Meal Prep is the new Fast Food! Think about it. If you have a busy week, prepping for a few hours on Sunday can really set you up. All I have to do is grab my food out of the fridge and it’s good to go. This week I’m following the 21 Day Fix Eating Plan in 1,500-1,799 calorie bracket.

meal prep laid out

Here’s a look at my Monday, Wednesday & Friday Meals:

meal prep mon/wed/fri

Meal 1 (Breakfast): Shakeolgoy with a Banana, flaxseeds (not shown) and 2 tsp. almond butter (1 red, 2 purple, 1 orange, 2 tsp.) 

Meal 2 (Snack not shown): Oatmeal with cinnamon and an apple (2 yellow, 1 purple) 

Meal 3 (Lunch): Chicken power bowl – baked chicken, quinoa, broccoli, red onion, white mushrooms & bell peppers with 1 tsp. olive oil and liquid aminos (1 red, 1 green, 1 yellow, 1 tsp.) 

Meal 4 (Post-Workout): Bake trout seasoned with lemon & garlic @flavorgod and a side of green beans (1 red, 1 green)

Meal 5 (Dinner): Zoodles sautéed in 1 tsp. olive oil with shrimp & 1/4 an avocado (not shown) and a side of baby carrots (1 red, 2 greens, 1 blue, 1 tsp.)

Here’s a look at my Tuesday and Thursday Meals:

meal prep tue/thur

Meal 1 (Breakfast): Shakeolgoy with a Banana, flaxseeds (not shown) and 2 tsp. almond butter (1 red, 2 purple, 1 orange, 2 tsp.) 

Meal 2 (Snack not shown): Oatmeal with cinnamon and an apple (2 yellow, 1 purple) 

Meal 3 (Lunch): Ground turkey cooked with tomatoes, mushrooms, white onion & 1 tsp. olive oil served over zoodles with a side of sweet potato (1 red, 1 green, 1 yellow, 1 tsp.) 

Meal 4 (Post-Workout): Bake trout seasoned with lemon & garlic @flavorgod and a side of green beans (1 red, 1 green)

Meal 5 (Dinner): Tofu sautéed in 1 tsp. olive oil with bell peppers, snap peas, watercress, green beans & red onions in liquid aminos  & 1/4 an avocado (not shown) (1 red, 2 greens, 1 blue, 1 tsp.)

Grocery List: 

– 1 packet of tofu 

– 2 bags white mushroom 

– 1 red onion

– 1 white onion 

– 2 bags green beans  

– 3 red bell peppers

– 2 yellow bell peppers 

– trader joes pre-cut Asian veggies (or veggies you want to add with tofu, make sure there is nothing added!) 

– I bag broccoli 

– 1-2 containers of cherry tomatoes  

– 4-5 zuchinni 

– 2 avocados 

– 1 bag baby carrots 

– 5 bananas

– 5 apples 

– 2 small sweet potatoes 

– 1 bag red Quinoa 

– .75 lbs chicken 

– .75 lbs turkey 

– 1 lbs trout 

– .8-1 lbs small shrimp

– 5 packets shakeology

– almond butter 

– flaxseeds 

– oatmeal 

– cinnamon

– olive oil

– liquid aminos 

– lemon & garlic flavorgod seasoning 

Q: Where do you get the black containers?

A: Click here to buy the same containers from amazon.

Q: Do you get bored of eating the same thing every day?

A: No at all! I switch it up on a weekly basis and choose my healthy favorites that I don’t mind eating often. I also add different seasonings to keep things interesting (check out the 21 Day Fix & 21 Day Fix EXTREME eating plans for seasoning recipes).

Q: Do you pre-cook all your food at the beginning of the week or do you just cut it up and package it? Does the food stay fresh all week?

A: I personally like to pre-cook all my food! I keep it properly refrigerated and find that it stays fresh up to 5 days. If you prefer, you can totally freeze the last 2 days or cook 2-3 days at a time.

Q: Can you put any of these meals in the freezer?

A: I personally don’t but I know people who do but just remember to thaw it in time.

Q: So lost…use the colored containers and dump into the larger ones?

A: The colored containers are from 21 Day Fix/21 Day Fix EXTREME. I use it to help me measure out the proportions of all my food then put it into my black chefland containers for organization and mobility reasons.

Amanda
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