Meal Prepping Basics

June 26, 2018

Whether you are busy with your life from school, work, or have a busy lifestyle, meal prepping can help you save time, money, and eating healthy. Having food on hand is convenient. Meal prepping is easy and all you need is to plan out your meals and have your ingredients.. Here are some tips to get started.


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If you already have the staple food in stock such as noodles, rice, etc., you don’t need to buy extra of the same food. Make a meal plan on what food you want to eat throughout the and make a list of food you need to buy. Pick a day where you are not working, going to school and have a few hours of when you are not busy.


Meal prepping can take at 1-3 hours depending on what type of meals you are making.  This allows you to save time through the week and you won’t need to bother making food. Make sure to get containers to divide your food into breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


There are so many quick and easy recipes to make and you can find online. Usually, the meals are prep for 4-5 days to have the meals ready to eat throughout your week.  This saves you money from not eating out as much and buying prepackaged food.


Meal prepping can be beneficial, it can save you time from thinking about what you what to eat for lunch, dinner, or what to eat the next day.


Mandy is an upcoming sophomore in college majoring in Apparel Design and Merchandising. When she’s not busy with school she enjoys cooking, listening to music and working out.  


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