We all know it - the one key to a successful diet is preparation. Being prepared with food for when you’re tired, hungry, and just need something quick to eat can make or break your results. The problem is that meal prep can be overwhelming or time-consuming. It’s hard to know where to start! If you’re on a Weight Watchers journey, having meals prepared that easily fit within your daily points is a game changer for a successful week. That’s why we’ve made this guide of Weight Watchers Meal Prep Ideas just for you.
This list is here for you to find easy, manageable Weight Watchers Meal Prep Ideas that don’t sacrifice flavor. You won’t find any boring chicken and broccoli meals here! Each of these recipes focuses on flavor and is easy to make. Now, you can easily stay within your daily allotment of points and still enjoy what you’re eating. Let’s dive in!
We know the most important meal of the day is breakfast, so let’s start there. These Weight Watchers Meal Prep breakfast bowls are just four points each and are packed full of healthy ingredients like eggs, potatoes, cheese, onions, and peppers. You’ll love waking up to these every morning, especially since you won’t have to actually cook them. It’s ready to go for you.
These BBQ chicken bowls feature everything you love about a BBQ chicken sandwich (minus the bread.) They even have creamy, healthy coleslaw included to make it feel like the real deal. With a bit of fresh corn and the sweet and tangy shredded BBQ chicken, you’ve got a healthy, low-point meal you can easily take with you on the go.
This Pillsbury Breakfast Casserole is a healthy way to enjoy biscuits and keep it tasty at the same time. You can use any leftover meat or veggies you have, so the actual prep process just takes a few minutes. Depending on your program, one serving is 5-7 WW points. And you’re starting the day off with a serving of veggies, so you’re getting in healthy vitamins and minerals as well.
If you like sweet breakfasts rather than savory, or even if you’re just not a fan of eggs, these pumpkin latte overnight oats are the perfect solution. You get a kick of flavor from the pumpkin pie spice, healthy fiber from the pumpkin puree, and a punch of caffeine from the cold brew.
These Weight Watchers zero-point lunchboxes take advantage of all the new zero-point foods and will give you a healthy, satisfying lunch without using up any of your daily allotment. By putting together pre-cooked chicken, fruit, veggies, boiled eggs, and a bit of yogurt dip, you’ve got a quick, meal prep lunch ready to go for the week.
Burrito bowls are a great recipe to use up a ton of pantry staples and keep you full for hours. These Weight Watchers burrito bowls are super simple to meal prep. All you have to do is cook your protein and rice, let them cool, and place all the ingredients in a glass meal prep container. Pre-cooked chicken or leftover rotisserie chicken is perfect for this recipe because it makes it even easier to whip up.
Even though chicken salad is a typical lunch option, most of them are not Weight Watcher-friendly. They can be filled with calories and fat grams. This recipe keeps things light and low in points by using reduced-fat mayo and non-fat Greek yogurt. It’s a tasty, filling, and easy-to-make salad that is low-point and perfect for whipping up a big batch for the week.
If you’re a fan of pasta salads, you know they tend to be carb-heavy and high in Weight Watchers points. However, this creamy ranch pasta salad makes a great meal prep lunch because it’s only 3 points per cup. You could put a cup in individual containers, add some leftover rotisserie chicken, and you’ve got lunch done for the week.
A casserole is always a great option for Weight Watchers meal prep because it’s a one-dish bake, and you can divide it into several servings for the week. This French onion chicken pasta bake will give your meal prep lunches lots of flavor and warmth for four points. It’ll be the new go-to!
Another fantastic Weight Watchers meal prep idea is this pepperoni pizza casserole. This recipe can be customized to your preferences. Feel free to play with the veggies and make it your own and use up anything left in the fridge that needs to go. It’s meaty and cheesy and packed with pizza flavor.
This take on classic lasagna gives you a break from the tomato-based pasta dish, and gives you a kick of flavor from the buffalo chicken. If you want a healthy dinner prepped and ready to come home too, this one is it. It can be made ahead of time to save you work when you get home. And it’ll keep you on track with your diet.
This recipe for a Southwest Eggroll in a Bowl is great for meal prep lunches or a quick weeknight dinner. It’s a zero-point Weight Watchers meal that will fill you up and satisfy cravings because of all of the flavor that is packed into this dish. The chipotle ranch dressing that you drizzle on top makes it feel like a fun fancy meal rather than just another meal prep.
Two of these chicken enchiladas are just six Weight Watchers points. They take about 40 minutes to prep and cook, but once done, you’ve got 3-6 meals ready to go for the week. It’s an easy, flavorful option for weeknight dinners. You can keep the casserole dish stocked in the fridge and just pull out an enchilada or two as needed.
These chicken taco wonton cupcakes are so fun and absolutely delicious. You won’t feel like you’re eating a healthy, meal-prepped lunch as you dig into these. They’re that good! The wonton cupcakes help keep the lunches perfectly portioned, so you don’t have to worry about weighing everything out. They are around four points each, so you can work in a few.
Chicken is great for Weight Watchers meal prep because it’s zero points, but it can be hard to make flavorful. It’s often bland and dry. This cilantro lime chicken will spice up your meal prep in the best way. And it’s easy to serve over rice, potatoes, with tortillas, or just a big bowl of veggies. It’s up to you and your WW points!
Another easy chicken meal prep recipe is WW crack chicken. The slow cooker can be used to make it, which is always a win. Cook the chicken on high heat for 4 hours, drain and shred the chicken, and then add the chicken, cottage cheese, turkey bacon, and cheddar cheese to the slow cooker. It’s as easy as that.
Rather than run through the long drive-through, why not make the famous Starbucks Egg Bites yourself? They’re easy to make, healthy, and low in Weight Watchers points. You can use any filling you choose for these WW egg bites, as long as you keep the base recipe of eggs, cottage cheese, and yogurt. They are very low in points and can be made even lower by omitting or reducing the amount of cheese.
This WW Teriyaki Chicken sheet pan meal is quick, easy, and relatively little to clean up. It has tons of vegetables to keep you full and plenty of protein, which helps with weight loss. You need several chicken recipes in your back pocket when you’re on a diet, and this one definitely tops the list with how tasty it is, as well as how easy the cleanup is.
This tasty casserole dish switches things up from the typical chicken and gives ground turkey a try. The popular taco fiesta bubble-up casserole makes 6 generous servings at 254 calories per serving and 8 points if you are following WW. It’s the perfect option if you’re craving Mexican food but don’t want to splurge or use up your points.
Hamburger Helper is popular because it’s just so easy to make. With this homemade version, you can still keep meal prep easy, but keep it healthy too. Once you begin thinking about healthy eating goals, store-bought meals are tempting. A homemade Hamburger Helper recipe is a necessity to have on hand so you don’t give into those cravings and temptations.
We need a dessert meal prep recipe of course. Keeping it sustainable is key, and you can reduce those sweet cravings with these no-bake WW Cheerio bars. Use these for a travel snack or a nightcap - it doesn’t matter because they’re just five points each. They’re also easy to lower the sugar content by using Lily’s no-sugar-added chocolate chips rather than regular chocolate chips.
Keep meal prep easy and exciting with this list of Weight Watchers meal prep ideas. You no longer have to suffer through boring, bland meals each week. These recipes will keep you healthy, satisfied, and on track with your goals.