I really do try and plan during the weekend for my week ahead. Some days are better than others!
For instance, we all know that I do my salad prep and store in canning jars ... and if I'm thinking ahead, I will make some salad dressing too (lately, it's been 1/2 olive oil, 1/2 balsamic vinegar and a dash of salt ... shake well, put a lid on it and there you go ... perfect, light, nice) ...
I do some batch cooking, a little extra chicken when I grill. I make a ton more veggies than I think we will eat (especially if we are grilling them!). Same with other meats (oh, evil jungle salad with leftover steak!) ... I make it a point to cut the meat up after it's cooled to eliminate THAT step in the mornings too!
And, oh, lets not forget about cooking and freezing extra pasta!
I've discovered that the grain free biscuits freeze GREAT so that's on my list of things to make ahead (not sure how long they'd keep on the counter, they do feel a little 'moist' the next day, so I just freeze them).
And then there's the eggs. I've been seeing this stuff about cooking eggs in the oven in your muffin tins. Heh. Gonna have to put that on my list of things to try. Oh wait, it already is!!
What are you doing to prep ahead for the week?
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