Updated: Dec 9, 2020
Preparing meals for a full week ahead is a great way to eat healthy when you are on the go, but there are other great benefits, too.
Portion Control Dividing your meals up into smaller containers helps to control how much you eat, versus what you may end up eating if you grab lunch or breakfast on the go.
Money Saved Meal prep helps you avoid impulse buying and eating out. Buying in bulk is also a great way to save.
Manage Calorie Intake Meal prep allows you to choose all of the ingredients that go into your body, so there are never any surprises or sneaky calories, like those you may find in a grab & go or takeout meal.
Save Time Preparing all of your food at once requires some time, but you save time on the days you would regularly be heading out to buy something fast. Use that extra time to relax and enjoy your meal!
Another great benefit of preparing your meals ahead of time is that you may end up inspiring a friend, coworker, or family member to do the same.
“If you keep good food in your fridge, you will eat good food.” -Errick McAdams