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When I was first introduced to the idea of meal prep, it was from my fellow "gym rat" co worker trainers at a gym I used to work. They would always tell their clients to meal prep for the week to make sure you have enough to eat. It's an opportunity to put your brain on siesta mode without having to actually make a decision about what to eat. This is an "Easy" button we all need to have. But where I kept getting in trouble and veering off the plan was that part about making the same thing every day. EVERY DAY. Soon I started going back to my ways of "take out" and ordering food I didn't need to eat just because I needed variety in my life. My palette deserves spontaneity and variety. I didn't really give up on meal prep, but as I continued to move my journey forward, it hit me out of nowhere, an amazingly easy way to meal prep and freeze meals without eating the same thing every day, unless the entree was very tasty and an encore was needed. But preparing the meals is not a departure from how food is already prepared.
My plan starts with the use of a crockpot. In my plan here I'm not outlining the recipes, but I'm providing the idea that will walk you through the process. Once you see how easy this process is, you can use it to prep any other type of dish.
After Just three days of working this process with your favorite meals, you could have 24 servings for lunch in your freezer. And this is important. Instead of buying all these TV dinners, you now have made your own TV dinners at a fraction of the price.
Just a few things to note...
Life is too short to have to constantly think about what you are going to eat every day. Get an easy process that keeps that palette engaged... Set it and forget it!
I've been a lot of places,