Meal preparation is probably one of the best life hacks to start implementing if you want to look and feel healthier. It allows for you to eat your favourite meals while pre-determined portion sizes ensure you don’t overindulge.
Having a collection of well-balanced meals on hand will help you regulate what you eat and help you stay on track with your personal diet goals. It really is a game changer and can make your week so much easier in so many ways.
1. You’ll save time
Instead of wasting time trying to figure out what to cook, or whether you should order takeout, meal prepping assures that you always have a little meal waiting patiently for you on your lunch break or when you arrive home.
2. You’ll save money
Eating healthy tends to get a bad reputation for being overly expensive. But meal prepping saves money because you can buy ingredients in bulk, freeze extra food for later, and spend less money eating out.
3. You can better manage your portion sizes
It’s simple really. So many people are overeating each day and consuming more calories than necessary to maintain a healthy diet. When you prepare your own food, you’re able to control your portions, and you know exactly what ingredients you’re putting in your body. Because of this, meal prepping has become the new go-to habit for reaching your weight loss goals
4. You’ll lower your stress levels
Figuring out what to make for dinner may seem harmless, but for some people, struggling with this every day can be stressful and overwhelming, especially if you have a family! When you meal prep for the week, you don’t have to engage in that battle every day.
5. You’ll create a better relationship with food
You’ll learn more about nutrition and how to treat food for what it is: energy and nutrients. You learn to eat only when you’re hungry instead of making unwise decisions in a rush.
In order to benefit from this life hack, you’ll need to schedule Your Prep Time
For instance, eating healthy meals with your family each day can be easier if you meal prep over the weekend. Whether you are cooking for friends, for yourself, or for your entire family, you can save money, time and energy by taking the time to plan future meals.
Meal prepping might take some getting used to at first but if you implement some strategies to save time and allow for some improvisation, you’ll be able to avoid ordering take away most of the time and put a step in the right direction toward being a healthier you.
Check out this 5 step guide to successful food prep
Still not sure you have the time or inclination?
Why not let us do it for you?
That’s right – To make things really easy, you can purchase chef prepared meals direct from the hii studio for as little as £4.95 per meal.
Contact one of the team to find out more.