Meal prep is the ultimate process to making life easier in every way. Food is one of the biggest parts of our lives, and thinking about what to cook and eat during pregnancy should not be a concern. Meal prep can be so helpful, but is it safe during pregnancy? Is Meal Prep Safe During Pregnancy? You can meal prep while pregnant, and you should do so. It is beneficial on … [Read more...] about Is Meal Prep Safe During Pregnancy?
How Big Should Meal Prep Containers Be?
Whether you are a meal-prep regular or novice at the task, there is always more to learn, and with that comes questions. Anytime I talk about or suggest meal prep to someone, one of the first questions I get asked is, how big should meal prep containers be? How Big Should Meal Prep Containers Be? While figuring out the size of meal prep containers is not something you … [Read more...] about How Big Should Meal Prep Containers Be?
How to Meal Prep When You Travel for Work
You just landed a job that requires you to travel for work. That means you need to prep food for yourself and your family staying behind. If you're wondering how it will be manageable, I will share fun and easy ideas on meal prep when you travel for work. How to Meal Prep When You Travel for Work You might think that traveling for work will hinder your ability to meal … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep When You Travel for Work
How to Meal Prep Ramen
Instant ramen noodles have a lot going for them: they’re quick to prepare and create a warm, filling, and comforting snack. They’re portable and pocket-friendly. So why meal-prep your own ramen? Homemade instant ramen is far more delicious and nutritious and is as quick and cheap to make. How to Meal Prep Ramen If you went through college living on ramen packets … [Read more...] about How to Meal Prep Ramen
How Much Does Meal Prep Cost for a Week?
Planning and preparing your meals a week in advance is a great way to reduce your time in the kitchen, monitor your calorie intake, and save money. Additionally, if you plan your meals well, you can enjoy variety throughout the week and avoid the boredom of eating the same meal for seven days in a row. My favorite reason for knowing how much I spend on meals is that I can … [Read more...] about How Much Does Meal Prep Cost for a Week?
Is Meal Prep Healthy?
Some people only view meal prep as a means of being economical with time and money. Those aspects of meal prep are significant. If you're going through such an effort, you may as well make it healthy, too. The types of meals you prep will depend on your dietary needs and preferences. What might be healthy and tasty for someone might be considered unhealthy or disgusting to … [Read more...] about Is Meal Prep Healthy?
How Much Does Meal Prep Cost?
Initially, I thought a meal plan sounded boring. I soon realized how beneficial it was! Having a set menu for the week saved me much time and angst. Additionally, it is a great way to stick to a budget. I'd know exactly what to buy and how to prepare it. I took mental notes and saw the benefit of meal preparation, financially and otherwise. However, is meal prepping worth … [Read more...] about How Much Does Meal Prep Cost?
How to Meal Prep Without a Fridge
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
How to Use a Food Scale for Meal Prep
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
How to Meal Prep Without a Microwave
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
Can You Meal Prep Fish?
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?
How to Meal Prep When Working Nights
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
How to Meal Prep Without Containers
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
Does Meal Prepping Food Lose Nutrients?
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?
How to Meal Prep With ADHD
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
Why Does Meal Prep Take So Long?
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 us 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?
Do You Put Meal Prep in Fridge or Freezer?
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?
How to Meal Prep Without a 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
How to Meal Prep for a Week Without Food Going Bad
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, we should only plan to keep our 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
How to Meal Prep and Not Get Bored
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