Why do we meal prep?
Why do we focus on meal preparation?
We do bang on about it a bit. And if you’re used to being in an office and popping out on your lunch break to pick up a sandwich or salad, then it might feel a bit too much like hard work. Even if you’re used to packing your own lunch and heading out for the day, thinking about Thursday’s lunch on Sunday evening probably feels like too much of a mindset change.
We hear you, and we sympathise. Not too long ago, we were in a similar place: pulling together lunches for children and spouses and ourselves at the last minute (or while wolfing down granola at 7am). We didn’t immediately jump to having a menu plan for the week and feeling (a little) smug that we were all sorted for 5 days of stress-free lunches.
It’s a process, making small changes over time, and we’re here to help. As an easy way to get you started, why not sign up for our Immune-boosting recipe book? You’ll be eased into the wonders of meal prep ideas, and have 5 days of recipes which focus on giving your immune system a kick (and who doesn’t need that at this time of year?).
But why should you bother? Why not just throw a sandwich together before heading back to your desk?
Well, you can do that, sure (don’t tell anyone but it has been known to happen at ABS Towers every now and then!), but here’s why a little meal prep is a lot of help: