By Clare Keating - Nutritionist and Ex-Chef
Does meal prep feel daunting and stressful?
Do you picture spending hours in the kitchen cooking meal after meal, portioning out breakfasts and snacks into a million containers?
Only to get bored 2 days later having to eat the same meal over and over again?
Well, it does not have to be that way!
We’ve got 3 easy tips to save you time and make meal prep easy and enjoyable
1. Start Small
Start by prepping 1 or 2 things. You don’t need to meal prep every meal that you want to eat that week. Start with cooking 1 recipe that you can use as a grab and go for when you’re in a rush. Or start by baking a snack like individual quiches so that when you get home after work and dinner isn’t prepared yet, you’ve got an easy nutritious snack ready to go for you. No need to raid the pantry! You could also start by cutting up your vegetables ahead of time so that when it does come time to cook dinner you aren’t put off by the idea of doing ALL that work, it’s now just a ‘throw this and this together and I’m done