“Meal Planning may be helpful for people (working/students) in the age group below 40 years. Above 40 to my knowledge most of us have figured out a system for this.”
Having a Meal Plan is always an advantage but should not hold you back from enjoying otherwise.
Every family has some favorite meals – those which when served elicit a positive response from all and very few murmurs of discontent come forth!
Abundant with flavors of various cuisines and sub cuisines all of which contained the principle of providing for/ensuring a balanced meal for everyone.
Reducing sugar/salt/oil intake/ having salads and soups/ choosing roasted over fried foods etc does not count as having a balanced and nutritious meal.
Before you start planning your meals for the coming days, check with the family members what food they are craving for and would like to be included in the meal plan in the coming days.
We wake up in the morning and start thinking of what to cook for breakfast up to lunch, maybe.
In a family, each member has a different choice or preference and that has to be factored in when one is planning the daily menus.
Meal planning is making a plan of meals with optimal nourishment and nutrition for every member of the family within the available resources.