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meal prepping tips

August 17 2016 by Jess

Life gets busy sometimes so we asked our nutritionist for her best meal prepping tips to supercharge our Sundays! Meal prepping on a Sunday is a great way to make it easier to stick with healthy habits during the week. Meal prepping for the whole week might seem like a lot of work but Jess is sharing her best tips to help you plan for a week of healthy eating to stick with your goals and save money!

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If you work long hours in a high-stress job and often find you have no energy to plan healthy dinners or food for the following day then I highly recommend you get in the habit of meal prepping on Sunday.

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a nutritionist's grocery list
salad prep
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By cooking in large batches for the week you can easily control the quality and amount of oil, salt and fresh produce you use. Plus as an added bonus you will save money too!

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jess quinoa salad healthy recipe meal prep
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Meal prepping is one of those life habits that’s worth sticking with… the health benefits for your mind and body far outweigh the energy required to get in the swing of it.

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two of Jess’s go-to staples

I love opening a fridge to ready-made food, especially on the days I get home from work late and I’m starving!

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fresh veggies!

Chop carrots, cucumber, red pepper, celery, fennel, radishes and lettuce and keep them stored in a Tupperware dish so they’re ready for salads and snacks throughout the week.

“If you make a batch of hummus or guacamole you’ve got an instant go-to dipper whenever you need one.”

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roasted veggies!

Jess makes a batch of roasted veggies to jazz up her lunch salads or use them for dinner.

“My favorite combination is root veggies with some greens. I’ll chop carrots, sweet potatoes, fennel, and Brussels sprouts into bite-sized pieces, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with whatever herbs I have handy, and roast for about 30 minutes until browned.”

It can be difficult at first to get in the habit of meal prepping on Sunday but think of meal prepping as something to invest in yourself just like a work out. Plan to set aside some time every Sunday and schedule it into your weekend plans.

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By Jess, graze nutritionist.

Our nutritionist extraordinaire, Jess trained at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition and is a registered practitioner with the British Association for Applied Nutrition & Nutritional Therapy. She's the creator of our health badges, to help you choose the snacks and boxes that are right for you. Check out everything from Jess on our blog, with recipes and tricks to help you keep making better choices, or go to her website at jessntom.com for even more.

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