Episode 23: Make-Ahead Meal Ideas podcast

In Episode 23: Make-Ahead Meal Ideas, we talk to Brierley Horton about make-ahead meals. Brierly shares tips on how to prep meals in advance, make-ahead breakfast and snack ideas, how to freeze meals and more. These tips and tricks will help you save time, money, and give you more time with the family.

Brierley is a registered dietitian and single mom of two, who was formally the Food & Nutrition Director for Cooking Light magazine where she spent her days coming up with healthy and quick recipe ideas for busy people. Before that, she was with EatingWell magazine. Now she freelances and works for various outlets writing, editing, and wearing her registered dietitian hat.

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So whether you are a seasoned champ at meal prep or if you are just getting started, these Make- Ahead Meal Ideas will have you and your family eating better in no time. From breakfast, snacks, full meals, and ones that you can toss in the freezer, we have all the tips and tricks for you!

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Healthy Bites!

Today, we’re snacking on some easy make-ahead egg muffins! These simple muffins can be made with your favorite veggies like our Mission for Nutrition partners Avocados From Mexico, Pero Family Farms® mini sweet peppers and Earthbound Farm® baby spinach!

Easy to mix and match and reheat for quick breakfasts all week. Watch the video and get the recipe on YouTube.

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Listen to Episode 23: Make-Ahead Meal Ideas

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Want to skip straight to a hot topic? See time stamps below. But of course, we recommend listening all the way through!

  • 1:11 Meet Brierley
  • 2:19 Staple make-ahead dinners
  • 6:04 Make-ahead snacks
  • 10:10 Healthy Bites Break with Mission For Nutrition Partners
  • 12:14 Breakfast meal prep ideas
  • 15:41 Freezer meals
  • 23:14 How to make time for meal planning

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