Tag "meal prep"

How to cut down on food waste

You’ve done it again, you’ve cooked way too much and in the bin it goes. I don’t wanna be that person but c’mon, you’re wasting your time, your money and food. And we waste so much food. In 2015, Brits chucked away 7.3 million tonnes, or £13 billion worth, of perfectly edible food. Honestly, doesn’t the thought of that make you feel awful when there are people starving? It’s about time we

Things we learned in July

We’re at the end of July, meaning we’re inching closer to autumn and the promise of cooler weather. Obviously, when it is colder we will be desperate for a heatwave, but my melting brain cannot comprehend that right now. This month has been another good ‘un, with fab podcasts, posts and amazing competitions, including MAN v FAT Football’s St George’s Park tournament. Stay tuned for our highlights from the day, but

Healthy meal prep recipes: 7 amazing meals for making ahead

We’ve had quite the focus on meal prep recently, just because it’s honestly a really helpful thing you can do to help maximise your weight loss chances. But whenever I set aside some time to do it, I always seem to end up with the same old meals that all come from a pack of mince. Bolognese, chilli, lasagne – they’re the holy trinity of make-ahead meals. Why? Well, it’s so

7 things that will make meal prep easier

When you meal prep, you mean business. You’re a man with a plan and you’re not leaving anything to chance – you’re going to do whatever you can to see that number on the scale go down at your next weigh in. But meal prepping with your old, beaten up Tupperware is a slog, and if you’re serious about doing this, you’re going to need some shortcuts. Here are 7

Why you should be batch cooking

Like the Robin to your Batman, the Watson to your Holmes, the Jesse Pinkman to your Walter White – batch cooking needs to become your BFF, or at least your sidekick. What is batch cooking?  Batch cooking is cooking extra portions alongside the meal you’re eating. I know what you’re thinking – how is this any different to meal prepping? As you may have seen on our recent beginner’s guide