Meal Planning

This is the first in a series on meal planning. It’s a great way to save money and reduce your food waste. Although some of the items mentioned might not fit your diet, the basic principles are the same.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Balls


  • 1 cup oats – soak for about 12 hours prior to use
  • 2/ 3 cup coconut, toasted and shredded
  • ½ cup peanut butter (natural with no additives)
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs
  • 1/ 3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds – soak for about 12 hours prior to use


Combine all of the ingredients.

Roll up the mix into 1-inch balls and place them on a parchment paper.

Refrigerate for a couple of minutes till they’re firm.

Transfer into an airtight container.

They last about a week in the fridge.