How To Meal Prep The Healthiest Lunches (Step-By-Step Guide)

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I don’t have time to make lunches, eating healthy is too expensive, I don’t know how to cook a healthy lunch.

Have you ever said these excuses?

If so you can kiss them goodbye. Yeah for good.

Step into my house with my wife and I as we show you a very easy, fast and affordable way to make 10 of the Healthiest Lunches In Just 30-45 minutes.

Wait, you don’t have 30-45 minutes? Stop it. Your not the president. Suck it up and make time.

Ok here we go:

Let’s break this down step by step:

1 ) Stop watching Game of Thrones, get in the car and drive to the grocery store.

2) Buy boneless chicken breast

Here is the one we get every time:

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3. Buy a big package of Spinach.

Here’s what we get:

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4. Buy Cucumbers:

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5. Buy Tomatoes

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6. Buy These Thing Too: 

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7. Get Back To The Crib! 

First thing’s first:

Get in the groove. Here is our playlist that we crank throughout the house. I think you can tell from the video that we make this fun. Why not?

Now we are in the right state of mind. Let’s get to preppin.

8. Marinade Chicken

Take out chicken and marinade with Italian dressing inside ziploc bag.

Add about 1 cup of Italian Dressing then put it back in fridge for 6-8 hours. I usually do this the night before but if you are crunched for time you can just do it in the morning.

9. Fire up the grill!

I use charcoal because I’m cool like that but a gas grill will definitely get the job done. It’s up to you!

Oh yeah, I’m a dad now so I wear crocs. Hell yeah….

10. Bust out the goods!

Get the chicken out and place on to a pan for at least 5-10 minutes at room temp before you grill it.

Get out the salad, tupperware, 7 Tomatoes, 5 mini cucumbers and 1/2 of an onion.

11. Cut em up!

Cut the veggies up pretty small pieces and place them each in their own dish.

12. Take your organic black beans.

Rinse em in cold water and drain, should take you 2 seconds.

13. Grill it up!

Now that the grill is hot, place the chicken on the grill and cook for 6-8 minutes per side.

14. Get the chicken off the grill and tent.

This is a trick to get the juiciest chicken ever. Take tin foil and wrap all of your chicken inside the tin foil immediately after taking it off the grill. Let it “tent” inside the tin foil for 5 minutes. You won’t regret this move.

15. Cut that chicken up!

Don’t be a douche, if your dog is near ya hook him up with a little somethin somethin!

16. Put it all together in the tupperware!

-Add spinach 

-Add chicken 

-Add the beans

-Add tomatoes

-Add 1 Tbsp of hemp hearts to each salad 

-Add 1 Tbsp of chia seeds to each salad

16. Put em in the fridge!

You will feel so accomplished when you look at your fridge.

17. Sip wine and dance in the kitchen! This the most important step.

Bing Bang Boom! You are done and have an entire week’s worth of healthy lunches ready to go! Not so hard right?

Let’s look at what you just created:

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That is a lunch that will give you big time energy and prevent that “afternoon crash” that people tend to get around 2 or 3:00 PM.

Try this meal prep tactic out and watch the fat fall off your body, your abs come ripping through your shirt and your energy staying through the roof!

Chase It!

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