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9 Big-Batch Recipes to Eat All Week Long

Mexican Red Lentil Soup with Cilantro-Almond Pesto

With school just over the horizon, I’ve been practicing our weekly meal routine. This means plenty of trying out recipes to find our new favorites, loading up the freezer with premade meals, and cooking meals to eat throughout the week.

For our family, making big batches of food helps out a lot when the week gets crazy. Instead of spending time each night or morning getting a satisfying meal ready, we can simply warm up some leftovers or grab a salad from the fridge and get on with the rest of the day. And considering both of my kids are grazers, this makes it easier to have a wide variety of bites on hand.

To save time, do all of your batch cooking and prep on the same day. You’ll be amazed how little time it takes to get a whole week’s worth of meals together!

These recipes are ideal for big batch cooking. Try a few this week!

Easy Chicken Posole

Baked Millet and Apple Breakfast Cakes

Turkish-Style Chickpea Salad

Tortilla Breakfast Strata with Sausage and Green Chiles

Lunch-in-a-Jar: Cherry Pecan Grain Salad

PB&J Bites

Sonoma Chicken Salad

Honey-Glazed Black Pepper Roast Beef

Do you prepare big-batch recipes? Share your favorites in the comments!