Sometimes meal planning can be a little daunting, and, let’s face it, a bit boring. I get it. Instead I want to share with you a simple 4-step strategy to go into your week with. We’re going to make something to freeze, one that’s a breeze, something for flavour, and something to savour.
Something to freeze can be any freezer-friendly or make-ahead recipe. One that’s a breeze is a simple recipe that comes together in 30 minutes or less for an easy weeknight dinner.
Something for flavour is a sauce, dressing, dip, spread, or basically anything you can add to veggies, grains, or proteins to spruce them up a bit. And something to savour is a snack or treat that’s nice to have on hand.
Here's what we're doing this week...
SOMETHING TO FREEZE:
My friend Gena from The Full Helping made this simple vegan lasagna recipe. She's in the throes of her dietetic internship and totally exhausted, so if she can make this (and post it on her blog!) then so can you.
ONE THAT’S A BREEZE:
These Tempeh Tacos may look fancy, but they come together in under 30 minutes including prepping your toppings. Plus you can get everyone to assemble their own dang tacos and save yourself a bit of work.
SOMETHING FOR FLAVOUR:
You're going to need something to go with those tacos, so why not whip up a batch of this Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce from Piping Pot Curry? You can use leftovers throughout the week to top rice, to dunk veggies in, or thin it out and use it as a salad dressing.
SOMETHING TO SAVOUR:
And for a quick and easy snack, whip up a big batch of this Super Simple Chia Pudding. It makes a great breakfast but is also perfect for snacking on if you want something quick, cool, and light. A batch will last you the better part of a week in your fridge.
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