Meal Planning 101

Learn how to become a meal-planning pro with our best tips and ideas from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Meal Planning How-To's

How to Meal-Prep a Week's Worth of 3-Ingredient Breakfasts in Just 15 Minutes
One of the best parts of waking up might just be having a really satisfying breakfast waiting for you. With less than a handful of ingredients you can prep a week's worth of delicious options in no time.
How to Meal Prep a Week of High-Protein Lunches in 30 Minutes
Follow these steps for prepping healthy, high-protein lunches you can grab on your way out the door.
How to Meal-Prep for Weight Loss with Healthy Lunches
Set yourself up for weight-loss success with these easy meal-prep plans to quickly prepare a week's worth of healthy lunches—all are 400 calories or less and high in protein to keep you feeling full and satisfied.
How to Meal Prep Healthy Low-Carb Lunches in 30 Minutes
Follow these meal-prep steps to stock your fridge with a week's worth of satisfying low-carb lunches.
The Easiest Formula to Follow to Make a Week's Worth of Healthy Energy Balls
Blend and shape a batch of wholesome bites—and get inspired to invent your own version—with this easy step-by-step.
How to Meal-Prep a Week of Healthy Family Dinners on Sunday
Set yourself up for a week of healthy meals with this family meal-prep dinner plan. By doing the prep work on a Sunday, you'll be able to get a healthy dinner on the table each night with minimal effort!

Make the Most of Your Freezer

What to Keep on Hand for Easy 3-Ingredient Fast Dinners from Your Freezer
A well-stocked freezer is the weeknight cook's best friend. Keep these ingredients on hand in your freezer, fridge and pantry so you're never left empty-handed when the dinner bell rings.
How to Freeze Casseroles So They Taste As Fresh As the Day You Made Them
Casseroles are the ultimate make-ahead, freezer-friendly meal. These five rules of thumb will help make freezing and reheating casseroles more successful.

Meal Planning for Beginners

A Beginner's Guide to Meal Prep

A pro meal-planner shares her best secrets for how to use meal prep to help you make quick & healthy meals.