My Top 5 Tips for Meal Planning During Holiday Weeks
Before you let a long weekend or midweek holiday throw a wrench in your meal planning and prep mojo, consider an adaptable, recipe-less gameplan to prevent weeknight dinner hour panic. This approach works well for those weeks when schedules are unpredictable and helps to reduce the risk of food waste. Follow these five simple guidelines […]
Quick Sweet Chili Beef Stir Fry
Wondering what to do with the ground beef you bought on special, aside from the usual meatballs, meatloaf, meat sauce regulars? Try it in a stir-fry! This Quick Sweet Chili Beef Stir Fry is on the table in 20 minutes, thanks to minimal prep, a 3-ingredient sauce, and frozen vegetables. Problem solved.
Trader Joe’s Recipe: Loaded Sweet Potato Fries
As if we needed another reason to eat (healthier) festival/fair/carnival food on a weeknight, this recipe requires just three ingredients from your neighborhood Trader Joe’s (or substitute your fave grocery brands, see sidebar) and 30 minutes. Save yourself the dishes and let people dig in, family-style. Round it out with a side of fresh cut […]
Meal Prep Guide: How to Store Prepped Vegetables
You’ve mapped out a dinner plan and shopped for groceries. Now you plan to get ahead by chopping vegetables to have at the ready when it’s time to cook. Before you do, read up on how to best store them to ensure they’ll be as delicious on day three as the day you bought them. […]