Dinnertime can be a hectic time, at least at our house. If I had to pick one thing (other than meal planning) that helps decrease stress and calm the chaos during the dinner hour, it would be this: meal prep. The term “meal prep” is used fairly frequently in the food world these days, so allow me to walk you through my version of this.
I’ve shared how I plan our meals for the week, which makes my life exponentially easier. Meal prep takes meal planning a step further. I would get completely overwhelmed portioning out meals in square containers for the entire week, so I choose to focus on prepping meat and produce only. [Read more…]