Armed to the Heart - Military Women, Work-life Balance, Female Veterans, Christian Moms, Pregnancy and Postpartum
62. 5 Ways to SIMPLIFY the Process to Get Healthy Meals on the Table as a Busy Mom (and 6 Mistakes to Avoid!)
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Today we're diving into PART 2 of my 6-step Meal Planning and Prep System, and all the tips, hacks, and time-saving strategies that help me consistently prioritize my nutrition as a busy military mom, and get a variety of healthy, delicious meals on the table for our family, WITHOUT all the stress & hassle.
Today's episode builds on those 6 steps, with 5 ways to make cooking even easier & simpler, and the 6 biggest pitfalls I've fallen into and see that keep us stuck, overwhelmed, or make it hard to be consistent in our healthy habits like meal planning & prep -- even when we have big fitness goals or all the best intentions to stick with it.
I used to spend HOURS searching Pinterest and blogs to find quick, easy, healthy recipes to try, until I found a system that actually works.
I know how stressful it can be to be the one to carry so much of the physical and invisible mental load of being the one responsible for planning, shopping, cooking, and keeping track of all the meals for you and your family. Of trying your best to feed your picky little ones what they'll actually eat, trying to maintain a milk supply while also trying to lose weight postpartum and get back to the military fitness standards or get after your health & fitness goals, and getting food on the table as quickly as you can after a long day of work to leave some time for quality time as a family before the bedtime routine, slaving away over the stovetop while your babies are crying for you & hanging on your legs when you have barely any energy or patience left in your tank because you haven't had a break all day...I get it.
I did not realize how hard I was making this on myself, until I finally figured out a system that cuts out all the extra time & energy I was spending, and helped me feel a million times less stressed about how to fit nutrition into my busy life. So that's what I'm sharing with you today to give you these shortcuts & hacks too.
If you're ready to SIMPLIFY nutrition for you and your family and fit this into your crazy life to minimize the stress and anxiety around "what's for dinner", and pour into your family & your fitness goals by prioritizing eating healthy, then this 2-part series is for you!
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