• Meal prepping for the week can save you time, money, and help you make healthier choices throughout the week. Here are some steps to help you get started with meal prepping:

    • Plan your meals: Start by deciding what meals you want to prep for the week. Consider your schedule and choose recipes that are easy to make.

    • Make a grocery list: Once you’ve decided on your meals, create a grocery list of all the ingredients you’ll need. This will help you stay organized and avoid forgetting anything.

    • Set aside time to cook: Choose a day or time that works for you to cook and prepare your meals. Many people find it helpful to cook on Sunday, but you can choose any day that works for you.

    • Prep your ingredients: Before you start cooking, chop vegetables, cook rice or pasta, and prepare any sauces or dressings that you’ll need. This will save you time when you start cooking.

    • Cook your meals: Use your grocery list and prepped ingredients to cook your meals for the week. You can cook in batches or cook everything at once and portion it out into containers.

    • Store your meals: Store your prepped meals in airtight containers in the fridge or freezer. Label them with the date and the contents so you know what you have.

    • Reheat and enjoy: When you’re ready to eat, simply reheat your prepped meals in the microwave or oven and enjoy!

    Remember, meal prepping doesn’t have to be complicated. Start small and work your way up to prepping more meals as you get comfortable with the process. And don’t forget to have fun and experiment with different recipes!

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    Written by Rojaun Devos for Woman&Home.

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