Meal prep is one of those things that can seem daunting at first, but in reality it will make your life easier in more than one way if you can manage to make it a part of your routine.
While it’s a little bit of an investment on the front end, on the back end it will save you a whole bunch of time, money, and brain power.
Maybe you’ve seen pictures of people who have prepped a whole week or month’s worth of food and that overwhelms you.
But meal prep doesn’t mean you have to prepare a stockpile of entire meals for your family.
There are lots of smaller, manageable things you can do to cut down on the amount of time you spend preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner for your family while also giving them healthier options at the same time.
6) Portion out smoothie ingredients. Then all you need to do is dump them in the blender! This is also a great way to use up fruit that may be a little too ripe to eat. Cut up super ripe bananas and put them into plastic bags and freeze. Then just take out however many banana pieces you need for a smoothie. These are especially good natural sweeteners for smoothies and “nice” cream!