The Ultimate Guide to Meal Prep
Here are 24 simple do-ahead tasks. Just pick as few, or as many, as you have time for on a Sunday, and you'll have a jump-start on a week full of "Ready, set, eat!" dinners.
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Cook Your Veggies
16. Bake potatoes
for a baked-potato-bar supper
later in the week. Refrigerate, then reheat in the microwave.
17. Roast root vegetables
, such as carrots, parsnips, turnips, potatoes, fennel or acorn
or kabocha squash,
for a side or to toss with pasta. Store in the fridge, and later, reheat by microwaving for three minutes or warming on a sheet pan in a 350-degree oven for 10 minutes.