FINDING time to prepare dinner during the week on top of working full-time and homeschooling is certainly a real dilemma for some.
But a savvy mum has revealed how she prepares meals for the entire week in just 15 minutes on a Sunday.
The Australian mum said that every Sunday she will spend just 15 minutes in the kitchen, chopping up vegetables and bagging them to cook throughout the week.
She then neatly arranges them in her freezer in perfectly labelled zip-lock bags so she knows exactly what meal she can make.
The meals she preps include chicken laksa, stir fry, the vegetables for spaghetti carbonara, chow mein and spaghetti.
She shared her method on Facebook and other mums love the super simple idea, with many unable to believe they’re so quick to prepare.
“Meal prep Sunday,” she posted.
“15 minutes in the kitchen chopping up veggies. Into zip-lock bags and into the freezer.
“Quick defrost and into the frying pan. Convenient for those weekday meals!”
The post was seen and liked by thousands who agreed it was definitely something worth trying themselves.
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Many suggested it was a good way to avoid food waste and it obviously saves loads of time during the week.
“Wow, this is an awesome idea! Especially when it gets to the end of the week and you have to rush to use the veggies before they start going bad!” one wrote.
While another woman said the mum was her “spirit animal” and thanked her for sharing,
Few questioned whether the veg would last as some, particularly mushroom, don’t freeze well
The poster admitted: “They can be a little soggy but I don’t mind my veggies soft. I can’t eat them crunchy.”
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