Nine Days Menu Planning Ideas

Vegetarian Taco Salad

Bumping up this post from two years ago, since it's that time of year again! Here are some of my absolute favorite vegetarian main dish ideas, perfect for your Nine Days Menu Planning.

My Menu Plan for the Week of January 20th

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I was out of town for three days last week, so I didn't share our menu plan. My apologies - I know some of you missed it. My Dinner Menu Plan for the Week of January 20th Monday -- Vegetarian Tacos with Morningstar Farm crumbles Tuesday -- … [Read more...]

My Menu Plan for the Week of January 6th

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You know how you can know something is the right thing to do? And yet you keep doing the wrong thing? Over and over again? For example: Right =  Knowing that menu planning saves money, time and sanity. Wrong = Coming up with a steady stream … [Read more...]

Our Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2013)

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The first night of Rosh Hashana is just a week from tomorrow night. One. Week. (Breathe) I've been meaning to do this for a month, but denial was firmly rooted in my menu planning brain. Last night, however, I took no prisoners, stayed up … [Read more...]

#Grain-Free Menu Plan & Shopping List (Week 2)

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Welcome to week 2 of my attempt at a month-long grain-free eating plan. I've been officially at this for 11 days. I've lost 3 pounds and am feeling really good. Fewer headaches and I think I might even have a drop more energy. Although I will say … [Read more...]

#Grain-Free Menu Plan & Shopping List (Week 1)

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Since deciding last Tuesday, sort of on a whim, to try being grain-free for a month, I've been fumbling in the dark as far as what to cook. Basically I've been eating a lot of vegetables and fruits, some cheese (like feta or parmesan on my … [Read more...]

Our Shavuot Menu Plan

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Maybe it's because my husband's been away, and we've been in "bare minimum" mode. Or maybe it's because I love dairy and don't have to think too hard about what I want to eat for two days of dairy meals. But until this moment, I haven't sat … [Read more...]

January 2013 Menu Plan

January Menu Plan

I can't believe there are just two days left in 2012! Where did the year go? It's true what Erma Bombeck said - the days are long, but the years are short! Anyway, I just hammered out my family's menu plan for January 2013. At many of your … [Read more...]

Our December Menu Plan

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It's back - by popular demand: A whole month dedicated to the ins and outs of Menu Planning. Over the course of December, I will be sharing the many ways that menu planning can help you save money -- and time. And even a little bit of your … [Read more...]

Shmeini Atzeret / Simchat Torah Menu Plan (The Updated Version)

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It occurred to me last night that (a) I am really burned out on cooking already and (b) I'm feeling like all we've been doing the last week is EATING. And eating. And eating. So, I decided to revamp our menu plan to make things a little … [Read more...]