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Meal Plan and Prep for Busy Moms


Meal planning and prepping can be a tad bit overwhelming. The idea of planning out each meal and snack, and pre-cutting all of your meats, vegetables, and fruits can seem like a lot of work! I’ll be honest here, it IS a lot of work!You might have heard people say that meal planning will save you time. I am going to disagree and tell you that you will probably spend the same amount of time (maybe even a little bit more)!So, why then am I telling you that you SHOULD be meal planning? Why would anyone want to spend more time and more work on making meals that are going to be made anyways?This Post may contain affiliate links. See my full disclosure here.Well, let me tell you the difference. Meal planning isn’t necessarily about saving yourself time or effort. It is about carving out ONE chunk of time to prepare meals. Then when it comes down to meal time, everything is all ready to cook and serve. No cutting, no measuring, no mixing, no thinking, no fuss!While meal planning may take a little more time, it will save you the time…

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5 Days of Crock Pot Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less + Why Every Mom Should Meal Plan


Hey mamas! It’s meal plan Monday! This week is dedicated to WHY I love meal planning so much! I will get to that in just a second, but first I want to give you a glance at next week’s post, which I am really excited about!Don’t Miss Next Week’s Post!Next week, I will go into detail about HOW I save several hours throughout the week by prepping my meals and snacks for the week. I promise you don’t want to miss the amazing tips I have for you so sign up to receive this post and other time saving tips straight to your inbox!Why I Love Meal Planning!This post may contain affiliate links!So mamas, I’m sure I don’t need to go into much detail about WHY I love meal planning. I mean, if you are a mom, you are probably busy. And if you are busy, you are probably looking for a way to save time.I recently watched an online conference called The Mom Conference. It was totally amazing and life changing!One of the speakers talked about different types of tasks we all have to do…

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5 Day Low Carb Family Friendly Meal Plan


I am so very excited to start sharing weekly meal plans for all of you busy mamas! One thing I know that I struggle with as a mom is coming up with meals that meet some very specific criteria.One: The meals must be quick and easy. As a mom I am usually making dinner while tending to my two young children. Anything that requires a lot of time or thought is a no go.Two: Healthy. I strive to feed my family healthy meals that meet their nutritional needs. I find it hard to find healthy meals that my kids will actually enjoy.Three: Kids will at least attempt to eat it. I usually know what my kids will attempt to eat and what they won’t be touching. However, I want to be sure to introduce them to healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. So, I usually have to get creative!Four: Variety. I often find myself making the same meals over and over again out of convenience. Sometimes, while making my grocery list, I honestly just cannot think of new meals to cook.Five: Frugal. It is easy to spend a fortune on groceries each week. As…