Tag: meal planning

Meal Plan / Week 30 October 2019

This week began and ended with muffins – Pumpkin Spice to kick off the week, and Pear Blackberry to end it! Both were amazing and I strongly recommend you give them a try. We also enjoyed large dinner salads, one vegan and the other topped with poached chicken. I also […]


Easy Meal Planning with 4 Theme Weeks

If you’re getting into a rut with your go-to recipes for weekly meal plans, here are 4 ways to spice things up. Each is a unique challenge to push your creativity and resourcefulness, save money, or engage your family in nightly meal prep. PANTRY SWEEP Take a look through your […]


Meal Plan / Week 13 June 2019

All my boys were out of town this week, leaving fewer mouths to feed, and fewer meals to prepare – four dinners and one easy breakfast. Each of these recipes provides ample leftovers. Enjoy! I’m also excited to share a recent article I wrote that was published by the Whole […]


Meal Plan / Week 7 May 2019

This week’s menu is global, with recipes originating in Africa, India, and Japan. It includes duck and lamb, two varieties of protein we don’t typically prepare but certainly enjoyed. We’ve also incorporated more standard fare like chicken and salmon, along with bright and flavorful vegan meals and two desserts. All […]


Meal Plan / Week 6 May 2019

We’ve got every meal covered this week. Enjoy our beautiful Fresh Artichoke Frittata for breakfast; celebrate another #tacotuesday with Vegan Chipotle Jackfruit Tacos for dinner; bring leftover Thai Curry Veggie Noodles with Chicken to work for lunch; and snack on sweet, sugar-free N’Oatmeal cookies. You’ll find turkey, chicken, pork, vegetarian, […]


Meal Plan / Week 5 April 2019

This week’s recipes include moist and creamy salmon; spicy ginger chicken; and three fantastic plant-based (aka vegan) entrees – Shepard’s Pie, Risotto, and Pizza. Plus three great veggie side dishes, two sweet treats, and gorgeous roasted golden beet chips. We’re halfway through the Whole Life Challenge, and adapted a few […]


Meal Plan / Week 4 April 2019

This week’s menu is particularly vibrant and colorful, with a variety of flavors to match. We found creative ways to celebrate Passover and week two of the Whole Life Challenge with recipes that avoid sugar, wheat, and dairy. It’s hard to choose a favorite, but we suggest you give Yin […]


Meal Plan / Week 1 April 2019

Let’s get planning: six dinners with built-in lunchy leftovers. Bonus: a healthy snack and a sweet treat! Saturday – Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette and Confetti Corn starts our week off on a colorful vegan high. Sunday – Our weekly taco obsession is addressed via Beer-Braised Chicken Tacos […]


5 Immediate Benefits of Meal Planning

If you don’t consider yourself a planner, you may not see the value of meal planning. Do you imagine it would restrain your spontaneity or limit your creativity? Does the idea of organizing weekly plans feel overwhelming? Are you struggling to know where to begin? My family has been meal […]