It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close! Between the family vacations, holidays and calendars being jam packed with all the summer activities, it feels like it’s over in the blink of an eye.
With the kids going back to school and the hustle and bustle of the weekdays coming back in full force, it can be daunting to think about what to make for meals. But getting back into your routine is a great reason to make your health a priority and work with your body to fuel it with foods that will keep you satisfied and energized.
I want to make your commitment to your health as easy as possible…and that’s where meal prepping comes into play. Meal prepping ahead of time is the easiest way to alleviate the stress when it comes to trying to eat healthier and sets you up for a successful week ahead. Navitas Organics Superfood Powders make it easy to up level your health with little effort. By adding these superfood powders to your recipes, you can be confident in your food choices, knowing that you are getting an added level of nutrients you may have missed otherwise.
Make a Prep-ahead Balanced Breakfast
We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eating a balanced breakfast helps stabilize your blood sugar and energy levels to give you the momentum to get through your day with sustained and natural energy. A great option for breakfast are Blueberry Walnut Muffins. These muffins are filled with nutritious ingredients that will leave you feeling full and satisfied.
The best part—you can batch cook these muffins by doubling the recipe and switching out the fruit to make two-dozen at a time. The muffins can be stored in the freezer for up to two months! The longevity of the muffins make them a great option for kids. On a busy morning, when you don’t have time to cook anything—not to worry, you have some hearty-healthy muffins in the freezer.
Have Healthy Snacks on Hand
Prepping protein balls or homemade granola once a week is one of the easiest ways to have snacks on hand that are convenient to grab on the go, delicious and nutritious. These Superfood Protein Balls are filled with immune-boosting properties to support your immune system all year round. Making these takes minimal effort, they're jammed packed with wholesome ingredients and they're easy to grab on the go.
Granola is another great snack to have throughout the week whenever you're craving something sweet, but also hearty and delicious. This Homemade Granola is made in less than 30 minutes and works great to spice up your yogurt or smoothies, or to just throw in a bowl in the morning, add your milk of choice and enjoy as cereal. If you’re still strapped for time, try Navitas Organics’ PB&J Power Snacks! They’re nutrient-dense bites that will give you the energy you need to start your day. Plus, they taste just like peanut butter and jelly!
These are just a few ideas, but there are so many great meal prep options out there! By making the commitment to yourself and your health, you are setting yourself up for success. You can count on having more balanced energy and concentration, stable moods, improved digestion, better sleep and more. By making your health a priority, you are showing up for yourself and your kids in such a HUGE way that is only beneficial. You’ve got this!
Holly Krack is a certified Institute of Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. She offers 1:1 health coaching to set you up with the tools to take radical responsibility for your life, your health and your wellness. She supports woman in developing a healthy lifestyle and routine in a realistic, maintainable and sustainable way that not only transforms their lives but leaves them feeling confident to make healthy choices for themselves and families.