DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -September is National Family Meals Month and Nina Struss, Hy-Vee registered dietitian outlines methods to have kids take part on food prep—plus utilizing the freezer for simple, cooked-ahead meal options. A featured recipe is Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches.
In the primary segment, talking points about meal prep/planning and involving children (by giving them age-appropriate tasks) include:
- Step 1: Take Inventory o Check your refrigerator, freezer and pantry to search out out what items you might have available. Keep a listing of spices and seasonings you might have currently at home. ▪ Helps to avoid buying a product it’s possible you’ll have already got.
- Step 2: Create a Meal Plan o Plan your meals for a number of weeks at a time. o Start your menu planning with the major meal. Then determine what to have for lunch and breakfast. o Know your schedule and your loved ones’s schedule if applicable. o Remember the important thing concepts of a healthy weight loss plan when planning. ▪ Utilize the MyPlate resources.
- Step 3: Make a Shopping List o Get to know the layout of your food market! o Categorize your needed ingredients based on their department or aisle number. o If you might have coupons for products you’d normally buy, clip them and put them in an envelope to take with you or use the Hy-Vee app to avoid wasting them to your phone.
- Step 4: Shop Strategically o Easy Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget o Buy produce in season or go for frozen fruit in the course of the winter months. o Take a look at the majority section for nuts, seeds, flours, grains, granola, etc.
Within the second segment, Hy-Vee’s Virtual Freezer Meal Prep Workshops are covered. These informative opportunities teach on methods to immediately liberate time of their week by meal prepping ahead and stocking their freezer with more healthful meals. Plus, get inspired by this tropical dish that tastes phenomenal and freezes easily: Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwiches (recipe link HERE).
Claim your FREE workshop today by applying the next promo code at checkout: FAMILYMEALS2022.
Link for registration for Traditional Menu Virtual Freezer Meal Workshop is here.
Link for registration for the Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Freezer Meal Workshop is here.
5 Reasons to Register for Virtual Freezer Meal Prep Workshops
1- Meal prep made easy and healthier because of Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians. General meal prep suggestions provided by a nutrition expert. Spanish class offered quarterly.
2- Time and value saving! In 1 hour, prep 5 balanced freezer meals, each serving 4-6.
3- Organized: Registration features a link to Hy-Vee Aisles Online with all of the ingredients grouped together, so you possibly can easily shop for every thing you wish.
4- Convenient: Miss class or can’t attend live? No problem! Every monthly workshop is recorded and available On Demand for you to look at and participate at a time that works best in your schedule.
5- Food allergy friendly: Pick from our traditional or *recent* gluten-free and dairy-free freezer meal workshops that may keep you feeling your best!
What’s included? Every little thing it is advisable shop and prep 5 meals in only one hour, plus instructions on methods to make the meals. • 5 freezer meal recipes: Prep now, make and luxuriate in later • Corresponding grocery list by department • General meal prep suggestions • Access to Hy-Vee registered dietitians for any questions.
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