So I’ve started rotating our dinner meals. And you know what my success rate has been the first two weeks following this rotation? 100%. Well, I did skip homemade pizza last Friday for last minute dinner plans, but besides that, it’s been right on. Before with the more traditional meal plan, my success rate was more like 70%.
I think part of the reason I didn’t always follow my meal plan (especially the end of the week when I was like “what was I thinking?!”) was because I dreaded the planning part so much that I didn’t do a thorough job. I think it has to do with decision fatigue — having to go through my huge batch of recipes on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. But with my 30 meal focus, I have a smaller, more thoughtful list to choose from. (more…)