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The 21 Day Fix workouts are super effective, but your results also come from the portion control meal plan. These 21 Day Fix Recipes make meal planning quick & simple! Get easy breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas with portion control container counts.
The best part? All of the meal ideas are picky eater and kid-friendly! So your whole family can enjoy meals together while you work on your goals.
*This post was updated May, 3, 2023 to include new recipes and resources.
Below we outline how many color coded portion control containers are in each serving size of each breakfast, lunch and dinner recipe.
We’ve also linked to our favorite Shakeology and snack recipes to help you see max weight loss from this exercise program.
Whether you’re using the ultimate portion fix containers or just getting into healthy eating, you’re bound to find something you’d like! With that said, we focused on 21 Day Fix recipes with container counts that work well for the original 21 Day Fix, 21 Day Extreme, 80 Day Obsession and other Beachbody programs.
Looking for a full 21 Day Fix Meal Plan? Click Here!
21 Day Fix Breakfast Recipes
Above: Bacon Egg Cups (1 Red, 1 Green)
Overnight Oats (Varies by Recipe)
2-Ingredient Banana Pancakes (1 Purple, 1/2 Red)
Buttermilk Pancakes (1 Yellow for 2 small pancakes)
Lemon Blueberry Muffins (3 Muffins = 1 yellow, 1 purple, 1/2 red)
No Bake Oatmeal Bars (½ Yellow, ½ Red, 1 tsp.)
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes ( 1 1/4 yellow, 1/2 red)
Homemade Energy Bars (1 Blue, 1 Purple)
French Toast (1 yellow, 1/2 red, 1 Purple, 2 tsp)
Iced Cinnamon Almond Milk Macchiato (1 red and 1 tsp)
Vanilla Shakeology Protein Balls (No Bake Recipe!) (1/2 red, 1/2 yellow, and 1/2 a blue)
Apple Crisp with 2 Eggs
It counts as 1 Purple, 1 Yellow, and 1 Red.
To make an Apple Crisp, you’ll cook 1/4 cup oats and top with 1 small apple (chopped). Then, add in 2 scrambled eggs and top with cinnamon.
Power Oats are another one of our favorite 21 Day Fix breakfast recipes!
They’re 1 Yellow and 1 Red.
To make Power Oats, you’ll blend 1/4 cup cooked oatmeal with 1 egg and 2 egg whites. You also can add fruit on top as a purple container.
Want more recipes? Grab our favorites healthy breakfasts! These recipes are all healthy, but they’re not broken down by container.
21 Day Fix Lunch Recipes
Below are our favorite lunch ideas with container counts.
Above: Spinach and Colby Jack Stuffed Chicken Roll Ups (1 1/2 red, 1/4 green, 1/2 blue)
Mini Zucchini Pizzas (1 Green, 1/2 Blue)
Egg Roll in a Bowl (1 Red, 1 Green)
Guacamole Turkey Burgers (1 Red, 1 Blue, 1 tsp)
One of our clients, Brenda, actually started getting me hooked on the Green Machine during our February group!
The smoothie tastes like strawberries and banana because they are stronger flavors. You seriously cannot taste the spinach, and it gets in one of those veggies each day.
21 Day Fix Green Machine Smoothie
This counts as 1 Red, 1 Purple, and 1 Green.
- 1 Scoop Strawberry Shakeology
- 1/2 a Banana
- 1 Green Container of Spinach/Celery
- 1 tsp coconut oil (1 tsp) optional
- 12 ounces Water
- Ice to taste
One of our favorite 21 Day Fix lunches is Paleo Avocado Chicken Salad, but there are lots of options to pick from below!
Paleo Avocado Chicken Salad
It’s 1 Red, 1 Blue, and 1/2 Purple. Grab the recipe here!
Speaking of salads, this fresh salad with grilled chicken is our go-to 21 Day Fix lunch recipe!
This salad counts as a 1 Green, 1 Red, 1 Orange.
- Chicken (about 1/2 a breast) in 1 Red container
- Lettuce, cucumber, and cherry tomatoes in 1 Green Container
- One Orange container of balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil
It’s not my most creative use of the containers, but it sure is good!
Want more lunch recipes? Get our favorite lunches here!
21 Day Fix Dinner Recipes
We’re obsessed with this easy 21 Day Fix turkey chili crock pot recipe!
On the Ultimate Portion Fix, it’s 1 green, 1/2 red, and 1/2 yellow, and it’s also low carb!
We also have a full list of just easy 21 Day Fix Dinner ideas with container counts you may like.
