Kitchen Snapshot: Cooking Meals for the Week

I think that spending a Sunday afternoon cooking is one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself (and for your family)! I know that this is coming from someone who a) loves to cook and b) loves to cook, though. If spending time in the kitchen isn’t your favorite, cooking a week of meals ahead of time also has the following benefits:

  1. You save time during busy weeknights, because you can heat up your meals and go.
  2. You save money by having food prepped and ready (so you won’t have to resort to the ever-tempting takeout)!
  3. 99% percent of the time (I’ll admit I don’t have a reference to back up that statistic but…) it’s healthier for you to eat at home than going out.

So, to recap: If you spend a few hours on Saturday or Sunday cooking meals for the coming week, you’ll save time, money, and calories. I don’t see how you can lose!  Continue reading