Meal prepping is trending now. And why shouldn’t it be when a home-cooked meal is better than a burger on the go?
The main arguments in favor of meal prepping:True to the motto “abs are made in the kitchen,” homemade meals are more balanced and healthier. You know exactly what you are putting into your body. It saves you time during the week.Prepping meals is cheaper than eating out.You are prepared to fight cravings with healthy snacks.Many people find cooking relaxing and a good chance to unwind.
What is the best way to meal prep? Take time one or two nights a week (for instance, Wednesday and Sunday) and prepare snacks and meals for those long workdays. Need more guidance? We have seven tips for you on meal prepping:
7 meal prep tips:1. Cook big portions
The simplest tip first: start cooking bigger portions! Having sweet potato curry on Sunday? Make two or three extra servings; that way you already have tomorrow’s lunch – without any additional effort.
Additionally, cook your sides like quinoa or pasta ahead of time. You can store any leftovers in the fridge and use them the next day in a salad, for instance.
2. Optimal storage
Always have enough containers in the house for storage and transportation, but keep your…