More 21 Day Fix Dinner Recipes
Above: Cauliflower Fried Rice (1 Red, 1 Green)
Turkey Meatballs – 1/2 Green, 1 Red, 1/2 yellow
Cauliflower Cheeseburger Mac ( 1 Red, 1 Green, 1 Blue, 1 tsp per serving)
One Pan Chicken, Green Beans, and Potatoes (1 Red, 1 Green, 1 Yellow)
Easy Soft Chicken Tacos (1 Yellow, 1/2 Red, 1/2 Green)
21 Day Fix Crock Pot Chili Chicken – 2 Green 1 Red (Plus Toppings)
Broccoli Cheese Soup (2 1/2 Green, 1 Blue, 1/2 tsp)
Italian Bean Burgers (3 Yellow, 1 tsp)
Spicy Vegetable Soup – (1 Red, 1 Green)
Crockpot Mississippi Roast (1 Yellow, 1 Red)
Buffalo Chicken Chili (1 Red, 1 Green, 1/2 Blue)
Lemon Garlic Chicken Pasta (1 Yellow, 1/2 Red, 1G 1B – if using cheese)
Spaghetti Squash Lasagna – (1 1/2 Red, 1/2 Blue, 1 1/4 Green)
Even More 21 Day Fix Dinner Recipes
Above:: BLT Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocados – (1 Red, 1 Blue, 1/3 Green)
Pad Thai Noodles – (1 Red, 1 1/4 Green 1 Orange, 2 Tsp)
Steak Fajita Bowls – (1 Red 1 Green)
We have these tacos almost every week! They count as 1 red, 1 orange, and 1 green.
- 1 Red Container of browned turkey, chicken or beef (based on your preferences)
- 1 Green Container with a mix of lettuce, tomatoes, and onions
- Yellow 1 Corn Tortilla
- 1 Blue Container shredded cheese
Another quick and easy 21 Day Fix Dinner Recipe is this Buffalo Stuffed Potato!
Buffalo Stuffed Potato
It counts as 1 yellow and 1 red.
- Approximately 1/2 Chicken Breast Baked
- 1/2 baked white potato (1 Yellow)
- Top with hot sauce and a little greek yogurt with the room left over in your red container
This is a quick lunch or dinner for anyone. Even Jake, my husband, loves it! Pair it with a salad to get in your green containers.
We also have 21 Day Fix Crockpot recipes that you might like!
Create Your Own 21 day Fix Dinner
If you’re in a hurry and don’t have time to make a recipe, no worries! We love to have the following whole foods on hand to create a quick meal that fits in with the color-coded containers!
- Rotisserie chicken (Red)
- Skinless chicken breasts (Red)
- Ground turkey (Red)
- Learn ground beef (Red)
- Black beans (Yellow)
- Sweet potatoes (Yellow)
- Brown rice (Yellow)
- Fresh, seasonal fruits (Purple)
- Fresh, seasonal veggies (Green)
- Nuts (Blue)
All of these items are easy to find at most local grocery stores, and you can create quick, delicious meals with just a few minutes of prep work.
Want more recipes? Grab our favorites healthy dinners! These recipes are all healthy, but they’re not broken down by container.
21 Day Fix Dessert Recipes
Above: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (1 Yellow, 1 tsp)
Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (1 Yellow)
Shakeology Mug Cake (1.5 Red)
What does Shakeology count as on 21 day fix?
Shakeology counts as 1 red container on the meal plan. You don’t have to use Shakeology for the workout progam or Portion Fix though.
With that said, we do have several delicious 21 Day Fix Shakeology recipes you may like.
Snacks are a huge part to the 21 Day Fix, too! We outlined some of our favorite 21 Day Fix Snacks to keep you feeling full and satisfied!
These ideas can help you mix things up and avoid just snacking on hard boiled eggs or using peanut butter as your heavy fat.
Ways to Pack Your Meals Easily
We know part of the 21 Day Fix is planning ahead and having your meals on-the-go.
We love these larger containers to pack and carry our meals!
- Collapsable Silicone Containers
- LunchBots Thermos
- Stasher Bags (like a resealable ziplock)
- Everest Cooler Lunchbox
You can also get all of our meal prep containers and hacks here!
Additional 21 Day Fix Meal Plan Resources
- 21 Day Fix Vegan Meal Plan
- 21 Day Fix 1200 Calorie Meal Plan with Containers (Plan A)
- Best 21 Day Fix Dinners & Recipes with Container Counts
- Updated the 21 Day Fix Food List
- Meal Prep Tips
- 21 Day Fix Container Calculator
- 3 Day Quick Fix
- About Autumn