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Menu Plan Monday: Week of April 13, 2015

April 13, 2015

A good start to the week, link love from last week, and this week’s Menu Plan Monday!

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It’s a happy start to the week in my house! Passover ended Saturday night and we celebrated with a delicious pasta-filled Italian dinner with friends. Yesterday was the first really nice spring day and we spent it outside with the kids walking along wooded trails in a conservancy along the Long Island Sound in Rye and playing with friends at the playground. Last night Sabrina finally stayed in her bed the whole night for the first time in about three weeks, which meant mommy got a good night’s sleep! And last but not least, the kids are back at school and to their regular routine! Hooray!

I hope you’re week is off to a good start as well. If you have some time, check out some of these fabulous posts and recipes I came across last week. Then get some dinner inspiration with my weekly menu plan below!

Link Love

All Things Food:

Spring Produce Guide @ The Grateful Grazer

15 Scrumptious Salmon Recipes @ Chocolate Slopes

Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs @ Cookie and Kate

Spring Quinoa Risotto @ Dietitian Debbie

Honey Stewed Strawberry Rhubarb Compote @ Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

32 Dietitian-Approved Desserts @ Holley Grainger

Health & Wellness:

10 Things You Must Do Every Day @ Strength and Sunshine

Do You Make These 5 Diet Mistakes? @ The Nutty Nutritionist

Simple Tweaks for a Healthier Life @ fANNEtastic Food

Mindless Eating: Willpower vs Environment – Interview with Brian Wansink @ Sound Bites RD

Children’s Health/Parenting:

How to Talk to Your Kids About Weight @ Paige Smathers RD

Even Dietitians Have Trouble Feeding Their Kids @ Just the Right Byte

Menu Plan Monday Week of April 13, 2015

Week of April 13, 2015

Monday: Peanut Soba Noodles with Snap Peas, Daikon, Red Peppers, and Tofu

Tuesday: Thai Peanut Chicken Satay with Roasted Broccoli and Daikon Salad

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Citrus Roasted Salmon with Lemony Lentil and Chickpea Salad with Radish and Herbs

Friday: Cilantro Lime Steak with Roasted Asparagus and Sweet Potato Salad

What links did you love last week?

What’s on your menu this week?

Tweet me @JLevinsonRD with #DinnerTonight

Linking up at Org Junkie’s Menu Plan Monday

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  1. Sounds like lots of wonderful happenings…your Passover celebration….beautiful weather + a walk outside…getting sleep!!! That’s the best part 🙂 My house will be a little quieter this week, because my son is off to 6th grade camp, so it’s just my husband, my daughter, and myself. I’ll definitely miss my son, but not the sibling squabbles. Love your link-definitely want to check out the Sound Bites interview w/ Brian Wansink-love his work! Have a wonderful week 🙂

    1. Thanks EA! Enjoy the week without the squabbles!! I can’t wait for my kids to be old enough for sleepaway camp!! Have a great week!