Meal Prep 102 – Part 2 of the series
Have you prepped your first meal?
In our first part of this series, we discussed what meal prep really is, and what are the benefits of doing it.
Today, we are going to dive into the “How”, the how to go about meal prepping and getting started, and what are some of the best options.
If you didn’t get a chance to check out the first part of this series you can do so here:
Well, what are you waiting for, let’s get to prepping!
So first, before we start meal prepping, we want to do a few things:
Once you have everything you need above, then we must start planning. We need to figure out what is it that we want to prep?
If you have a family, with a spouse and kids, we need top keep them in mind. The more options we can do for the whole family, the more likely we are to stick to it, so that way we aren’t making 2 different types of meals every night.
So when planning out what to prep, ask yourself these questions:
We know have a good plan, we are prepped with some of the things that we need.
Now the best way to do this is to cook in bulk.
Cooking in bulk saves you a ton of time. When you do this, it will not take all that much longer then if you were making a meal already. So what I like to do is have a meal Sunday night, and then just make a bunch of it to have it for my meal prep.
This way, your not spending more time on prepping different meals. Then you can easily just grab and go and not spent too much more time then you have to.
So what are you going to cook in bulk?
Here are the best options in our opinion of what are the easiest and best options:
You can do a lot with the above lists!
That is the fun part about meal prep, is you can really make it your own.
When cooking in bulk with all of these foods, there are a couple quick tips to make it easier.
Well that is the way to go about your meal prep.
Do you do some of this now?
This should go along way for you. But next time we are going to dive into the real fun stuff… recipes!!!!
We will also go into how to budget, what are good recipes, and what portions should you use for each.
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