For those intending to eat healthy, finding time to cook can often be an obstacle that is difficult to overcome. Fortunately, most of us can find some time during the week that we can dedicate to cooking, so you may be able to prepare your meals in advance. There are certain planning steps you should take into account. List the food that you want to prepare, to ensure you have both variety and sufficient nutritional value in the meals on a daily basis.
- An app, such as the WW app, can help you decide what to make based on ingredients on hand.
- Organize your use of the oven and stovetop and use a shopping list so you don’t forget ingredients.
- Choose storage containers with the appropriate features: airtight, BPA-free, microwaveable, and freezer-safe.
“For instance, make-ahead breakfasts might work best if you’re looking to streamline your morning routine. On the other hand, keeping batch-cooked meals in your freezer is particularly handy for those who have limited time in the evenings.”