Let me start by saying that I am certainly not perfect when it comes to planning my meals. Sometimes I fail, sometimes I quit, sometimes I just eat junk food for a week because heck, we’re on vacation and I’ll start back up on Monday. But what I will admit is the fact that I do love planning my meals and attempting to make healthier decisions for my body. Throughout my nutrition and fitness journey, I have picked up a few tricks of the trade when it comes to making these healthier decisions, and what it looks like to choose a balanced life day-after-day. AKA, my “hidden secrets” to making a meal plan every week.
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Last week my best friend Rachel came to visit us. She was on spring break (she’s a Chicago Public School teacher) and decided to take a visit to NYC & D.C. for her vacation. Typically, when people come to visit a popular place, they want to do all of the popular tourist things. In the case of NYC, that would be Times Square, Rockafeller Center, and of course, Central Park. Since NYC is such a destination hub, I have evidently done these touristy things multiple times so far this year…and obviously, I’m a little sick of it. So when Rachel’s visit came around, I asked her if we could avoid as much tourist stuff as possible.