Mel Timmer from NSW’s Central Coast is aware of all too properly how meal prepping from the Healthy Mummy App saves her TIME and MONEY and retains her on observe together with her well being objectives!
Having beforehand misplaced 39 kilos on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, this busy mum of two lately prepped 110 serves of wholesome meals and snacks which can give her every week’s value of meals! Not solely that, it solely took her 4 hours, and price her simply $99 in elements!
See what she made under
Mel’s Healthy Mummy Meal Plan
There are heaps of various kinds of meal plans out there within the Healthy Mummy App, which might be all absolutely customisable. Mel makes use of the 1500 calorie Budget And Timesaver meal plan and customises the plan to swimsuit what she already has within the fridge of pantry.
You can see a full listing of meal plans right here
She explains ‘I like to sometimes swap out my meals with what I have on hand with ingredients. I selected meals from my meal plan that were customised for my taste buds and what I had in my pantry. Some were meals I’ve had earlier than or made earlier than so I do know I really like them and they're fast and straightforward 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.
‘When 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 executed 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 number of hours every week within the kitchen prepping wholesome meals, not solely saves her time throughout the week, it has additionally saved her some critical money.
‘I used to spend $350 a week on shopping for food – I now spend $200 or under so at least $150 less. So I’ve saved over $5000 a yr on meal prep.’
Mel’s ideas for saving cash
- Using elements which might be in season
- Using elements 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 elements costing simply $99 for 110 meals and snacks!
What Mel made
Mel’s Top Tips for Meal Prepping
1. Before you begin clear your fridge out so you've gotten loads house to retailer your meals.
2. To save time prepping learn by means of your recipes and strategies, any jobs which will take time like cooking rice, or soaking dates, do this first so that you’re not ready round.
3. Clean as you go so your not overwhelmed with a giant mess.
4. Make positive you've gotten containers earlier than you begin and seize a sharpy so if it is advisable write the meals on the skin you recognize what they're. Noting the energy may also be useful to trace your day by day energy.
5. Make positive you’re meal prepping number of major meals, snacks and brekkie, lunch and dinner so you've gotten 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 unhealthy that her pores and skin would bleed and she or he may by no means put on brief sleeves.
Since ingesting the Healthy Mummy smoothies and happening a well being kick, her eczema has gone!
What Melissa has for breakfast:
“My mornings usually start off with some scrambled eggs, spinach, tomatoes, and mushrooms. I’ll tend do swap between this and the premium shake with some milk and water.”
- Carrot sticks
- Bliss Balls
- Protein Shake
- Healthy Mummy muffins
“Snacks usually consist of, mixed plates like carrot sticks, celery, dips, bliss balls or a protein shake or some muffins.”
- Tuna or Chicken Salad
- Healthy Mummy Smoothie
“Lunch is simple I usually do a shake or tuna or chicken salad. My salads are very generous I love to eat so I make sure my plate is as colourful as possible.”
“Afternoon tea consists of a coffee so important to keep me going through that sluggish time. I also love to snack on yoghurt, berries or muffins.”
- Mexican recipe from the Healthy Mummy App
- Italian recipe from Healthy Mummy App
“Dinner is my fave meal of the day. We tend to love Mexican, a good serve of protein and veg, salads, Italian or your traditional Aussie foods.”
- Dark chocolate
- Protein pancakes from the Healthy Mummy App.
“Dessert is either a few pieces of dark chocolate, some protein pancakes, I love how many options there are in 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 lots of high-intensity workouts, like HIIT, BOXING, SPRINTING definitely got the kg off me. And adding weight sessions in between really toned and got me feeling a lot stronger,” she says.
“What I was fuelling my body with was the most important factor for me in shredding kilos. Having a plan and always having a good stock of basic ingredients like tuna, beetroot, baby spinach, almond milk, smoothies, protein powders, rice cakes helped.”
“This means I knew I may at all times toss something collectively if I used to be time brief (which most days I'm).
“Having those ingredients would leave me with a healthy snack or meal for e.g. a great protein salad or smoothie. And of course, I always have my Healthy Mummy frozen meals if I’m wanting something more.”
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