Oct 28, 2019

Let the countdown begin… we’re only 6 days away from my due date! Many of you h…

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Let the countdown begin… we’re only 6 days away from my due date! 👶🏻💃🏻 Many of you have been asking me to share my pre-baby meal prep, so I decided to put everything together in a blog post for you that’s now live! 🥘🙌
Over the last few weeks I’ve basically been living in the kitchen. I’m not only trying to get ahead on content so you all won’t miss me while I’m on maternity leave, but also prepping my freezer so Isaac and I have plenty of meals and snacks ready to go during the first few weeks home from the hospital with a new babe. I imagine I won’t have much extra time on my hands. 😂
This is similar to my meal prep philosophy, but for baby prep I have been focusing mainly on breakfast, dinner and snacks (if I don’t have these things ready to go I tend to reach for less healthy choices 🙈) and making things that I can prep in advance and freeze. I’m also planning out ideas of items that I want to keep on hand for easy meals and snacks like smoothies, protein balls, trail mix, pasta/pasta sauce, apples, nut butter, hummus, veggies, crackers and hard-boiled eggs.

Over on the blog I feature 30+ meal prep ideas with everything from baked oatmeal cups and protein balls to soups, sheet pan meals and freezer burritos. These recipes are perfect for expecting parents or someone who is planning to have a surgery or knows that they have an extremely busy time coming up in their life. Meal prep like this can be a serious game-changer and make you feel a little more prepared for what’s to come! 💯
Head to the link in my bio for the full blog post —> @eatingbirdfood 📸: @_michelle_chu

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Comments to Let the countdown begin… we’re only 6 days away from my due date! Many of you h…

  • Omg so close ❤️❤️ Meal prep is also good at distracting yourself a little 😬😬

    trish_the_dietish October 29, 2019 1:50 am Reply
  • @yanir25 yes this will be me when I’m pregnant lol

    aleamargret October 29, 2019 2:12 am Reply
  • Wow the oatmeal cups are calling my name!

    everydayallergenfree October 29, 2019 2:30 am Reply
  • May Monarch Buddha protect you and your baby. 🤰👼

    siripunya_indaditta October 29, 2019 2:35 am Reply
  • You’re so beautiful!!! I’m so excited for you. Do you have a food train going on? I would like to send you some meals while you’re recovering. Let me know the details!! Congrats Mamacita! I can’t wait!!! ✨✨✨

    welsymourino October 29, 2019 2:36 am Reply
  • You are adorable!

    taralynnmcnitt October 29, 2019 2:51 am Reply
  • So smart👏get paper plates for the first few weeks too, makes clean up so much easier!

    tiff__dow October 29, 2019 3:04 am Reply
  • Just mama to mama here, if your baby wants to nurse a lot (which mine did non stop) it’s going to be hard to eat anything that is soupy/hot without risking spilling it on your baby. If I could go back and do it again, the only freezer foods I would make are burritos (holds stuff in better) or bread-like things (banana bread, waffles, pancakes). I stuck to sandwiches, protein bars and fruit most of the time. Not trying to troll here. Please ignore me if you find my comment hurtful in any way, as that is never my intention.

    desert_dottir October 29, 2019 4:26 am Reply
  • Oooh yes I prepared so many meals and then froze them… best thing ever!

    debbizi October 29, 2019 6:25 am Reply
  • Ahhhh so excited for you

    starinfinitefood October 29, 2019 12:33 pm Reply
  • oh my gosh so close! so excited for you mama❤️ praying for you guys!

    restoring_radiance October 29, 2019 1:17 pm Reply
  • That is just genius!

    to.kale.and.back October 29, 2019 3:17 pm Reply
  • @stasherbag

    madelinehollands October 29, 2019 4:03 pm Reply
  • @healthyhaleyv

    happysheen October 29, 2019 6:37 pm Reply
  • Hey Brittany we’re gonna needta food prep too! So I’ll start here! It’s going down soon!

    groatesk October 29, 2019 11:17 pm Reply
  • This is going to save your tail for sure!!😂 Enjoy the last of being pregnant ❤️

    foodbymars October 29, 2019 11:26 pm Reply
  • Good luck and love every tiny moment👍🏾

    angusandhigginsma October 30, 2019 1:06 am Reply
  • Such a good idea! @lisawetton89

    lynzehostetter October 30, 2019 4:34 am Reply
  • Great idea! What to think ahead!

    melissavogelfitness October 30, 2019 4:43 am Reply
  • @eatingbirdfood can you tell me where you bought your top?

    jennviz_fitness October 30, 2019 5:49 pm Reply
  • These are so good!!! 😍

    naturesgreens October 30, 2019 5:55 pm Reply
  • Congrats!!! Big changes coming!!!!! What a special time!

    wholenewmom October 31, 2019 3:21 am Reply
  • And no–you won’t have much extra time on your hands. It’s a life changing thing for sure—the hardest thing you will ever do, but also the greatest!

    wholenewmom October 31, 2019 3:22 am Reply

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