Starting (and sticking to) a healthier diet can be intimidating. To achieve your goal of enjoying a healthier lifestyle, meal planning and prepping will help set you up for success. Many healthy eating hopefuls have big aspirations, but when the week gets busy, they fall back into bad habits. Incorporating meal planning in your routine allows you get the vitamins and nutrients you need for every meal to help you achieve your nutrition goals. If you're actively dieting, proper planning will allow you achieve a calorie deficit in a way that doesn’t leave you hungry and gives you the nutrients your body needs!
To set yourself up to eat healthy no matter how busy your schedule gets, try bulk meal and ingredient prep. Sunday afternoons are popular meal prep days. Once you try it, you’ll find the routine is fun, and it helps set an organized, plannerly tone for the week. Try out different methods of meal prep. Some meal preppers like to batch prep full meals so they can heat them up and enjoy throughout the week. Others like a fresh-cooked meal each night, so they tackle the time consuming pieces like chopping veggies or cooking proteins on #mealprepsunday. Whichever you prefer, planning healthy meals and snacks reduces the stress of sticking to your diet when life gets in the way. Here are a few tools to keep you on track:
And of course, to keep you motivated!
Proper meal planning is key to a healthy lifestyle; in our opinion, proper planning is the key to success when trying to form healthier habits. Prepdeck provides all the tools for easy meal prep and can help you achieve your healthy lifestyle and bring joy into your kitchen! Get planning, you’ve got this!