When you open your freezer what do you see?
Is it all half eaten containers of chocolate chip cookie dough and Neapolitan? Is it a frozen bags of peas, some fish fingers and a few half-hearted attempts at organisation with some iced-over Tupperwear containers of spag bol?
Or is it this:
No croup attacks last night (yay!!), so it’s back to our regularly scheduled programming. ???? Hubby is putting up drywall and I just finished these bags of food prep. I was supposed to go to a freezer meal making party Saturday, but didn’t get to since we were all sick. Now I’m playing catch-up and I am super excited about getting these meals in my freezer! #freezermeals #freezercooking #keepingitreal #keepitsimple
Now there are a lot of things I try not to be envious of. Other people’s cars, lifestyles, their ability to leave their kids’ leftover Easter Eggs untouched in the fridge for weeks on end. These things I can deal with.
Different strokes for different folks. But one thing that is making me gag with envy these days is the incredible skills of the food prep parents:
Half my meal prep done for the week. Feels so good! #mealplan #mealprep #mealtime #mealplans #mealpreplife #mealprepping #mealpreptime #mealpreplife #eatclean #instafit #nutrition #vegetables #goodfood #fitness #health #healthyeating #instapic #instafood #instadaily A photo posted by Meal Prep Mumma (@mealprepmumma) on Oct 19, 2015 at 4:50am PDT
Have you seen the hashtags? #mealprep #foodprep? There are hundreds of thousands of Instagram posts devoted to it. There are Facebook groups and Pinterest pages. There is a cult of people right around the world who spend their Sunday afternoons baking, stirring, blending and mushing up a storm of meals to be ready for the week ahead.
SERIOUS #SundayMealPrep going on today for the little mister! We’ve got the following: • peas • spinach • beets • red bell pepper • butternut squash • peaches • pears • mango • avocado • carrots • chicken breast • coho salmon • almond butter Mixes and combinations will be posted in the future! ????For me, it’s much nicer to get everything diced, peeled, chopped, etc. before I begin cooking. That way you can visualize what you have to work with and decide on how you’ll prepare each food. A photo posted by Meal Prep For Kids ???????????????????????? (@mealprepforkids) on Mar 13, 2016 at 8:18am PDT