Weight Loss

Mum spent half a day meal prepping meals for 12 weeks and cut her grocery bill in half

Kaitie Purssell now spends less time in the kitchen and more time with her kids, and all because she pre-makes her favourite recipes and freezes them – all from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

In fact, she’s made over 90 meals and 148 serves of snacks – and still managed to reduce her grocery bill. That works out at 12 weeks worth of dinners!

 spent half a day meal prepping meals for 12 weeks and cut her grocery bill in half

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be hard or expensive

“After a conversation with a couple of friends that were struggling to get started on their journey to health, I had an idea,” Kaitie tells The Healthy Mummy.

“I thought, ‘A bulk cook up will show them how EASY and BUDGET friendly the Healthy Mummy lifestyle is!’ 

“So mixing 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipes and free recipes from the website, I made over 90 meals, individual sides to freeze such as brown rice, wholemeal pasta and quinoa AND 148 serves of snacks!”

Six Hours of Meal Prep

The mum-of-two says she only spent six hours preparing!

“I cleared my schedule, planned out what I was going to make, ordered my groceries online to be delivered early in the morning and got stuck into it!” she reveals.

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What Kaitie Made:

Easy Satay Chicken from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Mexican Lasagne – recipe HERE

Delicious healthy Mexican lasagna

Spinach Ricotta & Pesto Rolls from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Hidden Veggie Spag Bol from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Beef San Choy Bow – recipe HERE

Beef San Choy Bow

Ricotta & Sundried Tomato Stuffed Chicken from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Boiled Chicken Breast (for wraps) 

Healthy Slow Cooked Asian Chicken – recipe HERE

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Wholemeal Choc Chip Muffins from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Mint Choc Bubble Crunch from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Banana, Raspberry and Choc Chip Muffins – recipe HERE

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Weetabix Balls from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Courgette Brownies from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Chocolate Weetabix Slice – Check out the recipe HERE

Weetabix Slice

Date, Almond and Coconut Bliss Balls from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Chocolate Banana Loaf from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge recipe hub

Mini Chia and Orange Muffins  – recipe HERE

Mini chia and orange muffins

Side dishes – brown rice, wholemeal pasta and quinoa.

And Kaitie was kind enough to share out her prepped meals with three of her friends to help them save time in the kitchen. (How awesome is that?!)

Kaitie’s 3st. Weight Loss

Kaitie credits her incredibly quick slim down to the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges as well as the Healthy Mummy smoothies which she has now added to her regime to maintain her weight loss.

Kaitie says, The Healthy Mummy has changed my views 110%! I love healthy food, I know what is in almost everything I eat, I save money and, believe it or not, in most cases time too by using the Healthy Mummy Meal Plans and cooking most things from scratch.”

But Kaitie admits that her downfall was her diet. “For me, food has 90% contributed to my weight loss. I love food, I always have but I’m very slowly starting to love me too.weight loss

Kaitie’s Top Tips

  • Prep whatever you can, when you can! That may be whipping up a slice such as the Mint Choc Bubble Crunch that takes 5 minutes while the kids have breakfast, pop a banana bread in the oven while you wait for dinner to cook or cook double/triple of all your dinners then portion up to freeze.
  • Make the time to prep.
  • I portion and freeze all extra meals and snacks so I can grab them out last minute if I need to. 

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Kaitie adds: “Being prepared and getting organised doesn’t only save time and money it also makes your life so so much easier.

“This lifestyle was made for busy mums like myself.”

What a great idea! We SHOULD ALL take a leaf out of Kaitie’s book!

Lose weight on a budget with the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge!

If you want to improve your overall health and wellbeing but don’t have the budget for a gym membership or fancy pre-made healthy meals – our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is an awesome program to check out. 

Our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge includes:
  • 28 days of at home exercise routines (no gym needed) – with video instruction
  • Customisable and breastfeeding friendly meal plans
  • Time-efficient exercises for busy mums – under 30 mins
  • Challenge combines Pilates exercises with interval and circuit training (HIIT)
  • Suitable for basic to advanced fitness levels
  • Home to thousands of EASY-TO-MAKE recipes!

To learn more about our 28 DAY WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE CLICK HERE.

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