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Menu Plan Monday: January 29, 2018

January 29, 2018

Menu Plan Monday week of January 29, 2018, including Citrus Fennel Salad, Cilantro Lime Steak, Roasted Garlicky Green Beans, Baked Mushroom Leek Frittata, and Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts Pasta with Lemon Sage Ricotta

Latest Happenings:

A few months ago when I relaunched my site I let you know that I will be sharing more of an inside look into how I feed my kids and the challenges I face around the table. Well, in case you missed it, I did just that in my latest post 10 Tips to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables. My once “gourmet little foodies” have become a little more selective lately, especially when it comes to vegetable consumption.

Whether you are a parent who has dealt with this issue in the past, is currently struggling, or never went through it, I want to hear from you about your experience feeding kids veggies. And if you don’t have kids, you may still find this post of interest as many people commented on Facebook, Instagram, and on the post itself regarding their husbands and boyfriends.

In other news, have you checked out my Media page recently? I’ve added a few new articles I have been quoted in lately, including one about dieting in kids, hacks to make packaged foods healthier, and why I don’t recommend juicing. I hope you find these articles interesting and helpful for your day to day life.

Now, to this week’s menu plan!

Menu Plan Monday is designed to inspire you to create your own menu plan for the whole family each week of the year. 

Menu Plan Monday: Week of January 29, 2018

Monday: 

Snack: Yogurt pouch and raw pumpkin seeds

Lunch: Salmon cilantro salad sandwich, cucumbers/tomatoes, olives, and grapes

Dinner: Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprout Pasta with Lemon-Sage Ricotta and Citrus Fennel Salad with Champagne-Lemon Vinaigrette

Tuesday: 

Snack: String cheese and clementine

Lunch: Hot lunch for the girls (on the menu: scrambled eggs, waffles, quinoa salad with butternut squash and dried cranberries – sounds good, but let’s see what they eat!)

Dinner: Instant Pot Chicken and Yellow Rice and Roasted Garlicky Green Beans

Wednesday: 

Snack: Popcorn trail mix

Lunch: Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad, cucumbers/peppers/tomatoes, orange smiles

Dinner: Leftovers of IP Chicken and Yellow Rice

Thursday: 

Snack: Roasted edamame beans and grapes

Lunch: School lunch (on the menu: grilled cheese, autumn vegetables, and tomato basil soup)

Dinner: Baked Mushroom Leek Frittata and side salad

Friday: 

Snack: Apple and sunbutter

Lunch: Smoked salmon cucumber wrap, veggies, and strawberries

Dinner: Cilantro Lime Steak, Roasted Sweet Potato Salad, and Popcorn Cauliflower

What’s on your menu plan this week?

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