Cook Once, Eat Twice

September 11th, 2012|Nutrition|Comments Off on Cook Once, Eat Twice

Batch cooking can save time during a busy week!

Prepare chicken breasts to be used for two or three different meals during the week.

Example:
Day 1- Grilled chicken, grilled zucchini, and brown rice.

Day 2-Shredded chicken tacos with leftover grilled chicken breasts.

Day 3-Salad with grilled chicken strips, bowl of fruit salad

Other good food items to cook once and store for use throughout the week:
•Hardboiled eggs (last 7 days in fridge)
•Dried Beans (last 4 days in fridge and 3 months in freezer)
•Whole Wheat Pasta or pasta (last 4 days in fridge and 3 months in freezer)
•Lean Ground Beef or ground turkey/chicken (lasts 4 days in fridge and 3 months in freezer)
•Steel-cutOatmeal (last 4 days in fridge and 4 months in freezer)
•Roasted Vegetables (cut up assorted veggies,
mix w/olive oil, garlic and pepper, and roast at 450, flipping once until
tender. Lasts 4 days in fridge or 3 months in freezer)