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Say hello to your new meal prep bff
Don't fuss with scrubbing, spiralizing, and cleanup. Meet the Hy-Vee Short Cuts Sweet Potato Noodles and make a new meal prep friend for life. Oh, and for the zucchini fans out there, there's zoodles, too. Look for them in the produce department.
Meal Prep for the Week Using Just 20 Ingredients
Healthy breakfasts, lunches, and dinners can be prepped for the week using one short and sweet shopping list. You probably already have most of them on hand.
Now there's no reason not to stock up on fresh fruit during peak season or when it's on sale. Just remember to grab some pint-sized freezer bags so you can make smoothie packs for the month ahead.
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Bento Box Recipes & Ideas
Simple Ham Salad
with Peaceful Piranha Sweet Chili Peanut Poppers
Spicy Chickpea Pita
with roasted edamame
Italian Egg Muffins
with Peaceful Piranha Sweet Potato Fries
Berry Baked Oatmeal Muffins
with Short Cuts sliced mandarins
Hyvee Culinary Expert TipBlanching vegetables before freezing them stops enzymes that harm flavor, color, and texture. This simple technique involves quickly boiling vegetables and then plunging them into a bowl of ice water.
Hyvee Culinary Expert TipWe know what you're thinking, who has leftover wine? But for those that do, you can freeze it into ice cube trays and use the cubes to make sauces, flavor soups, deglaze a pan, or chill sangria.
Apricot-Almond Health Balls
Making your own energy snack is easy and quick—no cooking necessary. Better yet, this delicious, fiber-rich treat is not uber-sweet like many popular energy bars on the market. Create your favorite version using the dried fruit and nut options your family prefers.
- rolled oats
- dried apricots
- almond butter