Weekly Meal Prep | Healthy Stuffed Cabbage Rolls and Stuffed Peppers!

These are the best Healthy Stuffed Cabbage Rolls I’ve ever personally had! I Came across this recipe a few months ago, put my own twist on it, and has become a go-to meal for me! As mentioned, I have changed the original recipe up a little to better fit my personal health and fitness goals. I also simplified it a little and swapped some ingredients allowing me to reduce time in the kitchen as well as my grocery bill. 

Watch the Full Meal Prep Video!

Meal Breakdown and Nutrition

Quick note: If you haven’t watched the video, I did not weigh out the cabbage rolls or stuffed peppers but will break down the macros and nutrition below so you know the calories per serving.

For this recipe, I was able to get about 6 -7 prepped meals. One day I had 1/2 serving of cabbage rolls left so ate that with peppers to make it a full meal.

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Serving size – roughly 2 Cabbage Rolls

Protein(g): 41

Carbs(g): 32

Fat(g): 19

Total: 463

What you will need for this recipe!

Groceries and ingredients

  • 1 lb. Turkey Sausage
  • 1 lb. 96% Lean 4% Fat Ground Beef
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 Head of Cabbage
  • 1 ½ Cups Cooked White Rice
  • 1 Large White Onion
  • 28 oz. Can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 15 oz. Can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. Minced Garlic
  • 0.35 oz. (10g) Chopped Parsley
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (part-skim/less fat)
  • Shredded Colby Jack Cheese
  • Salt & Pepper

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add your ground beef, ground turkey, rice, about ½ can of tomato sauce, onion, egg, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper. And then mix all of the ingredients together.
  2. Now it’s time to assemble the cabbage rolls, bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  3. Immerse the cabbage head in the boiling water. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until cabbage leaves are pliable. Peel 11-12 large leaves off the cabbage. (you may need to peel a few leaves off and then add cabbage back to boiling water for a few additional minutes. The outer leaves will cook faster than the inner leaves/layers)
  4. Lay each cabbage leaf on a flat surface. (I would recommend,  using a small knife to cut a V-shaped notch to remove the thick part of the cabbage rib before adding mixture and trying to roll it up. This will make the folding/rolling much simpler)
  5. Add about 1/3 of a cup of the meat mixture in the center of a cabbage leaf. Roll the cabbage leaf around the meat mixture. Repeat with remaining meat and cabbage leaves. (I used an ice cream scooper and measurement, but you can use whatever you want, but would shape it into more of a log shape, and not a big circle/ball like I did. This will make the rolling process go much faster and smoother)
  6. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  7. Coat a 9″x13″ pan with cooking spray. Add about 1/2 of the crushed tomatoes to the bottom of the baking dish. Place the cabbage rolls seam side down in the dish. Top with remaining sauce.
  8. Cover with foil. Bake for about 60-90 minutes or until cabbage is tender and meat is cooked through.
  9. Top with a few handfuls of Mozzarella cheese, bake for an additional 5 minutes or until all the cheese is melted. And enjoy!

More about the Recipe

Credit to Sara from Dinner at the Zoo (link to recipe)! It was her original Cabbage Roll recipe I tried that inspired me to create this recipe.

I love getting creative with recipes I find online or in cookbooks! Something sounds good and I end up looking through tons of recipes online till I find the one that just sticks out to me. If it’s a new recipe, I have only made a few times I like to use the original as a basic guide or outline. Then I will look for ways to put my own touch into the meal/recipe and get creative where/when I can, or make it better suit my personal taste preferences. But that is pretty much all for this recipe, sounded good so I made it 🙂

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Weekly Meal Prep | His and Her Meals | Best Pepper Steak Recipe!

New Meal Prep Video! This Pepper Steak recipe is a must try, simple and delicious. In less than an hour, you’ll have 10 meals cooked, portioned, packaged, and ready to go for the week. Eat these meals for lunch, dinner, or whenever you typically eat throughout the day. Having these healthy and tasty meals ready to go, it makes sticking to/reaching your fitness goals that much easier. It’s all about consistency, day after day. I know it’s not always easy, I have fallen of the healthy eating train more than I would like over the past few months but always feel much better when I find my way back to the consistency of healthy meals ready to go 😊

The goal is to get back to more consistent meal prep videos, like the good ole days. The goal is a video weekly, but it may not always be a meal prep video. As I have started to enjoy doing non-sponsored Taste Test reviews and sharing how the products actually taste or work. But that is for a different post…

I really hope you all enjoy this meal prep video and recipe! And as always, the more feedback and comments the better! I enjoy reading them and many times I will get new recipe ideas or other cooking tips I can use based on people’s comments.

