Meal Planning as a lifestyle

Maintain healthy eating habits by sticking to a meal plan

Finding a sustainable practice of eating healthy meals can turn your life upside down, in an incredible good way.

Talking from my own experience, eating healthy has helped me and my family to reach an optimal weight without even making an effort. If loosing weight is something you are looking for, your eating habits can be a reliable ally.

Boost your energy levels with healthy eating so that you can enjoy life to its full potential and reduce the overall risk of disease.

And what better way to get started than to plan your meals?

It often happens that when we are constrained by time, the ingredients we have at hand are limited or the hunger blurs our minds, the decisions we make about the food we eat are less fortunate. That’s alright, it happens to all of us. Imagine me or you, hungry in a supermarket, not knowing where to start while being surrounded by junk foods. Can you tell me how this ends? Don’t worry, you don’t have to. When you plan your meals you don’t find yourself in this type of situations. You usually know exactly what’s for dinner, you have healthy snacks at hand and complete control over calories and nutrients intake.

Save time by following a meal plan

It may feel that planning your meals takes a lot of time, but I promise you that it can actually save you a lot of time in the long run. If you opt for a predefined plan, meal planning can take just a few seconds!

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First of all, when you plan your meals in advance, you spend less time deciding on what to eat, counting calories and macros.

Meal planning reduces the number of trips you take to the supermarket. You can shop once, just before you start a plan.

Save money while meal planning

“Does meal planning save me money?”

The answer is a rock solid YES!

Have you ever found yourself in the front of the fridge at the end of a week, having to throw food away? Recent figures show that the average family in United States wastes 31.9% of the food it purchases. Plan your meals and you could save hundred of dollars every year.

Plan your meals and scratch out the foods you already have from your grocery list before shopping. Just try it for a while and you will find yourself less and less in a position of wasting food and money.

Meal planning is all about finding a sustainable practice of cooking meals that you enjoy and commit for a long period of time. Be kind to yourself, find your balance and enjoy every bite of food!



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Written by

Andreea Matei

Hi, I'm Andreea Matei, one of the founders. Calling me a foodie would be an understatement. I wholeheartedly embrace life through the realm of taste. My kitchen experiments are my superpower. For me, amazing food encompasses three dimensions: it must be crazy delicious, nutritious, and mindful of our animal friends and beautiful planet.