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Fast & Easy Meal Prep Techniques And Recipes

Fast & Easy Meal Prep Techniques And Recipes
The way you eat has a huge impact on your body, and no amount of training and exercise can undo a plate piled high with junk food. If you’re like a lot of people though, you don’t have the time to cook for yourself. Even if you did, you probably don’t know what to cook or how you would cook it.

10 Must-Have Tools For Meal Prep Success

10 Must-Have Tools For Meal Prep Success

Learning how to meal prep can save you time throughout the week while minimizing food waste. Prepping your meals ahead of time ensures that you stay on track with your meal plan.

There is a bit of a learning curve when figuring out how to meal prep in the way that works best for you, but no matter your strategy, these meal prep necessities will help you along the way.

10 Mason Jar Friendly Make-Ahead Meals

10 Mason Jar Friendly Make-Ahead Meals

Because their shape allows for layering, mason jars are a great way to prepare meals in advance that will remain fresh overnight in the fridge. Make this already simple meal assembly even easier by having vegetables chopped and ready to go in meal prep containers in your fridge. The jars also provide a spill-proof, durable container that you can take with you to work or school, and on a weekend hike!

These meals are simple and flexible. You can loosely follow the recipes below, changing ingredients and quantities to fit your specific meal plan, and even tweak the amounts in your meal planning program to achieve your nutritional goals without changing the flavor of the meal too much.

The Complete Guide To Storing Prepped Veggies

The Complete Guide To Storing Prepped Veggies
Half the battle of cooking a healthy meal is taking the time to cut up all the vegetables you’re using. In fact, a 2014 study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found that those who spent more time on preparing food ate healthier meals that included more fruits and vegetables. Prepping all of those veggies at the beginning of the week can help you to make the most of your meal prep time, while encouraging healthy eating!

5 Fundamental Rules For Successful Meal Prep

5 Fundamental Rules For Successful Meal Prep
If you’d like to learn how to meal prep like a pro, you’ve got to start with the basics. Meal prep can save you quite a bit of time when done properly, but there is a bit of a learning curve. Start with these fundamental rules, and you’ll learn how to meal prep at an expert level in no time!

Meal Planning Basics: How To Store Prepped Food

Meal Planning Basics: How To Store Prepped Food

It just might be time for an apron—the full-body type that chefs proudly wear in their kitchen.

You're not just getting the hang of food prep; you're becoming a diligent student of the kitchen, having read previous articles from our “recipe book” such as “Five Food Prep Tips for Beginners,” “Meal Planning Basics: How Long Does Prepped Food Last” and “Glass vs. Plastic: Choosing the Best Meal Prep Containers.”