30 Days of Meal Prep Ideas
Need some recipe inspiration? We’ve got 30 recipes to get you started, as well as some tips on food safety and sources for food containers.
The most important meal of the day, but also the one we most often skip. If you are short on time in the morning, one of these recipes might help make breakfast a habit.
Container tip: yogurt parfaits, smoothies, and oatmeal pack great in old fashioned mason jars!
Packing a healthy lunch is an easy way to eat better and save money. With these recipes, you can pack once and have ready-to-go lunches all week long.
Container tip: do a google search for “bento box containers” to find a great selection of containers that are designed for travel. Many have multiple sections and are stackable.
Even though we’re all home more nowadays, that doesn’t mean we want to spend every evening cooking. Try one of these recipes and make dinner time easier.
Avoid the vending machine with these healthy, pre-packed snacks.
NO AND LOW-COOK OPTIONS
You don’t have to be into cooking to enjoy healthy pre-made meals.
We know kids can be picky. Try some of these recipes for healthy, ready-to-eat snacks, lunches and dinners your kids might actually eat!
Container tip: do a google search for “kids bento box containers” to find a wide variety of containers that are guaranteed to make mealtime more fun.
FOOD SAFETY TIPS
The bacteria that causes food poisoning multiply quickest in the “Danger Zone” when food temperatures are between 40°F and 140°F. Keeping foods out of the “Danger Zone” by cooling, storing, and reheating safely is an important part of meal prep. Fortunately, many of the steps you take to meal prep are the same steps you’d take to prepare and store food safely!
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