest recipe on my blog! It takes less than 10 minutes to prep and then you just let the Crockpot work it’s magic while you get on with your day. I love chicken burrito bowls but I find that most of them at restaurants are extremely high in carbs. They’re loaded with rice and beans which make the carb count skyrocket. So I decided to create a lower carb version by eliminating the rice. These Lower Carb Chicken Burrito Bowls are so delicious that you won’t even miss the rice! Start out by trimming your chicken breastsRead More →

pesto chicken, green bean, and zucchini skillet

Easy, skillet meals are becoming sort of a staple in my meal prep routine. Not only are they super easy to whip together, but the clean up is even easier! This Pesto Chicken, Zucchini, and Green Bean Skillet can be on the table in under 30 minutes and is something the entire family will love! It’s high in protein, low in carbs, and full of delicious pesto flavor. So let’s get to the recipe! Start out by washing and cutting your zucchini into bite-sized pieces. Then wash and trim the ends off of the green beans. Set both aside. Take out a large skillet panRead More →

turkey taco skillet one pan meal

This is the perfect busy weeknight meal. It’s takes one of people’s favorite foods…tacos…and turns it into an easy one pan meal! This Turkey Taco Skillet is naturally low in carbs, packed with protein, and full of flavor! Get ready for your family’s new favorite meal! Start out by spraying a large pan with non-stick cooking spray, and adding in the ground turkey. Cook the turkey over medium heat, breaking again any big chunks that form. Once the turkey is fully cooked and no longer pink, add in the packet of taco seasoning and mix thoroughly. This next part’s my favorite…just dump in the garlic,Read More →

This recipe was inspired by my love for breakfast food! I love finding ways to sneak some of my favorite foods into different meals. I wanted to find a way to have bacon for dinner, but have it still be considered a healthy and balanced meal. So that’s where this Chicken, Bacon, and Potato Bake comes in! It’s a full, balanced meal that’s not only delicious but packed with protein! Start off by preheating your oven to 400 degrees F and by spraying a glass baking dish with olive oil spray. Then wash, peel, and chop your potatoes into 1-inch pieces. Place them in theRead More →