Have you seen those videos or blogs that share “What’s in my purse?” Well, I wanted to share “What’s in my fridge!” I love watching grocery hauls on instagram, far more than I appreciate the Nordstrom Rack sale.
I’ve had a long stretch off last week, I’m headed back into the work grind so I wanted to make meal prep and snacks easier on myself. I got a big load of groceries on Thursday and then a few more on Friday and spent the afternoon working to meal prep.
I make it a priority that the boys have fresh and healthy fruit and snack options ready. Whenever I get any fruits or veggies, I wash them and cut them and put them into containers for easy access. I didn’t used to like strawberries very much because they can be a bit tart, especially during the off season. My secret hack, (the boys and my mom both agree) is to add two packets of a natural sweetener and then refrigerate giving the strawberries a good shake every once and awhile.
I also chop up my green onions and cilantro so I can just grab the container and it’s ready to use! I feel like I don’t waste as much food when I’m intentional and prep my food this way. When the boys want a snack they can just reach in the fridge and see what is available and I don’t have to cut up fruit every time they ask.
I also used up some leftover sweet corn to make some Mexican corn. I added some lime mayo, some cilantro, tajin seasoning, and some parmesan cheese. It’s DELICIOUS and I always seem to over estimate how much sweet corn our family eats.
I have some meat and cheese cut up, I have some supplies to make pickle wraps, (my current obsession), I’ve got cottage cheese to eat with the peaches I just picked up from the Amish yesterday, I’ve got some pineapple (I LOVE PINEAPPLE!), I’ve got a container of shredded rotisserie chicken ready to throw into whatever I’m making, and I’ve got some of my FAVORITE chicken salad! Check that recipe out because it’s 10/10!
And finally, I have all the supplies to make my favorite vegetables to make my egg veggie scramble! I made this for supper last night. I fry up a sausage link fresh from our local locker, they are called snack sticks and they are my favorite. So I add two of those, a giant handful of spinach, cilantro, green onions, fresh mushrooms, chopped cherry tomatoes, and then finally two eggs. I mix all that up and add my FAVORITE lime mayo + parmesean cheese (Are you seeing a trend here? These are staples in my diet!)
I also picked up some bulk bacon cheese from the Amish. It can go bad quickly so I usually chop it into fourths, shred it and freeze it. All of this prep is in an effort to make the food that I bought easily accessible and to minimize food waste! So anyway, that’s some of what my meal prep/grocery haul looks like! I hope you liked this peek into my fridge!
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