Eating healthy when you have a busy work week can be challenging, but it's not impossible.
When I was growing up my mother wrote out the weekly menu so she knew in advance what the family would be eating before heading out to the grocery store. The same pre-planning works today and you can take it a step further by prepping meals ahead of time and packaging them in single-serving portions. Do it all on a Sunday and pull the prepared meals out during the week for a home-cooked meal made with fresh ingredients.
To help navigate the prep-ahead landscape, here's quick guide that spells out how to build a make-ahead meal.
Tell us your best tips for make-ahead meal planning.