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Meal Breakdown and Nutrition

Quick note: If you haven’t watched the video, you will also see how I weighed, portioned, and packaged all of the meals. And the nutrition below is calculated per meal.

My Meals





Her Meals





What you will need for this recipe


  • 3-4 lbs. Petite Sirloin Steaks
  • 2 – 2 ½ lbs. New York Strip Steaks
  • 2 Red Bell Peppers
  • 2 Green Bell Peppers
  • 1 Box Success Boil-in-Bag Jasmine Rice
  • 2 ½  – 3 tbsp. Minced Garlic
  • 3 – 4 tsp. Minced Ginger or Ginger paste
  • ¾ cup Low-Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 – 2 ½ tbsps. Sugar
  • 2 – 2 ½ tbsps. Cornstarch
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)

Healthy Food Swaps: Based on your fitness goals

Can I make it more low-carb? Of course!

The simplest way to do this would be to cut out the rice and just go vegetable crazy lol. But seriously, you could easily double up on the veggies and cut the rice out completely. Below are some additional veggies I think would go really well with this recipe, see below:

  • Mushrooms
  • Broccoli
  • Snap/Snow Peas
  • White Onion
  •  Carrots
  • Honestly, so many more. Whatever veggies you want to add, go for it!

If you are still wanting that rice consistency you could look at just swapping the rice for Cauliflower Rice.

That is the only rice alternative product I have really tried, but here is an article with some other options you could potentially sub in for the rice to keep the consistency but not all the carbs.

What about some other good Beef/Steak choices you could go with?

And obviously, keep in mind, each cut will have a different nutritional value, some could significantly alter the calories in your meals, for better or worse. Below I included some alternative cuts of steak that you could try with this recipe. I have made this recipe with a few different ones, and my biggest piece of advice is to not overcook your steak, no matter the cut you go with. If you do, you will be at the table all day and night trying to chew it. This is especially true for the leaner cuts of steak; fattier steaks tend to be a little more forgiving if you overcook them.

Leaner Cuts of Beef/Steak

  • Sirloin Tip Side Steak
  • Top Round Steak
  • Eye of Round Steak
  • Bottom Round Steak
  • Top Sirloin Steak

Fattier Cuts of Beef/Steak

  • Skirt or Flank Steak
  • Chuck Steak
  • New York Strip Steak

Let’s wrap things up!

That’s all I have for this week’s meal prep and post. As I continue to do more of these, the format, style, and layout may change slightly but again the main goal for me is to just keep things simple and be consistent. I will often try to wait till I think it’s perfect before posting but just ends up having the reverse effect of doing all this work and then never posting lol. I’m sure some people relating can relate, and that’s why I am posting more… Because it’s not perfect, there are many things I want to change about this post and even the video, but I am happy with it and very happy to be getting back into the meal prep world. I’ve been out of the game way to long.

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Looking For Gains In All The Wrong Places

The Infamous Infomercial

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Save Your Money

We have all seen commercials for various fitness products promising unrealistic results fast. Don’t bite the bate! If it was as easy as they say to get results why isn’t everyone ripped? Because it’s not as easy as they claim. But what about the before and after photos of people who got fit? Here is the thing about many of those photos, they are manipulated to exaggerate the results. I’m not saying all of the results are enhanced but you an bet most of them are. If you haven’t seen the “Shocking Before and After Fitness Transformation in 5 Hours EXPOSED! | Furious Pete” check it out now. He basically shows you how many of the before and after photos are taken.

How Can You Get Results?

Do more! What do I mean by this? If you walk 1 mile everyday, start walking 1 1/4 miles. If you go to the gym once a week, start going 2 days. Your diet also plays a huge role in your ability to see results. If you’re not fueling your body with healthy nutritious foods, results will be much more difficult to attain. Most importantly stick with it and stay consistent. You didn’t get to where your at today overnight, so why do you think results will come over night. I understand we all want this but the unfortunate truth is it’s not going to happen. You can get in better shape, but give it a little time.

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