Meals for Prep: Spaghetti Squash, Chicken and Veg

Have you ever had spaghetti squash before? If not, you need to try it! Its a delicious and healthy alternative to pasta. The consistency is similar to rice noodles and it pairs well with anything you would cook with pasta.

I just started meal prepping at the beginning of the year and I have noticed that it makes a big difference in my eating patterns throughout the week. Not only do I save time, but I make healthy choices more consistently. I use my prepped meals as a quick “go-to” instead of stopping for take out or just snacking on random stuff until Im full. This week, my bf and I made a layered spaghetti squash. Its super easy and quite tasty. Here are the simple steps:


Gut the spaghetti squash. Spread out on a baking dish. Bonus: you can save the seeds and roast them. They taste just like pumpkin seeds.


Chop up a package of your favorite chicken or turkey meatballs, lightly sauté and spread it out. We also used the rest of a rotisserie chicken we had (about 1 cup of chicken).


Sautee onions, mushrooms and cherry tomatoes (or any veggies of choice), layer veg over the chicken. 


Layer on some parmesan cheese and fresh chopped dill. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes, then broil for 5 minutes.


Then nom nom nom!

This is a great GF meal. It fills me up so I feel satisfied and not overly stuffed. I have been pairing it with a simple side salad or half a roasted sweet potato.


How do you feel about spaghetti squash? What are some of your favorite meals to make for the week?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s