Menu Plan Monday: Week of March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015

Getting ready for Passover, recipes and links I loved from last week, and this week’s Menu Plan Monday!

Hope everyone had a great weekend! Although it still doesn’t feel like spring (Saturday was 36 degrees!), we did some spring cleaning around here to get ready for Passover, which starts this Friday night. As the week progresses I’ll finish clearing the pantry of the cereals, grains, and snack foods we can’t eat next week and I’ll fill our shelves with the Kosher for Passover staples we’ll need for the 8-day holiday.

I’ll be making some recipes this week that will use up some of those pantry goods (e.g. canned beans) and that we can’t eat over Passover (e.g. pasta). Check out my menu below to see what’s planned. But before you do, check out these posts and recipes I enjoyed last week. I hope you do too!

Is Coffee Healthy? @ fANNEtastic Food (guest post by Jenna @ Make Healthy Easy)

Chirp Chirp Deviled Eggs…And 4 Surprising Nutrition Facts About Eggs @ Meal Makeover Moms

One Small Change @ Your Choice Nutrition by Dietitian Brittany

Plant Based Diet Resources @ The Grateful Grazer

14 Simple Cauliflower Recipes @ Mom to Mom Nutrition

menu plan monday

Week of March 30, 2015

Monday: Sweet Corn & Spinach Baked Flautas with Spinach Salad with Jicama

Tuesday: Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato and Broccoli Pasta with Side Salad

Wednesday: Off Duty

Thursday: Whatever remains in fridge that needs to get used up before Passover!

Friday: Passover 1st Seder at my in-laws – bringing quinoa with fennel and dried fruit and a matzo farfel stuffing

Are you getting ready for Passover or Easter?

What’s on your menu this week?

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Linking up at Org Junkie’s Menu Plan Monday

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    1. Thanks Betsy! Jicama is so great, but I think underutilized in cooking! Hope you get to have it again soon!

  1. Hi Jessica, Love your link love! Your menu plan looks nice. My son is home, and because he loves to grill, I am taking advantage of that. Lots of grilled chicken, repurposed into cob salad or as a Caesar salad topping. Made a big pot of black beans and will do something with them. Have a terrific week!!!!

    1. Thanks Diane! So nice your son is home and will grill for you! I can’t wait for the weather to get nice enough here to start grilling too! Can’t wait to see what you do with the black beans! Have a great week!

    1. You’re welcome! So excited to try it. Thanks – Going to add some beans to it too. I’ve made it before and it’s delish!

  2. I’m glad I didn’t grocery shop for the week yet– I’m making your sun-dried tomato and broccoli pasta!! Thanks for sharing the cauliflower round-up too! Here’s to a great week 🙂

    1. Glad I could inspire! Hope you enjoy it. I have made it before and it’s delish. I add some beans to it too. Have a great week!

  3. Delicious links! Just pinned those spinach and corn flautas-yum! Although we will be going out to a family brunch for Easter, I just put together an Easter brunch recipe round-up 🙂 You have me motivated to do some spring cleaning now!!! Have a wonderful week!

    1. Thanks EA! Don’t those flautas look awesome?! Excited to try them tonight. Gonna head over to check out your Easter roundup right now. Enjoy the holiday!

  4. Always love your weekly menus! This year I’ll be going out for Easter brunch on Sunday so no cooking for me! Where are you spring weather?!