Meal Planning vs. Meal Prepping
By: Rebecca Walburn
There is a world of difference between having a meal plan and having to meal prep. I’ve been on a fat loss journey for some time so I know that nutrition is the key to reaching my goals. I’m no stranger to Meal Prep Sunday. That is the day where my husband and I sit down and plan and prepare for the week ahead. We would sit down to make a grocery list of what we wanted to eat, one of us would go shopping pick up everything, and then we would spend the rest of the day measuring, weighing, and portioning the food. It was an all-day event. After meal prepping several times, the same meals come up on the menu because it’s easier to repeat than to have to figure everything again out for another meal. Even with repeating the same meals, the time invested is significant. I can’t tell you how many hours we spent in the kitchen trying to get the meals figured out to where they were nutritionally hitting my goals.
Fresh ‘N Fit Cuisine has been a game changer for meal planning. The meals are portioned with nutrition in mind. All of the nutrition information for the meal, including macronutrients and calories, is already calculated and listed on the packaging! I love the fact that even before I order, I can look on the website and see the nutritional content and plan my week using that information.
The time saved following the meal plans from Fresh ‘N Fit vs. the time spent performing traditional meal prep is phenomenal.
Instead of planning my day around preparing food, I sit for 15 minutes and plan the week out and then it’s done. That’s it. I know what I’m eating for the rest of the week. No more spending Sunday in the kitchen with two cooks trying to get the week figured out. We have an entire afternoon to spend time with the family. That is everything to me. Sure, I could continue with traditional meal prep and get the results I need, but when time is so valuable, why would I? Fresh ‘N Fit helps make the journey less stressful and allows me to enjoy more time on the weekend doing what I enjoy doing. Words can’t describe how much I enjoy spending the time with the family instead of in the kitchen.
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