I’m not going to lie – meal prep can be tough. Sure, I love to eat healthy and balanced meals, but all the time and effort put into deciding on meals at the beginning of the week, going to the store, and then prepping food is a pain. Plus, there is the added waste when items get moldy or rotten before I can use them.
If you’ve had the same experience, I’m happy to report that there’s a better way. Preparing for weekly meals is made easier by selecting weekly staples from a list of ingredients that are sure to last. Here are 17 foods perfect for the task.