It’s time consuming to find healthy, easy to make recipes, especially because I have food allergies.
One idea is to search out chefs or bloggers who have the same allergies as you. You can find meal planning ideas for common allergens online. Once you have found some recipes that you like, add them into your regular meal
Sometimes when I make a meal plan, the meal I chose last week does not sound great the day I go to make it.
Try building some flexibility into your meal plan by scheduling a lazy night. The truth is, we don't have the time or energy to cook every night. Plan a couple lazy nights that don't require cooking and take the opportunity
Spinach is cheap in big bags, but I run out of ideas on what to use it with. Shakes and casseroles are good, but I don’t like it sautéed much anymore. Ideas?
The first thing you can do is store your spinach so it stays fresher for longer. Try keeping it in the high humidity drawer of your fridge, and lining the bag or container with a clean cloth or paper towel
Here’s what stops us from meal planning: Space, procrastination, weekly flyers, picky eaters. And time.
Try starting small and strategically! Rather than planning a whole week, plan just the next few days. Look at ingredients you already have on hand, what's on sale at the store, and think of recipes you love, then make a
I need meal planning tips for just for me and him. I’m on a weight loss journey and he needs all the calories he can get!
One thing you can do is keep your pantry stocked with kitchen essentials like grains, beans, and frozen veggies. Then you can make one recipe, but bulk up his servings with extra quinoa, pasta, or rice, for example. Another idea is
I need meal planning tips for a family of 4. Mom, meat-eater dad, good-eating 9 year old, endlessly fussy 4 year old!
People tend to like things they helped make, and children are no different. So try involve your kids in meal planning and cooking. Give them choices when possible. #AskLFHW Find some more tips for avoiding food waste with kids here: http://metrovancouver.wpengine.com/use-it-up/waste-less-with-kids/Pages/default.aspx
Chili burnout is real! Here are a couple of ideas for your black beans. Shrimp and black bean salad (combine shrimp, black beans, romaine lettuce, toasted almond slices, and parmesan, and then top with a lemon vinaigrette) Roasted garlic and