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Meal Prep to Make Resolutions a Reality - Cool Gear Blog
New year, new you! It’s the phrase that echoes every year after January 1st and is often met with aggressive diets and ambitious gym memberships, or doubtful eye-rolls and a recommitment to sweatpants. Rather than focusing on the daunting task of going 0-60 on workouts and diets, streamline your daily routine and incorporate healthy meal prep to make a sustainable change to your everyday habits. We’re sharing some tips and healthy recipes that can be prepared ahead so you’re ready to go about your day without being tempted by the quick, but unhealthy fast food options that are all around. The biggest things to keep in mind are: planning (set your budget, decide on meals that cross-utilize ingredients, and write up a grocery list), preparing (grocery shop before the work week begins), and portioning (ensure you are getting the right amounts of nutritious ingredients balanced with items to keep your taste buds satisfied and cravings at bay). Breakfast Cereal makes for a quick and satisfying breakfast, but most store-bought options are loaded with sugar and other additives that don’t make for a great way to start the day. Instead of purchasing off-the-shelf, satisfy your sweet/crunch cravings and take the extra …