Meal prep doesn’t have to be intricate and complicated! If you want to work on eating more meals from home pick one meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) and prep those meals for the week. Here is a great, easy recipe to prep for lunch which will end up saving you money and giving your body more of what it needs in the long run!

You will need:

– 4, 3oz. chicken breasts 

– 2 cups quinoa, cooked 

– 4 cups broccoli 

– Garlic powder, black pepper 

– 1⁄2 a lemon

1. Preheat oven to 400F 

2. Prepare baking sheet with aluminum foil, spray with cooking spray 

3. Season chicken and broccoli with garlic powder and black pepper 

4. Place chicken and broccoli onto the baking sheet and bake for ~20 minutes or until the chicken is tender and the broccoli is crispy 

5. At the same time prepare 2 cups of quinoa, by adding 3⁄4 cup of dry rinsed quinoa and 1 1⁄2 water into a pot 

6. Bring the pot to a boil and then reduce the heat, cover, and let simmer until all the water has been absorbed and the quinoa is light and fluffy 

7. Place 1⁄2 cup of quinoa, one 3oz. chicken breast, 1 cup of broccoli, and half a lemon in an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 4 days 

8. Squeeze lemon over the meal when you are ready to enjoy

Exchanges: 3 meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable

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