A meal prep recipe you can start of with is your typical chicken and rice. Alternating brown, black, or white rice will ensure you keep your taste buds intrigued. There are also many different chicken recipes for your meal prep. From pesto chicken to sweet and sour chicken and everything in between, there are tons of recipes. Although switching up recipes can ensure you don’t get bored, it also ensures you receive the correct amount of vitamins, macro intake, and amino acids, among other things. Meal prep doesn’t have to be boring!
Amino Acids, Vitamins, and Minerals
Getting plenty of vitamins, amino acids, and minerals from a variety of food is crucial. Having a variety of protein is important to implement in your meal prep so you can get all different amino acids from each. For protein, you want to include chicken breast, fish, and even some red meats.
Start Meal Prep
So you just finished grocery shopping, have your recipes ready, and you’re real to meal prep. The first thing you need to do is start off by putting what will take the longest to cook/bake first. If you have say some beef or chicken get that started first. Other things such as veggies, even fish take very short time to be ready. Managing your time and multitasking is a good thing to keep in mind. Taking too long to meal prep can make meal prepping tedious and a drag. Meal prep isn’t just to get the right amounts of amino acids, vitamins, and macro intake but it’s also for convinience.
Get to eating!
In order to make sure you aren’t eating veggies getting old or forbid they get slimy, it’s a good idea to take into account what you are eating first. Squash, beets, etc. should be consumed first. The reason being, vegetables of that kind are more prone to get mushy. Vegetables such as broccoli, asparagus, or even brussel sprouts have a longer shelf life. These vegetables will stay fresher longer. Taking this into account, you can make your meal prep as effective as possible while keeping your food tasty and fresh.
Meal prepping is something that will ensure you’re feeding your body correctly aswell as being your best self. Correct levels of amino acids, The path to the perfect body not only starts with working out, it also starts with nutrition!