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Try to fix meals ahead of time. This will save you time for friends and other things I like to make double the portion of food that way you have food for two different nights. You could make dinners and freeze them too.
Not only will a garden let you enjoy fresh vegetables without all those pesticides (not to mention they haven't made a 3000 mile trip to your table). You can also freeze and can to enjoy these wonderful veggies all year long!
I was eating near the bottom of my range, and nothing was happening! I was cycling between 187 and 188 for 2 to 3 weeks. So I started reading a couple of articles and blogs on eating more to lose weight. I started eating towards the upper end, and at today's weigh-in I broke through the plateau!!!
Planning a menu a month in advance is a great way to keep your kitchen and grocery list organized. If you are on grocery budget, this is a great way to stay within that budget, since you already know what you will be eating through the month.