Does your life revolve around a perpetual to-do list? Pick up the kids, go to the store, get an oil change, pay the bills, put away laundry (wait, are those pants clean or dirty?) and plan a week’s worth of healthy meals that are high in protein, rich in nutrients and taste amazing.

Sounds overwhelming, right? It can be. While it may feel as though this busy season of life is running you ragged, a healthy diet can positively impact your mood and energy levels, enabling you to become your best, most efficient self.

So how do you go from eating protein bars for lunch and spending too much money on buffet-style dinners to preparing your own meals? The following tips will provide you with the ideas and inspiration to create the best-looking Buddha bowls and the tastiest tacos every Tuesday. You’ll save time and money in the long run, allowing you to spend more energy on more important things, like crushing your next PR.