Meal Plan Perfection

I pride myself in doing some things right. One of those things is meal planning each week. But even I get sick of myself sometimes. So it was time to bring in some backup.

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My friend Kimmie Whitman who is a trainer at my gym told me of a new business she’s been working on helping clients meal plan. Tell me more I said! I liked what she said so much I decided to give it a try. Here is how it turned out:

  1. Kimmie sends you a grocery list for 3 dinners, lunches and snacks. I spent about $100 on the groceries.

  2. Next, you make an appointment for her to come to your house and tell you what to do with all these new and exciting items. No more plain roast chicken my friends, now we’re making chicken tortilla soup!

  3. Meal prepping is a lot like organizing. My clients often say to me “I know I can do this (organizing) but I just don’t” I feel the same way about prepping food for the week. I can chop vegetables and meat but for some reason I just don’t. It was so nice to have someone here to get me motivated, tell me what to do and make it fun and fast!

  4. I also learned little tips and tricks for everything from making bone broth to how to get the perfect peel on a hard boiled egg (ice bath).

  5. I was honestly excited to make dinner the first night. It literally took 2 minutes to put together and then heat it up. Plus it was good and a new menu item I would have never done on my own.

  6. Having snacks and lunches prepped has been a game changer for my ever evolving quest to eat healthy. I knew what to grab, how much of it to eat and I am not lying when I say I had energy all day (no 4 pm slump) and was never jonesing for sugar.

All in all, this was a great investment for me. I have new recipes I will continue to rotate, new knowledge about food and a new appreciation about the importance of taking time to prep food each week.

If you’d like to give it a try, check out Kimmie’s website Nutrition Kitchen and book an appointment.

Happy prepping!

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