Stacy Rody

Meal Prep, It’s Soooo Important!

Meal Prep Monday!

Just got done with our meal prep!  The hubby started his Test Group for 22 Minute Hard Corps today. I’m doing 5 days of clean eating with my girls!! Here’s the meals we are rocking for a few days:

?Baked butternut squash 1-?
? Steamed broccoli 1-?
? Broiled chicken 2- red containers
Shakeology is a protein () and avocado, cheese or hummus is a healthy fats (?)

Meal prep was not always easy and still isn’t.  It is a learned discipline and I still fight it.  I don’t want to prep meals for the whole week, but I know that I, and my family, have a good chance at failing if I don’t put in the work on Sunday!  So, I meal prep…no matter what.  Sometimes my husband helps me, other times, he takes down Christmas decorations like this time!  We try to work together and be productive.

I really think it has helped my husband a lot.  Meal prep really sets the tone for him, so that he doesn’t snack.  It also keeps me from going to the grocery store and buying a ton of items that are not on my list.  It keeps me focused.  Using the little containers with the three slots really helps too.  I know I need a high dense carb, a nutrient filled vegetable, and some serious protein.  I get the containers on Amazon, here is the link!  The grocery store’s got nothing on me!  I come prepared.

Here is my husband, Matt, taking us through what we bought at the store.

I Hate, with a capital “H”, counting calories so thinking of food in colors is way more up my alley. Love this!!!  Go get your meal prep done and feel good about the week ahead.  Don’t procrastinate, or it will hurt your goals.  This is a hard lesson I had to learn, but it has made all the difference, not only my life, but my family’s as well!

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