There’s no substitute for being prepared.
All too often, people try getting into tracking their food, prepping, and planning by cooking daily (which takes some time when you think about it) and then get stressed out by not having food ready or trying to do it all at once.
While it’s a process and takes some time to learn, it’s actually meant to teach routine so people can have less stress and focus their energy on things that actually matter in life.
Creating your own meal plans and have food you won’t get sick of basically boils down to one mindset approach when you think about food:
– The foods you eat (a protein source, a fat source, & a carb source) are simply ingredients. You take enough of each ingredient to hit your macros, plan your meals, and do it daily. It’s called a “meal *plan*” because it’s meant to be done ahead of time to take out the guesswork.
As someone who has been doing this for years and has become second nature, here are a few things you need to know to make meal-planning and prepping fool-proof and easier for you.