We know that meal-prepping healthy foods is helpful for busy lifestyles, but it’s still overwhelming. Here’s what you’re doing wrong with meal prep: You’re trying to prep complete meals.
The key to successful meal prep is to prep components and learn how to throw them together with a healthy condiment (like hummus, tahini, honey Dijon dressing) that brings it all together. Here’s a list of simple meal components to prep each week: roasted veggies, roasted sweet potatoes, salad greens, cooked whole grain and cooked/canned beans.
Change up your veggies, beans, grains and condiment, and your entire meal changes.
– Elizabeth Finch, The Southern Well Being