Oct 4, 2018
5 Tips to Meal Prep
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Be the champion of your week by planning and prepping your meals ahead of time — you will save time, calories and money! To help you with your meal prep, we are sharing 5 tips to make it easier, faster and more efficient!
5 Tips to Meal Prep
1. Plan your meal
Make a list of your favorite healthy recipes and plan out what you’ll eat for every meal. Don’t worry, this step will get easier and faster with practice!
2. Keep it simple
Since you’ll be cooking for the entire week, it’s crucial that you keep things simple (especially with snacks). Carrying nutrient-dense and high protein snacks, is a the best way to maintain your body fueled before/after TITLE workouts. Fresh fruits, hard-boiled eggs, and pre-cut veggies, yogurts, nuts and string cheese are all great snack to have in your food bag!
3. Utilize your time: Save time by using your oven to roast
Vegetables, sweet potatoes and chicken breasts can be cooked at once. You don’t have to stand in front of your stove the whole time. Meal prepping can make your life so much easier! Imagine this: you just finished an very intense TITLE class, you’re on-the-go and all you have to do is pop your lunch in the microwave. LIFE CHANGER!
TIP: wrap your veggies, sweet potato and chicken in foil paper for the first 15 minutes. This will help the food to cook faster and prevent the meat from being too dry.
4. Invest in Good Containers
Buying high-quality containers to store your meals is extremely important when considering meal prepping. Good containers help preserving food from bacterias, therefore, your meals last longer.
Here are some great containers option: glass, stainless steel, or BPA-free plastic, and mason jars – great for storing salads, overnight oats and yogurt parfaits.
5. Be Creative
Mix things up! Try to prepare two options of each meal. I know it sounds “hard,” but this can be as simple as choosing different veggies for your salads, or eating fruits and nuts some nights of the week and nut butter for others. By preparing different meals, you prevent getting bored with your food and allowing your body to consume a vast variety of nutrients.