We are in a time when people are becoming more health conscious with their food choices. They are beginning to understand the importance of loving their body. Loving your body means learning how to eat the right way in order to keep yourself healthy. Many people are learning that meal prepping is a great way to control the amount of food that they're eating, while also spending less money at the grocery store. Check out these wonderful tips, advice, and even some delicious dinner ideas! Maybe it will inspire you to start meal planning, too!
It's important to remember that meal prepping is pretty convenient during your busy week, but some planning goes into it. If you stay organized, meal prepping will be a quick, and easy, process.
Are you trying to lose weight, or just maintain the weight that you recently lost? Do you have an active or sedentary lifestyle? Make sure to take those things into account, because they really do matter.
This reddit user proved that you can still have meals that aren't just filling, but are completely satisfying, as well. She made a dinner of oven roasted courgette and aubergine, boiled carrots, asparagus, baby corn and kale. She also prepared ginger and soy sauce chicken breast, and to mix it up she made coconut and lime chicken breast curry, with lemongrass, spinach, onions.
If you're clueless as to where to start, a good guideline is a combination of 1 Carb + 1 Protein + 1 Green.
This person made a total of 48 breakfast burritos and it only cost them $25! Saving all of that money means you can save up for that vacation you've been wanting to take, or buy those concert tickets you didn't think you could afford!
Check out these taco jars. You just take everything you would put in a taco and put it in a jar! You have a quick and delicious dinner available to you after you get home from a busy day at work.
Cooking the meat takes a lot of time, so cooking it first gives you time to get everything else done.
Set a timer to prevent over or undercooking.
They have to be clean, cut, and seasoned. If you have to roast your veggies, doing it while food is boiling is the best way to go.
These ramen noodle soup bowls are fantastic. All they need is some boiling water, and you have a quick, and healthy lunch.
With meals like egg roll in a bowl, Cajun turkey meatloaf, and turkey roll-ups, I bet she absolutely loves meal prepping. And those storage containers are great.
Remember the most important thing is that they should be reusable, microwave/dishwasher safe, and of course, BPA free.
Food with a higher water content, such as bell peppers or cucumbers, will not last as long in a storage container. So, something like that should be eaten earlier in the week.
It's good for anyone that has a desire to save a little bit of money or time. It's perfect for the busy college student who is usually living on pizza, or ramen noodles.
This reddit user took meal prepping to the next step and made a weeks worth of food for her bunny!