30+ Great 15-Minute Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

This “30+ Great 15-Minute Healthy Meal Prep Ideas“ post describes the meals that I really like, which can be made in 15 minutes or less. These healthy meal prep ideas are so easy to create that even eight graders can do them without making a mess. This post contains affiliate links/ads. See disclosure policy

I love food and love to eat. Let’s get those things straight.

What I do love most about food is if the food is easy to make, can be done in no time, is delicious, and doesn’t cost a lot of money to create. Plus, the food has to healthy. I always tell myself even my wife that if a meal can be made in less than 10 or 15 minutes and they taste great, then, why in the world should we try to make something that’s equally delicious but takes an hour to make.

Of course, I also know that some great-tasting meals cannot be made in 15 minutes. But in general, what I am saying is that there is a ton of meals out there that can be made in 15 minutes.

My wife loves making these kinds of meals. What’s not to love? She gets to cook fast and feed us with so yummy and healthy meals, too. If the food she prepares gets devoured in no time, then, she can easily make it again and not stress about it.

Over the past couple of months, my wife has managed to find and cook at a lot of the great 15-minute healthy meals listed below. A lot of them are just over-the-top delicious. When you see a lot of these meals, you would think that they are difficult to make because of how they look great, but they’re not.

30+ Great 15-Minute Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

Here are some of the best recipes or healthy meal prep ideas that my wife found online and have cooked again and again and again. She probably has around 5 or 10 meals that haven’t tried to create but I know she will create them one of these days.



Protein Fried Rice – Fooduzzi

15 Minute Spaghetti Carbonara – Damn Delicious

15 Minute Avocado Pasta – Chef Savvy

15 Minute Cauliflower Fried Rice – Pinch Of Yum

Mushroom Pasta – Recipe Tin Eats 

15 Minute Penne Rosa – The Stay AT Home Chef



15 Minute Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad – Buzzfeed

Cumin-Lime Chickpea Salad – Belly Full 

Southwestern Black Bean Salad with Citrus Dressing – The Garden Gazer 

Asian Sesame Chicken Salad – Little Spice Jar

Baby Bok Choy Salad With Sesame Dressing – Culinary Hill

Cabbage Sautéed With Chicken – Cooktoria

Healthy Black Bean and Feta Quinoa Salad – Dash Of Herbs

Light Crispy Asian Chicken Salad – Dinner Then Dessert

Balsamic Chicken Capresa Salad – Averie Cooks

Avocado Capresa Chicken Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette – Joyful Healthy Eats 



Honey Garlic Chicken – Family Food On The Table

15 Minute Healthy Roasted Chicken and Veggies – Points Recipes 

Garlic Butter Brazilian Steak – Rasa Malaysia

Easy Chicken Parmesan Wraps – Two Healthy Kitchens 

One-Skillet Balsamic Chicken And Vegetables – Averie Cooks

15 Minute Healthy Thai Chicken Stir-Fry – Weight Loss And Training

Paprika Chicken – Family Food On The Table

One Pan Garlic-Parmesan Veggies and Sausage – Chelsea Messy Apron

One Pan Lemon Garlic Salmon And Asparagus – Gimme Delicious 

10-Minute Broccoli Tofu Bowls – The Woks Of Life

Easy Italian Chicken Wraps – Chelsea Messy Apron

Honey Sesame Chicken – Noshtastic

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia – Taste And Tell Blog

Pan Seared Tuna Steak with Lemon Dill Sauce – Wonky Wonderful 

Garlic Shrimp and Quinoa – As Easy As Apple Pie

Which ones are you going to try first? While I haven’t tried all of these, I will surely try each one of these because they look so yummy.