Tips for Weekly Meal Planning from a Working Mom. Getting dinner on the table with your family doesn't have to be a struggle. This week I'm giving you a peek inside of my kitchen to see how we meal plan each week as a busy household. We've sharing tricks, tips, and a work-week's worth of recipes (complete with a shopping list) to get a delicious healthy food ready in half an hour or less.
Instant Pot Creamy Steel Cut Oatmeal with Chia Seeds – an easy recipe for smooth and creamy steel cut oats cooked in an electric pressure cooker. Steel cut oats are a hearty breakfast that is gluten free, uses whole grains, and you can top it off with your favourite berries, seeds, maple syrup and nut butters! I
This Honey Mustard Curried Chicken Chicken is the perfect mix of sweet and savory — an easy but tasteful dinner recipe for Sunday dinner or a busy weeknight! Pair this Honey Mustard Curried Chicken recipes with some rice and a quick salad, you have a full meal (plus lunch leftovers) under control. Dinner - check, lunch prep - check!
My Family's 15 Favourite Delicious & Easy Ground Beef Recipes. This collection of 15 family-friendly recipes focuses on a variety of ways to serve up humble ground (mince) beef! These recipes are for busy parents, use authentic ingredients, and are speedy, easy and ridiculously tasty. Featuring every-day ingredients you will likely already have in your fridge or pantry!
This Asian Harvest Noodle Salad is an easy recipe and healthy late summer that features vermicelli rice noodles and a homemade low calorie Asian dressing. Our family loves easy meals, and especially noodles for salad bases, making them a fun and kid-friendly meal. We also love that the harvest vegetables (peppers, carrots and gorgeous rainbow chard) in this side dish are versatile and can easily be used in more than one dish throughout the week to avoid food waste! And when it comes to using up those delicious and abundant harvest vegetables available in the late summer season, this sesame Asian salad dressing makes them taste about as amazing as you can imagine!
Fresh Peach Dump Cake. Don't let the name "dump cake" scare you off from trying this fast, easy, panty and meal-planning friendly cake! This delicious and easy dessert using seasonal peaches has been passed down now in my family for over 100 years must be one of the original dump cake recipes that are out there. Every time I have extra peaches that need used up, I think about this quick and easy dump cake, which features a homemade cake as the top layer and a delicious peach layer on the bottom.
Why you won’t see my kid cooking! The Messy Little Kitchen shares tips in each recipe on how to engage kids in the kitchen, plus additional information on cooking with kids and developing their food skills and literacy. Which is just so important! But when it comes to digital safety, I don't include pictures for the public to see of my kid in the kitchen. I'm sharing my reasons for sharing less of my family online to create balance in our lives, and why we've made this decision about “sharenting” (sharing our child on social media).
This fast & healthy recipe for Salmon Patties is on the table in what feels like no time, and is easily paired with simple sides. This recipe uses canned salmon that you can easily keep on hand in your kitchen pantry for an emergency meal you need a quick dinner, recipe failure, or you just don't feel like making dinner. If you're looking for easy meal ideas that are kid approved, a simple way to begin cooking with fish, or some food pantry meal ideas, add this to your list! This is a great back-up to ordering takeout and will soon become a favourite!