Being just my husband and myself in our home, and working very different work schedules, we found ourselves in a pattern of fast food and no cooking, making us spend more money in the long run and not looking out for our health. For months, almost years, I have been trying different food methods to avoid the “I’m tired and just going to pick something up” in life. Many said try meal prepping – my husband and I are both not fans of anything that isn’t freshly cooked. Others said dinner delivery services – which are amazing, but can be pricey and don’t satisfy all 21 meals you need in a week. So finally, for those of you who need the stability of both nutritional and financial value in food, I have found my top five tips for simplifying your food routine.