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Healthy Meal Prep Burrito Bowls

You can’t go wrong with some good burrito bowls. They are so versatile with the different ways that you can make them. Use a different meat every time, switch up the veggies, and try them with different toppings.

Check out how I like to make our meal-prepped chicken burrito bowls.

Recipe yields 8-10 meals (depending on your preferred serving size). 

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts (frozen or thawed)
  • 2 cups brown rice (uncooked)
  • 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can kerneled corn (drained)
  • ¾-1 cup salsa
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Toppings (green onions, shredded cheese, light sour cream, salsa, guac, tortilla chips)

Instructions

  1. Start by cooking your brown rice. In a medium pot, bring 3 cups of water to boil. Then stir in rice, cover, and reduce to low heat. Cook for 40-50 minutes or until water has been absorbed.
  2. While your rice is cooking, start the chicken. Place frozen or thawed chicken breasts into a large pot of water. Bring to a boil and then turn down to medium-high heat. Cook for 40-50 minutes if frozen, or 20-30 if thawed.
  3. When the chicken is done (there should be no pink), remove from water and shred it. Dump the water out of the large pot.
  4. Pour rice, shredded chicken, beans, corn, salsa, and seasonings into the large pot and mix well.
  5. Portion out into food storage containers and eat for lunches or dinners throughout the week.
  6. Add your favorite toppings and enjoy!

About the author

Kaili Killpack

Kaili Killpack

Hey everyone! I'm Kaili, the founder of Happy Healthy Things. My husband and I started doing a modified keto/low carb diet in July of 2018, and we have found a lot of success with it as far as weight loss and feeling better in general. I know that every health journey is different and keto won't work for everyone, so I started this website for myself and others to share their experiences and inspire you! 

I am a professional writer and digital marketing specialist by day and blogger extraordinaire by night. I love spending time with my family and two cats and getting outdoors when the weather is nice. I also love my couch and Netflix, so finding a balance between work/home life and adding fitness into the mix has been my greatest challenge. 

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