Mealprep week 8

If you want to start mealprepping/mealplanning yourself, I uploaded a printable mealprep planner on my mealprep page for you to use, have fun!

Another week, another mealprep! I´ll write something about my experiences with the raw vegan week soon. To be short about it: I loved the meals I made, but totally binged in the weekend. I find that restricting myself too much leads to the opposite! IMG_20150216_135528

So now about this week: I wanted a simple, but nutritious mealprep with a bit more vegetables and fruits (one of the things I learned from my raw vegan week). I always eat extra food on the days I go to the gym! If you want to calculate your exact needs, go to http://www.iifym.com.

  • Breakfast: Superseed oats with raspberries, blueberries and a banana
  • Snack: Questbar, carrots and cucumber
  • Lunch: steamed sweet potato, steamed chicken breast and steamed broccoli
  • Snack: walnuts, 1/2 bell pepper, apple
  • Dinner: yellow spicy quinoa, minced lean beef with mushrooms, onion and kale, sugar snaps and grape tomatoes
  • Snack: a pear

I took it super easy, not making bananabread and chosing meals that are cooked quickly. This way it is possible to make it really fast. This is how I did it:

I started in the morning making the breakfast oats, for the recipe look here. I always make it for 5 days and eat one right away. I divided the berries so I won’t be left with only a few on friday 😉 I shopped for my groceries which were super cheap this time! I started with putting the chicken, sweet potato and broccoli in the steamcooker. I cook the chicken for 60 minutes, but remove the layer of broccoli after 15 minutes and the layer of sweet potato after 20 minutes (I really adore this machine). In the meantime I cook the quinoa with maggi, curry powder and tumeric powder. I fried the onion in a nonstick pan together with the mushrooms. After this, I added the minced meat and only in the end 2-3 hands full of kale. When everything is cooling down I cut the veggies and put them in the tubs. Divided the rest of the meals in the tubs and of course made pictures!

I’m so looking forward to spring/summer! 20150216_113024I’m going to have a vegetable and herb patch on my balcony, I will keep you people updated! Here is a picture of my broccoli seeds getting ready to sprout! 🙂 Have a nice day everybody!

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16 thoughts on “Mealprep week 8

  1. This is FANTASTIC! Thank you! Just FYI: The first link on the mealprep page (Printable empty mealprep planner!) is a little off, it seems to have repeated the link.

    I’m going shopping tomorrow Let’s hope I can get this together!

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    • Yes, many people have that problem! There are some things you can do to make it less boring, but not too much time consuming. Take veggies that can be boiled/steamed together or can be eaten raw, so you can have different vegetables everyday without a lot of extra work. Choose meat/fish that have the same cooking time or can be baked in the oven at the same temperature. Change up your breakfast, it’s very easy to make egg muffins with a veg and salmon, which is a great alternative for oats or for people who want to eat less carbs. There are many ways to still mealprep but make it less boring! Good luck!

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  2. This is so handy! Looking forward to using this as well – I’m starting my ‘new week’ on Wednesday at the moment so will do my meal prep etc on Wednesday – will post about how it goes. Thank you ❤

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