Create a Base Sauce on Sunday You Can Customize for Quick Weekday Meals

If you know you’ve got a crazy-busy week ahead, take a few hours over the weekend and do all five of these things. If the week ahead is looking a little less hectic, just knock a few of these off the list. Even if you only have time for one thing, it will help you cook better, smarter, and faster throughout your week.

Source: 5 Things to Do This Weekend to Make Weeknight Cooking Easier

I do stuff like this, making navy beans and mashed sweet potato that I’ll use throughout the week.  Stuff that can be microwaved in a minute or two, so I can quickly eat to maximize digestion time before doing something.