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Today I’m gonna share with you my first attempt to meal prepping. I always wanted to start eating healthy but I don’t have the support I needed, my hubby is not into it and also the kids and also my mom, they love salt and always say that my cooking is tasteless. I know at some point salt is needed by our body, but we get it from other food such as chips and others.
I’m 38 now, desperately need to control my eating. So, I’m determined to start. Been watching meal prep videos on YouTube and I was trying to do the exact same thing, such as containers and all, then I never start waiting for having this and that 😌
Then last night I’ve done it. Finally! Like getting it off my chest 😂 I’m doing it differently with the same ideas. I cook several different food, keeping it separately, so I can mix match them instead of eating the same meal for the whole week.
Let’s get started so I can elaborate it more to you 👌
Coleslaw. I like all kinds of salad. I make this for snack or just add it to my meal.
Sauteed bok choy with a lot of garlic, love garlic 😁, and tomatoes (4 tomatoes).
I steam 1 kg of sweet potatoes.
Mashed potatoes without creamer. I just steamed it and mashed it with salt and pepper.
Brown rice. Cooked it in the rice cooker.
Chicken. I cut 500gr of boneless chicken breast into small cubes. Add a little of vegetable oil to the pan, add minced garlic (I don’t count, just a lot), add chicken, teriyaki sauce, oyster sauce, soy sauce, tomato sauce, pepper, a bit of water. All the sauces are just about a tablespoon. Cook it until the water is drying out. That’s all.
Steamed cauliflower and squash.
That’s it. That was all I was preparing. I could have mashed potatoes with chicken, cauliflower and coleslaw or brown rice with bok choy or anything I wanted. I can have a vegetarian menu also. Everyday will be a different meal 😉
What do you think? I’m just a starter and will be experimenting here and there. But I think it’s a good start.
If you’re anything like me, try this one. Don’t wait until you have everything you wanted (usually for trying to do the same as others), start with what you have. And if you want varieties, do it like I did, so you can mix your meal as you wanted, instead of eating the same for the whole week, which can be a downer.
If you have any other ideas or suggestions, please comment below. I’d love to hear from you. And if you finally start your meal prepping, please tag me on Instagram.
Thank you and see you soon 😘