Bulk Meal Preppin

IMG_0709Bulk Meal Preppin Monday’s

I much rather meal prep on Monday’s than the usual Sunday. I choose to spend my Sunday’s with hubs and baby Cruz!

And when I say meal prep I really mean bulk meal prep. I cook things in bulk rather than making the same individual meals for the week. I get sick of eating the same exact thing each day so I make tons of protein and carb options & lots of snacks.

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This week’s bulk prep

•Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – Recipe here

Turmeric Brown Rice – Recipe here (just add turmeric once cooked)

Banana Chia Seed Pudding – Recipe here

Black Bean Hummus
Ingredients:1 can black beans, 2 tbsp tahini, 1 garlic clove, 2 tbsp cilantro, 1 jalapeno, ~1/8-1/4 cup water
Directions: Combine all ingredients EXCEPT WATER and blend. Add few tablespoons of water at a time until you reach desired consistency. Topped with micro greens.

Overnight Steel Cut Oats with Sautéed Apples + PB
Ingredients: 1/4 cup steel cut oats, 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk, sliced apple, 2 tbsp pb
Directions: In a bowl combine steel cut oats and almond milk. Microwave for 2-3 mins, stirring every 30-45 seconds (keep a close eye so almond milk doesn’t boil over). Transfer oats to a bowl or mason jar that has a lid. Top with sautéed apples and peanut butter. Refrigerate overnight and heat up in the morning.

Quinoa – Recipe here

Whole Wheat Waffles – Recipe here (freeze once cooled down)
Waffle recipes: Waffle taco, Waffle with sautéed apples + pb sauce, Poached egg waffle sandwich

Meanwhile…

Bulk prepping was SUPER difficult today because of Cruz. Every second I put her down she started to cry. I would’ve loved to bulk prep a few more things (grilled chicken, roasted chickpeas) but I did the best I could.

She’s lucky she’s so damn cute!

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