This week is all about how to use 1-2 hours on the weekend to making weeknight dinners super easy! In the next few posts I will tell you about: Simple make-ahead meals Set-up for Weekend Meal Prep Multi-tasking in the kitchen Menu time! Week 2 Menu: Chickpea cutlets and picatta sauce with steamed kale Pizza … More Week 2: Weekend Meal Preparation
To regular readers of this blog, it is no surprise that I love lists. Writing down a list of things to do, meals to cook, or any other aspect of my life that needs some order makes me feel functional and in control. And crossing things off a list? Well, that is downright euphoric. So, … More Week 1: Lists, Lists, Magical Lists!
I love cookbooks. I can easily spend an evening browsing cookbooks, perusing pictures and making lists of all the recipes I dream of making. When I first started meal planning I started with cookbooks. I would go through cookbooks and make a list of seven recipes, one for each day of the week, along with … More Week 1: Finding Weeknight Friendly Recipes
This week is about the basics of meal planning. In this post I will share our menu, grocery list and prep-plan for the week. In the next few posts I will tell you about: How to figure out what to cook Shopping your pantry for ingredients Making a menu Menu time! Week 1 Menu: Sundried … More Week 1: Foundations for Meal Planning