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Watch the viral TikTok video of Adelaide nurse Louana Waldhuter’s meal prepping routine

Nurse, 24, delights time-poor foodies with the simple meal prepping routine she uses to stay healthy and avoid snacking on junk food

  • A woman’s simple meal prep technique has gone viral in a video sweeping TikTok
  • Louana Waldhuter, 24, uses budget-friendly ingredients from Woolworths
  • These include chicken kebabs, pre-packed salad kits and microwavable rice
  • She uses the technique to prepare for working three consecutive 12-hour shifts
  • Ms Waldhuter says meal prepping helps her to keep her calorie intake in check

A busy nurse’s simple meal prepping routine has gone viral in a video sweeping social media.

Louana Waldhuter, 24, uses budget-friendly ingredients from Woolworths such as chicken kebabs, ready-made salad kits and microwavable rice to make breakfast, lunch and dinner before heading to work at an Adelaide hospital.

In a clip uploaded to TikTok, Ms Waldhuter said she prepares the meals whenever she is about to start three consecutive 12-hour shifts.

She said having meals ready to eat helps her to keep her calorie intake in check by reducing the chance of ordering takeaways and snacking on junk food.

Adelaide nurse Louana Waldhuter (pictured) has created a simple meal prep routine that has gone viral on TikTok

Ms Waldhuter said she prepares the meals (pictured) whenever she is about to start three consecutive 12-hour shifts

She said having meals ready to eat helps her to keep her calorie intake in check by reducing the chance of ordering takeaways and snacking on junk food

Ms Waldhuter said she prepares the meals (left and right) whenever she is about to start three consecutive 12-hour shifts

‘How I prepare to work three 12-hour shifts in a row and stay on track with my macros in 30 seconds,’ Ms Waldhuter wrote in the caption.

The footage shows her making breakfasts of overnight oats and strawberries, lunches of spicy chicken salad and dinners of Mexican rice with minced beef.

Ms Waldhuter saves time chopping up meat and vegetables by buying chicken kebabs then pulling the pieces off the skewers to fry them, and using bags of pre-chopped salad and greens.

Her simple tricks, which have racked up more than 76,200 it was shared online on Thursday, quickly drew praise. 

Ms Waldhuter uses budget-friendly ingredients such as Woolworths ready-made salad kits

Ms Waldhuter uses budget-friendly ingredients such as Woolworths ready-made salad kits

She makes low-calorie dishes with things like microwavable Mexican rice

And chicken kebab skewers

She makes low-calorie dishes with things like microwavable Mexican rice (left) and chicken kebab skewers (right)

Ms Waldhuter's simple prepping, which has racked up more than 76,200 it was shared online on Thursday, quickly drew praise

Ms Waldhuter’s simple prepping, which has racked up more than 76,200 it was shared online on Thursday, quickly drew praise

‘Getting enough protein during night shifts has always been a struggle, thanks for this!’ a nurse replied. 

‘These look delicious and so easy,’ another added.

A third said: ‘So not gonna lie, this is really helpful.’

A fourth wondered why she had never thought of taking meat off skewers to save time.

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