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Athletes know that planning out meals in advance is one of the keys to success in achieving wellness goals. That’s why we created our healthy meal prep series. Previously we shared tricks to make breakfast pizza and master bento boxes. This week, learn how to maximize the nutrients in citrus and grill five days’ worth of lunches.
Julienne the lemon and lime zest.
FIT CHEF HOW-TO: JULIENNE CITRUS
“Don't waste the most delicious part of a lemon, the peel, which contains more vitamins and minerals than the juice,” says New York City-based recipe developer Laura Rege. Using a peeler, remove strips of zest from a lemon or lime. Lay one strip flat on a board with the white pith facing up. Using a small paring knife, remove the white pith and discard. Very thinly slice the remaining yellow peel with a sharp knife.
Prepare the meals.
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