Workweek Lunch Blog

Workweek Lunch Recipe: The Go-To Burrito Bowl

Did you know that a huge amount of people in their 20’s buy burritos more than twice a week? Burritos are essential to our diets in 2016, apparently. We just can’t go too long without eating them. But unless you’re strictly buying $5 burritos at Moe’s on a Monday, buying one burrito a week is more expensive than making yourself three …

How I Save Up To $260 Every Month By Cooking My Own Food

Next to food, I love talking about money. And even though I was terrible at math in school, I’m pretty good at crunching money numbers (with the help of Mint, my favorite money managing app). Eating cooked food and planning meals doesn’t just help your body feel its best. It also keeps your bank account in awesome shape. Learning about …

What Vacations And Grocery Shopping Have In Common: How To Meal Plan

grocery shopping meal planning vacations

You’ve probably never woken up on a Saturday morning and randomly decided to book a flight to your dream vacation spot for the very same day. If you have done that, bravo to you. I admire your spontaneity. Jetting off to the Caribbean right now without prior planning wouldn’t be the best beginning to a relaxing vacation. It’s the same for grocery …

How I Cooked 11 Meals For $60 In One Week

Recently I’ve been cooking A LOT and so far, it’s changing my life for the better in ways I didn’t think it would. First of all, I enjoy it so much that I want to challenge myself. That’s why this week, I took it up a notch and cooked as many meals as possible on the nights I wasn’t hanging out with friends. …

Just Skip The Juice Cleanse: Health Advice From Dr. Lauretta Ihonor

Dr. Lauretta Ihonor

Long before I figured out a legitimate, sustainable healthy lifestyle for myself, I was the queen of yo-yo dieting. It was pretty miserable. All of my focus was on my appearance — not how I felt. I was willing to do almost anything my body to be skinny… except actually stick to healthy habits, of course. When I discovered Dr. …

Case Study: How This Foodie Mastered Healthy Weeknight Cooking For One

Being able to cook well is totally something to be proud of. My buddy Ethan is super humble about his cooking skills, but he’s definitely a boss in the kitchen. He doesn’t usually bring lunch to work because he’s able to eat cheap and healthy there. But at home, he’s a big fan of cooking Mediterranean inspired dinners and he …

For The Love Of Meal Prep: Kale Pesto Pizza & Easy Chicken With Veggies

I start getting excited about meal prep on Thursday. There’s nothing better than knowing I have a completely free Sunday afternoon to get into cooking. This Sunday, I banged it all out in three hours. When I say “all,” I mean two kale pesto pizzas and three lunches for the week. Feeling adventurous, I tried a slightly different recipe for chicken …

Case Study: How To Live And Eat Healthy Like A Yoga And Fitness Editor

My friend, Leigh Weingus, is my favorite kind of health-obsessed person. She doesn’t tell other people that her way of being healthy is the only way. A healthy lifestyle means something different to everyone, and for this yoga and fitness editor, it means making conscious decisions that contribute to her overall well-being every single day. In this interview, Leigh shares her advice …

Case Study: How This Busy Associate Producer Crushes Cooking For One

Zoe Vock

My best friend, Zoe, recently nailed down cooking the right foods for her body. In this interview, she shares how she figured out how to not waste food and improved her life by cooking with quality ingredients. She’s seriously a pro when it comes to using fresh veggies from the farmers market. Like most New Yorkers, Zoe lives a busy, …

15 Foolproof Ways To Use Up Greens Before They Go Bad

scrambled eggs on toast with kale

There’s nothing worse than seeing a bunch of limp greens in your fridge after a busy week when you didn’t have time to cook. You had good intentions. You actually went out and bought a bag of spinach. But instead of making beautiful leafy salads like you planned, it just sat in your fridge, forgotten. RIP spinach. Just because your …