Menu Plan Monday: Week of April 27, 2015

April 27, 2015

Weekly menu plan including nutritious and delicious recipes.

Link love and this week’s Menu Plan Monday including baked falafel, rosemary-roasted cauliflower, chicken burgers, and salmon sticks!

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a fabulous weekend! We spent ours visiting friends in Baltimore, which was tons of fun for the kids. We visited the national aquarium, saw a wedding in the inner harbor, and the girls had their first sleepover with friends!

In case you missed it, last week was the April Recipe ReDux reveal, which was all about spring cleaning our pantries. I shared my recipe for Peanut Soba Noodles, which is by far one of my family’s favorite recipes and appeared to be a fan fave as well!

Peanut Soba Noodles with Crispy Tofu and Spring Vegetables @jlevinsonrd

Don’t forget to check out the other ReDux recipes, as well as some I share below in my Link Love for the week. I even have some of them in this week’s menu plan!

Link Love

15 Ways to Reduce Food Waste @ Your Choice Nutrition by Dietitian Brittany – in honor of Earth Day

Eating Healthy While Traveling (and Still Enjoy It!) @ Chocolate Slopes – get ready for summer travel season

Breastfeeding Tips for Working Moms @ Enjoy Every Bite – great tips for all moms, working or not

5 Reasons to Shop with a Grocery List @ Mom to Mom Nutrition – So true! Do you shop with a list?

There were so many amazing recipes posted this week, these are just a few I absolutely loved:

Farro and Beet Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette @ Nourish RDs

Creamy Carrot Mac and Cheese @ Mom’s Kitchen Handbook

Healthy Quinoa Muffins: 3 Ways @ Simply Quinoa – the Blueberry Lemon ones are calling my name!

One Pot Chicken with Olives and Mushrooms @ Teaspoon of Spice

Formula Meals: Quinoa Salad @ Food Confidence

Spicy Asian Salmon Meatballs @ MJ and Hungryman

menu plan monday

Week of April 27, 2015

Monday: Baked Falafel served over salad with pita and yogurt dressing

Tuesday: Asian Salmon Sticks with Soy Ginger Dipping Sauce and Rice, Radish, Feta Salad

Wednesday: Artichoke Chicken Burgers with Fennel Beet Parsnip Puree (burgers made with shredded zucchini instead of spinach) and Rosemary-Roasted Cauliflower with Raisins

Thursday: Leftovers

Friday: Dinner at the kids’ nursery school

What’s on your menu plan this week?

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Linking up at Org Junkie’s Menu Plan Monday

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    1. Thank you Rebecca! I’m excited to try them! I have a bunch of zucchini leftover from last week, so figured i could sub it for the spinach. Hope it turns out just as good as your original recipe!

    1. If your kids are anything like mine, they will love it!! Hope you give it a try and everyone enjoys it!

    1. 🙂 make them!! I’m excited to try your salad. Subbing brown rice, but hopeful it will come out just as good!

  1. Even though I’m a beef gal all the way you have me convinced with those chicken burgers. I’ve been craving a non-beef burger! And NO, I’m not pregnant… [that’s what I told my husband lol].

    1. haha…I get cravings for things all the time and am definitely not pregnant!! i haven’t tried the chicken burgers before, but they look good. I’ll let you know how they are!

  2. Great meals! Cauliflower and raisins in a favorite duo in this house, and I love your addition of the rosemary. That’ll definitely be happening next time the cauliflower goes on sale (it’s obnoxiously expensive here)! Cheers.

    1. Thanks Heather! I totally agree with you to wait until it’s on sale. I only buy it if it is, or at Trader Joe’s!! Hope you enjoy it when you get a chance!