This month, Megan Gordon is right here to provide us a take a look at just what dish preparation appears like for her family members! Megan is an author as well as dish designer living in Seattle, WA, the writer of Whole Grain Mornings, as well as mommy to a 2-year-old. Please welcome Megan!
If you’re anything like me, you might locate on your own coming under a rut of recurring food preparation in the weeks (or even months) after the holiday.
Right currently, I’m stressed out from holding, as well as I’m really feeling unimaginative by the cabbage as well as Brussels sprouts at the shop (any kind of fresh fruits as well as generate are rather restricted right here in Seattle). It’s been all also very easy to draw on very easy family members faves as well as remain in our food preparation convenience area.
There’s absolutely nothing always incorrect with this, naturally! I am constantly attempting to obtain our kid to attempt brand-new foods so he’ll continue to be interested in brand-new tastes as well as preferences.
So today, we’re actually intending to burst out of our weekend break quesadilla rut. I’m intending on making a handful of extremely vivid weeknight dishes that our kiddo will certainly (ideally) prefer to consume, yet that additionally continue to be very easy to deal with so supper preparation does not reduce right into our night family members time.
Here’s the strategy!
Meal Plan for February Week 2
1 Minestrone Soup: This soothing, extremely functional soup is an excellent method to lure children to consume their veggies, as well as the healthy protein from the beans is an included benefit. I make use of tinned beans to accelerate the dish, as well as leading with a charitable dose (or more) of Parmesan.
Serve with crusty bread on the side as well as supper is done.
2 Chicken Fajitas: Sure to please both the grownups as well as children in your family members, these poultry fajitas fast making as well as very easy to spruce up. I make the marinate in advance as well as begin seasoning the poultry the 2nd I stroll in the door in the very early night to obtain that get out of the method.
Be certain to offer with a lot of cozy tortillas, chopped avocado, as well as sour lotion.
3 One-Pan Roasted Harissa Salmon with Vegetables: You understand those suppers that appear even more unique as well as engaged compared to the moment they required to in fact gather? This salmon dish is simply that: it’s baked on a sheet tray, tidy as well as so prep up is extremely very easy.
The going along with cherry tomato salad actually does finish the dish, so you should not should fuss with added side recipes.
4 Lentil Stew with Sausage: This flavor-packed dish is made with Italian sausage, bacon, as well as tender lentils– simply things for a stormy, chilly February night. It will certainly maintain all week in the fridge, so you could make it a couple of days in advance of when you require it or eagerly anticipate leftovers for a couple of days.
A salad with some shade as well as level of acidity, similar to this Fennel, Radicchio as well as Endive Salad, aids stabilize the durable tastes of the stew.
5 Lemony Spaghetti with Peas as well as Ricotta: This pasta seems like a very early peek right into springtime, as well as it’s an excellent one to have in the regular turning. This dish will certainly quickly come to be a household fave if your children (like ours) enjoy pasta, peas, as well as cheese. It’s a little very early in the year to locate springtime onions, so I cut one huge leek rather (or you might make use of 4 to 5 environment-friendly onions).
Serve with Kale Caesar Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing.