Meal Prep

meatballs + muffins | Meal Prep

This weekend was relatively relaxing…minus the little man not wanting to take a nap. Overall a great meal prep weekend!

Be sure to also check out last weeks Marathon Training w4 and Weekend Happenings to wrap up last weeks happenings!

Meal Prep

Venison Meatballs  |  venison + eggs + bread crumbs + onion + spices

Makes a double batch = 48 decent sized meatballs (will make smaller next time!)

2 lbs ground venison
4 large eggs
1 cup milk
1 cup Parmesan cheese
1 cup panko breadcrumbs
1 large onion
2 garlic cloves
0.5 tsp oregano
2 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1/2 cup parsley
1 cup potato flakes

Preheat to 350 + Mix all ingredients by hands + bake for 30 minutes

Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup  |  chicken + vegetables + broth + bechemel

Serves 8-10 (easily) – made for dinner Saturday night, but there are plenty of leftovers for meals this week!

1 cup wild rice
1.5 lbs chicken breast
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup carrot, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
5 garlic cloves
2 bay leaves
6 chicken Bouillon cubes + 6 cups boiling water
2 cups water
1 tbsp basil
1 tsp pepper
2 tsp salt
Bechemel = 5 tbsp butter, 1/2 cup flour, 2 cups milk

All all ingredients to crock pot for 4hours on HIGH + with 30 minutes to go – shred chicken and return to pot, start bechemel (melt butter, stir in flour for a minute, add milk and wisk until creamy) + add bechemel to crock pot and blend together + ENJOY!

Blueberry Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins  | blueberry + oat + greek yogurt + love

Serves 12 – This is a recipe from Amanda, slightly modified due to no baking soda in my house 🙂

Meal Plans this week


open face english muffin + egg + cheese (“quick” and delicious) + fruit


protein smoothie/drink



creamy chicken wild rice (see above)

pbj sandwich + fruit/vegetables

hard boiled eggs + vegetables



venison meatballs (see above) + mashed potatoes + carrots

farmers market spaghetti squash + meatballs + tomato sauce


blueberry oat greek yogurt muffins + orange 🙂


apple + greek yogurt + hemp hearts

celery or apple + peanut butter

I am linking up with Laura@mommyrunfast for her weekly meal prep!

Do you meal prep over the weekend?

What is your favorite dish to make in advance? – I might need to try the recipe 🙂

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