Meal Prep for BFF

So, its been a while since I’ve done meal preps for a week. My bestfriend had been asking me to make her one. Glad that she’s taking the step to live healthy (and lose weight, for that matter), I happily complied with her request. She kept asking me if I already had the menu. At that time I didn’t have it, nor the next day, nor the day after that. Saturday came and what already felt like cramming made me do the menu. Here’s what I planned for her.

Monday
Bfast: Black coffee, Sausage and brown rice
Lunch: grilled chicken with red sauce pasta
Dinner: chicken teriyaki and veggie salad
Before bed: Kankunis

Tuesday
Bfast: black coffee, corned beef, brown rice, boiled egg
Lunch: porkchop, brown rice, mixed veggies
Dinner: chicken finger, tofu fries, mashed sweet potato

Wednesday
Bfast: black coffee, tocino, brown rice, boiled egg
Lunch: chicken teriyaki, brown rice, steamed broccoli
Dinner: fried chicken, mixed veggies, mashed sweet potato
Before bed: kankunis

Thursday
Bfast: black coffee, potato omelet, brown rice
Lunch: porkchop, brown rice, green beans
Dinner: grilled chicken, steames broccoli, mashed sweet potato

Friday
Bfast: black coffee, bacon, brown rice, boiled egg
Lunch: chicken teriyaki, brown rice, steamed broccoli
Dinner: fried chicken, mashed sweet potato, mixed veggies
Before bed: kankunis

Sunday came and after we went to attend mass, my family and I went for a quick shopping at South Supermarket (I kinda like this supermarket because they have more of the goods I look for for meal preps. In short, more healthy stuff).

Grocery shopping is tricky. I wrote all the things I’d have to get but when I got there, the menu changed.

I immediately started cooking when we got home. I boiled 5 eggs for her breakfast.

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Then as that cooked, I cleaned the chicken breasts, sliced and squeezed calamansi and sprinkled garlic salt, pepper, and cayenne powder all over it.

I’ve had a stash of cayenne pepper at home since I was able to come across an article that says cayenne pepper helps boost metabolism. It is most often found in diet and weight loss formulae.

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I let it sat for a few minutes then went straight to another chicken dish.

I sliced chicken breast fillets to smaller portions and marinated it in calamansi and low sodium oyster sauce.

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After that, I went straight to grilling the chicken. Sprayed a few extra virgin olive oil to the chicken before grilling.

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When it was done, I sliced it and added a dip.

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The dip contained mayo and turmeric powder. Turmeric is known to have antioxidant properties helping the body fight off free radicals that causes cancer. It contains curcumin that fights off inflammation in the body, helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease, helps cure arthritis, helps fight heart diseases, and it’s also known to help fight depression.

After I’m done with the grilled chicken, I cooked all her breakfast. I cooked the sausages, spam, bacon, tocino, and corned beef.

I cooked the red rice and boiled the sliced sweet potatoes.

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I also fried chicken and pork chop as additional viands in her meal prep.

I cooked the mixed veggies (corn, carrots, peas, green beans) in butter. Cooked the marinated chicken.

When I’m done with all that, I started putting them into containers.

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I transferred the granulated coffee beans I bought into a Ziploc. Added tea to the picture and voila!

Here’s Jem’s first week meal prep!

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Some of her friends don’t trust nor believe in her to really live up to this. I know she’s gonna fall back sometimes but she’ll get through this. She’s taken the first step. She’s got the willingness to do so.

She’s also been working out. As a matter of fact, last week she’s been training with me. Baby steps.

And of course, what kind of friend will I be if I let her slack off.

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To those who ridicule her, the least you could do is support her. If you can’t, then just SHUT UP! 😊

P.S.
Since I posted the pictures on my FB and Ig, people have been asking me to do the same for them. I’m still thinking if this will be a business venture I’d be willing to enter. Stay tuned!

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