Have you ever considered meal prep?
Even for great cooks who are cooking from scratch, cooking can be too arduous after a long day at work, especially if you haven’t been food shopping. After all, don’t we deserve a break after a hard day’s work?
In truth, it IS possible to have it all: enjoy healthy and delicious home-cooked meals, reach your fitness goals, free up some time, and spend less money. The secret? MEAL PREP!
Meal prep is the preparation of food or meals ahead of time. In our minds, meal prep usually refers to preparing 3-7 days worth of food at one time.
There are actually a few ways you can meal prep, but it’s essentially taking the time to prepare foods earlier on in order to save time later.
Whether you spend half an hour or 2 hours preparing for your week, any time counts! If you’re still not convinced, here are 5 reasons you should start planning ahead regarding your snacks and cooking your meals.