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Are Your Kitchen Knives Destroying Your Meals?

Are Your Kitchen Knives Destroying Your Meals?

You reach for them, rely on them, and press them into active “KP duty” like few other tools in your kitchen, making them essential to your healthy eating plan. But now they might be rusted, warped or even disintegrating.

The manufacturer's warranty—in large, bold print—fortifies your idea that you just might have a case to wage, because the warranty clearly says that your kitchen knives are covered by a “lifetime guarantee.”

Meal Planning Basics: How Long Does Prepped Food Last?

Meal Planning Basics: How Long Does Prepped Food Last?

You're making a valiant effort to make food prep more than a goal in your life; you want to make it part of your weekly routine.

And for good reason: food prep is one of those meal planning basics that saves you time and keeps your healthy meal plan on track, whether you define “food prep” as cutting and chopping fruits and vegetables, mixing a marinade, or preparing a vegetable casserole so that all you have to do is pop it in the oven.

Men's Health: Reliable Food Choices To Support Hormonal Balance

Men's Health: Reliable Food Choices To Support Hormonal Balance

For every brother, son or husband who has watched helplessly as a sister, mother or wife deals with monthly “hormone issues,” there probably is a female who might be thinking, “Not so fast there. Men's health involves hormone issues, too, you know.”

And it's true. In some ways, hormones are non-gender specific. But there also is a group of hormones affecting men's health known as “the male hormones” (with testosterone arguably being the most well known of all).

13 Trusted Methods For Storing Food Safely And Extending Shelf-Life

13 Trusted Methods For Storing Food Safely And Extending Shelf-Life
One of the most common questions we’ve encountered is “What are the best/safest methods for storing food?”  Well, here are the answers. These tips are focused on refrigerating and freezing foods. That said, don’t forget that foods sitting at room temperature (dry pasta, for example) should not be stored anywhere near cleaning supplies. Also, don’t forget to wash your hands when dealing with your food. So, without further ado...

Kickass High Protein Foods For A Lean Body

Kickass High Protein Foods For A Lean Body
If you've done any reading on the subject of healthy eating, you know how important eating foods high in protein content can be. Meat, fish, cheese, beans, tofu, yogurt and nuts are all high-protein foods. Just blindly eating foods high in protein isn't always the best strategy, however. It's important to know why protein is vital, as well as which high protein foods are best for your bodybuilding meal plan. 

Introducing The Ketogentic Diet: Trusted By US Navy SEALS To Shed Fat, Enhance Strength, And Double Breath Hold Time

Introducing The Ketogentic Diet: Trusted By US Navy SEALS To Shed Fat, Enhance Strength, And Double Breath Hold Time

When celebrities endorse weight loss meal plans, many people take notice.

But now that an esteemed group like the Navy SEALs endorses a method that suppresses their appetite, helps them lose fat, build muscle, hold their breathe longer, and bolster their strength and performance, many people are doing more than a double-take. They're wisely taking the time to educate themselves so that they can achieve some of the same results.

Why Knowing Your Body Fat Is Uber Important To Your Meal Prep

Why Knowing Your Body Fat Is Uber Important To Your Meal Prep

Do you know how many calories you should eat in a day? If you haven’t heard the names Katch and McArdle, then you’re probably wrong about your energy needs.

The number of calories your body needs to function at a basic level every day is called your Basal Metabolic Rate, or BMR. This is the key piece of information you’ll need when creating a meal plan to support your fitness goals and is easy to determine, but the standard methods often produce inaccurate results.

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.

Naturally Boosting Your Testosterone With These Easy Hacks

Naturally Boosting Your Testosterone With These Easy Hacks_mealplanmagic meal prep meal plan software template
A sufficient level of testosterone is important not only for building muscle and fueling your sex drive, but is crucial to maintaining bone mass and creating red blood cells. It’s understandable why you would want to increase levels of this important hormone, but how do you raise testosterone naturally?

How To Use These Essential Types Of Kitchen Knives For Meal Prep

How To Use These Essential Types Of Kitchen Knives For Meal Prep
Eating right, whether you’re doing it to lose weight, build muscle or simply to be as healthy as possible, is extremely important. While a smart meal plan is essential if you want to eat well, you also need to know how to work efficiently in the kitchen if you don’t have a private chef at home.

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.