This week in particular has felt quite heavy. In Ontario, we were faced with more lockdowns restrictions as Covid cases increase. I have been wondering if we will ever get out of this thing.
Have you ever done a salad jar meal prep? This is my first time getting into this meal prepping adventure. Let me tell you why I started this adventure!
It’s no secret that meal prepping is something that I promote and is a routine that I follow a meal prep routine each week. There are so many advantages to meal prepping – the time saved, the ease of meal choices throughout the week, the increased healthfulness of the meals. etc.
There is one downside to meal prep that I do hear fairly often – “don’t you get sick of the same meal over and over again?”
The answer is yes, I would – if I was eating the same starch, protein and veggies each day. However, this doesn’t have to be the case with each meal prep routine!
It is possible to enjoy satisfying, flavourful, and filling dishes every day of the week. And thanks to meal prep, you can do this without sacrificing time, money, and energy.
Here are my tips for adding variety while meal prepping:
My goal is to create new recipes each week for you. However, sometimes I do fall into a writers block/ creative block! This is when I turn to takeout meals for inspiration.
It’s time to debunk the notion that healthy cooking means cooking everything from scratch. We can break the rules and cut corners to save time and energy – in fact I encourage you to do that!
Some weeks, I’m definitely more of a lazy meal prepper. This week was one of them!
I decided that I wanted to challenge myself to see how many meals I could make with the least ingredients possible – so here you are!
I used a buffet-style meal prep approach (more on that here) to put these meals together.
This week I only used the following in my meals: