Tips for getting dinner on the table during the week

  • Have a stocked pantry:

-Canned tomatoes

-Assorted canned beans

-Canned salmon/tuna

-Various sizes/shapes of pasta

-Jars of ready-made sauces (like Trader Joe’s Spinach Punjab, Masala, enchilada)

-Dry whole grains (brown rice, quinoa, whole wheat couscous)

-Broth (Chicken, Beef, or Vegetable)

  • Stock freezer with frozen vegetables/meat

  • Plan ahead. Plan the week’s menu on Sunday night or Monday morning.

  • Post a menu of the week on the fridge.

  • Thaw meat in morning/night before.
  • Check previous post “Easy weeknight family meals” for great recipe ideas.

Categories: nutrition

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3 Comments on “Tips for getting dinner on the table during the week”

  1. KARLA
    November 17, 2008 at 6:30 am #

    YOU ARE THE BEST!!!,

    THANK YOU FOR YOU VERY HELPFUL TIPS!!!

    KARLA B.

  2. KARLA
    November 17, 2008 at 6:31 am #

    LOVE YOU WEBSITE!!!

  3. Karla Brooks
    November 22, 2008 at 7:46 am #

    HI Melissa,

    My mom is visiting from Mexico, and she has enjoy your blog field with great ideas, and valuable tips. Thanks again, and hope to see you all soon.

    Karla B.

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