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Easy Meal Prep Recipe for Guilt Free Mexican Haystacks

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Meal Prep is something I’m really trying to do more and more of these days. So when I find meal prep recipes that are A. EASY and B. Make a truck load of food I know I’ve found a winner! I know I can make this easy meal prep recipe and I’ve got a yummy dinner one night and easy grab and go lunches for AT LEAST a couple more days! This meal prep recipe for Guilt Free Mexican Hay Stacks is Soo Flippin’ good you might even think you’re at a popular chain restaurant… (cough cough) Chipolte… Feel free to mix it up and make some easy changes… For example I’ll use grilled chicken or lean steak instead of ground turkey or quinoa instead of brown rice. The point it you’re getting a great meal one night plus getting your meal prep on! And if that weren’t  awesome enough my hubby and kids love this easy healthy meal! So it’s a TOTAL Win in my book!

This EASY Meal Prep Recipe will have you eating like a Champ all week!


Easy Meal Prep Guilt Free Mexican Haystacks

Course Meal Prep - Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 129 kcal
Author Adapted from Honey We're Home


  • 2 lbs Extra lean ground turkey - brown with 1/2 an onion and red and green peppers if desired
  • Low sodium black beans 1 can - drained and rinsed
  • Brown rice 1 cup -- Check out this great post form Skinnytaste so you don't screw up your rice
  • Taco Seasoning Pkt - low sodium


  1. Make rice while you brown the meat and fresh veggies. Then add the seasonings and drained and rinsed black beans to meat. Combine the cooked rice into the meat and top with Greek Yogurt, Cheese, Fresh Avocado, Cilantro, Fresh Salsa, Tomatoes... really add whatever sounds good to you within reason of course 😉 got to keep those Macros in check.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Meal Prep Guilt Free Mexican Haystacks
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 14
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.6g2%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 119mg5%
Carbohydrates 9.4g3%
Fiber 1.9g8%
Protein 19.8g40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Want to know my secret go to cheat when meal prepping? I make quinoa and brown rice in a rice maker! It is pretty much the best invention ever! Sometimes I’ll throw dinner in the crock pot then set my timer on my rice maker so that everything will be ready at the same time! It is definitely on my must have list for a healthy kitchen!

Rice Cooker



  1. Jerusha says:

    LoL! I’ve never seen this called “haystacks.” It makes me chuckle, but it’s such a great description! Thank you for sharing. 🙂

    1. Lol we’ve always called them that! 🙂

  2. This looks amazing in a healthy way. Really thanks you shared it. I loved it and you are right this is a yummy dinner ;).

    Take care

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