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Meal plans for a busy lifestyle?

I am constantly running around during the day and that has led me to make horrible meal choices. Usually in the morning I would grab a slim fast bar or sometimes a poptart and for lunch i ran through a drive thru to get something quick and easy. I am bound and determined to be done with the fast food for good, but then that requires me preparing something ahead of time. What are some very quick and easy meal plans that don't require a lot of time?

Asked By: susieq - 3/27/2007
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I just recently lost 40 pounds. You seem like you have some sort of weight concerns being that you are eating slim fast bars. Fast food sets off endorphins in your body and makes you crave it more when you eat it. I made the decision oneday to just stop eating it. I have become happier, skinnier, healthier and best... More
Answered By: Jessica - 3/27/2007
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You could eat nose snacks when you don't want to cook
Answered By: Darriruss O - 3/27/2007
 
There is a great show on Food Network call 30 minute meals. They are easy and healthy. Also they taste great, I've made many! Good Luck!
Answered By: Kris Kelly - 3/27/2007
 
Well healthy cereal in the morning is quick and easy, you can t eat it in your car though. Or put some fruit in a blender add a little milk and make a smoothie.
Answered By: f_jayce - 3/27/2007
 
you can grab some fruit, nectarines are really good, and for the price of a burger, you can get a few kilos worth, or get some yogurt, and drizzle on some oats, and dried fruit, these actually take less time than a fatty fast food meal being prepared, and its better for you
Answered By: simplecomplicated - 3/27/2007
 
Sandwiches are so underappreciated. They don't have to be gross. You can do more than just ham and cheese... More
Answered By: Dr. Stiles - 3/27/2007
 
What I did alot was cook the night before.. so when I got home the next day, I just had to heat it up. Otherwise I get too hungry to wait for food to cook and would get Mc Donalds. For snacks, i have a tray with veggies already cut up and ready to dip. Also healthy snacks, like nuts and seasme seed crackers. For... More
Answered By: mommy - 3/27/2007
 
I too understand about eating on the go when entertaining a busy lifestyle. We have three children and eat out alot as well as at home too. I have found that you can eat healthy on the go but, you have just got to know your choices. Instead of a burger opt for a grilled chicken sandwhich or a wrap. Instead of a poptart... More
Answered By: melissa_4573 - 3/27/2007
 
you must eat more in the morning,so get up a bit earlier. lunch the way you are doing it now as you have no time but dinner should be at least a steak and salad,which doesn't require a big expertise.
Answered By: asso - 3/27/2007
 
I like big salads... I buy the bagged lettuce, carrot sticks, cherry tomatoes, any pre-chopped veggies for that matter, cubed/shredded cheese for the basic part of the salad. For the meat/protein, I use the little tuna cans, imitation crab, shrimp, or any deli style meat in cube form. (You can either buy it pre-cut or... More
Answered By: Monica K - 3/27/2007
 
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