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6 Benefits of Menu Planning

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Tired of constantly hearing “What’s for dinner”? Know what’s even worse than that? Having absolutely no clue what the answer is! Menu planning can absolutely help you be more efficient and organized when dinner time rolls around. Here are some fantastic benefits of planning meals in advance:

  1. Health – This is probably the best reason for planning meals. If you already have something made at home sitting in your fridge it will  be a much healthier option than hitting the drive through on your way home from work.
  2. Time – By preparing meals in advance you’ll end up having much more time with your family. Seriously, who really wants to spend an hour or more every single night cooking when you could be spending quality time with your peeps?
  3. Money – You will save serious cash by eating the majority of your meals at home. Eating out can get really expensive!
  4. Kids – By making meals at home you have the opportunity to get your kids involved in the process. Children tend to be a lot more enthusiastic about eating when they’ve had a part in making the meal themselves.
  5. Stress – Which sounds better? A. Rushing to the grocery store after a stressful day in hopes of finding something resembling some sort of dinner and then trying to feed your family at a reasonable hour. B. Coming home from work and heating and serving a delicious meal you’ve prepared earlier in the week? Meal planning takes all of the stress out of dinnertime!
  6. Weight management – If you’re eating take out or fast food most of the week then that is definitely going to take it’s toll on your waistline.  By using menu plans it will be much easier to control the calories you’re consuming (and they won’t be empty calories).

We have created monthly menu plans for you and your family that are healthy and delicious. All our menu plans come with recipes that everyone will love! Meal planning will not only save you time and money, you’ll also be healthier, less stressed and more organized. To get your healthy menu plans now visit us at cleaneatingonline.com/specials