I think the biggest benefit for meal planning is the flexibility it provides. I used to stress out at the beginning if I didn’t make what was on the menu for that particular night. Now that we have been doing this for a while, I am very comfortable swapping around the order of the meals as the week progresses, or “banking” them for another night if plans change. This week’s dinner menu is a little less creative and a little more simplistic. We are in the midst of some heavy spring cleaning and garden planting, so keeping prep to a minimum is key for us right now.
Pineapple and Tuna? Really?
A delightfully delicious and fresh twist on the standard Tuna Melt.
In case you have ever thought about meal planning and are still feeling overwhelmed at the thought of it. I am starting a blog series on meal planning. That series, along with these weekly menu posts, will eventually get moved over to their own page so they are easy to find and refer to for ideas!
On with Week 21:
NW Mama’s Menu for May 19-25
Does meal planning sound scary to you?
I am here to convince you, eventually, that you DO have the time and that it will save you much MORE time in the not-so-long run.
Does meal planning sound scary to you? It did to me too, until a little over a year ago when I started really getting serious about it. I did it initially to save my sanity. I homeschool my two daughters, work from home part time and host international students. I also have a garden full of weeds.Read More »
I love egg salad, especially when it’s done just right. Please notice I didn’t say “perfect.” I realize that “just right” is relative to each person, so here’s MY “just right” version.