Oh the sweet relief of the first pay day of the year. But before you gift a chunk of your hard-earned salary to Pret, Eat and others, we have important news: it doesn’t have to be this way. This week, we’re talking meal prep, and why it’s about so much more than having something to eat at lunchtime. It’s a statement of intent about the kind of week you want to have; a way of supporting good nutrition, along with your financial and psychological wellbeing. Been there, done that and bought the Tupperware? We hear you. So, on hand to help you turn your meal prepping aspirations into a weekly habit are Dr Hazel Wallace, an NHS doctor and founder of The Food Medic (thefoodmedic.co.uk) and Emilie Bellet, founder of Vestpod (vestpod.com).
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