What's on your meal prep menu for this week?
The average American who orders in spends $1,175 a year on takeout. In case you don't want to do the math, that's roughly $70,000 over an average lifetime. Think of all the things you could buy, trips you could take, or how much earlier you could retire if you saved that $70,000!
Save your money, skip the door dash, and try these delicious meals (that don’t take forever, and will satisfy your cravings) instead.
Recipes to try:
Monday: Burrito Bowls
Wednesday: Chicken Tortilla Soup
Thursday: Baked Salmon
Friday: Chicken Skewers + Salad + Rice
Saturday: Flatbread Pizza + Salad
Sunday: Crockpot Balsamic Roast Beef
Make time 1-2 days per week to plan and shop for your dinners in advanced. This will take the guesswork out of dinnertime. Instead of dreading the “whats for dinner?” question you will have a solid game plan. Meal prep is the best way to stay on track with your nutrition goals.
Meal planning tip—I have a whiteboard in my kitchen that I use to plan the menu for the week. I write out our dinners and then the grocery list I need to make each recipe. This takes the guesswork out of dinners as the week goes on. Picky kids? Prep for them too! Having a large batch of pasta, chicken, and items your kids will actually eat prepped ahead of time makes life so much easier.
These juicy, tender patties on whole wheat buns make a wholesome, satisfying. Add bacon, goat cheese and red onion… Who needs a trip to the gastropub? This high protein turkey burger recipe is simple, delicious and of course moist.
The secret to a delicious turkey burger is to avoid overcooking them! If you want them moist, pull them off as soon as they are lightly browned. Serve them hot, and right away for optimal juicy-ness.
Going plant based doesn’t mean you won’t get enough protein. Here are some of my top plant based protein sources. + High protein vegan recipes. Plant based protein sources.
How to fit workouts in to motherhood. Fit mom schedule. How I lost 65lbs juggling Mom life. Give yourself grace. Home workouts will be subject to the elements and distractions of real life and motherhood. And that is okay. Focus on doing what you can and celebrate the fact that you are taking actions towards your goal.
Try this tasty healthy breakfast recipe that you can prep ahead of time, Try these protein waffles frozen then made for an easy quick breakfast.
While jumping head first in to an extreme 90 day regimen the first of the year may be the trend. Try something more practical that you are actually going to follow through on. Go for a 30 min walk after dinner with your spouse, plan to meet a friend weekly for a new workout class, or increase the length of your current workout by 15 min. A resolution will be more successful if it can be easily worked in to your current schedule.