Healthy Pre-Packaged Foods

I love to cook. I like to plan my meals. I don’t even mind grocery shopping. But even the most enthusiastic and organized meal prepper needs a hand from center aisles of the store now and then. Below are my go-to brands when I’m not fully invested in the kitchen. The best part – each product is V versatile and can carry you from morning until night if need be.

healthy pre-packaged food

Van’s Waffles

Breakfast: Top with grass-fed butter and a few slices of fruit

Lunch: Mashed avocado with a few slices of deli turkey

Dinner: Hello! Rotisserie chicken and waffles

Dessert: Top with a scoop of Halo Top and a smidge of heavy whipping cream

Simple Mills

Seriously. These pre-packaged baking mixes are the SHIT. Good luck choosing just one, they’re all delicious, and I’m obsessed.

Breakfast: Pancakes

Lunch: Sea salt crackers with slices of prosciutto, green Italian olives and an ounce of brie cheese

Dinner: Cauliflower crust flatbread with marinara, veggies and grass-fed cheese

Dessert: The cookies are fucking delish

Applegate Chicken Nuggets

Breakfast: Three nuggets with your scrambled eggs

Lunch: Two-ish servings of nuggets with half a sweet potato

Dinner: Two-ish servings of nuggets with half an avocado and kale chips

Lundberg Brown Rice Organic Rice Cakes

Breakfast: Top with one tablespoon of almond butter and berries

Lunch: Mashed avocado and slices of hard-boiled eggs

Jennie-O Turkey Meatballs

Breakfast: A savory breakfast with sauteed green peppers

Lunch: A topper for zoodles, cold or hot!

Dinner: Serve with green beans and a tablespoon of burrata. YUM.

Manna Organics Coconut Cashew Butter

Do you really need suggestions for this? EAT IT WITH A SPOON, bishes. Okay fine. See below.

Breakfast: A serving size dollop in steel cut oats

Lunch: Berries, Greek yogurt, and a liberal dollop

Dessert: Chocolate Halo Top with a generous scoop

There is a full line of products – my two favorites are the coconut cashew and cacao! Duh.

Siete Tortillas

Breakfast: The perfect vessel for an egg burrito

Lunch: The perfect vehicle for tuna salad

Dinner: The perfect wrap for grilled chicken strips

Dessert: A perfect makeshift crepe sliced fruit, grass-fed butter and drizzled dark chocolate

Siete also makes tortilla chips that seriously taste like Pringles but are 100% GUILT FAHKIN’ FREE. It’s like you’ve died and gone to heaven. If I make a bag last a weekend I’m ready to give myself a medal of honor.

You can find all of the above at Whole Foods, online or at most grocery stores!


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