Meal Planning: How I set myself up for success while saving time and Money.
When I first started eating better I had absolutely no idea how to approach it. I was under the impression that I was already eating pretty healthy, and at times I was. I knew the basics, but I needed to learn more about nutrition in general. I lacked knowledge in what foods I should be pairing together, what times I should eat, and sticking to proper portion sizes. I basically had to re-train my body , and mind HOW to eat. So I figured out a clean eating meal plan and got to work. If you would like to see my post about what a days worth of meals looks like for me you can click here. I soon realized that WHAT I was eating was really only half the battle. The most important part of my meal plan, was planning for my meal plan. Ever heard the phrase, "fail to plan, plan to fail"? SPOT ON. To get organized I take 2-3 hours every week to plan my meals and do my shopping. I schedule this time as if it was an important meeting with a client. If you think about it the mee