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8 Time-Saving Meal Prep Ideas Nutritionists Actually Use

8 Time-Saving Meal Prep Ideas Nutritionists Actually Use

Health
If you're trying to clean up your diet, preparing your own meals is key. But when you come home exhausted after a long day at work, the last thing you want to do is dice onions or wait around for a chicken to roast.  The way to avoid giving in and calling Seamless is to do your food prep ahead of time, say on Sunday, so you have all your ingredients ready to hit the microwave—or even better, a stash of pre-made meals ready to put on your plate. To help you organize your prep time, we reached out to five nutritionists for the easy tips they use in their own kitchens.RELATED: 10 Nutritionists and Health Editors Share What They Actually Eat for DessertChop a bunch of veggiesIf you're prepping meals just for yourself or one other person, it&nbs
7 Gadgets That Prep Produce in No Time

7 Gadgets That Prep Produce in No Time

Health
Tired of wasting precious time slicing, dicing, and carving fruits and veggies every time you’re in the mood for a salad? Stripping down dark leafy greens, picking the tiny leaves out of strawberries, pitting and slicing avocados and mangos—all that prep can get so tiring that you have no energy left to actually cook your meal, and might leave you running for less healthy convenience foods. Forget the drama: try these cool new kitchen tools that will seriously cut your prep time—and your fresh produce.OXO Mango Pitter, $ 13.95; Amazon.comOXO Stainless Steel Ratcheting Pineapple Slicer, $ 19.95; Amazon.comChef’n Strawberry Huller, $ 7.99; Amazon.comMastrad Deco Veggie Slicer, $ 14.95; Amazon.comOXO 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer, $ 8.49; Amazon.comChef’n Looseleaf Kale and Herb Stripper, $ 7.95; Ama
Hawaii prep school grad gets 45 days jail for bird deaths

Hawaii prep school grad gets 45 days jail for bird deaths

Technology
A college student who graduated from one of Hawaii's most prestigious high schools — former President Barack Obama's alma mater — was led out of a courtroom in handcuffs Thursday after a judge sentenced him to 45 days in jail for slaughtering vulnerable seabirds at a nature reserve. Prosecutors and wildlife conservationists urged a judge to sentence Christian Gutierrez to a year behind bars, saying he deserves full punishment for the grisly killing of federally protected Laysan albatrosses. Gutierrez and a group of buddies from the Honolulu prep school Punahou went camping in 2015 on the westernmost tip of the island of Oahu. Prosecutors say they killed at least 15 Laysan albatrosses near the Kaena Point Natural Area Reserve by bludgeoning them with a bat and machete and shooting them wit