Meal prepping is a fantastic way to eat healthily, stay on budget, and be organized. Yet prepping food in advance is tricky if you cannot store it. What happens if you’ve only got access to a tiny fridge space or no fridge at all? Can you meal prep without a refrigerator? How to Meal Prep Without A Fridge Not having access to a refrigerator is a challenge if you want to … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Without a Fridge
I always thought a food scale only belonged in an avid baker’s kitchen. Shortly after starting my meal-prepping journey, I got one to track my meals and macro calorie intake more accurately. I was taken aback at the efficacy and simplicity of this handy kitchen tool; with a few simple tips, you can become a master at it, too. How to Use a Food Scale for Meal Prep While it … [Read more...] about How to Use a Food Scale for Meal Prep
Meal prepping means you have all these wonderful ready meals that you simply pop in the microwave to reheat and are ready to eat. Yet, what happens without a microwave to heat your food? Can you still meal prep? Sure! It’s just a matter of learning how to meal prep without a microwave. How to Meal Prep Without a Microwave Not having a microwave does not mean you must give … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Without a Microwave
Do you ever get tired of chicken, lean and versatile though it is? Fish is a fantastic source of lean protein, healthy omega-rich fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals. It’s perfect if you want to lose weight or build muscle. Let’s look at how you can add fish to a meal prep lifestyle by safely preparing, storing, and reheating it. Can You Meal Prep Fish? Since fresh fish … [Read more...] about Can You Meal Prep Fish?
Meal prep is supposed to make life easier by making weeknight dinners a breeze and ensuring you have lunch without buying takeout. What happens when you work the night shift and don't have time to tend to meals at night? How to Meal Prep When Working Nights Whether you work nights and have less time to prep for the next day, or you are always rushing or simply not around … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep When Working Nights
Meal prepping is life transformational and forever beneficial and requires a lot of storage containers for all the food you make. It gets a little challenging when you don't have storage containers or are against plastic use. But then, how do you meal prep without containers? Meal Prep Without Containers: Is It Possible? There are two reasons you would want to know how to … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Without Containers
Meal prepping is a convenient way to ensure that you have nutritious meals ready ahead of time. However, I recently heard that improper meal prep could cause a loss of nutrients! Is this the end of meal prep? Don’t panic. Meal prep is as important as ever if you follow some simple guidelines. Does Meal Prep Lose Nutrients? Unless you eat only raw food, anything you … [Read more...] about Does Meal Prepping Food Lose Nutrients?
Dinner time used to be the most stressful part of my week. The thought of choosing a recipe, grocery shopping, and cooking felt paralyzing. But, after learning how to meal prep with ADHD, I feel more organized and stress-free around mealtimes – you can too! How to Meal Prep With ADHD: 9 Tips to Make It Easier Figuring out what to eat after a long stressful day can be … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep With ADHD
Making the effort to meal prep can save you tons of time cooking and preparing food daily. It makes life a little bit easier, saves money, and helps you eat healthier food. But meal prep also takes a significant amount of time. Let me find out why meal prep takes so long. Why Does Meal Prep Take So Long? If meal prep takes too much time from your day and you're always … [Read more...] about Why Does Meal Prep Take So Long?
I am addicted to the convenience of “cooking” from the fridge or freezer after a long day at the office. Prepping my meals beforehand saves me hours during the week and, most importantly, keeps me out of mc Donald’s drive-through. Over the years, I’ve picked some helpful tips to keep prepped meals in top-notch condition. Continue reading to find out if you should keep meal … [Read more...] about Do You Put Meal Prep in Fridge or Freezer?
Have you been thinking about meal prep yet aren't sure how to do that without a freezer to store the food? I had the same concerns when I lived in a studio apartment for a few years. But it is possible to meal prep without a freezer, and I will tell you how. How to Meal Prep Without a Freezer You can easily meal prep without a freezer. I did it for over two years living … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Without a Freezer
Instagrammers have many novice meal preppers fooled with their sky-high stacks of meals that seem to last a lifetime. However, according to USDA recommendations, I should only plan to keep my prepped meals for 3 to 4 days. Are there ways to prep meals for the entire week without the food going rancid? Let’s find out. How to Meal Prep for a Week Without Food Going … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep for a Week Without Food Going Bad
I have to admit, I’ve become addicted to the satisfaction of opening my fridge on Sunday evenings to the pristine rows of ready-to-eat glass containers prepped for the week to come. However, lately, the sweet delight of delving into a prepared meal has become a lot less satisfying. In fact, it has become pretty boring… Instead of chucking the idea of meal prep, I decided to … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep and Not Get Bored
Do you hate cooking but still want homemade food so you can keep it healthier and stay on a budget? Yip, me too. Ever since I can remember, I have disliked the idea of spending my life behind the stove. Then I encountered the concept of meal prepping, which changed my life! How to Meal Prep When You Hate Cooking If you want to meal prep … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep When You Hate Cooking
Every article on Google, Pinterest, and video on YouTube about meal prep has some (or multiple) pasta recipes. Sometimes it seems like people who meal prep only ever eat pasta. While that's probably not true, it is one of the simplest meal prep foods. So how do you meal-prep pasta? How to Meal Prep Pasta: 8 Easy Steps Meal prepping pasta is super easy. Whether … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Pasta
After six months of joining the meal-prepping community, I had the most derailing experience. I got food poisoning at work (how embarrassing) after eating the lunch I had prepped earlier in the week. However, it’s a couple of years, tons of research, and many practice rounds later. Now, I can confidently provide you with tips for meal prep without your food going bad. How to … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Without Food Going Bad
Planning and prepping the next couple of days’ meals ahead of time saves time and money, reduces food wastage, and helps me consume a wider variety of nutritious foods. Rice is a versatile and ideal meal prep component – with healthy carbs, protein, and minimal fat. However, is meal-prepping rice for the week safe? Is Rice Bad for Meal Prep? According to the IFAS, proper … [Read more...] about Is Rice Bad for Meal Prep?
How To Meal Prep When You Hate Leftovers I'll be honest; not everyone in my household wants leftovers the next day. Since I am the primary cook and prepping is necessary to keep my sanity, I must work around things and prepare meals for the fussy eaters. I have learned several tips and tricks on meal prepping when you hate leftovers that I share with you … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep When You Hate Leftovers
I love a good sandwich, but sandwiches can be tricky when you have a million things to do on top of feeding yourself and your family. They take up time I don't have and patience that my family doesn't. Figuring out how to meal prep sandwiches was game-changing, so I'm sharing some of my favorite and most valuable tips with you. Can You Meal Prep … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Sandwiches
Rice is a staple food and nourishment source for over half of the world’s population. I enjoy using rice in at least two to three meal preps weekly. It is easy to prepare and exceptionally versatile. Plus, you can purchase a 20lbs bag of Basmati rice at Walmart for a little over $20 – a real bargain if you ask me! You might have fallen victim to the common misconception that … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Rice Without It Getting Hard