I keep a small cooler or insulated bag in the car with me. On days when I have lots of errands, I use it to keep water, juice, fruit, and a sandwich, so that I'm less likely to grab fast food or some other snack while I'm out and about.
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Keeping a cooler in the car with healthy snakes and drinks. Take the cooler with you whenever you go, to the mall, zoo etc. Eat before you leave the car, you will find that you will eat less fast food.
I make nutritious, satisfying pre-portioned meals ahead of time and keep them in the freezer to ensure I have something readily available when I'm crunched for time. If I have a few spare minutes while making dinner, I'll complete a prep item for the next day's meals. I have a cooler in the car with a frozen water bottle to keep things cool and fresh and then I have the water at the end of the day too!30
Keeping the meals labeled properly is key, sometimes once it's frozen it's hard to make out what it is. Making larger batches of a meal also enables you to buy more of something when it's on sale so you're saving money then too!
I keep a small plastic cooler in the car at all times, the size that a 6 pack of cans, juice, water etc can fit into. I keep it in the car for any cold items that I might buy and not be able to get it in the fridge right away. Use it for frozen foods, drinks, or fruit. Less fear of spoiling.
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