Mel Timmer from NSW’s Central Coast is aware of all too nicely how meal prepping from the Healthy Mummy App saves her TIME and MONEY and retains her on monitor together with her well being targets!
Having beforehand misplaced 39 kilos on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, this busy mum of two just lately prepped 110 serves of wholesome meals and snacks which is able to give her per week’s price of meals! Not solely that, it solely took her 4 hours, and value her simply $99 in components!
See what she made beneath
Mel’s Wholesome Mummy Meal Plan
There are heaps of various kinds of meal plans obtainable within the Healthy Mummy App, which can be all totally customisable. Mel makes use of the 1500 calorie Finances And Timesaver meal plan and customises the plan to swimsuit what she already has within the fridge of pantry.
You can see a full list of meal plans here
She explains ‘I wish to typically swap out my meals with what I’ve available with components. I chosen meals from my meal plan that have been customised for my style buds and what I had in my pantry. Some have been meals I’ve had earlier than or made earlier than so I do know I like them and they’re fast and simple to make.’
Having already had weight reduction success, Mel makes use of meal prepping from the Healthy Mummy App as a means of making certain she has a fridge and freezer filled with wholesome meals for the week, in order that she will keep her present weight.
‘Once I’m busy and in a rush, I can simply seize my meals and run, I’m not stopping at takeaways for a fast repair, it’s there and carried out plus it takes all of the guess work out of what am I consuming tonight.’
Mel has saved over $5000 a yr by meal prepping
Mel reveals that spending a couple of hours every week within the kitchen prepping wholesome meals, not solely saves her time through the week, it has additionally saved her some severe money.
‘I used to spend $350 per week on searching for meals – I now spend $200 or below so a minimum of $150 much less. So I’ve saved over $5000 a yr on meal prep.’
Mel’s ideas for saving cash
- Utilizing components which can be in season
- Utilizing components low on price however nonetheless helpful for well being, like oats, wholemeal flour, frozen veg for stirfrys,
- Bulk up recipes with canned veg like, lentils, chick peas.
This meal prep took simply 4 hours with the components costing simply $99 for 110 meals and snacks!
What Mel made
Mel’s High Ideas for Meal Prepping
1. Earlier than you begin clear your fridge out so you will have loads area to retailer your meals.
2. To avoid wasting time prepping learn by means of your recipes and strategies, any jobs that will take time like cooking rice, or soaking dates, try this first so that you’re not ready round.
3. Clear as you go so your not overwhelmed with a giant mess.
4. Be sure to have containers earlier than you begin and seize a sharpy so if it’s worthwhile to write the meals on the surface you recognize what they’re. Noting the energy can be useful to trace your each day energy.
5. Be sure to’re meal prepping a superb number of primary meals, snacks and brekkie, lunch and dinner so you will have a superb selection or totally different choices.
What Melissa eats every day to assist her keep her weight reduction
Melissa has misplaced 39kg (down from 107 to 68kg) on The Healthy Mummy plans and gained a lot physique confidence.
This stunning mum says she used to endure with extreme eczema, so dangerous that her pores and skin would bleed and he or she might by no means put on brief sleeves.
Since ingesting the Healthy Mummy smoothies and occurring a well being kick, her eczema has gone!
What Melissa has for breakfast:
“My mornings often begin off with some scrambled eggs, spinach, tomatoes, and mushrooms. I’ll have a tendency do swap between this and the premium shake with some milk and water.”
- Carrot sticks
- Bliss Balls
- Protein Shake
- Wholesome Mummy muffins
“Snacks often encompass, blended plates like carrot sticks, celery, dips, bliss balls or a protein shake or some muffins.”
- Tuna or Hen Salad
- Wholesome Mummy Smoothie
“Lunch is straightforward I often do a shake or tuna or hen salad. My salads are very beneficiant I like to eat so I be sure my plate is as vibrant as attainable.”
“Afternoon tea consists of a espresso so vital to maintain me going by means of that sluggish time. I additionally like to snack on yoghurt, berries or muffins.”
- Mexican recipe from the Healthy Mummy App
- Italian recipe from Wholesome Mummy App
“Dinner is my fave meal of the day. We have a tendency to like Mexican, a superb serve of protein and veg, salads, Italian or your conventional Aussie meals.”
- Darkish chocolate
- Protein pancakes from the Wholesome Mummy App.
“Dessert is both a couple of items of darkish chocolate, some protein pancakes, I like what number of choices there are within the app for pancakes.”
Shredding the kilos
Melissa says when she was trying to shred the kilos she would at all times change up her routine.
“I did a lot of high-intensity exercises, like HIIT, BOXING, SPRINTING undoubtedly received the kg off me. And including weight periods in between actually toned and received me feeling quite a bit stronger,” she says.
“What I used to be fuelling my physique with was an important issue for me in shredding kilos. Having a plan and at all times having a superb inventory of fundamental components like tuna, beetroot, child spinach, almond milk, smoothies, protein powders, rice muffins helped.”
“This fashion I knew I might at all times toss something collectively if I used to be time brief (which most days I’m).
“Having these components would go away me with a wholesome snack or meal for e.g. an awesome protein salad or smoothie. And naturally, I at all times have my Healthy Mummy frozen meals if I’m wanting one thing extra.”
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