Our lives are not one dimensional! We can be pulled in a million different directions the moment we get up. If we are not careful, we can easily become drained… and fast!
That is why we need to be making sure we fuel our body, not only with good nutrition, but also often, is important to keep us going and our energy levels up! So, how do we do that?
Meal prep is a HUGE key! But, I get it, it can also seem challenging and time consuming for some, however dedicating a few hours each week can benefit your health and your budget!
I want to encourage you to be intentional about meal prep this week so you can keep you energy levels up, and spend less time in the kitchen and more time slaying your week!
Here are seven of my favorite meal prep tips to save you time and money!
Keep a stash of washed, chopped greens like kale, spinach, romaine lettuce and chopped vegetables to make a quick salad or stir-fry! #MeanGreenMachine
Blend pre packaged ingredients that will make a delicious and nutritious smoothie into freezer bags and freeze them ahead of time. Great options are berries and bananas. Then in the morning, toss them into a blender and drink your nutrients on the go!
Slow cookers and crockpots are a great way to food prep! Find a few quick recipes for veggie-filled stews and soups. Crock pot recipes are an amazing options for the “no-thought” meals.
HERE is a favorite!
Planning is the key to success with meal planning!
Make a list.
Schedule a time to grocery shop.
Prepare your future meals in advance.
Have AdvoCare meal bars or meal shakes for emergencies!
Instead of preparing food for one meal, try doubling the recipe so that you can take leftovers the next day.
Have a delicious low-calorie sauce on hand when things get a little boring. Keeps meals interesting!
Try using Pesto or tomato based sauces.
Buy premade or make your own.
Eggs are a great high-protein option for breakfast but can also make a great snack! Eggs can be cooked in advance and stored in the refrigerator, unpeeled for up to a week! Egg-cellent!
Do you incorporate meal planning into your weekly routine? If so, what is your best tip for meal prepping? Comment below I would love to know!