Interested in better meal planning techniques? Here are some suggestions to get you started.
- Choose one designated date and time each week to plan meals before shopping. This will ensure you buy the proper ingredients for your meals.
- Make sure each meal includes protein, carbs, fats and fiber.
- Prep some foods in advance to save time during the week. You can go as far as cooking everything, or simply chopping your veggies in advance.
- Cook from scratch when you can. This will result in more vitamins and less sodium in your meals.
Most people don’t eat enough non-starchy vegetables so try to bulk up your meals with these foods
- green beans
- salad green
- brussel sprouts
And don’t forget, you can enjoy all of your favorite foods still! Just make them healthier by adding vegetables and controlling portion sizes!