Meal Planning Made Easy. One way to stay on your diet is to PLAN, PLAN and PLAN again.

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Meal Planning Made Easy. One way to stay on your diet is to PLAN, PLAN and PLAN again.

May 11, 2019 Food Yum Yum 0

Planning healthy meals ahead of time can help you stick to a healthy eating style. If you’re new to meal planning, start small and work up to more.

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Map out your meals

Outline meals you plan to eat for the week and use it as a guide. Be sure to list beverages and snacks too!

 

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Find balance

If you have veggies, dairy, and protein at one meal, include fruit and grains in the next to cover all 5 food groups.

 

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Vary protein foods

Choose a variety of protein foods throughout the week. If you have chicken one day, try seafood, beans, lean meat, or eggs other days.

 

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Make a grocery list, very important!!!

Start by listing ingredients for meals you plan to make. Cross off items you already have on hand.

 

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Love your leftovers. Sometimes they taste better the second time.

Prepare enough of a dish to eat multiple times during the week. Making leftovers part of your plan can save money and time.

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