I really do. Breakfast I’m pretty good at making healthy choices and my lunches switch between salads and crudité with dip and a side of 3-4 ounces of lean protein. But dinners…oh goodness…they are my weakness.
I really don’t know how people start doing meal planning because I feel lost. I want to have fun dinners and stuff that are quick…but if they are quick, they are not yummy or fun. Bah.
I have been reading cook books like crazy these past few weeks, too…and I feel even more overwhelmed with all of the choices and ingredients and it also makes me realize what little cooking skills I have. lol
To add a bit of a twist, I get home much later than I used to at this job. By the time I get home, I have even less patience to to cook and I normally start munching whatever is nearby (and of course, that always seems to be ice cream) until whatever crappy dinner is made. By the time said dinner is made, I have to eat quick because i need things to settle in my stomach before going for a run.
This weekend, however, I’m going to knuckle down and FINALLY do some proper meal planning. My goal is to cook twice a week: Sunday and Tuesday or Wednesday and maybe a make ahead pizza or pasta as an easy, fun, post work dinner on Friday. I’m hoping to also find a yummy post work snack that isn’t crudité or fruit to munch on while I am prepping dinner.
Any suggestions? Thoughts? Advice? Recipes to share? Let me know in the comments!