Tips for Saving Time in the Kitchen (Part 2)

Want to learn great time saving tips for the kitchen? In this week’s podcast episode, we’ve got quick meal prep tips that will help you spend less time in the kitchen and more time on fun!

  • By Jess Dang
  • September 5, 2019

In today’s new podcast episode, we share more strategies for saving time in the kitchen. If you haven’t checked last week’s episode, make sure to start there so you have the full game plan to kick off your most efficient school year yet!

While last week we shared ways to cut down on your prepping and cooking time by being smart about your tools, skills, and ingredient choices, this week we’re all about giving you tips for getting ahead so that dinner goes smoothly every weeknight. After listening to this episode, you’ll be able to:

  1. Shift your mindset to always help your future self out
  2. Find the time to meal prep
  3. Reduce your meal prep time with simple kitchen hacks

Have a listen and make sure to let us know what you think in the comments below! 

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Links mentioned in this episode

Check out the links we’ve mentioned:

  1. Part 1 of strategies for saving time in the kitchen
  2. Build your knife skills
  3. Join our Kitchen Heroes Facebook Group so that you can participate in a future knife skills challenge
  4. Buy a strainer spoon and boil everything in the same pot of water
  5. Buy a magnetic white board for your freezer and always have an inventory of what’s in there

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