Here is what I truly love: hearing stories from awesome people who decided they wanted to do something with their life and then they go out and do it. We all need a little bit of that inspiration once in a while, right?
That’s exactly why we interviewed Dini Klein of Prep + Rally on our show this week.
You can download this episode from Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio, and Spotify – or listen to it below! Welcome to the Show Notes! Check out this page for any links, notes, or photos we referenced in the podcast.
At the beginning of the year, Jordan and I decided that we were going to make some changes with how we ate. We wanted to stop eating out so much and we wanted to stop throwing out so much food. Every sad bag of spinach that I tossed in the trash was money that we were literally throwing away (not to mention extremely wasteful of our environmental resources).
But there was one problem: we don’t really know how to cook. Or, we don’t know how to cook well.
Enter Prep + Rally.
I found Dini on Instagram and was intrigued by her claim that you could prep four dinners in one hour. What? Maybe that would be possible for a chef like her, but not for someone like me. But tired of eating tuna sandwiches three nights a week, I signed up. And she delivered. I learned the sequence of how to prep things and how to look at what I have and make modifications. And best of all? We started saving so much money on food.
I started learning more about her business and knew I wanted to interview her. Not only is she a whiz in the kitchen who saved us time (and sanity), she’s also really inspiring. If you’ve ever wanted to take your big dream and start working towards it with small steps, Dini has just the inspiration that you need.
In this episode you’ll hear:
- How she got the courage to walk away from funding for her business, and start it all on her own
- What it was like to end her private chef business and create a totally new business (and forgo a paycheck for a few months)
- How the small steps of progress keep her motivated, even on the really bad days
- How she feeds her family of four for $100 per week
- Her best meal prep hacks that can help you cut back on your food waste, ditch that takeout, and eat better food
If you’re interested in signing up for Prep + Rally, you can use my referral link for 20% off.
Erica Gellerman, CPA
Erica Gellerman is a CPA, MBA, personal finance writer, and founder of The Worth Project: a weekly money newsletter you actually want to read. Her work has been featured on Forbes, Money, Business Insider, The Everygirl, The Everymom, and Lifehacker. When she's not writing about personal finance you can find Erica exploring Europe from her temporary home base in London.
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