My Top Tips To Save Time In The Kitchen

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If you're anything like me, you struggle to make lunch the night before and you often put it off until last minute aka....you never get around to it. This leads to bad last minute lunch choices at the office. Residual guilt? No thank you!

It took me WAY to long to discover the magic that is meal prep and I am DETERMINED to never let anyone make the same mistake I did on their own journey. That is why I am here to give you my TOP time saving tips that will also help you succeed and CRUSH your health and happiness goals!

Tip #1

Make a menu! Whether that is in a cute notebook, a chalkboard, or on a dang sticky note...it doesn't matter. Just do it! I promise you if you take the 30 minutes to find recipes you would LIKE to eat it will keep you motivated and you will actually enjoy eating! 

Added bonus? Having a plan will help you stick to your list and stay away from shiny objects at the grocery store (ie. everything pumpkin related, sorry not sorry). 

Tip #2

Rotate your meals.

Typically, I make 2-3 meals for the entire week! Breakfast is always the same but I will make 5 servings of each meal and rotate them for lunch and dinner. This helps if you are someone who gets bored of food quickly, and it also allows you to stay within your budget! 

Dishes aren't so bad this way either, just saying...

Tip #3

Invest in a solid set of tupperware. 

Seriously - I know that sounds incredibly silly and obvious but NOTHING is worse than having to wash the same container every single night.

Your time is worth something and tupperware is fairly inexpensive. 

 

I know that this can be time consuming, but I promise you it is worth it.

YOU are worth it!

Egg Roll In A Bowl

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So recently, I have decided to transition my diet to more whole and plant based foods. 

I'll let you in on a little secret...it's NOT easy. Alright, maybe that's not SO secret....

I found this recipe and seeing as I am trying to cut out the bad stuff (aka chinese food) I thought it might help satisfy those cravings! 

Obviously you can opt for real meat, but I made mine with beefless...beef.

Ingredients

* 2 cups slaw mix (or cabbage if you're feeling fancy)

* 1 cup shredded carrots

* 1 1/2 cups meatless meat (I use the beefless ground beef from Trader Joe's)

* Garlic, Onion, and Salt to season

* Coconut Aminos

Preparation

I am ALL about easy. brainless cooking and this recipe is DEFINITELY that. Just throw it in a skillet with some olive oil and cook! Obviously this is more exact if you use animal protein...

 

Special Note For My Fixers...

This recipe is 3 greens and 2 reds so ENJOY <3

The Yummiest Vegan Pizza You Ever Had....

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YOU GUYS 😱 I made the most DOPE pizza last night and I have to share it with you! It’s also pretty much completely vegan (except for the pesto - I couldn’t find vegan pesto at my Trader Joes’s...)
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Sauté kale, soy chorizo, onions, and garlic in some olive oil just long enough for the kale to be cooked so that it doesn’t burn in the oven.
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Top cauliflower crust pizza (courtesy of Trader Joe’s but you can use whatever kind you want) with pesto for the sauce, some more garlic slices, and shredded cheese (I used Trader Joe’s Almond Cheese - it was surprisingly REALLY good).
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Add your soy chorizo, kale, onion mixture on top. Finish with a little more cheese and then add black olives. 
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Pop in the oven at 450, but keep an eye on it so that it doesn’t burn. The cauliflower crust cooks quickly.
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Voila! 🍕

 

DISCLAIMER: I have since learned the almond cheese is not 100% vegan. You can obviously tweak this recipe to be completely vegan if needed. It will still taste INCREDIBLE.